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Old August 24th, 2008, 06:50 PM
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Really have enjoyed reading all the posts - they have been SO helpful! My husband and I will be in Freeport on Oct 11th and are looking for a beach to spend the day; our only comforts being a lounge chair and a bathroom. All suggestions would be greatly appreciated
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hello Foundry Girl

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I haven't been to Freeport yet but will be there soon. Hopefully we'll find out together.

again, welcome.

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No bathroom, no lounge chairs, but by far the most beautiful beach we have ever visited! Gold Rock Beach. We hired a taxi for the day before we arrived and she was waiting for us when we got off the ship. Here are a few pictures.





And here is a review I did.
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showt...hlight=Queenie
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From Cruisecritic: http://www.cruisecritic.com/ports/ne...m?ID=109#sec7t
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Best All-Around Party and Recreation Beach: Lucayan Beach, which runs in front of Our Lucaya Beach Resort (comprised of the Sheraton and the Westin), has water sports outfitters, bars, restaurants and equipment rentals. Another candidate is Mather Town Beach, about three miles from Port Lucaya. There are limited water activities, but it's a great place to swim, eat, drink and hang out with the locals.

Best Family Beach: Taino Beach, in front of the Ritz Beach Resort, offers water sports, and the waters themselves are calm enough for kids.

Most Peaceful Beach: Gold Rock Beach, part of Lucayan National Park, is protected by the National Trust. There aren't many services -- bring your own lunch -- but it's gorgeous and away from the crowds. While you're there, check out the birdwatching trails.
These websites split it up by active and secluded beaches.
Here is a link to the active beaches.
http://www.bahamas.com/bahamas/islan...=59875&level=3
Here is a link to the secluded beaches.
http://www.bahamas.com/bahamas/islan...=22676&level=3 I hope that helps you.
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Well shoot I can do this kind of post without pictures, it is the fun part.
Gold Rock Beach

Taino Beach

Lucaya Beach
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No bathroom, no lounge chairs, but by far the most beautiful beach we have ever visited! Gold Rock Beach. We hired a taxi for the day before we arrived and she was waiting for us when we got off the ship. Here are a few pictures.





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I would pick Lucayan Beach.
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Thanks so much for all the great info. Doug and I leave in 31 days for a BTB for our 20th anniversay. I don't think I will be able to go back to work after two straight weeks off! Cruisemates has been the best place for info and tips......and one of the last places we were trying to decide where to go was Freeport. So again, thanks so much for all the recommendations; now all that is left is picking one!
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