Travel Guide

Harbour Island

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The Bahamas has no shortage of stunning destinations, but Harbour Island’s small-town charm, car-free streets, top-rate culinary offerings and that Insta-famous, pink-tinged sand set it apart from the rest. Here are a few of our top recommendations to get your planning underway.

STAY

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The Ocean View Club

With eclectically fabulous interiors and a bohemian sensibility, this gorgeous resort has all of the character you expect from a family-run hotel, with plenty of luxurious trimmings. The restaurant is one of the best on the island, and oh (if the name didn’t give it away), did we mention it’s right on the beach?

EAT

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Photo © Cookie Kinkead

The Landing

Along with Sip Sip and The Dunmore (two other must-eats on the island), this boutique hotel is a favorite restaurant destination for all-day fare, with a focus on seasonal produce and freshly caught local seafood. Make your dinner reservations ahead of time and request bay-front seating—because who doesn’t want a side of sunset to go with their lobster?

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Photo by: Paola Wells

Dake’s Shoppe

There aren’t many reasons you’ll want to leave the beach, but Dake’s is one of them. This colorful store in a restored colonial home has something for everyone, from homeware, linens and textiles to men’s and women’s resort wear.