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Top 9 Couples’ Experiences in Nassau & Paradise Island

Posted by: Nassau Paradise Island on February 27, 2024

The Bahamas is the ultimate playground for luxury, romance, and unforgettable moments. With white sand beaches that seem to stretch on forever, sparkling blue waters, abundant marine life, cultural activities, and adventures, there’s no shortage of activities for couples to enjoy on vacation in Nassau & Paradise Island. To ease the planning of your next getaway, we’ve rounded up our top 10 couples' experiences for you to make the most out of your romantic retreat. 

Bahama Barrels

Nothing says romance like a unique bottle of wine and a memory to take home with you to remember your trip. Located in downtown Nassau, you can create your own personalized bottle of wine during a wine blending class at Bahama Barrels. During the class, a renowned winemaker will give you all the information needed to concoct your favourite wine as a blend of both your and your partner's preferred flavours. You’ll have the chance to taste wines from around the world to get some inspiration flowing, then work together to blend your vintage and take it home as a unique souvenir!

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Nassau Sunset Dinner Cruise

Sunsets and romance go hand in hand, and when you’re in The Bahamas, it’s hard to beat the stunning atmosphere of turquoise waters and orange hues melting into the horizon. Couples can enjoy a romantic Sunset Dinner Cruise through Paradise Island Harbor, where the sunset is on full display, as well as panoramic views of the Atlantis Resort. Enjoy the peaceful surroundings while you dine on delicious food such as BBQ ribs and lemon pepper chicken, followed by dessert and rum punch for the perfect Caribbean evening.

Sailboat in blue water

The Graycliff Experience

Looking for the perfect pairing? From wine and cheese to chocolate and spirits, the Graycliff Restaurant is a great spot to check out and indulge in something sweet or savory, while also learning something new that you can bring home with you. For wine lovers, the Wine and Cheese Pairing is a must-try.  A sommelier will guide you through the evening, where you’ll taste cheeses from Italy, Spain, France, Australia, Argentina, and Chile. This evening will take you through eight wines, four red and four white, each expertly paired with delicious cheeses. If you have a sweet tooth, the Chocolate and Spirits Pairing will allow you to learn how chocolate is produced and why certain chocolates are better paired with certain spirits over others. Learn the secret to pairing chocolate with beer, rum, wine, port, and other spirits so you can bring home some tips and tricks for your next date night or evening hosting friends and family. From rum perfectly matched with creamy chocolate with vanilla notes, to whiskey paired with Bahamian-fruit-flavoured chocolate, you’ll never want this evening to end!


Snorkelling and Private Beach Picnic with Born Free Charters

Embark on a day you and your special someone will never forget! Hop aboard a boat with Born Free Fishing Charters and enjoy a day of snorkelling, where you’ll have the opportunity to swim through the breathtakingly beautiful reefs of The Bahamas. Once you’re done taking in some vitamin sea, you can head to a private island where you’ll relax and picnic along a lush beach in Paradise. This experience is one for the bucket list and is an excellent combination of adventure, relaxation, and romance. 

A group of people snorkelling in turquoise waters.
Three people snorkeling the ruins at Atlantis, Paradise Island in Nassau Paradise Island

Snorkel the Ruins of Atlantis

If you’re looking for something you can’t do anywhere else, Snorkelling the Ruins of Atlantis is for you. Get ready for a thrilling 30-minute underwater adventure surrounded by the sunken ruins and artifacts of the lost city under the sea. This is a rare opportunity to snorkel through the Ruins Lagoon, home to over 20,000 deep reef and pelagic fish. You’ll be taking in the incredible sights while also swimming alongside spotted rays, sharks, and beautifully coloured tropical fish. 

Romance and Relaxation

It wouldn’t be a vacation without taking the time to relax. Luckily, in The Bahamas, there are endless options for spa treatments for you and your special someone. The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort Bahamas Spa, offers a luxurious retreat where centuries-old Asian traditions combine with Bahamian hospitality. Here, you can enjoy cascading waterfalls, day beds, jetted tubs in private open-air gardens, and an array of services such as facials, massages, and specialized treatments. At Red Lane Spa located at Sandals Cay, Sandals Royal Bahamian private offshore island, you can enjoy a more secluded treatment and receive a salt scrub along the private beach or a couples massage treatment on a sea raft, surrounded by the magnificent views of the Caribbean. 

A woman relaxes in an opulent gazebo at twilight.

Garden Retreat

For those seeking solitude, the lush 11-acre botanical garden in the heart of Nassau is a must-visit. Take in the sights and relax under over 90 species of palm trees, native and exotic flowers, ponds, and birds. This garden is recognized as the world's best-known private palm tree collection, as it's home to transplanted palms from countries like Madagascar, Indonesia, and Mexico. Don’t forget to bring your camera! 

Camping Adventure at Dolphin Cay

Another place unlike any other, the 14-acre environment of Dolphin Cay at Atlantis, Paradise Island, is home to one of the world's largest and most sophisticated marine habitats, offering unparalleled educational experiences. This dusk-to-dawn camping adventure will allow you to connect with marine life and also explore the undersea world of the legendary Atlantis. You’ll begin the evening by kayaking to The Ruins Lagoon for an unforgettable twilight snorkel. You’ll then have the opportunity to join a behind-the-scenes Sea Keeper-led tour where you may encounter sea turtles and other wildlife. Overnight, you’ll camp along the shores of Dolphin Cay in a climate-controlled luxury tent and wake up to the sights of dolphins playing in the sparkling waters. This is an unbelievable camping experience that you’ll be talking about for years!


Casinos and Nightlife

In The Bahamas, the fun doesn't stop when the sun goes down! From live performances to intimate lounges, take an evening to get dressed up, unwind, and sip some delicious cocktails. Have some fun and try your luck at two of the Caribbean's largest casinos. The Atlantis Casino has a seven-acre lagoon and interiors that bring the outdoors in with 700 slot machines, 85 table games, and 24/7 fun. The Baha Mar Casino hosts 100,000 square feet of more than 1,100 slot machines, 119 live tables, and 18 different types of table games. Guests also have the option to play at The Pavilion, Baha Mar’s gaming experience on the beach!

Feeling inspired to start planning your next romantic beach vacation? We’re here to help you make the most of your trip, from adventures to rest and relaxation, delicious food and drinks, and more. The ultimate escape awaits — click here to begin your next romantic holiday! 

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