Surfer's Beach


The long left-hand break at this secluded Atlantic-facing beach has been popular with surfers since the 1970s. It's a little difficult to access (the 'road' is deeply pitted rock) but that only makes it more likely you'll have it largely to yourself.

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1. Hatchet Bay Cave

1.05 MILES

The rough-stone entrance to this 1.5km-long cave is between Gregory Town and Alice Town, on the southwestern side of the Queen's Hwy. Several chambers…

2. Gaulding Cay

5.06 MILES

This beautiful yet often-empty beach just south of Glass Window Bridge has shallow, gin-clear water and great snorkeling around a small rocky island in…

3. Glass Window Bridge

6.19 MILES

Here Eleuthera narrows dramatically to a thin span straddling the divide between pounding deep blue Atlantic and the tranquil turquoise shoals of the…

4. Pink Sands Beach

10.42 MILES

The powdery sand here shimmers with a pink glow – a result of finely pulverized coral – that’s a faint blush by day and a rosy red when fired by the dawn…

5. Tay Bay Beach

15.1 MILES

Beyond Preacher’s Cave, this utterly secluded strip has pinkish sands and calm waters.

6. French Leave Beach

22.15 MILES

This winsome crescent of soft pink sand, just north of town has remained undeveloped since the late 1990s. Its softly curving shore is one of the…

7. Leon Levy Native Plant Reserve

23.82 MILES

This 10-hectare Bahamas National Trust–run park is alive with native plants reached by meandering walking trails, including a mangrove boardwalk and…

8. Ten Bay Beach

29.65 MILES

South of Palmetto Point; the waters are shallow and perfect for beachcombing.