Escape to Eleuthera, Bahamas
Collected by Matt Long
One of the out-islands of the Bahamas, Eleuthera is easy to reach but is also thankfully uncluttered by hoards of tourists. It's also a very long island, it takes a few hours to drive the full length of Eleuthera, but the sights and sounds of paradise are well worth the journey.
Banks Road, Governor’s Harbour, The Bahamas
One of the best beach hotels on Eleuthera, Pineapple Fields isn't your average hotel. All of the rooms are condo style, making it easy to slip into the island lifestyle almost immediately. Sitting back on the verandah, listening to the ocean waves...
Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas
Tippy's Restaurant is the place to be on the north end of Eleuthera. Located on the beach, the restaurant features amazing views and a cool, laid back atmosphere. The food is excellent and is a nice mix of seafood and American cuisine. On the...
Queen's Hwy, The Bahamas
Located on Queen's Highway, Glass Window Bridge is one of the most remarkable natural phenomena in the Bahamas. This man made bridge replaced an earlier, natural formation from which you can clearly see the stark contrast between the dark blue...
Dunmore Town, The Bahamas
The Bahamas is one of my favorite snorkeling destinations due in large part to the perfect waters and abundance of fish. While staying on Harbour Island, I hired a charter boat to take me out to one of the many prime snorkeling spots. Typical in ...
Bay Street, Dunmore Town, The Bahamas
I’m not a big fan of seafood but one of my culinary weaknesses is the Bahamian conch fritter. Perhaps it is because anything fried is therefore good, but I love conch fritters. I enjoyed them several times during my brief stay in the islands and...
Harbor Island, The Bahamas
Harbour Island is an out island of the out island Eleuthera in the Bahamas. Home to a scant 1,500 people and more golf carts than cars, Harbour Island is the perfect place to get away from it all. It’s also home to the rich and famous who visit...
27122 Goal Street, Dunmore Town, The Bahamas
From a members-only beach club in the 1960s, the Dunmore, on Harbour Island, has evolved into a 16-room boutique hotel whose spirit and decor evoke that era. Interior designer Amanda Lindroth oversaw a major renovation when the hotel’s...