Land Excursions

Explore Eleuthera

Just one mile wide and 100 miles long, Eleuthera is a tranquil Bahamian island with an abundance of natural wonders. On this tour, guests uncover the hidden gems, such as the Sapphire Blue Hole, Queen’s Bath, Preacher’s Cave and the Glass Window Bridge, which showcases the contrast between the navy-blue water of the Atlantic with the brilliant turquoise waters of the Bight of Eleuthera. 

Duration: 2-4 hours

To reserve, please call (242)335-5141 or email Experiences@thecoveeleuthera.com.

Stargazing

Stargaze from your patio and enjoy the dreamy Eleutheran night sky. Use our telescope and accompanying stargazing book to investigate the constellations.

Distance: at our resort

Note: Guests may use a telescope at their room or join us on the Point Lawn for yoga under the stars.

Off-Road Bicycle Trail

Reserve our guided Off-Road Bicycle Tour and cross through the nearby salt flats, traverse by pineapple farms and see the beautiful agave savanna overlooking the ocean. Discover the natural beauty only a few minutes away.

Distance: 2.6 miles

Note: This tour is rated moderate to hard due to elevation changes and uneven roads.

Couple riding bikes at our luxury resort in the Bahamas islands

On-Road Bicycle Trail

Join us for our guided On-Road Bicycle Tour that leads you to local stops such as Queen’s Bath, Glass Window Bridge and Gregory Town.

Distance: 1.7 miles

Note: This tour is rated easy to moderate.

Gaulding Cay Beach

Gaulding Cay Beach

Uncover an idyllic setting for a refreshing swim and unparalleled Caribbean snorkeling, just a few short miles from our resort. Allow our Guest Experience Team to handcraft a light picnic lunch to complete your relaxing day by the crystal cove.

Distance: 6 minutes

Suggested Visit Time: 1 hour

Leon Levy

Leon Levy Preserve

Explore the bounty of a 25-acre Leon Levy Preserve site used to raise the awareness of Bahamian plant diversity and bush medicine.

Distance: 50 minutes

Suggested Visit Time: 30 minutes

Queen's Bath

Queen’s Bath

Witness the beauty of dramatic waves crashing over sunken craters to create pools warmed by the sun. The iconic landmark draws visitors from many neighboring islands.

Distance: 6 minutes

Suggested Visit Time: 30 minutes

The Cow and The Bull

The Cow & The Bull

This unique land formation consists of two boulders that resemble a bull and two cows from one angle, and, a bull and one cow from another. As you look out on the Caribbean, listen for the sounds of a bull as the ocean breeze passes through.

Distance: 6 minutes

Suggested Visit Time: 10 minutes

Hatchet Bay Cave

Hatchet Bay Cave

This expansive cave boasts more than three levels of rock formations, striking stalactites and centuries-old charcoal signatures to line the walls. Allow our Guest Experience Team to guide you through this compelling monument.

Distance: 11 minutes

Suggested Visit Time: 30 minutes

Sunset on the beach

Spanish Wells

Off Eleuthera’s northern tip lies St. George’s Cay, the site of Spanish Wells; fishing capital of The Bahamas. During this excursion, indulge in the seasonal lobster harvest from local Bahamian fishermen.

Distance: 45 minute drive and 10 minute ferry

Suggested Visit Time: 2-3 hours

Harbour Island

Harbour Island 

Known for its New England inspired architecture and a variety of local restaurants and retail shops, a tour of Harbour Island is not to be missed. Take a stroll down its iconic pink-sand beaches for a memorable moment worth sharing. 

Distance: 25-minute drive and 10-minute ferry

Suggested Visit Time: 4-5 hours

Man surfer run in ocean with surfboard. Active vacation, health

Surfer's Beach

This renowned surfing beach has made headlines for its great left break overlooking a deep Caribbean reef. For those interested in beachcombing, Surfer’s Beach boasts some of the best sea glass collecting on the island.

Distance: 11 minutes

Suggested Visit Time: 1 hour

Glass Window Bridge

Glass Window Bridge 

Discover the striking juxtaposition of calm blue waters and rough navy waves at the famous Glass Window Bridge, one of Eleuthera’s most popular attractions and referred to as the “narrowest place on Earth.” 

Distance: 7 minutes

Suggested Visit Time: 20 minutes

Sapphire Blue Hole

Sapphire Blue Hole

Thrill-seekers from around the globe visit the world-famous inland saltwater lake on Eleuthera island. Let your adventurous spirit guide you as you jump into the striking blue pool, which is claimed to be mysteriously bottomless.

Distance: 30 minutes

Suggested Visit Time: 45 minutes

Preachers Cave

Preacher's Cave

Located at the northernmost tip of Eleuthera, Preacher’s Cave, a now historic site, was known as a place of refuge for those who sought religious freedom in 1648. History tells us that the first English settlers became shipwrecked and took refuge on this picturesque part of the island.

Distance: 35 minutes

Suggested Visit Time: 30 minutes

We are eager to co-create an experience that is right for you. To learn more or reserve your experience, please contact our resort hosts.

Make A Splash

Brave enough to make the jump? At Sapphire Blue Hole, discover one of our island’s natural wonders, just minutes from our resort.