Welcome to the Bahamas, the land of beaches!
Do you think the Bahamas is the land of beaches? Of course it is. The Bahamas, an English-speaking nation in the Caribbean Sea, is the only country in the Americas that has 700 islands and 2,300 rocky islets and reefs, but thanks to this it has more beaches and natural pools than the Dominican Republic, Portugal, France and others. nations.
This country –which preserves 30% of its territory intact– has many of the most beautiful beaches in the world, with several world-class resorts, water parks and shopping centers — millions of dollars have been spent in recent decades in reform the country’s tourism industry. It is certainly a unique place on the planet.
The nation remains one of the two richest countries in the Caribbean, even ahead of Cuba and Puerto Rico. The country’s per capita income of $20,000 is $3,500 more than Spain’s. In this context, it offers tourists all the magic of its land, traditions and people.
Approximately six million foreign visitors come to the Bahamas annually. Citizens of the United States do not need a visa.
This country is also known as the “fishing capital of the world”. These islands attract fishing enthusiasts from America and around the world. Many world fishing records have been set in the Bahamas since 1940. On May 5, 1998, Richard Evans caught a large dolphin, the best dolphin catch in recent years.
It’s no wonder why today’s tourists love the Bahamas or why the makers of movies like “Flipper’s New Adventure” (1964), “Around the World Under the Sea” (1966), “Day of the Dolphin” ( 1973), “For Your Eyes Only” (1981), “Cocoon” (1985), “Flipper” (1996) and “Casino Royale” (2006) chose to shoot their films on the island.
Nassau, the pearl of the Caribbean
Nassau, the national capital, is one of the most exciting and “most visited” places in the Caribbean, where you can find something for everyone, from amazing beaches, yacht vacations, friendly people and restaurants to golf and tennis. It is a tropical paradise located just 80 km south of Florida. It has acquired the commercial aura of such popular international resorts as Honolulu, Tahiti and Cannes.
Nassau’s avenues are lined with elegant palm trees, gardens, shops, cafes, pubs, and modern office buildings. At Nassau’s best restaurants, visitors can enjoy seafood from many parts of the world.
Nassau, located on Providence Island, is a multicultural city known for its vibrant nightlife.
and hospitality, where whites, mestizos and blacks from all social strata, men and women of all ages coexist in total harmony.
This metropolis is also home to many of the most incredible resorts in the world. These resorts have been visited by famous people such as Princess Diana, Matt Damon, Dayana Mendoza, Andy Garcia and Mariah Carey. The resorts are surrounded by some of the most beautiful beaches in the world: crystal clear tropical vegetation and white sand. Each resort is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the many options of water sports and other traditional sports. And all this with a great advantage: a few kilometers from the Nassau International Airport (considered among the best in America).
Los Abacos – Passion for water sports
Famous for the jewel-like colors of its sea, it offers perfect conditions for water sports, making it a fascinating destination for visitors. In Ábacos, for example, you can see many people going to the beach. They all share the passion of the country: sailing.
The people of the Abacos are proud that their island is home to famous sailors, including Percival Knowles, Godfrey Kelly, Basic Kelly, Robert Eardles, Kenneth Albury, Sloan Farrington, Cecil Cooke and Durward Knowles (who won a gold medal at the 1964). Summer Olympics in Asia). These sailors helped make Abacos one of the most famous Marines in the world.
In Marsh Harbour, one of the main places in this tropical paradise, there are excellent mariners. It is a perfect place for lovers of water sports! In addition to offering excellent marinas, Marsh Harbor has trendy shops, seafood restaurants, and cultural centers.
The Island of the Blue Lagoon – The Kingdom of the Dolphins.
If you like marine mammals, visit the Blue Lagoon, a scientific and recreational beach vacation. This place is world famous for its dolphins, one of the most intelligent mammals on Earth. Now it is one of the biggest attractions in the country, and every year millions of thousands of people come to swim and play with the dolphins, an intimate contact with marine nature.
There are many water sports facilities, shops, cafes, bars and exotic restaurants here where you can relax. This place is recommended for children.
Paradise Island – A vacation spot
Spectacular beaches, balmy weather, amazing hotels, and clean restaurants make Paradise Island (it’s close to the capital city of the Bahamas) one of the Caribbean’s favorite year-round spots. The island is generally considered the most beautiful scenery in all of the Bahamas.
This island, whose beauty makes it seem like a miniature Hawaii, also offers many opportunities for water sports. Many beaches are excellent for snorkeling, diving (a favorite outdoor activity), swimming, and fishing. The island also has excellent cafes, souvenir shops, and restaurants. There are many restaurants serving high quality international cuisine.
Grand Bahama Island – The Modern Tropical Garden
Everything you can imagine can become an adventure on this magical island. There are so many beautiful landscapes to see: beautiful beaches, ecological sites and tropical gardens. One of the largest underwater cave systems in the world is located within the island. This ecological site has been declared a national heritage. The island’s salty waters are also home to fascinating fish, birds and plants.
The island has one of the most modern and advanced resorts -built in the Hawaiian style- in the Caribbean, located between impressive beaches and exotic gardens, where you can practice water sports or stroll through the shops. In this environment, you will find the terribly nice people in all those places.
Without a doubt, it really is one of the most beautiful islands in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.
San Salvador: a world famous landmark
If you like historical sites, visit San Salvador, a beautiful old coastal town, with a rich history, stunning beaches and street markets. It is almost 520 years old.
Christopher Columbus first set foot in the New World in San Salvador in October 1492. Today, one of the oldest on the island, it is a national historic site and open-air museum. The island has at least four monuments in honor of Christopher Columbus. The monuments are the most photographed places on the island. San Salvador is also home to the typical fauna of the region.
Andros Island: an exceptional natural area
Island of beautiful landscapes, secluded beaches, tasteful food and wonderful weather. It has one of the largest barrier reefs on the planet, one of the natural wonders of the Caribbean and one of the most beautiful national parks in the country. The whole island is really buzzing right now.