Bahamas Holidays

For those looking for a magnificent destination to relax and spend holidays, undoubtedly the best option would be Bahamas (the Commonwealth of the Bahamas) – an archipelago of more than 700 islands, stretching more than 100, 000 sq miles in the Atlantic Ocean, on the north west part of the West Indies. Bahamas also consists of a lot number of cays and hidden coves, apart from wonderful islands bestowed with unparalleled scenic beauty. With Nassau as its capital, Bahamas has Cuba in the south, Florida in the west, and the Turks and Caicos Islands in the east.


Of 700 islands in Bahamas, only 30 are inhabited. Few among the Bahamas Islands that are ideal for vacation are Abaco, Andros, Acklins, Berry Islands, Cat Island, Eleuthera, New Providence, Exuma, Ragged Island, Grand Bahama, Rum Cay, Crooked Island, Harbour Island, Inagua, Long Island, Mayaguana, and Spanish Wells. For travelers seeking luxury and comfort, a trip to resort islands such as Paradise Islands would be great. Likewise, a vacation to such remote islands as San Salvador would be an excellent option for travelers who want to be away from the hustles and bustles of modern life. In a snap shot, each of the islands in Bahamas has its own uniqueness and possesses world class attractions. In addition, majority of them render superb accommodation facilities, ranging from hotels and resorts to cottages and colonial mansions.

Places of interest, among many others, in Bahamas are Cloisters (Paradise Islands), boasting of a 14th century French monastery; Queen’s Staircase – the centerpiece of Nassau, consisting of a flight of 66 steps; Fort Charlotte – a military site in Nassau; and Crystal Cay – a zoo cum aquarium in New Providence Island. Further, Bahamas is home to some of the most awesome beaches in the Caribbean. Apart from these attractions, Bahamas offers excellent opportunity to enjoy a continuum of activities such as sightseeing, bicycling, recreational flying, shopping, parasailing, snorkeling, sailing, windsurfing, and eco-adventure. Besides, gambling is also much popular in Bahamas, especially in islands like Paradise Islands, which boasts of thousands of slot machines and such items as baccarat, roulette, blackjack, craps, stud poker, and tables.

Besides being a favorite holiday spot for kids and senior citizens, Bahamas is an excellent honeymoon destination. Honeymooners can enjoy a myriad of activities including moonlight walks, dining by candlelight, discos in top class bars, and dancing according to the beats of Calypso music. Many of the Bahamas’ islands offer discount as well as all inclusive packages, especially designed for honeymooners. New weds also take advantage of Bahamas cruise packages, which is inclusive of gourmet dining, Broadway style shows, casinos, and excellent services.

With its stunning natural beauty, tropical atmosphere, salubrious climate, teeming nightlife, and exciting dining and wining, Bahamas draws tourist from across the globe. Bahamas is easily accessible via plane and cruise. A plethora of scheduled as well as charter flights are available.

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