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Rainbow Bay Beach

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Address: Queens Highway, Eleuthera

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Gorgeous like all the beaches here

Not good for snorkelling, there's no coral, just sand. Great for just relaxing and floating around. Not many people here.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tara L
Victoria, Canada
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Victoria, Canada
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not good for snorkelling, there's no coral, just sand. Great for just relaxing and floating around. Not many people here.

Thank Tara L
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We spent and afternoon here swimming and sitting under a palapa. It is a gorgeous place. Great place to bring kids to swim. Shallow and calm.

Thank Marty J
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Just right off of the main road and with it's own little parking lot. There are a few picnic tables with straw umbrellas in one spot. Some trees also nearby for shade. The snorkelling is decent with some large rocks in the water where the sea critters hang about. Crystal clear waters and not too deep at first. A good... More 

Thank CubanWaters
Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I came here twice and didn't really care for it. It was beautiful but didn't really do anything for me. Part of me thinks it was because it was windy. In my future trips to Eleuthera, I'll definitely come back when there isn't so much wind. In the meantime, I advise going on calmer days.

Thank Megan L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A local favourite: intimate, nice views especially of the setting sun, shade provided by thatched shelters for several picnic tables, calm water. Some good snorkelling along the cay, specially on the outside (but be prepared to swim a fair distance to get there). The one downside is the recent construction of a large house at the foot of the cay.... More 

Thank Sullutuk
Thunder Bay, Canada
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157 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The residents lucked out for this one, the beach is calm and for those of us that are not swimmers, wading around in the warm carribean is a relief. Snorklers paradise...we even saw a really cool blue see through fish without goggles. What I like most is the several times we went to this beach there weren't more than a... More 

Thank MaryCarol536
Mankato, Minnesota
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Came here while waiting for the Rainbow Inn to open for pizza night. Very relaxing and we enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Kali H
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stayed right next to the beach and were very happy with it. The water is very nice and calm - with a clarity that is amazing. There are better beaches but we were very happy to have this one right on our doorstep. There are a fair amount of sand dollars an starfish in the water as well.

Thank kb359
McCarthy, Alaska, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Good for swimming, snorkeling or SUP. Usually protected form the wind. Easy to find......After the Rainbow Inn sign look for Rainbow Drive on the left going north. Go right at the T intersection and the beach parking is on the left.

Thank Kelly B
Mendon, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

One of the few beaches we came across with a small parking lot. The water is perfect for swimming - really calm and warm.

Thank CBaumgarten

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