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.
Located on Stocking Island, this beach is on the South East coast of the island, You might want regardless of whether you are staying in the vicinity. Even though you won't find a bustling urban center here, many visitors find this destination worthwhile as a way to escape the crowds.
Stocking Island is easily reached by a oat from Elizabeth Harbour.
Like many of the other beaches on Stocking Island, Stocking Island Beach features some of the finest and whitest sands in the Bahamas. The waters at this beach are bright turquoise and very calm, thanks to the coral reef that lies fairly close to shore.
Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear and good for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.
Stocking Island Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the South East coast of Stocking Island. Guests might consider staying at the St. Francis Resort, that can be found only a short distance away. Tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this hotel, perhaps the closest hotel accessible from Stocking Island Beach, despite there not being too many other attractions in the vicinity.
is the closest town and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the coast, George Town is just up the road, maybe a mile and a half (three kilometers).
How many other people you encounter at Stocking Island Beach will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but you may encounter guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.
Though you generally won't find very many accommodations withing driving distance, those accommodations closest to Stocking Island Beach can be seen in the table below.
|St. Francis Resort||0.0 mi.||WSW||Resort|
|Kevalli House||0.3 mi.||WNW||Cottages|
One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to try a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, without going too far from the coast. One of the nearest places to eat is St Francis Resort Restaurant. This restaurant serves American cuisine. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's not far off the beach at all.
The table below provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.
|St Francis Resort Restaurant||(242) 557-9629||American||0.0 mi.||WSW||Stocking Island|
|Chat 'N' Chill®||(242) 336-2700||Caribbean||0.3 mi.||S||Stocking Island|
|Bamboo Bistro||(242) 336-2692||Eclectic||1.8 mi.||SSW||Great Exuma|
|--||--||1.9 mi.||WSW||Great Exuma|
|Splash Bar & Grill at Palm Bay Beach Club||(242) 336-2787||Caribbean||2.1 mi.||W||Great Exuma|
|February Point Bistro & Bar||336-2661||Caribbean||--||--||Great Exuma|
|Catch a Fire||(242) 357-0777||Asian Fusion||--||--||Great Exuma|
Stocking Island has many beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.
If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Coconut Cove Beach, located two miles away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, Hamburger Beach may be just what you're looking for. It's found less than a mile to the northwest.
You may also enjoy Hooper's Bay Beach, which is located three miles away.
Stocking Island Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.
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