Best Things to Do in the Bahamas

Best Things to Do in the Bahamas
The Bahamas covers an area of more than 100,000 square miles and consists of 700 islands. Situated only 50 miles east of the Florida coastline, the Bahamas is the closest Caribbean destination to the United States. The Bahamas can offer an unforgettable beach/resort adventure.

Hang Out in Paradise

The Atlantis is located on Paradise Island and offers an amazing array of things to do. Spend time at Dolphin Cay interacting with dolphins, sea lions and mantas. Explore Aqauventure, the largest eastern hemisphere water park that covers 141 acres and has 11 different pools, 18 water slides, 2 river rides and rock climbing. Other water activities at Atlantis consist of snorkeling, scuba, snuba (uncertified scuba trips), shark adventures, 20 diverse pools, a 7-acre lagoon, paddle boats and white sandy beaches. The resort also has several marine habitats encompassing nine distinct lagoons. It also has a golf course, spa, fitness center, shopping, theater, speedway, marina, library, nightclubs, bars, restaurants and a casino.

Paradise Island, Bahamas
(888) 877-7525

Visit Blue Lagoon

Spend a few hours or an entire day on the relaxing and breathtaking Blue Lagoon Island. Swim with the dolphins or choose a dolphin and sea lion encounter in a natural habitat setting. You can explore the surrounding area snorkeling, aboard a kayak, water bike or scenic boat tour. Relax on a double-size hammock on the beach or take part in games such as ping-pong, foosball, mini pool, king size chess, dominoes, volleyball or basketball. The park offers a variety of packages and prices.

Dolphin Encounters Ltd.
P.O. Box SS 6257
Nassau, Bahamas
(866) 918-9932

Ride on a Secluded Beach

Trikk Pony Stables offers a memorable hour and a half horseback ride on an isolated private beach. The owner personally picks you up at your hotel on Grand Bahama Island, with horses in tow. You will get basic riding instructions before beginning your ride.

Trikk Pony Stables
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
(242) 727-0131

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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