Marsh Harbour is a town in Abaco Islands of Bahamas. Marsh Harbour is the third largest town in The Bahamas and the main focus of tourism in the Abacos. Marsh Harbour is a shipbuilding center also.
The good water-taxi connections also make Marsh Harbour a popular place and through this you can explore the offshore cays. Boat rentals are available as are bikes and motor bikes. Visitors come to boat, swim or snorkel, and stay at one of the lodges located near Bay Street on the waterfront.
You can go to the Marsh Harbour Marina on beautiful Pelican Shores. You can enjoy the southerly summer breezes which are protected from the nasty northerlies.
Restaurants, hotels, yacht charters, boat rentals and just about anything else you might want or need are at Marsh Harbour.
Within a 5 mile radius, you will be surrounded by some of the Abacos finest deserted islands. Marsh is the commercial hub of the Abacos and also boasts the larger of the islands two international airports.
The town has a relatively large number of fine seafood restaurants. The recently re-opened Conch Crawl Pub provides a wide range of generally excellent food and equally good food service.
Even with its rapid growth, Marsh offers a wide variety of pleasures and treasures. Bahamas marina, Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour boasts 190 protected slips and every possible marine amenity.
Sheltered on the southeastern shore of Marsh Harbour, with natural protection by offshore cays, this marina is able to cater to yachts up to 200 feet in length.
You will be offered all the types of yacht charter such as bareboat charter, crewed yacht charter and luxury yacht charter. To charter a sailing yacht it is necessary for only one crew member to have a valid skipper resume.
Tourism is the town major source of income, and its marinas are filled with yachts and surrounded by swanky holiday villas.
Tidy and functional rather than picturesque, the town has a pleasant holiday atmosphere and offers most of the services you might require.
With the exception of the swath of beach in front of the Abaco Beach Resort, there is no local beach, but the town makes an ideal base where white sand and turquoise water are in abundant supply.