The sparkling beaches on Stocking Island are touted as some of the most anticipated tourist sites that you'll find on the islands.
Many guests are excited to learn that this property is located directly on the water, so you won't have to go out of the way to enjoy the most popular feature in the area.
Obviously, since St. Francis Resort is located directly on Stocking Island Beach, hanging out at the beach is a popular pastime 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 travelers who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the following names to see more details:
|Hamburger Beach||0.9||NW||Stocking Island|
|Coconut Cove 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 convenient one to visit is 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.
You may also want to visit Coconut Cove Beach which is usually full of tourists looking for a variety of beach activities. This beach is frequented mainly by those staying at the Coconut Cove Hotel, and various other resorts and beach houses. The area is peaceful, and there is an interesting boating scene here. You'll find this one two miles west of the property.
Visiting areas that are close to your resort can act as a nice day trip, whether you'll be exploring the area's exciting nightlife, or talking to some locals about their way of life. St. Francis Resort can be found on Stocking Island; it is 1.8 miles to the northeast of George Town.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to St. Francis Resort:
|George Town, Great Exuma||1.8||SW|
|Rolleville, Great Exuma||17.8||NW|
|Square Rock Cay||21.5||NW|
|Blow Hole Cay||22.1||NW|
|Children's Bay Cay||24.7||NW|
No matter what kind of vacation you want to have, there will be plenty to see and do throughout the area. While there may not be too many attractions close to the resort, you can still visit the nearby Moriah Harbour Cay, which is one of the closest.
When you're choosing a location to stay in, it can often be a good idea to find out about nearby accommodations as a means to get a feel for the area. Even though there is only one additional place to stay right around St. Francis Resort, its quiet surroundings make it a pleasant option for travelers seeking a secluded retreat.
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