A Few Local Facts
Was named in 1648 by the Eleutheran Adventurers, who were the first European settlers.
The Greek word " Eleuthero " translates to 'Freedom or free.' And natives sometimes refer to the island as the Island of Freedom.
The Island is about 110 miles long and is also known for its Pink Sand Beaches and world famous Pineapples.
A Few Sites of Interest
North Side - Atlantic Ocean Side of the Island
Current - Home Electricity (When not refering to the settlement.)
AC - Air Conditioning
Main Land Eleuthera Is usually broken down into 3 sections - North , Central and South Eleuthera.
Harbour Island is also called Briland.
Palmetto Point aka Point
Governors Harbour aka The Harbour
James Cistern aka J.C.
Savannah Sound aka Sound
Central Auto Rentals is located in Central Eleuthera. We also deliver cars to North and South Eleuthera airports.
Airports on Eleuthera.
North Eleuthera Airport - ELH
Governors Harbour Airport - GHB
Rock Sound Airport - RSD
In addition to private airlines the following airlines fly here:
Delta Airlines ELH
Silver Airlines ELH, GHB
Bahamas air ELH, GHB, RSD
Southern air ELH, GHB, RSD
Pineapple air ELH, GHB, RSD
Flamingo air ELH, GHB, RSD
Ship Ports on Eleuthera.
The most common means of getting here by sea, when not in a private yacht is by the company
Glass Window Bridge - Located in North Eleuthera
Preachers Cave - Located in North Eleuthera
Ocean Hole - Located in Rock Sound Eleuthera
Oceanview Farms Horse Riding Stables - Located south of Pineapple Fields Resort
Horse & Pony back Riding, Field Trips Gift Shop
Edwin's Turtle Lake Marine Reserve-
Located 2.5 miles south of Governor's Harbour.
Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Bird Watching, Fish & Turtle Viewing.
Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm (Tues - Sat)
My Favorite Beaches
- Savannah Sound Park Beach - Near Savannah Sound Primary School
- Receivers Beach- Near Governors Harbour Airport. South side of the island down from Coco Di Mama
- South Palmetto Point - Beach on the South Side of the Island
-Poponi Beach , before Unique Village on the North Side of the Island
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