Western New Providence

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Immediately west of Cable Beach, the hotel strip gives way to residential neighborhoods interspersed with shops, restaurants, and cafés. Homes become more and more posh the farther west you go; Lyford Cay—the island's original gated community—is home to the original 007, Sean Connery. Hang a left at the Lyford Cay roundabout, and eventually you'll come across the historic Clifton Heritage Park, the local brewery where Kalik and Heineken are brewed and bottled, a new upscale resort development whose financiers include golfers Ernie Els and Tiger Woods, and eventually the sleepy settlement of Adelaide.

The loop around the island's west and south coasts can be done in a couple of hours by car or scooter, but take some time for lunch and a swim along the way. Unless you're being taken around by a taxi or local, it's best to return along the same route, as internal roads can get confusing.


Compass Point

This whimsical-looking hotel made up of brightly colored one- and two-story cottages offers a relaxing alternative to many of the…

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A Stone’s Throw Away

Featuring seaside comfort in fashionable surroundings, this "gourmet bed-and-breakfast" is actually a luxurious hideaway. The three-story colonial-style inn with wraparound…

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Orange Hill Beach Inn

If you prefer down-home coziness over slick glamour, then this basic hotel—on the site of a former orange plantation perched…

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