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When it comes to a fantastic Caribbean destination for a vacation, the Bahamas is one of the best. It is close to the US since a flight from Florida only takes 90 minutes. The Bahamas are also comparatively affordable.

Apart from being a convenient place to travel, the Bahamas has some of the best beaches and resorts in the world, and no place showcases all that The Bahamas has to offer better than the capital Nassau.

Nassau is a very diverse city when it comes to beaches, whatever your preference is, you will be able to find a beach that suits your needs. Here is a list of the six best beaches in Nassau that you have to visit on your next trip.

Cable Beach

Jet boats on the beach, Cable Beach, Nassau, Bahama.

Jet boats on the beach, Cable Beach, Nassau, Bahama. Photo by Panther Media.

Cable beach is one of the most popular sports in the Bahamas. It is usually crowded, and it has five resorts in its vicinity. Even though there are several resorts on this beach, it is free for the public to access.

However, you can get a day pass for one of the resorts if you want to enjoy the swimming pools and use the restroom showers and changing areas of the resort. There are several amazing water sports to enjoy on cable beach, and it is a popular spot among college students on spring break.

As far as food options are concerned, you will find some of the best at Cable beach. There are several beachfront bars, carts, and restaurants where you can enjoy some delicious local and international cuisines.

Cabbage Beach

Cabbage beach is one of the Liveliest beaches in the Bahamas, and it is widely regarded as one of the best in the entire world. This 2-mile long beach has a lot to offer for tourists and locals, and it is home to two of the most popular resorts in Nassau, Atlantis, and the Hotel Riu Palace.

There are numerous exciting activities to do at the beachfront, and there are many spots for food and drinks as well. The western side of the beach is known to be overcrowded, but that is where most of the excitement is, however, if you are looking for a more secluded spot to relax and enjoy the sun, head towards the western end of Cabbage beach.

If you want a private beach, you can visit https://www.bahamasislands.com/, where you can look into buying a private island in the Bahamas.

Blue Lagoon Beach

Blue Lagoon Island in Nassau, Bahamas

Blue Lagoon Island in Nassau, Bahamas. SallySwims / CC BY-SA

The Blue Lagoon Beach resort is located on a private island near Nassau, and it is one of the most amazing resorts in the country. There are several exciting and fun ways you can spend your day at the Blue Lagoon Beach Resort.

The water park is perfect for kids, and it has many exciting and exhilarating rides that you can enjoy. You can also take part in several watersports that are organized on the beachfront. The Blue Lagoon is also a great place to go snorkeling and experience the beauty of the underwater world.

However, the most popular attraction on this beach is the Swimming with Dolphins program. This is a truly fascinating and mind-blowing experience. You will realize how intelligent and affectionate Dolphins can be during this amazing 25-minute program.

There are several restaurants that you can visit at the Blue Lagoon beach resort, so if you want a once in a lifetime experience, visit Blue Lagoon beach. You don’t have to stay at the resort to enjoy all these amenities; you can also buy a day pass, which won’t be too expensive.

Love Beach

Though this is one of the best beaches for romantic couples, it is not easy to get. However, the nine-mile hike is worth it. This is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Bahamas, and since it is quite far from the main city, it is also not crowded.

This is a locals-only beach, but the locals in the Bahamas are very welcoming, and you won’t have any problems visiting this beach. Just make sure to be considerate of their privacy as well. That means no playing loud music or having parties on this beach.

Love beach is a great spot to take long walks with your partner and enjoy the breathtaking sunsets. Therefore, if you are on your honeymoon, or visiting with your romantic partner, make sure to check out Love beach.

Adelaide Beach

This is another beach that is off the beaten path. Most tourists don’t know about this excellent beach, which is why it isn’t crowded. It is located on the south side of the new province island and a village named Adelaide.

During the weekdays, this long beach is practically empty, and it is a great place to have a small barbeque party with some friends, or relax and enjoy with your romantic partner.

Though it is a little far from the main city, it is worth it if you want a place that isn’t overcrowded.

Saunders beach

This is one of the best and most convenient beaches for families. It is small and not too crowded, and the waters on the shore are quite shallow. There is a safe swimming zone for kids and a separate playground as well.

The beach has a spacious parking area, and it is one of the few beaches in the Bahamas that have proper public bathrooms, showers, and changing areas.

However, there aren’t many options for foods or drinks on Saunders beach, so you should pack some snacks before leaving.

About the Author

This article was written by travel writer, Mark Taylor.

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The photo in the header above was taken at a beach in Nassau, in the Bahamas in the Caribbean, by Linda Aksomitis.

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