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Junkanoo Beach

West Bay St and Nassau St, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Ranked #15 of 62 Attractions in Nassau
Type: Beaches
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Grove City, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

this beach is okay, it is not a far walk from the docks if you are there for the day from a cruise ship but don't be expected to be blown away. It is Dirty, albeit, it is better than the last time we were there. The area around this beach is slowly improving so the beach is too, but... More

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Saxapahaw, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

My husband and I stopped in Nassau on our last day aboard the NCL Getaway. We really just wanted to relax on the beach with a couple of cocktails, and Junkanoo was perfect for that! After a quick 10 minute walk from the port, we had already arrived. We spent the day enjoying the beautiful water and the sunshine with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I spent most of my days on this beach. It's close to everything and I especially spent time with a very cool lady named Khyla at her place called Khyla's Philosophy. Check it out.

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Savannah, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The beach itself is okay of course there will be some trash but nothing too terrible. Its a short walk from the cruise ships and something cheap and simple to do when your're in Nassau for the day. The water is beautiful. There is a few places to get some drinks and something to eat right on the beach. There... More

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Inverness, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I'd like to add a great review for JYAH Barry was so welcoming the beach there is absolutely beautiful I read in some if the other reviews that there was trash there and would like to add that the trash there was and is left behind by the visitors and tourists If you don't pick up after yourself then what... More

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St. Petersburg
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Having been to most of the tourist attractions on Nassau, we decided on our most recent trip to keep it simple. We walked to this beach from the cruise ship. Like others have mentioned, it is not the nicest beach, but I do give points for convenience! There are several food stands there on the beach, and the will take... More

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Columbia, Missouri, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Cruise ship docks and u walk off ship to the Bahamas island. Be ware of all the merchandisers calling you to purchase a tour, ride taxi, horse carriage, ect. Do buy bottled water for $1.00 at the pier. Go to any festivals being held where u will barter for merchandise, and taste the local food while listening to free music... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Not nearly the nicest beach on the island (not even close) BUT, it's super close to downtown and is free to use. Small fee for beach chairs which you may want to take advantage of because the sand here is not that soft. Food and beverages available. Friendly Bahamians, of course! Remember to tip the washroom clerk (a dollar is... More

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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16 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Beautiful water & great shoreline! Spent afternoon here while on a cruise; very close to cruise pier.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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91 reviews 91 reviews
64 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you are just off the ship and looking for a place to hang out without spending much if any money...this is a great choice. Its about 20 min walk from the cruise ship and best of all ITS FREE. Facilities are very limited here though and the beach water is within the same harbor the ships are docked in.... More

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