Barbary Beach, Freeport

#3 of 6 in Beaches in Grand Bahama Island
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Wander along Barbary Beach, a remote and natural stretch of coast with soft white sands and calm, aqua blue water. You may very well have the beach to yourself--not counting the herons and other birdlife frequenting the area. There are no facilities here, so bring water and snacks. Some visitors have reported robbery and vandalism; exercise caution. Use our Grand Bahama Island trip builder tool to visit Barbary Beach on your trip to Grand Bahama Island, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We were at Barbary Beach mid-day yesterday, having a beautiful time, enjoying the water, laying in the sun, being at peace as there was only a fisherman to the East, and a family far to the west...  more »
  • After arriving at the market which was dead, we took a walk along this beautiful beach which at times was like being on a desert island. The buildings to the right were unattractive because of storm.....  more »
  • Look for natural fountains at low tide! There are huge submerged limestone cave systems in Grand Bahama. Some of the caverns connect to the sea, and when the tide goes out they partially empty, creating natural fountains in the shallow water. There's currently one at 26°33'38.7"N 78°31'41.0"W . That's on the stretch that Google Maps calls Peterson Beach, but the locals call the whole of this section Barbary Beach
  • Beautiful water and secluded beach, it doesn’t get much better!
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