New Providence and Paradise Islands Sights

New Providence is the Bahamas' most urban island, but that doesn't mean you won't find beautiful beaches. Powdery white sand, aquamarine waves, and shade-bearing palm trees are easy to come by, regardless how populated you like your beach to be. Whether you crave solitude or want to be in the middle of the action, there's a sand spot that's just right for you.

Cable Beach and the beaches near

Atlantis are where you'll typically find loud music, bars serving tropical drinks, and vendors peddling everything from parasailing and Jet Ski rides to T-shirts and hair braiding. Downtown Nassau only has man-made beaches, the best being Junkanoo Beach just west of the British Colonial Hilton. But the capital city's beaches can't compare to the real thing. For a more relaxed environment, drive out of the main tourist areas. You'll likely find stretches of sand populated by locals only, or, chances are, no one at all.

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Adelaide Beach

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Time your visit to this far-flung beach on the island's southwestern shore to catch low tide, when the ocean recedes, leaving behind...

Atlantis Paradise Island

  • Amusement Park/Water Park

The unmistakable sight of this pink fantasia comes into view long before you cross one of the Paradise Island bridges. The towering sunstruck...

Cabbage Beach

  • Beach–Sight

At this beach you'll find 3 miles of white sand lined with shady casuarina trees, sand dunes, and sun worshippers. This is the place...

Cable Beach

  • Beach–Sight

Hotels, including the massive Baha Mar resort development, dot the length of this 3-mile beach, so don't expect isolation. Music from...

Clifton Heritage Park

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

It's quite a distance from just about any hotel you could stay at, but for history and nature buffs, this national park, rescued from...

Junkanoo Beach

  • Beach–Sight

Right in downtown Nassau, this beach is spring-break central from late February through April. The man-made beach isn't the prettiest...

Love Beach

  • Beach–Sight

If you're looking for great snorkeling and some privacy, drive about 20 minutes west of Cable Beach. White sand shimmers in the sun and...

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