Things to See and Do While Staying at The Island House

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New Providence in the Bahamas offers guests no shortage of interesting recreational opportunities, and appeals especially to lively vacationers. The Island House is one of the best properties in the area for those who want to stay as active as possible and have their pick of multiple sports.

Guests of The Island House will find one pool on the property. With so much to see and do on New Providence, there may not be a lot of incentive to stop by the pool, but it can be very relaxing. Lots of travelers like to swim at the nearest coast even when a swimming pool is available. The closest beach to the property is Old Fort Marina Beach, which is one and a quarter miles away.

If you're worried about finding a gym to use while in the Bahamas, this destination has you covered; be sure to ask the staff how to access the workout facility available on-site.


Though The Island House does not have a golf course, you can always ask the property's staff about trying to arrange a tee time nearby. The area's closest courses include Blue Shark Golf Course, Albany Golf Course, and Royal Blue. All of them are within seven and a half miles and the most proximate of the bunch, Albany Golf Course, is only a meager distance away from the lodging, so it won't be hard to plan on heading over for some rounds on the links. It has a total of 18 holes. The total length is 7379 yards, and it's been rated a par 72. For those who would like to find out more information, the course can be contacted at (242) 676-6023.

Family Activities

Activities and Recreation at The Island House

Feel free to bring younger travelers to The Island House, but know that this accommodation option doesn't provide many amenities that are specifically intended for use by families. To view some places with more amenities of this sort, take a look at these properties recommended for families.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the amenities is on-site live entertainment, so even when visitors stay "in" for the night they'll still have the opportunity to see a show.

Another choice as you and your group are on the hunt for nightlife opportunities is to check out one of the other accommodations in the region. The opportunities for nightlife in the area is minimal, containing just Compass Point and Ocean West Boutique Hotel, the first of which is found easily reached by cab from this property.


Vacationers will really appreciate the relaxing amenities here, because this destination has a soothing spa. The list below provides a sample of the available services:

  • Facials
  • Manicures
  • Massages
  • Pedicures
  • Spa Facility

Guests can relax and enjoy holistic treatments that harness the rejuvenating power of nature through high quality botanical products and individually crafted treatments at Bamford Spa.


On top of all the activities found on-site, visitors wanting to explore shouldn't ever run out of exciting outdoor attractions on New Providence. Whether you're looking to lay out at the beach or play a couple of rounds on the golf course, you will encounter lots of other recreational opportunities in and around the area. Check out these pages for information concerning snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, sightseeing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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