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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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When the sun goes down over the Caribbean and the clear-blue beauty of the water dims a little, there are few better ways to pass the time in the Bahamas than to go to a casino. Grand Bahama Island Casinos … Read more »

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If you can’t think of things to do while you’re in the Bahamas, your “vacation skills” might be a tad off. Luckily, you don’t need to worry about that, because we’ve assembled a list of 12 things you can do … Read more »

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We don’t joke about it: Grand Bahama Island is perhaps one of the best places on earth to build the ideal vacation day. The problem is, if you’ve never been here before, you don’t know all of the great things … Read more »

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