Best things to do in The Bahamas

Located in The Caribbean, The Bahamas were once a favorite place for pirates to hide their treasure. Nowadays, the country is famous for its beautiful beaches and luxurious hotels, offering a wide array of activities for any type of traveler.

The swimming pigs have become a bucket-list sensation for all visiting the Bahamas. They are located in the waters of the Pig Beach, one of the 360 islands of the archipelago of the Exuma Islands, where they presumably appeared years ago. The island doesn’t have more than 1 mile in length, and in combination with a couple cats and goats, the pigs are the only inhabitants of the island.


Harbour Island, one of the smaller island in The Bahamas, is famous for its beautiful Pink Sand Beach.
Stretching for over 3 miles (5 km), it is considered as one of the best beaches in the Bahamas, with its warm crystal clear waters and soft pink sands, as well as one of the top 10 beaches in the world.


Explore Dean's Hole

Dean’s Blue Hole is the second deepest Blue Hole in the world and a natural wonder, with a depth of 663 feet (202 mt), and a surface of 80 x 120 feet (25 x 35 mt). It is a popular destination for divers, freedivers, and adventure seekers looking to explore its mesmerizing depths.


Andros is the largest island in The Bahamas, surrounded by untouched beauty, the Andros Great Barrier Reef. It is one of the most popular locations for scuba diving and snorkeling, as the third largest barrier reef and the thirds largest living organism on the planet.


The Lucayan National Park is famous for its underwater cave systems (one of the longest in the world) and its beaches, highlighting the Gold Rock Beach, which appeared on “Pirates of the Caribbean”.

The Lucayan Park features diverse ecosystems, including pine forest, mangroves creeks, coral reefs; and is home to the 6 vegetation zones found in Bahamas. Its underwater system have over 6 miles of tunnels, and 2 caves are currently open to the public: Ben’s Cave and Burial Mound Cave.


Christopher Columbus “discovered” America on October 12th, 1492, when he arrived to the island of San Salvador in the Bahamas. He actually gave it name to the Bahamas, when he called them “Baja Mar”, which means shallow water in Spanish. Nowadays the island holds a great cultural significance, as it has many monuments, ruins and shipwrecks, and it was the very first landfall where Columbus did in America “The New World”…


Try Conch

Conch is the staple food of the Bahamas. It is their national food as well as a Bahamian specialty. It is very tasty, similar to calamari, and it can be prepared and served in many ways.

It can be literally find everywhere in the island, and bahamians have relied on conch as an important source of protein. It’s part of their culture.


There is a very unusual and not-at-all advertised attraction in the Bahamas: Pablo Escobar’s Crashed Plane. Located just off Norman’s Cay and in the middle of the turquoise Crystal clear waters of the Bahamas is a plane wreck of a Curtiss C-46 Commando that belonged to Pablo Escobar.

While on route to South Florida, one of this planes crashed in the Bahamas and was abandoned…