Explore   Bahamas

BAHAMAS​

The Bahamas lie 50 miles off the coast of Miami. A cluster of alluring islands famous for swimming pigs, lagoon waters and more recently a very controversial Netflix program 'Fyre', and an absolute must see. 

The 700 islands and cays range from uninhabited to packed with resorts. The Northernmost, Grand Bahama, and Paradise Island, home to many large scale hotels, are among the best known. 

Visa

No

Currency

Bahamian Dollar $

Injections

No

Key information

Currency

The official currency for The Bahamas is the Bahamian Dollar. The $ symbol is used and B$ is used to distinguis it from the other Dollar currencies. US Dollars can also be used on the islands. 

Visa

Tourists are issued a 30 day travel visa upon arrival.

Best time to travel

Peak season and the most expensive time to travel is April to June . Hurricanes threaten the islands from June to November and you can get some great deals during this period. (Please note some of the smaller islands close to tourists August to November 

Average temperatures

Temperatures in The Bahamas range from 27 degrees to 32 degrees in the summer months and 21 degrees to 27 degrees in the winter months . Wet season runs from June to November with the wettest months being October and June

Child friendly rating

Very child friendly

10/10

Jabs

No vaccinations are needed to travel 

Typical itinerary: 

Day 1


Take a taxi from the hotel and head down main street and to the famous Straw Market and explore the island




Day 2 - Pig Beach


Take a trip to Pig Beach (Big Major Cay) Ok so its why you've gone to the Bahamas right? And you won't be disappointed There are 3 ways to see these lovely animals listed in my reviews below. Please note that if you're on a cruise stop over you will not have time for the Pig beach experience.




Day 3 - Paradise Island


Relax on Paradise Island . Whether you're wanting to shop, dine, chance your luck on the casino, dance at the hottest beach party or take the leap of faith at the Atlantis water Park this is a great day out.




Day 4 - Rose Island


Hire a boat and take a day trip to Rose Island. Cruise to the pristine Rose Island on a half - day excursion. Enjoy a cocktail onboard your boat , snorkel over coral reefs , and explore the island by foot before indulging in a delicious buffet style lunch. Prices from £115 pp




Day 5 - Island hop


With so may beautiful islands why not split your holiday and hop over to the beautiful Harbour Island for a few nights . Flights go daily from nassau to north Elthuthra. Take in the beautiful views on this 15 minute plane ride Ride bareback along the beach and relax on the Bahamas only pink sand beach .




Day 6 - Exumas


Explore the beautiful islands of the Exumas by boat Swim with the turtles and swim for starfish Collect conch shells from conch island and take in the wonders of millionaires sand bar ( private boat tours £500 per boat for half a day )




Day 7


Hire a golf buggy and explore the island before flying back to the mainland





Where to stay 

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