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, close to Cockburn Town, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you are staying very close.

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.

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

Sandy Point grants a quiet and tranquil environment, as the area surrounding the beach is away from most urbanization.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the South West coast of San Salvador Island; this area boasts other attractions such as Christopher Columbus Monument, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

Beaches and museums may seem an odd combination to some, but some visitors find that museums like New World Museum (one of the closest to Sandy Point) offer a fun learning experience and a whole new side of The Bahamas' history.

If you can't wait to see as many of The Bahamas' attractions as possible, this beach isn't far from any of the items 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 popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on time of day, season, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Though there aren't many places to stay within driving distance, the nearest ones are shown in the table below.

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


There aren't any restaurants in the immediate surroundings of this location, so you may choose to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on San Salvador Island besides Sandy Point.

You may also enjoy North Victoria Hill Beach, which is located ten and a half miles to the north.

You may find that Sandy Point is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in the Bahamas you might like.


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