Hamburger Beach

In a little cay on Lee Stocking Island is a beach named Hamburger Beach. While no one can be sure exactly why it was named Hamburger beach, many guess it is for the burger stand nearby with some of the best burgers on the island.

Located on Stocking Island, Hamburger Beach is on the North West edge of the island, You might want even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. This beach is not just beautiful, it's one of the rare "quiet" beaches in the Bahamas. While Hamburger Beach might be a little bit out of the way, visiting this beach instead of a more crowded one could make your experience less stressful.

How to Access The Beach
Hamburger Beach can be reached via a ferry from the dock at George Town.

Amenities and Ambiance

Forming a crescent into the west coast of Lee Stocking Island, Hamburger Beach has dazzling white sands and bright aquamarine waters.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Hamburger Beach is on the North West coast of Stocking Island. It's located near the Kevalli House and any nearby accommodations, that can be found just a short distance away. Tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this hotel, one of the most conveniently located lodging options accessible from Hamburger Beach, though you may not find too many other attractions close-by.

Cities and Towns

Hamburger Beach is close to George Town, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. George Town is nearby and is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From Hamburger Beach, George Town is a quick trip away, maybe a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers).

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may meet guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Although vacationers will find only a few hotels in the region, those options closest to Hamburger Beach can be seen below.

Accommodations near Hamburger Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Kevalli House 0.6 mi. SE Cottages
St. Francis Resort 0.9 mi. SE Resort

Food

One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to visit a nearby restaurant, where you can get a taste of the local fare, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the closest places to eat is St Francis Resort Restaurant. This restaurant features American cuisine. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's only a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Hamburger Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
St Francis Resort Restaurant (242) 557-9629 American 0.9 mi. SE Stocking Island
Chat 'N' Chill® (242) 336-2700 Caribbean 1.1 mi. SE Stocking Island
Fish Fry Shacks -- -- 1.5 mi. SW Great Exuma
Splash Bar & Grill at Palm Bay Beach Club (242) 336-2787 Caribbean 1.5 mi. SW Great Exuma
Augusta Bay Restaurant (242) 336-2250 Bahamian, Caribbean 1.5 mi. SW Great Exuma
Eddies Edgewater Restaurant & Bar 336-2050 -- -- -- Great Exuma
The Rusty Anchor at February Point (242) 336-2400 American, Caribbean 2.3 mi. S Stocking Island
Cheater's (242) 336-2535 American, Bahamian 3.7 mi. S Great Exuma
Catch a Fire (242) 357-0777 Asian Fusion -- -- Great Exuma

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Hamburger Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng on Stocking Island.

Another location you might enjoy is Coconut Cove Beach, located a mile and a half to the south west. Others might prefer Stocking Island Beach, which offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to additional things to do and see nearby. It's located less than a mile to the southeast.

You may also want to consider Hooper's Bay Beach, located two miles to the west.

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

 

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