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. 

Diving

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 one dive operator and at least 6 good dive sites in the area. For more in formation concerning scuba diving in this area go to this page.

Fishing

The Bahamas Fishing

Like fishing? Paradise Island isn't exactly overrun with charter operators, but the area does have plenty of fish. Those wanting to obtain more information about fishing in this area can do so by going to this page.

Golf

The Bahamas Golf

Like to golf? There are a pair of golf courses in the area. The courses in the area are Paradise Island Golf Course and Royal Blue. To read a detailed article concerning the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more all you have to do is click on the course name. Those wanting to get more details concerning golf throughout the Bahamas can do so here.

Sailing and Boating

Flying Cloud

The table directly below summarizes some key facts regarding local providers that can help you enjoy some time on the water.

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'd like to learn about area marinas and charter operators see this page.

Shopping

Shopping on Paradise Island

If there are some foks who enjoy exploring new shops in your group, they can "discover" some of the 19 retail shops in the area. Read this page if you'd like to read more about shopping both on Paradise Island and in nearby areas.

Sightseeing

The Caves

Sightseeing is also a good way to spend some of your vacation on Paradise Island. Interesting sights include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts will probably enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Navigate here to visit our page concerning area sightseeing and attractions.

The following chart enables you to get some details concerning a firm that can help you enjoy some great sightseeing.

Sightseeing Services On Paradise Island
Name Type Phone Location Island
Jermaine's Taxi and Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (242) 425-1789 Central Paradise Island New Providence

Snorkeling

Paradise Island Snorkeling

If you enjoy underwater beauty you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so within easy reach of Paradise Island. To learn about more snorkeling opportunities, use this link.

Spas

Hair International Salon & Spa

Going to a spa might be one of the highlights of your vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, given the fact that there are 5 spas that operate in this area. To read more about the options, visit this page.

Tennis

Atlantis Royal Towers

If you're a tennis player you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 6 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below highlights some key facts. Included is the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name to read 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
One & Only Ocean Club Central Paradise Island 6 check
Atlantis The Cove Central Paradise Island 6
Atlantis Coral Towers Central Paradise Island 6
Atlantis Beach Tower Central Paradise Island 6 check check
Atlantis The Reef Central Paradise Island 6

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

Other Activities

Take a minute to read this table for more options. to learn more. for information about other activities.

Other Activities On And Around Paradise Island
Name Type Phone Location
Aquaventure 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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