The long pink sand beach is definitely one of the main reasons why people come to Harbour Island. The beach of Harbour island has a length of 3 miles and is from 50 feet to 100 feet wide depending on the seasons and the time of the day. Tides do make a big impact on the size of the beach.

The Beach in Harbour island is a picture perfect setting with its unusual pink sands, wonderful clear waters, lush landscaping and wonderful views of neighboring cliffs of North Eleuthera. The beach is one of the most beautiful and unusual beaches of the world.Travel + leisure ranked it as “ one of the best beaches in the world”.

One of the most common questions is why is the sand pink? The pink sand comes from microscopic coral insects called Foraminifera.