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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 rent chairs minute walk 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 24 August 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this beach on our way to go eat dinner on our last night there. It’s easily accessible from the main road and just barely off it. The location had quite a few people who seem to spend the whole day there as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zac B
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We decided to walk from the port past the shops to Junkanoo beach. It was a 20-25 minutes walk and signs to the beach were clearly marked and easy to follow. It's a decent beach, water was clear and clean. It started raining just as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BeeZee10
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

I walked past this beach and just kept walking. There was garbage all over the place and run down shacks with people trying to sell you stuff... when I come to the beach I like to relax and not be bothered by annoying vendors. This...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hhalvz95
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The water itself is beautiful. The beach wasn't relaxing in my opinion more of a party atmosphere. There was a DJ playing loud music and lots of people drinking and kind of crowded. It also faces the cruise port and looks somewhat industrial which takes...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank patriciaf06
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Beach is beautiful always clean friendly staff ... restrooms were in good clean condition also has a outside area to wash off sand if you came on a cruise like I always do you can see the cruise from the beach ... its like a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We went to Junkanoo at night for a festival. It was awesome. We saw a parade with dancers and a band. There were tons of street vendors with amazing food and drinks. I didn’t see any beach but that was because we were there at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shameka S
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Busy busy beach with lots of people and activities. Water is gorgeous. Watersports like paddle boards and kayaks. A lot of little beach huts to get sky juice, pina coladas, bahama mamas and beers - at tourist prices, not local prices. Cash is preferred, small...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank helenlf2017
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Now very popular, the crowds have grown. Junkanoo Beach has beautiful clear blue water, powdery white sand beach, free clean restrooms and showers, good prices for food, drinks, and beach rentals. We ate and drank at "Crab 'n Tings" on the beach. Great food, drinks...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank TeamRios
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

So I just got back from a cruise on the Royal Caribbean and my husband and I stopped by this beach for a dip after a walk back in the hot sun from the Queen’s staircase in Nassau. The water was crystal clear and very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Traveltheworldover69
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Have been here several times.Walking distance from cruise port. Lounge chair rental 10$. Bathrooms available and water sport rentals available. Easy to get to for budget minded cruisers. See "Special K" near holiday inn and marriot. She will take care of your chairs and drinks.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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!!
27 January 2018|
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Response from Sailor W | Reviewed this property |
You certainly can, idk if they rent stuff for it, we brought our own.