Getting to know the Bahamas
Welcome to the Bahamas home of over 700 islands. Visit one of the 12 inhibited islands for a fun filled or relaxing vacation in the sun. The Bahamas gained it’s independence from the United Kingdom in 1973. This island surrounded by water on all sides sits just east of Miami & Cuba. It’s also a short flight from Toronto or the United States.
More About the Bahamas
Nassau is the capital city of the Bahamas. The Bahamas has lots to do on the main Paradise Island & Grand Bahamas. Here you will find many large resorts like the popular Atlantis. If you love diving that the Bahamas is for you.
Language – English
Airport – Grand Bahamas Airport
Currency – Bahamian Dollar (BDS) or US dollar
Electricity – 120 volts/ 60 cycles, US devices are compatible while Europe & Britain require a two pin 220 volt converter
Activities to do
- Dive sites around the island
- Marine life
- National Parks
- Scuba (PADI)
The average temperatures are 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Summer highs can reach between 80-90 degrees.
Hurricane season is from June to November. Hotels have a cancellation policy during hurricanes so no worries if you’ve booked during this time. You will receive a refund with no penalties.
Why Visit the Bahamas
- Bahamian rock iguana
- Moriah Harbour Cay National Park (wildlife)
- feed the swimming pigs