The Bahamas is an unrivaled island paradise with over 700 beautiful islands, year-long sunshine and clear blue skies and waters. Nassau, located in New Providence, is the capital of this exuberant island nation. An extremely sought-after destination, especially during the months of December through February, The Bahamas draws in tourists due to its year-round tropical climate, idyllic landscapes, charming architecture and pulsating nightlife.
There’s No Place like Nassau
Situated on the Bahamas’ 11th largest island, Nassau’s city center neighbors the iconic Paradise Island, accessible via Nassau Harbor toll bridges. A popular cruise ship stop, Nassau is a city known for its stunning white sand beaches, offshore coral reefs and British colonial, pastel-colored architecture. During the peak season summer months of December through February, this island resort sustains temperatures between 70°F (21°C) and 80°F (26°C) with minimal humidity. Pack your favorite lounge wear, swimwear, sandals and plenty of sunscreen to embrace the warmth of the island.
Swim & Snorkel…with Pigs!
An experience not to be missed is to swim with the pigs! Take a quick 25-minute boat ride from Nassau to the beautiful Rose Island for a full day Sandy Toes excursion that includes The Bahamas Swimming Pigs encounter, alongside access to the island, snorkeling and specialty dining. Visit the Atlantis Marine Habitat to see the world’s largest open-air marine habitat featuring 14 lagoons and over 50,000 aquatic animals that represent over 250 marine species.
Take a day to snorkel at Clifton Heritage Park and spot some underwater sculptures, or spend the afternoon to stroll through Montagu Beach that features the historic Fort Montagu and nearby Nassau Fish Market. Explore downtown Nassau by heading over to Bay Street, where visitors can get intimately acquainted with local island life or take in the charm of the historic neighborhoods. The most popular beach destinations include the sophisticated and refined Cable Beach, as well as fun and upbeat Junkanoo Beach.
Pass the Conch
For an authentic Bahamian culinary experience, Bahamian Cookin’ is must-try restaurant, known for its classic Bahamian dishes, like conch fritters and cracked lobster. For a laid-back, cozy meal in the heart of the city, Biggity provides a simple yet flavorful menu inside a chic boutique bistro, while Cleo Mediterraneo features elevated, tapas-style Mediterranean dishes perfect for sharing with your entire party.
Relax on Island Time
Transport yourself into luxury at The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, remarkable for its historic and romantic property stretching over a white sanded beach and a Versailles-inspired garden. Meanwhile, the classic and dynamic Atlantis Paradise Island has it all, from bars and restaurants to a waterpark, aquarium and casino. For an all-inclusive retreat, Meliá Nassau Beach is an exclusive resort set on seven acres of remarkable waterscape—including freshwater pools, flowing waterfalls and hydromassage whirlpools.
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