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Overview

The Bahamas is an archipelago comprising of 700 small islands. Each of these islands offers unique range of activities and attractions including distinct scenery and beaches. With so much natural beauty in one region, travelers to the Bahamas have plenty of recreational choices available to experience, enjoy, and realize. The Bahamas is also popular as a gambling destination and has four casinos.

Situated perfectly – just short of 100 miles from the Florida coast – the island country has an excellent, balmy tropical climate thanks to the soft ocean breeze and the clear turquoise blue waters, which are starkly offset by the talcum powder beaches. Perhaps that is why the Bahamas are one of the favorite beach vacation destinations for the North Americans for weddings, honeymoons, fun-parties, siestas, adventure sports, water sports or family vacations.

What really makes this island country such a hot favorite for travelers is the empty stretch of beaches that, unlike other beach vacation destinations, offer complete peace and privacy, while the only distractions are the natural orchestration of waves greeting the shore and exotic birds squawking around. So if have never really been to a beach region with secluded coves, protected bays, and intimate retreats, then the Bahamas is just the place for you.

Arguably, the most-popular sub-tropical region in the Caribbean, the Bahamas has many other attractions besides the beaches and the glitzy casinos. While here visit places such as The Hope Town Lighthouse; The Lost City of Atlantis; Eleuthera/Harbor Island's Haunted House; Exuma Clays Land and Sea Park; Cat Island's The Hermitage, Mount Alvernia; Lucayan National Park's Kayak Nature and Cave Tour. Of course, thrill seekers should visit the Bahamas for the many water sports like scuba diving, snorkeling, and deep sea diving, among others for pulse racing and adrenaline pumping exhilaration.

Ardent golfing fans need not feel left out, as the island country offers a wide range of championship greens and fairways set in idyllic surroundings with pleasant breezes and perfect weather conditions. So, tee up for a pleasant and enjoyable day on palm fringed courses like The Abacos, Grand Bahama, Nassau/Paradise Islands and The Exumas.

Once done with all the adventure and sports, simply try your luck at any of the Bahamas casinos, because the region has four big casinos, two each on New Providence and Grand Bahama. Getting around the islands isn't difficult at all and choices include buses, scooters, bicycles, mailboats, ferries, private boats for hire, and even charter air flights.


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