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Junkanoo Beach

West Bay St and Nassau St | West Bay St and Nassau St, Nassau, New Providence Island
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
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“free beach” (80 reviews)
“cruise port” (110 reviews)
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West Bay St and Nassau St | West Bay St and Nassau St, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed yesterday

Not as discribed, no water trampoline, torn chairs, 2 paddle boards but one was ripped, the life jackets were torn and old, no chairs seen, no tubes, if they had snorkel gear, I didn't see it and would never have put it in my mouth,...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great free public beach within walking distance of the cruise ship terminal. We had an amazing day here. Just walk through the cruise terminal, pass the little shops and head out through the gate. Say no thank you to all of the...More

4  Thank Audrey214
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a few hours to spend with our cruise ship docked at Nassau. Walked to the beach. Area around is dirty and not attractive. Very crowded. However the water was beautiful, so a yes to swimming for a few hours.

Thank Glassdesign44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go to Junkanoo beach for local food and a quiet hangout. The fish fry is a great place to grab a meal and see the locals having fun. That said local doesn't mean a cheap meal. Take plenty of cash and watch for scammers trying...More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of action. Massage places and lots of food. Massages are poor but the food stalls are good. Music and some water sports available.

Thank M Keith D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 day cruise to Nassau with my girlfriend. We normally go to Paradise Island by cab but opted out this time and walked to Junkanoo beach. About a 10-15 min walk from the cruise terminal. It has some local shops in little huts around the...More

1  Thank Derrick C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like this beach but I also like more privacy on the beach. This beach was nice but a little too crowded for me.

Thank _dawnann6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped into Nassau for a port visit and I was determined to find a cheap or free excursion. We took an easy 10 minute walk and rented 3 chairs, an umbrella, 8 beer and 8 shots for about 55 dollars. It was during spring...More

1  Thank Loreen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good: there are security officers. Bad: rocky, not nice sand very rocky with little shade. If coming off a cruise go somewhere else.

Thank timcarla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the closest beach to cruise port if you are cruising. We were walk passing by in the morning but decided to go to Cable Beach instead. Junkanoo Beach really need a better maintenance. If they keep it well & Clean. Renovate some part...More

1  Thank Pop C
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24 July 2017|
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Response from Sailor W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can rent chairs and umbrellas. It's not expensive to rent them either, when you rent them, you tell them where you want the chair / chairs and they bring them right where you want to sit.
24 June 2017|
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Response from Elcamino2013 | Reviewed this property |
No It is free to enter.
Tracey S
18 April 2017|
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Response from Sailor W | Reviewed this property |
It's a public place..... just use common sense and keep aware of your surroundings.....