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Colonial Beach

Sandee - Colonial Beach

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Overview

Located in the heart of Nassau, Colonial Beach is a stunning white sand beach that stretches for about half a mile.

Amenities

Colonial Beach has few amenities, so it's a good idea to pack everything you need, including food and drinks, but it does have bathroom facilities and outdoor showers available.

Activities

The sand is soft and fine, and the water is crystal clear, making it perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and other water activities.

Parking

There is a small parking lot at Colonial Beach, but it can fill up quickly. It's free to park, but it's important to note that the beach can get crowded, especially during peak season.

Fun Fact

Fun fact: Colonial Beach is located near the historic Fort Charlotte, which was built in the late 18th century by the British during their occupation of the Bahamas.

Attractions

One of the main attractions near Colonial Beach is Fort Charlotte, which is just a short walk away. The fort is open to the public and offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of the Bahamas. Visitors can explore the fort's many rooms, tunnels, and ramparts and learn about the battles that were fought here.

Restaurants

There are several restaurants near Colonial Beach, including Bahamian Kitchen, which serves delicious local cuisine, and Café Matisse, which offers Italian-inspired dishes. For something quick and casual, there's also a Subway nearby.

Hotels

There are several hotels located near Colonial Beach, including the British Colonial Hilton, which is a historic hotel located in downtown Nassau. Other options include the Graycliff Hotel, which is a luxurious boutique hotel, and the Holiday Inn Express, which offers comfortable rooms at an affordable price.

Basic Details

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    Top Traveler Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Surf through our FAQs to help you find your perfect beach!

    Does Colonial Beach have parking? If so, is it free or paid?

    No, this Beach does not have dedicated parking but has street parking near the entrance.

    Does Colonial Beach have lifeguards?

    No, this Beach does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach - please be careful when swimming on this beach.

    Is Colonial Beach a family-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

    Is Colonial Beach good for swimming?

    Yes, this Beach boasts excellent swimming conditions, attracting swimmers of all skill levels with its gentle waves and clear waters.

    Does Colonial Beach have restrooms?

    No, this Beach does not have restrooms on or near the beach.

    Is Colonial Beach a nude beach?

    No, this Beach maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

    Is there food near Colonial Beach?

    No, this Beach does not have nearby food options - please plan your beach day accordingly.

    What are the activities at Colonial Beach?

    Yes, this Beach is a good place to Surfing

    Does Colonial Beach have accommodations for people with disabilities?

    No, this Beach does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

    Is Colonial Beach a dog-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not dog-friendly.

    Is Colonial Beach good for surfing?

    Yes, surfing is an activity that is frequently enjoyed at this Beach.

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