The Bahamas is one of the top rated travel destinations, not only in the Caribbean, but also worldwide. It’s a destination that has managed to make its way to people’s bucket list destinations. It’s easy to see why this is so. Who can say no to miles of sandy beaches, blue waters, water sports, over 2000 cays not to mention more than 700 islands? It’s a pretty exciting experience. And this is no different for newlyweds looking for the perfect honeymoon destinations. In the Bahamas, there are plenty of places where one can have the honeymoon of a lifetime.
There is a good reason why this island is one of the most popular ones in the Bahamas. It’s located less than miles off Florida and features miles of white sand, emerald water and natural preserves. There’s also a variety of cultural and natural experiences that make it ideal for dolphin watching, kayaking, jeep safaris, bike tours and scuba diving. While it can be the perfect family vacation destination, it’s also perfect for honeymoons. Whether you are a newlywed couple looking to have a romantic dinner or enjoy a romantic boat ride at sunset, there’s always a romantic indulgence for everyone.
If you don’t so far from the mainland, Bimini is the place to be. Located just 50 miles off the US mainland, Bimini is undoubtedly the best honeymoon for the couples that are easily fascinated by history. The island is split into South Bimini Island and North Bimini Island. It’s associated with famous names in the history of the United States, including Martin Luther King, who wrote part of his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech on the island, Jimmy Buffet, Ansil (the boat where Martin Luther crafted his speech while in Bimini) and Ernest Hemmingway. There’s also Bimini road, which is rumored to be a remnant of Atlantis, the lost city.
This destination is famous for a number of reasons. But none of them surpasses the fact that it has one of the largest reefs, third largest to be clear, in the world. There are also varied underwater caves as well as blue water holes. It’s no wonder therefore that this destination is a popular destination among divers. And if you are big on fly fishing, you and your partner can’t go wrong by choosing to honeymoon here. The Andros is also home to varied national parks inhabited by birds, mangroves, mud flats as well as wild animals, and natural trails. Androsia Batik Factory is a great step too, where you can get yourselves fabrics featuring Bahamian motifs in bright colors.
Elbow Cay is nestled in Abacos, just across Marsh Harbor. This is the ultimate honeymoon destination for couples looking for the charm of a New England style fishing village. The streets are lined with colorful cottages and given that no vehicles are allowed in the Centre of Hope Town, the peace and quiet of this place is unlike anything. If you feel the need to, you can visit the nearby Marsh Harbor, the third largest town in the Bahamas. Must activities that you should indulge in while here include exploring Guana Cay, Wyannie Malone Historical Museum and Tilloo Cay Reserve.
True to its name, Long Island really is one of the longest islands in Bahamas stretching about 80 miles long and just 4 miles wide. It also offers the most breathtaking views and features contrasting physical features. These include sandy beaches on one side and steep, rocky cliffs on the other. Long Island is the place to be if you are looking to go diving, fishing or boating with your significant other. The island also boasts of being home to the deepest hole in the world, Dean’s Blue Hole. And if you are honeymooning in the summer, you might be lucky to watch Long Island Sailing Regatta.
Being the oldest place of settlement in the Bahamas, this island has much to offer in terms of history. Located northwest of Eleuthera, Harbor Island has a history dating back to the 1700’s when the first settlers arrived. It may be associated with the rich and famous, but that’s only because the island gives all its visitors an experience fit for royalty. Explore the island on golf carts and cruise along the cottage lined streets of Dunmore Town with your loved one.
Formerly known as Hog Island, this island truly is a paradise for any traveler who is on a honeymoon. Stroll hand in hand with your loved one along the sandy beaches, go diving or snorkeling, explore the island’s culture and when it seems like it’s all taking a toll on your body, go to the spa and enjoy a relaxing couple’s massage!
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