Our Beautiful Island
Paradise Island in the Bahamas is a small island of almost 700 acres that has been developed as a playground for those visiting the islands. Attached to Nassau by two bridges, the goal of this island has been to provide entertainment and a true island getaway for those on vacation in the Bahamas. Whether you are travelling with family or on a romantic holiday, you are sure to find accommodation to suit your budget. From the exclusive Atlantis resort to a beach front villa rental, quaint hotel or luxury condo, deals and packages abound on this delightful island.
Things To Do
The clear turquoise waters that surround Paradise Island are ideal for those who enjoy spending their holiday water bound. Wrecks and reefs provide plenty of diving opportunities and the warm waters are perfect for snorkeling as well. Bone fish and deep sea fishing is available for all levels of fishing enthusiasts. There are also plenty of sail boat and motor boat rentals available across the island.
Beach lovers will be spoiled for choice with the numerous beautiful beaches to visit. Whether staying on Paradise Island or heading over to Nassau, you can choose from local hideaways to get away from the hustle and bustle of the island.
Places To Go
As well as relaxing in the sun on the stunning beaches, there is plenty to see and do during a visit to Paradise Island. Many historical and cultural attractions dot the island and the neighboring Nassau. Tours are available to visit many of these monuments as well as some of the natural history sites. Bird lovers will be overwhelmed with the many tropical species they can spot while on the island.
For visitors who are over 18, a number of world class casinos can be visited. Atlantis, Paradise Island Casino is the largest casino in the Caribbean and offers the widest choice of games in the Caribbean. Finally, this is a golfer’s dream with several stunning, ocean side courses that can be played
Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island is more than a place to stay. It provides numerous marine exhibits including Dolphin Cay where visitors can swim and interact with dolphins and sea lions, as well as a number of lagoons where holiday makers can come face to face with many different marine species. From snorkeling amongst 20,000 species of tropical fish to being surrounded by sharks and barracudas while in a 100-foot clear tube, all guests will be awed by these stunning displays.
Getting Around The Island
The most common methods of travel around the island are rental cars, scooters, buses and taxis. Car rental agencies and taxi stands are located at most major hotels. The bus is a small 32-seater that travels to all areas of Paradise Island and Nassau.
Getting To and From The Island
There are a number of options when it comes to travel to Paradise Island. Commercial, charter and private flights land daily in Nassau and then it’s just a short hop to the island. A ferry or water taxi can also take you from Nassau to Paradise Island. Private boats and cruise ships both dock in Nassau and Paradise Island.
Whether you are looking for a fun-filled holiday or a relaxing retreat where you do nothing at all, you are sure to discover exactly what you need with a trip to Paradise Island
- 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 – Nassau
- 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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