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Sugar Beach

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One of the Cliffs at Sugar Beach
A Grove of Thatchberry Trees at Sugar Beach
The Hotel Ruins at Sugar Beach
View of the Hotel Ruins from Sugar Beach
One of the Hills at Sugar Beach
One of the Large Rocks at Sugar Beach
View of the Beach and a Cliff at Sugar Beach
View of Sugar Beach from the Path
Path to Sugar Beach
A Stretch of Sand on Sugar Beach
A Stretch of Sand on Sugar Beach
One of the Sandy Coves in the Rocks at Sugar Beach
One of the Sandy Coves in the Rocks at Sugar Beach
One of the Sandy Coves in the Rocks at Sugar Beach
A Cove near a Cave at Sugar Beach
One of the Caves at Sugar Beach
One of the Caves at Sugar Beach
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This beach is considered one of the prettiest places in The Bahamas, and is said to resemble the great beaches of the Mediterranean. There are numerous sandy coves among the cliffs, in addition to caves, an abundance of thatchberry trees, and ruins of the Sugar Beach Resort & Golf Club, the island's original resort. The shelling is excellent here, and you'll also find other sea treasures when strolling along the beach north of the ruins. For the more adventurous, the creeks are filled with many species of wild life.

Ask locals how to find the trail through the woods at the northern end of the beach, then carefully climb up the rocks to enjoy the spectacular view.

Recreational Opportunities
  • Beachcombing
  • Hiking
  • Spelunking
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
Seasons Accessible

Year Round

Fees: None

Accessibility Notes

The area is rocky and uneven in most places. It is not suitable for persons with mobility impairments and those in wheelchairs.

 Eco-Friendly Notes

The caves here are worth exploring for their unusual rock formations and there is a grove of thatchberry trees, for which the islands are named.

For More Information, Contact:

Berry Islands Tourism Representative

kwallace@bahamas.com

William Dean Sr. Way, General Delivery, Great Harbour Cay, BY
(242) 451-0404

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Latitude: 25.791928000
Longitude: -77.877346000
Elevation: 23 FT (7 M)
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