10 Best Resorts in the Bahamas
With over 700 islands and 2,000 cays, the Bahamas is one of the best places in the world to take a vacation. There is a warm climate, spectacular beaches, friendly local people and lots of amazing hotels and resorts for all budgets.
This country is perfect to visit all year round but deciding which one to choose can be tough. You can find luxurious accommodation perfect for honeymoons, families, couples and anyone seeking a break to get away from it all.
If you are looking to plan a dream break to the Bahamas, here is our list of the best places to stay.
1. The Cove Atlantis, Autograph Collection, Paradise Island
Atlantis, located on Paradise Island is home to a huge water park, over 5 miles of beaches, 11 pools, an 18-hole oceanfront golf course and a casino with 85 gaming tables and 700 slot machines. Atlantis is one of the most popular resorts in The Bahamas due to the activities and entertainment on offer. Atlantis has massive waterslides made to look like Mayan temples which are surrounded by swimming pools and fresh & saltwater lagoons. This is a great resort for families with kids due to the amazing activities.
2. The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Paradise Island
The Ocean Club is an upscale resort located on the north shore of Paradise Island. Opening in 1962, this upscale and secluded resort is popular with international tourists and celebrities and offers a relaxing vacation with direct access to a stunning white sandy beaches. The resort has 3 swimming pools, ocean views and offers fine dining and outstanding service. It has a fitness center, outdoor pools, and is kid friendly. While the Ocean Club is geared towards those wanting a quieter time away from home, it is close enough to other attractions and resorts for those wishing to maybe spice things up for a night or two.
3. Grand Isle Resort & Spa, Great Exuma
Grand Isle Resort And Spa is located on the beach on Farmer's Hill, in beautiful Exuma. The benefits of staying here include beachfront villas and ultimate relaxation. The luxury villas here are amazing and there is also a spa, wellness centre and a restaurant. If you are a keen golf fan there are lots of courses nearby and Exuma International Airport is a 10-minute drive away.
4. Rosewood Baha Mar, Nassau
Rosewood Baha Mar is in one best-rated locations in Nassau with over 1,000 yards of pristine white-sand beach. This elegant resort has a tennis court, golf course, and spa, along with an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. Guests can dine in the in-house restaurant or relax in the bar. All rooms are air-conditioned and come with butler service and are fitted with a seating area and a flat-screen TV.
5. Breezes Bahamas - All Inclusive Resort, Nassau
Breezes Resort & Spa is an all-inclusive property in a fantastic location in popular Nassau. This resort is located on Cable Beach and is great for travellers, couples and families with children aged 14 and older. Highlight features include the outdoor swimming pools, banquet facilities and beach views. All rooms are modern and come equipped with a private bathroom with marble countertops and a shower. Other benefits of staying here include a variety of food and a fitness centre.
6. Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island, Nassau
Enjoy luxury at one of the most elegant and European resorts in the Bahamas. Sandals all-inclusive luxury resorts are some of the best in the world and the Royal Bahamian is no exception. This is an all-inclusive beach resort with fantastic facilities including 10 speciality restaurants and award winning spa. This is one of the best all round resorts that was once a destination for the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. The beaches, location and exclusive VIP Rolls-Royce or Mercedes-Benz airport transfers are added benefits.
7. Pink Sands Resort, Harbour Island
Pink Sands Resort is a 20-acre oceanfront resort located on Harbour Island. This resort is stunning with a pool, 2 tennis courts, and over 3 miles of pink sandy beach. The private cottages are spacious and have modern facilities and free WiFi. The onsite Malcolm 51 Restaurant Blue Bar are located on the beach offering delicious food, drinks and cocktails. Lots of adventures sports and activities can be arranged here including fishing and snorkeling, or you can even rent your own boat. Pink Sands Resort is the perfect getaway for couples offering a mix of leisure, romance and relaxation.
8. Valentines Residences, Resort & Marina, Harbour Island
Valentines Resort & Marina is located on the waterfront of Harbour Island and has a private dock, a diving centre and a freshwater pool. The apartments are large and offer luxury accommodation and all come with a terrace and sea views. All studio and apartments have a living-dining area with flat-screen cable TV, a fully equipped kitchen and a marble bathroom. The on-site Boat House restaurant is highly rated which serves a range of options including seafood.
9. The Cove Eleuthera, Gregory Town
The Cove Eleuthera is a 5-star resort located on the beautiful beachfront in Gregory Town. This resort is in a fantastic location and has really good water sports facilities. Other reasons to stay here include the modern rooms, an outdoor pool, activities and a restaurant serving very tasty food.
10. Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort, Great Exuma
This all-inclusive couples resort is one of the best places to stay in Georgetown. You can experience world-class facilities, great service, 5-star accommodation, outdoor pool, private beaches, modern rooms and lots of sports and activities. You will love this resort, it really is one of the best places to stay in the Caribbean.
Have you ever been to the Bahamas? Do you have any experience of the resorts listed above or would you like to recommend somewhere we missed off our list? Let us know in the comments section below.