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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Cruises, Excursions & Hotels - The Bahamas something for everyone!

Port in Nassau, Bahamas Source {Anestis Iliadis}

At any given time you can have two, three even up to six ships stopping in  Nassau, Bahamas they can be doing from 3 to 7 day cruises from ports such as Miami, Ft Lauderdale, Port Canaveral, Jacksonville, Galveston, Baltimore and several other embarkation ports, if you are on the east coast or near the Gulf of Mexico chances are there is a ship leaving from a port near you.

Excursions: "Dolphin Swim" experience at Blue Lagoon...
 

One of the most Popular shore excursions is a day spent at Blue Lagoon, additionally you can also participate in other excursions provided right there at Blue Lagoon such as the Dolphin Experiences now for those who prefer not to be in deep water or even for small children there is the "Dolphin Encounter " always held in shallow, waist deep water, usually on a platform.  On the encounters you will get to pet the dolphins and see them do a few tricks up close.   For those that prefer and even closer experience the "Dolphin Swims," is for you,  usually you will be in waters of up to 30 ft although everyone is required to wear life vest. Since you are in smaller groups you do get to spend more time interacting with these amazing mammals; petting, feeding, dancing and "foot push," this is where the dolphin pushes you through the water with their noses on the bottom of your feet!  Both types of Dolphin Swims can be found at Blue Lagoon and Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island.

Next up for those that prefer to spend their day out of the water the Ardastra Gardens and zoo tours, with the famous marching flamingos. With over 300 species of mammals, birds and reptile, and an amazing 5.5 acres of forest trails, you get the opportunity to enjoy some of the gorgeous flora and fauna of the Bahamas.

 The Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas
{courtesy of Atlantis.com}
One of the most popular and famous resorts in the Bahamas it is a destination in itself!  With 11 swimming areas 7 water slides including the famous "Leap of Faith," a mile-long river ride with water rapids and wave surges. For the young ones you have "Splashers"  Mayan-themed kids pool and water playground.

Marine Habitat Atlantis


The Romantic One and Only Ocean Club - Paradise Island, Bahamas

 

Compass Point Beach Resort, Nassau, Bahamas sit back relax and stay a spell...

2 comments:

  1. Love Nassau! Compass Point and Atlantis are such great places to visit, beautiful water and great scenery ;)
    ~Giselle
    http://www.machinewashwarm.blogspot.com

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  2. ooh wee! right up my alley! how do I get a trip there, goodness. so sessy.

    Bren-
    B So Chic!
    http://www.bsochic.blogspot.com

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