About Nassau Paradise Island, Bahamas
For a true Bahamian experience, relax. On our island, life is easy. English is spoken, and American dollars are on par with Bahamian dollars. In this section you'll find other practical, good-to-know-before-you-go information, which leaves you plenty of time to read about our culture and the Arawak Indians, Spanish invaders, pirates, British Colonialists, West Africans and local folk who’ve all been part of our interesting history. Learn a little about being Bahamian. And get excited about your trip – we’re looking forward to having you.
Musical traditions on Nassau Paradise Island reflect both the impact of history on the islands and a homegrown, distinctively national character.
Over the centuries, our protected harbor has sheltered ship wreckers, pirates, freed slaves, blockade runners, rum smugglers and runaway lovers.
Here you’ll find the nuts and bolts about traveling to our Island. From car rentals to customs and from time zones to traveling with children, it's all here.