310. Harbour Island, The Bahamas
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Why Harbour Island, The Bahamas
Ever seen pink sand? Well, this is the place. This alone is enough reason to visit, but wait, there’s more as its an island paradise where you can do a lot or absolutely nothing.
Harbour Island is one of the Bahamas Islands. It is located just northwest of the island of North Eleuthera.
How To Get Here
The closest airport to Harbour Island, Bahamas is North Eleuthera Airport (ELH). Then you get a taxi to the ferry dock in North Eleuthera and take the Bahamas Ferry to the island.
The following airlines has service to North Eleuthera Airport (ELH):
American Airlines (AA),Aztec Worldwide Airlines (AJ), Bahamasair (UP), Delta Air Lines (DL), Pineapple Air (PNP), Silver Airways (3M) and Southern Air Charter (PL).
You can rent a car on the island from these car rental services. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions. Or just drive as the island is very small.
There is ferry service provided by Bahamas Ferries. This is really the only way to get to the island unless you use a seaplane or charter a private boat.
Where To Stay
There are a limited number of hotels on Harbour Island.
==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.
==>> Try Airbnb.
Where To Eat
There are a number of restaurants on the island as well as those at the hotels. It’s all about seafood and you can have he local dish of conch. Try the conch soup, its a bit chewy, but I think you’ll like it.
==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.
What To Do
Do you love to dive? Then this is the place for you. Also, enjoy walking along the pink sand beaches as well as taking a swim, plus snorkeling and other beach activities.
You can also rent a golf cart and tour the island.
Take a walk in the beautiful old town of Dunmore Town and check out the colorful colonial buildings. You can find some additional things to do here.
==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
Currency: Bahamian Dollar (BSD)
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