When people think about The Bahamas, chances are they’re picturing miles of powdery white sand beaches, sparkling turquoise waters, palm trees, and endless fun in the sun. But did you know there’s much more to The Bahamas than our beaches? Here, you’ll find history, culture, and natural wonders that are truly one of a kind.
Let’s go beyond the beach and discover seven things you might not know about The Bahamas!
1. The world’s third-largest wine cellar is in Nassau.
If you love wine, a tour of Graycliff’s wine cellar is a must! With more than 250,000 bottles from 400 winemakers in 15 countries, the Graycliff collection includes some of the rarest, most expensive wines in the world, such as an 1865 Chateau Lafite and a 1727 Rudesheimer Apostelwein from Bremen Ratskeller. It also features many of today’s most popular varieties – and with a quarter million bottles to choose from, there’s a perfect wine for every palate and occasion. Your new favorite vino awaits!
Visitors to Graycliff can indulge in a wine and cheese pairing, where guests sample a minimum of eight wines perfectly matched with fine cheeses from around the world. Tour the famed Graycliff wine cellar and bring home a wine-themed souvenir. Or treat yourself to a gourmet wine luncheon, a feast of five courses expertly paired with wine.
Not a wine lover? For those who prefer spirits, the Graycliff Cognateque is a collection of 9,000 bottles of excellent cognacs and ports. And as one of The Bahamas’ first five-star restaurants, Graycliff’s dining room menu is stellar.