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Deserted sadness!!

This is a lovely beach and spot on Grand Bahama, but is totally deserted now. Someone needs to... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Apollo Beach, Florida
Just a beach

This beach has a great parking lot. Apparently Howard Hughes holed up at a hotel along this beach... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Nassau, New Providence Island
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This beach is best known for its water sports and lounging areas, making it a popular tourist destination.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

This is a lovely beach and spot on Grand Bahama, but is totally deserted now. Someone needs to come down and revive this magical spot! Definitely worth a visit!

1  Thank ApolloBeachWanderer
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This beach has a great parking lot. Apparently Howard Hughes holed up at a hotel along this beach. It is a relatively good beach, but nothing real special other than accessibility.

Thank TechLord
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

My family and I took a drive here one afternoon just to take a walk. It’s a very nice secluded beach but also very close to Freeport. The water was pretty rough the day we were there, but it was windy and rough everywhere. The...More

Thank Wanderingfam
Reviewed 20 July 2017

During low tide, this beach had a fantastic sandbar and crystal clear water which gradually turned blue as it increased in depth.. There were at most, 14 people the three days we packed a picnic here.. We were staying at the Mayfield beach and Tennis...More

1  Thank Vacationing-1
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We found this beach several years ago & was very excited to go back. Unfortunately it was not as remembered. Too much trash, flies & seaweed. It is not being maintained. Not a lot of people there, I'm sure condition is reason.

Thank SandyFLMom3Boys
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We had the beach all to ourselves. Be sure to go at low tide to any beach on Grand Bahama. So sad that the Xanadu Hotel, once the most luxurious in the Caribbean, is now closed. Be sure to buy something from Joy. She is...More

2  Thank eztwopleaz
Reviewed 30 May 2017

this beach is right by lighthouse pointe resort you could see alot of yachts coming and going out to channel and beach sports right on the beach

1  Thank Tonya D
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Stayed at the Xanadu Beach Resort back in the late 80's with a bunch of buddies. We were one of the first groups to stay on the Howard Hughes floor after it was renovated - was pretty cool. Possibly even cooler was the snorkeling at...More

12  Thank Wendel C
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The beach is located next to the Xanadu Hotel of Howard Hughes fame, which is now in a very sad state of disrepair since being closed about 10 years ago due to hurricane damage. There are no amenities at the beach so take provisions with...More

2  Thank Jane V
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Crystal clear, calm, warm water. We placed our beach chairs in the water and sat and relaxed. No one to bring you drinks and food so make sure you pack what you need for the day including an umbrella to be able to get out...More

Thank ladyhd01
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Sandra S
10 June 2015|
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Response from JudyBierma | Reviewed this property |
Yes I heard that 5 years ago and still waiting. Thinks move at a slow pace sometimes.