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Discovery Cruise Grand Bahama Island

Discovery Cruise Grand Bahama Island

Also known as Freeport, Bahamas, Grand Bahama Island is one of the largest of the Bahamas Islands.

Oceanfront seafood eatery, Bahamas

Oceanfront seafood eatery, Bahamas

Destination – Grand Bahama Island: Grand Bahama is home to the cities of Freeport and Lucaya, and is the fourth largest of The Islands of The Bahamas. The name from the Spanish “gran bajamar” – means “great shallows” for its many flats and shoals in the waters. The island extends 96 miles and is filled with cities, villages, and cays that offer lasting evidence of the many people and cultures that have called this island home.

With it’s faster pace, the Grand Bahama has quickly become an atmosphere of cosmopolitan glitz and glamour harboring miles of beaches, nature preserves, and endless seas. And located just 55 miles from the east coast of Florida, it is now one of the most visited of all the Bahamian islands.

You will enjoy a wide range of duty-free shopping that includes some of the finest names in fashion, crystal, jewelry, silver and china. In addition, there are many straw markets offering local art and crafts. The choices for dining are quite stimulating, from the most sophisticated gourmet delicacies to fresh fish at native restaurants.

You’ll be delighted to know there are a variety of places to keep you going well into the night. The numerous nightclubs throughout the island offer you

Grand Bahama Island Beaches

Grand Bahama Island Beaches

a taste of the local sounds allowing you to dance ’til you drop, two casinos with virtually nonstop action, and the Port Lucaya Marketplace where you might find a special activity the whole family can enjoy. And for those who need a little more relaxation, there is always the option of a small bar by the beach where you watch the moonlight shimmer across the ocean.

There are numerous bahamas attractions to intrigue your senses as there is a lot more to the Grand Bahama than the main tourist areas of Freeport/Lucaya. You can explore an entire island surrounded by beautiful beaches with pristine waters, natural wonders including one of the world’s largest underwater cave systems, three national parks, and small settlements nestled throughout the island. Not to mention, the island is also a sports lover’s paradise, with multiple championship golf courses, tennis, scuba diving, snorkeling and fishing.

The Grand Bahama Island has created an amazing variety of vacation adventures for all ages.

For vacation packages that include Fort Lauderdale hotel stays plus the island cruise, please view:
Lauderdale Vacation Packages.

For vacation packages that include Grand Bahama Island hotel and resort stays, please view:
Bahamas Vacation Packages.

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas