Palmetto Point, Pineapple Cays, Ten Bay, Eleuthera

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Updated: 3 April 2017

Explorer Chart: EL-16
Air Service

  • NE of Pineapple Cays.
  • SW of South Palmetto Point jetty.
  • Ten Bay.
Area Information / Tourism
  • Bahamas Area Websites. Sites that can be searched for tourist and business information throughout the Bahamas.
Art Gallery / Art
Bank & ATM

Beverage Store
Bike Rental
Boat Rental / Charter
Book Exchange
BTC / Batelco Office
Car Rental
  • "Big Daddy"; VHF Ch-16.
  • Runaway Bay Marina; 242-332-1744; VHF Ch-16.
  • Tour Rental Cars
Cell Phone Service

  • AME.
  • Baptist.
  • Full Gospel.
  • Nazareen.
  • Revival Baptist.
Coffee Shop
Cruisers Net
Customs & Immigration
Dinghy Landing

  • Government dock.
  • Beach off settlement.
  • Runaway Bay Marina basin.
Fresh Fish

  • McArthur's Garage. Gas.
  • Sands Enterprises. Gas.
Golf Cart / Scooter Rental
Government / Administrator
Groceries & Produce

  • CJ's.
  • CS MiniMart.
  • Elnique.
  • Ingraham's.
  • Millard's Variety. Produce.
  • Sands Supermarket.
  • Thompson's Convenience Store.
Hardware & Lumber
  • Paint Paradise.
  • Sands Enterprises.
  • Tacy's Auto Parts.
  • Unique Hardware. North Palmetto Point.
  • Millards Variety
  • Runaway Bay Marina
Ice Cream
Internet & WiFi
  • BTC Cellular Data Service: In Jan 13, 3G data service was available in the NW bight of Eleuthera within ~ 5 nm of cell towers.

  • Atlantic Suites.
  • Hillside Manor.
  • La Tera Palma Resort.
  • Ocean View Condos.
  • Palmetto Shores Villas.
  • Runaway Bay Marina; 242-332-1744. Cottages.
  • Unique Village. North Palmetto Point.
Marina & Dockage
  • Runaway Bay Marina; 242-332-1744. 25 slips; electricity.
Marine Supplies & Parts
Marine Services & Repairs
  • Noel's Electronics.
Medical / Clinic / Pharmacy
  • Government clinic; 242-332-1477.
  • Eleuthera Dental Center; 242-332-1477.
  • Government moorings off South Palmetto Point dock.
Packages & Shipping
  • Lightspeed Shipping; 242-323-7767; 242-810-5976; Contact: Nathalia Gibbs. A new operation serving Nassau, Eleuthera, and Long Island. Items sent to their shipping point in Pompano Beach FL will be transported by air to the local airport on the island. They will provide package tracking information and handle Customs. They will also provide personal shopping services from vendors in the Pompano Beach area. Use their website to set up an account to ship your package.
Personal Services
Post Office / Mail
  • PO located in South Palmetto Point.
  • Runaway Bay Marina; 242-332-1744; VHF Ch-16. Can arrange pickup/return of tanks.
Restaurant & Bar
  • Alysee Snack Shop.
  • Country Cafe.
  • Domino's Pizza.
  • Mate & Jenny's Pizza.
  • Palmetto Beach Inn.
  • Runaway Bay Marina Restaurant and Bar.
  • Tippy's.
  • Unique Village. North Palmetto Point.
  • Wind Chimes. North Palmetto Point.
Retail Therapy - Shopping
  • Ann's Beauty Salon.
  • Expressions of Love Florists.
  • Millard's Variety.
  • The Seaquel Gift.
  • Walter's Native Art & Gifts.
  • Unique Stores. North Palmetto Point.
Snorkeling & Scuba Diving

  • Contact taxis on VHF Ch-16.
Things to See & Do
  • Sightseeing guide: Tour Rental Cars.
  • Sightseeing guide: Palmetto Shores Sports Center.
  • Trash bins are available in settlements.
VHF Protocol

  • Lutra Pure; 242-335-0499. RO water delivered in 5-gal. jugs.
  • Town water faucets; ask about.
  • Marine Weather Center; Daily SSB, webcast, & email forecasts by Chris Parker. Note: Best reception in this area is usually on 4045 KHz USB Simplex at 0630 AST.
  • Bahamas Met Office website provides weather forecast for local areas throughout the Bahamas.

Topics: 13 Jan 12