The following lists provide an overview of local attractions and destinations close to this property.
Points of Interest
The Garden of the Groves
A sprawling, 12-acre botanical garden brimming with orchids, ferns, duck ponds, and waterfalls. Native birds such as Cuban emeralds and greater Antillean bullfinches can be spotted among the lush foliage.
Lucayan National Park
The 40-acre park encompasses one of the longest-known underwater limestone cave systems in the world with over six miles of caves, caverns, and tunnels charted. The spectacular Gold Rock Creek Beach features one of the highest coastal dunes on the island, richly vegetated with palms, sea grape, and other tropical trees.
Rand Nature Center
Guests can explore 100 acres and a 2,000-foot trail that winds through natural coppice and pine forest. The center is a birder's paradise and houses a variety of rare bird species that can be seen year-round.
Considered a free trade zone, Grand Bahama Island duty-free shopping is a great place to pick up cameras, crystal, jewelry, perfume, leather goods, and more. Visitors discover big savings, and discounts between 25% to 50%, well below U.S. prices.
Founded in 1965, this international marketplace is perfect for picking up authentic Bahamian handmade crafts and goods.
Straw work represents a big part of Bahamian heritage. In 1720, the Bahamas' 15th colonial governor's wife created a market for Bahamian straw products. Today, hand-made items including straw hats and bags can be found at the local markets in this seaside town.
Sports & Entertainment
Deep Sea Fishing
The beautiful Bahamian waters are world-famous for blue marlin, wahoo, tuna, kingfish, barracuda, and many other fish. Daily trips of four hours each are a great excursion.
Guests come face-to-face with friendly Caribbean dolphins in a protected lagoon.
East End Adventure
Visitors explore the lush Bahamian outback on this multidimensional tour that lets visitors experience local Bahamian, great snorkeling and nature excursions. The excitement includes a journey by jeep through 54 miles of dense pine forest and gorgeous deserted beaches.
Glass Bottom Boat Tour
Guests get a glimpse of the wondrous world beneath the surf from the comforts of a glass bottom boat. Sailing guides navigate the seas while pointing out marine species and their natural habitat.
Guests will enjoy a two-hour ride along the beach with either English or Western saddles. Riding tours are available for all experience levels.
Passengers view an underwater world from a floating underwater observatory. Passengers sit five feet below the surface of the water and look out of clear glass windows in air-conditioned comfort.
- Grand Bahama International Airport
- Grand Bahama Port Authority
- Lucaya International School
- Maclean's Town
- Port Lucaya
- West End