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Address: West Bay St and Nassau St, Nassau, New Providence Island

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Cruise ship riders beach, but still very nice and free

We didn't stay here long because the cruise ship passengers descend upon it and fill it quickly, as it is close to them and free. That said it is a lovely beach all the same and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Ran to Junkanoo Beach from the Atlantis area. Peaceful early in the morning. great for an early morning jog.

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Charlotte
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Although the water itself was just as clear and blue as ever. I would not dare ever recommend this beach to anyone. The sand was full of rocks, glass, drug paraphernalia, just altogether dangerous. If you have diabetes don't risk stepping on something and piercing your feet. Yes its in walking distance from the cruise ship but I would not... More 

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This was a great free beach in walking distance of the cruise port. We were able to rent chairs and spent the day swimming in the clear water and relaxing. Beach was clean, but rocky when getting into the water. There were restrooms and a foot shower right near by as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We didn't stay here long because the cruise ship passengers descend upon it and fill it quickly, as it is close to them and free. That said it is a lovely beach all the same and easily reached via the Islands TERRIFIC Jitney bus system!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Cable beach is definitely prettier, but this beach has stalls where you can get food and drinks. Gloria's will let you use the chairs and umbrellas free if you buy food and drinks (Her conch fritters are great). Easy walk to the Fish Fry (THE BEST SEAFOOD!!!!!) and downtown.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Clean water and a short walk from the cruise ship. Yes, there is construction nearby, but that isn't forever and is a sign of improvement. $30 gets you two chairs, umbrella and four drinks. Not bad.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Where do I begin? This beach is disgusting. It is surrounded by construction and covered in trash. If you're in search of cocaine and hookers this beach is for you. Otherwise, not so much. I am not sure how this beach made the "top ten things to do in Nassau" list. The bright side is that the water is beautiful... More 

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South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Do not walk on the beach without shoes because your feet will get cut up! There are tons of broken shells, glass, and bottles. The water of course is gorgeous and clear. It is basically in the hood and there isn't side walks straight there. There are also no cross walks either so if you're bringing kids you will have... More 

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Nice chill beach downtown near everything Nassau basically provides. Theres a jerk chicken stand there and you can get a tasty sky juice as well!!! A fun stop

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West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We were only in Nassau for a day stop on a Carnival Cruise, so we picked Junkanoo so we could see other parts of Nassau without too much travel time. The water was beautifully clear, and the sand white, but the sand was a little on the dirty side, with some trash and cigarette butts. If you're looking for local... More 

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Address: Address: West Bay St and Nassau St, Nassau, New Providence Island
Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau

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