The Bahamas covers the land area of 5832 square feet with the highest point of just 206 feet. The population living in the Bahamas is around 300,000.The uniqueness of the Bahamas attract the tourists and make their trip really amazing and memorable.
The word the Bahamas is derived from Spanish which means Shallow Sea. It is archaeal which covers 700 islands which are stretched over 258,998 SQ meter in the west of Atlantic Ocean.
- The original inhabitants of Bahamas were the Lucayan Indians who used to live here between 900 and 1500 A.D.
- Christopher Columbus was the first tourist in Europe who came in 1492 and made the first landfall on San Salvador
- The braselitto wood was shipped to Boston by one of the first English settlers on Eleuthera, and this was to thank the Massachusetts for its support. This was to buy land for the Harvard College which is now known as Harvard University.
White sand can be seen in the Bahamas Beach Like this can be observed in White Gold Beach.
Diving and Snorkeling
You will find a lot of good dive operators in Lucayaarea. Snorkeling trips, scuba diving, and shipwreck dives are the famous diving activities which provide a very safe and good experience.
There are a lot of beautiful natural places for tourists to visit such as Rand Nature Centre, Hydroflora Gardens, Lucayan National Park and offshore Petterson Cay.
The picturesque is almost 25 miles away if a person drives to west End from free port. There is a historical town made up of wooden buildings which are extremely beautiful and catch the attention of the tourists.
East end is not a town made up of the wooden building, but the road, which is 60 miles in length when combined, leads to the Lucayan National park.
There is a very nice shopping center known as Port Lucaya Marketplace, where a lot of things are available such as emeralds and silk; the store has very attractive shops in it.
Gambling and Nightlife
There are different types of clubs and restaurants located in Freeport/Lucaya area where people get really entertained. These places are always very lively and exciting.
There is a large collection of hotels in grand Bahamas Island. People should definitely try out the fish fry at Outrigger’s at Smith’s Point as it is very famous.
These are surely the attractive reasons to go for Bahamas vacations.