South Rum Cay Beach

If your goal is to have a whole beach all to yourself for a day, South Rum Cay Beach is exactly what you are looking for. Though beautiful, the island of Rum Cay is not very populated, making it easy to find a stretch of sand to claim as your own.

Located on the island of Rum Cay, South Rum Cay Beach is on the South coast of the island, You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. It's often said that South Rum Cay Beach is perfect for getting away from vacation stresses, like overly crowded restaurants and attractions. Most other beaches in the Bahamas may have the same warm sand and calming breezes as South Rum Cay Beach, but tend to be more crowded because they're lined with some of the most famous hotels and restaurants.

How to Access The Beach
South Rum Cay Beach is set on the south coast of Rum Cay.

Amenities and Ambiance

South Rum Cay Beach enjoys white sands lined with striking palm trees. The calm, aquamarine waters are home to a few outcroppings of coral, making it a fun place to try and get in some snorkeling.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

South Rum Cay Beach grants an idyllic and tranquil retreat, in part because the location that surrounds the beach won't be overly crowded.

What's Nearby


Cities and Towns

South Rum Cay Beach is outside the city, with its closest urban neighbor being .


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked nearby hotels.

Don't anticipate finding any of The Bahamas' large hotels near this beach, but if you're hoping to dodge throngs of vacationers, the shortage of accommodations will surely be a pleasant sight.


There aren't any restaurants surrounding this coastal destination, so you might want to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

South Rum Cay Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit on Rum Cay.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Port Nelson Beach, located two miles away.

The Bahamas offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and South Rum Cay Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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