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 a couple of dive services and at least 6 good dive sites in the area. To read more about diving in this area check out this page.


The Bahamas Fishing

If you're a fishing fanatic you may realize Paradise Island isn't overloaded with fishing operators. Nevertheless, there are plenty of fish waiting to be caught. Use this link to visit our guide to this topic.


The Bahamas Golf

Hoping you can spend some time on the greens during your vacation? There are a couple of golf courses in the area. The courses are Paradise Island Golf Course and Royal Blue. To read a detailed article concerning the course, including the location, number of holes, and a lot more simply click on the name of the course. Anyone needing to get more details concerning golfing throughout the Bahamas can do so here.

Sailing and Boating

Flying Cloud

Details concerning local providers that will help you get out on the 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'd like to learn about charter operators and area marinas follow this link.


Shopping on Paradise Island

If you have some people who love to shop vacationing with you, they're not totally out of luck -- at least 28 retailers are located in this area. Follow this link to read our guide to shopping on Paradise Island and in the immediate vicinity.


The Caves

Yet another great option for visitors is seeing the area's sights and natural environment. Area sights include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Nature enthusiasts will frequently have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To find out about other area sightseeing attractions, navigate to this page.

Information about a firm that will help you have a great time sightseeing can be seen below.

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


Paradise Island Snorkeling

If you like the idea of going snorkeling there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so within easy reach of Paradise Island. For a better look at local snorkeling opportunities, navigate to this page.


Hair International Salon & Spa

Going to a spa could be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, since there are 5 spas in this area. Those wanting to find more details about this topic can do so on this page.


Atlantis Royal Towers

If you like playing tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 6 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following list can help with your decision making process. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on the names 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

Take some time to look through the chart below for more options. for information concerning one other option. for more options.

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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