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Top Choice National Park in The Exumas

Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park

Founded as the world's first land-and-sea reserve in 1958, this stunning 283-sq-kilometer expanse of reef, cay and sea is world-famous among divers. Unfortunately (or fortunately, for its conservation) it's only acc…
Top Choice House in The Biminis

Dolphin House

Looking like Gaudí's tropical hobby, this astonishing house is the lifelong labor of Bimini historian and poet Ashley Saunders. Born on the site (all the surrounding houses belong to the Bimini Saunders), Ashley was…
Top Choice National Park in North & Central Andros

Blue Holes National Park

Blue Holes – deep vertical 'caves' formed by karst limestone subsidence that fill with rain and seawater, forming unique ecosystems – are more abundant on Andros than anywhere else. This 40,000-acre national park co…
Top Choice Bar in Green Turtle Cay

Miss Emily’s Blue Bee Bar

From the walls layered with business cards, photographs and personal messages to the devoted customers who've been coming since it opened in the ’60s, it’s clear that this bar is truly loved. A portrait of the origi…
Top Choice International in Governor’s Harbour

Tippy’s Bar & Beach Restaurant

This platonic model of the beach bar has a delightful ocean-facing deck and eclectic, welcoming timber decor inside. The restaurant specializes in globally influenced seafood dishes – coconut shrimp, Bahamian bouill…
Top Choice Museum in Green Turtle Cay

Albert Lowe Museum

Every small town needs a musty, knickknack-filled repository, and this 1825 house has served this purpose admirably since 1976, when local Alton Lowe opened it as a museum in honor of his father. Once home to former…
Top Choice Dive Site in The Biminis

Bimini Road

Eighteen feet below the waves and stretching for half a mile, this bizarrely symmetrical limestone formation was discovered off North Bimini's western coast in 1968. Its precision seems unnatural, giving rise to the…
Top Choice International in Harbour Island

Malcolm 51

This serious, grown-up's restaurant brings the luxury that Pink Sands' pampered guests expect. The menu shows plenty of Mediterranean touches (such as charred octopus with tabbouleh and salsa verde) alongside 'islan…
Top Choice Museum in Elbow Cay

Wyannie Malone Museum

Wyannie Malone, a South Carolina Loyalist whose husband was killed during the American Revolution, fled to Elbow Cay with her four children and helped found Hope Town. Today, the Malone name is spread across the Bah…
Top Choice Bahamian in Marsh Harbour

Colors By The Sea

This brightly painted open-sided shack over the water is a contender for the most convivial and atmospheric restaurant-bar in Marsh Harbour. Some may be here to argue good-naturedly over football and a few Kaliks, b…