Bahamas

Thunderball Grotto

VIDEO: Snorkeling Thunderball Grotto in the Exumas

 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

Lumina Point Is Coming to the Bahamas

 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 …

How This New Paradise Island Hotel Is Adding a Sense of Place

 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 …

LATEST NEWS

 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 …

 “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 …

best hotels bahamas

 With 700 islands and cays, it’s no surprise that the Bahamas has always boasted a world of great places to stay, with the best Bahamas hotels ranging from large hotels to chic boutiques to private islands resorts. There is something …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 It’s close to the US, it’s got a great tax infrastructure and, well, then there’s that water. It’s no surprise that the Bahamas is a popular vacation home market — but what about actually moving there? We continue our How …

 There will soon be a new way to live on one of the region’s best beaches. A major real estate project is making progress on Cable Beach in Nassau. And the $70 million ONE Cable Beach project is on track …

 We all dream of the Crusoe life, the castaway fantasy, the true escape from the real world. In the Caribbean, that means owning your own private island. And while there aren’t multitudes of private islands on the block in the …

 The newest Bar in Bimini has officially opened. And it’s already one of the island’s best. It’s called Sharkies Bar, and it’s the newest addition to the Bimini Big Game Club Resort and Marina. The beach-bar-style bar is set right …

 Paradise Beach is a seemingly endless stretch of perfect white-sand beach in North Bimini, home to Hilton at Resorts World Bimini. It’s got waves with just enough energy to keep things interesting, and innumerable shells dotting its shores. Here’s what …

atlantis all inclusive

 It’s not really a hotel, is it? The Atlantis, Paradise Island resort has long been more than a resort – it’s a destination in its own right. And that’s what the hotel’s executives themselves will tell you — for a …

bimini

 Bimini is a small island with a big heart. And what it lacks in hustle and bustle it more than makes up for with the charms of island living. Here’s a quick tour down the main road in North Bimini. …

 By Alexander Britell JetBlue Airways is expanding its flight service to the Bahamas. The carrier announced that it would be adding two additional daily flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Nassau. The flights, which will launch Aug. 1, will mean JetBlue …