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Holidays in the Caribbean-Ten things to do in The Bahamas
Hog Island Lighthouse
The mild year-round climate and excellent white sandy beaches make this a favourite with honeymoon couples , but there is plenty to do and see in the Bahamas, that makes it a holiday heaven destination for everyone.
Ten Things to do in The Bahamas
1.Visit the capital Nassau , and take in the spectacular ocean views on Paradise Island, and where you will see the Hog Island Lighthouse constructed in 1817 and the oldest lighthouse in the Bahamas.
2. Charter a boat and try some big game fishing. The Bahamas coastal waters yield giant tuna and enormous white and blue marlin, along with barracuda, enough to challenge the best fishermen.
3. Have a day out Pigeon Cay aka Cat Island near Little Exuma. popular for both land explorers and snorkellers as it contains a 200 year old pirate shipwreck.
4.Experience the Thrill of the World’s First Land and Sea Park in Exuma Cays , and see the many colourful fish swim before your very eyes.
Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park
5.Have relaxing day on the beautiful beaches, and enjoy an iced cocktail -or maybe two- while soaking up the sun in your hammock.
6 Try Kayacking in the warm, clear waters of The Bahamas. A kayak is the perfect way to explore the islands natural beauty in the shallow waters along the shores and cays.
7.If golf is your sport ,then test your skills on the superb Greg Norman- designed championship golf course, the Blue Shark golf club at Nassau will also give you the chance to marvel at the stunning ocean views.
Golf in the Bahamas
8.Make sure you take time out to cross the demarcation line of the Tropic of Cancer, which runs through Georgetown, the capital of Exuma.
9.Take a trip to the straw market in Georgetown,look for handmade baskets, mats and purses in traditional Exuman patterns.
10. Swim with the dolphins at the Blue Lagoon Island which is home to the Atlantic bottle-nose dolphin.Also take the chance to, feed and play with a sea lion as part of the Sea Lion Encounter. For those who like to watch, the Observer Program allows visitors to watch the interactive events.