Abacos island

 

     WELCOME TO THE

ABACOS

The Boating Capital of

THE BAHAMAS

The Abacos island chain is a boating, fishing, and sailing paradise. But it’s not just the sea that attracts travellers from around the world. Those who prefer to explore by land will find charming colonial towns, championship golf courses, and countless hotels, restaurants, and bars.

 

THE LAY OF THE LAND

This chain of islands and cays, divided loosely into North, Central and South Abaco, spans 120 miles. Savvy travellers know that to truly experience The Abacos, you must venture beyond one island.

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A Place Where Artists Gather

Tucked away at the end of a winding unpaved road in Great Abaco is the creative world of the Johnston Art Foundry
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The Fight For The Big Catch

it's Fishaing for the big catch and the stake are high it's a compotation against the world's best with grand price on the line - a blue marine
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The Last Light Of Its Kind

The Abaco Islands consist of limestone with some elevation and are protected on the ocean side by the third-largest barrier reef in the world. The cays are primarily green with mangroves and white-sand beaches.
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Enduring Beauty

The Abaco Islands lie in the northern Bahamas. The main islands are Great Abaco and Little Abaco. There are several smaller barrier cays, of which the northernmost are Walker's Cay and its sister island Grand Cay.

Island Resorts & Retreats

Where To Stay

As unique and diverse as the island itself, accommodations in The Abacos include beachfront bungalows, luxury villas, and four-star boutique hotels.

The Highlights

New England Flair

The Highlights

Boating Epicenter

The Abaco Islands lie in the northern Bahamas. The main islands are Great Abaco and Little Abaco. There are several smaller barrier cays, of which the northernmost are Walker’s Cay and its sister island Grand Cay. To the south, the next inhabited islands are Spanish Cay and Green Turtle Cay, with its settlement of New Plymouth, Great Guana Cay, private Scotland Cay, Man-O-War Cay, and Elbow Cay, with its settlement of Hope Town. Southernmost are Tilloo Cay and Lubbers Quarters. Another of note off Abaco’s western shore is Gorda Cay, now a Disney-

On the Big Island of Abaco is Marsh Harbour, the Abacos’ commercial hub and the Bahamas’ third largest city, plus the resort area of Treasure Cay. Both have airports. A few mainland settlements of significance are Coopers Town and Fox Town in the north and Cherokee and Sandy Point in the south.[2] Administratively, the Abaco Islands constitute seven of the 31 Local Government Districts of the BahamasGrand CayNorth AbacoGreen Turtle CayCentral AbacoSouth AbacoMoore’s Island, and Hope Town.

Things To Do

Haul In A prized Predater

As you may know, I am the tournament director of the Custom Shootout and Skip’s Tournaments billfish tournaments. After many years of being involved in tournaments all over the world, I feel I have gained enough experience to venture out and develop yet another unique event, the Outboard Shootout tournament.

Join Members of the Battle Ground Bahamas Yellowfin Tuna Fishing Tournament for a second year, June 2-4, 2022, for two days of fishing on Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas.

Whether you’re a first-timer casting a line from a pier or a deep-sea fanatic eager to beat one of over 50 world records set here, The Bahamas is the ultimate fishing destination. The surrounding waters are bountiful, with everything from prized marlin to elusive bonefish, and 16 islands offer countless experiences.

Fresh Island Flavours

Drinks & Dining

From no-frills to fine dining, it’s easy to eat (and drink) well in The Abacos. After all, The Bahamas’ most famous drink, the Goombay Smash, was invented here.

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