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Experience Nassau

Nassau Overview
Fast facts
  • Explore endless stretches of white-sand shores and sparkling turquoise waters
  • Discover iconic Bahamian landscapes featured in the legendary James Bond films
  • Get immersed in Bahamian culture at the annual Junkanoo parade

What was once a haven for the pirates of the Caribbean is now a favourite tropical vacation destination boasting beautiful beaches, picturesque landscapes and a rich heritage and culture. The Bahamian capital of Nassau has something to offer every traveller, with popular resorts located along the coast and a range of exciting excursions. Vacationers can explore the island’s picturesque landscapes that have served as the backdrop for not one, but four James Bond movies – whether you want to cruise along the coast on a catamaran excursion or explore the island on a Segway tour. Kids and kids at heart will have a blast at Aquaventure, a 141-acre water park that’s home to daring water slides, sprawling pools and winding lazy rivers. To learn more about the island’s rich history, visit some of Nassau’s most important historical landscapes like Fort Charlotte and Fort Fincastle – both of which were built in the 18th century to protect the capital against pirate attacks. No matter how you choose to explore Nassau, there are endless opportunities for both relaxation and adventure in The Bahamas!

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Travel tips

National language: English

Currency: BSD (Bahamian Dollar) . We recommend travellers bring USD (United States Dollar) for their vacation.

Language notes: Hello! English is the offical language in Nassau.

Voltage: 110V

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 Nassau.

What to buy: The best souvenirs can be found at the local straw market where you can haggle with eager vendors for the best price. Grab a few handmade straw items, conch shell jewelry or the perfect wooden carvings for art lovers in the family.

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.

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Sunwing makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein and cannot be held responsible for changes, errors or omissions. Please note that all pricing listed is subject to change with or without notice.

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