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Want to immerse yourself in Grand Bahama’s cultural spirit? Don’t miss the Grand Bahama Junkanoo Carnival Kickoff. Scheduled Aril 17 – 18, 2015 at Taino Beach’s Da Cultural Village, this action-packed Grand Bahama Island festival weekend is a celebration of … Read more »

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Feeling like a break from the beach? We’ve got the perfect place for you to recharge and reflect. Head just a short distance from Grand Lucayan Resort to Garden of the Groves. This 12-acre park, which was dedicated to Wallace … Read more »

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Get Crackin’

Conch cracking…now that’s our kind of competitive event. Mark your calendar now and head to nearby McLean’s Town for the annual Conch Cracking Festival. Bringing together locals and visitors in spirited competitions (such as who can crack conchs the fastest … Read more »

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By The Book

Published for more than 50 years, the iconic Bahamas Handbook is something of a fixture in our island paradise. The 2014 edition is available now….all 624 pages of mesmerizing legend, lore and modern-day musings. You’ll also find vital island stats … Read more »

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If you’re an avid angler, you know that few experiences top the thrill of reeling in “the big one” and Grand Bahama Island is just the place to do it. Our warm, crystal-clear waters are teeming with fight-worthy game fish. … Read more »

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Remember the opening lines of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody? “Is this the real life? Is this just a fantasy?” Well, now you know how our 130-minute Bahamian Wrapsody spa treatment got its name. Imagine a natural exfoliation with freshly squeezed limes, … Read more »

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Some events are so full of kick-up-your-heels fun they’re worth celebrating more than once a year. Case in point? Junkanoo. Traditionally taking place over around the Christmas holiday season, this spirited celebration does a summertime encore during the month of … Read more »

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The capital of Grand Bahama Island, West End is the island’s oldest town and westernmost settlement. A notorious rum-running port during Prohibition, West End’s colorful history also includes arms smugglers and wreckers. Today, however, its color comes is the form … Read more »

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Looking for a new beach to explore? For some of the best snorkeling you’ll ever experience anywhere – and don’t let the name scare you – plan a day trip to Deadman’s Reef. Located just off of sunny and secluded … Read more »

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Art Appreciation

There’s lots to love about Grand Bahama Island – sun, sand, surf – but how about art? Thanks to the Grand Bahama Artists Association, there’s plenty of that, too. Don’t miss the organization’s annual Thanksgiving Art Exhibition featuring an eclectic … Read more »

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