Beloved by cruise-goers, Nassau is a stunning Bahamian paradise and an essential destination on many Caribbean cruises. With so much to experience and explore, charming Nassau will easily enchant you on your adventure to the Bahamas! Hit one of Nassau’s many beaches, including Montagu Beach, Goodman’s Bay, and Cable Beach, to soak up some sunshine and relax in warm sands. Take a plunge in the ocean to snorkel or swim with dolphins, sharks, and sting rays. Enjoy even more wildlife and Nassau’s botanical beauty at Ardastra Gardens and Zoo, where you’ll catch a glimpse of bright pink flamingos. Head to nearby Arawak Cay to sample the island’s best fish fry and conch, a Bahamian delicacy, or taste a flight of sweet rum at distilleries in the city center. Venture downtown for a shopping excursion; the Nassau Straw Market is popular for buying souvenirs made of hand-woven straw.
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The common modes of transport around Nassau include rental cars, motor scooters, buses and taxis.
NASSAU STRAW MARKET
Buy souvenirs and straw products at this famous market.
Once a lighthouse and protective fortress, this impressive structure was built in 1793.
ARDASTRA GARDENS, ZOO AND CONSERVATION CENTRE
Flamingoes and all manner of flora and fauna can be seen at this center, founded by Jamaican horticulturist Hedley Vivian Edwards.