Have you always dreamed of a sunny beach holiday in the Bahamas? If you’re looking for the most beautiful area to stay in, you’ll need to check out Nassau. It’s an island with plenty of luxury hotels right on the beach. We’ll show you exactly which rooms to pick for romantic getaways or fun family vacations. So, before you plan your trip, here are the 11 best luxury beach hotels in Nassau, Bahamas.


1. Margaritaville Beach Resort Nassau

Located in the heart of Paradise, the Margaritaville Beach Resort in Nassau is the Bahamas’ newest resort. There’s a huge range of activities on offer. This includes ‘Yoga with a View’, ‘Craft Corner’ and ‘Family Scavenger Hunt’, there is something for everyone to enjoy. You’ll also find a water park, climbing wall, entertainment complex, and spa. For dining, there are just as many options. There’s a Prime Steak and Seafood restaurant, a pizzeria, a bakery, and several cafés and bars. A variety of room types are available, but if you want the best, check out the Premium Ocean View Suites.

  • Guest Rating: 8.6
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Premium ocean view suite – two bedroom
  • Address: The Pointe Bay Street, Nassau, Bahamas

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2. Grand Hyatt Baha Mar

With the Lynden Pindling International Airport nearby, travelling to this hotel will be easy. Grand Hyatt Baha Mar features 1800 rooms, including more than 230 luxury suites. You can choose views of a dynamic Fountain Show or the famous Cable Beach. Onsite, you’ll have access to a waterpark, golf, tennis, eight pools, a casino and water sports. Dining options are also plentiful, with a selection of restaurants, bars and lounges open for guests to enjoy. We highly recommend Shuang Ba for some of the best Chinese cuisines. This resort even caters to pets, so it’s the perfect hotel for families.

  • Guest Rating: 8.4
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Three-Bedroom Ocean View Residence
  • Address: One Baha Mar Boulevard, PO Box SP-64254 Nassau, Bahamas

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3. The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas

Located in Paradise Island, The Ocean Club is in the perfect location right on the beach. On arrival, you’ll find the staff are incredible. They offer 24-hour concierge, personal attendants, as well as personal excursion planning. They even have a Mobile App, to ensure guests can communicate directly with different departments. Onsite, there are plenty of activities for guests. You’ll find three pools, direct beach access, and complimentary yoga classes. For dining, check out Dune which serves French-Asian cuisine, or Ocean serving Western Caribbean.  A couple of lounge areas are also available if you want to enjoy a few cocktails after.

  • Guest Rating: 8.4
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Ocean view king suite
  • Address: One Ocean Drive, Paradise Island, 0000 Nassau, Bahamas

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4. SLS at Baha Mar

Aimed at guests who enjoy ‘the best of the best’, this 5-star resort is a tropical sanctuary. All 299 rooms at SLS have Bahamian-designed furniture. Other luxuries include rainfall showers, HDTV’s, bath amenities, and minibars. Outside, you’ll find a fusion of relaxing island chill and exhilarating family fun. There are two infinity pools overlooking the serene sea, whilst guests enjoy a full-service experience. The option of a loyalty membership allows you to access a range of exclusive VIP benefits too. Offering beautiful beaches, a relaxing spa, a casino, and a golf course, the SLS Baha Mar Hotel caters to everyone.

  • Guest Rating: 8.2
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Two-bedroom suite with ocean view
  • Address: 1 Baha Mar Boulevard, Nassau, Bahamas

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5. Sandals Royal Bahamian

Sandals Royal Bahamian is a brand new, all-inclusive resort. What sets them apart from other 5-star hotels is their private island, perfect for a day of adventure. You can relax in their two sky-sized pools, or their award-winning Red Lane spa. Perfect for couples, or guests looking for a relaxing break away, this resort is exclusively adults only. For food and drinks, choose from 10 fine dining restaurants and eight bars. It’s hard to choose, but Gordan’s Pier Restaurant may be the best for romantic dates. To ensure you stay entertained, there is a whole host of activities available too. Besides water sports, there’s beach volleyball, tennis, and entertainment including live shows.

  • Guest Rating: 8.1
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: West bay swim-up oversized club level junior suite
  • Address: CB 13005, West Bay Street, Nassau, Bahamas

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6. The Cove at Atlantis

This beautiful retreat is nestled between two private beaches. Perfect for families and couples alike, The Cove aims to provide a haven of relaxation for all its guests. 600 luxury suites offer floor-to-ceiling ocean views. Outside, one of the more popular hangout spots is the adults-only pool which includes 20 private cabanas. Other activities include the golf course, tennis courts, spa, gaming, and evening entertainment. Aquaventure water park is nearby for a fun-filled day for all the family. For dining, there’s a huge range of restaurants and bars on offer. But if you just want to chill, dine at SIP SIP where you can enjoy the local cuisines and water views. 

  • Guest Rating: 8.0
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: One-bedroom sapphire suite
  • Address: 1 Casino Drive, Paradise Island, NP N-4777 Nassau, Bahamas

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7. Sandyport Beach Resort

As a family-owned resort, you’ll be at the centre of everything they offer. This intimate hotel is all about making guests feel as welcome and at home as possible. With décor based on island architecture, you’ll love the truly Bahamian experience. Families are invited to explore underwater life, build sandcastles and relax on their private beach. To create a home-away-from-home, Sandyport Beach Resort offers fully equipped kitchens in every suite. We recommend the three-bedroom deluxe suite for maximum luxury.

  • Guest Rating: 8.0
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Three-bedroom deluxe suite
  • Address: Sandyport Marina Village West Bay Street, Nassau, 0000 Nassau, Bahamas

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8. The Reef at Atlantis

The Reef combines luxury amenities with residential-style suites and studios. With private beach access, guests can explore tranquil white sand and turquoise waters. Just a short ride from Atlantis’ waterpark – Aquaventure, a fun-filled day is never far away. The Reef offers a wide range of dining experiences too. We recommend ‘Mosaic’ which has live-action cooking stations.  or activities, there are 11 pools, 18 holes of oceanfront golf and a casino. The Reef is perfect for those looking for a group holiday, with a variety of room options available.

  • Guest Rating: 7.8
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: One-bedroom topaz suite with ocean view
  • Address: 1 Casino Drive, Paradise Island, NP N-4777 Nassau, Bahamas

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9. The Coral at Atlantis

The Coral is perfectly designed for both adults and children. You can choose from 600+ newly renovated rooms. Outside, there is a whole host of activities for family fun. Especially the kids, who will love CRUSH teen nightclub and ‘Sun & Ice’ ice cream parlour. Local attractions include a marina village and restaurants such as a Lagoon Bar and Grill. One of the main attractions is their ‘Predator Lagoon’. The Coral is in a prime location to explore the local Atlantis Paradise Island.

  • Guest Rating: 7.8
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Premium one-bedroom regal suite
  • Address: 1 Casino Drive, Paradise Island, NP N-4777 Nassau, Bahamas

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10. The Royal at Atlantis

The Royal is perfectly located in the centre of Atlantis. Besides beaches, it is only a few steps away from the world’s largest open-air marine habitat, Dolphin Cay Atlantis. Most rooms feature amazing views of the clear ocean waters. Whether you’re travelling as a couple of family, there’ll be plenty of options. But if you want the best, check out the Regal suite. With access to the award-winning ‘Madara Spa’, guests can experience true relaxation. Their range of eateries includes Nobu, a restaurant based on Japanese fusion cooking. Other amenities include shops, a fitness centre, a nightclub and several lagoons.

  • Guest Rating: 7.7
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Premium Imperial 2 bedroom regal suite
  • Address: 1 Casino Drive, Paradise Island, NP N-4777 Nassau, Bahamas

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11. Riu Palace Paradise Island

This is an all-inclusive, 24-hour, adults-only hotel. It is perfect for a mature getaway for couples and travellers alike. They have over 350 luxury rooms. These all offer minibars, beverage dispensers, coffee machines and air conditioning. Outside, you can enjoy two pools and a private beach area to relax in the Bahamian sun. For bites, they have a variety of eateries available. Make sure you try the ‘Capuchino’ ice cream parlour. At night, continue the fun with drinks, live shows, and music. But if you just want to relax, their Renova spa has a sauna, whirlpool bath and a range of beauty treatments.

  • Guest Rating: 7.6
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Junior suite superior ocean view
  • Address: 6307 Casino Drive, Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas

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FAQs

What’s the best luxury beach hotel in Nassau for couples?


The adults-only Sandals Royal Bahamian resort is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway.

With an award-winning spa and range of restaurants, you’ll love the amenities on offer.

Couples are even offered a free wedding with a booking of 3 or more nights!

What’s the best luxury beach hotel in Nassau for families?


Without compromising on luxury, The Royal at Atlantis is designed with families in mind.

For kids, they’ll love the water theme parks Aquaventure and Dolphin Cay Atlantis.

There’s also a huge range of restaurants on offer.

Check out the Premium Imperial 2 Bedroom Regal Suite to ensure you have the best stay.

What’s the best luxury beach hotel in Nassau for nightlife activities?


The Royal at Atlantis is the perfect hotel for nightlife.

You’ll have access to a huge casino with 85 gaming tables and 700 slot machines.

Upstairs, is the Aura nightclub.

Order signature cocktails and bottle service while the DJ pumps out the latest tunes.

What’s the best luxury beach hotel in Nassau for golf?


A mere 5-minute shuttle ride from any of the Atlantis hotels, the Ocean Club golf course boasts 18-holes on the oceanfront.

We recommend staying in The Coral, The Reef or The Royal at Atlantis for easy access to this beautiful, yet challenging course.

It’s also worth reading our guide on the Best Atlantis Hotels in Nassau, Bahamas.

Summary

Best Luxury Beach Hotels in NassauBest Rooms
Margaritaville Beach Resort NassauPremium ocean view suite – two bedroom
Grand Hyatt Baha MarThree-Bedroom Ocean View Residence
The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, BahamasOcean view king suite
SLS at Baha MarTwo-bedroom suite with ocean view
Sandals Royal BahamianWest bay swim up oversized club level junior suite
The Cove at AtlantisOne-bedroom sapphire suite
Sandyport Beach ResortThree-bedroom deluxe suite
The Reef at AtlantisOne-bedroom topaz suite with ocean view
The Coral at AtlantisPremium one-bedroom regal suite
The Royal at AtlantisPremium Imperial 2 bedroom regal suite
Riu Palace Paradise IslandJunior suite superior ocean view
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