Spanish Wells

Spanish Wells is a small settlement located adjacent to Eleuthera and is only accessible by boat or private yacht charters. Despite being located close to Eleuthera and Nassau islands, it is uniquely different from them. It is a great destination to explore on a day trip. Known as an attraction for lobster fishing in the Bahamas, here are the things you should know before coming here on a yacht charter trip. At Yacht Charters Nassau, we provide luxury yacht charters and day trips to Spanish Wells, Eleuthera, Harbour Island and nearby islands. No matter how many days you want to spend on each island, your trip will be customized to your needs. Before you book one of our luxury charters, check out this travel guide to Spanish Wells so that you can plan your day trip accordingly.

Facts About Spanish Wells

  • The island has been named after the Spanish ships that were returning to Europe. These Spanish ships used to stop here for refilling their water supply from wells.
  • Unlike Nassau, Spanish Wells is unfrequented therefore it is pristine and peaceful. It is a quiet fishing village where you can spend some alone time with nature.
  • Spanish Wells is known for its beaches and glass-like water.
  • The little island of Spanish Wells is located at St. George’s Cay and connected to Russell Island by a bridge.
  • People in Spanish Wells are nice, friendly and helpful. You will miss this place and its residents when you go home, that’s for sure!
  • There is only one 3-star hotel in Spanish Wells named Spanish Wells Yacht Haven. Other hotels located within a range of 15-20 km are Coral Sands Hotel, Royal Palm Hotel, Pink Sands Resort, Eleven Experience Bahama Houseand Valentines Resort and Marina.
  • The top restaurants to try local food and international cuisines are Wreckers, Eagle’s Landing, The Generation Gap, The Shipyard, Seeker’s Delight and Bikini Bottom Delights.

Things to do in Spanish Wells

  • Snorkeling: This island has a beautiful barrier reef called the Devil’s Backbone, a fantastic location for snorkeling. You can see groupers, parrotfish, angelfish and sharks while snorkeling under the crystal clear waters. The reef is alsohome to many diveable shipwrecks.
  • Fishing: : If you love fishing, you can enjoy deep sea or sport fishing and catch crawfish, tuna, marlin or wahoo.
  • Swimming: The water surrounding the island is shallow, making it great for swimming at almost any time. The beaches and shallow waters are kids-friendly too.
  • Kayaking: It is an all-time favorite sport of people living here. Spanish Wells hosts several ‘Kayak Challenges’ including kayaking out to the sandbar and back, around to the bridge that connects it to Russell Island and a challenge that involves kayaking over to Miami and back.
  • Spanish Wells Museum: This museum gives you a glimpse into the island’s history and culture. It boasts historical artifacts and photographs.
  • Beach strolling: Spanish Wells has a beautiful beach that you can stroll all day long and still be mesmerized by its charming beauty. Relax, enjoy, play games, swim, or do what you want because this beach isn’t crowded. There are no vendors and no annoying people.
  • Explore the village: : Rent a golf cart and explore the small village. You can pretty much walk to all the places on this island.

Nearby Places

  • Russell Island: Located on the island of North Eleuthera, Russell Island is just over three miles long. Connected by a bridge to Spanish Wells, Russell Island has become an integral part of the community. The island is known for its real estate properties but the beaches and shores give the impression that you have your own private slice of heaven.
  • St George’s Cay: St. George’s Cay is known as an out island of the Bahamas. Here you can swim with pigs in the Bahamas style. If you want some vacay pics with swimming pigs, come to St. George’s Cay.
  • Dunmore Town: It is the most populated area of Harbour Island with brightly colored townhomes, Instagram-worthy beaches and pristine waters. A short getaway to Harbour Island would help you explore this town and the island’s famous Pink Sand Beach.
  • Nassau: Nassau is the capital of the Bahamas and also the heart of all activities. Come here to enjoy vibrant nightclubs, lively beaches and crowded bars.
  • Atlantis Paradise Island: Home to the famous Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, this island features Aquaventure Water Park, Shark Walk and the Dolphin Cay.

Spanish Wells is a place where generosity is a way of life, beaches are emptyand silence and serenity prevail. The seclusion of the island attracts vacationers and travelers from around the world. Plan your holiday with us and book your Private boat charter in Bahamas for a week or a month. We have a professional crew, experienced skippers and amazing chefs to make your stay aboard our yacht a memorable vacation in your life. All you need to do is to select a yacht from our Fleet and call our charter expert to discuss your itinerary. Are you ready?

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