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  • Anguilla General Information

    Posted on December 12. 2012

    Overview As the northernmost of the Leeward Islands, Anguilla’s calm and clear waters and fine, powdery beaches lure visitors looking for exclusivity and relaxation. Having drawn several high profile celebrities over the years, Anguilla has quickly become a popular Caribbean retreat and boasts high quality dining, water sports and a surprisingly interesting art scene. Weather …

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  • Elbow Cay General Information

    Posted on December 12. 2012

    Overview Home to one of the best beaches in the Bahamas, Elbow Cay is a sparkling advertisement for the Caribbean at its best. As the island is almost entirely free of cars, it gives it a distinctly isolated and less-touristed feel, and the architecture screams New England more than the Caribbean, making this palm-fringed island …

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  • Eleuthera General Information

    Posted on December 12. 2012

    Overview White and pink sand, rolling hills, dramatic cliffs, pastel-colored buildings – Eleuthera has it all. Great snorkeling and scuba diving opportunities abound here, mainly due to the beautiful coral gardens, reefs and wrecks, but the beaches are still worthy of those who don’t want to venture into the water. Eleuthera is definitely a place …

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  • Cat Island General Information

    Posted on December 12. 2012

    Overview Largely untouched by tourism and named after the pirate Arthur Catt, Cat Island forms the unusual shape of a fishhook and is renowned for its gorgeous beaches. A major draw for boating and diving enthusiasts, the island is relatively inexpensive due to its relative anonymity amongst holiday makers. Home to some of the friendliest …

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  • Bimini General Information

    Posted on December 12. 2012

    Overview Bimini is the closest point in the Bahamas to the mainland US and is supposedly home to several landmarks said to contain mystical properties, including the legendary Fountain of Youth. A temporary home to many notable authors, presidents and singers, Bimini draws in big game fishermen by the bucket load due to its abundance …

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  • Andros General Information

    Posted on December 12. 2012

    Overview Lovingly known as “The Sleeping Giant” by locals, Andros is the largest island in the Bahamas, but that doesn’t mean that it’s the most expensive. Boasting a large and complex marine life and the world’s third largest barrier reef, Andros is a scuba diver’s paradise, as well as a haven for fishermen. Mostly flat, …

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  • Abaco General Information

    Posted on December 12. 2012

    Overview An unusually-shaped archipelago in the northernmost region of the Bahamas, the Abaco Islands consist of Great Abaco and Little Abaco and draws lovers of the great outdoors by the bucket load. Lovely beaches, great fishing, carefree sailing; you can find it all here. The islands’ slogan is “slow down”, and you’ll revel in the …

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  • Long Island General Information

    Posted on December 12. 2012

    Overview A long sliver of land known for its excellent diving opportunities, Long Island is said to be the third island Columbus sailed to during his initial voyage of discovery. Boasting a famed blue hole of shocking size (which many locals claim is bottomless) it cannot be denied that Long Island is the perfect place …

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  • Scrub Island General Information

    Posted on December 12. 2012

    Overview Home to a large hotel resort, Scrub Island forms part of the Lesser Antilles group of Caribbean islands. Mostly uninhabited apart from the hotel guests, visitors to Scrub Island can totally immerse themselves in the surrounding tropical beauty and relaxation is definitely the order of the day. If you are looking for a resort …

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  • Harbour Island General Information

    Posted on December 12. 2012

    Overview An up-and-coming destination full of pink sand beaches, excellent swimming and a growing rich-list clientele, Harbour Island is the place to go in the Bahamas. Chic hotel resorts full of celebrities overlook gorgeous coral reefs, glitzy shops and swanky bars, meaning that you could be mistaken for thinking that Harbour Island was a relatively …

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