Bahamas

Hotels in Bahamas

Bahamas hotels offer colorful accommodations right at or near the water’s edge. With everything from beach cottages to luxury resorts, hotels in the Bahamas provide something for every traveler to enjoy, whether on business or for pleasure. Pink Sands Resort has twenty-five pastel-colored private cottages with views of the pink sand coastline and their own patios at this luxury getaway in Harbour Island. The resort also has activities guaranteed to make your time on the island worthwhile, like fishing, scuba diving, and snorkeling. Green Turtle Club Resort and Marina is situated in the private Green Turtle Cay, and offers waterfront rooms with private docks. The accommodations are only a 10-minute walk from the beach. The Club Restaurant also serves Caribbean cuisine. Pelican Bay at Lucaya is a 4 star spot and is one of the best hotels in the Bahamas. It is in the heart of Grand Bahama Island, and sports palm trees and Bahamian architecture. With a casino, the Port Lucaya Marketplace, and the caves of Lucayan National Park nearby, there is always something new to discover.

When most people hear “Grand Bahama Island” they picture bustling, touristy Freeport. However, 26 miles away from the frenetic crowds is the quiet and relaxed Bahamanian West End.

The Grand Lucayan, one of the Bahamas' largest resorts, presents over 1,000 guest rooms and suites with signature Heavenly Beds and Heavenly Baths. The resort sprawls along seven miles of sandy Lucayan beach and offers two world-class Dick Wilson and Robert Trent Jones golf courses.

Romora Bay Club rests on the bay side of a terraced hill, the very place to watch golden sunsets on Harbour Island. The resort offers 15 rooms, six of which are suites, and each has featherbeds, comforters, and unique decor with African and Bahamian accents.

The name Eleuthera comes from the Greek word for freedom—and this 80-acre property, just a stone’s throw from Governor’s Harbour, strives to embody the casual, carefree spirit of its home island.

Samuel Thurston has built a guesthouse in the dunes. Sammy T’s, as he calls his modest inn, has seven clapboard bungalows around a main lodge with a dining room that serves conch stew and grilled lobster.

This cheerful little compound of candy-colored beachfront cabanas is the least touristy feeling resort in Nassau/New Providence.

As exclusive and rarefied as its cousin Atlantis is flamboyant (the properties lie adjacent on the north coast of Paradise Island, and are both part of developer Sol Kerzner’s empire), the O

The earth-conscious hotel, slated to open on Earth Day of 2009, will attempt to be "carbon negative". Developed by Dalu Design and architect David Sklar, the private island will be entirely off the grid.

The only golf course on the island of Abaco belongs to Treasure Cay Resort and Marina. Many rate the 18-hole, 72-par, Dick Wilson course the best in the Bahamas.

Oceanview Club, or "Pip's Place" as it is called by locals, is a nine-room complex transformed into a boutique hotel on the famous Pinks Sands Beach of the Bahamas' Harbour Island.

Located on the island’s northern end, all 26 rooms open onto expansive porches.

What’s It’s Like: There’s nothing flashy on this 3,000-person island situated where the Atlantic and the Caribbean Sea meet (connections are made via charter plane in Nassau).

Next to a dockside fish clean-and-grill station conveniently positioned where harmless reef sharks circle for scraps, this marina is the jumping-off point for exploring the northern half of the Exumas and, as the name implies, a favorite anchorage for mariners.

The hulking, coral-pink fantasy castle of the Bahamas’ only megaresort is visible from miles away (by land or sea); the towers don’t just dominate the Bahamian skyline, they are the skyline.

The only eco-resort in the Bahamas, Tiamo is appropriately set on the island of Andros, whose thousands of square miles of unsullied nature are usually visited only by anglers hunting for bonefish.