Fall in love with The Islands Of The Bahamas. With 16 main islands to choose from and hundreds more islands, islets and cays, there’s no shortage of special locations for your wedding and honeymoon.
Wander hand in hand along miles of pink sand beaches on one of the Out Islands, such as Eleuthera & Harbour Island or Cat Island, before retreating to an exquisite waterside cottage.
The islands of Andros, The Exumas and The Abacos have some delightful boutique hotels, often with their own little spa, and can be reached by inter-island flights and even sea-planes that can land at the shore. Check into one of the luxurious resorts in the capital Nassau, nearby Paradise Island or Grand Bahama Island which boast some of the world’s most glamorous casinos, restaurants and spas, you can live the high life by the beach. New to Nassau are three revered hotel brands, Grand Hyatt, SLS and Rosewood, sharing not only the prime location of the white sands of Cable Beach on New Providence, but also the vast range of facilities that make up the new resort of Baha Mar. The Caribbean’s largest casino and Nassau’s first rooftop lounge are to be found here. bahamar.com The Cove at Atlantis on Paradise Island continues to evolve with sumptuous new suites and pool cabanas atlantisbahamas.com/rooms/thecoveatlantis
The popular adults-only all-inclusive, Warwick Paradise Island, offers spacious rooms overlooking the harbour and its Amber Spa an exclusive couple’s suite with whirlpool spa warwickhotels.com/paradise-island-bahamas
Surrounded by the clearest crystal ocean the watersports are, naturally, second to none, with magnificent snorkelling, diving, sailing and fishing. Calm waters are ideal for paddling a kayak made for two. Determined to take that special selfie with the famous swimming pigs? Find them in The Exumas, Rose Island off Nassau, The Abacos and Spanish Wells, Eleuthera. See harboursafaris.com or exumawatertours.com
No visit to the islands would be complete without tasting some of the local seafood and fish dishes such as a spicy conch salad or grilled grouper served with fresh coleslaw and rice ‘n’ peas, maybe followed by a guava duff – the Bahamian version of jam roly-poly pudding. Ideal preparation for a night of entertainment or simply gazing at the stars where they seem so much bigger in the clear bright night skies.
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