Anyone looking for an island holiday on the Atlantic Ocean with fantastic beaches should try Treasure Cay in the Bahamas. This is a beautiful area on the east coast of Abaco and has many things for holidaymakers to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, villas and B&Bs.
Treasure Cay beach is a three and a half mile stretch of powdery white sand ideal for sunbathing. The beautiful blue waters are very inviting for swimmers and kayak and banana boat rides are also available here. Snorkelling and diving are popular activities here with so much to see underwater including the world’s third largest barrier reef. There is a 72-hole golf course in Treasure Cay and other courses on the island. Abaco boasts some of the best fishing in the Bahamas with chartered trips available on waters containing bonefish, snapper and tuna. There are tennis courts here too with a mix of hard and clay courts. The resort features some very pleasant bars and restaurants here especially in the marina area with delightful fresh fish dishes on the menus. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from the local grocery store and bakery. Visitors will also find a few gift stores and duty free shopping at the marina.
Numerous boat trips are offered here for holidaymakers to enjoy the views and see various marine animals such as dolphins, whales, sharks, manta rays and giant orange starfish. Other areas in the Abacos islands worth seeing include Turtle Cay, where there are more beautiful beaches. Marsh Harbour is the third largest town in the Bahamas and is a hub for the ferries sailing to the other Cays in the Abacos. Two museums are located on the Abacos; The Albert Lowe Museum and the Wyannie Malone Museum in Hope Town, which have interesting artefacts from the islands colourful past.
The temperature on the islands remains fairly constant throughout the year with an average daytime high of 83 degrees Fahrenheit. The hottest time of the year is generally July and August with average high temperatures of 89 degrees Fahrenheit. The average annual rainfall is just 50.6 inches with September the wettest with an average of 7.1 inches. Between December and March the average per month is around one and a half inches.
Treasure Cay International Airport (TCB) on the island has flights to and from Marsh Harbour, Miami, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. Visitors from Europe can fly to Miami International Airport (MIA) and get a connecting flight to Treasure Cay. Flights from cities such as Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Munich, Paris and Zurich land at Miami. On arrival at Treasure Cay passengers will be able to hire a car or taxi.