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Top 5 Things to Do in Downtown Nassau

Posted by: Nassau Paradise Island on May 6, 2015

Graycliff Humidor, NassauNassau is the capital city and the largest city in The Bahamas. It’s also lively, colorful, and exciting, packed with culture and fun things to do! During your Paradise getaway, be sure to spend a day or two exploring the city and getting to know the friendly people who live there. Here are five of our top picks for things to see and do in Nassau.

Indulge in a gourmet experience at the Graycliff. Located at the historic Graycliff Hotel, Graycliff Restaurant is the first certified five-star restaurant in The Bahamas, featuring five dining rooms, a carefully cultivated wine cellar with more than 250,000 bottles, and a number of unique gourmet experiences. Learn to roll a cigar, pair some of the world’s best wines and cheeses, craft your own chocolate confection, or treat yourself to a deliciously fun cooking class.

Sip some of The Bahamas’ best brews. During a Bahama Brews tour, you’ll sample nine refreshing beers paired with three delicious appetizers. Tour Nassau’s first and only craft brewery, Pirate Republic Brewing Co., and visit the famed Pirate’s Pub and Hillside House pubs for a side of history with your refreshments.

Sample the wares at John Watling’s Distillery. Whether you’re a rum lover or a history buff, you’ll want to pay a visit to John Watling’s. Tour the distillery and sample an all-natural cocktail featuring one of the handcrafted premium rums, which are fermented onsite in more than 1,000 white oak barrels, as well as sugar cane vodka. Learn about how rum is made and discover the 175-year history of the distillery. Best of all, both the tours and tastings are free!

Check out a Tru Bahamian Food Tour. Satisfy your appetite for Bahamian cuisine while you see Nassau’s historical and architectural highlights! A three-hour Tru Bahamian Food Tour is an entertaining culinary adventure through downtown Nassau, taking you to one-of-a-kind specialty food stores and local eateries. It will also introduce you to some of the city’s hidden gems for live music, dancing, poetry, and more.

Discover downtown Nassau during a scavenger hunt. Looking for a fun alternative to a traditional walking tour? Sign up for the Nassau City Seeker, which is a great way to explore downtown Nassau and indulge your competitive side as well. Race against the clock as you dash to the city’s best landmarks, restaurants, galleries, bars, churches and shops. It’s a great way to see Nassau’s highlights in under two hours.

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