Northside Beach

While not exactly on the northern portion of the island, Northside Beach does not dissapoint those looking for an easily accesible beach that also offers an escape from the crowds. Located centrally on the island, it is an option for anyone searching for the beach that calls to them.

Set just outside the heart of the island of Eleuthera, Northside Beach is on the South-Southeast coast of the island, You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Travelers in search of a tranquil, secluded setting should venture a little farther from the city, and a little closer to Northside Beach.

How to Access The Beach

You will likely need a car if you are looking to go to Northside Beach. With direct road access and a dedicated parking area, a car is probably the best option.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach is lined with crystal clear water that lets swimmer see the sandy bottom easily. Landside, the beach is free of heavy development, though you will be able to see a few buildings if you look for them.

There is also a great restaurant right on-site if you're interested; many find it the perfect, convenient solution for lunch. There are so many dining experiences to be had in the Bahamas, but having a meal on the beach can be especially fun. So, you may wish to consider getting pre-packed lunches from your hotel if they offer them. Otherwise, street vendors and casual walk-up eateries will have take-out dishes you can bring to the beach.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. The water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you're hoping to find some interesting marine life.

If you usually like coasts that bring guests an idyllic haven, then you should enjoy Northside Beach; it is found in a much quieter part of Eleuthera.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Northside Beach on the South-Southeast coast of Eleuthera. Guests might consider staying at the Northside Inn, which can be found just a short distance away. Some guests will want to walk here, while others will choose to take a cab out to this hotel, one of the most conveniently located booking options accessible from Northside Beach, though you may not find too many additional popular spots close-by.

Cities and Towns

The town of Rock Sound is close-by and is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From the coast, Rock Sound is a fairly short distance away, maybe a mile and a half (two kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. Northside Beach is not located near many major hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.


While the area surrounding Northside Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you're willing to drive or bike a few miles. One of the nearest restaurants is Northside Inn Restaurant, which is just a little ways away.

Nearby dining options are provided in the following table.

Restaurants near Northside Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Northside Inn Restaurant (242) 334-2573 Caribbean Very Casual 0.0 mi. SW
Sammy's Place -- -- -- 1.5 mi. WSW
Pascal's Restaurant and Bar -- Caribbean Informal 1.8 mi. WSW
Coco Plum Seaside Restaurant Bar -- -- -- 2.2 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Travelers who are looking for the ideal beach on Eleuthera will have lots of options besides Northside Beach.

Vacationers may also want to visit Skeleton Beach, which is located within the range of a cab.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in the Bahamas, and dropping by Northside Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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