Beaches on Stocking Island

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Stocking Island's best quality may well be its beaches. Just a short boat ride from Elizabeth Harbour, this island is frequented by day trippers in search of the exact type of beaches that the island is known for: white sands, crystal clear waters, and peaceful atmosphere. If you're into watersports, the snorkeling and diving are not to be passed up, while if you just want to party, there is a bar and restaurant on the shore that will keep you entertained all day.

The Area's Beaches

You will discover a large selection of beaches to visit on and near the island. If you're looking for a quiet getaway, you're likely to be pleased, since several of these beaches are fairly secluded and quiet. You can click on individual beach names for more detail concerning that particular beach.

Tropic Of Cancer Beach

Starfish Beach: Take a small boat or water taxi for $15 to this beach.

A second place that beach-goers can consider is Powder Beach. Take a water taxi from English Harbour, and it should only take you 5 minutes to arrive.

Jolly Hall Beach: In between George Town and Hoopers Bay, Johnny Hall Beach is formed by a thin peninsula jutting out from the coast - Johnny Hall on one side and Coconut Cove Beach to the south. The water is shallow and calm, making swimming opportunities available for folks of all abilities.

Review the table just below for more information about your options.

Beaches On and Near Stocking Island
Name Location Island Coast
Emerald Bay Beach 9.0 mi. Northwest of Central Great Exuma Great Exuma North West
Hamburger Beach 0.6 mi. West-Northwest of Central Stocking Island Stocking Island North West
Hooper's Bay Beach George Town Great Exuma West
Jolly Hall Beach George Town Great Exuma West
La Shante Beach 9.7 mi. Southeast of Central Stocking Island Great Exuma East
Marina Harbour Reef Beach Great Exuma East
Powder Beach 2.0 mi. North of Central George Town Stocking Island North East
Starfish Beach 1.8 mi. North of Central George Town Stocking Island North West
Stocking Island Beach Central Stocking Island Stocking Island South East
Three Sisters Beach 9.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Stocking Island Great Exuma North West
Tropic Of Cancer Beach Great Exuma East

Needless to say, Stocking Island has additional attractions. Take advantage of this article dedicated to even more attractions if you'd like to discover some more specifics.

All beaches not located on Stocking Island are about a five minute ferry ride away. Georgetown is just across the way, where you will find restaurants, beaches, and hotels.


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