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5 Reasons to Spend a Long Weekend in The Bahamas

Posted by: Nassau Paradise Island on May 13, 2017

What’s more fun than a long weekend? We’ve got the answer: Spending it in The Bahamas. While the powdery white sands, sunny skies, and sparkling turquoise waters of Nassau Paradise Island may seem like a world away, with convenient non-stop flights from many major cities, Paradise is closer than you think! And once you arrive, the island has everything you need to make the most of your long weekend.

Need more of an excuse to spend your long weekend in The Bahamas? Here are 5 reasons to escape to Paradise:

A couple with snorkel gear on a beach in Nassau Paradise Island, The Bahamas

Romantic Vacation

There’s nothing better than a weekend away with that special someone to rekindle your spark. With everything from intimate dining experiences, secluded beaches, and romantic recreation, a couples getaway is simply better in The Bahamas.

A man cutting a coconut for a family.

Family Holiday

A long weekend in Paradise is the perfect opportunity to come together as a family. The family-friendly accommodation and dining options in Nassau Paradise Island make it easy to feel right at home, and the variety of activities on the island are sure to please every member of the family.

Four girls pose for a selfie together.

Friends Trip
There’s spending a long weekend with friends, then there’s spending a long weekend with friends in The Bahamas. With no end to the exciting activities, Nassau Paradise Island is the ideal place for a trip of a lifetime with your best friends!

A family celebrates with cake on the beach at Atlantis, Paradise Island.

Celebratory Getaway
Whether it’s a birthday party, an anniversary away, a bachelor or bachelorette weekend, or a Mother’s Day escape, Nassau Paradise Island is an ideal locale to make your special occasion even more special! After all, what more can you ask for than to celebrate in a tropical paradise?

A woman sitting outside wearing a white robe gets a foot treatment from a spa attendant.

R&R Weekend 
Sometimes a quick change of scenery is all you need to feel rested and rejuvenated. Whether you’re unwinding with a day at the spa, leisurely exploring the island, or simply lounging on the beach, you’ll feel your worries wash away with every wave that laps the shore.


Have we convinced you that a long weekend in Paradise is a good idea? Check out our Bahamas vacation packages and start planning your long weekend to Nassau Paradise Island today!

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