An island for each day...
This archipelago consists of 365 islands and islets. Most of the population lives on Great and Little Exuma, two islands connected by a bridge.
If you visit the Bahamas in April, it is possible to attend the Out Islands Regatta. During this most important event of Exuma, the "sloops" compete for the title of best of the Bahamas.
The Exuma Land and Sea Park, accessible only by sea, is perfect to discover for many landscapes and marine species..
Paradise Bay is located in the North of Exuma, at 7 miles from the airport and 1 mile from Emerald Bay.
Located about twenty miles from Paradise Bay Bahamas, Georgetown and the "capital " of Exuma. About 1000 people live in this seaport, a favorite spot for boaters.
It is here that concentrates the majority of businesses, administrations and events.
You will find the most "big" supermarket of the island, as well as car hire and taxi boat that takes you to Stocking Island.
There are two major yachting events: the annual Family Island Regatta in Elizabeth Town and the Regatta taking place once a year.
Here is concentrated the majority of businesses, government and events.
Located at 10 minutes by car from Paradise Bay Bahamas, this International Airport will let you go to Exuma from the USA, Canada or another island of the Bahamas.
Various airlines providing connections Exuma:
MIAMI : American Airlines, Bahamasair,
FORT LAUDERDALE :Silver Airways,
ATLANTA : Delta,
NASSAU : Sky Bahamas, Bahamasair,
TORONTO : Air Canada, etc.
On request, we can book your taxi for the day of arrival.
Rentals in Exuma
Car rental - From 75$ / day
Car rental is not required on Exuma! STOP is a widely used means of transport, even by tourists.
You can also use the daily bus (except sundays), because we suggets you to rent a car couple days to discover Exuma.
There are several car rental companies on Exuma, but the suggest you to rent it from "Airport Car Rental", because they have a good customer service.
You can also use a taxi or call the local bus. Our concierge will be happy to help you.
A taxi driver will charge you 30$ to go to the airport.
Contact : Granville Ferguson - Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Boat rental - From 160$
Visit the bay of Elizabeth Harbour by renting your own boat !
Located in the heart of Georgetown, Minns Water Sports offers a wide choice of boats from 15 'to 22' feet.
Prepare your cooler and spend a day coasting from beach to beach to explore the beaches and snorkeling spots of the bay.
Scooter rental - From 50$
The scooter is the most convenient way, nice and friendly to explore the land of the island.
Nothing is easier than taking the scooter to admire the beautiful scenery and enjoy beautiful deserted beaches of the Exumas!
Grocery Store - Less than 3 miles
The supermarket at Tracy Bowe Plaza is on the road to the airport, we suggest you ask the taxi driver to stop as soon as you come.
Bank - ATM - Less than a 1 mile
Many banks are represented in Exuma: Royal Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of The Bahamas, Scotia Bank etc.
You will have access to ATMs offering US and Bahamian dollars. It is even possible to exchange Euro / dollar.
Supermarket - Less than 15 miles
Located in Georgetown, this supermarket has everything you need during your stay. It is quite appropriate to combine a rental car to visit the south of Exuma with a "stop" to the Exuma Market.
La Fourchette - On site
Restaurant Franco-Bahamian, located directly in the hotel, offers a mix of French cuisine and Bahamian flavor.
Open daily, offering lunch and dinner, feel free to ask us our offers half board and full board.
Big D's - Less than 1 mile
You can not come to the Bahamas without tasting the "Conch Salad". Big D's is located at the end of our beach and he is the specialist of the conch salad in the Bahamas!
This bar-restaurant decorated with local colors, is accessible on foot via the beach.
Pub Bar & Grill – Less than 1 mile
Convenient when you do not feel like cooking, this pub offers a mix of pizzas and local cuisine.
They also offer many lively evenings, with live sports events, karaoke, etc.
Pallappa - Less than 1 mile
Located in the heart of Emerald Bay, this restaurant with a pool offers a more elaborate cuisine.
Different from others locals restaurants described above, due to its proximity to the Marina and the Farmer's Hill Golf Course, the palappa will allow you to eat more refined dishes in a pleasant setting.
Note : In "high season" the restaurant is closed to non-residents.
Exuma Point - Less than 6 miles
Accessible by sea or by land, this restaurant, facing the sea, is one of the best of Exuma addresses.
Open on Weekends only and run by a couple of Bahamians, Exuma Point will allow you to discover the variety of Bahamian cuisine. With their buffet (conch fritter, crack conch, group, snapper, etc.) and their warm and friendly welcome, Myriam and Elvis will undoubtedly left good memories that you will keep Exuma.
Catch a Fire - Less than 15 miles
You can not from Exuma without admiring the sunset at Catch a Fire!
Enjoy fine cuisine, mixing the Anglo-Saxon and Bahamian cultures. The "Catch a Fire" (name in tribute to Bob Marley), offers to meet local artists, to learn to play the djembe, take a dance classes with "Bahama Obama", all in a warm and festive atmosphere !
Chat N' Chill - Accessible by boat
Lunch in the inevitable "Chat'N'Chill" the most touristic place in Exuma, place where "good atmosphere" and "music" are the watchwords!
During your afternoon free for you to enjoy many activities available on the island : volleyball, diving, kayaks, etc.
You can also swim and feed the "rays" that live year in the Bay of Chat N 'Chill.
Fish Fry - Less than 15 miles
On most islands of the Bahamas, you can eat in at the "Fish Fry". The Fish Fry, a group of several small huts on the beach, is perfect if you want to eat local food and party with Bahamians.
Peace and Plenty - Less than 18 miles
Famous for its history and its world-famous bartender, the Peace and Plenty, offers one of the best meat of Exuma. In the 80s the Peace and Plenty was the largest hotel Exuma.
Santanna's - On Little Exuma
Come taste the best lobster of Exuma!
This little restaurant along the road is the meeting place for fishermen and women to Little Exuma homes. Ask Dee, the manager of this small bar / restaurant, photo albums ... you will discover that this place lost in the depths of Exuma is visited regularly by a world famous actor. We let you discover who this celebrity ...
Diving center :
For a simple trial or to feed your experience, you can book one or more diving days to explore the reefs and waters of the Exumas and discover the famous "Blue Holes".
Exuma currently has two dive centers, DIVE EXUMA located in Georgetown and the PADI center of Emerald Bay (less than 1 mile from Paradise Bay).
Depending on your preferences, you have the opportunity to perform dives themes such as "shark diving" Blue Hole diving "," reef diving ", etc.
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Point of view :
A beautiful place accessible by land or by sea. Visit this magnificent beach and swim with turtles all friendlier one than the other.
Don't forget your GO PRO !
Turret - 15 km
The highest point of Exuma, this turret will give you a 360 ° view on Hooper's Bay.
Catch a Fire- 15 km
Enjoy the beautiful sunset in front of the Ocean ! Catch a Fire is located on the east side of Exuma, and it will offer you an amazing view.
Chat N' Chill - Face a Georgetown
Stocking Island is easily accessible from Georgetown using the Water Taxi, or from Paradise Bay by doing the excursion Chat N 'Chill. This restaurant is the most tourstic Exuma place.
Sip a Bahama Mama with both feet in the water!
Salt pond - On Little Exuma
Go a day on Little Exuma, and learn the history of the Bahamas through the historic sites such as salt marshes.
Tropic of Cancer Beach - On Little Exuma
This magnificent white sand beach crossed by the Tropic of Cancer is located between Forbes Hill and Williaws town, on Little Exuma.