11 day sample itinerary

Nassau and The Abacos

Bahamian island hopping adventure

The Bahamas is a vast collection of small islands each with its only story and experiences. The country's main gateway lies on the island of Providence, one of the larger in the archipelago and home to Nassau. This lively resort is ideally situated, with easy access to the main attractions including Stingray City, Paradise Island, Senor Frogs and the wonder that is Atlantis. Before returning home, tag on a few days in The Abacos, a collection of small and sparsely populated islands where there is a slower, quieter pace to life. Largely untouched by tourism, hotels tend to be boutique and family owed, with an authentic Bahamian feel.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Island hopping in The Abacos
  • Visiting Straw Market in Nassau
  • Exploring The Exumas by boat
  • Take the ferry from George Town to Stocking Island

Sample Itinerary Summary

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11 days
Destination Breakdown
  • Nassau
    4 days
  • The Abacos
    7 days
  • Nassau

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Learning the stories past of John Watling's Distillery
    • National Art Gallery of The Bahamas
    • Pirates of Nassau
    • The Queen's staircase and Fort Fincastle
  • The Abacos

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Traditional towns, such as Hope Town
    • Short connections between cays for easy island hopping
    • Family run restaurants and hotels
    • Panoramic views from Elbow Reef Lighthouse

Nassau is the capital of the Bahamas and a buzzing hub of activity from the bars and restaurants to the Straw Market and shops of Bay Street. Beyond this, there is a history that dates back 1600 and the fearsome pirates that once sailed the surrounding seas, including none other than Blackbeard.

The Abacos

Typical days here can be spent unwinding on a beach or for the more adventurous spirits, hopping between the idyllic cays. With regular passenger ferries, it is quick and easy to visit another islands, even if it is only to try out the local restaurant. Alternatively, The Abacos home to a historic boat building community, the perfect time charter and yacht and glide across the crystal waters in your own time.