Bahamas Vacations - a Trip to Paradise

The Bahamas is an archipelago of 700 islands and 2,500 cays. The Bahamas has a sub-tropical climate, friendly people and the clearest waters in the Caribbean region. Not surprisingly, tourism is the largest industry. By far the most alluring features of the Bahamas are its sparkling turquoise waters and powder-white beaches, stretching for miles. With all that going for it, is it any wonder that a cruise to the Bahamas for a Bahamas vacations is high on many a traveler's list?

Diverse opportunities for Bahamas vacations abound on each island. Nassau and Paradise Island together have 26 beaches. Harbor Island is famous for its Pink Sand Beach, named for the pale pink powder that stretches for three miles. Eleuthera is renowned for its pineapples and Abaco for sailing. Bimini is the sportfishing capital, just 50 miles off the coast of South Florida; and Grand Bahama Island is the country's centre of eco-tourism, offering nature tours, horseback riding, kayaking, national parks and botanical gardens.

Everybody knows about Nassau and Paradise Island. Recent years have seen millions of dollars invested in Nassau, Cable Beach, and Paradise Island. And each of those dollars has paid off.

Grand Bahama offers a host of activities for the environmentally sensitive fun-seeker. They include eco-adventures such as kayaking, hiking and jeep tours through remote areas for a close-up look at mangroves, birds and marine life. Or you could snorkel on a spectacular reef, ride horseback along trails and beaches or enjoy the sheer beauty of nature in wild and cultivated settings. Nearly everyone knows about the glitz and opportunity of Freeport and Lucaya on Grand Bahama. Visit the Westin and Sheraton at Lucaya Beach and Golf Resort for spectacular Bahamas vacations filled with sunshine, crystal blue water, and miles of pristine white-sand beaches.

Two amazing resorts offer something to fit every taste - from the perfect family vacation, to a romantic getaway for two. A luxurious spa, two championship golf courses, exciting island activities and water sports, 14 themed restaurants and lounges complete this fantastic tropical resort. The Westin offers guests a tranquil escape in luxurious surroundings. Located at the far end of our beach, the Westin is perfect for romantic getaways, anniversaries, and honeymoons. Enjoy two pools, complimentary access to Senses Spa and Fitness Center, and our resort's most deluxe accommodations.

Everything about the Westin is designed to create truly relaxing Bahamas vacations. Head for Sheraton at Lucaya for some new family vacation ideas. You'll all enjoy a family-friendly environment, from the thrilling waterslide in Sugar Mill Pool to great food in their 1950s-style diner. There's also Camp Lucaya for supervised children's activities. And the adults have easy access to two golf courses, bars and lounges, and the full-service spa.

Take a cruise to Bahamas' major Out Islands and island groups to discover the beauty only few people know and even fewer get to see. The Abacos Islands contain two main Islands and a number of cays, many tiny and uninhabited. It is considered a Family Island and has a number of blue holes, truly beautiful beaches, and diverse wildlife including parrots, wild horses, flamingos and wild hogs. Eco tourism is abundant here. The population in the Abacos is about 13,174. The Islands are situated approximately 1005 miles north of Nassau and 175 miles east of Palm Beach.

Take a peek at multiple Bahamas Islands to discover the Bahamas vacations that are right for you.

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