If you were to ask people where they most want to visit in the Caribbean, you’d likely get a smattering of different responses. Some might say that they want to sample to fine rums of Barbados. Others might say they want to check out the beautiful city of Nassau. Still more might say that they’re looking to check out one of the coastal locations that lies along the outskirts of the Caribbean region… But, there’s one name – we’re willing to bet – that you’re going to hear more often than others…
We’re talking about the Bahamas, of course! For a multitude of different reasons, the Bahamas continue to be one of the most popular (if not the most popular) Caribbean destinations for virtually any kind of traveler. But, what are the reasons that these travelers love to visit the Bahamas? If you’ve never been, why should you consider booking your next vacation there? Well, that’s exactly what we’re going to explore below. Let’s take a look at 20 reasons why we (and everyone else) loves the Bahamas!
1. Living Large at Atlantis
It might be too much resort for some, but even if you’re not staying there, that doesn’t mean you can’t check out the casino.
For a really relaxing day, why not try grabbing a kayak and taking it through Andros. It’s lovely!
Need to hit the links while you’re on vacation? There are numerous golf courses, including three that are rated by the PGA.
4. Beaches, Beaches, Beaches
How many beaches are there to check out in Bahamas? If you’re thinking in the hundreds, you’re wrong… There are over 2,000!
5. A Little Stretch of Beach
This means it’s not at all difficult to find a little patch of sand beneath a swaying tree that you can call your own.
6. Port Lucaya Marketplace
Need to get your shopping done while you’re on vacation? You’re going to love visiting this open-air marketplace.
7. Dean’s Blue Hole
One of the most famous diving locations in the entire world, this is a thing to see even if you’re not going to brave its depths.
No matter what you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it in this cultural center for the region.
The crystal clear and warm waters of the Bahamas are some of the best for snorkeling in the entire world.
10. James Bond Thunderball Grotto
For an example of why this is the case, look no further than this grotto made famous on the big screen!
11. Gone Fishing
Whether you’re just casting your reel for the beach or heading out to the deep sea, there are plenty of opportunities for anglers here.
12. Swimming with Dolphins
If you’d like, there are plenty of opportunities for swimming with the dolphins on Grand Bahama Island.
The fish fry that you’ll enjoy at this Bahamas landmark is something that’s sure to be memorable… And delicious!
14. Three National Parks
When you’re on Grand Bahama Island, there are three absolutely stunning national parks to traverse. So much to see!
15. Glass Window Bridge
Crossing this bridge, you can see exactly where the Caribbean waters end and the Atlantic ones begin.
16. Scuba Diving
Want to take things a step further than snorkeling? Well, the scuba diving in the Bahamas is pretty much second to none.
17. Conch Fritters
Those who’ve never been might not understand, but they’re a staple of the vacationer’s diet in the Bahamas.
18. Exciting Nightlife
If you’re single and ready to mingle – or else just have a yen to party – you’ll find plenty of nightlife!
Want to take your water sports to a new level? The excitement of parasailing and the Bahamas go hand in hand.
20. Easy Traveling
Oh, and it certainly doesn’t hurt that it’s so easy to get to the Bahamas from the east coast of the United States.