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Top Resorts in the Bahamas

Choose to stay at a Las Vegas-style resort on New Providence, Paradise and Grand Bahama islands. Or escape the crowds and unwind on the famous pink-hued sand beaches of Exuma, Harbour Island and Eleuthera for luxurious yet quiet hotel options.

A huge range of accommodation options are available in the Bahamas, ranging from boutique hotels and all-inclusive resorts to budget properties – perfect for newlyweds – including the following…


New Providence Island (Nassau & Paradise Island)…

One&Only Ocean Club One&Only Ocean Club
Location: Paradise Island
Rating: 5-star
Prices: from AUD1299 per room
Description: Be pampered at Paradise Island's most exclusive address – the renowned One&Only Ocean Club – set above an uncrowded white-sand beach that stretches for 5km along the island's north shore. The resort offers 105 elegantly furnished rooms, with king-size beds, gilt-framed mirrors and dark-wood armoires. The resort nestles amid 35 lush acres complete with a 12th-century cloister and gardens inspired by Versailles. Complimentary amenities includes 24-hour Butler service, strawberries and Champagne delivered to room every afternoon, fresh fruit presentation and High-speed Internet. The One&Only Ocean Club offers a pillow menu, bottled mineral water, and a daily newspaper. Guests can also expect an unpacking and packing luggage service and a nightly turndown service. Facilities incl.: 2 restaurants, 3 bars, 2 outdoor pools, concierge, health club & spa, room service, 24-hour butler service, 18-hole golf course, 6 tennis courts (lit for night play) and water sports.

The Reef AtlantisThe Reef Atlantis, Autograph Collection
Location: Paradise Island
Rating: 5-star
Prices: from AUD833 per room
Description: Located directly on Paradise Beach, this luxurious residential resort boasts a large casino, a 141-acre water park and a marine habitat. Each spacious accommodation includes kitchen facilities and private furnished balcony. Every accommodation features garden, harbor or Atlantic Ocean views. The warmly decorated suites offer satellite TV and an iPod docking station. A minibar, fridge and 24 hours room service are also provided. On-site dining includes 21 restaurants and 19 bars. Fine dining is available at Nobu and Café Martinique. Bimini Road serves Caribbean dishes. Other amenities are included such as access to the Atlantic Movie Theatre, Fitness Centre, unlimited local phone calls, casino lessons and two 12 oz bottles of water daily. The 10,000-square-foot gym offers yoga and Pilates classes. Rock climbing, tennis courts and golf courses are also on site.The property features world-class duty free shopping boutiques including Cartier, Gucci, Michael Kors and Versace. Dolphin Cove at The Reef Paradise Beach allows guests to swim with the dolphins and sea lions. Guests can relax on the lazy river which floats through the tropical foliage. Snorkeling in the ruins of Atlantis and scuba diving are also available.

The Cove Atlantis The Cove Atlantis, Autograph Collection
Location: Paradise Island
Rating: 5-star
Prices: from AUD877 per room
Description: Featuring luxury oceanfront suites, this Atlantis resort area includes its own large outdoor pool facility just for adults and a private beach area. A selection of dining and gaming options is also available. The bright, spacious suites of The Cove Atlantis feature a private balcony with views of the ocean. A marble bathroom, flat-screen cable TV and iPod docking station are included. Free unlimited local calls are also granted. Cain at The Cove provides 3 beautiful pools with an outdoor gaming pavilion, private cabanas and poolside bar. Dolphin Cay, Aquaventure water park and golfing are also offered. Guests will enjoy free access to the Atlantis Movie Theatre and casino lessons. Guests can enjoy casual to fine dining at any of the 21 restaurants at Atlantis. Guests can also play casino games while relaxing with cocktails at the Seaglass lounge or one of the 19 bars. The Atlantis Cove is 28 km from Nassau International Airport. The Antiquities Museum is a 5-minute walk away.

Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore IslandSandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island
Location: Cable Beach
Rating: 5-star
Prices: from AUD800 per room
Description: Sandals Royal Bahamian All Inclusive Resort - Couples Only is minutes away from excellent duty-free shopping in Downtown Nassau and world class gambling on Paradise Island. The resort has spa services, 7 pools, 10 gourmet dining options, and 8 bars. Nightly entertainment, a fitness facility, and water sports equipment are enjoyed in a relaxed beachfront setting. Guestrooms, villas, and suites with sumptuous 4-poster mahogany beds are perfect refuges for relaxation and privacy. Air conditioning and ceiling fans add tropical flair. Complimentary wireless (high-speed) Internet access is also available.

Riu Palace Paradise IslandRiu Palace Paradise Island
Location: Paradise Island
Rating: 4-star
Prices: from AUD528 per room
Description: The Riu Palace Paradise Island resort faces an ivory-sand beach stretching 5km along the Atlantic Ocean; a casino is adjacent and the Paradise Shopping Centre is a short walk away. Meals at resort restaurants, all-day snacks, drinks at a swim-up bar, 24 hour room service, a daily activity program, and evening entertainment are a few amenities included in the room rate at this all-inclusive resort. A sand-colored tower houses 379 guestrooms. Balconies feature ocean views; decor includes cream walls with framed pastel prints and brightly patterned bedspreads. Facilities incl.: 5 restaurants, 4 bars, outdoor pool, concierge, spa, sauna, jacuzzi, fitness gym, beach volleyball court, entertainment program, room service and water sports.


Abaco Islands…

Abaco Beach Resort & Boat HarbourAbaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour
Location: Marsh Harbour, Bahamas
Rating: 4-star
Prices: from AUD498 per room
Description: Located on the east shore of Great Abaco Island, this beachfront resort is a great choice, especially if you're interested in diving or fishing. Well-furnished guest rooms offer private terraces or balconies with views overlooking the marina and Sea of Abaco. The on-site Angler's Restaurant offers one of Marsh Harbour's best dining experiences. Facilities incl.: restaurant, 2 bars, 2 outdoor pools, excercise room, Wi-Fi (free in lobby), 2 tennis courts, bikes and watersports.

Treasure Cay Hotel Resort & MarinaTreasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort
Location: Treasure Cay, Bahamas
Rating: 3-star
Prices: from AUD131 per room
Description: With 7 km of private beach, a marina and an 18-hole golf course, Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort is facing Brigantine Bay. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all areas and public parking is free of charge. The accommodations are air conditioned and have cable TV and a balcony or patio. Some units also include a bath or shower in the bathroom. The apartments boast a kitchenette. Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort features 3 restaurants and bars on site.

Green Turtle Club Resort & MarinaGreen Turtle Club Resort & Marina
Location: Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas
Rating: 3-star
Prices: from AUD339 per room
Description: Enjoy laid-back luxury at this beachfront resort that also offers a full-service on-site marina and dive shop. Spread across 32 hectares of low-lying scrubland, the resort feels very much like a country club with a choice of spacious and luxurious bungalows set within a gently sloping landscaped garden. Bedrooms boast four-poster beds, French-inspired draperies, oak floors, terra-cotta tiled patios and wicker or rattan furniture. Villas with kitchens are also available. Facilities incl.: 2 restaurants, 2 bars, outdoor pool, bikes and watersports.


Bimini…

Resorts World BiminiResorts World Bimini
Location: Alice Town
Rating: 5-star
Prices: from AUD465 per room
Description: This beachfront complex is set in the Bimini Islands, 5 minutes’ drive from the Lost City of Atlantis. Resorts World Bimini features a sun terrace with swimming pool, an extensive garden and free Wi-Fi throughout. The suites, villas and studios with contemporary décor offer air conditioning, cable TV, telephone and a terrace with views. Bathrooms come with a bath or shower, while kitchens include a dining area, stove and fridge. The restaurant on-site serves international food, grilled dishes and there is a pizzeria and a bar. Resorts World Bimini also has an on-site grocery store and a shopping area. This resort also features tennis courts, a kid’s club, business centre, a gym, beach club and banquet facilities. Activities such as snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking, kite surfing, wind surfing and swimming with dolphins can be arranged as well. Resorts World Bimini is 5 minutes’ drive from the Healing Hole and 90 minutes’ ferry ride from Miami.

Bimini Big Game Club Resort & MarinaBimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina
Location: Alice Town
Rating: 4-star
Prices: from AUD319 per room
Description: Boutique out island resort with marina and dive shop is located on the eastern shore in Alice Town. An on-site restaurant and free Wi-Fi are also available. A flat-screen TV and remote controlled air conditioner are found in each tropically decorated room at the Bimini Big Game Resort & Marina. The Big Game Bar & Grill serves fresh fish, burgers, steaks, pasta and salads to please any craving with indoor or outdoor dining with views of the marina. The pool bar serves thirst quenching cocktails. Guests can enjoy use of bicycles, kayaks and paddle boards along with a game room and hammocks under the swaying palms. Dive shop offers daily diving, scuba diving lessons, snorkelling and equipment rental.

Hilton at Resorts World BiminiHilton at Resorts World Bimini
Location: Alice Town
Rating: 4-star
Prices: from AUD262 per room
Description: Offering an infinity pool with stunning Marina views, Hilton at Resorts World Bimini is located on the beach in North Bimini. Free WiFi access is available throughout. The modern suites and deluxe rooms with marina and resort views also feature hardwood floors, and marble top double sinks; some have private patio. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner is served in a casual fare at Hemingway's restaurant. Activities such as snorkeling, parasailing, glass-bottomed boat trips and World’s best sport fishing can be arranged, and there is also a boutique casino with table games and 150 slot machines.


Eleuthera…

Cape Eleuthera Resort and Yacht ClubCape Eleuthera Resort and Yacht Club
Location: Freetown
Rating: 4-star
Prices: from AUD418 per room
Description: Featuring exotic architecture and beautiful views of Rock Sound, these luxury waterfront vacation homes boast their own private beach and a pool. Guests can also arrange to go fishing with an expert guide. A private balcony and large windows offer stunning views from each townhouse of the Cape Eleuthera Resort and Marina. A full gourmet kitchen and cable TV are included. Guests of Cape Eleuthera and Marina can take to the water and learn to scuba dive or snorkel. Other services are also offered such as water sports and island tours. Free coffee is always available.

Eleuthera and Harbour IslandSky Beach Club
Location: Governors Harbour
Rating: 4-star
Prices: from AUD346 per room
Description: Sky Beach Club is located in Governor’s Harbour, 1.4 km from the French Leave Beach and 1 km from the ferry dock. It offers an outdoor pool, free WiFi access and features a restaurant on site. The accommodations are bright with a modern style. They feature modern amenities like flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, CD and DVD players. The bathrooms have showers. Some units also boast a spa bath. Each accommodation offers stunning views of the seafront. At Sky Beach Club guests will enjoy of a garden and a bar. Other facilities offered on site include meeting facilities. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including snorkelling. The property offers free parking.


Harbour Island…

Coral SandsCoral Sands Hotel
Location: Harbour Island
Rating: 3-star
Prices: from AUD700 per room
Description: Located on 5 km of beach, this Bahamas hotel offers snorkeling and lounge chairs at the beach. Rooms include a cable TV. The bright, airy rooms at the Coral Sands Hotel feature large windows and light colors. The rooms have tile or wood floors and include a mini-safe. Guests can swim in the outdoor pool or play a game of billiards in the game room. The hotel also has a tennis court. The Terrace Restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner. The Beach Bar & Lounge serves local Caribbean cuisine for lunch. Free continental breakfast is included in the room rate. The Coral Sands is 5.7 km from the North Eleuthera Airport. The Spanish Wells Museum is within a 20-minute drive of the property.


Exuma Islands…

Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Resort and SpaSandals Emerald Bay Golf Resort and Spa
Location: Emerald Bay
Rating: 5-star
Prices: from AUD829 per room
Description: Set along a pristine, white-sand beach, among 500 acres of tropical gardens, this all-inclusive resort makes the most of its stunning location in Exuma, Bahamas. Sandals Emerald Bay Great Exuma - All Inclusive offers a range of ocean view and beachfront rooms, suites and villas, with balconies or patios that open to beach, ocean or garden views. Rooms have complimentary WiFi, iPod docks, DVD players, cable TV, minibars, and deep soaking bathtubs. Seven restaurants and 6 bars offer unlimited fine dining and premium beverages, while an exhaustive selection of watersports and Greg Norman-designed golf course keep guests entertained.

Grand Isle Resort and SpaGrand Isle Resort and Spa
Location: Emerald Bay
Rating: 4-star
Prices: from AUD520 per room
Description: Located in Emerald Bay, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course, 1.9 km from Emerald Bay Beach, and within 20 km (12 mi) of Hoopers Bay and Exuma Beach. Palm Bay Beach and Rolletown Tombs are also within 40 km (25 mi). All 78 rooms boast jetted tubs and offer free WiFi and kitchens. Washers/dryers and furnished balconies or patios are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Spend the day relaxing on the beach or pampering yourself at Grand Isle Resort and Spa's full-service spa.


Grand Bahama…

Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht HarbourOld Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour
Location: West End, Bahamas
Rating: 4-star
Prices: from AUD412 per room
Description: Occupying the western tip of Grand Bahama Island 56 miles off the Florida coast, this beachfront resort, with a 72-slip marina, offers secluded tranquility 25 miles from downtown Freeport. Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour's plantation-style guest suites (all nonsmoking) feature balconies or terraces, beds with pillowtop mattresses, upgraded linens/towels, kitchens, and bathrooms with jetted tubs and stall showers. Guests of Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour sunbathe around a freeform pool and on a 200-yard beach, enjoy complimentary use of water-sports gear, and take meals at an open-air beach bar.

Grand LucayanGrand Lucayan
Location: Freeport
Rating: 4-star
Prices: from AUD254 per room
Description: Grand Lucayan is situated on a south-shore beach, just 15 minutes from the airport and across the street from Port Lucaya Marketplace's shops, dining, and night life. With oversized balconies boasting stunning ocean views to tranquil marina and island views, each room features complementary wireless internet, large desks, ottomans, in-room safes, coffee/tea makers, iron/ironing boards, flat-screen TVs, and Bluetooth™ radios. Attractions at Grand Lucayan include a serpentine pool, an infinity pool, heated lap pool, water sports, 1 golf course, 4 tennis courts offering Glam Slam surfaces, and the 25,000-square-foot full-service spa and fitness center. Dining options include 5 restaurants, 2 bars, and 2 cafes, offering flavors from around the globe.

Pelican Bay Resort at LucayaPelican Bay Resort at Lucaya
Location: Port Lucaya
Rating: 4-star
Prices: from AUD217 per room
Description: Adjacent to Port Lucaya Marketplace, this resort occupies a promontory jutting into Bell Channel Bay, a narrow waterway near Grand Bahama's south shore. Freeport is 5 miles away. Spacious, tropical decor guestrooms and suites at Pelican Bay Resort include free wireless Internet access, ceiling fans, air conditioning, and balconies or verandas with rattan or teak furniture. Guests at Pelican Bay Resort lounge near 3 bayside pools, take a shuttle boat to another pool, walk to the beach for water sports, and enjoy 2 bars and 2 restaurants on site.


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Latest update: Top Resorts in the Bahamas: 26 November, 2018


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