Great Exuma / 3 Sisters West

Continent
Caribbean
Country
Bahamas
Next Big City
George Town
Next Town
Hermitage
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Animals, Rocks
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Flat to choppy water. Small waves. Beautiful green and clear. Locals say it is has some shark.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Rocks, Trees
Beach Users:
None

Beautiful, sandy beach. Trees next to it. Enough space on low tide, but gets quiet narrow on high tide. Reef plates to the east.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal, Trade
Best Direction:
NE, E, SE, SW
Main Direction:
NE, ENE, E, SE, NW

Predominant winds in winter/spring from the NE, unless cold front, then NW. Winds can be strong, 20-30+ kts, but typically 17-23 kts. Summer winds SE and lighter, between 12-16 kts. Best winds November to March, but very nice April and May. Summer (June/July/August) winds come up in the afternoon.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Fly to George Town on Great Exuma. About 14 km north of the George Town center. There is only one main road. Park directly next to the beach on the small parking lot.

Extra information

Rules
None

Extremely friendly and nice people. Be nice and they will help you with everything. Very safe island.

Nightlife

Some small bars, rather quiet island.