Nassau

Top 3 places to see and top 3 things to do in Nassau (The Bahamas)

  • By Alex S
  • Travel Tips
  • 01.05.2016

Here are some top places to visit if you go on vacation in Nassau:
Rose Island 
If you like white sandy beaches, live entertainment, and a chance to go snorkeling or kayaking, then go on a tour to Rose Island. You can choose a full or half day of adventure and touring and then relax at your hotel or go to the gift shop.
Mahogany House 
The elegant and beautiful Mahogany House is located in the high-class area of eastern part of Lyford Cay. This restaurant has beautiful wooden and stone pendants and an open plan dining room. One of the favorites on the menu is roast pork with aged cheddar cheese and whole grain mustard sauce. Plus, there is a wine cellar and a private dining room below the stairs.
Nassau's Famous Straw Market
This is an exciting area of shops where there are lots of vendors vying for your attention. It’s a great place to bargain for some products like handmade crafts, take Gucci handbags, and souvenirs of all kinds. You can walk there from the cruise port.
Aquaventure Water Park at Atlantis Paradise Island
The Atlantis Resort's Aquaventure Water Park covers 141 acres in this unique water themed attraction. It has water slides, a mile long river ride with rapids, a water play fort for the kids, and more than 20 swimming areas.
National Art Gallery of the Bahamas
The National Art Gallery features Bahamian artists, as well as Winslow Homer landscapes. The collection also contains items like ceramics, photos, sculptures, and textiles from the 20th century.
Dolphin Cay Atlantis
Dolphin Cay is located at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island. It does rehabilitation with dolphins, and visitors can both see and swim with dolphins.