Grand Bahama Island
Destination - Grand Bahama Island:
Grand Bahama is home to the cities of Freeport and Lucaya, and is the
fourth largest of The Islands of The Bahamas. The name from the Spanish
"gran bajamar" – means "great shallows" for its many
flats and shoals in the waters. The island extends 96 miles and is filled
with cities, villages, and cays that offer lasting evidence of the many
people and cultures that have called this island home.
Freeport / Lucaya is also a sports lover's paradise,
with multiple championship golf courses, tennis, scuba diving, snorkeling
and fishing. And there's a lot more to Grand Bahama than the main tourist
areas of Freeport/Lucaya. You can explore an entire island surrounded
by beautiful beaches with pristine waters, natural wonders including
one of the world's largest underwater cave systems, three national parks,
and small settlements nestled throughout the island.
With its faster pace, the Grand Bahama has quickly become
an atmosphere of cosmopolitan glitz and glamour harboring miles of beaches,
nature preserves, and endless seas. And located just 55 miles from the
east coast of Florida, it is now one of the most visited of all the
You will enjoy a wide range of duty-free shopping that
includes some of the finest names in fashion, crystal, jewelry, silver
and china. In addition, there are many straw markets offering local
art and crafts. The choices for dining are quite stimulating, from the
most sophisticated gourmet delicacies to fresh fish at native restaurants.
You’ll be delighted to know there are a variety of places
to keep you going well into the night. The numerous nightclubs throughout
the island offer you a taste of the local sounds allowing you to dance
‘til you drop, two casinos with virtually nonstop action, and the Port
Lucaya Marketplace where you might find a special activity the whole
family can enjoy. And for those who need a little more relaxation, there
is always the option of a small bar by the beach where you watch the
moonlight shimmer across the ocean.
For vacation packages that include Fort Lauderdale hotel
stays plus the island cruise, please view:
Lauderdale Vacation Packages.
For vacation packages that include Grand Bahama Island
hotel and resort stays, please view:
Bahamas Vacation Packages.