Spanish Wells

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Updated: 3 April 2017

Explorer Chart: EL-9, EL-8
Air Service

  • Air service is provided through North Eleuthera Airport (ELH); see Harbour Island.
Area Information / Tourism
  • Bahamas Area Websites. Sites that can be searched for tourist and business information throughout the Bahamas.
Art Gallery / Art
  • Grocery stores carry homemade baked goods.
  • Kathy's Bakery
  • Teen Planet; 242-333-4001.
Bank & ATM
  • Royal Bank of Canada
Beverage Store
Bike Rental
Boat Rental / Charter
  • Hexton Pinder; 242-333-4427; "A-1 Broadshad"; VHF Ch-16.
Book Exchange
  • Done Reach Cottage
  • Spanish Wells Yacht Haven.
BTC / Batelco Office
  • 242-333-4053.
Car Rental
Cell Phone Service

  • Gospel Chapel
  • Methodist
  • People's Church
Coffee Shop
Cruisers Net
Customs & Immigration
  • 242-333-4760. Located at freight dock.
  • Cruising boats should clear at Yacht Haven.
Dinghy Landing
  • Ferry from Spanish Wells to Jean's Bay, North Eleuthera. Several trips per day.
  • Fast Ferry, Bohengy, to Harbour Island and Nassau. Government dock.
  • Water taxi: Sea Bird. To North Eleuthera.
  • Water taxi: Knight Rider. To North Eleuthera
  • Pinder's Supermarket, contact to arrange water taxis.
  • Guide: Hexton Pinder; 242-333-4427; "A-1 Broadshad"; VHF Ch-16.
  • Guide: Woody Perry; 242-333-4433; "Little Woody"; VHF Ch-16.
Fresh Fish
  • Ronald's Servicecentre; 242-333-4145. Seafood store.
  • Pinder's Supermarket Shell
  • Ronald's Shell
  • Spanish Wells Marine & Hardware Texaco
  • Yacht Haven Esso.
Golf Cart / Scooter Rental
Government / Administrator
Groceries & Produce

  • CW Grocery.
  • Pinder's Supermarket.
  • Spanish Wells Food Fair.
Hardware & Lumber
  • CW Hardware.
  • D&S Electric; 242-333-4851.
  • Ronald's Servicecentre; 242-333-4022. Building supplies.
  • Spanish Wells Marine & Hardware.
  • Ronald's Servicentre.
  • Spanish Wells Marine Hardware.
Ice Cream
Internet & WiFi
  • Computer Concepts; 242-333-4507. Internet Cafe.
  • CW Grocery. 1 washer, 1 drier.
  • Lodging
  • The Adventurers Motel.
  • Cecile's Cottages.
  • Rental cottage.
Marina & Dockage
  • Spanish Wells Yacht Haven; 242-333-4255.
Marine Supplies & Parts
  • Chris's Electronics.
  • CW Hardware.
  • Ronald's Servicecentre; 242-333-4021.
Marine Services & Repairs
  • Dipn's Workshop. Yamaha parts and service.
  • Gavin's Getaway. Electronics.
  • On-Site Marine & Auto Service. Engine and electrical repairs.
  • Pinder's Tune-up.
  • R&B Boat Yard; 242-333-4462; Full service marina; Synchro-Lift; marine ralway.
  • Ronald's Servicecentre. Johnson and Evinrude dealer.
  • Spanish Wells Marine & Hardware. Mercury dealer.
Medical / Clinic / Pharmacy
  • Government clinic; 242-333-4064. Doctor and nurse on staff. Located near Food Fair.
  • Private doctor; 242-333-4869.
  • Pharmacy: Food Fair Pharmacy; 242-333-4676 (physicians may call in prescriptions).
  • Dentist. Private dentist.
  • Veterinarian.
  • Moorings at E end of harbor; $25/day; "Cinnabar"; VHF Ch-16. share
  • Navigation
  • Pilots for harbor entry and for negotiating the Devil's Backbone.
  • Jock Morgan; 242-333-4695; "Bandit"; VHF Ch-16.
  • Bradley Newbold; "Cinnabar"; VHF Ch-16.
  • Woody Perry; 242-333-4433; "Little Woody"; VHF Ch-16.
  • Hexton Pinder; 242-333-4427; "A-1 Broadshad"; VHF Ch-16.
Packages & Shipping
  • DHL; Dunmore Rentals; 242-333-2372.
  • UPS; Pinder's Supermarket.
  • 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
  • 242-333-4030. Located in yellow government building near school.
Post Office / Mail
  • PO located in yellow government building near school.
  • Pinder's Tune-up
Restaurant & Bar
  • Anchor Snacks.
  • Eagle's Landing.
  • Gemini Snack Shack.
  • Jack's Outback.
  • Norma's Seaside Takeaway.
  • Teen Planet; 242-333-4001.
Retail Therapy - Shopping
  • Computer Concepts; 242-333-4507. Computers, office supplies.
  • Magic Photo; 242-333-5300;
  • Roberts Jewelry; 242-333-4102.
Snorkeling & Scuba Diving
  • Guide: Hexton Pinder; 242-333-4427; "A-1 Broadshad"; VHF Ch-16.
  • Guide: Woody Perry; 242-333-4433; "Little Woody"; VHF Ch-16.
  • Manuel's Dive Station.
  • Ronald's Servicecentre; 242-333-4021. Diving supplies.
  • Taxi service from Jean's Landing to North Eleuthera Airport and between ferries. Contact ferries.
Things to See & Do
  • Spanish Wells Museum.
  • Theater: Teen Planet; 242-333-4001. Nightly movies in 50-seat theater.
  • Trash bins located in town and at marinas for guests.
VHF Protocol

  • Spanish Wells Marine & Hardware. Cistern water.
  • 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