The Bahamas Archipelago is home to the most prolific waters on our planet, ideal for snorkeling, diving, fishing and sailing. Boasting a subtropical climate and pristine waters, the primary islands offer a nice variety lodges and waterfront resorts. Following are thumbnail descriptions of many popular destinations where visitors will find excellent accommodations and a full calendar of exciting activities.
In the northern waters you’ll find one of the most famous of all Bahamian islands, Bimini. Hemingway made this place legendary years ago and it is still a favorite haunt for sport fishing. Today’s visitors love the mix of history, contemporary resorts and the year-round opportunity of a world-record catch. Only 50 miles east of Miami, the quaint island attracts savvy divers and anglers of all ages. Fishing here is not only spectacular, it can be record-setting. Modern resorts and quaint island-style accommodations are found on both North and South Bimini. Perhaps the best known of all is the famed Bimini Big Game Club. The club is rich in history and well-known for its accommodations, full-service marina, and excellent food.
Grand Bahama is a large well-developed island with an impressive new international airport, casino gambling, duty-free shopping and several nice hotels and resorts.
Adventure seekers enjoy excellent bone fishing on the expansive flats, and exciting offshore fishing along the southern shore for marlin and sailfish. Dolphin, grouper and snapper are caught year around. Divers and snorkelers will love a day at UNEXSO, the water-sports center well known for its dive center and daily encounters with wild dolphins.