The Bahamas is renowned for its beautiful sandy beaches, clear seas and year round sunshine, which is what, makes it the perfect place for honeymooners. The country consists of over 3,000 islands or small islets, meaning you will be spoilt for choice when planning your honeymoon in the Bahamas. This helpful guide will give you an insight into how to plan your honeymoon to the Bahamas, so that you can have the holiday of your dreams with your new spouse.
Pick your Island in the Bahamas
With so many small islands and cays in the Bahamas, it can be difficult to decide where would be the best place to go on your honeymoon. First, you need to decide whether you would like the hustle and bustle of one of the capital cities such as Nassau, or a small secluded islet such as the Exumas. Here is a list of the top places to visit in the Bahamas, as well as what they have to offer for those planning a honeymoon.
Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas
The city of Nassau is one of the most popular tourist destinations and the largest capital city in the Bahamas. With the golden sands of cable beach right on your doorstep and only a short boat ride to some of the smaller ‘out islands’, you will easily be able to work out why Nassau is the most visited place in the Bahamas. If you are planning a honeymoon here then take a look at the stunning Atlantis Resort, indulge in some water sports on the exquisite clear ocean or visit the shopping region of Bay Street to spend some of your wedding gift money on duty-free items. Also, if you are planning on having your honeymoon here during the Junkanoo festival (26th December and 1st January) then be prepared for a colourful and vibrant street parade, which will leave you with memories of the Bahamas that will be treasured forever.
Consisting of over 300 little islands, the Exuma’s is the perfect destination for those planning a honeymoon to the Bahamas. Famed for its clear water and welcoming locals, this little gem has something for everyone. Whether you wish to go swimming with dolphins, diving around the beautiful coral reef or visiting the various parks brimming with rare and endangered species. The Exuma’s in the Bahamas is perfect for those looking for a relaxed, quiet honeymoon, where you will be treated like an honoured guest by the locals.
Paradise Island, Bahamas
For those looking for a touch of luxury with a dash of adventure, then Paradise Island in the Bahamas is ‘the’ place for your honeymoon. This recently redeveloped island is connected to Nassau by two bridges is renowned for its luxurious setting and plethora of attractions. There is the World’s largest marine habitat; the 97 acre Atlantis waterscape, white water rapids and giant water slides. After a day of adrenaline rush you can hit the Casino, one of the largest in the Caribbean, which offers restaurants to suit every taste. Paradise Island is perfect for the honeymooners who want to experience a bit of everything that the Bahamas has to offer.
With so many islands in the Bahamas, the biggest step to planning your honeymoon is picking the right one. The lively Nassau city offers everything from festivals to duty-free shopping and is the most visited place in the Bahamas.
For something more secluded and relaxed then the Exuma islands offer a luxurious setting to wind down after the months, or years, of planning your wedding. Finally, Paradise Island offers everything from relaxing beaches to white water rapids, meaning you can have a true mix of luxury and adventure all in one holiday.
Wherever you decide to go on your honeymoon in the Bahamas, it is guaranteed to be the trip of a lifetime and one that you will cherish with your loved one forever.