Tilloo Cay, Marsh Harbour, Abaco, The Bahamas.

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The Bahamas

Spangled between the depths of the North Atlantic and Florida's eastern coast, the Bahamas – not technically part of the Caribbean – comprises more than 700 stunning subtropical islands and 2400 cays, most uninhabited, and all fringed by spectacular coral and fathomless ocean trenches. From the grit and bustle of funky Nassau to the vast mangroves of Andros, there's an astonishing array of beaches, reefs, forests and historic towns to be discovered, all within the compass of an hour's flight.


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With its turquoise waters, pillowy sand beaches and laid-back island attitude, everything really does seem better in The Bahamas.

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Transportation

Though getting around the Bahamas requires a bit of planning, you'll definitely be rewarded with white-sand beaches and fun water activities.

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Visa Requirements

One of the Caribbean's most popular destinations, the Bahamas is fairly accessible to travelers, but some rules do apply. Here's what you need to know.

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Traveling with Kids

From the family-friendly thrills of Paradise Island to exploring the depths of the jungle, here are the best things to do in the Bahamas with kids.

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Best Road Trips

Road trip in The Bahamas? That’s right. These pint-sized road trips pack a full dose of Bahamian culture at each stop.

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Waterfalls and lush jungles of Jamaica versus hundreds of islands in the Bahamas

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The Bahamas vs Jamaica: which to choose for your Caribbean getaway?

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