No trip to the Caribbean would be complete without a stop in Nassau. Located in the Bahamas, it is the main tourist attraction in the area.
Many new attractions have been added in the last few years to make this a destination well worth spending several days.
Probably the most luxurious is Atlantis, covering 141 acres, this resort features more than 20 million gallons of water and 50,000 sea creatures!
It features several restaurants, a casino, water rides, as well as your standard beach and shopping.
Probably one of the best tours available is the Pirates of Nassau and Historical Highlights tour. Billed as the best pirate tour in the world, traveling in a taxi van the excursion begins with a tour of the islands historical sites. First on the agenda is the Queen’s Staircase, along with the Water Tower and Fort Fincastle.
From there Parliament Square, the Governor’s Mansion, Gregory’s Arch and other attractions.
Then discover life in the 1700’s at the Pirates of Nassau, you will find a three quarter length replica schooner. You may even come face to face with Blackbeard, or Anne Bonny.
Afterwards you can enter the courtyard to relax and purchase a pirate cocktail!
Nassau is well known for it’s pristine beaches, dolphin encounters, carriage rides, and of course the “Straw Market”.
The Straw Market is well known for their shopping bargains, bartering is not only acceptable, but expected. After a day of beach hopping, shopping and sightseeing, the perfect finish is enjoying a cool drink at Senor Frogs before retiring for the evening or making your way back to your waiting cruise ship!