Are you looking for somewhere to go on vacation or an extraordinary place to mark a milestone in your life? Or a distinct place that offers a wonderful experience and a sense of belonging? Well, look no further. Bahamas is the place to be.
The Bahamas is an archipelago of 700 islands and 2500 islets and numerous caves.It's one of the favorite tourist destinations across the Atlantic. Each of the inhabited islands offers a unique personality. The islands are scattered in over 90 000 sq. miles of ocean, providing a variety of terrain and weather. It has so much to offer that even those with the travelling bug can take several months to explore. It has a tropical climate without a winter It’s a beautiful country with a rich history that awes both scientists and travelers alike.
Nassau is the country’s capital city, but since the majority of the Bahamian population lives in New Providence, most of the commercial activity is centered here. Investors have forked millions of dollars in posh hotels and luxury villas especially in areas of Cable Beach and Paradise Island.
Grand Bahama is one area that offers plenty for nature lovers. There’s eco-adventure, snorkelling, kayaking, jet skiing, kite boarding and regattas.
Abaco Islands which lies less than 200 miles east of Palm Beach are renowned for their stellar beaches, deep blue waters and reefs that offer spectacular views. The beaches offer scenic views suitable for family relaxation and picnics. There are also cruise ships that are ever engulfed in a carnival mood.
The Out Islands lie 50 miles off the tip of Florida. It is home to native colony ruins. It also has amazing resorts that offer private beaches, exclusive to their guests.
For nature lovers, there’s a diverse range to explore e.g. large barrier reefs, colonies of pink flamingos and the Andros iguana. There are heritage sites and museums too, caves and off-road adventures. If you are into fishing, be ready to have a thrilling angling experience. For getaways such as weddings, honeymoons or romantic experience, the Bahamas will definitely offer an unforgettable experience.
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