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    Pocket Guide: Bahamas

    When you’re craving tropical weather, scenic coastlines, and sea breezes, plan your next vacation in the Bahamas. This island oasis is picturesque both above and below the sea, as it boasts palm-tree lined beaches and colorful barrier reefs. Book a trip to the Bahamas for a vacation filled with relaxation and adventure.

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    Geography

    The Bahamas are located north of Cuba and southeast of the Florida Keys in the Atlantic Ocean. They include a string of more than 1,000 islands and cays, which are surrounded by crystal-clear water. The Bahamas are also home to the third-longest barrier reef in the world along with the longest underwater cave, Lucayan National Park.

    Best and Worst Times to Visit

    When it comes to deciding on when to visit, it’s more about your preference and less about the weather. On one hand, the high season runs from December to April and there’s hardly a rainy day. Temperatures linger around 75 and 85 degrees F during this period, but with this heavenly weather comes the crowds. Tourists swarm the islands during this time, causing rates to increase.

    On the other hand, there’s the off-season. This period lasts from April to December, and it sees temperatures in the 70s and 80s F. It does tend to be slightly rainier, especially with hurricane season rolling through in June. However, if you’re willing to deal with a little rain, you won’t have to cope with the crowds or high prices.

    Lodging

    Whether you’re celebrating your honeymoon or traveling with your whole family, you’ll discover the perfect lodging for the occasion right here with Expedia.com. Bahamas resorts are a great option when you’re looking for an all-inclusive feel. Many of the resorts are on the larger side and provide all the amenities you need right at your fingertips. Find resorts in the Bahamas with pools, restaurants, beach access, and even water-sport rentals.

    There are plenty of no-frill options, too. When you’re just looking for a place to rest your head before heading out to explore the islands, check out our selection of hotels in the Bahamas. These places are in the heart of all the action, but they also provide convenient amenities, such as meeting rooms, fitness centers, and complimentary breakfasts.

    Things to Do

    First and foremost, go to the beach. White sand and the clearest water make the coast a picture-perfect destination. If you’re looking for you own deserted island, venture to one of the more secluded beaches. Coco Plum Beach and Big Farmer's Cay Sand Bar have reputations for being quiet and tranquil shorelines, where you can find some serenity under a palm tree, without fighting the crowds. When it comes to making a splash, jet ski or parasail around Harbour Island, snorkel around the Rose Island Reef, or scuba dive in the Exumas Cays Land and Sea Park.

    If you’d rather stay on dry land, check out the various ecotours. Meet up with travel guides or forge the way on your own. Visit Lucayan National Park, where you can go deep into the caves that were once home to the Arawak Indians, and horseback ride through endangered pine forests to the top of Grand Bahama Island. Marvel at the eclectic variety of birds at the Garden of the Groves, and hike around the 99-acre Rand Memorial Nature Centre to see the tropical flora and fauna.

    While the Bahamas’ paradise-like scenery offers more than enough to keep you entertained, take the time to appreciate some of the islands’ history. Visit Cat Island and San Salvador Island, both of which claim to be Christopher Columbus’ first stop in the New World. Controversy aside, discover the archeology sites and 1861 shipwreck location on San Salvador, and visit the 18th-century plantations on Cat Island. And if you’re in Nassau, find your way over to the Queen’s Staircase, which is a 65-step stairway made of limestone in the late 1700s. After exploring the area, rest up at one of the top hotels in Nassau before continuing your adventures.

    Culture

    From the arts to the music, culture is bright and vibrant on the islands. The sounds of African beats, Caribbean calypso, and goombay fill the streets of the Bahamas. Goombay is a style of music that dates back to the slavery period, when drums were made from goatskin. The Junkanoo parade is perhaps the best representation of Bahamian music, dance, and art all in one place. During this massive procession, dance troupes decked out in elaborate costumes perform routines to live music in the streets. Due to popular demand, the colorful festival now occurs several times a year.

    The Fox Hill Day Festival is another one of the largest celebrations in the Bahamas. A freedom festival, this event commemorates the abolition of slavery. During the second weekend of August, Fox Hill Village in Nassau becomes a lively carnival with Bahamian foods, songs, and dances.

    The Pineapple Festival is another much anticipated event in the Bahamas. As the name suggests, the festival celebrates pineapple farming. Every year, the town of Eleuthera becomes a pineapple bonanza, with everything from a Little Miss Pineapple Pageant to fruit-themed eating contests.

    Food

    Much of the Bahamian diet focuses around seafood. Conch, the white meat of a mollusk, is the national food and is incorporated into a number of dishes, including soups and salads. The meat is also used to make conch fritters and cracked conch. Locals also pair peas ’n’ rice with a number of meals, including stew or boiled fish. Furthermore, the islands take their cocktail concoctions seriously. They’re known for creating the Bahama Mama, Goombay Smash, and the Yellowbird, all of which incorporate rum and sweet fruit, like pineapple juice.

    Here at Expedia.com, we offer a sweet selection of cheap deals on Bahamas hotels and resorts, which are sure to match up with all your preferences and price range. Bundle your vacation package with flights to Bahamas and save up to $570. Make reservations today and get ready to splash into the world’s clearest waters.

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    Hotels in Nassau

    Breezes Resort Bahamas All Inclusive - Nassau Hotels
    Rating: 3.0 Stars

    Breezes Resort Bahamas All Inclusive

    West Bay Street, Nassau - Map
     
     
    "Beautiful Setting, Nice people..."
    A special shout out to Lakisha and Michele at the pool bar but all the staff were friendly and responsive. The setting is awesome the beach is great - so much so that I never made it into the pool (hot tub excepted).
    Traveller from Detroit
    This activity-packed resort stands along the white sands of Cable Beach, across from the Cable Beach Golf Club; Ardastra …More
    The Reef Atlantis, Autograph Collection - Paradise Island Hotels
    Rating: 4.5 Stars

    The Reef Atlantis, Autograph Collection

    Paradise Beach Drive, Paradise Island - Map
     
     
    "Very nice accommodation. "
    I just returned from a stay at The Reef. I was overall very pleased with the hotel room itself. If you must go to Atlantis it's the best place to stay. A few things to know. I stAyed in a studio suite and the kitchen area is very small. Ok for making coffee or a snack but it's really too small to make a meal. Although, we heated up several leftovers for lunch in the microwave...You will be eating leftovers once you see your restaurant bill at any of the Atlantis restaurants!! Another point to know is that there is no restaurant there for breakfast. Call me crazy, but isn't that what vacation is all about? Starting the day with a bagel from Starbucks, which is located in the lobby gets old! Besides that, the Starbucks line was always miles long!!! The pool area offers no drink or food service. another negative for me. You can get up and order a drinks and food at a quick service bar but again, isn't this what vacation is all about?? At these prices I expect more conveniences.
    Traveller from NJ
    The Reef Atlantis, located directly on a white-sand beach, is close to numerous attractions including Atlantis Aquarium …More
    British Colonial Hilton - Nassau - Nassau Hotels
    Rating: 4.0 Stars

    British Colonial Hilton - Nassau

    Number One Bay St, Nassau - Map
     
     
    "An excellent place to relax."
    The hotel was such a wonderful place to relax. It was very laid back. The private beach was peaceful.
    Traveller from Kentucky
    Serving as the island's social and business hub, the 288-room beachfront hotel is across from the Straw Market and 5 blocks …More

    Hotels in Freeport

    Pelican Bay Resort at Lucaya - Freeport Hotels
    Rating: 4.0 Stars

    Pelican Bay Resort at Lucaya

    Sea Horse Road at Port Lucaya, Freeport - Map
     
     
    I loved it here. Great place to stay! Staff is very friendly the room was very comfortable!!! I loved everything about it!
    A Traveller
    Adjacent to Port Lucaya Marketplace, this resort occupies a promontory jutting into Bell Channel Bay, a narrow waterway near …More
    Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Resort - All Inclusive - Freeport Hotels
    Rating: 3.0 Stars
    $304

    Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Resort - All Inclusive

    Doubloon Road And Churchill Dr, Freeport - Map
     
     
    "Upbeat, EXCELLENT resort!!"
    From the room service (Eric) to the amazing activity coordinator staff (Momma), EVERYTHING was awesome!! The Scuba Diving staff (Sean & Miguel) were the BEST! Very knowledgeable and overall beyond extremely satisfied with the shark dive and snorkeling trips! We WILL be back!
    Traveller from SA TX
    Located on the south coast of Grand Bahama Island, this All Inclusive 23-acre resort faces a 1,200-foot white sand beach …More
    Grand Lucayan - Freeport Hotels
    Rating: 4.0 Stars

    Grand Lucayan

    Sea Horse Lane, Freeport - Map
     
     
    "Lanai Suites"
    Have a wonderful stay , room was great ! Ocean front with private stairs to beach. Only thing if you are short the bed is really high , my friend had a good laugh watching me try to get in bed.😃
    Traveller from S
    Grand Lucayan is situated on a south-shore beach, just 15 minutes from the airport and across the street from Port Lucaya …More

    Hotels in The Exumas

    Grand Isle Resort and Spa - Rokers Point Hotels
    Rating: 4.0 Stars

    Grand Isle Resort and Spa

    Emerald Bay, Rokers Point - Map
     
     
    "Great hotel, great amenities. Top notch!"
    I would with no hesitancy, return to this hotel. It's located in paradise and it has quite a few amenities. It will be my only stop for a future beach vacation.
    Traveller from atlanta, ga
    This Emerald Bay resort is on the beach, 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Emerald Bay Beach, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Hoopers Bay and …More
    Hideaways at Palm Bay - George Town Hotels
    Rating: 3.0 Stars

    Hideaways at Palm Bay

    Jolly Hall at Queens Highway, George Town - Map
     
     
    Had a great stay, staff and owners were great. The view was the greatest, the prettiest beach in Bahamas was just a couple hundred yards from us. Will be back!
    A Traveller
    Nestled on the beach, this George Town hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Palm Bay Beach, Exuma Beach, and Hoopers Bay. Emerald …More
    Sandals Emerald Bay Great Exuma - All Inclusive - Rokers Point Hotels
    Rating: 5.0 Stars

    Sandals Emerald Bay Great Exuma - All Inclusive

    Queen's Highway, Emerald Bay, Rokers Point - Map
     
     
    "Fantastic place to do nothing but relax"
    We stayed at this Sandals resort for the last 3 days of our holidays in the Bahamas. It was our first time at a Sandals resort. Overall, we had a fantastic time there. The only negative thing I have to say is that certain staff should be reminded to be more considerate and not allowing doors to slam. There was a supplies room on the floor below us, adjacent to our bedroom. We could hear staff entering the room and allowing the door to slam shut at all hours of the day & night.
    Traveller from Calgary
    Set along a pristine, white sand beach, among 500 acres of tropical gardens, the all inclusive resort makes the most of its …More