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Introducing the Bahamas

The Bahamas offer honeymoon couples a choice of 30 tropical islands fringed by sugar-white sands and lapped by warm, clear waters that are ideal for swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, sailing and fishing – just perfect for a fun-filled honeymoon or romantic getaway.

What to do and see in the Bahamas

Choose to unwind at Las Vegas-style resorts on New Providence, Paradise and Grand Bahama islands or escape the crowds for the famous pink-hued sand beaches of Exuma, Harbour Island and Eleuthera.

With more than 700 palm-fringed cays and islands to choose from, the Commonwealth of The Bahamas offers a huge choice of quiet and secluded beaches as well as glamorous powder-white beaches frequented by movie stars and European royalty – all just a 35-minute flight from Miami.

A huge range of resort accommodation options is available, ranging from boutique hotels and all-inclusive resorts to budget properties – perfect for honeymoon couples.

Map of the Bahamas Map courtesy of Bahamas Tourist Office

Paradise Island, New Providence Island and Grand Bahama Island are the most popular holiday destinations in the Bahamas, followed by Eleuthera, the Exumas and the Andros Islands.

Best time to visit the Bahamas

The best time for a honeymoon in the Bahamas is from November to April, when temperatures average a balmy 24°C with cooling trade winds.

Temperatures average 28°C during the rest of the year, with the temperature dropping about 5°C after dark. Summer, from May to October, is the rainy season. June through to November marks the official hurricane season.

Getting to the Bahamas

The Bahamas comprise a chain of more than 700 islands (of which less than 30 are inhabited) and 2000 cays (small isles) that stretch for 96km across the Atlantic Ocean southeast of Florida.

By air, Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport is just a 55-minute flight from Miami and less than 3 hours from New York. The islands of Grand Bahama, Abacos, Eleuthera and the Exumas have direct flight connections to Miami International Airport and Nassau.

Latest update about Bahamas honeymoon destination: 10 November, 2017


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