Bahamas Honeymoon Hotels & Resorts
Why Honeymoon in the Bahamas?
Why NOT honeymoon in the Bahamas! The Bahamas has become one of the top honeymoon destinations in the world, and there's good reason for that! With over 700 islands and 2,400 cays, the Bahamas is ready and waiting to welcome you on your tropical honeymoon. Bahamians are some of the friendliest of the Caribbean and are excited for you to visit their home. From sandy white beaches to warm turquoise waters, the islands of the Bahamas make the top 10 vacation and honeymoon destination list year after year. With the Bahamas islands only located about 50 miles from the southern Florida, getting here is easy, it's the leaving that's hard!
From 5 star luxury resorts to small quaint inns, there is a variety of accommodations to choose from when planning your trip to the Bahamas. The island is rich in culture and has plenty of activities to fill up your days. Or if you're just looking to unwind with your loved one, spend the afternoon lounging at one of the islands top rated beaches. The islands lure's all types of couples, some seeking nature excursions, scuba diving, golf lovers, scuba divers or sun worshippers. Nassau, the largest city in the Bahamas is a frequent stop for travelers looking for duty free shopping, great food and endless nightlife!
So why haven't you booked your honeymoon yet? With so much to do (or not do), a honeymoon in the tropical islands of the Bahamas is something you will never forget. If we didn't have you booked by ‘white sandy beaches' and 'warm tropical waters' then check out our breakdown of Bahamas information below.
Where to Stay in the Bahamas
When researching your honeymoon to the Bahamas there is a few things to take into consideration. For example you should ask yourself what type of vacation you are looking for. The Bahamas caters to all types of vacationers. Those seeking adventure and nightlife should consider The Atlantis - Paradise Island. There are multiple complexes within this resort including The Reef Atlantis, The Cove Atlantis and the Harborside Resort at the Atlantis. Other fantastic options include an all inclusive resort like the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Resort or the Riu Resort Paradise Island which includes meal and drink plans.
We have compiled a list of some of the top hotels and resorts in the Bahamas to help you figure out where to stay.
Top Romantic Bahamas Hotels & Resorts
-One & Only Ocean Club is an exclusive, elegant property catering to the most discerning traveler. Located on the white sandy shores of Nassau, the One & Only is known for its sophistication and style. Guests feel like royalty at this private estate with top of the line accommodations and services. Some suites and villas even come with 24 hour butler service!
-Stella Maris Resort Club is nestled right on the Atlantic on Long Island, set away from the excitement of the main islands. Travelers that are avid sailors or divers this might be the accommodations for you! Long Island is known to be one of the most beautiful islands of the Bahamas and a frequent destination for honeymooners.
-The Sandals Royal Bahamian is known as the number one all inclusive resorts in the Bahamas. Amenities at the resort include services like 24 hour butler service, spa services, fitness center, diving excursions and so much more! With 7 pools, kayaks and a boat ready to take you to Sandals Private Island there is plenty to do while on your honeymoon!
Top Affordable Bahamas Honeymoon Hotels and Resorts
-Comfort Suites Paradise Island provides guests with affordable accommodations while still catering to anything you might need on your honeymoon. All 229 junior suites have been recently renovated and the resort offers guests full access to the Atlantis!
-British Colonial Hilton Nassau has a location that can't be beat! Nestled right in downtown, this is the only hotel in Nassau with a private beach. Relax in the freshwater pool or walk into town for an afternoon of shopping.
-Best Western Bay View Suite on Paradise Island is a fantastic affordable way to enjoy your Caribbean vacation without breaking the bank! Beautiful tropical gardens surround this property with a private pool and onsite restaurant. A variety of suites makes this a easy choice for your affordable destination.
How To Get There
The Bahamas is surprisingly very accessible to reach by anywhere in the world. Travelers can arrive by air or by sea depending where they are coming from.
If you are coming into the Bahamas by sea you will be docking in Nassau at the Prince George Dock, there will be numerous taxi services located right at the dock as well as information for buses. The Discovery Cruise Line runs daily between Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Freeport, Grand Bahamas. It typically departs at 8:00am and returns at 10:00pm.
While there are 57 airports in the Bahamas, only 24 of them are an official point of entry. International airports include the Grand Bahamas International Airport, Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau and Exuma International Airport. There are several carriers that fly from Miami and Fort Lauderdale to Nassau, Grand Bahama and Freeport. Travel time from Miami is about 35 minutes. Entry requirements for the Bahamas include a valid passport or Visa and an I.D.
Things To Do On Your Honeymoon In the Bahamas
Hopefully by now you have secured your accommodations for the Bahamas (if not than what are you waiting for!) Next step is to plan your vacation and see everything that these beautiful islands have to offer. The Bahamas offers travelers a wide variety of activity to get involved with while on vacation, or you can spend lazy days lounging on the white sandy beaches sipping champagne and basking in your new found commitment together. However you want to plan your honeymoon getaway, the Bahamas is the perfect destination after you say your "I Do's"
Top Things To Do In The Bahamas
-The Dolphin Experience is perfect for the animal loving couple! Spend an afternoon on the Grand Bahama Island interacting with cute bottlenose dolphins. This is one of the largest dive programs in the Caribbean and top rated on TripAdvisor.
-Marine Habitat at Atlantis has 50,000 marine animals scattered around 14 lagoons! Guests can feed stingrays, interact with sea turtles and ride through a underwater tube at the shark habitat. You can also swim with the dolphins and meet a sea lion.
-Port Lucaya Marketplace is a shopper's paradise! Spend an afternoon walking around more than 80 stores including duty free perfume and jewelry stores. The Bahamian straw crafts is also popular, and don't be afraid to haggle the price a little to get a better deal! When you need break grab a snack at one of the 30 plus restaurants and be sure to stick around for the nightlife.
-Thunderball Grotto is easily one of the top snorkeling and scuba diving sports in the Bahamas, thanks to its appearance in 2 James bond movies. The underwater maze offers divers high cave ceilings and small holes where the sun shines through. Bring something to feed the fish as they will likely be in search for food, you can do some underwater feeding!
-Junkanoo is held all over the islands and is something travelers should take part in if they are on the islands during the biggest celebration. Held on Bay Street in Nassau, the Junkanoo is a night parade that is held on Boxing Day (December 26th), New Years Day and once more in the summertime. Elaborate costumes, cow bells, goatskin drums and conch shells fill the streets, dancing is encouraged!
-Bahamas Segway & Beach Experience is an awesome way to travel and see unspoiled territory! A guided tour leads guests along a 210 acre estate lasting for about 90 minutes and ends with a dip in the turquoise waters of Paradise Beach where the scene from Casino Royale was shot!
-Aquaventure Waterpark is located in Atlantis Resort and spans 141 acres of pure water loving fun! The water park is one of the largest in the hemisphere and contains sky high waterslides, grottos and caves. Feeling brave? Then take a ride down Leap of Faith that takes you plummeting down a tube through a tank of sharks.
-The Fish Fry on Arawak Cay is a block party every evening! The colorful village showcases seafood shacks tempting visitors with the best conch salad, conch fritters or fried snapper. It's a local and tourist favorite, but don't leave without trying the famous Sky Juice!
-Stuarts Cove Dive & Snorkel Bahamas is one of the largest dive operators on in the islands! They offers guests a variety of scuba diving excursions as well as snorkeling and SUB (Scenic Underwater Bubble) which is basically a scooter with wheels and a giant bubble that goes over your head and shoulders!