The Bahamas have always had an aura of luxury, prestige and success. This is an upscale resort that is sometimes called “Switzerland in the Caribbean” because the Bahamas have not only many hotels, but also banks, office and business centres. As a rule, visitors are simply charmed by mesmerizing beauty of local nature, numerous landmarks and rich choice of entertainment, including most original and unusual ones.
Tourists, who want to enjoy the silence and relax in pristine nature, are recommended to visit the following islands: Grand Bahamas, Andros, Bimini, Berry and Exuma. These islands are well-known among fans of scuba diving and underwater fishing. Some islands have aqua parks and swimming pools where visitors can swim with dolphins, watch shark feeding or simply enjoy a yacht ride along the coastline.
The capital of the Bahamas, Nassau, has developed tourist infrastructure. Guests are welcome to participate in various excursions. The local fortress is one of the most famous historic landmarks of Nassau. Built in the 18th century, the fortress has survived in excellent condition, and its halls still have the atmosphere of elegance and chasteness of previous centuries. The Queen’s Staircase is one of the most famous landmarks in the Bahamas. The staircase has 66 steps and leads to a beautiful observation deck that features magnificent views of the city and bay.
The Parliament Square is the heart of Nassau. Here you will see a beautiful statue of Queen Victoria made of marble. The statue is the main decoration of the square, but there are also several historic administrative buildings there. Most of these buildings were finished in the beginning of the 19th century. These are the buildings of Royal Court, Administration of the Colony and Parliament. Charlotte Fortress is another important historic building and tourist sight. The fortress was built in 1788 and there are many legends and interesting stories associated with it.
Without a doubt, the Bahamas are rich not only in historic places of interest. Atlantis Water Park will be a great choice for visitors who seek entertainment. The territory of the park is divided into 14 separated parks. There are artificial lagoons, underwater labyrinths, swimming pools and rides there.
Guests, who cannot imagine their vacation without nightlife, bustling parties, night clubs and casinos, are advised to visit the Paradise Island. Tourists, who prefer sport activities, will definitely enjoy their visit to the Grand Bahama Island that is famous for its sport centres. There are several tennis courts, golf fields, football fields and basketball courts in Freeport town. Freeport is also famous for its markets and shopping centres.
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