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5 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Bahamas

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The Bahamas is a Caribbean country with beautiful beaches and crystal blue seas. When we travel for vacation, we always want to see as many popular locations as possible in as little time as possible. However, when we are unfamiliar with the country and areas, it might be difficult to explore as many popular sites in as little time as possible. But don’t worry, I’ve got your back. In this blog, I will present the best spots to visit in the Bahamas to help you plan your trip.

1- Paradise Island

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The most popular attraction in Nassau Bahamas is Paradise Island, which is only 0.805 kilometers away from Nassau. Paradise Island is an island that connects two bridges that span Nassau Harbor. There are various hotels near the island, the most prominent of which being the Atlantic Hotel which is a magnificent island resort. In my other blog, I discussed the specifics of an Atlantic hotel where you can stay and participate in a variety of activities. To learn more about Atlantic hotels, click on this link. You’re probably wondering how to get to Paradise Island. But don’t worry, it’s extremely easy to go to paradise island. Nassau International Airport is the closest airport to paradise island, and it takes about 30 minutes to get there.

2- Grand Bahama

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Grand Bahama is the Bahamas’ most northernmost island. It is the most popular island for cruise ships and most tourists since it offers a variety of activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming on the beach, and many more. It is a wonderful island to visit if you want to relax, capture lovely moments, and participate in a variety of activities. Cruise ships bring a large number of people to Grand Bahama. As previously said, it is a popular cruise ship. Grand Bahama’s main towns are Lucaya and Freeport, which both have easy access to shopping, restaurants, national parks, and beaches. You can visit either on a cruise or on your own. You can visit Grand Bahama whenever you want because it is open 24 hours a day and is also free to visit.

3- Queen’s Staircase

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It is a historic landmark in Nassau, Bahamas, and can be found at 3MF6+ 6WQ, Elizabeth Ave, Nassau, Bahamas. It is a wonderful historic site that was named in honor of Queen Victoria in the late 1800s who ruled over 64 years. It is a 15-minute walk from the cruise port. It has 66 stairs, but if you count them, you’ll discover only 65 are visible, and it’s made of solid limestone, with a man-made waterfall at the bottom. It is dark and cold as you descend to the waterfall. The Staircase was constructed to offer a direct access from Fincastle, a battery guarding the entrance to Nassau port. It’s a great spot to learn about Nassau history, and it’s free to explore Queen’s Staircase.

4- Harbor Island   

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Harbor Island is a Bahamas island that is located northeast of Eleuthera Island. Pink sand is found on the eastern coast of harbor land, that’s why it is known as  pink sand beach. Scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, jet ski fishing, and other activities are available on harbor island, you may also go shopping as well. It is a pretty small island with some 5 star hotels and villas. It is a well-known beach in the Bahamas where you can relax and enjoy the sun. The hotel is surrounded by restaurants and cafes, which is ideal for everyone because you don’t have to travel far to dine. This beach is ideal for couples for a romantic getaway. 

5- Ardastra Garden & Wildlife Conservation Center

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 It’s on Chippingham Rd in Nassau, Bahamas. It is home to a variety of animals and plants, including the Bahamas’ national bird and the stunning Caribbean flamingo. To visit Ardastra Garden & Wildlife Conservation Center, you must make a reservation. Bookings can be made at www.ardastra.com. It’s a fantastic park to visit because there are so many flamingos and other birds walking around freely, and you can get up close and personal with them for photos. They are only open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Snacks and drinks are not permitted to be brought inside, but they can be purchased there. Hotel pick-up and drop-off is also not permitted.

Price- $20 per adult

           $12 for children

          Free for children age  3 and under

Review- 4.3

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