Eleuthera and Harbour Island: Places to Explore

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  • Governor's Harbour

    Governor's Harbour, the capital of Eleuthera and home to government offices, is the largest town on the island and one of the prettiest. Victorian-era houses were built on Buccaneer Hill, which overlooks... Read more

  • Gregory Town and North Eleuthera

    Gregory Town is a sleepy community, except on Friday nights when people are looking for music, whether that is speakers blasting reggae or a local musician playing Rake ’n' Scrape at a roadside barbecue... Read more

  • Harbour Island

    Harbour Island has often been called the Nantucket of the Caribbean and the prettiest of the Out Islands because of its powdery pink-sand beaches (3 miles' worth!) and its pastel-color clapboard houses... Read more

  • Hatchet Bay

    Hatchet Bay, which has mid-Eleuthera's only marina, is a good place to find a fishing guide and friendly locals. Take note of the town's side roads, which have such colorful names as Lazy Road, Happy Hill... Read more

  • Rock Sound and South Eleuthera

    One of Eleuthera's largest settlements, the village of Rock Sound has a small airport serving the island's southern part. Front Street, the main thoroughfare, runs along the seashore, where fishing boats... Read more

  • Spanish Wells

    Off Eleuthera's northern tip lies St. George's Cay, the site of Spanish Wells. The Spaniards used this as a safe harbor during the 17th century while they transferred their riches from the New World to... Read more

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