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Paradise Island

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Atlantis Aquarium featuring a pool and marine life

Best known as the site of the Atlantis resort, this flashy island is a haven for visitors seeking good times and beautiful beaches.

Paradise Island is dominated by the large Atlantis resort, which includes an extravagant shopping mall, a casino and more than 40 dining venues. Many of the Atlantis’ facilities are open to non-guests, helping to make the resort a tourist attraction in its own right. If you’re looking for something more low-key, seek out the quieter beaches and gardens on this striking island.

It would be almost impossible to visit Paradise Island without checking out the Atlantis. Try your luck at the resort’s casino, with 75 gaming tables and 750 slot machines. It is open to non-guests. Dine at one of the resort’s extensive restaurants, join the guided “Discover Atlantis” tour to see some of its other impressive facilities or take one of the daily gaming lessons.

Head to the northern side of the island to visit Cabbage Beach, a 2-mile (3-kilometer) stretch of white sand bordered by sand dunes and casuarinas trees. Rent a Jet Ski to take out on the water or see the island from above on a parasailing excursion. To escape the crowds around the resort areas of the beach, walk west, where you can typically find more secluded stretches of sand.

See ships hauling in fresh fish and conch straight from the sea at Potter’s Cay, on the road beneath the Paradise Island bridges. Enjoy conch salad, pick up other fresh ingredients such as Bahamian peppers and herbs or buy empty conch shells as souvenirs.

Go for a stroll in Versailles Gardens, a lovely terraced lawn dotted with fountains and statues of famous figures. Although the garden is part of the One & Only Ocean Club, non-guests are welcome to visit after checking in at the security gate. At the top of the garden, find the beautiful Augustinian Cloister, the remains of a 12th-century stone monastery originally built in France, before being imported and rebuilt here.

Paradise Island is located just off Nassau’s north shore. Most visitors arrive in Nassau and then commute across to the island. Many hotels on the island offer airport transfers. Otherwise rent a car or take a taxi to get here.

Warwick Paradise Island- All Inclusive- Adults Only
Warwick Paradise Island- All Inclusive- Adults Only
4 out of 5
Harbour Drive, Paradise Island, New Providence
The price is $315 per night from Aug 16 to Aug 16
Situated on the waterfront, this all-inclusive property is within a 15-minute walk of Versailles Gardens and Cabbage Beach. Paradise Island Golf Club and Ocean ...
4/5Very Good! (1,101 reviews)
"The staff was very pleasant and very aware of providing a safe environment. Also the food was great!! In addition, the place provided activities and games."

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Warwick Paradise Island- All Inclusive- Adults Only
The Royal at Atlantis
The Royal at Atlantis
4 out of 5
Paradise Beach Drive, Paradise Island, New Providence
Located in Paradise Island, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course and within a 10-minute walk of Paradise Lagoon Beach South and Cabbage Beach. Versailles ...
4/5Very Good! (1,682 reviews)
"Loved Atlantis"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

The Royal at Atlantis
The Coral at Atlantis
The Coral at Atlantis
4 out of 5
One Casino Drive, Paradise Island, New Providence
Located in Paradise Island, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course and within 1 mi (2 km) of Paradise Lagoon Beach South, Cabbage Beach, and Versailles ...
3.8/5Good! (989 reviews)
"Great"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

The Coral at Atlantis
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Bay View Suites Paradise Island
Bay View Suites Paradise Island
3 out of 5
Bay View Drive, Harbour Ridge Road, Paradise Island, New Providence
The price is $110 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 21
Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Versailles Gardens and Cabbage Beach. Paradise Island Golf Club and Ocean Club Golf Course ...
3.9/5Very Good! (482 reviews)
"Very nice place to stay. They treat you like family and very close to everything."

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Bay View Suites Paradise Island
Sunrise Beach Club and Villas
Sunrise Beach Club and Villas
3.5 out of 5
Casino Drive, Paradise Island, New Providence
Nestled on the beach, this Paradise Island villa is within a 10-minute walk of Cabbage Beach and Versailles Gardens. Paradise Island Golf Club and Ocean Club ...
3.9/5Very Good! (123 reviews)
"I liked that my villa was directly in front of the pool, that the villa had a fenced courtyard. Access to the beach and the secondary pool was easy. The on site dinning option was fantastic. Everyone was friendly!"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

Sunrise Beach Club and Villas
Miramar Villa
Miramar Villa
3.5 out of 5
Casino Drive, Paradise Island
The price is $1,249 per night from Aug 10 to Aug 10
Nestled on the beach, this Paradise Island villa is within a 15-minute walk of Cabbage Beach and Versailles Gardens. Paradise Island Golf Club and Ocean Club ...
Miramar Villa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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