Eleuthera is most famous for its 110 miles of spectacular beaches, many with pink sand. The island is home to just 11, 000 residents and is very safe. The snorkeling, diving, and fishing on the island are world class. Boating, surfing, and other water sports are also popular. You can rent or charter power boats, sailboats, sea kayaks and bikes. Eleuthera has excellent sights to explore. Vast caves, cliffs, a bottomless ocean hole and over 130 unique beaches.
Eleuthera is approximately 250 miles east of the Florida coast and 50 miles east of Nassau. It is situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
Eleuthera is home to 3 different airports:
As the name suggests, GHB airport is situated just 15 minutes drive north of the settlement of Governor’s Harbour. This airport is mostly serviced by domestic airlines (such as Pineapple Air, Southern Air, and Bahamas Air), but Aztec Airways operates flights from Ft Lauderdale Executive Airport here several times weekly. Silver Airways operates a Saturday flight from Ft Lauderdale International Airport into GHB
This airport is situated at the northern end of Eleuthera, just about an hour’s drive from Governor’s Harbour. Most flights originating from the U.S. land here, so it is worth checking out. Delta Airlines flies into ELH from Atlanta, American Airlines via Miami FL and Charlotte NC, Silver Airways from Ft Lauderdale International Airport, and Aztec Airways and Makers Air from Ft Lauderdale Executive Airport.
RSD is located in the south of Eleuthera, about 40 minutes drive from Governor’s Harbour, and is mostly serviced by domestic airlines.
Once you are booked to Nassau, you will need to make reservations on one of three local carriers:
The town Governor's Harbor where ONE PALM HILL is located has wonderful restaurants, a charming collection of 19th century homes and churches overlooking its historic harbour. Buy fresh fish and lobster from fisherman at the town dock, or visit the recently restored Haynes Library, which dates from 1897, for the weekly coffee hour for foreign residents and tourists. Governor's Harbour has grocery stores, restaurants, wine & liquor stores, two banks with ATMs, a bakery, gift shops, and a medical clinic. Friday night Fish Fry in Governor's Harbor, a street/beach party that brings together all the tourists and locals with food, drink, and dancing in the street, is not to be missed.