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 considering feeling the wind on your face as you move along, you will encounter a variety of different rental agencies that can help you. You can read this extended discussion about bike and scooter rentals if you'd like additional specifics.
Known for cave diving and some deep water dives, the Abacos offer an experience different than most Caribbean destinations.
You'll find several dive operators and at least 10 good dive sites to choose from. To learn more about diving in this area see this page.
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.
Fishing is popular in this area, as suggested by the existence of 7 charter fishing services in this area. To reach our detailed page about deep sea fishing, visit this page.
If you or someone traveling with you likes to play golf you will be happy to learn there are a few golf courses in this area. The courses are The Abaco Club on Winding Bay, Treasure Cay Golf Course, and . Click on the course name for detailed information about the course, including the location, number of holes, and a lot more. For a more comprehensive look at golfing throughout the Bahamas go to this page.
Take some time to look through this table for more information about firms that will enable you to spend some time out on the open 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 want to learn about charter operators and local marinas visit this page.
If you're going to be traveling with some shopping fanatics they might enjoy browsing some of the area's 44 retail stores. To find out about opportunities for shopping on Abaco, use this link.
Another great option is simply enjoying the area's sights and natural beauty. Nature enthusiasts will frequently have a good time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. You can read this article concerning area sightseeing attractions if you'd like to discover additional facts.
Information concerning a firm that can provide a guided tour of some of the most enjoyable sites can be found down 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 like to snorkel you're in luck -- you'll have the chance while vacationing on Abaco. Go to this page concerning snorkeling if you need better facts.
Enjoying a spa might be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to discover the area has one. To visit our full guide to spas, navigate to this page.
If you want to play some tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 4 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following table summarizes some key facts. Included is the number of courts available, whether lights are available for evening play, 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.
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