A trip to Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas is your next perfect vacation. For families, singles and couples alike, this beautiful getaway will pull you into a whole new world. Here’s a quick overview of what you can expect to do and see during your one-of-a-kind stay there.
Nassau is located on New Providence, the 11th largest island of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. Paradise Island is located less than half a mile away.
At Nassau Paradise Island, travelers can enjoy the islands’ famed white sand beaches, turquoise blue waters, a myriad of accommodations to meet any budget or style, acclaimed restaurants, shopping, nightclubs and popular attractions.
• Paradise Island is just 180 miles (55 minutes) off the coast of southern Florida.
• Flights from Florida average just under 2 hours.
• The Bahamas has a parliamentary democracy.
• The powder-white sand beaches of Nassau Paradise Island are said to be some of the most beautiful in the world.
• Ardastra Gardens & Conservation Center began as a garden in 1937 and now boasts many exotic plants and animals from around the world.
• Since 1977, Happy Trails Stables have been offering scenic horseback riding excursions for visitors from its location in Coral Harbour. Pickup times from Paradise Island and Nassau hotels are available.
• A tour of John Watling’s Distillery at the beautifully restored Buena Vista Estate is a must see for rum lovers and history buffs alike.
• Nassau Botanical Garden is a luscious 18-acre tropical garden is filled with 600 species of trees and shrubs and hundreds of other scenic tropical plants, palms, fish and ponds.
• Known as The Retreat, the national park serves as the headquarters of the Bahamas National Trust and is home to 170 exotic palms and is open
to the public Monday through Friday.
• Aquaventure is located in the center of Atlantis’ waterscape development. This 141-acre water-themed attraction is one of the largest in the world.
• The crystal clear waters provide divers with the unique opportunity to view coral reefs, blue holes, caves, shipwrecks and sharks.
• Dolphin Cay is a vast 14-acre dolphin habitat located at the Atlantis, Paradise Island.
• Snorkeling enthusiasts can explore the region’s famed coral reefs, including the Rose Island Reefs, the Gambier Deep Reef, Bobby Rock Channel and the Goulding Reef Cays.
• At Bahamas Lighthouse Museum and Gift Ship, visitors can view architectural drawings dating back to the 1800s and 1900s, buoy lanterns, navigational instruments, knot tying displays and more.
•Bahamas Historical Society Museum includes displays depicting Bahamian history from the days of Columbus
to the present.
• Christ Church Cathedral is located just off of Bay Street and was built in 1670.
• A popular dish in the Bahamas is Bahamian stew fish, which includes celery, onions, tomatoes, spices and fish, and Johnny cake – bread made with butter, milk, flour, sugar, salt and baking power.