Have you ever heard the jingle, “It’s better in the Bahamas?” It’s a well-known tune not just because it’s catchy! There are some things that really are better on the islands. If you want to see for yourself, here are 5 Must-Dos in the Bahamas that really support the 1982 jingle.
Yes, you read that right. Pig Beach is an actual beach filled with a bunch of these flat-snouted mammals! Go on a tour that takes you to this beach for a truly unique experience. You are able to feed and swim with the pigs. Maybe they will even let you take a cute selfie for your Instagram! Not everyone can come back from their vacation and say they swam with these cute, little creatures.
Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve
Be one with nature in one of Bahama’s most popular plant reserves. The native plants you will see are extremely important to the people of the Bahamas. There are trails that cover over 20 acres of natural, gardens and wetlands designed by world-renowned landscape architect, Raymond Jungles. Explore the various species of native plants, birds and medicinal plants the preserve has to offer. A walk through the Levy Preserve is not only entertaining, but also educational! Take a break from the beaches to witness this gem.
The Cloisters Nassau
If you are in the mood for some sightseeing, you won’t wanna miss the Cloisters Nassau. This French Gothic Structure is a favorite for those who want that picture-perfect view. The building is so captivating, you might forget that you are in the Bahamas and think you’re in Europe! Be able to take in a little bit of Bahamian history as you take a stroll through the grounds and gardens of this tranquil oasis.
Nassau’s busiest street is this commercial district. You can walk around and stop by one of the many shops and restaurants that Bay Street has to offer. Think of it as the Rodeo Drive of the Caribbean! Make sure to not overlook the shops in the alleyways, for you might be missing out on some rare finds. Many local artists showcase their work in this area, so show some support for their creative ventures!
Golden Rock Beach
There are so many beaches in the Bahamas, but this beach takes the cake! The view is so beautiful, you might want to take a picture for a postcard. White sands and clear blue waters as far as the eye can see. Enjoy a peaceful atmosphere of this remote beach and feel like you're in paradise.