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Caribbean Beaches Guide – Treasure Cay Beach, Bahamas

by Angela Braun, GoGirlfriend correspondent

Treasure Cay, Great Abaco Island ~ Beach 411

  • Beach type: Family oriented
  • Beach geography: Make this beach of 3 miles your home as you bury your toes into the white sand and splash in the blue water with your fellow travellers. Here, you’ll have to make waves of your own since sand bars make everything calm and lagoon-like. The ocean bottom is white coral sand with no rocks or grasses.
  • Ease of access: A side road off Treasure Cay Road nearby Treasure Cay Golf Club leads to Treasure Cay Beach.
  • Extra costs: No extra costs
  • Beach amenities: Purchase food and drinks at Coco Beach Bar or The Treasure Sands Club right on the beach. There are no amenities or restrooms on the beach; however, the area of Treasure Cay will meet most, if not all, of your beach needs.
  • Special note: Given the title of “One of the most beautiful beaches in the world” by the National Geographic in their 2012 photo contest.
  • Geo-locator: Where is Treasure Cay Beach?

a taste of Treasure Cay (courtesy of bahamas.net)Feel miles away at Treasure Cay

Show off that enviable beach body of yours, fall in love with the Caribbean and let time slip away at Treasure Cay. Please note: to get the perfect beach body all you need to do is bring your gorgeous body to the beach. No other work required.

Here, you might not find much with your mask and your snorkel yet with a name like Treasure Cay you might have thought otherwise. Truly, it’s not what’s hidden from you but rather what’s right under your feet – Treasure Cay Beach is a true treasure in and of itself.

Treasure Cay Beach activities, attractions & nightlife

oh, the sun, the sand and not much to do!Travel to the majestic reef of Abaco with Treasure Divers on a scuba diving or snorkeling excursion through a labyrinth of reefs and formations, to shipwrecks and caverns – dive under or float along the surface and make your water experience unforgettable. Treasure Divers also has a custom boat that can take you island hopping, beaching, shelling and deep-sea fishing. If this doesn't put a smile on your face, rent a center console boat of your own, ranging from 24 foot to 27 ft., from JIC Boat Rentals.

Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or just a beginner, you’re going to fall in love with the game of golf at Treasure Cay Golf Course. We dare you to play 18 holes by surrounding yourself with other lovers of golf. Make some new friends as you tackle the winds, keep your ball out of the duck ponds and keep your head in the game rather than on the unique area that surrounds you.

Make your mark by donating a T-shirt to the huge collection suspended from every corner, ceiling and boathook in Pete’s Pub & Gallery – then enjoy fresh food and cold drinks. While the rum punches pack a punch at Nippers Beach Bar & Grill, Café La Florence has all you’ll need to wake yourself up in the morning, including signature coffee and freshly baked goods.

Treasure Cay Beach events

  • Bahamas Billfish Championship (April-June): Spanning from April to June, this fishing tournament consists of four competitions, which take place at four different venues and times. Anglers are allowed to fish as many of the tournaments as they can fit into their schedules. Venues in the past have included Marsh Harbor, Harbor Island, Spanish Cay and Treasure Cay. Since dates vary contact Bahamas Billfish Championship for details.
  • All Abaco Sailing Regatta (September): Come and watch local sailing sloops gather at Treasure Cay Marina for a series of championship races and onshore festivities.

GoGirlfriend Treasure Cay hotel recommendations

ITreasure Cay Beach Marina Resortf you’re looking for a sweet place to rest your head, there are more than 20 rental accommodations for you to choose from. Below we’ve chosen to share our favorite hotel accommodations within Treasure Cay and Marsh Harbor.

Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort: Deemed to be cool and cozy, this hotel is the only hotel located on Treasure Cay. Enjoy yourself on a patio or a balcony, in an air-conditioned room with cable TV and a bathroom with either a shower or bathtub – you might even have video games depending on your room type. Wi-Fi access is available in all areas and public parking is free of charge and apartments feature kitchenettes. You’ll also be able to enjoy 3 restaurants and bars on site, a golf course and bike, golf cart and car rentals on site. Visit Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Gold Resort on Facebook and Twitter and read reviews on TripAdvisor.

relax at the Lofty Fig VillasThe Lofty Fig Villas: Located in Marsh Harbor, The Lofty Fig Villas are clean, intimate and family-operated. They consist of 3 single story structures that surround a small freshwater swimming pool. All villas have a ceiling fan, air conditioning, tile floor, a big screen cable TV and a covered patio. All rooms are furnished with a queen bed, sofa, dining table and feature full kitchen with microwave and bathroom with full bath and hair dryer. Stay connected at this hotel with in-room wifi. Visit The Lofty Fig Villas and read reviews on TripAdvisor.

For more hotel recommendations throughout Treasure Cay, Bahamas, we recommend exploring Booking.com.

Weather

what's to complain about with temps like these?The average annual temperature for the Bahamas is approximately 83ºF. May and June are the rainiest months although twice as much rain tends to fall in the northern islands than in the southern ones. Hurricane season is from June to November but it doesn’t seem to slow the flow of travelers to the area. Enjoy water temperatures that average 80ºF year round.

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