Pretty Pink Sands | Harbour Island to Man Island

Dip your toes in the crystal-clear waters and still along the pink sands of Harbour Island and Eleuthera

Harbour Island and Eleuthera in The Bahamas are captivating destinations that offer a perfect blend of natural beauty and serene relaxation. Harbour Island (or Briland to its residents), with its stunning pink sand beaches and charming colonial architecture, invites you to stroll along its shores and immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance. The crystal-clear turquoise waters beckon for a refreshing swim or snorkeling adventure.

Just a short distance away, Eleuthera unveils hidden gems like pristine beaches, hidden coves, and breathtaking cliffs. Discover the local Bahamian culture as you explore charming settlements, interact with friendly locals, and savor authentic cuisine. These islands provide a paradise-like setting for outdoor enthusiasts, whether you enjoy snorkeling, diving, fishing, or simply basking in the sun. Disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and indulge in the untouched beauty, warm hospitality and pure luxury with a yacht charter to Harbour Island and Eleuthera for an unforgettable experience.

Day 1
Harbour Island

Arrive at North Eleuthera Airport for a quick tender ride across the harbor to Valentine’s Marina on Harbour Island, home of the famous Pink Sands Beach and Dunmore Town. As one of the oldest and wealthiest settlements in the Bahamas, Harbour Island or ‘Briland’ to the locals, is affectionately known as the next ‘St Barth’s’ by world travelers. Enjoy a welcome aboard lunch before stretching your legs to explore this charming town full of Bahamian culture. Enjoy a taste of freshly prepared conch salad while strolling the streets or cruising around in a golf cart. In the evening, enjoy cocktails and dinner aboard while making way to a nearby anchorage off Man Island.

Day 2
Preacher's Cave

Enjoy a scenic ride to Eleuthera and Preacher’s Cave to explore where castaways took shelter upon becoming shipwrecked in the 1600s. Next, a short ride brings you to the famous Sapphire Blue Hole. To get inside, sports enthusiasts jump from a low cliff, followed by snorkeling and swimming. After, return to the boat for lunch or continue south over the Glass Window Bridge towards The Cove Resort. In the evening, enjoy dinner aboard in a crystal-clear bay under the stars.

Day 3
Dunmore Town and Pink Sands Beach

Sleep in as the yacht transits the short distance from Man Island back to Valentine’s. After a morning paddle and breakfast, it’s time to explore the beautiful pink sand beaches. Jump in a golf cart and set out while the crew set up the beach with chairs, activities and a canopy for shade. Put your toes in the sand and enjoy a fun day of sunshine and relaxing. For those interested in horseback riding, hire a horse for a leisurely ride along the beach.

Day 4
Dunmore Town

Adventurous guests arise early for the morning catch of yellowfin tuna, mahi mahi, and wahoo – all abundant in the waters just off the coast. Rest assured the chef will prepare your fresh catch for dinner that evening, cooked just the way you like it! Once back on land, head to Sip-Sip for lunch and enjoy a refreshing mango daiquiri with a view. In the evening head to Romora Bay to enjoy the sounds of the Brilanders, a local and hugely popular Bahamian band still going strong after 30 years. Don’t forget your dancing shoes!

Day 5
Spanish Wells

After breakfast cruise to Spanish Wells to feed the swimming pigs at aptly named Pig Island. For lunch, head ashore to Wrecker’s for mouth-watering conch fritters and the daily fresh catch. Later, return to Harbour Island for boutique shopping at the Blue Rooster, Miss Mae’s, or a variety of other shops featuring ‘island chic’ apparel and home goods. In the evening, enjoy cocktail hour and dinner at the Dunmore followed by an evening game of pool at the nearby Pink Sands Resort.

Day 6
South Bar Club

Reposition the yacht in the southern bay and tender to see the turtles and the starfish near Ocean Tally, where a private luncheon with stone crab claws and other island delights await. Spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing aboard, enjoying the bubbling jacuzzi, your favorite beverage, and a good book. Recommended reading? ‘Wind from the Carolina’s’ by Robert Wilder, a historical fiction novel based on a Bahamas family of American loyalists.

Day 7
Man Island

For your final day in the Bahamas, tender over to Man Island for a beach day full of activity with jet skis, paddleboards, snorkeling and riding the sea bobs. Relax in the sun while the crew prepare a beach barbecue with all your favorite foods and island beverages. Later, enjoy evening cocktails under the stars with a bonfire on the beach, reminiscing about your time aboard and exploring Harbour Island.

Day 8

After a mid-morning brunch and farewell to your Captain and crew, return to Eleuthera for your departure flight home. We hope you had a great time and can’t wait to see you again!

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