is an island and administrative district in the Bahamas
and is located off the northeast coast of Eleuthera Island
. The only town on the island is Dunmore Town
, named after the governor of the Bahamas from 1786 to 1798, John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore
, who had a summer residence on Harbour Island.
Harbour Island is famous for its pink sand beaches
, which are found all along the east side of the island. The island is accessible by airplane through North Eleuthera Airport
, followed by a short water taxi
ride from neighbouring North Eleuthera
. Harbour Island is a popular vacation destination for Americans. Known as Briland to the locals, Harbour Island is colourful with New England
-style buildings and flower lined streets. Harbour Island is part of the Out Islands
of the Bahamas.
<gallery perrow="5">Image:HarbourIsland_1.png|Pink sand beach near Sip Sip's, Harbour Island, Bahamas, looking North.Image:islandhorses.jpg|Horses Harbour Island, Bahamas, looking EastImage:beachsunsetdog.jpg|Sunset on Harbour Island, Bahamas, looking NorthImage:harbourislandjunkanoo.jpg|Dunmore School kids in Junkanoo 2008 Harbour Island, Bahamas, looking EastImage:GovernmentDock.png|Sunset over Government Dock and harbour, Harbour Island Bahamas, looking West from Dunmore SchoolImage:DunmoreSchool.png|Dunmore School of Harbour Island, Bahamas, looking East from harbour shorelineImage:sunriseoct62008.png|Sunrise Oct. 6, 2008 Harbour Island, Bahamas, from the... Read More