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Gold Rock Beach

Lucayan National Park, Grand Bahama Island
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Type: Beaches
Activities: Swimming, Snorkeling
Traveler Description: Gold Rock Beach at Lucayan National Park is one of the most beautiful beaches on Grand Bahama.  Located about 45 minutes from Lucaya and 1 hour from... more »
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Auburn Hills, Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I am constantly surprised by the level of garbage I find on "remote" beaches. Locals seem to do little to solve the problem so take a bag, pack out more than you take in and the future will be brighter for everyone.

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Columbus, Georgia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Across from the national park. Be careful crossing the road. Also stock up on cold drinks etc as well. The paths to the beach is beautiful and well kept. The beach itself is great! Water is nice and clear and clean beach..for the most part. Be advised there is a sign stating no life guard.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Words cannot explain how beautiful this beach is. The drive is about thirty minutes and can be somewhat confusing when using the map provided by the resort but it worked just have to pay attention to land marks. The beach will be on your right but for parking will be on your left at the Lucayan Nat'l Park. Entrance is... More

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Pinckney, Michigan
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84 reviews 84 reviews
63 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

When I travel, it's not for beaches. I went on a cruise with my mom and ended up at this beach as part of an unrelated shore excursion. We loved it! The beach is absolutely gorgeous and you shouldn't be bored if you're there for a couple hours. We actually saw a stingray swimming around in a shallow area, which... More

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Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Awesome beach! My husband and I went twice because we missed low tide the first day. At high tide the beach is super small, but at low tide it is amazing. Bring food, drinks, seats. Use the cruise excursion picnic area till the get there around 11. It's got tables and shade. Check out the park itself. The caves are... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have seen a lot of beaches in the Caribbean and Hawaii and I have never seen such a quiet serene more beautiful beach in my life. Be sure to time your trip at low tide and walk the white sand and crystal blue water for miles it is an experience you will never forget!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I've been to quite a few Caribbean beaches and this one ranks right near the top. When the tide is out the beach is long and flat and the water is shallow. There are huge piles of driftwood that are spectacular. We had lunch at a picnic table on a small bluff with shade and a nice breeze. There are... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My eight year old daughter and I went after seeing one cave at Lucayan National Park. The park was disappointing, but this beach was amazing! It was secluded, clean, and beautiful. We spent about an hour just swimming in the ocean.

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

My wife and I love to travel the US east coast and Caribbean. My wife is also a diver and has visited many of the Caribbean islands. We both agree that this is our favorite beach by far, and she will go as far as to say her favorite place on earth. Every time we get to Grand Bahama this... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The Lucayan park is neat to see but take a walk on the open beach and see pure beauty in nature. Untouched beach that has high/low tide every 12 hours. Take lunch and some drinks and relax alone as a couple in true paradise, it does not exist in this way anywhere else in the South.

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