The Bahamas is famed for its superb beaches, stunning straw markets, rum punch-serving bars and cafés. The Bahamian capital Nassau has all the classic Caribbean attractions plus something extra – its own piece of Paradise. That is Paradise Island – a wonderfully over-the-top resort featuring the famous Atlantis resort, extensive water park rides, pools, beach, restaurants, walk-in aquarium and casinos. The ‘Beatles’ film ‘Help was partially filmed open Paradise Island.
It is a boat ride away across Nassau Harbour whilst other boats will take you to Coral World Marine Park or to Blue Lagoon where you can swim with the dolphins.
British heritage is all around you in Nassau with the colonial-style architecture but for a flavour of its piratical past, try the new Pirates of Nassau museum on a replica pirate ship with interactive tricks to make this bloodthirsty time come thrillingly to life.