Nassau and New Providence Bahamas Vacation Guide

Nassau BahamasCome visit the jewel of The Islands Of The Bahamas – Nassau / Paradise Island. As the cultural, social, political and economic centre of The Bahamas, it is the most visited destination in the islands. Nassau / Paradise Island has much to offer visitors. There are more sights and activities here than you can experience in one trip. Pristine beaches, duty-free shopping, posh resorts, dazzling casinos, exciting attractions, historical landmarks and water and land sports of every kind are all waiting for you. And they’re all just a “stone’s throw” away from each other.

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The area known as Nassau / Paradise Island includes two separate islands connected by two bridges. Nassau, the capital city of The Islands Of The Bahamas, is located on the northeast shore of the island of New Providence. Tiny Paradise Island is directly across the bridge from Nassau. Although Nassau / Paradise Island accounts for less than two percent of the land area in The Islands Of The Bahamas, it is the residence for 60 percent of Bahamians.

Sailing and Boating

Sailors have been drawn to The Islands Of The Bahamas since the days of Christopher Columbus. When you see the crystal-clear water and the powdery-sand beaches of Nassau / Paradise Island, you will understand why this area has long been a favourite destination of captains for hundreds of years.


The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
P.O. Box N-3701
Nassau, Bahamas
Phone: 242-322-7500
Fax: 242-328-0945

Nassau/Paradise Island Promotion Board
Hotel’s House
Dean’s Lane
Nassau, Bahamas
Phone: 242-322-8381/3
Fax: 242-326-5346

In Florida, the tourist office can be reached at 305-931-1555.

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