Your Bahamas vacation will not be complete if you don’t get to visit any of its beautiful beaches. With breathtaking scenery, clear blue waters, and soft sand, some fun in the sun is in order! Below are the best rated beaches that are truly paradises on earth.
Cable Beach Bahamas
On New Providence Island, about 3 miles away from downtown Nassau, is a 4-mile beach that serves as the ultimate playground for people looking to enjoy a great deal of fun in the sun. Open 24 hours a day, Cable Beach Bahamas is a fabulously popular place with many tourists. Aside from the pristine waters and the sandy beach, tourists are also able to enjoy quite a number of facilities near the beach, from casinos to shops, restaurants to resorts. Families, friends, and lovers will find an array of activities to keep them occupied on this little slice of heaven.
Cabbage Beach, Paradise Island
Located on Paradise Island, this 3-mile long gem is full of white, powdery sand and clear, aquamarine waters. It’s also pretty crowded as there are a number of large resorts like the Atlantis Resort that are located here. Parasailing boats, jet skis, and WaveRunners are frequently spotted on the waters while the sandy dunes of the beach are lined with sea grapes, palms, casuarinas, and cocoa plums. While the beach is the primary attraction, celebrities are also a feature of this beach. The world’s elite often stay at the One & Only Ocean Club which is located towards the east end of the beach.
Taino Beach, Grand Bahama Island
Taino beach is one of the best beaches on Grand Bahama Island simply because it offers a beautiful, serene place for people looking to relax in paradise. The white, sandy beach is perfect for sunbathing where you can opt to lie down on your towel or rent a beach chair for $5. The calm, clear water is great for swimming, even for little kids. Taino beach is also a great spot to meet and mingle with the locals who prefer to have their fun in the sun here. There’s a bar that offers fresh seafood at reasonable prices with great customer service. At night, you can enjoy a bonfire, eat, drink, dance, and even watch a firedancer do his thing.
Pink Sands Beach, Harbour Island Bahamas
Pretty in Pink is not just a great title for a movie, its an apt description of this great beach. Pink Sands beach in Harbour Island Bahamas is a great place to enjoy the natural beauty of the area without the hustle and bustle often seen in the beaches near Nassau. It is also perfect for swimming as the water is frequently calm, sheltered from the waves of the Atlantic by a coral reef. The atmosphere is pretty laid-back where tourists simply soak in the sun for some rest and relaxation or chat with the locals. While it is quite a peaceful place, tourists looking for a bit more action can also avail of some watersports here such as bone fishing, reef fishing, deep sea fishing, and snorkeling.
Of course, there are other beaches that can be found in the Bahamas that are also great places to visit. But these strips of paradise will definitely be the ones that will make your Bahamas vacation an unforgettable one.