Activities on Paradise Island

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The quintessential tropical tourist destination, Paradise Island is home to one of the most popular resorts in the Caribbean, and from the pristine beaches to the spectacular nightlife, every activity caters to the needs of visitors from around the world.  

Any and every activity you could imagine wanting to do here is available with ease.  The Atlantis Resort, which accounts for more than 10 percent of the Bahamas GDP, has a water park, golf course tennis clubs, shopping, several pools, a casino, and a spa.  Over the rest of the island you'll find another golf course, a comedy club, dolphin encounters, a lagoon, and plenty of shopping.

All of the Caribbean's favored watersports are available here as well, including snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, and fishing. 


Paradise Island Diving

Paradise Island, more or less, is one big aquatic themed resort. Part of this involves plenty of options for divers looking to explore the seas of the Bahamas.

You'll find a couple of dive operators and at least 6 different dive sites in the area. To visit our detailed page about diving in this area, click here.


The Bahamas Golf

Hoping to spend some time on the greens? There are a couple of area golf courses. The courses in the area are Paradise Island Golf Course and Royal Blue. All you have to do is click on the course name to get additional information concerning the course, including contact information, number of holes, location, and more. For more details about this specific topic, read this article concerning golf throughout the Bahamas.

Sailing and Boating

Flying Cloud

Additional details for area firms that can enable you to get out on the open water can be found in the chart below.

Boating Opportunities On Paradise Island
Name Type Phone Location Island
Flying Cloud Boating and Day-Sailing Provider (242) 394-5067 1.3 mi. East of Central downtown Nassau New Providence

If you're interested in reading about nearby marinas and charter operators read this page.


Shopping on Paradise Island

If there are some folks who enjoy shopping in your group, they may be interested to know that at least 28 retailers are located in this area. If you're interested in learning about shopping both on Paradise Island and in nearby areas, you can do so here.


The Caves

Yet another good way to use some of your time is to see the area's interesting sights. Among other sights, the area has a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Visitors who like the open air will frequently have a good time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To find out about other area sightseeing attractions, click here.


If you are thinking about snorkeling you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so within easy reach of Paradise Island. Click on this link to see our guide to local snorkeling opportunities.


Hair International Salon & Spa

Enjoying a spa could be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, considering that there are 5 spas that operate in this area. Read this article dedicated to spas in the area if you'd like to learn more details.


Atlantis Royal Towers

If you like to play tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 6 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table summarizes some key facts. Included is the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on the names to learn about other aspects of the property.

Accommodations with Tennis On Paradise Island
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Atlantis Royal Towers Central Paradise Island 2 check check
Atlantis Coral Towers Central Paradise Island 6
One & Only Ocean Club Central Paradise Island 6 check
Atlantis The Cove Central Paradise Island 6
Atlantis Beach Tower Central Paradise Island 6 check check
Atlantis The Reef Central Paradise Island 6

For example, Atlantis Royal Towers offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

The table below has some details concerning other activities.

Other Activities On And Around Paradise Island
Name Type Phone Location
Aquadventure Amusement/Theme Park (242) 363-3000 Central Paradise Island
Dolphin Encounter Dolphin Encounter Service (242) 363-1003 3.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Potters Cay
Mario's Bowling & Family Bowling Center 326-8010 2.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Nassau

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