exumas

VIDEO: A Little Moment in the Exumas

 There isn’t really anywhere like this in all of the Caribbean — and we can’t say that enough about this place. This is the Exuma archipelago, filled with a seemingly endless number of pristine, untouched cays and some of the …

VIDEO: Walking on a Sandbar in the Exumas

 There aren’t any places like this in the Caribbean – the pristine waters of the Exuma archipelago of the Bahamas. It’s Windex-turquoise and ultra-calm, full of sandbars like this one. This is what it’s like to be there. — CJ

Snorkeling

The Best Islands for Snorkeling in the Caribbean

 It’s one of if not the most popular activity for Caribbean travelers: snorkeling. Aside from lounging on the beach and drinking rum, grabbing a mask and fins and heading into the sea is one of the main draws for travelers …

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Walking on Water

 You’re in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, with a few small islands in sight. There is nothing but the sound of the wind and the light rush of water. And then the sand ends, and the sea begins, and there …

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 …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader Monica Stuve, who sent in this beautiful photograph on an uninhabited island in the Exumas. “We were staying on Great Exuma and took a boat to these small out islands,” Stuve writes. …

 By Alexander Britell Is this a game-changing hotel for the Out Islands of the Bahamas? The Bahamian government has signed a “heads of agreement” for a $200 million luxury resort in the Exumas. The eco-friendly resort will be located on …

 Finding one swine day in the Bahamas By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor EXUMA — We’re in the Exuma Cays, a 365-island chain within the Bahamas’ archipelago that draws snorkelers, divers and fishermen. Our captain Ray Lightbourn, is leading our group …

 It is the most expensive private island on the Bahamian market By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the ultimate dream of ultimate dreams: your own private Caribbean mega-island. And Cave Cay is it. The 222-acre island just might be the …

 Unique Caribbean inclusions, from free spa treatments to your own boat By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor At some all inclusive resorts, it’s not just all food, drink and a few activities – it’s all you can everything! Here are few all-inclusive package …

 Above: Johnny Depp By the Caribbean Journal staff Hollywood stars Johnny Depp and Amber Heard chose a Bahamian island for their wedding earlier this month. Guests from Steven Tyler to Helena Bonham Carter joined together on Depp’s private island in the …

 Above: the swimming pigs of the Exumas By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has a new title: it’s the “Official Home of the Swimming Pigs,” the country’s tourism board announced Monday. The move is a nod to the famous …