If you're planning a trip to the Bahamas for you and your kids, it's important to look for resorts and packages that offer something for everyone. For instance, while you might find it fun to take a tour of Grand Bahama Island, your child might prefer to participate in some local crafts or take a look at the marine animal life that live in the Bahamas. Luckily, there are numerous packages that cater to children.
Atlantis resort features 2,300 rooms, 35 restaurants bars and lounges, and an 18-hole golf course. However, it's not just a resort as it also features an archaeology-themed theme. In addition to some spectacular water slides, there is also a 7 acre saltwater lagoon for snorkeling called Paradise Lagoon. This lagoon is just one of 11 different saltwater habitats which features 100,000 animals consisting of 150 different species. Amongst the animals that you'll get to see are sharks, stingrays and even barracuda. Another great aspect for kids is the camps which takes kids to the marine habitat and teaches them about the animals that live there. Although the resort can be expensive, kids under 12 stay for free making this a great option for those with families.
Kids Sea Camp
Scuba divers will appreciate the Kids Sea Camp on Grand Bahama Island located at the Pelican Bay Hotel. The Kids Sea Camp program includes 2 tank dives daily for 5 days, with dive equipment sized just for kids. In addition, kids and their families can participate in a dolphin interaction where families can swim with dolphins and learn about dolphin behavior and how trainers teach dolphins to do tricks. If you're a scuba diver and your kids are also scuba divers, this is one of the best packages that allow both adults and children to enjoy this hobby.
Kid's Sea Camp
Sea Horse Road at Port Lucaya Lucaya Grand Bahama Island
Our Lucaya Reef Village
Another resort worth visiting on Grand Bahama Island is Our Lucaya Reef Village. Sitting on seven acres of white sand, the 478 room resort features numerous swimming pools, a ten person spa tub and a fitness center. Families can have fun in the sand playground, the wading pool or participating in the daily poolside games, activities and athletic competitions. In addition, should you want your kids to spend time with those their own age there is also Camp Lucaya which is open to children aged 3 to 12 and includes activities such as Junkanoo mask-making and parades, beach Olympics, limbo and coconut crafts. Also offered are nursery services for children under three.
Our Lucaya Reef Village
1 Sea Horse Lane