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Junkanoo Beach

West Bay St and Nassau St, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Ranked #15 of 61 Attractions in Nassau
Type: Beaches
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Luton, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

This beach is right off the town centre in Nassau, so you can expect it won't be as beautiful as the resort beaches. My first impression of this beach is that there was trash along the first part of the beach from the town side of it, but if you walk along more it gets nicer. There are a few... More

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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We recently took a carnival cruise and wanted to take our kids snorkeling, but didn't want to pay for an expensive excursion. Junkanoo beach was a Ten minute walk from the cruise port. The water was amazing! The kids also saw tons of fish and they really enjoyed themselves. The only bad part was that the beach was FULL of... More

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Easley, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

While this is not the nicest beach I have ever been too (there is a lot of glass and rusty bottle caps to get cut on) it is decent and free. We were approached a couple of times by hair braiders and a small pub selling drinks all day for a price, but otherwise had no troubles. We walked for... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I've been to Junkanoo beach twice and had the same experiences both times. The beach is only a few minutes from downtown hotels and the Port of Nassau (if you're crusing). It's very convenient for the folks getting off the cruise lines because it takes about 10 minutes by foot. You do have to walk downtown through some parking lots... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

entertaining and exciting walk on the Junkanoo beach and later that night the Junkanoo carnival came to the Breezes Resort

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New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We docked and did an excursion with a fellow named Quincy. He was nice took to historical sites and the market to purchase souvenirs. He can be reached at q.hudson@hotmail.com He's nice and professional. He even took us to Atlantis and then dropped us off at this beach(which is walking distance to the boat). We had jerk chicken from a... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Easy 2 minutes walk from the hotel, great local vibe, assortment of tasty cuisine and drinks, always a nice crowd, from cruise ships folks, can be a little loud if you don't like music. But if you want to chill, that's the place.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Access to this beach is a 10 mins walking distance from the cruise port. The walk to the beach was awesome. The stroll is right in the historic portion of Nassau! There will be tons of vendors trying to sell you their products, so there are tons of awesome trinkets to pick from. Once we reached the beach I was... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Great location for the cruise ships, able to walk and still be close to everything. The water was pretty, the sand soft and there are many little stands for drinks and bbq chicken. A good way to relax for a few hours after shopping and waiting to get back on the ship... and it is free!

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Schuylkill Haven, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Ok, I know some people say it is junky, but it really isn't, the water is crystal clear, the sand is clean. There are stands which sell food and drink, you can rent chairs and umbrellas. I love that you can walk here, we ate from one of the vendors and the food was good. The locals were friendly, and... More

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