Bahamas For Dummies

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Wiley, Nov 5, 2004 - Travel - 382 pages
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From pink-sand beaches and snorkeling in clear blue water, to neon nightclubs and casino gambling, the islands of the Bahamas have it all. There’s no end to the outdoor fun and all-night parties, so take this friendly guide with you and enjoy the best of the Bahamas:
  • A complete run-down of all the islands and the activities you’ll find there
  • Ten unforgettable moments you can only experience in the Bahamas
  • All the best nightlife and outdoor activities on every island
  • Complete coverage of the best beaches and most exciting watersports

Like every For Dummies travel guide, Bahamas For Dummies, Third Edition includes:

  • Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
  • What you shouldn’t miss—and what you can skip
  • The best hotels and restaurants for every budget
  • Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages

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Contents

Introduction
1
Introducing The Bahamas
4
Introducing The Bahamas
7
The Best Family Resorts
13
The Best Sailing
19
Choosing Where to Go
33
The Abaco Islands
42
Exuma
49
Grand Bahama Accommodations
198
Dining Out in Grand Bahama
203
Grand Bahama Dining
206
Having Fun On and Off the Beach
215
Fun in Grand Bahama
216
Exploring on Dry Land
222
The Ahacos Prime Out Islands
233
Marsh Harbour
236

Deciding When to Go
63
Planning our Trip
71
Getting to The Bahamas
83
Booking Your Accommodations
95
Catering to Special Travel Needs
106
Taking Care of the Remaining Details
114
Getting a Passport
115
Staying Connected by Cellphone or Email
122
New Providence Nassau
127
Settling into New Providence
129
Staying in Style
136
Nassau and Paradise Island Accommodations
138
Dining Out in New Providence
148
Nassau and Paradise Island Dining
150
Cable Beach Dining
160
Having Fun On and Off the Beach
162
Climbing Aboard
168
Keeping Active
178
Grand Bahama
187
Staying in Style in Grand Bahama
195
Dining Out
239
Exploring on Dry Land
246
Elbow Cay
251
Green Turtle Cay
262
Green Turtle Cay
263
Treasure Cay
273
Treasure Cay
274
The Out Islands
283
Harbour Island
286
Eleuthera
298
Eleuthera
299
Exuma
314
Great ExumaLittle Exuma
315
San Salvador
329
San Salvador
330
The Part of Tens
337
Quick Concierge
345
Index
351
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About the author (2004)

Darwin Porter, while still a teenager, began writing about The Bahamas for the Miami Herald and has been a frequent visitor ever since. His writing partner is Ohio-born Danforth Prince, formerly of the Paris  bureau of the New York Times, who has co-authored numerous Frommer's best-sellers with Darwin, including the Caribbean , Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and the Virgin Islands. Together, they share their secrets, discoveries, and opinions about The Bahamas with you.

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