Newcomers to The Islands of The Bahamas quickly realize that they have stumbled upon not one, but many destinations. The Bahamas, a wide-spread archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean lie only 50 miles off the Florida coast and Cuba, far closer than any destination in the Caribbean, includes over 2000 islands and cays (pronounced “keys”) and hidden coves.
The Bahamas offers 500 miles of pristine islands – you might begin in Nassau where you can shop, golf and experience a wide variety of cuisine, and then cruise to your choice of islands that offer tranquility, relaxation, diving, water sports and seclusion. You need look no further.The coastal waters of the Bahamas were made for these underwater activities. You can view an amazing selection of aquatic life up close and personal while enjoying the ocean’s beautiful array of colors.
Theo’s Wreck. It’s one of the most popular diving attractions in all of the Bahamas. This 23-foot shipwreck rests on the ocean floor and serves as a truly unique diving destination. Vacationers can experience the ocean in a whole new way when they visit the wildlife in and around Theo’s.
A day at the beach. The Bahamas have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Spend a day in Freeport doing absolutely nothing but lounging on the beach and soaking up the sun.
Lucayan National Park. Once you’ve had your fill of water activities, you can head over to this breathtaking national park. It has tons of trails and walkways that intersect with large caves, swamps and an isolated beach. Make sure you give yourself plenty of time to explore, because once you arrive you won’t want to leave.
To the north of the Biminis, Grand Bahama Island is a utopia for water-sports enthusiasts with its bustling cities of Freeport and Lucaya offering a host of exhilarating outdoor activities. The east coast of Grand Bahama has vast expanses of beautiful, isolated beaches and mysterious, submerged caves to explore.