Cities Less Traveled: Exploring Nassau, Bahamas

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Featured, LeTravelista, Portfolio | 0 comments

Cities Less Traveled: Exploring Nassau, Bahamas

When you think of must-see places in the Bahamas, is Nassau at the top of that list? Unless you are on a cruise, it probably isn’t; but it needs to be. Nassau is home to clear blue waters, white sandy beaches, and a history rich in pirates and rum. Both beachgoers and city explorers find spending time here easy and exciting. Additionally travelers enjoy the many great museums and tasty restaurants. 

Nassau offers visitors a variety of things to do and see, and therefore, it needs to be on the top of your must-see list. So book a room at one of the many hotels in Nassau and explore the great city of Nassau.  

Come By Plane or Come By Sea

Nassau is a popular destination among cruises. Cruise guests often look for ships that port in Nassau because it is a safe, fun, beautiful place to visit. The only downfall is that cruise guests are limited to one day on shore. You can book one of the many excursions offered, including the one-of-a-kind Bites of Nassau Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour. Tour guests spend three hours tasting local food and hearing about the many historical sites that make Nassau special.

If one day is not enough for you, the Lynden Pindling International Airport is a full-service airport. There is no shortage of ways to fly to Nassau with an airport that services all the major airlines.

Choosing the Best Hotel

There are many great hotels in Nassau. From beachfront resorts to quaint boutiques, there is a hotel for everyone. It isn’t a matter of which hotel is the best; it is a matter of what interests you. 

On one hand, your interests may best be fulfilled by lounging on a beach or relaxing at a resort, which is when you would want to stay at The Cove Atlantis. On the other hand, you may prefer staying in a place away from the crowds such as the Marley Resort and Spa. No matter what your interests, there is a perfect place for you. 

Must-See Attractions

Depending on how long you have, you need to plan on spending your time exploring the magical beaches of Nassau; Sandy Toes and Cable Beach are just a couple of the favorites you must see. 

If beaches are not the only reason you traveled to Nassau, and you want to experience a bit of the culture and history, then head to town. Historical sites such as the Christ Church Cathedral and the Heritage Museum of the Bahamas are fan favorites, but there is more to see beyond that. In fact, a great way to experience the local culture is to take a tour such as the Gallery Hop. This unique tour guides visitors through several art galleries rich in Bahamian culture. 

Nassau is rich in culture and beauty, and it offers so much for visitors to see and experience. If you have been to Nassau, what other pieces of advice would you give to someone wanting to explore the city?

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