Cabbage Beach (Paradise Island, New Providence Island) – this is one of the more beautiful beaches on Nassau/Paradise Island. It is ideal for beach walking, swimming or sunbathing. Enjoy water-skiing, snorkeling and parasailing. The famed Atlantis resort complex is towards the west end of Cabbage Beach.
Bahamas National Trust Rand Nature Centre (East Settlers Way, Freeport, Grand Bahama) –– The Rand Nature Centre comprises 100 acres of natural beauty in the heart of downtown Freeport, Grand Bahama. A 2,000-foot trail winds through natural coppice and Pine forest. A birder’s paradise, the center houses a variety of bird species that can be […]
Bahamas Half (Araway Cay, Paradise Island, New Providence Island) –– on a Sunday every January three races are held that day: an individual half marathon (which starts and finishes at Arawak Cay. The course is an out and back along the Northern coastline of New Providence); a 3-person half marathon relay (competing together to complete […]
Andros Barrier Reef (Andros Island) — The Andros Barrier Reef is the largest barrier reef in the world. Experience the thrill of scuba diving and snorkeling around the barrier reef, which drops to about eight feet on the island side and approximately 6,000 feet in the Tongue of the Ocean.
Day pass prices: $110 per adult; $80 per child (included full access to the exhibits, water slides, pools and beach). See Atlantis.com for details.
Atlantis (Casino Drive, Paradise Island, New Providence Island) – this resort complex is not just for actual guests. Since it’s a tourist destination unto itself, non-guests are allowed in as well (provided that they get a “day pass” to enter the premises). Atlantis’ facilities include the 141-acre waterscape, AQUAVENTURE, the six-storey Mayan temple with its […]
Arawak Cay (West Bay Street and Chippingham Road, Paradise Island, New Providence Island) — Arawak Cay offers the authentic atmosphere of the Bahamian Fish Fry with vendors selling made to order conch salad, fried fish and other Bahamian dishes.Arawak Cay was artificially built from the sand when the harbor was dredged in 1969. There is […]
Androsia Batik Works Factory (Next to Lighthouse Club at Fresh Creek off Queens Hwy, Andros Island) — The famous batik fabric and garment manufacturing factory, Androsia, is located on Andros next to Lighthouse Club in Fresh Creek and has been in business since 1973. It is the center of production for the brightly colored authentic […]
All Andros and Berry Island Regatta (northern tip of Andros Island) – off of Morgan’s Bluff Beach and held every July, this boating event is held here (with hundreds of locals and tourists gathering here to watch the competition).
Adelaide Beach (New Providence Island) — Adelaide Beach is on the south side of New Providence Island, at the end of Adelaide Village, a long strip of gorgeous sand and clear emerald water that stretches down to Coral Harbour. Adelaide Beach is not on most tourists’ lists of hot spots to visit, which is either […]