Plan Your Bahamas Vacation

Plan Your Bahamas VacationPlan your Bahamas vacation

Some visitors have a favorite Bahamas Island that they like to visit time and time again. They like the area, they know the people and after the first few visits, it’s like their home away from home.

Experience a Bahamas vacation.

However, with 700 islands and cays, a myriad of activities and millions of Web pages referring to it, The Bahamas can be a bit confusing when it comes to vacation planning for a first time visit. So much to see and do… so little time.

Not to worry. If you follow the simple formula outlined below you can be assured of planning a Bahamas vacation where you get the best vacation experience for your time and money.

What type of vacation do you want?

If you don’t already have a specific island in mind, the first thing you’ll want to do is decide what type of a vacation you are interested in. The Bahamas offers a wide variety of vacation experiences, from relaxing on a deserted beach to the excitement of world class casinos and action packed nightclubs.

Our Bahamas Activities guide will give you a pretty good idea of the wealth of activities and attractions available while experiencing a Bahamas vacation.

Be sure to bookmark this page so you can return after you’ve decided which activities you want to enjoy.

Selecting an Island

Once you’ve decided on the activities you are interested in, you’ll want to make sure you visit the island that best offers those activities.

Our Island Guides contain information and resources for each major island of The Bahamas. Our individual mapsshow the locations of major attractions and activities for each island.

Choosing Your Vacation Accommodations

The next step is to select the vacation accommodations that best suit you, your traveling partners(s) and the type of vacation you have decided upon.

The Bahamas offers a tremendous variety of accommodations, from economy hotel rooms to some of the most exquisite villas in the world. The major islands have large family resorts such as Atlantis Paradise Island, Wyndham Nassau Resort, Four Seasons Exuma and Our Lucaya on Grand Bahama Island. Nassau (New Providence Island), Paradise Island and Grand Bahama offer world class casino gambling.

Small hotels, some of them real treasures, dot the magnificent Family Islands where you will find some of the best fishing, diving and white sand beaches in the Caribbean.

If you want more room or a more private vacation experience, you will want to consider a vacation rental home. Almost every island offers vacation rentals, and like Bahamas hotels, most feature breath-taking views of the ocean and many are located directly on the beach.

For a comprehensive listing of hotels and vacation rentals visit the Bahamas Hotels Guide on You can search accommodations by island and sort the listings by price. When you find the deal you are looking for, on the island that best suits your vacation preferences, you can make your hotel reservations online. The prices are among the lowest available.

Getting There

The last step to your perfect vacation is finding the best airfare value to the Bahamas island destination of your choice, for the time you plan to visit.

There are a number of online booking services like Expedia and Travelocity. But we’ve found that the best way to get the lowest airfare, and the most flexible flight arrangements, is to book your flights with the airlines directly. For a list of airlines that service The Bahamas, complete with contact information, visit the Bahamas Air Service Guide.

Happy Vacationing in The Bahamas Islands!

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Our Bahamas Visitors Guide has everything you need to know about vacationing in The Bahamas.