Paradise Island

If high-rise hotels and glittering casinos are what you want, along with some of the best beaches in The Bahamas, there is no better choice than Paradise Island, directly off the coast of Nassau. It has the best food, the best entertainment, terrific beaches, casinos, and the best hotels. Its major drawbacks are that it\’s […]

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New Providence

Nassau, the Bahamas’ capital, is located on New Providence island, the centerpiece of this island vacation nation since the shipwrecking days of the pirate Blackbeard. Nassau is the busy hub of international commerce and finance, seat of government, most cosmopolitan city in the Bahama islands and a vibrant center for tourism as well as world-class […]

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Long Island

The appropriately named Long Island stretches for 93km (58 miles) and, despite a beautiful landscape – there are high cliffs in the north, wide shallow beaches, historic plantation ruins, and native caves – it has remained thoroughly off the beaten track. It’s not always easy to get here; there are two minor airports with arrivals […]

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Inagua

Set very close to the eastern tip of Cuba, Inagua Island is the most southerly island of The Bahamas and the third largest in the nation. Pink flamingos thrive here: For the serious bird-watcher, there is no place else like it in the Caribbean. A handful of no-frills inns provide accommodations. The Bahamas can be […]

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Harbour Island

Off the coast of Eleuthera, Harbour Island offers excellent hotels and food, picket fences, and pastel-colored houses that evoke Cape Cod. The beaches on Harbour Island are famed for their pink sand, tinted that color by crushed coral and shells. Another offshore island near Eleuthera, Spanish Wells has extremely limited accommodations, and the residents – […]

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