The Bahamas is comprised of 700 islands and over 2,000 rocks and cays, sprinkled over 100,000 square miles of ocean. The archipelago is an ecological oasis, boasting the clearest water on the planet. Bahamas is a haven for relaxation and its sun-drenched beaches are among the world’s best. With its serene, laidback atmosphere, pristine waters, and rich, vibrant culture, the Bahamas is perfect for a quick weekend getaway or an extended tropical vacation.

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 Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis & Spa Resort – Couples Only

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5-Star all-inclusive resort in Exuma is the ultimate romantic getaway.

Sandals Emerald Bay is an adults-only resort that brings unprecedented luxury to the easy-going rhythms of the Bahamian Islands. This luxury resort in the Bahamas is a privileged enclave, designed to ensure you’ll feel like you’re the only ones there, where service reigns supreme and Bahamian-style architecture of elegant villas and suites harmonize with nature.

Secluded within 500 tropical acres along a pristine, mile-long beach, civilized pleasure coexists with exotic adventures, from three impressive pools — including a half-acre, zero-entry pool with a dramatic fire pit in the middle — to 11 exceptional restaurants and an award-winning golf course. This resort in Exuma is the ultimate romantic getaway.

Location

Queens Highway, Great Exuma

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort

Rooms, Suites and Villas

Sandals Emerald Bay features 249 rooms and suites, each and every accommodation is either located directly on the beach or just a short stroll away. This alluring beachfront hideaway includes the low-rise, high style Beach Houses, sumptuously appointed rooms and suites nestled amongst manicured lawns, vibrant bougainvillea and coconut palm trees. The epitome of island living, the exclusive seaside villas including the one and only Royal Estate Villa offer expansive elegantly furnished suites that are located directly on the silky white Emerald Bay beach. The accommodations at Sandals Emerald Bay are so elevated; they all begin at Club Level. And nearly half of the resort accommodations include Butler Service.

Food and Drinks

11 restaurants. The culinary experience at Sandals Emerald Bay is unrivaled in the Caribbean. Whether you crave an evening of sophisticated gastronomy, the barefoot elegance of oceanside dining, a refined afternoon tea, or a lively night at an authentic English pub, unique venues offer the taste and ambience to suit every mood and whim.

Activities and Services

An 18-hole Greg Norman-designed Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course, unwind in the massive main pool complete with swim-up bar.

Landsports – outdoor games and activites including volleyball, horseshoes, outdoor checkers and chess, bocce ball, croquet, billiards, cards and board games are available in the sunshine

Fitness Centre – a fully air-conditioned state of the art Techno Gym open at all times for your convenience

Water sports – choose from kayaks, windsurfing, hobie cat sailing, paddle boats, guided snorkelling tours and scuba diving, as well as unlimited scuba diving for certified divers.

Distance to the airport

Exuma International Airport  8 km / 5 mi.

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 The Ocean Club – A Four Seasons Resort in the Bahamas

A 5-Star resort offering guests superior services and a broad range of amenities.

The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas is located in the Paradise Island area of Nassau. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the island’s must-see destinations. The Ocean Club is legendary in its reputation for entertaining the world’s elite for more than 45 years.

The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas is located on the north shore of Paradise Island. Set on an 8 km stretch of pristine, white-sand beach, this luxury accommodation offers 3 swimming pools and panoramic ocean views.

Distance to the beach

Frontline beach resort.

Rooms, Suites and Cottages

The Ocean Club, this Four Seasons Resort offers rooms in 2 distinct Bahamian decoration styles. Complimentary beach bag, champagne and strawberries at sunset daily and SUV transfers to Atlantis and Ocean Club Golf Course are offered.

Crescent Wing room and suites are decorated with traditional elegance. The contemporary Hartford Wing features bright Bahamian colors and views of the garden or across the Ocean Pool. Villa residences include private infinity pools and direct beach access, while garden cottages have plunge pools.

Food and Drinks

Guests can enjoy 5 restaurants and bars onsite, including Dune by chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

Activities and Services

Balinese-inspired spa with eight treatment villas, 3 swimming pools and 6 tennis courts are available.

Board a yacht for a deep-sea fishing adventure and reel in your own catch of the day. Have a romantic dinner on the beach or within the tranquil Versailles Garden. Snorkel above the reefs of the Great Bahamas Bank.

Paradise Island can be reached via one bridge from the Bahamas main island of New Providence and the city of Nassau.

Play golf at 18 hole Ocean Club Golf Course. Fitness Center On-Site.

Distance to the airport

Nassau International Airport  17 km / 11 mi

 The Island House

A luxury botique hotel in Nassau, Bahamas. The Island House stands out among Bahamian resorts, having been designed with both visitors and the local community in mind, and as a symbiotic extension of the surrounding environment.

Distance to the beach

The Island House is located a 6-minute drive from the closest beach, Nirvana.

Rooms and Suites

The property features 30 rooms, suites and six rental apartments. The rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV. They have unique local art and energy-conserving automated lights. All rooms are fitted with a private bathroom with a bath, shower, hairdryer and Bamford toiletries.

Food and Drinks

Two restaurants, a cafe and wine market. The Island House offers a range of eclectic choices for dining throughout the day. The hotel has a terrace, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant.

There is a 24-hour front desk, a fitness room and a cinema with films featured every week. Free yoga classes are offered at the Movement Studio. A squash court and paddle tennis court are available as well as a 25 m lap pool.

This hotel has water sports facilities and car hire is available. Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including snorkeling, diving and fishing.

The Outpost our flexible workspace and a Bamford Spa.

Wellness is a central theme of The Island House. The property features a variety of health and fitness options designed to energize, rejuvenate and relax. It also offers a diverse range of meeting and event spaces.

Distance to the airport

Nassau International Airport, 5 km / 3 mi.

 Grand Isle Resort & Spa – A Luxury Beach Resort in Exuma

This is a beachfront luxury resort with villa accommodations. Grand Isle Resort & Spa is located on the beautiful Emerald Bay Beach, Exuma.

Experience footloose freedom on Emerald Bay’s ivory sands and sparkling blue waters. Relax in pampered villa comfort with every resort amenity. Swim with Exuma’s famous pigs or golf the Caribbean’s longest course.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort.

The Villas

The intimate resort offers spacious one to four bedroom villas on the doorstep of the beauty and nature of the Exumas. Each of the villas has views of Emerald Bay, West Indies-style architecture, whirlpool spa baths, and gourmet kitchens with Sub-Zero refrigerators.

Food and Drinks

For dining, the 23-Degree North Beach Club features an air-conditioned setting with elegant Asian-Bahamian fusion cuisine. The al fresco poolside Palapa Restaurant serves authentic Caribbean specialties with island breezes, while Sandy Toes is located directly on the beach with authentic jerk dishes.

Activities and Services

The SeaStar Spa offers a range of treatments including seawater-infused designed to provide a sense of well-being. The infinity pool features sea views, and the fitness center offers a destination to maintain a workout routine while traveling. For children, the Hummingbird Hut is the destination for kids to play the island way.

Distance to the airport

Exuma International Airport 8 km / 5 mi.

 The Reef Atlantis

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The Reef Atlantis offers the conveniences of home and the amenities of a luxury residential community. Adjacent to The Cove, The Reef rests upon the white sand beaches of Paradise Island with the gracious relaxation of the Bahamian culture. The Reef welcomes guests to unplug completely or plug in to all Atlantis has to offer.

The 5-Star Atlantis, Paradise Island is a unique destination featuring the worlds largest open-air marine habitat, second only to Mother Nature. Explore Aquaventure, 141 acres of innovative waterscape including thrilling water slides and river rides.

Distance to the beach

Beachfron resort.

Rooms and Suites

Residences at The Reef run from stunning studios to three bedroom suites with kitchenette or full kitchens, and magnificent ocean views.

The spacious Penthouse Suites of The Reef sprawl over two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a lavishly equipped kitchen, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a large and well-furnished private terrace.

Food and Drinks

On-site dining includes 21 restaurants and 19 bars. Fine dining is available at Nobu and Café Martinique. Bimini Road serves Caribbean dishes.

Fish by José Andre´s serves fresh seafood-focused dining experience will celebrate the delectable abundance of fish and seafood from the azure waters of the Bahamas.

Activities and Services

Many amenities are included such as access to the Atlantic Movie Theatre, Fitness Centre, unlimited local phone calls, casino lessons and two 12 oz bottles of water daily.

The 10,000-square-foot gym offers yoga and Pilates classes. Tennis courts and golf courses are also on site.The property features world-class duty free shopping boutiques including Cartier, Gucci, Michael Kors and Versace.

Dolphin Cove at The Reef Paradise Beach allows guests to swim with the dolphins and sea lions. Guests can relax on the lazy river which floats through the tropical foliage. Snorkeling in the ruins of Atlantis and scuba diving are also available.

Distance to airport

Nassau International Airport  16 km / 10 mi.

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 The Cove Atlantis

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The 5 star hotel Cove Atlantis, an exclusive adults only resort within the Atlantis Resort, sits atop two of the most beautiful beaches in the world – Cove and Paradise Beaches. Inspired by the beauty of its natural surroundings, The Cove thrives on the rhythm of the day. While its pools and beach club create a seamless day to night scene, its spectacular ocean views and balmy open-air lobby embrace nature’s most compelling elements creating a seductive and indulgent experience.

Location

1 Casino Drive Paradise Island.

Distance to the beach

Frontline beach resort.

The Suites

The Cove at Atlantis offers 600 suites. The bright, spacious suites of The Cove Atlantis feature a private balcony with views of the ocean. A marble bathroom, flat-screen cable TV and iPod docking station are included. Free unlimited local calls are also granted. 24-hour room service.

Activities and Services

The Cove pool provides 3 beautiful pools with an outdoor gaming pavilion, private cabanas and poolside bar. Dolphin Cay, Aquaventure water park and golfing are also offered. Guests will enjoy free access to the Atlantis Movie Theatre and casino lessons.

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort’s full-service spa, Mandara Spa Atlantis. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

6 outdoor tennis courts and a complimentary water park with a lazy river and waterslides are featured at the resort. An outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

Food and Drinks

Guests can enjoy casual to fine dining at any of the 21 restaurants at Atlantis. Guests can also play casino games while relaxing with cocktails at the Seaglass lounge or one of the 19 bars.

Distance to the airport

The Atlantis Cove is 28 km / 18 mi from Nassau International Airport.

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 Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar

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A spectacular beach resort on the pristine Cable Beach, Nassau.

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is located in Nassau, it offers 6 outdoor pools, a private beach area as well as a spa and wellness centre. Overlooking Cable Beach and the sparkling waters of Goodman Bay, this property also offers Free WiFi access.

The Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar is a luxurious resort getaway that captivates your imagination. Blending Bahamian art and architecture, dramatic design, and modern luxury, this hotel is a vacation destination that embraces the spirit of The Bahamas.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort.

Rooms and Suites

Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar features contemporary rooms, lavish suites, and stunning residences with high-end amenities and breathtaking ocean views.

The oceanfront resort houses 1,800 rooms, including more than 230 luxury suites with one, two, or three bedrooms. Choose views of our dynamic Fountain Show or the iconic Cable Beach. All rooms include a Juliet or full balcony.

Food and Drinks

At Grand Hyatt Baha Mar you will find a variety of restaurants, bars and lounges. Discover a delicious array of more than 40 dining options, including international cuisine, family friendly eateries and indulgent sweets shops. When hunger strikes at the pool or beach find a nearby food truck to satisfy your appetite and quench your thirst. After a day of resort activities, unwind and indulge at one of our fine dining restaurants. Our menus are infused with Bahamian ingredients and sustainable seafood, reflecting flavors of cultures from around the world. Each of our bars and lounges offers a unique experience, from casual to exhilarating.

Activities and Services

Opportunity to experience a grand slam tennis at the Racquet Club with 9 tennis courts including clay, grass and Har-Tru.

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort’s full-service spa, ESPA. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including shopping, golfing and gambling.

Distance to the airport

Nassau Intl Airport  8 km / 5 mi.

 Kamalame Cay Resort – All Inclusive

Located just off the world’s third-largest Great Barrier Reef in the transparent waters of The Bahamas.

Kamalame Cay Resort is an all-inclusive private island resort, just 20 miles west of Nassau.

This is an idyllic escape for those whose idea of paradise is a tropical hideaway where a sarong is all that’s required to be dressed for dinner.

Location

Located off the northeast coast of Andros.

Distance to the beach

Frontline beach resort.

The Bungalows, Cottages and Villas

This intimate, family-run, private island is home to just 20 individually appointed, bungalows, cottages, beach houses, and villas. All rooms enjoy a private outdoor patio with teak furniture.

Activities and Services

The freshwater pool and three-mile stretch of private white-sand beach, sheltered by a barrier reef, offer the ultimate relaxation. The two-story over-water spa gives guests the impression to literally float in the airy treatment rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows open to the views and the soothing sounds of the turquoise surf below.

For relaxation, the overwater spa utilizes 100% organic Naturapathica products.

Featuring three miles of private beach, the resort has an array of water-focused activities including stand up paddleboards, snorkeling, kayaks, and a PADI-Certified Dive Shop. There’s also a freshwater pool for swimming, tennis courts, rackets, and a ball machine, plus Mongoose Fat Tire Bicycles for exploring the island.

There’s also childcare services and a boutique with island sundries and apparel.

Food and Drinks

The seaside Tiki Bar, and the Great House Dining Room & Lounge serves innovative, locally-focused cuisine. Modern interpretations of classic Bahamian cuisine combined with sophisticated wines and spirits.

Distance to the airport

Nassau International Airport  48 km / 30 mi.

Accessible only by private ferry or seaplane, the secluded family-owned Bahamian island of Kamalame Cay caters to a comfortable group of guests at any given time.

 Rosewood Baha Mar – Luxury Resort

Discover the beachside refinement of Rosewood Baha Mar. The Nassau Bahamas luxury resort pairs the islands rich heritage with thoroughly modern hospitality.

Set on the white sands of Nassau’s Cable Beach, Rosewood Baha Mar is a sanctuary of exclusivity within the stunning Baha Mar resort enclave. Designed to delight the most discriminating travelers with exquisite experiences and an effortless island escape.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort.

Rooms, Suites and Villas

The resort features 237 guest rooms, suites, and beachfront villas.

With a style evocative of a modern Bahamian estate, accommodations at Rosewood Baha Mar are infused with the carefree spirit of seaside living. Awash in a serene coastal palette of sand, sky and crystal blue, the resort’s 230 rooms, suites and villas are contemporary, residential in style and elegantly accessorized with refined Bahamian art and décor.

Food and Drinks

Commonwealth – This brasserie specialises in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Costa – This seafood restaurant specialises in Mexican cuisine and serves lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Library – Overlooking the ocean and garden, this coffee shop serves breakfast and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Manor Bar – This bar only serves light fare.

Activities and Services

Exclusive beach access, and a Sense spa. As friendly as it is impeccable, service at the resort reflects the spirit of The Bahamas—warm, personal, and sincere. Guests enjoy the very best of the islands through a carefully curated selection of leisure activities on land and sea.

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including 9 outdoor tennis courts. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Distance to the airport

Nassau Intl Airport  8 km / 5 mi.

 Tiamo Resort – Boutique Resort

Tiamo Resort offering a private beach area, an outdoor pool and a spa and wellness centre, it is located in Andros Town.

When you are ready to get away from everything, the magnificent accommodations on Tiamo Resort await. The Pool and Island Breeze cottages lead directly to the beach, allowing refreshing sea breezes to cool the body, warm the soul, and set the mood for ultimate relaxation. For extra privacy and luxury the breathtaking Exclusive Pool Villa is without comparison, making it perfect for that special getaway. Soak in your private pool or relax on your private terrace, this is your personal slice of paradise.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort

The Villas

Each room here will provide you with air conditioning, a balcony and a minibar. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer and bathrobes. You can enjoy sea view and garden view from the room. Extras include an iPod dock and a seating area.

From the intimate Starlight Villa nestled in lush vegetation to the Cool Villas perched on stilts among the mangroves and swept by the refreshing sea breeze of a protected cove.

Food and Drinks

At Tiamo Resort you will find a restaurant. Amid the elegant tropical decor of the Great Room, Bahamian chef Keith Rolle proposes Creole cuisine with a French touch. He excels in the art of cooking fish, from wahoo and mahi mahi to the marvellous lionfish.

Activities and Services

Aa fitness centre. and other facilities offered at the property include water sports facilities, a shared lounge and a games room. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including fishing, diving and snorkelling.

Distance to airport

Nassau International Airport  48 km / 30 mi.

 Pink Sands Resort

A jewel of the Bahamas. Lush haven. Secluded tropical sanctuary. Pink Sands is a 20-acre haven set by the edge of the famous three-mile pink sand beach. Designed by Biba founder Barbara Hulanicki in an eclectic mixture of styles,

Location

Harbour Island.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort.

The Cottages

Pink Sands comprises 25 pastel-colored cottages scattered throughout lush tropical grounds. The rooms at Pink Sands are secluded and romantic. They are airy and spacious and designed with private patios for relaxation. Each cottage is characterized by a British Colonial, old Bahamas aesthetic with a beachy feel, modern amenities, and first-class service.

Food and Drinks

Fresh seafood and Caribbean fusion cuisine is served at the Malcolm 51 Restaurant, with indoor and outdoor seating options. The Blue Bar is located on the beach, drinks and cocktails until 5:00PM and open for breakfast and lunch.

Activities and Services

Deep sea fishing, snorkeling, and boat rentals are available at Pink Sands.

Three miles long and a half-mile wide, Harbour Island is known for its fabulous pink sand beach and island hospitality.

You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the hotel, including a 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and baggage storage. In addition, guests can enjoy a pool and breakfast during their visit.

Distance to the airport

North Eleuthera International Airport  7 km / 4 mi.