Attractions in Little Abaco Island

Attractions in Little Abaco Island
Little Abaco Island is a small island located in the Bahamas. Located right next to Great Abaco Island, the third largest island in the Bahamas, it is a sparsely populated island with little to offer in hotels, restaurants and other signs of civilization. However, if it is isolation you are seeking, Little Abaco Island is the place to go. With Little Abaco Island and the rest of the Abaco Island chain making up the "Sailing Capital of the World," this mangrove-filled island has much to offer in terms of sailing, beach activities and nature observing.

Green Turtle Cay

Located less than five miles off of Little Abaco Island, Green Turtle Cay is the biggest town in the Little Abaco vicinity. This town is unique because it offers New England charm in a tropical location, complete with New England-style houses, marinas, shops and hotels. It is so small that people mostly get around this town by walking or driving golf carts. This town is accessible by water taxis. Furthermore, this is a great starting point for your sailing trip in the waters of Little Abaco Island.

Albert Lowe Museum

This museum recounts the more-than-200-year history of the outer Bahamas Islands. Located in a historic house in Green Turtle Cay, tourists will learn about the settlement of these islands during the 1700s as well as the role these islands have played during the 1800s, 1900s and the present. It is a great choice for history buffs visiting the Little Abaco area. Its hours are from 9 to 11:45 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Albert Lowe Museum

Sailing Options

Since Little Abaco Island is part of the "Sailing Capital of the World," coming to the Little Abaco Island area and not sailing is the same as going to Hawaii's North Shore and not surfing. Many sailing options can be found in Green Turtle Cay Club and Marina.

Green Turtle Club and Marina
Green Turtle Cay
Abaco, Bahamas Out Islands

Article Written By Andrew Kline

Based in San Diego, Andrew Kline writes articles based on his own perspective on life. His portfolio is quite diverse, including many different types of articles for various websites. Before receiving his B.A. in urban studies and planning from the University of California, San Diego, one of Kline's articles was featured in his department's class reader.

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