Sandy Point

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Set within the picturesque seaside town of the same name, Sandy Point is quiet and serene with only the waves and the view to keep visitors company.

Located on San Salvador Island, near Cockburn Town, You should consider dropping by whether or not you're staying particularly close by.

Amenities and Ambiance

Named for the huge amount of sand on the beach, Sand Point's shore is soft and white, lined with coconut palms of all shapes and sizes, and featuring calm blue-green waters.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Sandy Point offers an idyllic and relaxing experience, especially since the surrounding area is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the South West coast of San Salvador Island. It is near Christopher Columbus Monument, which is one of a number of favorite local destinations.

If you want to mix some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should plan a trip to New World Museum. This museum is relatively near Sandy Point, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Sandy Point
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Christopher Columbus Monument Monument 4.6 mi. NNE San Salvador Island
Mexico Olympics Monument Historical Site 5.4 mi. NNE San Salvador Island
New World Museum Tourist Attraction 8.0 mi. N San Salvador Island
Dixon Lighthouse Lighthouse 13.0 mi. NE San Salvador Island


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. There are not many major hotels nearby, but you may see guests from some of the area's smaller options.

Though vacationers will find only a few accommodations in the vicinity, those accommodation options closest to the beach can be seen in the list that follows.

Accommodations near Sandy Point
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Guanahani Beach Club 5.2 mi. E Resort
Riding Rock Resort and Marina 8.1 mi. N Resort
San Salvador Resort and Spa 8.3 mi. N Resort
Club Med 9.1 mi. N Resort


You might not find any places to eat surrounding this shore, so you may choose to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

There are multiple beaches to discover on San Salvador Island, of course, so if Sandy Point doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Another option worth considering is North Victoria Hill Beach, which is located not too far away, and can be reached in a taxi.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Bahamas, but a trip to Sandy Point could end up a family favorite.


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