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Sports Fans Love The Bahamas

Posted by: Nassau Paradise Island on September 26, 2018

Everyone knows that The Bahamas is the place to go for stunning white sand beaches, warm turquoise waters, exciting excursions, and soothing sunshine, but this fall it’s also the place to be for sports fans! So whether you’re looking for something different to do on your next Nassau Paradise Island vacation or for the perfect excuse to plan a trip, these fall sports events will have you cheering in the stands. 

Hit the Pavement

Whether you’re new to running or in the middle of training for the full Marathon Bahamas race in January, you’ll have a blast on this beautiful, challenging race along the Northern coastline of New Providence. Sign up for the 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon, or cheer along the sidelines! Either way, you’ll have the thrill of participating in a sports event in the Nassau Paradise Island sunshine.

Bahamas Half Marathon & 10K

November 18, 2018



The Big Hoopla

Every year the ballroom at Atlantis is transformed into an incredible sports stadium for an incredible weekend of college basketball. This year teams from Butler, Dayton, Florida, Middle Tennessee State, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Wisconsin will battle it out over 12 games and three days. This has become one of the premier sporting events in The Bahamas and it is not to be missed.


November 21–23, 2018



The Swing of Things

The Bahamas is the perfect golf destination! Don’t believe us? Ask the elite Pro golfers slated to attend this year’s Hero World Challenge Golf Tournament in Albany. Past winners have included Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson, Jordan Spieth, and this year’s tournament host, Tiger Woods.

Hero World Challenge Golf Tournament

November 26–December 2, 2018




Basketball isn’t the only college game to make a splash in The Bahamas. December 21 marks the return of the Bahamas Bowl, a headline-making matchup of Mid-American vs. Conference USA football teams at Nassau’s Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium.

Bahamas Bowl

December 21, 2018



An exciting event is a perfect excuse to plan a Bahamas vacation and when it comes to sporting events, Nassau Paradise Island is the place to be this fall! For more information on upcoming events in paradise, check out our events listings or sign up for our newsletter.

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