The Bahamas officially the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, is an island country of the Lucayan Archipelago consisting of more than 700 islands, cays, and islets in the Atlantic Ocean; north of Cuba and Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic); northwest of the Turks and Caicos Islands; southeast of the US state of Florida and east of the Florida Keys. Its capital is Nassau on the island of New Providence. The designation of “Bahamas” can refer to either the country or the larger island chain that it shares with the Turks and Caicos Islands. As stated in the mandate/manifesto of the Royal Bahamas Defense Force, the Bahamas territory encompasses 470,000 km2 (180,000 sq mi) of ocean space.
Dialing code: +1242
Currency: Bahamian dollar (BSD) ,(US dollar) widely accepted
- Beaches in Bahamas
These are the two most popular beaches in the Bahamas. More than two miles long, Cabbage beach is dotted with tropical trees such as coconut, casuarinas and sea grape. Paradise beach near Atlantis resort is also a great beach destination for tourists, especially for those staying at the hotel. Other popular beaches here are the Gold Rock Beach, Xanadu Beach and Lucaya Beach.
- Lucayan National Park
In this park, tourists can enjoy a myriad of activities. The activities include spelunking or cave exploration where you will see the interesting rock formations in the caves and kayaking down a mangrove lined creek. Swimming in the beaches lined with coral sands is, of course, the most popular.
- Blue Lagoon Island
The Blue Lagoon Island located in Nassau showcases dolphins that you can swim with, play with or ride. For the less courageous, there are docks where you can relax while watching these wonderful animals. You also get to enjoy the beautiful scenery this offers.
- Crystal Cay
This place is an aquarium and a zoo spanning the whole of New Providence Island. Here, you can view the fascinating animals either by going up the 100 feet high observation towers or go down a staircase for a view of the corals, tropical fishes, sponges and other marine life. You can reach this island through Nassau docks or through Arawak.
- Pirates of Nassau
Prepare to be enthralled and fascinated by the life of pirates in this venue located at the heart of downtown Nassau. Here, tourists are taken into an educational program that educates people about the life of pirates through interactive programs. This is a great way to get to know Bahamas’ culture more
|Memories Grand Bahama Beach Resort All-Inclusive||1 Sea Horse Lane, Freeport,Bahamas||+52 984 803 3576|
|Bell Channel Inn||Kings Road, Lucaya, King’s Rd, Lucaya 43817,Bahamas||+1 242-373-1053|
|Pelican Bay Hotel||Bell Channel Bay, Freeport,Bahamas||+1 242-373-9550|
|The Delphi Club||Rolling Harbour,Bahamas||+1 242-366-2222|
|Red Carpet Inn Nassau||E Bay St, Nassau,Bahamas||+1 242-393-7981|