Located at One Casino Drive is the Atlantis Paradise Island that dominates the area’s skyline. The salmon-pink resort is part of the Paradise Island wherein Atlantean-themed luxury hotel, entertainment complex, water park, and aquarium are erected. Aquaventure, its waterpark, has an area of 141 acres in which there are 20 swimming areas, high-speed slides, and a long Lazy River Ride. There are also marine animals in the park, some of which includes hammerhead sharks and swordfish swim, swimming freely in open-air pools. There are also numerous shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues in the park that cater to both young and old visitors. A visit to the Atlantis Paradise Island is truly a magical experience, and it is a must-see attraction when visiting
Less than 10 kilometers away from Paradise Island is the popular Caribbean ship port, Nassau. Despite being crowded, tourists make their way back to this charming port for there are numerous must-see attractions in the area that would keep them busy for days. You can spend the whole day on Cable Beach’s iconic stretch of coastline alone. The beach’s soft white sand is ideal for sunbathing and its turquoise waters are safe for swimming. The assortment of candy-colored buildings and shops on Bay Street allows you to shop, dine, and look at some Caribbean art. It’s also one of the best spots for duty-free jewelry, shirts, and perfume shopping. If you are, on the other hand, in the hunt for souvenirs, head to the Nassau Straw Market wherein local handicrafts such as woven items, fine wooden carvings, and colorful fabrics can be purchased. You may also visit the private island five meters away from Nassau called the Blue Lagoon wherein a three-acre marine animal facility, the Dolphin Encounters, is situated.
Another tourist favorite is the Grand Bahama which is located on the northernmost the island. Famous for cruise ships and package tours, Grand Bahama has a seemingly never-ending crowd daily. Port Lucaya Marketplace, the commercial hub of Grand Bahama, has more than 80 shops, restaurants, and bars that tourists flock to. Just like in Nassau, the Port Lucaya Marketplace also has jewellry, straw goods, and other souvenirs that you can purchase. As crowded as Grand Bahama may be, you can still escape the crowds by experiencing its underwater cave systems--which is the longest in the world--and bird watching at its three national parks.
The Andros island is another popular attraction in the Bahamas. Possessing the world’s third largest barrier, Andros Island is a popular destination for divers wherein many freshwater blue holes, underwater caves, and vast wetlands are placed. Fly fishing is also one of the top activities here, which is why Andros is often referred to as the “Bonefishing Capital of the World”. The island has five national parks in which you can go birdwatching due to its diverse bird species. With all the beauty that Andros possesses, it has the largest protected area in the Bahamas. While you’re in Andros, make sure that you visit the Androsia Hand Made Batik Factory wherein brightly-colored Bahamian-themed fabrics can be purchased.
Another one of Bahamas’ prettiest attractions is the Harbour Island which is one of the oldest Bahamian settlements. Popular for its pink sand beaches, Harbour Island, nicknamed Briland by the locals, has a number of chic resorts in which the rich and the famous camp. Diving, fishing, snorkeling, and sunbathing on the pink sand are some of the popular activities here, and the Harbour Island is certainly one of the most fun day trip destinations.
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