Leon Levy Native Plant Reserve


This 10-hectare Bahamas National Trust–run park is alive with native plants reached by meandering walking trails, including a mangrove boardwalk and wetland environments. There's a strong educational focus with signs identifying native flora, guided tours available and a research centre for traditional bush medicine.

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1. French Leave Beach

1.67 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…

2. Ten Bay Beach

6.02 MILES

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

3. Hatchet Bay Cave

23.13 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…

4. Surfer's Beach

23.82 MILES

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 …

5. Gaulding Cay

28.87 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…

6. Glass Window Bridge

29.99 MILES

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