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Eleuthera island

Ultimate guide (March 2023)
Eleuthera - island with the best beaches in the Bahamas. In addition, this island is located near the capital island of Nassau, so it has comfortable transportation options. Shore and seabed: sand. [edit]
This island ranks #2 of the "Best islands in Bahamas"
Rating: 8.6 - 590 votes [vote]
Coordinates: 25.171605, -76.217971
See also: Best beaches in Eleuthera island

Hotels [edit]

The island has a few dozen of hotels, including relatively inexpensive options.

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How to get there [edit]

Fly to Nassau International Airport (NAS). Next fly to Eleuthera island to North Eleuthera Airport (ELH) or to Governor's Harbour Airport (GHB) (there are also some international flights to these airports).

It is also possible to get to Eleuthera island by ferry. For example Bahamas Ferries serves routes from capital Nassau island to ports located in Eleuthera island: Governor's Harbour, Spanish Wells and Harbour Island.

Small islands (Harbour Island and Spanish Wells) located near the main Eleuthera island can be reached by local water taxi ($5 per way).

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When to go [edit]

Any time of year. Try avoid the rainy season in the summer. The strongest rains are in June, August and September.

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