In the north of the territory of The Bahamas in the beautiful Atlantic Ocean is the Abaco Islands. The main island is known as Great Abaco and this is one of the most popular places for travellers to have an Abaco holiday. As well as enjoying stunning Atlantic Ocean views, visitors will find that an Abaco holiday rental house comes with all the mod—cons that you would expect to find in a first class hotel, making for a truly stress-free and enjoyable trip.
Visitors who love the water and beaches will absolutely love an Abaco holiday as it makes the ideal place to have a wonderful beach holiday. Amongst the activities available on the island are swimming, diving, sailing, bay fishing, snorkelling, windsurfing, surfing and water skiing. Other great activities available on the island include walking, cycling, golf, tennis and bird watching.
If you feel the need to stretch your legs further afield than the beach or your Abaco holiday rental house, then it is worth taking the time to visit the smaller island known as Green Turtle Cay. The island got its name thanks to the large number of Green Turtles that used to inhabit the island. Although only half a mile wide, there are several great things to see and do on the island including the Albert Lowe Museum. This museum was opened by the Bahamian artist, Alton R. Lowe, who named the museum after his father who was a renowned wooden ship builder. The museum is housed in a beautifully restored Victorian house and contains many models of ships as well as artefacts relating to the history of the Abaco Islands.
If booking an Abaco holiday rental house is dependent on the weather then you will be delighted to hear that you can expect to enjoy hot summers and very mild winters. An Abaco holiday is very popular during the months of July and August when the temperature during the day can reach a very hot 31°C. The winter months of December and January see the temperature during daylight hours drop to between 21° and 25°C. The annual rainfall amount for the island is 41 inches.
Travel to Abaco, The Bahamas Travellers on an Abaco holiday can arrive at Marsh Harbour Airport (MHH) which is located in the centre of the island. Airlines that offer affordable, regular flights to the island include American Airlines, Bahamasair, US Airways, Continental Airlines and United Airlines. Passengers can depart the UK from several airports such as Heathrow (LHR), Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI) and London City Airport (LCY).