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.

There are two dive services and at least 6 different dive sites in the area. Readers can obtain more information concerning diving opportunities in this area, can do so on this page.


The Bahamas Golf

Like to golf? There are a couple of golf courses in the area. The area courses are Paradise Island Golf Course and Royal Blue. Click on the name of the course to read a detailed article concerning the course, including location, number of holes, and more. Follow this link to view our discussion of golfing throughout the Bahamas.

Sailing and Boating

Flying Cloud

The table right below summarizes some key facts concerning area firms that will enable you to spend some time out on the open 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 want to read about local marinas and charter options click here.


Shopping on Paradise Island

If you have some shopping aficionados in your group, they can explore some of the 28 retail shops in the area. You can go to this article if you'd like to find out more about shopping both on Paradise Island and in nearby areas.


The Caves

Yet another great activity for visitors is to discover the area's sights and natural beauty. The area has a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Travelers who like the open air will typically enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Those wanting to find out more about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by visiting this page.


If spending some time snorkeling sounds like fun you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so within easy reach of Paradise Island. To read our detailed guide to local snorkeling opportunities, click here.


Hair International Salon & Spa

Indulging in a trip to the spa might be one of the highlights of your vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, considering that there are 5 spas that operate in this area. Visit this page which is all about spas in the area if you want to find out additional specifics.


Atlantis Royal Towers

If you enjoy playing tennis your best bet is to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 6 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following information may help with you make a decision. Included is the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name to read more details concerning 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 instance, Atlantis Royal Towers offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Details concerning some other activities are summarized directly below.

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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