The islands of Paradise Island and Nassau (New Providence Island), Bahamas, offer a little piece of paradise, and a true Bahamian experience. The two islands are connected to each other by two large road bridges across Nassau Harbour, connecting the capital of the Bahamas, Nassau, to the famous Paradise Island. A holiday villa in Nassau, Bahamas or accommodation on Paradise Island, Bahamas provide tourists with an idyllic base from which to bask in the sunshine, lazing on idyllic beaches and bathing in still, turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, shop for traditional Bahamian crafts or take to the seas, enjoying the vast range of water sports on offer.
There are many fantastic Paradise Island and Nassau beaches to choose from, with many miles of soft, white sand lining the coastlines of the islands. The beach at Western Esplanade is one of the most popular, hosting traditional Bahamian ‘cook outs’ most evenings. The beaches of Delaporte, Sandyport, and Cabbage Beach on Paradise Island are absolutely stunning and slightly less crowded than the main Nassau beaches.
If long, lazy days on the beach will not quench your desires, there are no end of activities to enjoy from Nassau’s beaches. Canoeing, water skiing, sailing, parasailing, kite boarding and jet skiing trips are very easily arranged from any of the villas in Nassau or Paradise Island. However, it is scuba diving in the crystal clear waters, investigating the impressive drop offs, ancient wrecks, caves and living reefs that really excites, as the waters teem with life, from tropical fish to dolphins.
Nassau and Paradise Island are home to some of the world’s most colourful, exotic and interesting birdlife in the world, making holiday accommodation in Nassau an absolute delight for nature lovers. Migratory birds flock to the islands during the autumn and winter months, but there are a huge range of bird species living here full time.
There are many places of interest to visit from holiday accommodation in Nassau, Bahamas. Holiday villas are the perfect base from which to explore the island’s long history, from the colonial forts of Fort Charlotte and Fort Fincastle to the Pompey Museum, which documents the history of slavery in the Bahamas. The Ardastra Gardens and Zoo, the underwater marine observatory at Crystal Cay Park and the Junkanoo Museum are all well worth exploring from any holiday villas in Nassau, Bahamas.
You can even play golf from a self catering Nassau villa. With seven hours of sunshine every day, and a golf season that last for 365 days a year, you can always guarantee a tee-off time. There are two excellent 18 hole golf courses in Nassau, with the Cable Beach Golf Club often being cited as the finest golf course in the whole of the Caribbean.
You are extremely unlikely to experience daily temperatures of less than 20˚C at any time from a holiday villa in Nassau, Bahamas. During the summer months, from May until October, temperatures usually peak at around 30˚C, but never get too hot, although rain is more common during this period. Spring and autumn are often considered the best times to visit a self catering villa in Nassau or Paradise Island, as temperatures remain around 25-30˚C, and rain is rare.
The New Providence Airport (PID) on Paradise Island makes reaching holiday villas in Nassau and Paradise Island remarkably easy. There are five daily flights from Miami International Airport (MIA), and one daily flight from Orlando International Airport (MCO), both of which are linked to the UK with direct flights, provided by British Airways, BMI and Virgin Atlantic.