AN ISLAND FOR EVERYONE
There are over 700 incredible islands located 50 miles southeast from the coast of Florida of which 30 of them are inhibited by people. Whether you are looking for an adventure or to relax, there is an island for everyone. Some of the most popular islands to stay at include Nassau, Paradise Island, The Exumas, and Eleuthera.
THE RICH AND VIBRANT LIFESTYLE OF THE ISLANDS
The Bahamian culture is shown throughout all of the islands of the Bahamas. Come explore the Bahamian unique and colorful style. One of the biggest parts of their culture is Junkanoo. This is a music and dance form that started when slavery ended. To celebrate today, they have a parade with vibrant costumes, loud horns and instruments.
Taste the unique dishes and desserts of the Bahamas
A colorful bowl of salad made from a popular Bahamian ingredient, the conch, a white meat that comes from the spiral shelled Queen Conch. This is mixed with diced veggies and full of hot pepper and citrus flavors.
These spiny, clawless lobsters are used in many Bahamian dishes and served with grits, peas, and rice. It can also be chopped up and put on a salad.
Johnny cakes are more of a type of bread, not a cake! It has the texture of a dense bread and only slightly sweet cake. It is usually served during meals and not for dessert.
Baked crabs are a typical appetizer in the Bahamas and are usually stuffed with a mixture of crab, breadcrumbs, butter and more tasty ingredients. The mixture is baked in the crab until it's lightly brown and crispy.