Things to See and Do While Staying at Grand Lucayan

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Because your options on Grand Bahama Island, the Bahamas can be overwhelming, properties like the Grand Lucayan will provide everything you need to have a blast in the surrounding coastal region. This property offers travelers a wide selection of recreational opportunities, meaning you'll have plenty of intriguing activities to enjoy during your stay.

With 3 swimming pools to choose from at Grand Lucayan, you won't have a hard time finding enough poolside lounge chairs. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is also found next to the shore, meaning that there are plenty of options when it comes time to spend time in the water when you stay here. There is also a whirlpool at this vacation destination, an amenity appreciated by exhausted travelers and couples alike.

Dedicated travelers who want to maintain their shape during vacation can do so at Grand Lucayan; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


This resort is an especially fitting place for tennis enthusiasts, considering visitors can spend some time on the court without leaving the property. Guests will find 4 tennis courts on the property. Fortunately, the lighting at their tennis facilities means you can keep your match going past sunset. Even if tennis isn't your thing, this could be your chance to learn from a professional, as there is a tennis pro who works on-site.

If you're interested in more accommodation options that offer tennis, you may want to browse similar sites with this activity, like Grand Lucaya Bahamas Beach and Flamingo Bay Hotel and Marina.


The Bahamas' exotic landscape is both rich and beautiful, which means it is an ideal setting for a golf course. This resort invites you to enjoy a few holes at their on-site course.

If you are someone who likes variety, there are some other courses nearby. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area include The Reef Club Golf Course, Lucayan Golf Course, and Fortune Hills Golf Course & Country Club. Each is within three miles and the nearest of the three, The Reef Club Golf Course, is just a small trip away from the lodging, so it won't be trouble to make stopping by for some rounds on the links. It has a total of 18 holes. This 6515 yard course is rated as a par 72. For those who would like to find out more information, the course can be contacted at (866) 870-7148.


Vacationers who like a variety of watersports will have a great time while they visit Grand Lucayan. The following list shows the water activities that the property has.

  • Boating
  • Sailing
  • Watercraft

Family Activities

Vacationers traveling with children should find everything they need at Grand Lucayan, as it is stocked full 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.

There is a game room on-site, where guests of all ages can play arcade games and be social. This destination has a children's program for the little ones to enjoy--and grown-ups will appreciate it too. It offers a good excuse for parents to have some alone time, while their little ones have a chance to meet new friends. Most parents truly appreciate the rarity of an evening sans children. At this hotel they offer parents the chance to have a date by themselves, since they offer babysitting services.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the greatest perks of staying at this location is seeing their live entertainment, proving that staying inside for the night can be as thrilling as a night on the town.

Also, you have the choice of two different bars, so it's extremely easy for guests to have a drink and meet up with everyone before going out for the night.

Variety is the spice of life. There are a few accommodations nearby that offer a small amount of nightlife options for you to choose from when you have experienced all that your own property has to share. These include the options in the following chart:

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 Hotel and Marina Central Port Lucaya 1 check

As luck would have it, this property has its own casino, so you might just find yourself on the game floor one evening. Also located nearby is another casino, this one found at Treasure Bay Casino. You can find Treasure Bay Casino merely a small range away from Grand Lucayan.


Visitors should take a second look at this property if they desire a truly restful stay, because this destination features a soothing spa. The following list shows some of the spa services that are available:

  • 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.


One of the most anticipated activities on-site is horseback riding. Many guests find this activity to be both relaxing and exhilarating.

Besides all of the activities you'll find on the property, visitors who enjoy getting out 'n' about will find no shortage of interesting things to do and sites to see on Grand Bahama Island. Whether you are looking to hang out on a sunny beach or enjoy a few rounds of golf, you can encounter plenty of other options for recreation in the surrounding areas. Click on these pages for information about sightseeing, riding a scooter or bicycle, fishing, scuba diving, shopping, going snorkeling, and other activities.


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