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Top 7 Vacation Planning Tips for Nassau & Paradise Island

Posted by: Nassau Paradise Island on April 01, 2024

With turquoise blue waters, powdery sands, gorgeous resorts and hotels, incredible dining and activities, and over 300 days of sunshine every year, Nassau & Paradise Island are both dream destinations and an unforgettable escape. It’s always Better in The Bahamas, but there are a few things you can do to guarantee an even better vacation in paradise! Here are our “Top 7 Vacation Planning Tips” to know before you go to Nassau & Paradise Island. 

1. Learn About Entry Requirements

Reviewing the entry requirements before you travel to The Bahamas can help ensure a smooth trip. Every visitor requires a passport to enter the country, and upon arriving in Nassau & Paradise Island, you must fill out an immigration form and complete an oral baggage declaration. However, there is additional information you should know, and fortunately, our website has a special page that covers everything from visa requirements to island maps! 
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2. Explore Travel Packages & Deals

Who doesn’t love a good deal? Browse the many travel packages and offers available on our official website. These often include a combination of accommodations, resort credits, extra amenities, special activities, and more. Opting for a package can save you money and simplify the planning process. Look for special promotions or seasonal discounts to maximize your budget. 
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3. Choose the Right Accommodations

Nassau & Paradise Island offer a wide array of accommodations, from luxurious resorts to charming boutique hotels. We provide a comprehensive list of lodging options, allowing you to choose based on your preferences and budget. Consider factors such as amenities included, proximity to the beach, and any accommodation packages or deals available.  
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4. Book Activities in Advance

From adventures on the water to cultural excursions on the islands, Nassau & Paradise Island offer countless things to see and do. To guarantee you don’t miss out on popular experiences, consider booking activities in advance. Our website lets you plan your itinerary with ease, providing lots of information on unique tours, beautiful beaches and water sports, spa and wellness options, casino and nightlife hot spots, and much more.
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5. Check for Upcoming Festivals & Events 

You may want to schedule your vacation around a festival or event, such as a wine and food festival, a big-name concert, or a sporting event. Plus, participating in local cultural celebrations can add a memorable dimension to your stay here. For the latest in upcoming festivals and events, visit our Calendar of Events and start planning. 
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6. Reserve Your Spot at the Table

One of the best ways to experience a destination is through its food. (In particular, The Bahamas is renowned for such delicacies as conch, rock lobster, and tropical fruit.) Our website offers a great selection of restaurant recommendations, ranging from casual beachfront cafes to fine dining restaurants from celebrity chefs, plus a list of local bars and lounges. To avoid disappointment, consider making reservations in advance, especially for popular dining establishments. 
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7. Review Our “Plan Your Trip” Page 

Ultimately, for an authentic Bahamian experience, all you need to do is relax! On our islands, English is spoken, American currency is on par with Bahamian dollar, the weather’s beautiful, and people are friendly. Your island escape couldn’t be more straightforward and more stress-free. Start planning your getaway with our helpful travel tips, suggested itineraries, and additional important island information. 
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