Romantic Getaways

From breathtaking panoramic views to soft white- and pink-sand beaches to spectacular sunsets and exotic hideaways, The Bahamas is proud to say that each and every one of our islands is the perfect destination for a romantic escape. Need to relax? Stumble across a secluded beach where the only footprints you’ll see are your own. Looking for adventure? Take a swim with dolphins in the warm waters of the Atlantic. Weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries, engagements—whatever your milestone, celebrate in paradise.

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Types of Romantic Getaways

Anniversaries

Let’s face it—whether it’s your 1st, 5th or 50th wedding anniversary…paper, wood and gold have much more meaning in paradise. The Bahamas has plenty to offer when it comes to celebrating your special occasion. You can do it all or choose to do absolutely nothing at all.

Babymoons

Congratulations! You just received some exciting news. Let’s celebrate. Babymoons are one of the hottest new trends for couples and women expecting. You can sink your toes into the sand, get pampered and enjoy pure serenity. So bring your friends, bring your family and celebrate the big news in The Bahamas.

Elopements

For couples looking to get married without the hassle or burden of planning the ceremony, eloping to The Bahamas is perfect. We have plenty of planners, venues and presiders who are happy to turn your special day into a memorable experience.

Engagements

There are 700 tropical islands and cays in The Bahamas that are perfect for taking the biggest step of your life. Whether you choose a secluded beach or a luxurious resort to pop the big question, it’ll be a moment both of you will cherish forever.

Vow Renewal

Remind your loved one just how much your relationship means together. The Bahamas is ideal for renewing your vows in front of friends and family. Choose a venue on the beach, on a hilltop or in a quaint village by the sea for your special day.

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Romantic Getaways

The Exumas

The Exumas are an exotic collection of tiny jewels set in the most beautiful aquamarine and sapphire water you could ever imagine. Great Exuma Island, together with the Exuma Cays, offer an amazing variety of vacation possibilities, from resorts and hotels with luxury amenities to basic fishing lodges.

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Acklins & Crooked Island

Indulge your romantic side on a getaway to celebrate wedding anniversaries and other special occasions with your significant other. Here you can simply comb the beach for shells and other sea treasures swept up on the shore while the warm sand caresses your bare feet, or bask in the glow of glorious sunsets fading into the sea accompanied by cool island breezes. You’ll still have all of the comforts of home and can enjoy delicious meals with local flavor.

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Andros

While the focus here is the natural environment, there are also numerous other activities to engage in on a getaway with your significant other. You’ll enjoy going on eco-tours and nature walks, but you can also discover wildlife while kayaking, sailing and snorkeling, learn the art of fly fishing in world-famous flats, and scuba dive on the world’s third-largest barrier reef.

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Bimini

You’ll sense the specialness of Bimini from the moment you arrive, in the multiple exciting things to do and interesting quiet places where you can find peace. Start your voyage of romance at a casual, down-to-earth joint or conch stand where you will be able to sample a variety of Bahamian dishes and get fresh conch salad made to order. For a more upscale experience, check out a restaurant at one of the resorts and have an intimate meal overlooking the ocean, dining on Bahamian or International cuisine. The place to be at nightfall is the King’s Highway in Alice Town, where you can take a break from island hopping for some bar hopping, with all the bars within walking distance. Some of the places have music and dancing on evenings and weekends and you will have many opportunities to hold your beloved close to you.

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Cat Island

Cat Island offers Bahamian culture and ancient history in a relaxing, laid-back environment with the option to do everything or nothing at all. The hotels and resorts reflect the romantic nature of the island. Each offers intimacy and its own unique charm: a remote and rustic village setting with thatched-roof tiki bars, a cottage right on the beach or a fishing marina.

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Romantic Getaways

Eleuthera & Harbour Island

Eleuthera effortlessly keeps travelers near its pink- and white-sand beaches, ranging from secluded coves to endless stretches along the coastline. Together with Harbour Island and Spanish Wells, they charm travelers with colonial villages and pineapple fields. The perfect combination of seclusion and exploration.

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Grand Bahama Island

You’ll find a memorable mix of historic charm, modern attractions and ecological wonders on your visit to Grand Bahama Island. Beauty, adventure, seclusion. There’s truly something for everyone.

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Romantic Getaways

Inagua

Despite the penchant for natural adventures on Inagua, couples can find a lot of laidback romantic activities to do together. You can hang out with the locals at nightspots for friendly competition in games like dominoes, join in for karaoke on Thursdays and go disco-dancing to the latest tunes on Fridays. On weekends, Pigeon Park in downtown Matthew Town becomes a "fish fry" with booths serving fried fish dinners, jerk pork and chicken. Another popular nighttime activity is sipping a local brew in a quiet spot on a beach and watching the stars shoot across the clear sky. You can’t get much more romantic than that!

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Long Island

Whether you’re just planning your life together or celebrating again why you fell in love, hotels on Long Island offer couples packages that can help make the occasion very special. Plan a getaway to this secluded paradise, where you can stroll down one of the best beaches in The Bahamas, or watch the sunset together from the sand or your beachfront bungalow.

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Mayaguana

The quiet secluded setting in Mayaguana inspires romance and couples of all ages will enjoy getting away here. You can be by yourself if you choose, or get involved in a variety of activities. Each of the quaint and rustic settlements offers distinct cultural elements, with very close-knit communities, and one not more than 15 minutes from the other. The residents are noted for their friendliness; they will treat you like one of the family while you’re here and take care of your every need. The only hotel on the island is very informal and you will be only a few steps from the ocean at most times. Try one of their delicious Bahamian specialties for a romantic dinner or have your catch-of-the-day prepared the way you like it.

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Nassau & Paradise Island

Nassau/Paradise Island offers a distinct blend of international glamour and tropical ease. This unique island pair gives you the freedom to do pretty much everything. So kick back, relax and enjoy paradise.

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Ragged Island

The Ragged Island chain provides an escape if you want to spend some quality time with your beloved. Take a romantic moonlit walk on a secluded beach and be amazed. Light a bonfire on the beach at Hog Cay in front of the cave and have a surreal experience. At Jonah Bay, bathing suits can be optional because you’ll only be seen from the air.

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Rum Cay

If you and your partner are interested in a getaway that is infused with culture and history, Rum Cay allows you to get up close and personal with the locals and learn more about island life than you would in some other areas. Port Nelson, its only town, is a picturesque village surrounded by coconut trees and home to approximately 100 residents. You can learn about the island’s past by visiting the old abandoned towns on the outskirts, explore caves with drawings and remnants of the Lucayan-Arawak Indians, and sit down for a talk with one of the elders. You’ll get to stay in a unique island-style villa with all the usual amenities and just steps from the marina and the beach. And, you can enjoy watching the breathtaking sunset over St. Georges Bay from your own personal deck, or while enjoying a romantic dinner at the marina’s restaurant.

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Romantic Getaways

San Salvador

All of the places to stay here are perfect for romantic escapes and offer completely different experiences. Club Med Columbus Isle all-inclusive resort offers an upscale experience with numerous amenities and a variety of relaxing and energetic activities, such as massages facing the sea or water sports on the beach. Guanahani Beach Club Resort has a cozy, intimate setting, attentive staff and a magical ambiance that encourages romance and quietude. Riding Rock Inn Resort & Marina is all about diving and fishing, and you can join other anglers and divers at the bar each night to brag about your daily adventures. The Sands Residence Hotel lets you exercise your independence and combines a laid-back island style with lots of activity.

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The Abacos

The Abacos are perfect for inspiring romance. You are never far from the ocean, no matter where you are, and can usually get a glimpse of a beach from your room. Places to stay include quaint cottages nestled among coconut palms, deluxe hotels and romantic villas with your own private pool. Numerous activities are available to you—on and off the water.

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Romantic Getaways

The Berry Islands

Whether you stay on land or on the water, you can find a retreat here. Magical harbors and full-service marinas let you have the best of both worlds. You can explore dozens of uninhabited cays, swim or sunbathe on miles of secluded beaches. Then, come ashore for afternoon strolls through the town and candlelit dinners with spectacular views to accompany delicious cuisine.

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Things To Know
Activities For Couples

Activities For Couples

There are numerous activities for couples to enjoy in The Bahamas. Relax on secluded beaches, explore underwater caves, go shopping for handmade crafts, try some Bahamian rum punch or swim with dolphins. And while you're soaking up some sun, you can soak up some Bahamian culture as well. Every one of our islands offers something a little different. Click the Explore Our Islands tab at the top of the page to find the islands that fit you.

Costs

Costs

Prices vary depending on where you travel and what you have planned. However, most visits to The Bahamas are extremely affordable. Numerous resorts and vendors offer deals and packages to cater to any traveler.

More information can be found by clicking Deals & Packages.

Travel

Travel

The Islands Of The Bahamas are very easy to get to by plane, cruise ship or private boat. Most major airlines fly directly from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Nassau International Airport (NAS). Cruise ships and private boats arrive at any one of our many Ports of Call.

Your local travel agent will be able to provide specific information for your trip.

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