Activities on Paradise Island in the Bahamas

Activities on Paradise Island in the Bahamas
It's hard to believe this breathtaking island known now as Paradise Island was once called Hogg Island. Located in the Bahamas southeast of Miami and north of Cuba, Paradise Island definitely lives up to its name. Fill your days and nights with exciting activity or relaxation. Just imagine waking up in a true paradise every morning. A trip here is one you will not soon forget--Paradise Island and new adventures await you.

Aquaventure

Encompassing 141 acres of the famous Atlantis resort properties, Aquaventure is a must-do for all Paradise Island visitors. It is the biggest waterpark in the eastern hemisphere and you must plan more than one day to take in all it has to offer. Choose from over 18 different waterslides designed for all excitement levels and ages with some providing exhilarating, high intensity water adventures that include water surges, unprecedented special effects and rapids. Relax by or play in one of the 11 different pools spread throughout the flourishing tropical surroundings of the resort. Other highlights include two river rides--one tranquil (Lazy River) and one adventurous (The Current) and a one of a kind rock climbing expedition. Contact resort for pricing.

Aquaventure
Atlantis
Paradise Island, Bahamas
(242) 363-3000
atlantis.com

Seahorse Sailing Adventures

Discover the astonishing waters surrounding the island aboard a state-of-the-art catamaran. Select from the Seahorse I, II or III that are sailing vessels ranging from 53 feet to 65 feet in length that can easily and comfortably hold from 60 to 100 passengers each. Pick from custom charted trips, sunset cruises or snorkeling expeditions around the island. Snorkeling trips leave twice daily at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunset cruises are offered on Wednesday and Saturday at 5 p.m. for the same prices. Private charters vary depending on options selected.

Seahorse Sailing Adventures
Paradise Island Ferry Terminal
Paradise Island, Bahamas
(242) 363- 5507
(242) 363- 5510
seahorsesailingadventures.com

Ocean Club Golf Course

Play a round of golf with the breathtaking blue water and tropical surroundings as your backdrop. Located at the prestigious One & Only Ocean Club resort and designed by Tom Weiskopt, this 18-hole, par-72 course is comprised of more than 7,000 yards of the island peninsula. High quality rental clubs are available for this cart path only course that is open all year round. Play a round and you will soon understand why it has won numerous awards from many highly respected golfing and travel industry leaders. Be sure to check out the clubhouse and meet the on-site pro while you are there. Contact resort for pricing.

Ocean Club Golf Course
One & Only Ocean Club
Paradise Island, Bahamas
(242) 363 -- 2501
(242) 363 -- 2000
oneandonlyresorts.com

Article Written By Diane Dilov-Schultheis

Diane Dilov-Schultheis has been writing professionally since 2000. She is a food and travel writer who also specializes in gaming, satellites, RV repair, gardening, finances and electronics. She is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and has been published online at the Travel Channel and Intel.

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