The question is more “why wouldn’t you go?” with paradisiacal beaches, technicoloured flora and fauna and astonishing snorkelling opportunities.Grand Bahamahas been catering forcruisepassengers and weekend holiday makers for decades (the island is just 80km off the coast of the US) so also has drinking, dining and drollery down to an art form. While Freeport is closest to the harbour, there are limited sites on offer in the town so passengers usually head straight to Port Lucaya, the tourist hub of the island.
Looking to plan your next adventure? Here’s how to get to Nassau on a budget, along with where to stay and what to do.
According to Conde Nast, the Bahamas was among 2018’s must-visit destinations. If you’re considering a tropical vacation, why not Nassau, the Bahamian capital? It lies on the island of New Providence, with neighboring Paradise Island, which is accessible via Nassau Harbor bridges. A popular cruise ship stop, the city has a hilly landscape and is known for beaches as well as its offshore coral reefs, popular for diving and snorkeling. It retains many of its typical pastel-colored British colonial buildings, like the pink-hued Government House.
Everyone needs to visit Nassau at least once in their lifetime! The capital of the Bahamas is made up of vibrant culture, delicious, traditional cuisine and views that will take your breath away. This destination really is the definition of paradise. You’ll fall in love with the turquoise waters from the moment you step onto the beach. Whether you enjoy snorkeling through the colorful reefs or soaking up the sun on one of the white-sand beaches, you’ll never want this trip to end! One thing is for sure, it really is better in the Bahamas.