Nassau Beaches Guide

Guide to the Best Beaches in Nassau & Paradise Island

Nassau and Paradise Island boast some of the most stunning Nassau beaches in the Caribbean. Cable Beach, stretching along New Providence island’s northern coast, is renowned for its powdery white sands and crystal-clear waters, perfect for swimming and sunbathing, and home to the iconic Baha Mar Resort. Junkanoo Beach offers a lively atmosphere with beach bars and water sports rentals, ideal for those seeking a more energetic vibe.

Paradise Island complements Nassau’s offerings with its own pristine stretches of shoreline. Cabbage Beach stands out with its azure waters and soft sands, providing a serene retreat for relaxation and water activities like snorkeling and parasailing. Nearby, the exclusive beaches of Atlantis Resort offer luxury amenities and secluded spots for guests to unwind in style.

Did you know that the Bahamas is an island archipelago with around 700 islands? And each of those islands are adorned with stunning beaches! With a Day Trip to Exuma from Nassau you can now visit some of these spectacular tropical island beaches in the Exuma Cays, including the famous Pig Beach (Big Major Cay) home to the Bahamas Swimming Pigs.

Looking for more things to do in Nassau? Learn more about all the attractions, water parks, landmarks, museums and resorts in Nassau & Paradise Island with our informative Nassau Travel Guides.

Nassau Beach Map

Explore beaches in Nassau & Paradise Island with our interactive Map. Or scroll down this page for a list view.

Nassau Beaches

These beautiful beaches can be found in Nassau, New Providence Island

Paradise Island Beaches

Paradise Island is connected to Nassau by bridge, making these stunning beaches easily accessible from downtown

Day Trip to Pig Beach

Fly from Nassau to Exuma to visit the Bahamas Swimming Pigs

The Bahamas Swimming Pigs are pigs located in Exuma on an island called Big Major Cay. Some tour operators or guides might claim to have pigs on beaches in Nassau or nearby islands, but don’t be fooled, these are merely Pigs on a Beach, they do not swim in the ocean! The original and only Bahamas Swimming Pigs are the pigs at Pig Beach in Exuma.

Pig Beach (Big Major Cay) is one of 365 islands in the Exuma Cays, a tropical island archipelago located a short 40 minute flight away from Nassau.

Visitors to Nassau can book a Day Trip to Exuma by plane and discover the many attractions in Exuma including; swimming with sharks, Thunderball Grotto cave, sand bar, and much more (see below).

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Day Trips from Nassau to Exuma

Book a Day Trip to Exuma from Nassau by Plane

Nassau Travel Guide

Explore Attractions in Nassau with our Interactive Destination Guides

Planning a vacation to Nassau? Look no further than our informative Nassau Destinations Guides. A comprehensive guide detailing all the popular attractions, waterparks, beaches, resorts and islands to visit during a stay on Nassau & Paradise Island.

Explore all the attractions and landmarks in Nassau and Paradise Island with our interactive Nassau Map.

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