They reach only 206 ft at their highest; with a land area of little more than 5,000 square miles. But the 700 islands and cays of the Bahamas are not really about land – except, of course, for their fabulous beaches. Here it’s the sea that calls the tune and sets the style, amid islands scattered across 500 miles of the clearest waters in the world. They make an offer that no self-respecting watersports devotee could reasonably refuse.
Nassau, the cheerful little Bahamas capital, resides on New Providence Island, neighbour to Paradise Island. Together they offer a distinct blend of international glamour and tropical ease. Here you can happily do everything - or nothing!
Head for the water – where virtually every conceivable watersports theme is on offer, as well as power-boat trips to one of the Out Islands. This is the place to head for it you are looking for really exciting diving. Add to this the vibrant local culture and you have a holiday experience not to be missed. On land, Nassau, the capital of The Islands of the Bahamas and its thriving commercial centre, retains its colonial appeal. In the historic heart of Nassau, the British heritage is much in evidence in the pastel-coloured Georgian architecture and quaint wooded offices and shops scattered along lively Bay Street. Hire a horse-drawn surrey and take a leisurely tour of old Nassau while your driver regales you with the local lore.
Nightlife & Party with Locals
There’s no end to the after-hours options on Nassau and Paradise Islands – whether you want a sophisticated nightclub or big-time revues and shows, a jumpin’ dance club with disco and live action or a laid-back jazz. Then you can live dangerously at a choice of casinos: Paradise Island Casino (the Caribbean’s largest) and Crystal Palace Casino on Cable Beach.
World''s Best Scuba Dive Sites
Scuba diving here ranks with the best in the world, with beautiful coral reefs (where chances are you’ll meet turtles and stingrays) and wreck sites. The western end of Nassau/Paradise Island provides the most pristine waters, prolific with undersea life and amazing wrecks.
World Class Golf Courses
When you’re in the mood to tee up you’ll find irresistible greens for the taking on Nassau/Paradise Islands, where you can play eighteen holes ocean side at the One&Only Ocean Club Golf Course, or take in sweeping views of Cable Beach from the Radisson Cable Beach Golf Course.
The Atlantis Resort is one of the world’s top family resorts - almost a mini-Disneyland. A resort built on a truly spectacular scale featuring the world’s largest open-air aquarium, teeming with over 100 species of fish, unparalleled water rides, pools, beaches, and dolphin interaction. We promise you – the kids will love it.