Explore Bahamian Islands
The Bahamas is an Independent state in the West Indies and a member of the Commonwealth. It consists of 700 islands and islets, 661 cays and 2,387 islets and located to the North of Cuba and Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic) and approximately 50 miles away from Florida, USA. It was in 1492 that Christopher Columbus first set foot on San Salvador.
The Bahamian climate is semi-tropical, it is because of the beautiful weather that many visit from around the world, the high season to visit is during the winter, when snowbirds are trying to escape the cold winter and make the Bahamas their winter haven. Due to its beautiful year round tropical climate and ease of access, the Bahamas has become a top destination for Tourism. Many important investors also come here because of the stable economy, government and tax laws. The Bahamas is considered one of the richest countries in the Americas.
Main Islands: Nassau and Grand Bahama
Nassau is the capital and most popular Bahamian Island. Nassau is located on the Northeast coast of the Island of New Providence. Nassau is considered one of the top destinations for tourism, with its tropical environment and its beautiful white sandy beaches with blue crystal clear water. However, you can also find yourself away from the hustle on the Out Islands, for example, the Biminis, secluded and away from the big crowds, a place where you sit back and relax and still have countless activities to enjoy.
The Out Islands are the hidden gems, perfect for that family getaway or honeymoon where you would rather enjoy a sense of relaxation away from the crowds while still enjoying of activities and places to visit. If you are looking to truly embrace the Bahamian Lifestyle, the out islands are your best option.
- The Biminis
- The Abacos
- Berry Islands
- Acklins/Crooked Islands
- Long Island
- Cat Island
- Rum Cay
- San Salvador
- Ragged Island
Bahamians take great pride of their rich culture and history. The music is reminiscent of the rich history that this Island transpires. The population is predominantly of African origin, followed by European origins. A true representation of this beautiful culture is the The Yunkanoo, Bahamian own carnival, a celebration of their history. A Bahamian celebration in which its music, dancing and colorful costumes prevails to represent the culture. The Yunkanoo is similar to the New Orleans Mardi Gras and Rio de Janeiro’s Carnaval.
Bahamians have a great attitude with welcoming hearts and are always willing to make your stay at the Bahamas a fun filled everlasting experience.