Nassau, Bahamas

Ideal For: Island Lovers, History Buffs, Shoppers

  • A bustling port city located on New Providence Island, Nassau is the Bahamas’ hub for culture, commerce, and government
  • Once a haven for pirates, you can still visit the city’s Pirates of Nassau museum, with exhibits that are fun and interesting for kids and adults
  • Swim, dive, or snorkel at Dean’s Blue Hole, said to be the deepest blue hole in the world, dipping some 663 feet, and opening into an enormous underwater cavern
  • Soak in the rays on quintessential beaches, including Cable and Junkanoo, with miles of white sand and warm, turquoise waters
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For those who like to mix their rest and relaxation with a dose of hustle and bustle, Nassau provides the perfect destination. Mix lazy days lounging on the beach or around the luxurious resort pool with fun excursions to immerse yourself in the history and culture of this iconic island city. Nassau offers numerous cultural landmarks like Fort Fincastle and the Queen’s Staircase, along with multiple art and heritage museums. In town, you can shop at high-end boutiques, purchase local handicrafts, or indulge in duty-free liquors and cigars. Embrace the energy of this bustling city to your hearts content, then retreat to the serene, relaxed atmosphere of your world-class resort.

Quick Facts

  • Suggested Airport
    Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS)
  • Currency
    Bahamian dollar (equivalent to U.S. dollar)
  • Official Language
    English
  • Founded
    1670
  • Junkanoo Festivals
    December 26; January 1; July 10

Destination Highlights


  • Bay Street

    The Bahamas’ oldest thoroughfare is now the island’s premier shopping mecca. Bay Street is lined with colorful buildings, local boutiques, and luxury shops. It also is home to the world-famous Straw Market, the perfect place to pick up an authentic Bahamian souvenir.

  • Cable Beach

    The biggest and most popular beach on the island is home to three miles of white sand and pristine, turquoise waters. Just west of the heart of Nassau, Cable Beach is lined with casinos, hotels, and resorts, including the luxurious Rosewood Baha Mar, part of the Inspirato Collection.

  • John Watling’s Distillery

    Located at the historic Buena Vista Estate, set on over two acres of lush tropical gardens, rum lovers and history buffs alike can take a complimentary tour of the estate and distillery, then enjoy tastings of its handcrafted, premium rums.

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Weather


  • Forecasting Your Nassau Vacation

    Nassau features a tropical monsoon climate with relatively consistent warm temperatures throughout the year. Summer temperatures linger around 90 degrees Fahrenheit, while the winter temperatures often reach the high 70’s and rarely fall below 60 degrees Fahrenheit, even at night. The water temperature hovers between 75 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit for most of the year, making for ideal swimming conditions in its turquoise waters.

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