The Bahamas is located off the east coast of Florida, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the warm Caribbean Sea.
The Bahamas, a slice
of holiday heaven: the climate is mild (all year), the sand is
white and the sea is warm and inviting. Located off the east coast
of Florida, there over 700 islands making up the Bahamas so island
hopping, either by sea or sky, is as straightforward as catching a
Nassau is the
capital of the Bahamas and with its Georgian architecture and
pastel coloured buildings has plenty of points of interest. Its
neighbour, Paradise Island, is also popular due to
its first class beaches and great selection of resorts, it's
connected to Nassau by two bridges. A wonderful getaway is Great Exuma, a
small island with amazing beaches and a stunning resort. Wherever
you choose to stay in the Bahamas though it will be pure
Uncover the real Bahamas Enjoy the cultural highlight of the
Bahamian year, the Junkanoo carnival. An annual carnival held every
Boxing Day and New Year's Day, the locals are exceptionally
dedicated to this celebration and spend the entire year preparing
glorious costumes to parade through the streets of Nassau.
Put your dancing shoes on and get ready to party as the parade is
accompanied by energetic dancers and the sound of drums and
But whatever time of year you visit the Bahamas you can take a
trip to the Junkanoo Expo to see the costumes on display and get a
feel for the party atmosphere.
Essential information about the Bahamas.
Flight time from the UK (London) Approximately
Arrival Airport Nassau Lynden Pindling
International Airport, Bahamas.
Entry details (for British passport
A tourist visa is not required for stays of up to 3 months.
Passports need at least 6 months validity from your entry date. If
you're travelling via the U.S. you must adhere to the Visa Waiver
Programme rules. Before you depart, check the latest travel advice
Time difference GMT -5 hours.
Currency Bahamian Dollar.
Here to help
A local Signature representative will meet you at your arrival
airport and direct you to your pre-booked transfer vehicle. You'll
receive a welcome pack containing local information and all contact
details. A welcome meeting will be arranged at your hotel, and
should you need advice during your stay, local representatives will
make regular visits to your resort.
If you are staying at a Sandals resort, you will be met and
transferred to your hotel by a Sandals representative. All welcome
information and details about your stay will be provided by your
Make the most of your time in the Bahamas.
• For an unforgettable experience, take a trip to Blue Lagoon
Island and swim with the dolphins, adults and children alike love
touching, feeding and kissing these loveable animals
• A horse drawn carriage is a great way to see the town centre of
• There are beautiful reefs and wrecks near the Bahamas that are
just waiting to be explored, so diving is very popular
The climate in the Bahamas.
One thing you can count on with a Caribbean holiday is
beautiful weather. All year round the Caribbean offers you days of
sunshine and warm temperatures - the ideal sunbathing
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