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What Makes Grand Bahama Island Unique

Published on October 10, 2017 by hideawaybahamas.com

Grand Bahama is the northernmost of the islands of the Bahamas, and the closest major island to the Unites States, lying just 80 miles. It is the fourth largest island in the Bahamas island chain of approximately 700 islands and 2,400 cays. The island is 530 square miles, 96 miles long from east to west and 17 miles at its widest point. The official language is British. Grand Bahama Island is the picture-perfect place for an unforgettable vacation. Families can go for swimming with dolphins, couples can treat themselves to a romantic dinner overlooking the ocean. A variety of sports and water activities available. Try one of our many eco-adventures or check out local shopping districts for great deals on duty-free merchandise.  The island is full of history and charm and is a complete vacation destination for those looking for a quieter vacation. There are three distinct destinations on Grand Bahama – East End with its beautiful beaches, HideawayBamamas Beach Club is located in Bassett Cove at Bevans Town with safe and tranquil swimming, snorkel, fishing or walk the beaches for miles. High Rock is close by, 18 miles from Freeport/Port Lucaya the city and tourist area, and West End – each offering their own experience. Feel free to tour the islands three national parks,  And of course, no Bahamian island would be complete without miles of beautiful beaches- found on the south side of Grand Bahama Island right where Hideawaybahamas is located.Hideawaybahamas sandy beach is one of Grand Bahama Island’s premier locations for bone fishing, with 2 boats, 1 based here at Bassett Cove and the other at The Hideaway Retreat near Port Lucaya.
Captain Floyd Nottage, known to us this past several years knows where to fish, dive or snorkel. Floyd will take you for a whole or half day. Depending on the time of year and customize your trip around you. Do contact James, he will book Floyd for you and we will fillet and cook your catch at the Tipsy Turtle. Bad weather no problem we re schedule for free, subject to availability etc.