When you’re on a cruise ship making its way through the Bahamas, there are plenty of ports to stop at. But, there’s only one Nassau, which happens to be the capital of all the Bahaman islands. This city has amazing charm, which is apparent from the first moment you step off of the boat and on to dry land. You’ll see it in the stunning colonial architecture that abounds, and you’ll see it in the personalities of the natives that you meet.
Nassau really has it all. If you’re looking for places to enjoy stunning nightlife and to have a few too many, then you’ll find plenty of establishments that offer just what you’re after. Or, if you’re not the partying type and would instead prefer to learn more about history and art, then there are amazing museums that you can check out. There’s also a pretty amazing resort – one of the most amazing ever, actually – that you’ll find there, too.
So, come take this tour of the Bahamas’ capital, Nassau, in these next 24 amazing photographs. And, if you’re thinking of sneaking in 18 while your ship is in port, be sure to check out #23 on the list.
1. The Capital of the Bahamas
As you might expect for the city that functions as the capital for over 700 islands and cays, Nassau has got a lot going on.
2. Colorful Buildings
Just the city of Nassau itself, with its colorful buildings and amazing architecture, is a thing to behold.
3. Festivals on Festivals
The Junkanoo Festival is one of the highlights of the year in Nassau, and it’s worth planning a trip around.
4. Meet the Flamingos
If you’re looking to experience the flora and fauna of the Bahamas, you can do little better than Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservatory.