Snow Bay Beach

Protected by two nearby offshore islets, Snow Bay Beach enjoys calm waters that are perfect for novice swimmers and kitesurfers.

Situated on San Salvador Island, close to Cockburn Town, You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. If you plan to sunbathe or take a nap on a fairly secluded beach, you should venture a little farther from the city, and a little closer to Snow Bay Beach.

How to Access The Beach
Snow Bay Beach is located near the entrance to Pigeon Creek.

Amenities and Ambiance

Snow Bay was given its name for the fine white sand that is powder soft like snow. The dazzling waters that wash ashore are a striking topaz in contrast.

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.

Snow Bay Beach provides a calm and serene environment, since the region surrounding the beach is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby


Set on the South coast of San Salvador Island; it will be near other attractions like Christopher Columbus Monument, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you want to mix some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting New World Museum. It's not far from the shores at Snow Bay Beach, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Snow Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Christopher Columbus Monument Monument 4.4 mi. NW San Salvador Island
Mexico Olympics Monument Historical Site 4.7 mi. NW San Salvador Island
New World Museum Museum 7.4 mi. NNW San Salvador Island
Dixon Lighthouse Lighthouse 10.2 mi. N San Salvador Island


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Although vacationers will find only a few places to stay nearby, those accommodations closest to Snow Bay Beach can be viewed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Snow Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Guanahani Beach Club 0.3 mi. N Resort
Riding Rock Resort and Marina 7.6 mi. NNW Resort
San Salvador Resort and Spa 7.9 mi. NNW Resort
Club Med Columbus Isle 8.5 mi. NNW Resort


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat in the vicinity of this coast, so you may choose to plan a picnic for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have other options if Snow Bay Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

You might also enjoy Bonefish Bay, situated within the range of a cab. On the other hand, Long Bay Beach could provide more action, and is closer to other popular destinations. It's located four miles to the west-northwest.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is North Victoria Hill Beach, located not too far away, and can be reached in a taxi.

The Bahamas has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and Snow Bay Beach is just one of the many options.


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