Grand Bahama's Best Hotels, Resorts and Vacation Rental Properties

Grand Bahama Island has an interesting mix of accommodations both in the main tourist area and in more secluded parts of the island. Port Lucaya is the main hub, and several beach hotels are available with easy access to the shops and restaurants. However, these are often larger than some of the other hotels on the island, so you'll have to share it with a few hundred other people. Memories and Grand Lucayan are two of the big names in this area that offer the iconic beachfront experience with on-site restaurants, watersports at your doorstep, and plenty of pool bars.

Or, if you'd prefer something a bit more intimate for your Bahamas vacation, Old Bahama Bay is a luxury beachfront resort on the far-removed West End with easy access to many eco adventures. Divers can check out the Bell Channel Inn, with dive packages bookable through the hotel itself, or for vacation rentals, Dolphin Cove offers a home-like experience away from the crowded hotels but close enough that you won't miss the action.

The editors at 10best have selected a mix of mega resorts and small properties both on an off the beach to help make choosing a hotel on Grand Bahama Island a little easier.

This vacation-rental style property offers beautiful one, and two-bedroom suites that feel like a home away from home. Kitchen and dining areas are cheerfully decorated, and baths and living areas feature modern amenities and decor. Dolphin Cove...  Read More

This 485-room, eco-certified, all-inclusive resort is located in the central area of Port Lucaya - right on the beach. Rates include unlimited meals, beverages, green fees at a local golf club, non-motorized water sports, and kids adventure...  Read More

Set away from the tourism zone on the distant West End, this hotel is geared toward those seeking a secluded getaway. There's even a private West End airport with a paved runway and a 72-slip marina available. Known for its natural beauty, many...  Read More

Flamingo Bay is located on the Bell Channel, 200 yards to the beach, minutes from downtown Freeport, and a five-minute scenic water taxi from the marina to Treasure Bay Casino and Port Lucaya Marketplace. The 64-room hotel has simple, but...  Read More

Coral Beach Hotel and Condominiums is a peaceful beachfront property that offers traditional hotel rentals as well as private condominiums that come fully equipped with furniture and kitchens. Hotel rooms include two double beds or one queen...  Read More

Located on a beautiful canal dotted with gorgeous homes, this hotel makes a great base for exploring. Room options include everything from standard hotel rooms to three bedroom condo-style suites. Accommodations include kitchens, front and back...  Read More

Fun and funky activities include a Bahamian night for a fashion show, dance lessons, all you can drink red and white wine, games, and prizes. Their famous beach bonfire showcases fire dancers, limbo, and plenty of rum punch. Accommodations are...  Read More

Divers flock to this 32-room hotel for its wallet-friendly rates and waterfront location that grants easy access to the underwater world. Rooms measure 400 square feet with either a patio or balcony overlooking Lucaya or leading to the pool...  Read More

Located on the Bell Bay channel with a white sand beach located just across the street, Pelican Bay at Lucaya hotel puts visitors in the heart of all the action. Sophisticated, European design meets colorful Bahamian decor and welcoming local...  Read More

Grand Lucayan Bahamas
Photo courtesy of Grand Lucayan

This sprawling, beachfront resort is a gem in the heart of Port Lucaya and is also a popular choice with Grand Celebration cruise line's cruise-and-stay option. All rooms include include a balcony or patio and a minimum of 350 square feet with...  Read More


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