Nassau & New Providence Beaches
The following are some of the most popular beaches in Nassau & New Providence.
Adelaide Beach is a lesser known beach in the region. The southern portion of the beach is not crowded during weekdays. However, many local citizens visit the beach during the weekends.
Cabbage Beach is considered one of the world’s premier beaches. Numerous large hotels are located on the beach. The beach is accessible for public use from Casino Drive. Cabbage Beach is covered with white sand, and it sprawls across nearly two miles of shoreline. Tourists can rent equipment for water sports on this beach. Cabbage Beach is usually crowded, especially on the western section of the beach.
Cable Beach is the major beach on New Providence Island. Numerous large hotels and resorts are located here. It is situated nearly three miles from Nassau’s downtown. The beach is famous for beautiful white sand and the calm sea. Since this beach is very popular, it is usually very crowded. There are also numerous vendors selling handmade jewelry, t-shirts, and other products on the beach. Some vendors provide instruction for tourists interested in participating in water sports.
Caves Beach is located on the northern coast of New Providence. Fewer people visit this beach than Cable Beach. This is the perfect location for vacationers seeking quiet and seclusion.
Delaporte Beach is a popular spot for people steering clear of the crowds. It sits in the middle of Caves and Cable Beaches, not far from downtown Nassau. Tourists should spend some time at the charming nearby village during their trip to Delaporte Beach.
This beach is also called Western Esplanade. It generally is not crowded, and it is not far from the city so reaching the beach is not difficult. Except during spring break, Junkanoo Beach is usually quiet and not crowded. There are public changing rooms and restrooms on this beach.
Although it is usually not crowded, South Beach can be busy during certain times of the year. Most people visit the beach during the weekends, when local residents travel to the beach to enjoy the sun. This lengthy and narrow beach is located between Long Point and Cay Point.
Saunders Beach is protected by Coral Island, so the water is usually calm, making it perfect for swimming. A few drink and food vendors can be found on this beach. The white sand and crystal clear water draw many vacationers and local residents to Saunders Beach.