Paradise Beach

New Providence

Another beauty, Paradise Beach curves gently along the northwest shore of the island. The resorts have their own facilities, but nonguests pay for privileges.

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Nearby New Providence attractions

1. Discover Atlantis Tour

0.23 MILES

Strolling through a glass tunnel while sharks glide overhead is, simply put, awesome. This thrill is found in the Predator’s Lagoon, one of the exhibits…

2. Prince George Wharf

0.82 MILES

The historic cruise-ship wharf, north of Rawson Sq and Bay St, is the gateway to Nassau for more than a million visitors a year. Fronted by bustling…

3. Bahamas Historical Society Museum

0.84 MILES

Documents, household artifacts, pirate engravings, model ships and more tell the story of 500 years of life in the Bahamas at this small but engaging…

4. Rawson Square

0.86 MILES

Rawson Square is a natural place to begin exploring Nassau, and a meeting-point for guided walks. Nearby is a life-sized bronze statue of a Bahamian Woman…

5. Parliament Square

0.88 MILES

The area immediately south of Rawson Sq on Bay St is known as Parliament Sq. On three sides of the square nestle three pink-and-white Georgian…

6. Nassau Public Library

0.94 MILES

For chills with your historical thrills, stop by this 1797 pink octagon, once a jail and workhouse for the poor. The cells are now tranquil reading nooks,…

7. Cabbage Beach

0.96 MILES

While the west end of this stretch of sand – one of the more popular in New Providence – is obscured by the Atlantis resort, there is public access to the…