Atlantis! The spectacular Atlantis Bahamas resort on Paradise Island wasn't designed to be visited. Atlantis was designed to be experienced! With the world's largest marine habitat, the largest casino in the Bahamas (and the Caribbean,) a 15 million dollar marina, lagoons, waterfalls and the underwater ruins of Atlantis itself... vacationing at the Atlantis Bahamas Resort, Paradise Island, has achieved a distinctive combination of comfort and adventure unlike any other vacation destination.
There are three hotel options to choose from; the Coral Towers, the Beach Towers or the fabulous Royal Towers - the newest and most luxurious hotel at the Atlantis Resort.
One of the highlights of the water park area is The Mayan Temple Water Slides which includes:
- Leap of Faith Slide: An almost 60 foot vertical drop propelling riders at speeds of 35 miles an hour culminating with a pass through a clear acrylic tunnel submerged in the shark filled lagoon
- Serpent Slide: Spin through the temple's mysterious core then passes through a predator lagoon at a leisurely pace
- The Challengers: Race down high speed dual slides
- Jungle Slide: Meander through exotic caves and jungle
- Cascades: a gentle water slide is interconnected with the kids pools
Other features at the Atlantis Bahamas Resort include the Lazy River Ride which is the quarter mile meandering for tubing; Eleven pool areas; Paradise Lagoon, which boasts a 7 acre saltwater lagoon for snorkeling with thousands of tropical fish; There are eleven saltwater habitats spread out over the Atlantis resort, with over 100,000 marine animals comprising over 150 species.
And, with the recent addition of the Marina Village at Atlantis, there's no better time to visit The Bahamas. Atlantis Marina Village features dining and shopping in a quaint Bahamian village setting.
Not to mention world class dining, personalized service and amenities. It's everything you've ever dreamed of. Atlantis Bahamas vacation packages with meals plans do not include a 15% service charge and will require direct payment by visitor.
Atlantis Bahamas Resort Information & Amenities
Number of rooms: 2300 Rise: High
Maximum occupancy: 4 4adult/3children
Minimum stay: 6 nights minimum stay for any booking that touches the nights of 12/26/06 - 12/31/06.
Type of distances: Airport: 15 miles, shopping and casino on site, cable beach - 20 minutes, beachfront
Type of recreations: 50,000 square foot Atlantis casino, golf - 5 min, 11 swimming pools, 10 tennis courts - lighted, (located at the sports center) children's playground, children's pool, daily activities, European spa and fitness center, water sports, plus the following:
A 34-acre waterscape complete with pools, lagoons, grottos, waterfalls, Mayan temple with archeological dig site of the lost city of Atlantis.
Eleven exhibit lagoons can be found at Atlantis, with over 200 species of beautiful tropical fish including a predator lagoon alive with sharks, barracudas, and stingrays. A 100-foot long clear, underwater viewing tunnel passing through the predator lagoon.
Atlantis features eleven free-form pools including a children's pool. A seven-acre snorkeling lagoon. A 1/4-mile- long lazy river ride for tubing. 90-foot rope suspension swing bridge over the predator lagoon with a cascading waterfall. A five story Mayan temple with five waterslides.
Dining at Atlantis Bahamas Resort
Type of dining: There are 17 restaurants, plus 18 lounges & clubs, featuring an incredible variety of dining, also entertainment, scattered throughout the resort. From fresh seafood to Italian, exotic Asian and Bahamian cuisine. Dine poolside or in the casual atmosphere of the Lagoon Bar & Grill, or experience the ultimate in elegance at the Five Twins restaurant.
Dinner reservations are required at most restaurants, required at a few. Diners with flexible dinner plans may want to make reservations for between 6:00pm - 7:00pm, or after 9:00pm when seating may be more available. Guests are encouraged to make reservations for their entire stay at the time of their booking. All outdoor restaurants & indoor bars or lounges permit smoking, however, smoking is prohibited in all indoor restaurants.
Restaurants include: Seagrapes & Marketplace where diners will enjoy a variety of selections available from the buffet; The Cafe at the Great Hall of Waters; Water's Edge Restaurant; Murray's Deli; Villa D' Este Italian Restaurant; Bahamian Club; Fathoms; Atlas Bar & Grill; plus Mama Loo's which offers exotic Chinese fare.
Atlantis Bahamas Children Activities
Atlantis and The Discovery Channel have teamed up to develop this exciting new program which will allow children, ages 4 to 12 years old, to experience a new level of educational entertainment: Shipwrecks, stingrays and jellyfish. 50,000 live creatures from the sea. Mayan Temple water slides through a shark-filled lagoon. Journey into ancient empires and the frontiers of science with 21st century computer and television technology. The world of family vacations is about to be changed.
Camp Hours: 9am to10pm - 7 days a week divided into 4 sessions, morning (9:00am - 12:30pm), afternoon (1:30pm - 5:00pm), and evening (6:00pm - 10:00pm).
Camp Fees (To be paid directly to hotel): Morning Session - $30 per child; Afternoon Session - $40 per child; Evening Session - $45 per child.
For all day program $70 (including lunch).
Meals are optional: Lunch (from 12:30pm to 1:30pm) $10 per child; Dinner
(5:00pm to 6:00pm) $15 per child.
**Reservations are required and no refunds will be issued once reservations have been confirmed**
Camp Features: - EXPLORATION & HISTORY: Adventure begins around an authentic replica of the Atocha, a famous Spanish galleon that sank in 1622. Both a play, plus an orientation area, it provides youngsters with an overview of the adventures awaiting them throughout the day. - TECHNOLOGY LAB: State-of-the-art computers linked to the internet, image scanners and real video camcorders let kids make personalized movies, postcards and posters - SCIENCE OUTPOST: Kid's will be hands-on with working microscopes, magnifiers, live animal touch tanks, aquariums, and specimen collections of fossils, bones, animals and plants. - NATURE CRAFTS: Children will have a chance to express their creativity through sand sculpting, wild artwork, puzzle making, and Bahamian crafts. - EXPLORATION: Outside, the world's largest marine habitat, second only to Mother Nature, beckons exploration. Kids will see over 40,000 marine animals, representing 150 species, from schools of giant sharks to sea turtles & sawfish. They will explore The Dig, a maze of passageways and chambers revealing how life may have been over 11,000 years ago.
Night Life at Atlantis
Type of nightlife: 18 lounges, 50,000
square foot casino, 'Dragons' high-energy nightclub.
Check In time: 3 PM - No early check-in permitted
Check Out time: 11 AM - No late departures permitted
For fire safety, this property has a sprinkler system, smoke detectors, fire alarms, fire extinguishers
The resort offers the following amenities: