Holidaymakers looking for a beautiful island resort with wonderful scenic views might like to head for Hope Town in the Bahamas. This wonderful place is located on the islands of Abaco and offers many things to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, holiday homes and villas.
Holidaymakers staying at Hope Town will have easy access to a lovely sandy beach making this a lovely place to relax and soak up the sun. There are lots of fun watersports to enjoy off this stretch of coast including swimming, diving, snorkelling, kayaking, surfing and sailing amongst other things. The waters off the coast of Albaco provide excellent fishing, where holidaymakers can catch various species of fish including long fin tuna. Golfers keen for a round or two on their holiday will need to get a boat to Treasure Cay, where there is an excellent 18-hole golf course. Cars are not permitted in Hope Town so the only way to explore the area is by cycling, hiking or even by driving a golf cart. There are a few bars and restaurants in the area, where holidaymakers can enjoy delicious cuisine including excellent seafood dishes. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from the local store and markets.
Visitors to Hope Town will find some fabulous places to visit. For example the red and white striped lighthouse in Hope Town is one of the last manual lighthouses in the world. Tourists can learn more about Hope Town and its history at the Wyannie Museum, where there is also a gift shop selling books and other souvenirs. A great way to get to other islands in the Bahamas is by taking a boat tour for either a half or full day.
The temperature here is warm all year round. The warmest month is August with an average high of 90 degrees Fahrenheit and the coolest being January with an average high of 76 degrees Fahrenheit. On average thee driest month is April with slightly less than an inch of rainfall, while November is the wettest with an average of 5.4 inches.
Visitors can fly to Marsh Harbour Airport (MHH) and take a short ferry ride to Hope Town. It is important to note that cars are not permitted in the main part of Hope Town. Flights arrive at Marsh Harbour from the capital of the Bahamas, Nassau (NAS) as well as a few U.S airports including Miami (MIA). Overseas visitors can fly into Miami from Amsterdam (AMS), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Moscow-Domodedovo (DME), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) as well as many other U.S cities.