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Grand Bahama Island

Old Bahama Bay

Old Bahama Bay in Freeport, Grand Bahamas

Photo: Courtesy of Old Bahama Bay

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. Just beyond the village is sprawling Old Bahama Bay Resort, comprising 63 contemporary suites (and six two-bedroom units) set within 13 cottages that rim a 72-slip marina. It’s the kind of place that moves at a slower, island-style pace. After a lazy day of spa treatments and hours spent in a hammock beneath the palms on North Beach, you’ll dine on conch fritters, rum cake, and other Bahamanian classics at Bonefish Folley’s Bar & Grille—or grab some BBQ at Teaser’s Tiki Bar, next to the beach bonfire.

Room to Book:

Ocean-view beats pool-view any day. The Bay Lavender, Banyan, and Allamanda cottages are closest to the water and overlook the marina to the beach beyond.

Insider Tip:

If you expect to spend some time exploring the island or checking out the nightlife in Freeport, consider renting a car—taxi rides into town can cost $75 each way.


Open / Closes
  • Adjoining Rooms
  • Beach Resort
  • Babysitting
  • Celeb-Spotting
  • Family Friendly
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Kids' Programs
  • Maid Service
  • Parking Available
  • Turndown
  • Water Sports
  • WiFi

Number of Bars: 2

Year Opened: 2001

Number of Restaurants: 3

Number of Suites: 73


Number of Rooms:


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