A guide to Nassau Paradise Island


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With three water parks, a range of accommodation and new flight routes from the UK, Nassau Paradise Island is an ideal destination

For clients who want an idyllic yet accessible destination, Nassau Paradise Island in The Bahamas is the ideal getaway. Superb hotels and resorts, a capital full of history and culture and a whole range of unique experiences can be found here.

And whether customers are seeking a fun-filled family break or a luxurious escape, Nassau Paradise Island’s portfolio of properties, ranging from vibrant resorts to boutique apartments, caters for everyone.

Wherever clients stay, they’ll find activities in abundance, and from visiting one of the destination’s three water parks to dining with locals on a food tour, there’s plenty to offer. If space and serenity is what they’re looking for, there’s no shortage of beaches in The Bahamas. Glistening white sands and crystal-clear waters await, and an array of activities can be enjoyed in the sea or on shore, including watersports, horse riding and more.


And now, with even more flight options, Nassau Paradise Island is more accessible than ever. The Bahamas is open to visitors, and Nassau Paradise Island is ready to welcome your clients to its shores.

What’s new?

  • Virgin Atlantic will begin a direct route from Heathrow to Nassau twice a week from November 20, departing on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Flights are on sale now.
  • British Airways’ direct flight from Heathrow to Nassau now flies three times a week, on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
  • Baha Bay, a new water park at the Baha Mar resort, is now open. Guests at Baha Mar can enjoy unlimited access to the park, which boasts 30 attractions including 24 waterslides and a surf simulator.
  • The brand new Margaritaville Beach Resort recently opened to guests and is targeted at all ages, with 11 restaurants, cafes and bars alongside a spa, kids’ club and water park on site.
  • Coming soon: Sandals Royal Bahamian is currently undergoing renovations and will reopen to guests in January 2022.

See why it’s better in The Bahamas

From self-catering villas to ultra-luxury hotels, there are properties to suit all price points in Nassau Paradise Island, The Bahamas. Atlantis Paradise Island is a popular resort comprising five impressive hotels. As well as fine-dining restaurants, including Nobu and Seafire Steakhouse, the Atlantis Marina is home to several delis and ice cream spots, ideal for a quick bite.

Now, with even more flight options, Nassau Paradise Island is more accessible than ever

Guests at Atlantis Paradise Island can also enjoy free access to Aquaventure, the largest water park in the Caribbean. Just next door sits Comfort Suites Paradise Island – an affordable all-suite hotel, where guests can benefit from complete access to Atlantis Paradise Island’s facilities.

New to Nassau is the Margaritaville Beach Resort, which opened its doors in July this year. The property is home to a spa, the Fins Up Water Park and 11 restaurants and bars. Premium rooms also come with a kitchenette, for clients who prefer to eat in their own space.

For those looking for a stay with a touch of luxury, the Baha Mar resort is a great option, comprising the Grand Hyatt, Rosewood and SLS. The resort opened its luxury water park Baha Bay last month, adding to the resort’s list of amenities, which include the Caribbean’s largest casino, a marine life sanctuary and an aviary. Elsewhere, The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas, offers an added dose of luxury to guests in search of a truly high-end experience.


Back in Nassau, the boutique five-star Graycliff is a unique property full of charm and boasting a fascinating heritage. Guests who aren’t staying here can still take part in the property’s experiences – there’s a cigar company on site, which offers tours and cigar-rolling lessons, while those with a sweet tooth will find a chocolatier next door, where they can learn about the chocolate-making process and sample some of the produce for themselves.

Graycliff also happens to lay claim to one of the world’s largest wine collections, with 250,000 bottles tucked away in its cellar.

Getting to Nassau Paradise Island couldn’t be easier. British Airways now flies three times a week – on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays – from Heathrow to Nassau. Flights leave Heathrow at 12.15pm and arrive in Nassau at 4.35pm, while return flights depart at 6.30pm, arriving in London at 7.30am the next morning. Flights are also now on sale for Virgin Atlantic’s direct route on the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, commencing November 20, giving clients even more ways of reaching this idyllic slice of paradise.

Caribbean culture

Clients wanting to go beyond the resort and immerse themselves in the culture and lifestyle of The Bahamas aren’t short on opportunities – whether it’s exploring Nassau’s museums and art galleries or embarking on an excursion to explore the outer islands.

At the Educulture Junkanoo Museum in Nassau, visitors can hear all about the history of the vivacious junkanoo parades, while John Watling’s Distillery offers visitors the chance to learn about rum production on the islands.

A food tour is a great introduction to some of the best eateries in Nassau

From baked crab to rum cake, The Bahamas boasts exceptional cuisine. Conch is one of the islands’ specialities, used as a main ingredient in salads, made into fritters or deep fried in a cracked conch dish. A food tour is a great introduction to some of the best eateries in Nassau and gives visitors the chance to sample savoury and sweet snacks, while learning about Nassau’s most significant landmarks along the way.

One of the best places to try some of the island’s fish and seafood is at the fish fry in Arawak Cay. Here, tourists and locals come together to enjoy some of the freshly caught produce and share a Bahamian beer.

There are more than 700 islands that make up The Bahamas archipelago and it’s the perfect destination for those seeking space and serenity. Visitors will find a plethora of watersports options, including jetskiing, windsurfing and snorkelling, while back on the coast, travellers can take to the saddle on horseback or, for a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience, take a day trip to the islands of Exuma to bathe alongside swimming pigs in crystal-clear waters that belong on a postcard.

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Hotels in Nassau Paradise Island

  • Atlantis Paradise Island
  • Baha Mar
  • Bay View Suites Paradise Island, Bahamas
  • The Beach at Atlantis
  • British Colonial Hilton, Nassau
  • Comfort Suites Paradise Island
  • The Coral at Atlantis
  • The Cove at Atlantis
  • Grand Hyatt Baha Mar
  • Graycliff Hotel
  • Harborside Resort at Atlantis
  • Margaritaville Beach Resort, Nassau, Bahamas
  • The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas
  • Paradise Island Beach Club
  • The Reef at Atlantis
  • Rosewood Baha Mar
  • The Royal at Atlantis
  • Sandals Royal Bahamian (reopening in January 2022)
  • SLS Baha Mar
  • Sunrise Beach Club & Villas


Covid-19 information

  • All travellers to The Bahamas must show a negative Covid-19 test result obtained no more than five days prior to arrival. Vaccinated visitors must show a rapid antigen test or a PCR test, while all unvaccinated travellers aged 12 and over must have a PCR test. Children aged between two and 11 must take an antigen or PCR test.
  • All travellers must complete a Bahamas Travel Health Visa Application and upload proof of vaccination and test results.
  • Travellers must opt in to mandatory Covid-19 health insurance, which will cover Covid-related medical treatment and hospitalisation in The Bahamas. However, travellers should still hold valid travel insurance, as this does not cover repatriation or other costs incurred.
  • Unvaccinated visitors aged 12 and over must complete a daily health questionnaire and, on day five of their stay, take a rapid antigen test.
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All information was correct at the time of publishing.

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