The Bahamas is a country of 700 different islands and cays, stretching southeast off the Florida coast. The islands are very interesting and differ physically with pine forests, white sandy beaches, limestone caves, lush plantations and the world’s third largest barrier reef. They differ historically since Indigenous Arawak Indians, Seminole Indians from Florida, Eleutheran Adventurers from England, post-Revolutionary planters from Carolina and pirates all settled here. Even Columbus paid a visit in 1492. Because each island retains its individual character, each has something unique and unexpected to contribute to an island vacation. There are islands so secluded, only the lighthouse keeper has a telephone. The islands have everything from casinos to golf courses. Some islands are for the country-club set, where tennis overlooks mile-long beaches. Some are bustling with colonial charm. Some are for frogmen and others are for fishermen. Even islands have islands – sailing from nearly any beach can become a voyage of discovery.
Plan your Bahamas vacation while sailing with almost any major cruise line, stay at a luxurious beachfront resort or rent a villa. Our travel agents who specializing in travel to the Bahamas can recommend the best travel style based on your individual needs and interests.