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This world-famous resort combines the mythical allure of Atlantis, the bewitching beauty of the Bahamas, a breathtaking array of facilities and non-stop entertainment.

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Located in one of Paradise Island’s beautiful sandy beaches, this former colonial estate has been transformed into a luxurious resort offering the finest services and excellent facilities.

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 This elegant historic hotel offers contemporary luxury and style and is the only beach-front hotel in central Nassau that has its own private beach.

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About the island

Situated on the northern fringes of the Caribbean Sea, The Bahamas is an archipelago comprising more than 700 islands and cays and displays a variety of natural habitats and unmatched beauty that is worth exploring. Most visitors are simply attracted to its world-class beaches, stunning coves and clear turquoise waters.

 Capital:

Nassau.

Population:

389,482.

Currency:

Bahamian Dollar (BSD) [1USD=1BSD]

Religion:

Christianity

Language:

English is the official language.

Drive-On:

Drives on the left-hand side of the road

History:

Recorded history began in 1492, when Christopher Columbus landed on the island of Guanahani, which he renamed San Salvador Island, on his first voyage to the New World. The earliest permanent European settlement was in 1648 on Eleuthera. During the 18th-century slave trade, many Africans were brought to the Bahamas as slaves to work unpaid. Their descendants now constitute 85% of the Bahamian population.

Attractions

Restaurants, Shopping, Water Activities and much more!

Getting Around

Car Rentals:

If you are looking to do a lot of sightseeing beyond your accommodations, renting a car will be a convenient and budget-friendly option in Nassau and Freeport. We recommend major car rental companies like Hertz, Budget, Avis and Dollar.

Domestic Flights:

Bahamas air operates few domestic routes. Several charter services also run inter-island flights.

Ferries:

Bahamas Ferries operates between Nassau, Harbour Island, Eleuthera, Exuma, Andros and Abaco.

Accessibility:

Available in Nassau.

Bike & Scooter Rentals:

Various companies offer bicycle, motorbike, and scooter rentals for half day, a day, or a week. Those who do not want to ride, can explore on the back of a rental scooter. Bicycle rentals are available in some smaller islands.

Taxis:

Licensed taxis are reliable and safe. The fares are regulated by the government. You can call various cab or driver companies from your hotel, restaurants, etc.

Public Transportation:

Local coaches operate on the bigger islands of the Bahamas. The smaller islands do not have public transportation.

 Getting There:

Major airports: Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport and Grand Bahama International Airport.Bahamas national airline is Bahamasair. Airlines operating direct flights from the USA to the Bahamas include Delta and JetBlue. Silver Airways connects Fort Lauderdale with Bimini. British Airways flies to Nassau from the UK.A large number of international cruise ships call at Nassau and Freeport. Various ferry operators run regular services between Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Freeport, Grand Bahama. There are services between Miami, Florida and Bimini. Travellers can also arrive by private boat to the Bahamas.

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