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

Why Visit The Bahamas

SEALIFE

The Bahamas have some of the clearest waters in the entire world, becoming a top destination for snorkelers and scuba divers, as there are reefs, diverse and colorful marine life and shipwrecks waiting to be explored. There are even pigs swimming in these waters! (We will explain to it later)

BEACHES

World famous for them, white sand and clear water beaches can be found all over The Bahamas, which is home to 700 islands more than 2,000 miles (3200 Km) of coastline. The country even has pink sand beaches, result of the thousands of broken coral pieces, shells, and calcium carbonate materials left behind. Many stunning beaches for you to choose from. 

CUISINE

Bahamian cuisine is an interesting mix between Caribbean and South American flavors, create tasteful dishes with fresh seafood. Conch is the island’s national food, offering many different ways of preparing this delicacy.

HISTORICAL LANDMARKS

The Bahamas have a rich history, offering several landmarks like the Traverse Versailles Gardens, The Columbus Monument and the Queen’s Staircase, in between others. There is even a remain of a plane of Pablo Escobar located in the island, although it is forbidden to advertise it.

HOTELS

As a famous destination, The Bahamas offer amazing luxury hotels to relax and unwind. However, there is something to fit any type of budget, with many smaller hotels ready to suit your needs.

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

Bahamas postcards

Why Visit The Bahamas

SEALIFE

The Bahamas have some of the clearest waters in the entire world, becoming a top destination for snorkelers and scuba divers, as there are reefs, diverse and colorful marine life and shipwrecks waiting to be explored. There are even pigs swimming in these waters! (We will explain to it later)

BEACHES

World famous for them, white sand and clear water beaches can be found all over The Bahamas, which is home to 700 islands more than 2,000 miles (3200 Km) of coastline. The country even has pink sand beaches, result of the thousands of broken coral pieces, shells, and calcium carbonate materials left behind. Many stunning beaches for you to choose from. 

CUISINE

Bahamian cuisine is an interesting mix between Caribbean and South American flavors, create tasteful dishes with fresh seafood. Conch is the island’s national food, offering many different ways of preparing this delicacy.

HISTORICAL LANDMARKS

The Bahamas have a rich history, offering several landmarks like the Traverse Versailles Gardens, The Columbus Monument and the Queen’s Staircase, in between others. There is even a remain of a plane of Pablo Escobar located in the island, although it is forbidden to advertise it.

HOTELS

As a famous destination, The Bahamas offer amazing luxury hotels to relax and unwind. However, there is something to fit any type of budget, with many smaller hotels ready to suit your needs.

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What to expect

LANGUAGE

English is the official language in The Bahamas. However, Bahamian English ( a mix between english, african and island dialect) is also widely spoken. 

ELECTRICITY

The standard voltage is 120V and the frequency is 60 Hz. That’s the standard voltage in the american continent; If you are traveling from the EU you will need an adaptor.

CURRENCY

The Bahamian dollar is the official currency in The Bahamas. USD are widely accepted as well. Other foreign currencies, like euros, will be accepted in hotels and major attractions but not in minor establishments. Credit cards are widely accepted and ATMs are easy to find in all major islands. You can exchange your currency at the bank, airport, exchange houses or withdraw directly from the ATM.  1 USD equals 1 Bahamian dollar (as of 2020).

CLIMATE

The Bahamas enjoy a tropical weather with plenty of sunshine, heat and humidity all year round. Temperatures will range between 70 °F – 80 °F (21 °C-26 °C).

SAFETY

The Bahamas are safe to visit overall. Petty crime do happen, and some violent crime can be seen in poor neighborhoods. Exercise caution and try to avoid walking alone late at night if you are outside the hotel complex.

How to get around

By plane

There is decent network of domestic flights available in The Bahamas. BahamasAir is the main carrier. Flying is by far the quickest and most convenient way of moving around. Charter flights are also offered. 

By Car

Renting a car in The Bahamas is a good option to enjoy the views and travel at your own pace, however be aware of the busy traffic in Nassau and Freeport. Road conditions are good, however the majority of streets are narrow. All the major car rental agencies are available at the airports and in Nassau and Freeport. Driving is on the left. 

By Bus

Local buses run all over the bigger islands in The Bahamas, and are by far the cheapest way of moving around. Unfortunately small islands have a lack of public transportation. 

By Taxi

Taxis are widely available in The Bahamas thanks to the big tourism industry. They can be pick up at airports and most hotels or just hail it on the street. They are metered. Rates will vary depending on the island. They are the main local transportation in the smaller islands where there are no buses. 

By Boat

Boats are the only way to reach the islands that are not accessible through plane. Bahamas Ferries operates ferries from Nassau to Harbor Island, Eleuthera, Exuma, Andros and Abaco. 


Visa Policy

Citizens from countries other than the US and Canada are required to present a valid passport To enter The Bahamas. 

Nationals of the following 120 countries and territories can visit the Bahamas for 3 months without a visa unless otherwise stated: All European citizens, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda , Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados , Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eswatini, Fiji, Gambia, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana,Honduras,  Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati , Kuwait, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Island, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Namibia, Nauru, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Saint Kitts and Nevis , Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, UAE, UK, USA, Uruguay, Vanuatu , Vatican City, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

All other citizens are required to apply for a visa in advance through the embassy or consulate.


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