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Junkanoo Beach

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Sandee - Junkanoo Beach
Sandee - Junkanoo Beach
Sandee - Junkanoo Beach

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Overview

Junkanoo Beach, also known as Western Esplanade Beach, is a lively public beach located in Nassau, Bahamas. The beach stretches for about half a mile with soft white sand and crystal-clear turquoise water.

Amenities

The beach also offers amenities such as restrooms, showers, and beach chairs for rent. While there are no lifeguards on duty, the beach is relatively safe for swimming.

Activities

Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities including swimming, sunbathing, beach volleyball, and snorkeling.

Parking

There is a large parking lot available for visitors to park their cars, and parking is free. However, it is recommended to arrive early in the day to secure a spot as the lot can fill up quickly.

Fun Fact

Fun fact: The beach is named after the famous Bahamian Junkanoo festival, which takes place annually in Nassau.

Attractions

One of the main attractions on and near the beach is the Junkanoo Beach Club, which serves up delicious Bahamian cuisine and tropical drinks. Visitors can also walk down the beach to see historic sites like the Water Tower, Fort Charlotte, and the Pirates of Nassau Museum.

Hotels

Nearby hotels include the Courtyard by Marriott Nassau Downtown/Junkanoo Beach, which offers comfortable rooms and easy access to the beach, and the British Colonial Hilton Nassau, which is a luxurious beachfront hotel with stunning ocean views.

Basic Details

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All Amenities at Junkanoo Beach

Amenities

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesRestrooms

  • Activities

  • Snorkeling

  • Rentals

  • Kayaking Canoeing

  • Umbrella Rental

  • Food

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesBars

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesLocal Beach Vendor

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesRestaurants

  • Access

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesCar Access

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesFoot Access

  • Parking - Street

  • Public Bus Stop

  • Junkanoo Beach - Beach Map

    Top Traveler Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Does Junkanoo 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 Junkanoo Beach have lifeguards?

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

    Is Junkanoo Beach a family-friendly beach?

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

    Is Junkanoo Beach good for swimming?

    No, this Beach is not generally considered a good swimming beach.

    Does Junkanoo Beach have restrooms?

    Yes, Restrooms are conveniently available on or adjacent to the beach at this Beach.

    Is Junkanoo Beach a nude beach?

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

    Is there food near Junkanoo Beach?

    Yes, this Beach has multiple food options near or on the beach, including restaurants and beach vendors.

    What are the activities at Junkanoo Beach?

    Yes, this Beach is a good place to Snorkeling

    Does Junkanoo Beach have accommodations for people with disabilities?

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

    Is Junkanoo Beach a dog-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not dog-friendly.

    Is Junkanoo Beach good for surfing?

    No, this Beach is not generally considered to be good for surfing.

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