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We had the beach all to ourselves. Be sure to go at low tide to any beach on Grand Bahama. So sad... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elkin, North Carolina
by my resort

this beach is right by lighthouse pointe resort you could see alot of yachts coming and going out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tonya D
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This beach is best known for its water sports and lounging areas, making it a popular tourist destination.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the beach all to ourselves. Be sure to go at low tide to any beach on Grand Bahama. So sad that the Xanadu Hotel, once the most luxurious in the Caribbean, is now closed. Be sure to buy something from Joy. She is...More

2  Thank eztwopleaz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this beach is right by lighthouse pointe resort you could see alot of yachts coming and going out to channel and beach sports right on the beach

Thank Tonya D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Stayed at the Xanadu Beach Resort back in the late 80's with a bunch of buddies. We were one of the first groups to stay on the Howard Hughes floor after it was renovated - was pretty cool. Possibly even cooler was the snorkeling at...More

6  Thank Wendel C
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The beach is located next to the Xanadu Hotel of Howard Hughes fame, which is now in a very sad state of disrepair since being closed about 10 years ago due to hurricane damage. There are no amenities at the beach so take provisions with...More

2  Thank Jane V
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Crystal clear, calm, warm water. We placed our beach chairs in the water and sat and relaxed. No one to bring you drinks and food so make sure you pack what you need for the day including an umbrella to be able to get out...More

Thank ladyhd01
Reviewed 17 August 2016

For being in town, this beach is secluded because the Xanadu hotel closed several years ago. Usually the area is absolutely without people, but occasionally a few locals. Some support columns from a loading dock blew in during a hurricane, and have created a nice...More

Thank sunninglizard
Reviewed 8 August 2016

l went to there once but it did not impressive me like Pelica Point Bay or Beach ...Dont waste your time to there if you are going to breathtaking you should go spend all your day in there.

3  Thank Mytravelworld35
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is right outside the door of one of the older hotels on the island. The beach is nice and maintained. Its quite and not as long as any of the other beaches on the island. Its worth a day to relax.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for an easily accessible beach, that you will most likely have to yourself, this is the one. Here's a tip, if YOU don't bring it, it won't be there. Included amenities are Sun, Sand, and the Ocean...that's it. This beach was...More

1  Thank Deputydawg23
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We caught a small shuttle over to Xanadu Beach from our inland hotel. The shuttle was hot, windows down, and it ran on "island time", which means, you sit and wait and it comes when it comes. That is all part of the island experience...More

1  Thank Jeanne_Elizabeth
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Sandra S
Heard that the old xanxdu is being refurbished and plans are to open it again.
10 June 2015|
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Response from JudyBierma | Reviewed this property |
Yes I heard that 5 years ago and still waiting. Thinks move at a slow pace sometimes.