Visiting Nassau, Bahamas – Forward, Upward, Onward, Together

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The Bahamas has it all. Contrary to popular belief, Bahamas is not just one island but consists of a total 29 islands! Imagine that! Situated in the midst of the Atlantic Ocean, which is towards the north of Cuba, Bahamas is one country filled with the suffused symphony of enigmatic colours, exotic beaches and picturesque sceneries. Even though it is commonly believed that Bahamas is part of the Caribbean Sea, it exists only within the folds of the Atlantic Ocean.

Bahamas comprises of low-lying islands. One of the highest points in the Bahamas is towards the southeast coast of Eleuthera. The Cat Island is at an alitude of 206 feet and features cliffs and tropical forests.  Contrary to the Caribbean volcanic islands, the Atlantic islands were formed by coral reefs, and are ideal for snorkeling as well as scuba diving.

The capital of Bahamas, Nassau has been the cherry, which tourists love to pick up and indulge in. Nassau’s airport is not only the biggest airport of the Bahamas, but is also the chief international entryway into the country. Owing to the dominant influx of tourists from the Unites States, and heightened amount of flights, Nassau airport provides U.S Border preclearance facilities, which allows all US flights to function as domestic flights on entrance at their destination. This clause makes Nassau very accessible, economical and quite fantastic to the tourists, travelling from U.S, U.K or Canada. Flights to Nassau start from as low as $330 from the U.S!

The motto of The Bahamas is Forward, Upward, Onward, Together, which is a perfect amalgamation of all the treats it offers to tourists. It propels people both local and foreign, to discover and continue with their explorations and adventures unimpeded by the present day problems. Beach resorts, hotels, bed and breakfasts, speciality lodging and vacation rentals are in abundance in Nassau, and hotels provide accommodation for as low as $174 and go up to $734 depending on your preference. There are many companies that offer holidays in the Bahamas, and you should always check to make sure you’re getting the best deal.

Once you have sorted out your lodgings, you should snap on your swimsuits and rush towards the splendid Nassau beaches.  If you are in search of a beach, which is less crowded and yet extremely beautiful, then Junkanoo Beach is the place for you. It is located in the downtown of Nassau, making it tremendously accessible for vacationers who like walking and exploring the city. Another blessing of Junkanoo beach is its facility public toilets, making it popular among both the locals and vacationers.

Another beach, which is often considered one of the best beaches of Bahamas, is the Cable Beach. It is popular among tourists because it is dotted with a few chief hotels, which makes it a convenient choice. Towards the western region of Nassau downtown, Cable Beach features a wide expanse of grainy white sand and serene waters.  Montagu Beach, situated towards the southeastern region of Paradise Islands, is another famous beach of Nassau. The annual Valentine’s Day Sailing Regatta is held here, which makes it very popular among young and old romantics travelling in the month of February. Make sunscreen your best friend when you’re on the beach, and enjoy the time of your life.

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