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Best Beaches in the Bahamas

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The best beaches in the Bahamas probably have something to do with the Ministry of Tourism reporting that the Islands Of The Bahamas are the most popular destination among all Caribbean Islands. Obviously, that is quite a distinction and certainly one that visitors do not forget!

While, officially known as the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, The Bahamas, is an archipelagic state within the Lucayan Archipelago thousands of exotic beach spots. This tropical island chain is easily located north of Cuba and Hispaniola ; to the northwest of Turks and Caicos ; southeast of the US state of Florida and east of the Florida Keys.  Consisting of more than 700 islands, cays, and islets in the Atlantic Ocean with amazing secluded beaches, bars, dive spots and much more than Paradise Island. The island of New Providence is host to the the capital of Nassau. “The Bahamas” can refer either to the country or to the larger island chain that it shares with the Turks and Caicos Islands. As stated in the mandate/manifesto of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, the Bahamas territory encompasses 470,000 km2 (180,000 sq mi) of ocean space.

Best beaches in the Bahamas

In 1492 A famous explorer saw the best beaches in the Bahamas

Not surprisingly, Columbus’ first landfall in the New World in 1492 happened to be in the Bahamas. At that time, these tropic islands were inhabited by Arawakan speaking Taino people, the Lucayan. These exotic islands were mostly deserted from 1513 until 1648, when English colonists from Bermuda settled on the island of Eleuthera. Even today, the best beaches in the Bahamas have ample space for rest and relaxation.

Junkanoo Beach: Best Party Beach in the Bahamas

Not as sprawling as some of the other best beaches in the Bahamas beaches, Junkanoo Beach, also known as the Western Esplanade, is much less crowded. It is near the cruise port and boasts a cluster of stalls and stands selling drinks, food and other garbage. You should be able to get free Wi-fi here.
Visitors from the ships can reach here by foot.
For obvious reasons, Junkanoo Beach is also known as “Spring Break Beach”. It might not be as spectacular as some of the best beaches in the Bahamas, but it has a certain charm and can be a lot of fun, especially due to its close proximity to lively downtown Nassau.

It is popular among locals and vacationers alike, due to the its location yes, but it is also one of the few beaches that has public toilets and changing facilities.
For the better part of the year, Junkanoo beach is a relatively quiet tropical beach spot.  All bets are off during spring break! This place gets busy with wild and crazy students. As vacationers to the beaches of Cozumel and Cancun, Mexico know, how can you have spring break without the ever popular Senor Frogs? You will also find theFish Fry, a collection of seafood huts.

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This project, Beach Spot Online, has been a lingering thought for nearly 20 years. It started on a crazy offshore Venezuelan island, Isla Margarita, during the first dot com craze. The idea evolved while life continually got in the way. A decade was spent on a Mediterranean island as well as a number of years chasing the sun in the USVI. Back living stateside in San Diego, this project will hopefully be an enjoyable look at a number of beach towns.

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