Things to See and Do While Staying at Grand Lucayan

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Grand Bahama Island in the Bahamas provides plenty of interesting recreational opportunities, particularly for visitors staying at a beachfront destination like this one. Grand Lucayan is an excellent property for guests who want to stay active and try a long list of new activities.

With 3 swimming pools to choose from at Grand Lucayan, it should be easy for you find a place to sunbathe. A big plus for many vacationers is that this accommodation is also found right next to the beach, so there will be many ways to enjoy the water throughout your stay. Follow up your swim with a few minutes in the lodgings's whirlpool, perfect for relieving soreness from a day of exploring.

Since there's no promising that you won't over-indulge on The Bahamas' outstanding cuisine, this site can help you maintain your figure; the on-site exercise facility is bound to have all the space and equipment you need.


Those of you who play tennis should consider staying at this location, since its on-site tennis facilites offer a challenge, as well as a convenient outdoor activity. Guests will find 4 tennis courts on-site. Fortunately, the lighting at their tennis facilities means you can keep your match going past sunset. Grand Lucayan employs a tennis pro, who can help you improve your game during your vacation.

If you're wondering where else you can find tennis courts, you may want to compare Grand Lucayan to similar accommodations, like Grand Lucaya Bahamas Beach and Flamingo Bay Yacht Club & Marina Hotel.


Exotic landscapes and an unbeatable climate mean the Bahamas is both attractive and diverse, meaning it makes one of the most amazing places to play golf in the world. This resort invites you to enjoy a few holes at their on-site course.

If you are looking for a variety of golfing options, there are other choices very close. Notable courses in the area include Fortune Hills Golf Course & Country Club, Lucayan Golf Course, and The Reef Club Golf Course. Each is within three miles and the closest of the three, The Reef Club Golf Course, is only a quick interval off from the property, so it won't be troublesome to make a quick trip for a few rounds of golf. The course has a total of 18 holes. The course is a par 72, with a total length of 6515 yards. For golfers who want to learn more, you can reach the course at (866) 870-7148.


Vacationers who like a wide variety of watersports will have a wonderful experience while they visit Grand Lucayan. The list below shows the water activities that the property has.

  • Boating
  • Sailing
  • Watercraft

Family Activities

If you're traveling with kids, you should certainly consider making reservations at Grand Lucayan, as it has tons of family-oriented amenities.

For the little ones, the resort offers Beach Olympics, scavenger hunts, soccer and pool games. Kids can also enjoy playing a competitive game of chess on the resort's over-sized chess board.

The property is equipped with a game room, where both kids and their parents can blow off some steam. There is an organized program for kids at this property, which provides activities that will keep them entertained during their stay here. It gives parents some time to explore the Bahamas on their own while their little ones can meet other children staying here. Many parents understand the rarity of a night sans kids. At this hotel they allow parents the chance to tour the Bahamas alone, since they have babysitting services.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the best amenities here is its schedule of live entertainment, so even when guests choose to stay in at night they won't miss the chance to see some of The Bahamas' best performers.

Also, you have the choice of two different bars, so guests never have to go far to try island cocktails or meet up with others before the show.

The nightlife scene extends beyond the reaches of your own lodgings. You can visit some of the accommodations in the area, though few are especially known for having a lot of variety. These include those listed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Grand Lucayan with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Pelican Bay Resort At Lucaya 0.2 mi. North of Central Port Lucaya 1 --
Grand Lucaya Bahamas Beach 0.2 mi. South West of Central Port Lucaya 6 check
Bell Channel Inn 0.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Port Lucaya 1 --
Taino Beach Resort 0.4 mi. Northeast of Central Port Lucaya -- --
Flamingo Bay Yacht Club & Marina Hotel Central Port Lucaya 1 check

As luck would have it, this property has its own casino, which is a great place to meet before dinner, or hang out all night. For a different atmosphere, there is another casino, found at Treasure Bay Casino. You can find Treasure Bay Casino just a short range away from this property.


Not all accommodations in the Bahamas offer spa services on-site, but Grand Lucayan is one of the wonderful properties that is able to offer its guests a convenient, calming way to release stress and reflect on the area's beauty. The list below shows a sample of the available services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool

Located here is 25,000 square feet of an expansive spa and fitness center. If guests are seeking a more exclusive experience, they can enjoy a massage at one of the private beachfront gazebos.


Horseback riding is another activity that is available through Grand Lucayan. This pastime is very popular with visitors, especially since the Bahamas provides such a beautiful backdrop.

Though you'll find a lot of activities on-site, travelers wanting to do some exploring will certainly appreciate the many exciting things to do and see on Grand Bahama Island. No matter if you'd rather relax on a sunny beach or play a round on the golf course, you will encounter lots of other chances for recreation nearby. Click these articles to learn more regarding snorkeling, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, and other activities you might enjoy.


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