The Best Accommodations for Nightlife in the Bahamas

Experience Live Entertainment and Nightlife at Hotels in The Bahamas

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The Bahamas is perhaps best known for its soothing views of the water and mild climate, but like all destinations in the region, they have their own brand of nightlife too. Whether you're looking for a funky spot where locals flock or a hidden spot with fine spirits, there are a variety of options, especially if you select a resort that offers a place to grab a cocktail, mingle, or even see a show.

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The hotels included in these tables are some of the best options if you hope to dance and sip cocktails after a busy day of sightseeing. Some have on-site nightlife menus that can't be beat, while others are in particularly good locations for hopping to nearby venues.

Best Hotels in Bahamas for Nightlife and Entertainment

Hotels and resorts in the following table are top rated for their outstanding nightlife and entertainment, or for having some wonderful nearby entertainment venues. Beginning with our top pick, the Atlantis The Reef, the very best are listed at the top; the ratings consider a number of relevant features, including whether they have live shows, lounges, and other exciting amenities on-property or nearby.

Since everyone loves a good live performance, availability of entertainment at the hotels is shown below. However, hotels in the Bahamas tend to host entertainment more frequently during the tourist season, so be sure to call the hotel for their schedule if you're expecting to see a show.

Best Overall
Property Location Number of Bars Lounge/Club Live Entertainment
Atlantis The Reef 3.6 mi. North of Nassau, New Providence 19 check check
Atlantis Royal Towers 0.5 mi. West-Northwest of Paradise Island, New Providence 18 check check
Grand Lucaya Bahamas Beach Port Lucaya, Grand Bahama Island 6 check check
Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa 0.0 mi. South-Southeast of Cable Beach, New Providence 6 check check
Meliá Nassau Beach 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Cable Beach, New Providence 3 check check
Atlantis Beach Tower 0.2 mi. North of Paradise Island, New Providence 19 check check
Breezes Bahamas 1.2 mi. East-Southeast of Cable Beach, New Providence 4 check check
One & Only Ocean Club 0.3 mi. East of Paradise Island, New Providence 4 check check
Grand Lucayan Port Lucaya, Grand Bahama Island 2 check check
Club Land'or Resort 0.6 mi. East-Southeast of Paradise Island, New Providence 2 check check
Atlantis The Cove 0.7 mi. West-Northwest of Paradise Island, New Providence 12 check
Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar Baha Mar, New Providence 9 check
Marley Resort and Spa 0.3 mi. East of Cable Beach, New Providence 1 check check
British Colonial Hilton Downtown Nassau, New Providence 3 check check
Bimini Sands Beach Club South Bimini 3 check check
Abaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco 2 check check
Hilton at Resorts World Bimini North Bimini 2 check
Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach 5.2 mi. East of Freeport, Grand Bahama Island 3 check check
Bahama Beach Club Resort Treasure Cay, Great Abaco 2 check check
Club Peace & Plenty 0.6 mi. East-Southeast of George Town, Great Exuma 2 check check

Click the name of the hotel you're interested in to see descriptions, facts, and photos about the property. Each has its own style and atmosphere that could really win you over. Our informative hotel guides make it easy for you to view all aspects of your accommodation options.

Hotels in the Bahamas with Great Nearby Entertainment Options

Those travelers who like to skip from one party scene to another might appreciate a hotel that's in the vicinity of many entertainment options. While these hotels might not the best entertainment amenities, they are right in the middle of neighborhoods full of choices. So if you could see yourself socializing at a bar or simply gazing at the sunset over the water these properties are within a leisurely walking distance or quick drive of many exciting choices.

Click to view specifics about the the hotels and resorts below, and all the tempting options they're near, like restaurants, activities, and landmarks.

Best for Nearby Nightlife
Property Location Accommodation Type Bars Within Walking Distance Bars Within Short Driving Distance
Unique Village Resort 5.2 mi. East-Southeast of Governors Harbour, Eleuthera Hotel 1 2
Pineapple Fields Hotel Condo 2.2 mi. East of Governors Harbour, Eleuthera Hotel 1 2
Old Bahama Bay 22.4 mi. Northwest of Freeport, Grand Bahama Island Resort 1 1
Abaco Inn 1.9 mi. South-Southwest of Hopetown, Elbow Cay Hotel 2 5
Bimini Bay Resort North Bimini Resort 2 7
Riu Palace Paradise Island 0.2 mi. North of Paradise Island, New Providence Hotel 48 88
Romora Bay Resort and Marina Harbour Island Hotel 3 8
Exuma Beach Resort 1.0 mi. Southeast of George Town, Great Exuma Resort 2 6
St. Francis Resort Stocking Island Resort 1 6
Two Turtles Inn 0.5 mi. Northwest of George Town, Great Exuma Hotel 3 6
Beach Bungalows Bahamas 33.7 mi. Northwest of Clarence Town, Long Island Resort 1 1
Compass Point 4.5 mi. West of Cable Beach, New Providence Hotel 2 5
Rainbow Inn 16.0 mi. Southeast of Dunmore Town, Eleuthera Cottages 1 1
Coral Sands Hotel Dunmore Town, Harbour Island Hotel 7 8
Sandals Emerald Bay 11.8 mi. Northwest of George Town, Great Exuma Resort 5 6
Cove Eleuthera 6.1 mi. South-Southeast of Dunmore Town, Eleuthera Hotel 1 1
Kamalame Cay 10.7 mi. Northwest of Andros Town, North Andros Island Hotel 1 1
Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina Bimini, North Bimini Hotel 5 11
SLS at Baha Mar Baha Mar, New Providence Resort 19 31

When planning your adventures, please jump to another article, like those covering the Bahamas, and other topics. Nightlife might be a much-anticipated part of your trip, but needless to say your trip involves so much more than simply bar hopping and partying. You also need a nice hotel to retire to, and one that has all the features and perks that matter the most, and a balance between price and quality.

 

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