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West Bay St and Nassau St, Nassau, New Providence Island
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All reviews cruise port within walking distance minute walk rent chairs close to downtown tiki hut an umbrella few hours fish fry jerk chicken nice walk beautiful water clear water senor frogs conch fritters lounge chairs white sand
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Reviewed 2 December 2012

Burgers on the beach were great $4, hot dog $3 $10 to rent a chaise lounge for the day. Ask for "Shortman" he works on the beach and will even walk to the Fish Fry and get your lunch for you if you want lobster...More

Date of experience: January 2012
2  Thank Tim F
Reviewed 1 December 2012

Ghetto beach! dirty, lots of glass and rocks on the beach & bathroom out of order try a different beach

Date of experience: November 2012
Thank oaktownlaura
Reviewed 24 November 2012

Small open air food and drink vendors, small shopping area, beach is cool, water is clear. When you arrive on your ship walk toward Senor Frogs get ready to ignore really loud pushy vendors, whiny more quiet vendors, all want you to give them money...More

Date of experience: November 2012
6  Thank jefhtro
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Wear your sandals as the beach was full of glass. It was beautiful, however a bit run down around the beach area. The fritters and pina coloda was wonderful but the beach was a bit more to be desired

Date of experience: December 2011
Thank Alison F
Reviewed 14 November 2012

Nice free beach. easy walk from cruise ships. I thought the sand was clean, water beautiful. Great place to stop and enjoy the Bahamas. One or 2 vendors tried to sell me their wares. I just said "no thanks" and had no problems. Bathrooms and...More

Date of experience: November 2012
4  Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 8 November 2012

We usually go to Fish Fry by bus from the cruiseship docks, but always pack a bathing suit and towel for the walk back and stop at this beach. What we like is that it is a "locals" beach and there is plenty of sand...More

Date of experience: September 2012
2  Thank woodgang
Reviewed 4 November 2012

This beach is a very short walk from the port in Nassau. When you get off the ship and go through the gates, just go right. Continue walking right until you get to Senor Frogs. When you get to Senor Frogs, simply follow the sidewalk...More

Date of experience: October 2012
4  Thank davidjbright
Reviewed 1 November 2012

I walked with my elderly parents from our cruise ship to Junkanoo Beach and it took us 15min at a very leisurly pace. There are beach chairs to rent if u like at about 10$ each or u can just put your towel down on...More

Date of experience: October 2012
3  Thank sellers63
Reviewed 26 October 2012

My wife and I went to Junkanoo beach from our cruise ship. We walked there from port and regretted it. It is filthy and it stinks. I wouldn't recommend this to anyone. We grabbed a cab and went to Cabbage beach. If we find ourselves...More

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank cbufis
Reviewed 23 October 2012

Junkanoo beach is a great Bahamas LOCAL (free) beach!! My family and walked from the cruise port (about 10 minutes) and spent a few hours here. Water was crystal clear and warm!! Clean bathrooms, and food & drink was available for purchase. We found it...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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8 January 2019|
Response from jrglade | Reviewed this property |
When I was there it was all sand and no construction in sight
13 July 2018|
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Response from Chad M | Reviewed this property |
No it's not a good spot for that
3 April 2018|
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Response from Eleanor S | Reviewed this property |
We visited from the cruise ship we were on, and as it's a public beach, I don't think it would be included with any all inclusive package, but it's worth going to visit for the day!!