Tips and Articles for Bahamas

Pat Ford

We live in New Mexico, where we enjoy the changing seasons. Rather than trying to escape winter, we look forward to it. If it gets too cold out, we... Read More

No. 5You have to wonder about a hotel with door tags that read do me now please (a cheeky instruction to make up the room). Add bamboo floors, faux... Read More

"HE WILL BE A GECKO." "Pardon me?" "He will be a Gecko."A Gecko—right. The woman on the phone from Club Med Eleuthera was simply telling me which child... Read More

Three things should be made clear before you set off. The first is that the Bahamas are expensive. The second is that they are very expensive. Even when... Read More

San Francisco BeastsWith attractions based on children's books, an IMAX theater, and a dozen kid-friendly restaurants and shops, there's plenty to... Read More

The choice is yours: all kinds of islands are available, from a deserted dot to one where a luxurious resort holds a clutch of like-minded souls. Most... Read More

Remember the days when flashing a few greenbacks—even singles—made you look like a big shot overseas?Alas, those aren't these days. In Western Europe,... Read More

We have just arrived in San Francisco for the weekend, and the desk clerk at the game-themed Serrano Hotel invites us to roll the dice for an upgrade.... Read More

A stylish retreat for the adventurer, the fisherman, or the happy-to-disappear, Chris Blackwell's latest Island Outpost hotel is actually a 96-acre... Read More

WHERE DO YOU GO FOR CHRISTMAS VACATION WHEN YOUR FAMILY CONSISTS OF: A mother who wants to gamble; a father who wants to golf; a sister who wants to... Read More

This spring, supermodel Elle Macpherson, who owns a house on Harbour Island in the Bahamas, hosted a Full Moon Party at Sip Sip. A new snow-cone-green... Read More

Winter has just warmed up, as two luxury resorts give beachgoers a chance to buy condominiums by the sea. Part of a $35 million renovation due for... Read More

Until now, this remote Bahamian out island—known for its saltwater fishing, empty white beaches, and shallow bays that turn three shades of turquoise at... Read More

Even if you plan to spend more time in the surf than in your room on your next beach vacation, the size and price of your indoor space still matter. In... Read More

Edited by Amy FarleyWe partnered with Conservation International to develop a comprehensive green-hotel assessment test to learn what properties around... Read More

BEACHWHERE: Grand CaymanWHY: The Ritz-Carlton drafted the equivalent of the NBA Dream Team for its new Grand Cayman resort, scheduled to debut this... Read More

Blame it on Bond...James Bond. In 1965, Sean Connery starred in Thunderball—the fourth installment of Ian Fleming's 007 series—an action-packed movie... Read More

Beach BahamasThese vibrant island-appropriate finds will make a splash.Rattan clutch with leather detailing by Hollywould, $695.Charm necklace with... Read More

See our slideshow of Caribbean Hotels Under $150.When is a vacation not a vacation?When you can’t relax because you’re worried about spending money. The... Read More

A 35-acre Bahamian resort slated to open on Earth Day (April 22) 2009, Star Island will introduce a new scale for measuring environmental impact: if ... Read More

It's hard to imagine how it could happen, but a beach resort in the southern Atlantic once renowned for its picture-perfect white and pink sands... Read More

Want to play what is possibly the prettiest park in paradise?The Ocean Club Golf Course in the Bahamas is all that and the host of the fifth annual... Read More

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