This humble beach stretches along the coast, not calling much attention to itself. Despite that, it has become very popular among the visitors of the nearby area.
Located on the edge of Freeport, four miles east of the "downtown" area, Taino Beach is on the South West coast of Grand Bahama Island. You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you are staying very close. Although the Bahamas has more secluded beaches than Taino Beach, it offers just the right amount of privacy and atmosphere to attract families and couples alike.
Other than one section that has a pier and some chairs, Taino Beach is free of development and is generally free of any crowds that other nearby beaches tend to have.
Please note that public restrooms are not available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. Fortunately, beach chairs are available for guests hoping for a place to relax by the water.
Taino Beach and its availability of conveniences can be found well within a major tourist area. If throngs of people are something you want to avoid, it'll be a decent idea to make plans against other visitors, like heading to the beach for a breakfast picnic and cool swim. If you do not, you could risk the amenities being overwhelmed.
This spot is on the South West coast of Grand Bahama Island; this area boasts other attractions such as Lucayan Golf Course, which is a mile and a half to the west.
If you're interested in mixing culture with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Ye Olde Pirate Bottle House, a lovely museum found fairly close-by, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.
Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in the Bahamas. The following table includes the closest attractions.
|Lucayan Golf Course||Golf Course||1.7 mi.||W||Grand Bahama Island|
|Art Gallery||1.8 mi.||WSW||Grand Bahama Island|
|Ye Olde Pirate Bottle House||Museum||1.8 mi.||WSW||Grand Bahama Island|
|Gift and Souvenir Shops||1.8 mi.||WSW||Grand Bahama Island|
|Leo's Art Gallery||Art Gallery||1.8 mi.||WSW||Grand Bahama Island|
|Treasure Bay Casino||Casino||1.8 mi.||WSW||Grand Bahama Island|
|Museum||1.8 mi.||WSW||Grand Bahama Island|
Taino Beach is in the Freeport area, so walking the city is a definite option. The closest town is Freeport, which is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From Taino Beach, Freeport is just up the road, roughly four miles (six kilometers).
Whether or not you encounter many other people will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of visitors from lodgings in the area.
Vacationers will find a fairly good assortment of lodging options to choose from in the area that encircles Taino Beach. The closest of which are listed in the table below.
|Flamingo Bay Yacht Club & Marina Hotel||1.2 mi.||WSW||Resort|
|Taino Beach Resort||1.3 mi.||WSW||Resort|
|Pelican Bay Resort At Lucaya||1.7 mi.||WSW||Hotel|
|Grand Lucayan||1.7 mi.||WSW||Resort|
|Bell Channel Inn||1.7 mi.||W||Motel|
|Grand Lucaya Bahamas Beach||1.9 mi.||WSW||Resort|
One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to enjoy a meal at an area restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without having to go far. One of the closest restaurants is Outriggers Native Restaurant. This restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean food. They are also famous for their barbecue and seafood.
Restaurants closest to this beach are listed in the following table.
|Outriggers Native Restaurant||(242) 373-4811||Caribbean||Very Casual||0.7 mi.||SW|
|Tony Macaroni's Conch Experience||(242) 533-6766||Caribbean||Very Casual||1.2 mi.||WSW|
|(800) 824-6623||Caribbean||Very Casual||1.2 mi.||WSW|
|Flying Fish Modern Seafood||--||Caribbean||Informal||1.6 mi.||WSW|
|Sabor||(242) 373-5588||Fusion||Informal||1.7 mi.||WSW|
|Cappuccino's||(242) 373-1584||Italian||Informal||1.7 mi.||WSW|
|(242) 373-1333||American, International||Informal||1.7 mi.||WSW|
|Giovanni's Cafe||(242) 373-9107||Italian||Informal||1.7 mi.||WSW|
|(242) 373-2398||Chinese||--||1.8 mi.||WSW|
|Pizza Hut Lucaya||(242) 373-7210||Italian||Very Casual||1.8 mi.||WSW|
|Pisces Restaurant Lucaya||(242) 373-5192||International, Italian||Informal||1.8 mi.||WSW|
|Allie's Snack Bar||(242) 373-8870||Caribbean||Very Casual||1.8 mi.||WSW|
Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach on Grand Bahama Island will have lots of options besides Taino Beach.
Vacationers may also want to visit Churchill Beach, located within a couple of miles.
Of course, the Bahamas has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but visiting Taino Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in the Bahamas even more memorable.
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