Destination

The Bahamas Holidays

Island jewels of the sea

Hidden away amid the Caribbean’s turquoise waters, the Bahamas offers a delicious cocktail of cosmopolitan city life and suburban solitude, making it the perfect destination for any intrepid traveller. From beach bums and sun worshippers, to carnival seekers, romantic honeymooners and daring divers, the Bahamas will seduce you all. Soak up the charm and allure of Nassau, dote over the famous swimming pigs at The Exumas and visit the sailing capital, The Abacos. With the taste of rum on your tongue and the soft white sand between your toes, we guarantee you’ll be mesmerised by the kaleidoscopic vibrancy of the Bahamas.

Destination Highlights
  • 700 islands to explore
  • Easy island hopping, by boat or plane
  • Small family run properties
  • Deserted beaches and amazing marine life
Essential Information
See Practical Information
  • Time Zone GMT -5 hours
  • Currency BSD - Bahamian Dollar
  • Visa Information British citizens do not need to obtain a visa for stays under 21 days
  • Language English
  • Flight Time Approx 9 hours; direct flights from the UK are available
  • Health Information No vaccinations required

Top Tips from our Experts

Martyn

Destination Executive

“Only a 30-minute flight from Nassau is the Exumas. One of the 365 dotted gems is home to the swimming pigs on Big Major Cay. Take our day excursion to meet this friendly pack". 

Katie

Brand & Advertising Campaign Manager

“Bahamian food is amazing. Some of my favourites are conch fritters or salad, with a similar texture to scallops, they are fresh and delicate". 

Jas

Destination Specialist

“Ever wanted to stay on a yacht rather than a hotel? We can tailor make bespoke itineraries for sailing holidays in the Bahamas with fully qualified crew and cooks". 

Types of Bahamas holidays

Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, it’s possible for UK residents to marry in the Bahamas. You need to be in the country for 24 hours before you apply for the Bahamian marriage license and you must have completed a sworn declaration before a Bahamian Notary Public. You need to present your birth certificate, a valid passport, flight tickets, and immigration card.

The Bahamas offers some of the best diving in the world. The clear waters are home to coral reef ridges, underwater caverns, historical shipwrecks, dramatic vertical walls and blue holes. It’s a prime spot for seeing dolphins, sharks, sea turtles, Nassau groupers, lionfish, and spiny lobsters. 

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

Grand Isle Resort & Spa

Bahamas

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Grand Isle Resort & Spa

Hope Town Harbour Lodge

The Abacos

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Average: 3.5 (1 vote)
Hope Town Harbour Lodge

Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour

The Abacos

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Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour

Warwick Paradise Island

Bahamas

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Warwick Paradise Island

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