Explore Nassau while staying at Harborside at the Atlantis! If you ever should choose one location in the Bahamas to visit to get a mix of all Caribbean charm and vibes, Nassau is the place to be! It has a wonderful energy to it with all the people, shopping, excursions, beautiful weather, and tons of sight seeing opportunities! It is always a good idea to visit Downtown to experience the culture and history of Nassau. A tour of downtown Nassau will bring you to its famous straw market for all your authentic Bahamian shopping. Arawak Cay is right there for spectacular local cuisine for those delicious cravings.
For those fitness and architecture lovers, you will want to experience Queen’s staircase located downtown at Fort Fincastle. It’s one of the most popular landmarks in Nassau. The 66 step staircase was carved out of limestone rock by slaves in 1793. It was used as the main route between the fort and Nassau town.
Nassau is famous for pirates in the 18th century, where the famous Captain Blackbeard ruled. Pirates of Nassau Museum is a good way to learn the history of the nation’s pirates. There, in the museum, you will see a pirate ship and artifacts of pirate’s way of life back then.
Pig Beach is something you can’t just stumble on anywhere. Take a water sightseeing tour which includes swimming with the pigs!
If you’re in for just a simple beach day, Junkanoo beach is the most popular beach, while Cabbage Beach and Jaws Beach is known for less crowded and quieter surroundings. For a pristine, white sandy beach for miles, Cable Beach is a good one to try out!
Of course nothing beats hanging out at Harborside at the Atlantis where the whole family can enjoy the Aquapark with water slides built into a replica Mayan temple. Atlantis also has the largest open-air marine habitat in the world! The marine habitat hosts many species of sea life. You can explore marine life, river tube, go water sliding, golf, beach bum, eat, dance play or relax in any of the 11 water pools in the resort.