Must things to know before packing up your Bahamas (Part 1)
The Bahamas, "the paradise in real life", has attracted a lot of tourists thanks to its gorgeous scenery, friendly people and the colorful pigs living on the island. If you are interested in this beautiful island in the Caribbean, don’t hesitate to find some useful information before traveling to the country. Here are some must things you should know before taking a trip to the famous destination that we suggest for you.
Cute pigs - the outstanding feature of Bahamas
Does Bahamas require Visa?
Visa is indispensable when traveling to Bahamas. However, if you already have a USA Visa which is multiple entry and still valuable, you can visit Bahamas easily.
You need a USA visa which is multiple entry and still valuable to visit Bahamas
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The ideal time to visit Bahamas
So what is the most suitable time to visit Bahamas? Bahamas has a subtropical climate, so the weather in there is always warm and pleasant. You can take a trip to the spot at any time of the year. However, the Bahamas is also a country often encountered many hurricanes such as rain, tide, so we suggest that you should avoid traveling during the summer time.
The greatest time to visit Bahamas is in the winter, when the weather is not too cold and has the warm sunshine. Therefore, you will have more chance to explore exciting things in there.
Wonderful scenery in Bahamas
How to get there?
Located at the top of the Caribbean, the beautiful island is quite easy to reach for tourists from over the world at any time of the year. If you want to travel by air, there are about 57 airports throughout the Bahamas, consisting of three international airports (on Grand Bahama Island, Nassau Island and the Exumas).
Especially, Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau island of the Bahamas is the largest airport and the number-one entry point, which provides direct services to the USA, the UK, Canada, the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Caicos, Panama and Turks and Cuba. Besides, you can also visit the Bahamas by sea. There are many government and private marinas in there and 29 of which are official ports of entry to the Bahamas island.
The transportation system is quite diverse, so there are many types of transportation for you to choose. However, taxi and bus are considered as the most convenient and economic means of transportation in there.
Traveling by bus is a good choice for tourists who want to save money because the price ticket is only about $1.25 - $2.25 per person. Besides, the route is quite safe and convenient. The operating time of the bus is from 6:30 am to 19 pm daily.
In addition, you can easily catch a taxi on the street or at the airport. The price of taxi from the airport depends on your destination:
City Center: $27
Cabbage Beach: $18
Paradise Island: $32 (additional $1 for bridge fee).
Cabbage Beach and Downtown: $15
From the city center to Paradise Island: $11
Like other famous tourist destinations, the hotels system in Bahamas is very diverse and plentiful, from affordable hotels to luxurious hotels. In Bahamas, there are many tourist resorts, so the hotels here are also concentrated in each region. Let’s with us check-out some ideal place to stay!
- Grand Central Hotel: Charlotte St, Nassau Center, Nassau. The lowest price is about $ 65.00/ night.
- Towne Hotel: 40 George Street, Po Box N-4808, Nassau Center, Nassau. The lowest price is $ 110.00/night.
- Sunrise Beach Club and Villas - Paradise Island: Paradise Island, Paradise Island, Nassau. The lowest price is $ 221.00/night
Sunrise Beach Club and Villas - Paradise Island
- Sunrise Resort and Marina: The lowest price is $ 48.84/night.
- Flamingo Bay Hotel & Marina: The lowest price is $ 80.00/night.
- Ocean Reef Yacht Club & Resort: The lowest price: $ 126.00/night.
Ocean Reef Yacht Club & Resort will definitely satisfy you with professional services
George Town, Bahamas:
Two Turtles Resort Bahamas: Queen Elizabeth Highway, George Town. The lowest price is $ 108.00/night.
Sapphire Garden Townhouses: George Town, George Town City Center, George Town. The lowest price is $ 170.00/night.
Exuma Hideaways: Jolly Hall Bay at Queens Highway, George Town. The lowest price is $ 217.80/night.
Amazing location of Exuma Hideaways
We hope that all information that we had mentioned above is useful for you if you’re planning a trip to Bahamas for your next holiday! Let’s visit there and enjoy wonderful experience in there!