Rejuvenate in Beautiful Nassau, Bahamas

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Curator’s statement

Nassau, Bahamas offers stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and a range of water activities like snorkeling and diving. Its historical sites, local cuisine, and friendly atmosphere make it a great destination for relaxation and exploration. A popular food in the Bahamas is conch. A popular liquor in the Bahamas is Rum and a popular cake in the Bahamas is Rum Cake. A popular drink in the Bahamas is Goombay Punch. You can find a variety of all-inclusive resorts in the Bahamas but not all resorts offer this option. This destination is suitable for couples, groups, families, or singles.

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Where to stay in Nassau Bahamas

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar

From pristine waters to authentic Bahamian service, this beachfront Bahamas resort provides stunning golf and tennis facilities, eight pools, water sports like snorkeling and kayaking, and a unique wildlife sanctuary.

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  • $100 hotel / resort credit.

  • Breakfast daily.

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Rosewood Baha Mar

The upscale pick of the three Baha Mar resorts, here you’ll find seclusion, romance, and guaranteed ocean views.

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  • $100 food / beverage credit.

  • Breakfast daily.

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SLS Baha Mar

With idyllic stretches of white-sand beaches, a golf course, casino and night club, guests are always in for a good time at SLS Baha Mar.

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  • $100 food / beverage credit.

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Things to do in Nassau Bahamas

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Fun Things to do in Nassau, Bahamas

Atlantis Paradise Island - Atlantis Paradise Island is an ocean-themed resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. The resort has 5 hotel options. They are: The Cove, The Royal, The Reef, The Coral, and Harborside Resort.

Hit the Beach - Cable Beach is Nassau’s best-known oasis for its four-kilometer stretch of beach. It is located west of town on New Providence’s north coast and is home to some of the Nassau, Bahamas premier hotels.

Casinos - The Baha Mar Hotel is the biggest casino in the Caribbean. The Hotel offers more than 1,000 slot machines and 100+ tables offering 18 types of games from Blackjack to Baccarat.

Queen's Staircase - This is rich history. The 150-foot deep canyon was built with the labor of enslaved people in the 1700’s. It took 600 slaves working 18-hour days to carve out the 66 steps leading down toward town. It was created as an escape route for soldiers potentially fleeing the nearby Nassau, Bahamas fort.

John Watlings Distillery - Providing high-quality Rum spirits and services 7 days a week. Here you can shop, have a signature cocktail, or a scheduled Rum tasting (e-mail to pre-arrange).

Nassau Straw Market - Here you will find authentic souvenirs. Some refer to it as the "Flea-market". Pay with cash or some venders even accept credit/debit cards.

Boat & Snorkeling Rides - Cruise to different islands along the coast, including Pearl, Rose, and Athol Islands, then visit the coral reef and snorkel in clear waters.

Swim with the Pigs - Sail to Pig Beach on a catamaran and pet and swim with the pigs.

Places to eat & drink in Nassau Bahamas

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La Caverna - If you like Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Romana, Lazio, you will love this restaurant!

Curly's Restaurant and Bar - Excellent seafood and burgers located on the Fish Fry strip.

Pirate Republic Brewing Co - A variety of beers and seasonal beers that you are sure to love. Don’t like beers, no problem they also offer seltzers! Nibble on some of their delicious entrée's while sipping on your cold beverages.

JWB Steakhouse and Seafood - Offers a contemporary menu of prime steaks, fresh local seafood, and a raw bar, all paired with world-class wines and hand-crafted cocktails.

Dune - Located on the shores of Paradise Island overlooking the beautiful Caribbean waters. The menu offers international menu options by Michelin-starred Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s signature dishes, inspired by his travels around the world.

Stix Noodle Bar - Delicious Asian menu with vegan friendly options as well.

Marcus at Baha Mar Fish + Chop House - 400 seat dining facility featuring an open Grill Kitchen, Seafood Display Station, Lavish Bar and Cocktail Lounge, Wine Bar, Outdoor patio, Outdoor Garden, Outdoor Terrace and Private dining room.

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