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Pink Beach Harbour Island Bahamas

Harbour Island is famous for one thing – it’s pink beaches. The exotically coloured beaches are found all along the east side of the island which is only accessible from the airport on nearby island Eleuthera.

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The beautiful Bahamas island is located to the northeast of Eleuthera Island. That island is the only way into Harbour Island for UK tourists as your flights will take you to North Eleuthera Airport.

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A short water taxi ride is then needed to get you across from North Eleuthera to the island where you’ll probably make your stay at the place’s only town - Dunmore Town which is named after John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore, who was a Scottish pier who lived there during the summer months while he was governor of the Bahamas between 1786 and 1798.

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A short water taxi ride is then needed to get you across from North Eleuthera to the island where you’ll probably make your stay at the place’s only town - Dunmore Town which is named after John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore, who was a Scottish pier who lived there during the summer months while he was governor of the Bahamas between 1786 and 1798.

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The beaches are typically at least 3 miles long and somewhere between 50 and 100 foot wide.

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The sand is considered to be among the best pink sand in the world. It’s composition includes coral, shells, miniscule rocks and calcium carbonate. The beautiful pink comes from tiny microscopic shelled animals known as Foraminifera.

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The Foraminifera are single cell organisms with pink or red shells that are full of holes. These microscopic critters wash up on shore as a result of waves to make the sand take the shade so wonderfully photographed in our images.

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The Foraminifera are single cell organisms with pink or red shells that are full of holes. These microscopic critters wash up on shore as a result of waves to make the sand take the shade so wonderfully photographed in our images.

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Aside from the beaches in Harbour Island, you should also make sure to check out the diving spots. Current Cut Dive is the name of a fast current that swirls between rock walls. The speeds created by the currents mean that scuba divers can cover a 3 mile distance in less than 10 minutes.

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If you want to find out more about the Bahamas and you’re interested in getting a cheap flight out there, be sure to click on the link below. Keep clicking to enjoy more images of the pink beaches.

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Cheap Flights to Bahamas

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Cheap Flights to Bahamas

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Cheap Flights to Bahamas

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Cheap Flights to Bahamas

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