The Rainbow Inn - This is one of the closest restaurants to Oceansong and has a
nice screened in deck for dinning and watching the sunset. They are open for
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Serving a variety of Bahamian food and drinks. They
have live entertainment on Wednesdays and Fridays. You can also access their free
WiFi 24/7 inside or outside in the picnic table area. The Inn is owned and operated by
the Waserman family.
Cocodimama - Located in Governor's Harbour, just past the airport on the Caribbean
side. The open deck is great for Lunch, Dinner or a relaxing view of the Sunset.
Open 7 days a week for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and with Sammy, the Bar Tender,
serving a variety of Tropical drinks and always a Smile. You can also use their water
sports equipment as they are located on one of the many beautiful beaches of
Sunset Inn - A great view and good food too. The Sunset Inn offers a variety of
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner specials at a reasonable price. "The seafood platter"
is a favorite of ours. The Sunset is just beyond Governor's Harbour on the
Caribbean side. They have a full bar and a pool table too.
Kel-D's - This is your local bar & grill in J.C., James Cistern, across from the pier.
The coldest beer in town. The owner, Ken, is also the cook and offers Bahamian
food for a fair price.
Lee's Cafe - Located next to the gas station in J.C. They have take away or you
can dine in. They offer a variety food, breakfast and lunch, and they always have a
Bahamian lunch special.
Tippy's - One of the Islands newest restaurants. Tippy's has an outside deck, a
screened in porch, and a full bar. The menu is a bit pricey, but they offer a large
variety of appetizers and main dishes. Located off Banks Road on the Atlantic side
just past Club Med Beach. Open for Lunch and Dinner daily, with entertainment
(rake & scrape) Sunday evenings during peak season.
Mate & Jenny's - The Conch Pizza is a must. This restaurant offers a variety of
specials along with their pizza and a really good goombay smash. They are located
in Palmetto Point just off of the Queens Highway. The owner also has a nursery
where he grows fresh fruits and vegetables. The salad is always fresh and served
with homemade dressing. V/M
Rainbow Bay Beach - This is the closest beach to Oceansong, about a mile north
on Wandering Shore Drive. One of the prettiest beaches around making it great for
sunbathing and snorkeling. The Caribbean water is usually calm and warm. A good
place for fishing too, as a variety of fish swim in the clear blue water near shore.
Twin Beach - This very secluded beach is located off Ocean Drive just past Honey
Creeper Road on the right going north. You can park in the lot above and walk
down the path to the large rocks. Enter the beach between the rocks at the left, if
the surf in not too rough you can go beyond the rocks that extend out into to ocean
to find a second secluded beach: thus the name Twin Beach. A good beach for
body surfing, the sand gets everywhere. Sometimes after a storm surge the sandy
beach gets washed out leaving only coral.
Surfers Beach - Like the name says, this is where the surfers go. Located off
Queens Highway heading toward Gregory Town on the right, just past Eleuthera
Island Shores. There is a restaurant/bar located here, but the hours vary.
James Cistern Beach - This beach is one of the best in the area for beach
combing. Take the road to the left of the East and Final Store (going south), follow
this road over the first hill then go right or left to the beach. This road can be rough
after a heavy rain fall. As with all roads, please use caution.
Hidden Beach - A great beach for sunbathing and easy to get to. Located on
the Atlantic side at the corner of Sea to Sea and Ocean Drive. This picturesque
beach is great for snorkeling or a picnic and not far from Oceansong.
Receivers Beach - This is the beach on which Cocodimama is located. One of
the best beaches for children as it is very sandy and shallow. Drive past
Cocodimama for parking and beach access. A cement grill is available for cooking
out, but you will need to supply your own charcoal or wood.
|These are just a few of the many beaches of Eleuthera. So feel free to discover
your own private beach and enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the this island
adventure. Whenever you see a cat eye on the road, this means a beach is near
by. Just turn onto the road, left or right of the cat eye and follow to the beach. A
cat eye is basically a reflector in the center of the road. Some of the roads are
rough so please use caution, especially after heavy rains.
The Beach House - Located on Banks Road. The Beach House offers a Tapas
menu as well as a full lunch and dinner menu. They have two Bars and plenty of
room to relax and enjoy the ocean breeze on their open deck and lounge area.