Our island offers something to do for everyone.
Let our knowledgeable staff help plan your vacation.
Snorkeling - Right off the beach at Tippy's Beachfront Bar and Restaurant, or off one of the many reefs up and down the Island, the snorkeling on Eleuthera does not disappoint.
Check out our Eleuthera Snorkeling Guide for tips, when to snorkel and a number of the better snorkeling locations on Eleuthera.
These vendors can also assist with your snorkeling needs:
Scuba Diving - Ocean Fox Cotton Bay - There are professional operators and great dive sites at both ends of Eleuthera Island.
Kayaking - Whether it's right off the beach in front of the hotel, in one of the coves on the Caribbean side of the Island, or in one of the many saltwater lakes, you'll find plenty of places to test your paddling skills. www.bahamasadventures.com or contact us.
Bone Fishing - The many flats up and down the Island are perfect hunting grounds for this elusive fish. Whether you are a beginner or and expert, let us hook you up with one of our local guides. One of our favorites is Paul Petty located in Governors Harbour. He specializes in both reef and bone fishing. You can call Paul at 242-332-2963.
Deep Sea Fishing - The southern end of the Island is a great place to fish for “big game.” With two full-service marinas it's easy to charter a boat. For more info... www.oceanfoxcottonbay.com or www.fishbonetours.com or Capt. Erwin 242-422-9312, 242-334-0011.
Surfing - Whether you're a beginner or expert, you are bound to find some “tasty” waves at either Surfer's Beach or James Cistern Beach. www.bahamasadventures.com
Fishbone Tours - Experience an unforgettable boat adventure through the crystal waters of Eleuthera. The tour includes snorkeling, reef fishing, turtle watching, and conch and starfish searching.
Edwin's Turtle Lake Marine Preserve - Kayak, stand up paddle Board, canoe rentals and a special guided boat tour of the lake. Turtle lake is an ideal spot to see green sea turtles, birds and the pristine and unique environment of an inland blue hole on Eleuthera.
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve - Located next door to Pineapple Fields, the Preserve features over 171 species of Bahamian plants and more than 34 bird species and 100 varieties of medicinal plants. You won't want to miss seeing the panoramic view of the island from their observation tower!
Beach Exploring - If one were to visit a new incredible beach on Eleuthera every day it would take you over a year to explore them all. Here are maps to some of the beaches near Pineapple Fields Resort.
Another good source for maps and beaches on can be found on Eleuthera-Map.com. Check out their page on Eleuthera Beaches.
Tours of Eleuthera Island - There are so many interesting things to see up and down Eleuthera, such as Preacher's Cave, Glass Window Bridge, Ocean Hole and the Hatchet Bay Caves, and Harbour Island. Here are some tour operators on Eleuthera:
Friday Fish Fry - Every Friday night downtown at Anchor Bay there is a local fish fry with delicious food and music to dance to. It's a great opportunity to hang with the locals.
Live Music at Tippy's Beachfront Bar & Restaurant - Every Saturday night, everyone heads to Tippy's to hear the best “Rake and Scrape” band on Eleuthera: Black Belly and the Haitian Sensations!
Restaurants In addition to Tippy's, Eleuthera plays host to many fine local restaurants. For more information, inquire in the office for a list and directions and check out this Guide to Eleuthera Restaurants. Here are our recommendations for Governor's Harbour:
- Bacchus Fine Foods - Breakfast, lunch - 470-6563
- Buccaneer Club - Breakfast, lunch, dinner - 332-2000
- Sunset Inn - Breakfast, lunch, dinner - 332-2487
- 1648 Bar & Grill - Breakfast, lunch, dinner - 332-3777
- Da Perk - Breakfast, lunch - 332-2620
- Fish Fry - Friday nights at Anchor Bay @ 7PM
Massage & Yoga on Eleuthera - Kalin Nalini Griffin, Massage Therapist & Yoga Instructor provides massage and yoga services for individuals and groups. Mobile: 242-426-9709, or Email .
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