Spanish Wells ferry port in Eleuthera connects you with Nassau in New Providence with a choice of up to 9 ferry crossings per week. The duration of the Spanish Wells to Nassau crossing is from 2 hours and the crossing is operated by Bahamas Ferries.
Spanish Wells is a small town on the island of St. George’s Cay, an island belonging to the Bahamas. The port is oftentimes used as the gateway to the capital of Bahamas, with crossings to Nassau typically lasting around two hours.
Primarily known as a fishing village, Spanish Wells exudes a tranquil vibe that attracts visitors who long for a relaxing time amid sleepy surroundings. The small land area, covering two miles in length and half a mile in width, means that the town will never become a mass hotbed of tourism, instead it enjoys a peaceful ambience all year round. A few small cafes and restaurants adorn the town centre, providing a taster of quintessential Caribbean cuisine, with seafood fresh from the water proving to be the specialty dish.
The main form of tourism comes from visitors from Nassau, using Spanish Wells as an escape from the relative busyness of the Bahamas’ capital city.
The town is so small that it can be covered entirely by foot.