The unique beauty and endearing charm of the Bahamas is reason enough to tempt honeymooners. If that is not enough, then surely the motto on the country’s coat of arms says it all.
Forward, Upward, Onward Together: If ever a motto was tailor-made for newly-weds, the Bahamian motto could not be more apt.
The Bahamas should not be thought of as just one island. No! The Bahamas comprises hundreds of islands, islets and cays. At least 22 of the islands are popular with travelers. Each of the 22 islands is home to numerous resorts and hotels that cater to honeymooners.
The 22 islands are:
- Paradise Island
- Grand Bahama Island
- The Biminis
- Walker’s Cay
- Green Turtle Cay
- Great Abaco
- Elbow Cay
- Man ‘O War Cay
- Great Guana Cay
- Harbour Island
- The Exumas
- Long Island
- Rum Cay
- Cat Island
- San Salvador
- Crooked Island
- Acklins Island
- Great Inagua
There is a tremendous choice of destinations for travelers to The Bahamas. It can be rather challenging to narrow down one’s choices: It can be even more difficult to select the ideal honeymoon destination.
Listed below are six of the most outstanding destinations for newlyweds visiting the islands.
Nassau and Paradise Island are connected to each other by a bridge. This makes it easy to explore both islands by car.
Nassau is well known for cruise ships, yachts and dining. It is also renowned for Bay Street’s beloved straw market.
Paradise Island is famous for the Atlantis resort. There is also a splendid casino as well as a marvelous water park.
Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa & Offshore Island
This hotel and resort is the recipient of the coveted Five Star Diamond Award. Honeymooners are superbly served. To stay here is to experience luxury, romance and perfection. There are ample chances for relaxation, and many more opportunities for enjoying a wide variety of activities.
Now here is a hotel that is delightfully different. To stay at the Compass Point is surely to start off one’s marriage on a bright note. Literally! This small, private and secluded collection of cabanas and cottages is painted in a riot of colors. The place emits a vibe that is happy, warm, vibrant and fun. Special attention is given to honeymooners. Their stay is guaranted to be a lively one!
This exclusive and classy hotel is a magnet for honeymooners. The hotel is arguably the crème de la crème of Bahamian honeymoon destinations. It does attract more mature honeymooners, however. The décor, ambience and service are simply divine. The gardens would be the pride of any French aristocrat. The hotel’s French cloister should not be missed. It is home to carvings that date back to the 12th century.
There is a sense of mystery and intrigue to this island. It is remote and just a little untamed. Andros is home to some superb eco-resorts. Additionally, the third largest barrier reef in the world is just a short distance offshore from the island.
Here is a paradise for newlyweds. Not only that, the hotel also organizes and conducts wedding ceremonies. Guests can get married and honeymoon at the same place.
This luxury hotel delivers a high level of luxury to discerning travelers. It has received top rating at TripAdvisor. The hotel provides an extensive range of amenities and services. Furthermore, guests can enjoy:
- Long stretches of white sand and tall palm trees.
- Shimmering blue, clear waters.
- Spectacular and romantic sunsets.
- Exquisite dining.
Grand Bahama Island
This is one of the larger of the Bahamian islands. It is ideal for shopping, golfing, diving, snorkeling and exploring. Visitors to the perfume factory can create their own distinct perfume. Grand Bahama Island is a great destination for making exciting discoveries.
This four star hotel caters to honeymooners, and offers six different types of accommodations. It is situated within five miles of downtown Grand Bahama.
The Radisson Grand Lucayan has six restaurants and bars. It also offers round-the-clock room service. The level of amenities and activities is certainly exceptional.
Old Bahama Bay is far from the madding crowd. It is a boutique type of hotel, with romantic cottages next to the marina. It offers a level of romance and luxury that is hard to find in a secluded area.
For anyone planning his or her nuptials — or embarking on a life of wedded bliss — nothing could beat a honeymoon in the Bahamas. As newlyweds prepare to go forward, upward and onward together, their honeymoon will be absolutely and memorably better in the Bahamas!