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flying time

9 hours 35 minutes

time difference

GMT -5 hours


Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations

Best time to travel

December - March


The best time to travel to the Bahamas is during our winter and spring months of December to March. The islands enjoy an idyllic climate with the temperature seldom dropping below 70 degrees and with most of the rain coming in brief summer showers.

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The Bahamas are situated east of Florida, about one hour's flying time from Miami. Consisting of around 700 islands, they have long been revered for their superb sailing conditions, crystal clear waters and white sand beaches.

The Bahamas offer a holiday of contrasts. From the glitz and casinos around the more developed resorts in New Providence and Grand Bahama, it is just a few miles to the unspoilt islands and cays of the Out Islands. Here, you will find a more traditional Bahamas with a slower pace of life. There are perfect white sand beaches to explore, excellent fishing and sailing and friendly, helpful locals.


The capital and main gateway to the Bahamas is Nassau, centrally located on the island of New Providence. From here, boats and small planes offer connections to the islands we feature - Harbour Island, Andros Island, Great Exuma and Great Abaco. The hotels featured vary from being laid back and informal to elegant and discerning. Several are small with only a handful of guest rooms, while others offer numerous rooms and suites ideal for all family or group sizes.

British Airways offers direct flights to Nassau five times a week from London Heathrow. From Nassau connect by road, small plane or boat to the hotels.


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Suggested Bahamas Accommodation Offers

Kamalame Cay 


Kamalame Cay is a 96-acre private barefoot island hideaway and an oasis of calm and tranquillity just off the coast of Andros Island. With three miles of sugar soft sandy beaches...

One & Only Ocean Club


A former colonial plantation home with a peaceful beach-side location, One & Only Ocean Club has a sophisticated, elegant atmosphere. Expansive manicured lawns and towering coconut palms...

Pink Sands


Designed by Biba founder, Barbara Hulanicki, in an eclectic mixture of Moroccan, Indian and Balinese styles (notably in the Clubhouse), Pink Sands blends traditions from the past with the needs of the present...

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