Holidaymakers looking for a wonderful island resort with beautiful scenery should stay at North Palmetto Point in the Bahamas. This wonderful place is located on the island of Eleuthera and offers many things to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, holiday homes and villas.
North Palmetto Point has beautiful long stretches of sandy beaches making this a great place to relax and soak up the sun. As well as taking a swim in the Atlantic Ocean, visitors can also try an array of watersports such as diving, snorkelling, sailing, surfing and wind surfing. The waters off the coast of the island offer fabulous deep sea fishing, where tourists can catch tuna and marlin amongst other fish species. The only golf course on the island is the 18-hole Cotton Bay Golf Course, which is about 10 minutes from North Palmetto Point. There are plenty of delightful places for hikers and cyclists to explore in the area especially along the coast. Other popular activities here include tennis and bird watching. Holidaymakers will find good bars and restaurants in and around the area serving excellent local cuisine. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from a few stores in the area.
Holidaymakers staying in North Palmetto Point will find some wonderful places to visit during their vacation. For example, about half an hour away is Rock Sound where there is a delightful Anglican church. Rock Sound is also the largest shopping centre on the island. Just a little further south of Rock Sound is a great natural feature known as Ocean Hole, which is filled with salt water fish even though it is a mile from the sea. People on the island believe this inland salt water lake is bottomless. Another natural attraction well worth visiting is Lighthouse Beach on the southern tip of the island.
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 thee 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 North Palmetto Point. 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 rentals firms are located on the island.