Welcome to the Bahamas Resorts section. With so many islands and cays to discover this section is a little longer then most. At the end of the page you will find a list of some of the Bahamas resorts to visit. The Bahamas is an archipelago formed by approximately 700 coral formed islands and cays of which only about 30 of them are inhabited. These islands and cays cover more then 100,000 square miles of aquamarine and turquoise waters. Almost all of these islands and cays are circled with either pink or white sand beaches. The waters are so clear you can easily see coral and fish from above. The worlds third largest barrier reef stretches through these waters. The sheltered anchorages and seas are ideal for boating.
The two main islands, New Providence Island and Grand Bahama Island have casinos, grand resorts, plenty of nightlife and the majority of the population. The majority of Bahamas resorts information you will find here is on New Providence Island. The Out Islands have accommodations ranging from tiny guesthouses and a handful of boutique hotels to full service resorts for those who prefer the unspoiled atmosphere of these less populated islands. If you don’t find the information on the Bahamas resorts you are looking for in this section please do not hesitate to ask. There are so many choices that it will take months to add every option to the Bahamas resorts section!
New Providence Island is home to the capital city of Nassau. The British influence is most prevalent here as can be seen in the changing of the guard at Government House and the building of Parliament Square. Not to mention that they drive on the left side of the road! The historic site Fort Charlotte is fun to explore. It has a moat, dungeons, underground passageways and cannons for everyone to enjoy. The African influence is present in the rhythm and beat of the islands Junkanoo music. The resort centers are just beyond Nassau at Cable Beach and Paradise Island. With the beaches and numerous adventures like snorkeling cruises and ATV trips you will be amused all day long. You don’t want to miss all the action at Atlantis, Paradise Island. Aquaventure at Atlantis is a 141 acre water park, included for guests staying at Atlantis, with thrilling themed water slides, river rides, see through underwater tunnels and rooms that bring you within a few feet of sharks, stingrays, piranhas and more. Dolphin Cay at Atlantis is a 14 acre dolphin habitat that has many different packages for people of all ages. With the shallow water experience you don’t even need to know how to swim!
Grand Bahama Island is just 55 miles off the coast of Florida. This island is home to Freeport and Lucaya, a planned resort destination. Many tourist activities are available in Lucaya such as golf courses, luxurious casinos, world class scuba facilities and water sports from diving and sailing to swimming with trained dolphins. The Port Lucaya Marketplace is a fantastic place for shopping and visiting it’s wide array of eateries and bars. Live entertainment is often playing in Count Basie Square. Grand Bahama also has stretches of deserted beaches, small fishing villages and West End, which is the island’s quaint historic capital. Lucayan National Park shelters an underwater cave system accessible by land and sea. It also houses upland forests and mangrove creeks. Go to the Rand Nature Center to see West Indian flamingos. You may also see the endangered Bahama Parrot and other birds here. Check back in the Bahamas Resorts sections as we add some resorts that are located on Grand Bahama.
Great Inagua, one of the Out Islands, have fewer that 1,000 residents and more then 80,000 West Indian flamingos. Inagua National Park is home to these flamingos as well as Bahama parrots, Bahama pintail ducks and many other exotic species. The Morton Salt Company is the largest industry on the island and produces about a million pounds of slat per year.
Mayaguana, another Out Island, has only 400 residents and one 16 room hotel. Snorkeling and boating as well as just taking it easy are the activities of choice on this island.
Acklins and Cooked Island offer a handful of small guest houses, which is typical of the smaller Out islands. Diving, fishing and exploring miles of secluded beaches.
Long Island offers divers the world’s deepest known blue hole, the Conception Island Wall, several wrecks and the Stella Maris Shark Reef.
Great Exuma and Little Exuma have many hidden coves and calm harbours which delight sailors and yachtsmen. These islands offer inns, small hotels and luxurious resorts.
San Salvador is home to a popular all inclusive resort and a small hotel. Activities here include reefs and wrecks for divers to explore, game fishing flats and the ruins of former plantations. There is also a historical Lucayan Indian site to explore.
Cat Island is a great spot for eco-tourists. If offers spectacular diving, including a blue hole, where divers often encounter Caribbean reef sharks. Fishing, miles of nature trails and an eight mile pink sand beach.
Eleuthera is a narrow 110 mile long island filled with sleepy colonial villages, pineapple plantations and pink sand beaches.
Harbour Island is just three miles long and bordered by a stunning powdery pink sand beach. This tiny island is a quirky combination of New England charm and Caribbean chic. Fine dinning options like at The Rock House and The Landing mix with boutique hotels and shops showcasing the works of local artists. Adding to the charm, golf carts provide leisurely transportation for visitors.
Bimini Islands, where Ernest Hemingway came to battle marlin and other big game fish, draw anglers from around the world to compete in game fishing tournaments. Divers enjoy the Bimini Barge wreck and the Road to Atlantis, once thought to lead to the mythical city. Organized tours can include the chance to swim with the island’s wild dolphins.
Andros, by far the largest island of The Bahamas, is dotted with fishing and diving lodges and small hotels. The island has about 8,000residents. The island is said to hide pirate Henry Morgan’s buried treasure, as well as the mythical half human, half bird chichcharnie. Visitors enjoy guided nature walks, kayak and birding tours and shopping for batiks, baskets, wood carvings and other local crafts.
With so many Out Islands that are not available for booking online please let us know what islands you would like us to add information to in the Bahamas Resorts section.
Here are some of the many resorts in the Bahamas;
SuperClubs Breezes Bahamas Resort
British Colonial Hilton
Comfort Suites Paradise Island
The Cove Atlantis
Graycliff Hotel and Restaurant
Nassau Palm Resort
Paradise Island Harbour Resort All Inclusive
The Reef Atlantis
Riu Paradise Island
Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island
Sheraton Nassau Beach
Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino