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Gold Rock Beach

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Address: Lucayan National Park, Grand Bahama Island
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This beach is as pretty as a postcard, with smooth white sands and clear...

This beach is as pretty as a postcard, with smooth white sands and clear blue waters.

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Exquisite Beach and National Park

Gold Rock Beach goes on forever. But the beauty begins with the wooden walkways that go over mangrove swamps, past trees and floral (all marked with the botanical names). By... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped here on a cruise tour. We parked across the street where the parking lot for the bat caves are. Be careful crossing the street - there aren't many cars but they do drive very fast on the road so give yourself enough time to cross if you're parked across the street. There could be other parking lots that... More 

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Grand Bahama Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Gold Rock Beach goes on forever. But the beauty begins with the wooden walkways that go over mangrove swamps, past trees and floral (all marked with the botanical names). By the time you get to the beach it is so quiet, clean and peaceful. The water is light turquoise because the sand is pure white. A little further out, the... More 

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Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Beach is very quiet and somewhat out of the way as most people wont bother to travel there (it's about 15 miles outside of Freeport). Sand is the classic white fine powder you see in the movies, waters are clear and clean.

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St Charles,Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach goes on forever, is easily entered, and lovely to spend a few hours. Know that you park up on the road and pay a $5.00 fee per person to access it via a beautiful Boardwalk through a swampy area. Bring your own drinks and lots of sunscreen. The breeze is so nice it would be easy to underestimate... More 

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Marlton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Abort 40 mins West of Freeport is a hidden treasure....water as clear as your bathtub and just as warm...tons of fish...watch out for the Baracudas....well worth the trip!

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1 Thank JRC08053
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We toured the caves across the street, walked through the Lucayan Nature preserve through the mangrove, across Gold Rock Creek, and onto the beach. I swear there were angels singing when we emerged onto this beach. It's the most beautiful beach I've ever visited, hands down. Be sure to check what time is low tide, because you will only want... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through intense heat (apparently a heat wave) across a bridge and then through low brush covered in spiders. We were pretty freaked out by the spiders (my sister in law was pregnant and we weren't sure if they were poisonous. We found out after that they're not) When we got thru the little trek we were absolutely stunned.... More 

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to get off the beaten path and rent a car to go to Gold Rock Beach while here for a day on a cruise. It took Avis about a half hour to pick us up from the port, then took another half hour to drive there (staying on the LEFT side of the road!). The drive was almost... More 

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful secluded beach - pack some food and drinks and stay a while! We rented a car and drove around the whole island in a day - make this a stop for sure

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach was the highlight of our stay on Grand Bahama Island! We took a taxi from our hotel. She became our personal tour guide. It was nice but next time we will rent a car to stay all day at this amazing beach!

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