Spanish Wells, Bahamas

Spanish Wells is a small town on the island of St George's Cay at the northern tip of Eleuthera. Russell Island is linked by a 5.8km bridge, which has become an integral part of the Spanish Wells' community.

The island was used as the last stop for the Spanish ships returning to Europe where the ships refilled their water supply from the wells created for this purpose hence, the English name of the settlement: Spanish Wells.

Predominantly a fishing village and referred to as the fishing capital of the Bahamas, the main catch is lobster known locally as crawfish.

Things to see and do

* Deep Sea Fishing
* Bonefishing
* Gregory Town Plantation & Distillery
* Preacher's Cave
* Explore Island by Golf Cart
* Island Museum

General Information

Cruise Season - Jan - Dec
Currency - Bahamian dollar (BSD)
Time - GMT minus five hours
Language - English
Population - 1,500
Electricity - 2 perpendicular flat pins US style or with a round pin below
International Country Telephone Code - +1

Transport links

Northern Eleuthera Airport is 10km away
Bahamas Fast ferries to Nassau

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