Starfish Beach

For those looking to find an isolated paradise, Starfish Beach is located on the serene and quiet Stocking Island. Visitors often find large starfish when visiting, hence the name.

Positioned on Stocking Island, Starfish Beach is on the North West coast of the island, You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. There are advantages to visiting a beach that isn't crowded into a major metropolitan area; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Starfish Beach allow you much more room to spread out and feel comfortable.

How to Access The Beach
Take a small boat or water taxi for $15 to this beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the North West coast of Stocking Island; it's located near attractions like Blue Ade Underwater Cave, which is only a short distance away, so some will want to take a cab, while others will find it a nice walk.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Starfish Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Blue Ade Underwater Cave Cave 1.2 mi. SE Stocking Island

Cities and Towns

Starfish Beach is near George Town, so exploring the city is a convenient option. George Town is the closest city and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the shore, George Town isn't far off, maybe a mile and a half (three kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may encounter visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.

Although beach-goers won't find very many hotels withing driving distance, those options closest to Starfish Beach are shown in the list below.

Accommodations near Starfish Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Kevalli House 1.2 mi. SE Cottages
St. Francis Resort 1.5 mi. SE Resort

Food

If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the closest places to eat is Splash Bar & Grill at Palm Bay Beach Club. The restaurant serves delicious Caribbean cuisine. They are also known for their pizza and seafood. It'll be found one and a quarter miles away.

Nearby restaurants are provided in the following table.

Restaurants near Starfish Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Splash Bar & Grill at Palm Bay Beach Club (242) 336-2787 Caribbean 1.3 mi. SW Great Exuma
Augusta Bay Restaurant (242) 336-2250 Bahamian, Caribbean 1.4 mi. SW Great Exuma
Fish Fry Shacks -- -- 1.5 mi. SSW Great Exuma
St Francis Resort Restaurant (242) 557-9629 American 1.5 mi. SE Stocking Island
Chat 'N' Chill® (242) 336-2700 Caribbean 1.6 mi. SE Stocking Island
Blu on the Water (242) 357-0999 Bahamian, Caribbean 1.9 mi. SE Stocking Island
The Rusty Anchor at February Point (242) 336-2400 American, Caribbean 2.8 mi. SSE Great Exuma
Cheater's (242) 336-2535 American, Bahamian 4.1 mi. S Great Exuma

Other Beaches

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Starfish Beach on Stocking Island.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Emerald Bay Beach, located ten and a half miles away. More active guests, though, may be interested in Powder Beach, which could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to other popular destinations. It's found a quarter mile to the north-northeast.

Vacationers may also want to visit Hooper's Bay Beach, located a mile and a half to the west.

The Bahamas has a lot to offer its visitors, but Starfish Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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