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Out Islands Airports

Bahamas Plannning More Out Islands Airport Upgrades

 The Bahamas is planning a wave of new airport projects in the Out Islands. That includes design plans for North Eleuthera Airport, along with technical works for the selection of new airport sites for South Eleuthera and Long Island. The …

Grand Bahama Ferry

A New Ferry to Grand Bahama

 Balearia has announced the launch of a new ferry serving the Fort Lauderdale-Grand Bahama route. The new ship with larger capacity has replaced the existing fast ferry on the US-Bahamas route. It’s called the Jaume 1, and it launched this …

Staniel Cay Yacht Club

VIDEO: The Legendary Staniel Cay Yacht Club

 Maybe it’s its location in the far reaches of the Exumas, or its place as a must-visit stop on any Caribbean sailing pilgrimage. But there’s just something special about the Staniel Cay Yacht Club, a wonderful bungalow hotel on the …

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Little Exuma

 It’s hard to find a beach in the Exumas that isn’t jaw-droppingly beautiful. One of the best? Tropic of Cancer Beach in Little Exuma, a wide white-sand strand that’s just about always empty. Here’s what it’s like to be there …

Grand Isle Resort

 Exuma has some of the most beautiful water anywhere in the world; it is a boater’s paradise, filled with uninhabited islands and cays, exotic beaches and far-off sandbars. But when you’re on land, one place to stay is special: the …

White Bay Sandbar

 There is no one here. And it feels like no one has ever been here. This is White Bay, a secret sandbar off the western coast of Great Exuma in the Bahamas, a beach straight out of a beer commercial, a …

Channel Cay

 There are more than 300 islands and cays in the Exuma archipelago in the Bahamas, meaning you can take a boat and find your own private island for the day. Like, for instance, Channel Cay. Here’s what it’s like to …

Horse Cay Exuma

 There are places like this all over the Exumas in the Bahamas, hidden little cays with deserted beaches and absolute tranquility. It’s a chain of islands that make exotic, breathtaking beauty easy to find. One such scenic sanctuary is Horse …

JetBlue Nassau

 New York City-based JetBlue Airways is expanding its flight service to the Bahamas. The carrier has announced the addition of two more daily flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport. That will increase the number …

Thunderball Grotto

 It’s one of the most famous snorkeling spots in the wider Caribbean region: Thunderball Grotto, made famous by hosting several of the underwater scenes in the James Bond film Thunderball. It’s a mysterious, wonderful place, filled with colorful fish and stunning …

Lumina Point

 A very cool new hotel is opening soon in the Out Islands of the Bahamas: Lumina Point, and Caribbean Journal got an exclusive first look. It’s a luxury eco-boutique hotel on Stocking Island, the beach-filled paradise off the coast of …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas, a 244-room adults-only all-inclusive resort, is scheduled to open in Nassau this summer. And while we’re always happy to hear about a new Caribbean resort, it makes us even happier …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line is returning to New York beginning in the fall of 2017, with plans for sailings to the Bahamas. Disney will operate a total of six seven- and eight-night sailings to the Bahamas …

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 “Always loved this beach bar on Junkanoo Beach in Nassau,” writes Caribbean Journal reader Robert Morton, who sent in this week’s Caribbean Photo. This is the Tiki Bikini Beach Bar in the Bahamian capital. Have you taken a great photo …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has officially announced the launch of its new service to and from Florida. Beginning June 19, Bahamasair will be launching new nonstop service between Grand Bahama and Orlando. The service will …

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 By Felicity BurrowsCJ Contributor When you think of The Bahamas, you may think of stunning coral reefs, white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. This island chain is popular for snorkeling and scuba diving, with many visitors coming from near …

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 It’s one of the easiest places to get to in the region: Nassau, the always-popular destination in the Bahamas, a beach-filled paradise with something for everyone. Whether you’re sunning on Cable Beach, jetting off on a day trip to the …

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 There will soon be a new way to get to the Bahamas from Orlando. Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has announced the impending launch of new flight service from Orlando to Freeport, Grand Bahama. Flight UP 219 will officially launch on …