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Pink Sands Resort

Chapel Street, Dunmore Town, Harbour Island, Bahamas

Pink Sands Resort

OVERVIEW

Insider Tip

On-site cooking classes are an enjoyable way to learn more about the culinary history of the Bahamas. After being taught how to best prepare various island ingredients, guests will be able to make their culinary dreams come true by cooking their own signature dishes.

Hotel Overview

On hillside above beach
This intimate resort consists of a cluster of pastel cottages scattered throughout 20 acres of tropical forest; just below is Harbour Island's long, gorgeous, and uncrowded beach of pale-pink sand.
Romantic seclusion
Travelers come here to get away from it all, and the resort provides a tranquil setting with two restaurants, tropical pool, and library; use of kayaks and snorkel gear is complimentary.
Posh pastel cottages
Pink Sands features 25 pastel-colored cottages with CD and DVD players— movies and music CD rentals are complimentary. Terraces with teak furniture offer views of the ocean or surrounding gardens.
Property Location When you stay at Pink Sands Resort in Dunmore Town, you'll be on the beach, just steps from Pink Sand Beach and 7 minutes by foot from Dr. Albert Johnson Memorial. This 4-star resort is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Government Dock and 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Fisherman's Dock.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 29 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private furnished patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries.
Amenities Enjoy recreational amenities such as outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool. This Colonial resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).
Dining Enjoy international cuisine at Blue Bar Restaurant, one of the resort's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.

What to expect:

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Location

Chapel Street, Dunmore Town, Harbour Island, Bahamas

Airport:

NAS - Nassau International Airport

ROOMS

Overview

Rooms
This Bahama resort offers 21 One-Bedroom units, 4 Two-Bedroom cottages and 2 individually designed Estate Homes, La Mer Azure and Banyan Tree. Rooms have private terraces furnished with weathered-teak dining sets, cushioned lounge chairs, and umbrellas. Limestone-tile floors, white-canvas overstuffed chairs, and muted-tone, multi-colored bedspreads accent the monochromatic interior. Bathrooms feature decorative tiles. In addition to air-conditioning, rooms have louvered windows and ceiling fans. California king beds feature dual-control electric blankets and two reading lights. Entertainment options include U.S. cable TV, VCRs, DVD players, and CD/cassette players. All rooms have a complimentary CD library, and complimentary video and DVD movies are available. Wet bars include compact refrigerators, which are stocked with drinks and snacks. Further conveniences include: french coffee press, toaster, water kettle, private patio with teak furniture, Full bathroom with Aveda amenities, hair dryer and bathrobes, In-room safe, iron and ironing board, nightly turn-down service.

Amenities

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Sofa bed size - unspecified
  • Free bottled water
  • Furnished patio
  • Towels provided
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Espresso maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Non-Smoking
  • Free WiFi
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Sofa bed
  • Shower only
  • Electric kettle

DETAILS

Property Amenities

The Pink Sands Hotel's main building serves as the resort's social hub. The decor includes richly textured, multi-colored East Indian fabrics, Balinese furniture, Moroccan light fixtures, and Balinese-style straw-paddle ceiling fans, as well as artifacts from Morocco and Asia. A lily pond borders one side of the building, and another pond is in the lobby. The hotel's library offers shelves of books and movies, comfortable seating, and a big-screen television with DVD player.

Arrival transportation to the resort from North Eleuthera airport is complimentary. Guests will be escorted by a land taxi to the North Eleuthera dock, and then a water taxi to Harbour Island, followed by a land taxi to Pink Sands. The total transfer time is 20 minutes. One-way transfer costs $15 per person.

Alternatively, a high speed fast ferry (approx. 2 hours) services Harbour Island daily from Nassau, departing Nassau at 8:00 AM and returning at 3:50 PM.

  • Library
  • Picnic area
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Meeting rooms
  • Free self parking
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach towels
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wedding services
  • In-room accessibility
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • 24-hour pool access
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Year Built - 1951
  • Total number of rooms - 29
  • Number of buildings/towers - 29

Dining

Garden Terrace Restaurant
Romantic candlelight dinners are served alfresco at the Garden Terrace restaurant from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. The menu features a fusion of world-class cuisines. The cuisine is Caribbean Bistro with emphasis on fresh fish and seafood.
Blue Bar
Located on the beach. All-blue decor, including furniture, floor, napkins, and salt and pepper shakers. Open-air seating beneath wood roof or on a sundeck with table umbrellas. Serving breakfast and lunch. Blue bar Dinner is served Wednesday, Thursday & Saturdays from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. Menu features conch salad and fritters, cracked conch, crab cakes, smoked-salmon tempura, lobster quiche, burgers, sandwiches, salads, pasta, and grilled fish.

Recreation

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Pink Sand Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Dr. Albert Johnson Memorial - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Fisherman's Dock - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Government Dock - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Lone Tree - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Sir George Roberts Memorial Library - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Glen Stewart Mansion - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Whale Point - 3.6 km / 2.2 mi
Ben Bay Beach - 19.7 km / 12.3 mi
Russell Island - 20.6 km / 12.8 mi
Preacher's Cave - 21 km / 13 mi
Tay Bay Beach - 21.2 km / 13.1 mi
Glass Window Bridge - 21.4 km / 13.3 mi
Current Cut - 21.6 km / 13.4 mi
Current Bay Beach - 22 km / 13.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
North Eleuthera (ELH-North Eleuthera Intl.) - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Governor's Harbour (GHB) - 57.2 km / 35.5 mi

The preferred airport for Pink Sands Resort is North Eleuthera (ELH-North Eleuthera Intl.).

  • Aerobics
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Tennis
  • Water skiing