White Sandy Beaches in the Bahamas
Arenâ€™t you fed up of just daydreaming of white sandy beaches, cool ocean breeze, the sound of the waves, the heat of the sun, and some coconut-lime flavored drink with umbrella on your hand lounging the day away? Typical daydream for all those who have Bahamas listed as one their top travel destinations.
When one says Nassau, Bahamas, you instantly think of all those. Clear blue waters and coconut trees. But surprisingly, there is more to Bahamas than just beaches. Tourism has been what has Bahamas has to offer from historical sights, markets, museums and yet again white sand beaches. Popularly known as a typical honeymoon or vacation destination, Bahamas is infused with a lot of modern innovations with a touch of an old world feel.
Nassau is the largest city on the New Providence Island, over the years the city has been thriving with swarms of tourists all over the world. As everyone knows that tourism is the cityâ€™s strength, its area in business and commerce is escalating as well.
As it is located less than a hundred miles off the coast of Florida, expect all year round weather of sun and heat that guarantees you the climate to match the environment. When visiting Bahamas you would assume that the top destination in the city would be literally just the beach. But as each city has something to boast for some city attractions that may excite all the more is the Cable Beach Gold Club, Stone Cloisters, the Atlantis which is one of their biggest resorts, and Crystal Palace Casino for a bit of money play.
I know I just had whetted your appetite on what Bahamas has to offer to a traveler slash tourist in you. Now letâ€™s continue with the daydream on other ten best places to visit in Bahamas.
Ardastra Gardens Zoo and Conservation Centre
Had enough of the busy and modern life of the island? Transport yourself to downtown Nassau and feel Mother Natureâ€™s power engulf you. With approximately around three hundred species of animals the Ardastra Gardens will add excitement and joy to your stay. Schedule your day in order to catch the trained flamingoes do their show of marching together in unison.
Not really for alcohol drinkers only, this spot is welcome to everyone who is intruding with this brand of spirit. End your tour with an assortment of mixed drinks and cocktails concocted by their in-house professional bartenders.
Christ Church Cathedral
Established in the 1670â€™s, this cathedral is known for its beautiful stained glass window, and their handcrafted needlework on kneelers and tapestries as well.
The beer lovers haven, this is where the Kalik, most well known and well drunk beer in Bahamas is produced.
Built by Lord Dunmore in 1789, this is the largest of three forts in the island of Bahamas. This fort was built to protect the city from westerners who wanted to gain entry into the harbor. Now one of the top tourist spots in Bahamas, enjoy the historical feel of underground passages, dungeon rooms, canons, waterless moat and wall barricades.
Nassau Botanic Gardens
Relax in a Zen â€“like way with this 18 acre garden that boasts themed gardens. Almost 600 plant life is displayed in this garden for you to discover and explore. Find peace and relaxsation with your walks that pass through ponds, their wide collection of orchids and their cactus garden. Even though not a green thumb, you will surely enjoy this tour just with the beauty of the plant life surrounding you.
Nassau Public Library & Museum
Primarily constructed in the 1790â€™s as a prison this was then converted into a library in 1873 marking it as the first library in New Providence. Previously jail cells, now are lined with the cityâ€™s colonial documents and historic prints.
As beach is the main destination of Bahamas, you will find the calm and clear waters plus the white sandy beach of Saunders beach perfect for wading and swimming, ideally for families.
Sea Island Adventures
Get transported back in time with Nassauâ€™s historical past through a luxury ocean cruiser. Cram the cityâ€™s colorful past in the span of 90 minutes with the help of the guideâ€™s informative and lively narrative of how the island came to be.
This 65 step staircase that is named in honor of Queen Victoriaâ€™s 65 years of supremacy was once used by soldiers as a protected passage way from the fort to the town.
You might find that there are a few more intriguing and exciting spots for you to wander off in the splendid island of Bahamas. Why not do your own tour and travel in the beauty of what Bahamas has to offer.