The Cloisters are the ruins of a French Monastery with a lot of history. Built in the 1300's, the ruins did not find their way to the Bahamas until the 1960's. A man named Huntington Hartford bought them and had them imported, but not from France. Prior to the 1960's, the ruins were in the United States, imported their in the 1920's by Randolph Hurst. For now, the ruins are resting from all the travelling and is a popular spot for weddings and photographs.

Staying Close

Paradise Island is a good option for those wishing to visit Cloisters, because visitors to this part of the Bahamas will be pleased to have easy site access during their time there. There are a suitable amount of hotels in the neighborhood within the vicinity of Cloisters.

Hotels near Cloisters
Hotel Type Distance Direction
One & Only Ocean Club Resort 0.1 mi. (0.6 km) NW
Club Land'or Resort Hotel 0.2 mi. (1.0 km) SE
Paradise Harbour Club & Marina Resort 0.3 mi. (1.1 km) ESE
Paradise Island Beach Club Hotel 0.3 mi. (1.0 km) NE
Best Western Bay View Suites Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.2 km) W
Riu Palace Paradise Island Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.3 km) NW
Comfort Suites Paradise Island Resort 0.5 mi. (0.1 km) W

Location and What's Nearby

Of course, one of the most delightful options while spending some time exploring the area is having fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of Cloisters. The closest place to eat is Columbus Tavern, which plates up Caribbean dishes. Also close-by, you and your group will find eateries including Viola's Bar and Grill and Hibiscus Terrace where you and your group should sample eclectic meals and experience the Bahamas culture.


Operating Hours

You might want to give the site a call in advance to get their hours of operation.


For price of admission, dial up Cloisters ahead of time to determine how much they charge, or if they do at all.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (242) 363-3000


Location: Cloister Road, Nassau, New Providence


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