Holidaymakers looking for a wonderful island resort with beautiful scenery should stay at Spanish Wells in the Bahamas. This wonderful place is located in the north of 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.
Visitors to Spanish Wells are treated some beautiful sandy beaches that are often very quiet, which helps to make this a great place to relax and sunbathe. If the sun gets too hot, holidaymakers can take a refreshing swim in the ocean. Visitors can also try various beach and watersports such as kite sailing, diving, snorkelling, sailing, kayaking and wind surfing. The waters off the coast of the island offer fabulous deep sea fishing, where tourists can catch various fish species. The only golf course on the island is the 18-hole Cotton Bay Golf Course, which is just under an hour’s drive from Spanish Wells. There are plenty of delightful places for hikers and cyclists to explore in the area especially along the coast. Holidaymakers will be able to enjoy meals at some fine bars and restaurants in and around Spanish Wells serving delicious seafood and other local dishes. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food, drink and other provisions from a few stores in the area.
Whilst taking a vacation in Spanish Wells, holidaymakers might like to take a break from the beach and the activities to visit some of the wonderful places on Eleuthera. About 15 minute’s drive from Spanish Wells are the striking rock formations of Glass Window Bridge. Another interesting feature just south of this is The Cow and the Bull, which are essentially bovine shaped boulders. Tourists wanting to travel to the south of the island should visit Rock Sound, which is the largest shopping centre on the island. Just a little further south of Rock Sound is a great natural feature known as Ocean Hole.
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.
Northern Eleuthera Airport (ELH) is approximately 15 minute’s drive from Spanish Wells. 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 Northern Eleuthera 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.