A collection of out of the way islands that are sparsely developed, but often set up for resort tourism the Abacos are the perfect destination for a true tropical getaway. This chain of islands and cays within the Bahamas is best known as a boating and sailing paradise, and tourists often spend their time here participating in activities that center on the sea. This includes pleasure sailing, deep sea fishing, snorkeling, and diving.
On land, there is a a championship golf course on Treasure Cay, walkable towns with colonial architecture to explore on Elbow Cay and Green Turtle Cay, and plenty of green space to hike on each of the islands.
WInding dirt roads line the Abacos Island, meaning traditonal cars may not be the best option for exploring.
If you are intrigued by the idea of seeing the sights at a slower pace, you will find a variety of different businesses that can help. To read more about bike and scooter rentals, visit this page.
Known for cave diving and some deep water dives, the Abacos offer an experience different than most Caribbean destinations.
There are 5 dive services and at least 10 different dive sites in the area. Click here to find our page regarding scuba diving in this area.
Abacos is known as a prime fishing destination, especially among fans of flyfishing and bonefishing. Additionally, the abundance of fishing lodges ensures you will be on an island where your pastime is shared by many.
If you have some avid anglers in your group, they'll be pleased to know they can go fishing with one of the 7 charter operators in this area. You can go to this extended discussion concerning fishing in the area if you'd like to learn more specifics.
If you like to play golf you will be happy to discover there are a few area golf courses. The courses in the area are The Abaco Club on Winding Bay, Treasure Cay Golf Course, and . Click on the course name for a detailed article concerning the course. Navigate here to visit our page concerning golf courses throughout the Bahamas.
Check the following table to read more about firms that can help you get out on the water.
|Dive Abaco Snorkeling||Boating and Day-Sailing Provider||(800) 247-5338||0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central Marsh Harbour||Great Abaco|
If you'd like to read about charter operators and area marinas visit this page.
If you have some people who enjoy exploring new shops vacationing with you, they may be interested to know that more than 43 retail stores are located in this area. Make your way to this page if you want to find out about shopping on Abaco.
Sightseeing is another great way to spend some of your time on Abaco. Travelers who like the open air frequently have a pleasant time visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. You can read this article about area sightseeing attractions if you want to discover more information.
Information about a firm that can help you have a great time sightseeing can be seen in the table below.
|Nature Tourism Service||(242) 366-0398||0.0 mi. West of Central Hopetown||Elbow Cay|
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(242) 367-5358||Marsh Harbour||Great Abaco|
|Hiking Tour and Trip Operator||(242) 365-4223||6.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Treasure Cay||Green Turtle Cay|
If you are thinking about snorkeling there's good news -- you'll have the chance while vacationing on Abaco. To see our guide to local snorkeling opportunities, read this page.
Relaxing in a spa could be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you might be happy to know there's one in the area. To find out about other the options, click this link.
If you enjoy playing tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 4 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following information may help with you make a decision. Included is the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and a few other details. Click on the names to learn more about the property.
|Property||Location||Island||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort||0.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Treasure Cay||Great Abaco||4|
|Spanish Cay||5.1 mi. North of Central Coopers Town||Spanish Cay||4|
|Abaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour||5.7 mi. West of Central Hopetown||Great Abaco||2|
|Mariners Cove||0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Treasure Cay||Great Abaco||4|
For example, Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort has a tennis pro who can give you lessons or tips for improving your game.
Review this table to learn more.
|Swimming Pools||--||0.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Hopetown||Elbow Cay|
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