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If you’re planning a Bahamas getaway, this guide gets you in the know and in the mood. You’ll practically feel the sand between your toes and the sea breeze brushing your face. Find out about hot spots, like the well-touristed Nassau, Paradise Island, and Freeport/Lucaya on Grand Bahama Island, and less-visited islands like the Exumas and Abacos that are perfect if you want serious R & R. This guide covers:An overview of Bahamian customs, music, festivals, cuisine, and “thirst-busters”Accommodations ranging from simple Bahamian inns and guesthouses to mega-resorts, and from quaint gingerbread villas to a spectacular beach resort with a kids’ campThe best places for all kinds of water sports, including water skiing, banana boat rides, Jet-Skiing, sailing, and parasailingSnorkeling and scuba diving, including dramatic reef trips, shark dives, shipwreck dives, and even night divesFishing for wahoo, blue marlin, oceanic bonito, blackfin tuna, snapper, grouper, barracuda, dolphins, and moreGreat places to stay and play if tennis or golf is your gameGambling at glamorous casinos and taking in great stage showsShopping for international imports of china, perfume, crystal, gemstones, or watchesA calendar of events including festivals, tournaments, and local holidaysLike every For Dummies travel guide, Bahamas For Dummies, 4th Edition includes:Down-to-earth trip-planning adviceWhat you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skipThe best hotels and restaurants for every budgetHandy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pagesWhether you’re honeymooning or bringing the kids…whether you want to be an adventurous underwater explorer or a contented beach potato…this guide will help you enjoy the many sites and moods of the Bahamas
More About the Author
Darwin Porter (born September 13, 1937, in Greensboro, North Carolina) was the son of Hazel Lee Phillips, a fashion designer, and Paul Suggs, an attorney.
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