Beaches on San Salvador

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Each spanning about two to three miles of coastline, the beaches of San Salvador are often secluded and calm, making them perfect for families with children or those looking for a spot for a romantic adventure. Although all of the beaches on the island are beautiful on their own right, Sandy Point is one that has to be seen multiple times, because the color of the sand changes with the season.

Which Beaches Are Available?

You'll discover an abundance of beaches to consider visiting on the island. If you are hoping to have a long stretch of sand to yourself, you will be pleased to know that several of the beaches are fairly secluded and quiet. Click on specific beach names to get additional information concerning that beach.

Grotto Beach

North Victoria Hill Beach: Gem colored waters that are almost unbelievably blue wash up onto the white sand beach of North Victoria Hill.

A second location for beach-goers to consider is Bonefish Bay. Named for the over abundance of bonefish in the area, Bonefish Bay is one of the most popular spots on the island for watersports. The beach is relatively long, so finding a quiet place to lay a blanket and lie in the sun isn't a difficult task.

Grotto Beach: Located on the most southwestern tip on the island of San Salvador, Grotto Beach is a sleepy spot, perfect for vacationers looking for a private getaway.

The following chart has more details regarding the beaches that you can find on the island.

Beaches On San Salvador
Name Location Coast
Bonefish Bay 2.1 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town North West
Columbus Beach 6.0 mi. East of Central Cockburn Town Northeast
Grotto Beach 7.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cockburn Town South West
Long Bay Beach 5.5 mi. South of Central Cockburn Town South West
North Victoria Hill Beach 2.5 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town North West
Sandy Point 7.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cockburn Town South West
Snow Bay Beach 7.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central Cockburn Town South

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