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- An archipelago of over 700 pristine islands and coral cays
- The Islands of the Bahamas are encircled by some of the clearest waters on the planet
- Soak up island culture at a Friday Fish Fry or coincide your visit with the annual junkanoo
Scattered across the Caribbean like a string of pearls, the 700 pristine islands and coralline cays that make up the Islands of the Bahamas are encircled by some of the clearest seas on the planet. A haven for snorkellers and divers alike, the reefs here are home to an adundance of tropical fish and vibrantly coloured corals. Above the water, it's easy to be seduced by the easygoing island charm and laze the days away on one the many white sand beaches. However, there's bustle too, if you're looking for a change of pace. The capital, Nassau, is home to a rich past that merits exploration - you'll find ancient fotresses and colonial squares waiting to be discovered; not to mention excellent duty free shopping and nightlife. Across the islands you'll be captivated by the warm friendliness of the islanders themselves and rich culture and charm that will keep you coming back year after year. Join in the regular fish fry or coincide your visit with one of the colourful junkanoos to see more of these islands of contrasts.Read more
National language: English
Language notes: Hello! English is widely spoken in Bahamas.
Currency: BSD (Bahamian Dollar)
Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.
What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for a full checklist to print and refer to when packing for your all-inclusive vacation in The Bahamas.
What to buy: When visiting The Islands of the Bahamas, don't forget to buy the following local home made souvenirs from your vacation: Bahamian soap, guava jam and pineapple jelly, straw market goods; such as hats, baskets and purses.
Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. They are also on hand to recommend the bst experiences to ensure you make the ost of your time away. Be sure to attend you welcome briefing to learn about the handpicked selection of Sunwing Experiences offered for your destination.Read more