Port Nelson Beach

There doesn't have to be a lapse in time between the hour that you land on Rum Cay and head to the beach. Port Nelson Beach is adjacent to Rum Cay Airfield, and impatient travelers hitch a ride to the beach first time.

Positioned on the island of Rum Cay, Port Nelson Beach is on the South East edge of the island, You might think about stopping by even if you are not staying in the vicinity. Port Nelson Beach stands out because it's perfect for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Other nearby beaches in the Bahamas offer views of the sea that are just as pretty, but are usually busier because they're frequented by tourists looking for a lively scene.

How to Access The Beach
One of the main roads from the Rum Cay Airfield leads directly to Port Nelson Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Bright, almost neon, turquoise waters are the main draw to Port Nelson Beach, which also has gorgeous ad soft white sands, and green trees lining the beach. One fun part of this beach is lying on your towel and looking up into the sky to watch as planes fly overhead.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

If you find that you prefer sunny days which offer visitors a peaceful environment, then you may want to try Port Nelson Beach; it is back within a less urbanized section of the region.

What's Nearby


Cities and Towns

It might be a bit of a trek to get there, but is the closest population center. though you may find some smaller towns near the beach.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well.

Don't anticipate finding any of The Bahamas' frequently visited hotels alongside this beach, but if you're trying to elude masses of travelers, the lack of accommodation options will be a welcomed sight.


There aren't any restaurants in the immediate surroundings of this shore, so you might want to pack a lunch for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach on Rum Cay will have lots of options besides Port Nelson Beach.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Port Nelson Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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