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 nearby. The area around this beach is relatively urbanized, but as is occasionally the case, this should not suggest that the actual beach will be too crowded. Instead, you will typically find the beach to be rather roomy.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North West coast of San Salvador Island. It is near some interesting sites like New World Museum, which is among the local attractions.

Historic attractions, including Mexico Olympics Monument, offer a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Bonefish Bay, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about the Bahamas. As a matter of fact, this site can be found a short cab ride away from this interesting historical site.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Bonefish Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
New World Museum Museum 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


How many other people you encounter at Bonefish Bay will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

While you will not find that many hotels close-by, those options closest to the beach are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Bonefish Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Club Med Columbus Isle 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 8.8 mi. S Resort


There aren't any restaurants close to this coastal destination, so you may choose to pack a lunch for your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on San Salvador Island, and Bonefish Bay is just one option.

You may also like Long Bay Beach, which is generally a pretty popular beach. You'll find it seven and a half miles to the south.

Another location you may want to try is North Victoria Hill Beach, which is located a half mile to the north-northwest.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, taking a swim at Bonefish Bay is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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