What's Located Around St. Francis Resort

The beaches on Stocking Island are undoubtedly the most-visited attractions that you'll find on the islands.

If you or your group are big beach fans, St. Francis Resort is just what you are looking for. This lodging is situated right on the water, so visitors can spend as much time as they like in the sun if they want.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since St. Francis Resort is located on Stocking Island Beach, sun bathing is one of the main attractions here. Popular for sunbathing, swimming, and snorkeling, Stocking Island Beach sets the bar high for beauty amongst some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. For guests who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the name of each one in the table to see more details:

Beaches Near St. Francis Resort
Beach Distance Direction Location
Hamburger Beach 0.9 NW Stocking Island
Starfish Beach 1.5 NW Stocking Island
Powder Beach 1.5 NW Stocking Island
Palm Bay Beach 1.9 W George Town, Great Exuma
Jolly Hall Beach 2.1 W George Town, Great Exuma
Hooper's Bay Beach 3.0 W George Town, Great Exuma

The most obvious one to visit is Hamburger Beach. In a little cay on Stocking Island, you will find Hamburger Beach. While no one knows 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.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who'd like some more information about what's nearby may want to know how far the closest town or city is from their accommodations. St. Francis Resort lies on Stocking Island; it is 1.8 miles to the northeast of George Town.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of St. Francis Resort.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
George Town, Great Exuma 1.8 SW
Great Exuma 4.2 W
Rolleville, Great Exuma 17.8 NW
Square Rock Cay 21.5 NW
Blow Hole Cay 22.1 NW
Rat Cay 23.2 NW
Cluff's Cay 24.6 WNW
Children's Bay Cay 24.7 NW
Long Cay 25.8 WNW

Nearby Attractions

Whether you're intrigued by historical sites or just the natural beauty of sea, there are a number of fascinating attractions throughout the area. You'll even find a handful of attractions that are fairly close by the resort, like Blue Ade Underwater Cave and Moriah Harbour Cay. Both attractions are great for visitors lodging at St. Francis Resort, but the easiest to reach is Blue Ade Underwater Cave.

More details about nearby attractions are in the following table:

Attractions Near St. Francis Resort
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Blue Ade Underwater Cave Cave 0.3 WNW Stocking Island
Moriah Harbour Cay Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.9 SE 3.1 mi. East of George Town, Great Exuma

If you're looking for an interesting place to visit, Blue Ade Underwater Cave might be what the doctor ordered. Not too far from Stocking Island beach, you will find Blue Ade Underwater Cave. This is a hidden gem for those who enjoy underwater exploration.

Nearby Accommodations

Finding info about nearby accommodation options is often an excellent means of getting a feel for the area. Though there is only one additional place to stay in this part of Stocking Island, its quiet surroundings ensure that it's a pleasant choice for those seeking a peaceful vacation spot.


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