Port Lucaya Attractions

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Port Lucaya is best known for the shopping opportunities, but there is a world outside the exchange of goods that must be considered by visitors who have some time to so a bit of exploring.  Most of these attractions, including a few museums, nature reserves, and a casino, are located just outside of the are known as Port Lucaya, but not so far that traveling to them is unreasonable. 

Beaches

Lucayan Beach

There are a large selection of beaches to consider in and around the area. You can click on the name of each beach for a detailed article concerning that particular stretch of sand.

Lucayan Beach: The most frequently visited beach on Grand Bahama, Lucayan has available most every water sport under the sun, and is known for its nearby dining, shopping, and nightlife.

A second option worth considering is Taino Beach. Dotted with thatched huts and palm trees for shade, this relaxing beach is often the home of beach cookouts, and is an ideal spot to bring the whole family.

Taino Beach: This humble beach stretches along the coast, not calling much attention to itself. Despite that, it has become very popular among the visitors of the nearby area.

Needless to say, you will find a wide range of beaches to choose from in and around the area. For more in formation concerning beaches available, check out this page.

Museums

Assuming you like to learn about other places and cultures, you might enjoy visiting a museum during your vacation.

The chart directly below summarizes some details regarding a few the available museums in and around the area.

Museums In and Around Port Lucaya
Name Phone Location
Grand Bahama Museum -- 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Port Lucaya
Museum Of Underwater Exploration -- 0.1 mi. West of Central Port Lucaya
Science Museum -- 3.8 mi. Northwest of Central Port Lucaya

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Grand Bahama Labyrinth

Vacationers can enjoy some other interesting sites nearby.

A common landmark for vacationers is Grand Bahama Labyrinth. It is situated at Garden of the Groves and located in Garden of the Groves, 5.0 mi. Northeast of central Port Lucaya. The Labyrinth is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except on Fridays when it stays open until 10:00 p.m.

Miscellaneous Landmarks Near Port Lucaya
Name Type Location Island
Grand Bahama Labyrinth Monument Garden of the Groves, 5.0 mi. Northeast of Central Port Lucaya Grand Bahama Island

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you want to enjoy more of your vacation outside? You may be happy to learn the area has some nature preserves nearby.

BNT Rand Nature Centre is a great nature preserve located 2.8 mi. Northwest of central Port Lucaya. Tourists in the Bahamas will not want to miss a chance to explore the BNT Rand Nature Centre, a calming and peaceful depiction of the natural side of the island nation.

Nature Preserves and Hiking Near Port Lucaya
Name Type Location Island
BNT Rand Nature Centre Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.8 mi. Northwest of Central Port Lucaya Grand Bahama Island

Parks and Botanical Gardens

Garden of the Groves

Visitors can spend some time in a park, or a botanical garden nearby.

If you enjoy tropical vegetation, you might want to visit Garden of the Groves, which is located within Garden of the Groves, 5.0 mi. Northeast of central Port Lucaya. Several times a day beginning at 10:00 a.m., tours of the Gardens are available. Tours last for one hour and take guests through the property and discuss on the local flora and fauna.

The parks and gardens you'll be able to find are summarized down below.

Parks and Gardens Near Port Lucaya
Name Type Location
Garden of the Groves Botanical Garden Garden of the Groves, 5.0 mi. Northeast of Central Port Lucaya
Regency Park Park 5.7 mi. West of Central Port Lucaya

Land Formations

Another fun idea is to go see some of the more interesting naturally occurring land formations. Other options like these in Port Lucaya can be seen below.

Land Formations In Port Lucaya
Name Type Location
Bell Channel Bay Bay Central Port Lucaya
Buddha Heads Rock Formation 0.4 mi. South of Central Port Lucaya
Silver Point Reef Reef 0.3 mi. East of Central Port Lucaya

Casinos

Vacationers do not usually stay in Port Lucaya to find gambling, but there is one such place, Treasure Bay Casino. <p>Relax and have fun at the Treasure Bay Casino at the Grand Lucayan Bahamas Beach. Here you can try your luck at slot machines and games, as well as enjoy the entertainment, drinks, and atmosphere of the room.</p>

 

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