Top Destinations in the Bahamas

The Bahamas is not only one of the top cruise destinations in the world but also one of the most popular vacation spots in the Caribbean for a beach vacation.

If you’re wondering where to go in the Bahamas, we’ve compiled a nice list with the best destinations in Bahamas:

Nassau

Nassau is the heart of the Bahamas and it’s no doubt one of the top destinations in the Bahamas to enjoy a fun vacation with the family.

There are lots to see and do in Nassau such as shopping for Androsia Batik fabrics and buying local goods such as coach handbags and ceramics from the Straw Market, which is the biggest open-air market in the Bahamas.

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Nassau is also a great place for sightseeing as it boasts a handful of historical sites such as the Queen’s Staircase, Christopher Columbus monument and ancient caves.


Besides shopping and checking out historical sites, Nassau is one of the best places in the Bahamas for enjoying fun activities such as swimming with dolphins (in the Blue Lagoon), segway rides, and half-day catamaran excursions.

Bimini Island

Bimini Island is one of the smallest of the Bahamas islands, though when it comes to a relaxing vacation Bimini Island has to be one of the top destinations in the Bahamas!

The Bimini island is a great retreat for a quite beach vacation with the family, as well as a popular spot for reef snorkeling and sport fishing.

Bimini island is fairly secluded place but it's easily accessible by boat or small plane so it’s worth visiting the island for a couple days, if just to soak in a bit of paradise.

Andros Island

Andros Island is without a doubt, one of the top destinations in the Bahamas for ecotourism activities such as trekking, wildlife viewing, and cave diving.

In fact, Andros Island is one of the best diving destinations in the world as it boasts the largest and most stunning barrier reefs in the world.

If you are planning a diving vacation in the Bahamas, Andros Island is definitely the best place to be as there are many tour operators offering diving lessons, wreck diving and guided scuba diving tours to Andros' barrier reef and blue holes.

By the way, Andros Island is also home to the Androsia Batik Factory where the famous Androsia fabrics are made, so be sure to pass by to enjoy an interesting factory tour at Fresh Creek, and purchase personalized Androsia fabrics.

Freeport

Freeport is without a doubt, one of the top destinations in the Bahamas and one of the best places in the Bahamas to enjoy a fun and exciting vacation.

Freeport boasts casinos, golf courses and great hotel resorts such as the Old Bahama Bay, The Sheraton, the Westing and pelican Bay.

Freeport is also a great place to base a vacation in the Bahamas as there are plenty of tour operators offering cave and kayaking tours to nearby Lucayan national park.

From Freeport you'll be able to also book fun jeep safari tours that will take you to Grand Bahamas’ famous blue holes, and other top attractions such as the Garden of the Groves where you can enjoy a relaxing afternoon viewing plants and wildlife.

Lucayan National Park

Lucayan National Park is about 15 miles from Freeport and it’s without a doubt, one of the top destinations in the Bahamas for outdoor activities such as cave diving, bird spotting, cave tours, guided nature walks, kayaking and snorkeling.

In Lucayan National Park, you’ll also be able to enjoy a bit of swimming and relaxing as the park is home great beaches such as Gold Rock beach, which is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean.

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