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Junkanoo Beach

West Bay St and Nassau St, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Ranked #14 of 57 attractions in Nassau
Type: Beaches
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Perrysburg, Ohio
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106 reviews 106 reviews
16 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Weather was ify so we didn't want to pay big bucks to be taken to a fancy beach & have to sit in the rain. Lots of shopping on way to Junkanoo & had a great time when there (weather broke & sun came out!) Very cheap to rent chairs...cocktails & snacks. Sat under palm tree with a few brews...was... More

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LUTZ
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Being from Florida, we have access of some of the best beaches in the world so Junkanoo was a bit anti-climatic. The water is very blue which was why we stopped there. There is a DJ and the locals sell beer and food. We did not try the food but I was told it is wonderful. If you are looking... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Rented a scooter for the day and stopped by Junkanoo Beach twice! Beautiful waters, amazingly clear--views of lighthouse, cruise ships, and Ft Charlotte on the hill in the distance. A nice spot to stop and enjoy the island.

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Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

drinks on the beach while you lounge, jet ski and kayak. Even had the pleasure of witnessing not only a beach wedding but a beach proposal. Great things always happen on a beach and when the water is this beautiful you can't help but feel great.

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Freehold, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

A great beach, not necessarily pretty, but great for people watching and for the experience. If you're walking around downtown it's worth checking out. Find a spot, grab a drink (no clue what they put in those things), relax and you will be happy and entertained.

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North Canton
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We were looking for a local beach with easy access from the pier. Junkanoo Beach was perfect for our group of 14. Turn right after the market and follow the signs, it is an easy walk. Chairs/lounges are available for rental. It is close to the fort so the history buffs were able to walk . We were close to... More

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goose creek,sc
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We just got back from a cruise on the new NCL Getaway. Our last port was Nassau, Bahamas where we went to Junkanoo Beach. We have gone here our past 4 cruises and we love it. We have a blast at the Tiki Bikini bar operated by Byron and his staff. Three beers and three shots for $10. can not... More

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Millbury, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Junkanoo Beach is the closest major beach to the cruise port in Nassau, and offers great views of the lighthouse and the port, but the beach itself has a lot of trash and cigarette butts on it, the restrooms are dirty and you must tip the attendant at the door to gain admission, and the music from the little bars... More

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South Berwick, Maine
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Good sized beach with lots going on. Side closest to Fat Tuesday's has a lot of glass in the sand so be careful. Beach is protected by Paradise Island from the wind so it was a good option for swimming.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This beach was close to the port so it was convenient. It was crowded and there were a lot of vendors selling stuff. But the beach was dirty and we found several pieces of glass in the sand. My daughters are 11, so it was OK, but wouldn't have been great if they were younger. We were planning on going... More

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