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.

Located toward the center of San Salvador Island, near Cockburn Town, Bonefish Bay is on the North West coast of the island, You might want whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. The area around the beach is somewhat congested, but it would be incorrect to assume that the beach itself will be packed with people. Instead, you will typically find yourself with plenty of room to stretch out.

How to Access The Beach
Bonefish Bay is accessible right off Queen's Highway. Just find parking along the main road near Club Med and make your way to the shore.

Amenities and Ambiance

Three miles of fine white sand in front of Club Med make up Bonefish Bay. The almost neon turquoise waters are mesmerizing.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Bonefish Bay is on the North West coast of San Salvador Island. It is near some interesting sites like New World Museum, which is one of the area's attractions.

Historical attractions such as Mexico Olympics Monument offer a great compliment to the natural beauty of Bonefish Bay, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about the Bahamas, without venturing too far from the coast. As a matter of fact, this coastline is located five miles to the south of this site of historical interest.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Bonefish Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
New World Museum Tourist Attraction 2.0 mi. S San Salvador Island
Dixon Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.8 mi. E San Salvador Island
Mexico Olympics Monument Historical Site 4.9 mi. S San Salvador Island
Christopher Columbus Monument Monument 5.5 mi. S San Salvador Island


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. Typically, you can expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

Although vacationers will find relatively few accommodations in the vicinity, those options closest to Bonefish Bay can be seen in the table below.

Accommodations near Bonefish Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Club Med 0.9 mi. SW Resort
San Salvador Resort and Spa 1.7 mi. SSW Resort
Riding Rock Resort and Marina 1.9 mi. SSW Resort
Guanahani Beach Club 9.5 mi. S Resort


There aren't any restaurants in the immediate surroundings of this location, so it would be a good idea to pack a lunch for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Bonefish Bay isn't the only beach worth checking out on San Salvador Island.

If the active mood at Bonefish Bay is what you're looking for, you'll want to consider heading to Long Bay Beach, a spot with the same type of electricity. You'll find it seven and a half miles to the south.

Another option worth considering is North Victoria Hill Beach, which is located within a couple of miles.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Bahamas, but Bonefish Bay is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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