Minutes from mainland US, the Bahamas are a string of 700 islands sitting in crystal clear waters. Nassau, the island capital, is known as a haven for the rich and the famous, the jet setters, the royalty, and the not so royal with its chic stores, casinos, nightspots, and boutiques. Miles of spectacular pristine beaches and teeming coral reefs are some other reasons to visit. There are three championship golf courses, look worthy architecture, opportunities to explore Bahamian history and culture, international displays of art, family camps, traditional music performances, dance, theater, cruises, and casinos just a hop and skip away!
Things to see and do at Nassau include the Ardastra Gardens Zoo and Conservation Center, spread over 5½ acres and home to numerous birds, mammals, and reptiles. The Pirates of Nassau is a popular attraction in the downtown area that commemorates the rich pirate linked history of the island. The Booze Cruise Co. Ltd is a half day cruise of food, drink, dancing and more. Cable Beach is famous for its fine white sand and blue crystal waters not to mention the numerous upscale resorts along its edge. The beach provides a range of water sports and other activities. Cabbage Beach on the northern edge of Paradise Island is another stretch of powdery sand with waters perfect for waterskiing, other water sports, and parasailing. Other attractions range from hopping nightspots to historic cathedrals, something for everyone.
Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort
In the 1940s, this alluring sanctuary was the Balmoral Club, the social center of high life, patronized by the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Today, it is the Sandals Royal Bahamian, an oasis of grandeur which treats ALL its guests like royals. This resort ranks among the most elegant and all-inclusive of resorts in the Bahamas, and in all of the Caribbean. The architecture is Bahamian and the surroundings offer a superb atmosphere of peace, and privacy. Gastronomical delights abound with numerous restaurants on the resort. The cottage-style exclusive suites of the resort are among the most elegant in the Caribbean, and the royal treatment of the guests includes chauffeured transportation in luxury cars. The alabaster powdery sand beaches are lapped by crystalline waters, and the opulent suites of the resort are located among lush tropical gardens. These suites are replete with all kinds of amenities including a butler, just for you!
Private Island Retreat
This is the only resort in the region that offers a double measure of class and relaxation. When taking a Bahamas vacation at the Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort, you can take a launch, a sailboat, or hop into a kayak, to be in another Eden in minutes. The private Sandals Island belonging to the resort is an offshore adventure offering two exclusive and secluded beaches, a chic Beach Club with a pool, swim-up bar, whirlpool, and the best seafood in the region. With hammocks, cabanas, and other amenities scattered around the lush island, this is truly paradise.