8 Reasons to Visit The Bahamas Right Now

1. You can see the ocean bed.

The Bahamas has some of the world’s bluest, clearest, and warmest water that every traveller should experience. 

couple snorkeling

2. You're in for an underwater adventure unlike any other.

The Bahamas is home to the world’s largest underwater cave systems, the world’s third-largest barrier reef, and a number of long-forgotten shipwrecks. Not to mention, this underwater world is filled with beautiful marine life.

3. You'll still enjoy a one-of-a-kind vacation experience.

Fortunately, Nassau & Paradise Island, Eleuthera & Harbour Island, Acklins & Crooked Island, The Exumas, Bimini, Andros, The Berry Islands, Cat Island, Long Island, Rum Cay, San Salvador, Inagua, and Mayaguana were not affected by Hurricane Dorian and are welcoming travellers. These 14 islands remain among the world's top vacation destinations.

cays in the bahamas

4. Your tourism dollars help The Abacos and Freeport.

The best way to help the 2 islands damaged during Hurricane Dorian is to keep travelling to the 14 islands that continue to welcome visitors.

5. You have plenty of unique activities to choose from.

From underwater wrecks and dolphin dives to birdwatching, fishing excursions, and more, The Bahamas offers more than enough unique adventures for one lifetime.

family petting shark

6. You’re in for a rich cultural encounter.

When it comes to immersive cultural encounters, it's hard to match all The Bahamas has to offer. The People-To-People Experience, for example, connects travellers with local ambassadors who know the islands best. And what's great is every island, from Bimini to the southern islands, offers a variety of unique nature, food, historical, and adventure tours.

7. You’re going to love being a foodie.

Take our word for it, if you haven't treated your taste buds to a fresh Bahamian conch salad or a true-true Bahamian fish fry, you need to ASAP. One of the most underrated culinary destinations in the world, each island in The Bahamas adds a dash of spice to create, arguably, some of the best cuisines of any destination in the Caribbean region.

Bahamian Fish Fry

8. You get to show off your dance moves on Boxing Day in Nassau.

December 26th. Boxing Day. The Saxons, The Music Makers, The Valley Boys, and plenty more shut down Bay Street. It's Junkanoo. That means a parade of colourful costumes, percussive music, and dance routines, months in the making. In this competition, bragging rights are at stake, so join the jump up and cheer for your favourite group.