8 Must-Go Places When Vacationing in Bahamas

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Cable Beach - Nassau, BahamasMost travelers agree that vacationing in the Bahamas is one great experience everyone will treasure for the rest of their lives. From the breathtaking beaches, good hotels, and both historic and contemporary attractions, Bahamas is a must-visit for everybody who wants to visit the Caribbean islands.

Here are some things you should never miss putting on your bucket list when you are in Bahamas.

  1. The Dolphin Experience

If the whole family is vacationing, then you should take your kids there. Your animal-loving children would surely love the Grand Bahama Island’s gently, friendly, and well-trained bottlenose dolphins.

  1. Cable Beach

If you want to capture the most picturesque view in Bahamas, there is no better place than Cable Beach. Cable Beach has that famous white and soft sand, as well as crystal clear water that has been a trademark of Caribbean beaches.

  1. Marine Habitat at Atlantis

If you want to say hello to marine creatures, Marine Habitat at Atlantis has plenty to offer. This place has 14 lagoons, numerous caves, and over 50,000 marine animals. Sea turtles, dolphins, stingrays, and sea lions are only some of the many sea creatures your kids would surely enjoy watching and interacting with.

  1. Christ Church Cathedral

If you want to stay out of the water for a while and enjoy the dry land, visiting the historic Christ Church Cathedral would be an excellent and worthy place to go to. The church was built in 1670 and was restored as late as the 1990s. The architecture, as well as the historical decors would sure fascinate you a lot.

  1. Port Lucaya Market Place

Shopaholics out there, brace your selves! Port Lucaya has over 80 stores where you can shop until you drop. Get the best bang for your buck by haggling (don’t be shy because it’s a practice here!) on prices and get the best deals on most of the items.

  1. Junkanoo

Take part in this night parade held during winter season called Junkanoo, a big celebration held all over the islands. Be fascinated with the colorful, elaborate costumes and witness the fun street dancings for free.

  1. Thunderball Grotto

If you are an experienced scuba diver or snorkeler and want to experience the famous Grotto which appeared in the James Bond movies “Never Say Never Again” and “Thunderball”, Thunderball Grotto is an ultimate pick! However, if you are a beginner diver or snorkeler, wipe that sad expression off your face because you can still enjoy the Grotto during low tides.

  1. Lucayan National Park

The most favorite park of the travelers among the three national parks of the Grand Bahama, Lucayan National Park is a 40-acre spread of  palm and pines trees, mangrove, ad white sand beaches. It even has a cave which is among the longest limestone caves worldwide!