Holidaymakers looking for a beautiful island resort in the Atlantic Ocean with wonderful views need look no further than Cotton Bay in the Bahamas. This wonderful place is located in the south of the island of Eleuthera and is a great location for many interesting attractions. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, holiday homes and villas.
Cotton Bay has beautiful stretches of sandy beaches making this a great place to relax and enjoy the sun. Plenty of watersports are available in the area including diving, water skiing and swimming. The warm waters off the coast of Eleuthera provide some good fishing, where holidaymakers can catch barracuda, tuna and marlin amongst other species. The only golf course on the island is the 18-hole Cotton Bay Golf Course. There are also several tennis courts near to Cotton Bay. The island has some wonderful places for hikers, horse riders and cyclists to explore with beautiful coastline and tropical plants to be enjoyed. Adventurous holidaymakers might like to try caving on the island. Bars and restaurants can be found in and around the area, where holidaymakers can enjoy good local cuisine and excellent seafood dishes. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks from a few stores in the area as well as gifts and souvenirs.
Holidaymakers can enjoy many interesting places on the island of Eleuthera. One of the curious natural features here is the Ocean Hole in the south of the island. Locals say this inland salt water lake is bottomless and although it is a mile from the sea, it is filled with salt water fish. Another natural attraction on the southern tip of the island is Lighthouse Beach. Holidaymakers may also like to take a boat trip to Harbour Island, where there are some beautiful pink sandy beaches. Rock Sound is just a short drive from Cotton Bay and has the largest shopping centre on the island as well as a charming Anglican Church.
The temperature on Eleuthera is warm all year round. The warmest month is August with an average high of 90 degrees Fahrenheit and the coolest being January with an average high of 76 degrees Fahrenheit. On average the driest month is April with slightly less than an inch of rainfall, while November is the wettest with an average of 5.4 inches.
Rock Sound Airport (RSD) is approximately 30 minutes drive from Cotton Bay. Holidaymakers can take a flight to Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS), which is near the capital city of the Bahamas, Nassau and get a connecting flight to Rock Sound Airport with Bahamasair. Flights arrive at Nassau from Fort Lauderdale (FLL), London-Gatwick (LGW), Miami (MIA) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ). Car and jeep rental firms are located on the island.