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Gold Rock Beach

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Address: Lucayan National Park, Grand Bahama Island
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This beach is as pretty as a postcard, with smooth white sands and clear...

This beach is as pretty as a postcard, with smooth white sands and clear blue waters.

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US$157.99*
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Bahamas East End and Lucayan National Park Tour

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Heaven on Earth

Breathtaking. Stunning. Natural. We visited Gold Rock Beach in December and the weather was beautiful, the water crystal clear but chilly. It did not deter my 10 year old son... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice shell hunting here! Excellent beach with beautiful water, clean, white sand and calm waves. We spent an hour here swimming and looking for shells. We found some nice pieces of washed up coral. There are no chairs or anywhere to sit though so make sure you bring a beach chair. Also, apparently this is where Pirates of the Caribbean... More 

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St Paris Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breathtaking. Stunning. Natural. We visited Gold Rock Beach in December and the weather was beautiful, the water crystal clear but chilly. It did not deter my 10 year old son from jumping in! We visited during high tide and I was nervous because I had read not to visit during high tide. I was thrilled to see that the beach... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We first visited the caves that were very cool and worth the walk. We then walked through the mangrove to the magical beach that was so clear and beautiful. Found seashells and went snorkeling; saw some fish once I swam out a bit. Not a windy as other parts of the island. A must see.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect water and sand for young children. The beach is as good as it gets anywhere. water temp today 81 degrees in the shallows.

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Lille, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit this beach after walking through the Lucayian national park. Secluded area, great for a picnic.

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Verbier, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The Gold Rock Beach is a Great white sand beach! It's really very long. The water is very shallow, and you will find that turquoise color you've been dreaming of. You might encounter a few Racoons on your way back through the mangrove. They are doing some racket for food 😊 There was no visible (while driving) sign on the... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We went here as part of a tour from Norwegian Cruise Line and it is 100X more scenic then the port! While the tour of the caves is interesting and lasts 10-15 min, the short hike to the beach provides an initial view that is stunning! There are no homes or hotels here so it is like stepping back in... More 

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Yorktown, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful time. Check the tides for the beach on your smartphone in order to ensure the tide is going out during any visit. Only a few others were on the beach today. Grand Bahamas is still recovering from Hurricane Matthew and this was one of the few tourist type activities available. We rented a car and the drive... More 

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Zachary, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This beach is so beautiful. We drove with the rental car so we weren't with a group. The waters are so clear and beautiful. I loved loved the beach it's probably the most beautiful beach I've been too. We went to the sink hole across the street and then walked over here. You save so much money by just renting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Wow I will never forget this beach! It's probably one of the most beautiful and relaxing beaches I've ever been in! We saw sting rays swimming freely, lots of little fish, starfish and jellyfish. You must visit! It's also empty, our tour group had the beach to ourselves!

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