Green Turtle Cay
Our Beautiful Island
Green Turtle Cay is a tropical paradise found in the Abacos in the Bahamas. With lush greenery, pristine white sand beaches and clear turquoise waters, everyone will be overwhelmed by the beauty of Green Turtle Cay Bahamas. A holiday in Green Turtle Cay offers the ideal combination of modern conveniences with the charm and history of the Old Bahamas. Local Bahamian residents are welcoming and friendly making everyone feel at home during their stay on the island. With a range of accommodation, from a villa rental to luxury condos, hotels, resorts and quaint island cottages, there is something for everyone. Green Turtle Cay is an excellent choice for a fun-filled family vacation or a romantic holiday getaway in the Northern Bahama islands..
Things To Do
Both land lovers and water lovers will enjoy a holiday in Green Turtle Cay. There are a number of stunning beaches located on the island, as well as uninhabited beaches that are just a short boat ride away. It will be easy for sun lovers to spend each day of their vacation on a different beach with so many to choose from.
Crystal clear waters surrounding the island make this an ideal spot for diving, fishing and boating. The coral reef provides a home for many different species of tropical fish, as well as the many wrecks and caverns that can be explored. Both sail boat and motor boat rentals are available across the island.
Places To Go
New Plymouth is the main town on Green Turtle Cay and it is full of history. It is one of the oldest communities in the Abacos and was the capital of the Bahamas at one time. For history buffs, this is well worth a visit. Strolling down the streets full of clapboard houses will make visitors feel like they have stepped back in time. The Alton Lowe Museum is also located here, and is full of art and historical pieces collected for over one hundred years. The Memorial Sculpture Garden will also give a unique insight into the diverse heritage of both this island and the Bahamas as a whole.
Getting Around The Island
The narrow and unpaved roads of Green Turtle mean that travel is usually accomplished by golf cart or bicycle rental. Also, as the cay is so small, many areas can be reached by a short walk.
Getting To and From The Island
Green Turtle Cay is only accessible by boat. A ferry runs throughout the day from Treasure Cay for those who have flown into Treasure Cay or Marsh Harbour. Private boats or boats rented from other islands in the Bahamas can dock at the Marina in Green Turtle Cay.
Whether you are looking for a tropical vacation for your family or a romantic getaway with a loved one, the ambiance of Green Turtle Cay is sure to be the ideal choice for those looking for the charm of the Old Bahamas.
- Local currency – Bahamian dollar (US dollars also accepted)
- Average Temp – Average daytime high of 77 - 88 F
- Visa Needed (from USA) – No
- Latitude and Longitude of principal city – New Plymouth
- High Season dates – December - April
- Pets Allowed – Yes with permit
- Which side of the road do they drive on – Left
- Amount of airport departure tax - $15 for all passengers over the age of 6
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