Our return to Grand Bahama Island this time was for a short two week stay. Our stay in 2017 was enjoyable and a productive fishing experience for my husband. Stayed again with the same great hosts Pat and Ivan but at a different condo than last time which, we loved. It has a pool and a veranda overlooking one of the canals.
Port Lucaya Marketplace, not far from our condo, is lined with colorful shops, restaurants, condos and a port with the beach not far away.
If you are a nature lover as we are you will be amazed at the miles of unspoiled beaches. One of those beaches is Gold Rock Beach within Lucayan National Park. For a $10 fee you can park and spend all day there. We arrived early on a Monday, around 9:00, much before anyone else that usually come via tours.
The beach is miles long, the tide was down. We walked for 30 minutes to a perfect place to set down our things. I sat quietly to listen. All I heard were the waves and an occasional bird chirp. The breeze was light and pleasant. I laid on the sand to be surrounded by the calming movement of the ocean…peaceful. I watch my husband fish the low tide, in his happy place along the shoreline. I have a book and a magazine but all that feels right is to just listen to the absence of everyday hustle and bustle of life.