Harbour Island Bahamas is one of the oldest settlements in the Bahamas and is located about 200 miles from Miami, north of Eleuthera. Harbour Island Bahamas is best known for the pink sand beaches Bahamas attraction. A stretch of beach more then three miles long with softly packed pink sands is considered by many to be one of the nicest beaches in the Bahamas. Travelers can plan their Harbour island vacation at a hotel or resort on the pink sand beach or elsewhere as there are some excellent places to stay throughout the island.
Harbour Island Hotels and Resorts
There are two major resorts located right on the pink sand beaches Bahamas. Both are among the island's most expensive options and guests will experience exquisite service. While one resort offers both beach bungalows and traditional rooms, the other offers only beach cottages. The resorts on Harbour Island Bahamas do offer drastically reduced pricing in the spring and summer.
For more competitively priced hotels for your Harbour Island vacation you can still be near the beach if you choose. An excellent collection of tastefully decorated hotels and small inns can be found on Harbour Island Bahamas. Most hotels not located on the pink sand beaches Bahamas will offer complimentary shuttle service to the pink sand beaches Bahamas. Biking is also quite popular on Harbour Island Bahamas and one of the main forms of transportation. Most hotels have bicycles for rent to use for a day trip to the beach or other exploration on the island.
Harbour Island Bed and Breakfast
Currently there is only one bed and breakfast to choose from for your Harbour Island vacation, and it is both cozy and comfortable. The inn is located in Dunmore Town and occupies an area of the town that is more than 300 years old. Breakfast is of course included in the price of your stay as well as help booking snorkeling and diving tours off the island.
In addition to the accommodation mentioned above, you'll have the best luck finding discounted hotels and inns by booking a stay at an establishment in the city rather then on the beach. Downtown Dunmore has a number of competitively priced hotels and cottages that offer shuttle service or bicycle rental for a trip to the pink sand beaches Bahamas. If you choose to stay in town you will also have access to the tourist shopping and great restaurants located in Dunmore.
For large groups or families there are a few large cottages for rent on the island. A villa or cottage can be a great way for a large group to save money and enjoy Harbour Island Bahamas. Guests should note that although there is no sales tax in the Bahamas, all hotels, resorts and inns charge an 18% tax on the cost of your room which will be added to your bill when you leave.
Wherever you plan to stay on Harbour Island you can have a great time enjoying the pink sand beaches, checking out the unpretentious nightlife, and touring one of the oldest and most historic settlements in the Bahamas. To book a trip contact your local travel agent or plan a travel package online.