If you’re searching things to see around Harbour Island, then you have to check out the Queens Baths !
Queen’s Baths (or Hot Tubs) is located on the northern coast of Eleuthera, and it’s a must-visit destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers. The pools are surrounded by the natural beauty of Eleuthera, with stunning ocean views and lush vegetation.
To visit Queen’s Baths from Harbour Island, you can take a trip by boat to the mainland of Eleuthera, and then drive or take a taxi to the beach. For easy access, you can park near the stone entrance gate on the east side of Queen’s Highway.
The journey takes approximately 45 minutes by boat and 30 minutes by car. It’s important to note that the hike to Queen’s Bath can be challenging, with steep and rocky terrain, so wear appropriate footwear and bring plenty of water.
Once you arrive at Queen’s Baths, take the time to explore the pools and the surrounding area. The site is known for its incredible beauty and unique natural formations, and it’s a popular spot for swimming, snorkeling, and taking photographs. Just be sure to exercise caution and respect the natural environment, as the waves can be powerful and the rocks can be slippery. And very important too : do check the tides before you go and only venture in with calm seas and low or medium tides. It can be dangerous during high tides as the pools can fill up quickly and forcefully.