THE ISLANDS OF THE BAHAMAS - A WARM WELCOME ESCAPE FOR CANADIANS

Set in the turquoise and azure waters of the North Atlantic Ocean, The Islands Of The Bahamas are a group of over 700 islands boasting some of the world’s most beautiful beaches – graced with perpetual sunshine and warm balmy breezes.

We are the closer Caribbean and the choice destination for many Canadians being a mere 3 hour flight from most Canadian gateways. So close, yet so foreign with a vibrant culture, exhilarating entertainment, full range of accommodations for every taste and the most welcoming people in the world…No wonder so many believe like we do that It’s Better In The Bahamas!

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Nassau & Paradise Island

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The capital of The Bahamas is the 500 year old port city of Nassau. Just minutes away (by bridge or ferry) is the lush and pristine Paradise Island... In both locations you will find accommodations ranging from mega casino resorts to moderate all-inclusives, luxury villas and quaint inns. Nassau/Paradise Island is the destination for most visitors to The Bahamas owing to its wealth of attractions, tours, festivals and tropical elegance.

How to get here

A number of Canadian tour operators offer package vacations to Nassau/Paradise Island  from Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Calgary…these include Air Canada Vacations, Sunwing VacationsWestJet Vacations and  Sunquest.File Welcome Nassau Paradise Island!

 


 

Grand Bahama Island

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A tropical oasis and sportsman’s paradise, Grand Bahama Island is also home to The Bahamas’ second city Freeport and the resort area of Lucaya. This crescent-shaped island and surrounding cays boasts some of the country’s top nature sites and locales for exploration and soft adventure. World-class water sports including sailing, diving, snorkel and even swimming with the dolphins is abundant here; as are the opportunities for shopping, sight-seeing and participation in local festivals.

How to get here

Sunwing Vacations offers packages to Grand Bahama Island including its exclusive at the newly opened Memories Grand Bahama Beach Resort. With departures form 7 gateways in Canada including Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmonton and Calgary.

 

 


 

The Out Islands Of The Bahamas

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The Out Islands refers to the tourist destinations outside of Nassau/Paradise Island and Grand Bahamas Island. They include Andros, The Abacos, Bimini, Eleuthera/Harbour Island, Long Island and The Exumas, to name a few. These gems offer some of the most beautiful beaches, the most poignant cultural expressions and the friendliest people in the world. Dotted with quaint villages and big towns, the Out Islands make a perfect choice for those seeking to escape everyday life.

How to get here

Direct service to The Exumas is offered from Toronto with connections from across Canada with Air Canada Vacations. Explore Exuma, Bahamas with Air Canada Vacations click here for more details.