Pink Sand Beach, Harbour Island
One of world’s most celebrated stretches of sand and often regarded as the best in the Bahamas, Pink Sand Beach has to be the top of the list. Although the secluded resort Pink Sands carries its house name, Pink Sand Beach is discreetly occupied by several elegant resort hotels and cottages along the 3-mile stretch of pinky colored soft sands.
Treasure Cay Beach, Great Guana Cay, the Abacos
Also generally considered to be one of the Bahamas’ best, Treasure Cay’s 5. 5 mile long white sand beach occupies most of 7 mile long Great Guana Cay in the Abacos.
Cape Santa Maria Beach, Long Island
This 4 mile long stretch of white powder sand is another of the finest and additionally blessed with a spectacular up-market resort often reviewed as ‘heaven on earth’ by its guest. It’s called Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort and Villas, but it’s not alone, there are other excellent resorts along the sands too.
Cable Beach, Nassau, New Providence Island
This is not the prettiest resort area on Bahama’s many shores but it is an incredibly convenient, action-packed and well facilitated resort at the right price for all kinds of visitors from families to couples and singles, especially when the complete make-over is finally complete.
Sandy Toes, Rose Island, near Nassau, New Providence Island
A half an hour boat ride and a lazy day on this unspoiled beach of a private island is one of the most popular day-trips from Nassau.
Gold Rock Beach, Lucaya, Grand Bahama Island
Located in the Lucayan National Park an hour from the cruise dock, Gold Rock Beach is backed by some of the largest dunes in the area, a natural beauty, but it must be visited at low tide as the beach disappears at high tide. Try to combine beach time with a visit to the caves in Lucayan Park. A great snorkeling spot is just offshore at Gold Rock Reef but the swim there is challenging so it’s better to take a boat.
Lighthouse Beach, Eleuthera
The best beach on Eleuthera, pale pinky sand and little-visited Lighthouse Beach is situated at southern end of the island and often confused with adjacent Lighthouse Bay. Despite being on the Atlantic shore, Lighthouse is calm and shallow with little undertow so excellent for swimming but also offering good snorkeling around nearby rocks. If you are a fan of pink sand, try also French Leave Beach in the town of Governor’s Harbour.
Tropic of Cancer Beach, Williams Town, Little Exuma Island
Also known as Pelican Beach this crescent-shaped white sand strand is one of the prettiest of the Exuma chain. There’s a sign marking the Tropic of Cancer crossing point at the entrance to the beach which makes a nice souvenir photo.
Hamburger Beach, Stocking Island, off Great Exuma Island
Also known as Volleyball Beach this stretch is named after a famous conch/hamburger stand. The superb white sandy beach takes up much of the tiny 4 mile long island off the port of Georgetown and encompasses pretty good snorkeling as well as walking trails.
There is also an extremely popular beach café/bar called Chat N’ Chill at the Point on the island. The island is packed during the annual Long Island Regatta in early June. Take a water taxi to reach the island in 5minutes or take an island tour from Georgetown.
Saddle Cay, the Exumas
Located at the northern tip of the Exumas chain, Saddle Cay beach is on a deserted island only accessible by boat and has no facilities at all so it’s ideal for romantic isolation and a lazy picnic.
Old Bight Beach, Cat Island
Old Bight is a sleepy little island with an unspoiled 5-mile strand of scintillating white sand. It’s ideal for visitors seeking peace and quiet but has no facilities. in fact none of beaches on Cat Island have facilities apart from beach resorts.
Resort beach huts in The Bahamas.