600 miles of crystal-clear watersLying just off the coast of Florida is a chain of over 700 islands scattered over the ocean, most are deserted cays and some are home to small fishing communities. This is the Bahamas.
Nassau is the Capital of the New Providence Island and is a sophisticated and glossy playground where Casinos and restaurants are plentiful, an abundance of duty free shopping, exciting nightlife also awaits you.
Neighbour to Nassau is Paradise Island with a distinct blend of International glamour and tropical ease, this unique Island gives you the option to do everything or nothing at all.
There are however many smaller islands for a more intimate experience.
Time Difference: GMT -5 hours
Currency: Bahamian Dollar
Hot and tropical climate tempered by trade winds throughout most of the year. The driest period is from January to April and there is increased rainfall in summer and towards the end of the year.
Leisure & Activities
Atlantis Paradise Island
A fantastic entertainment destination for the whole family featuring the worlds’ largest open air marine habitat. The 141 acre site also includes 11 pools, stunning beaches, the largest casino in the Caribbean, an 18 hole golf course, nightclub, accommodation, 21 restaurants and 19 bars and lounges. If that’s not all, you can even celebrate your wedding there!
Blue Lagoon Island
Situated 5Km from Nassau, Blue Lagoon is a private island offering “the experience of the real Bahamas”. It features some of the best beaches in the Bahamas and is home to dolphins and sea lions. There are also scenic boat rides around the other islands in the area and around Nassau’s historic harbour.
Ardastra Gardens and Zoo
Situated in Nassau and opened in 1937, Ardastra Gardens and Zoo is perfect for a family day out. It has a fantastic collection of wildlife as well as stunning gardens featuring beautiful plant life and towering trees including coconut palms and hibiscus.