About Paradise Island, Bahamas

About Paradise Island, Bahamas
With crystal-blue oceans to dive into, beautiful wildlife to hike by and observe, and gleaming sands to relax upon, the Bahamas' Paradise Island provides vacationers a memorable and exciting spot to explore.

History

Paradise Island is part of Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas. Nassau was discovered in 1648, established as Charles Town in 1666, and given its name in 1695. English is the national language.

Culture

Paradise Island is alive with music. Influenced by West African dance music, Goombay and Junkanoo, the Island offers travelers amazing opportunities to join drum circles or simply enjoy the locals' performances.

Climate

The temperature remains warm and sunny throughout the year (averaging 70 to 90 degrees F). You will enjoy taking advantage of Paradise Island's many snorkeling, diving, hiking and scuba tours in this beautiful weather.

Water Sports

Consider visiting Aquaventure, a life-size replica of a Mayan temple which has a snorkeling center, rapids and mile-long river ride. Extra thrills are available through the Submersible Undersea Bubble experience, with snorkeling, kayaking and dolphin encounters.

Other Sports

Bring your clubs and racquets to take advantage of the Bahamas' beautiful areas for golfing and tennis (equipment may be provided; check with your hotel).

Article Written By Filonia LeChat

Fionia LeChat is a technical writer whose major skill sets include the MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher), Photoshop, Paint, desktop publishing, design and graphics. LeChat has a Master of Science in technical writing, a Master of Arts in public relations and communications and a Bachelor of Arts in writing/English.

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