Just off the coast of Florida and stretching almost as far as Haiti
The Bahamas offer a luxury holiday with over 700 islands (some unpopulated) included in this island group. The Bahamas have the feel of a Caribbean island when in fact they are completely surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. Lying just off the coast of Florida and stretching almost as far as Haiti the Bahamas make a very popular holiday destination for visitors from the United States.
The water activities are endless
Perhaps the main reason for a holiday in the Bahamas is the sea. Here are some of the most incredible beaches in the world with sand is like fine powder, the temperatures stay good all year round but between November and April rain can be expected. The Bahamas main holiday destination is the New Provincial Island, home to the capital Nassau, this is attached by bridge to the resort filled Paradise Island, There are fantastic golf courses to play on and the water activities are endless. The Bahamas offer diving courses in professional schools with much coral to see and ship wreaks left over from the days of Black Beard the pirate to explore, there are marine parks and underwater tunnels through shark infested lagoons where you take your time to observe the underwater world.
A feast of the local seafood cuisine
Casinos are another feature of island activity, you can choose from a number of different ways to gamble with your finances from slot machines to trying your luck on the roulette wheel. You cannot fully experience the Bahamas with out dinning on a feast of the local seafood cuisine. In the Bahamas you will wind down to the relaxing pace of the islanders whose laid back attitude rubs off on all visitors.
Wonderful animals such as peacocks and flamingos
The capital of the Bahamas, Nassau has a variety of sights to see for a start it is home to the largest straw market in the world, for a breath-taking view climb to the top of the Queens Staircase or spend the afternoon strolling around the Ardastra Gardens to gaze at the flocks of flamingos or hope to catch sight of a peacock or two. The Bahamas is a fantastic holiday destination for couples, singles or for the whole family. There is so much to see and do that one trip is never enough.
Weather in the Bahamas
The Bahamas enjoys a sub-tropical climate with an average of around 320 days of sunshine each year. With this much sun, temperatures that stay warm all year and crystal clear turquoise sea that never falls below 23°C, it is easy to see why this is such a popular holiday destination. The weather is perfect for beach holidays and water sports, yet it is not so hot that it deters visitors from exploring the many sights that these seven hundred islands – around forty of which are inhabited - have to offer.
All inclusive holidays in the Bahamas
There are various options for a cheap holiday in the Bahamas, with accommodation varying from budget self-catering studios and apartments, to bed and breakfast hotels. However it is all inclusive deals that can provide real value for money for those keen to make the most of everything on offer. There are no additional extras to think about, creating a carefree environment for guests and a regular dining plan that they can rely on each day. You should find extensive meal options, with the luxury of continuous poolside cocktails and welcome snacks throughout the day adding to the relaxed atmosphere. Guests can enjoy a number of hotel-based activities, and diverse entertainment programmes, as well as varied sports and recreational options, and energetic water sports, such as windsurfing and scuba-diving on an all inclusive activity holiday. Always check what is covered on your all inclusive deal as services and amenities do vary from hotel to hotel.