Things to See and Do While Staying at Grand Lucayan

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Still not sure how to spend your time on Grand Bahama Island, the Bahamas? The Grand Lucayan is an excellent place to stay if you plan to take advantage of their vibrant beachfront location. This location provides a wide range of recreational possibilities, which means you will have no shortage of enjoyable activities to choose from throughout your trip.

With 3 pools to choose from at Grand Lucayan, you shouldn't have any trouble grabbing enough poolside lounge chairs. This accommodation is found right next to the ocean, meaning that there are a few different ways to play in the water during your stay. There is also a whirlpool, which can be a calming, adult alternative to the pool.

If you're worried about finding a gym to use while in the Bahamas, this destination has you covered; there is an on-site workout facility for health-conscious guests.


This resort is a favorite choice of tennis buffs, because visitors staying here can enjoy some time on the court without leaving the property. Guests will find 4 courts on this property. Plus, the courts here are equipped with lighting so you'll never have to cut your match short. Grand Lucayan employs a tennis pro, who can help you improve your game during your vacation.

If you're interested in other places to stay like this, you can compare Grand Lucayan to other popular accommodations that offer this activity, including Grand Lucaya Bahamas Beach and Flamingo Bay Hotel and Marina.


Boasting some of the most scenic attractions in the world, the Bahamas has great locations for golf, and the course at Grand Lucayan is no exception. This resort invites you to enjoy the outdoors at their on-site course.

If you like to have a variety of golf options available to you, there are other golf courses to choose from very close. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area include The Reef Club Golf Course, Fortune Hills Golf Course & Country Club, and Lucayan Golf Course. Each is within three miles and the nearest of the three, The Reef Club Golf Course, is just a short distance off from the lodging, so it won't be hard to make going over for a few rounds of golf. There are 18 total holes at this nearby course. It's a total of 6515 yards long, and is a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, you can call the course at (866) 870-7148.


A trip to Grand Bahama Island can be the perfect opportunity to try your hand at a new recreational sport. The property offers several options, so you will be sure to find an enjoyable aquatic activity, regardless of your taste. The bullets below provides the watersports that are offered by Grand Lucayan:

  • Boating
  • Sailing
  • Watercraft

Family Activities

You can bring the entire family along for your vacation at Grand Lucayan, because it boasts a wonderful set of family-friendly 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 site has a game room, where guests of all ages can play arcade games and be social. Grand Lucayan offers an organized children's program, an amenity especially appreciated by busy families. This provides parents with some time of their own, while the little ones have supervised fun with other guests their own age. During your stay, you may find yourself wanting to enjoy an evening away from the kids. Guests can make arrangements for a babysitter, so that parents can have a chance to enjoy a romantic night by themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

When you get back to your room, exhausted by a day of exploring, nothing's better than letting the nightlife come to you; seeing a show is an easy option since Grand Lucayan offers live entertainment.

There are also a couple of bars on the property, where guests can unwind with delicious, tropical cocktails whether it's to mingle with other guests, or to relax before the show.

Nearby accommodations offering a broader (though not necessarily highly rated) range of nightlife options are 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

Another way to spend the evening is at the casino, so you might just find yourself on the game floor one evening. For a different experience, there is another casino, this one found at Treasure Bay Casino. This one's just 0.1 miles west-southwest of Grand Lucayan.


Not all accommodations in the Bahamas offer spa services on-site, but Grand Lucayan is one of the pleasant properties that is able to offer its guests an unbeatable way to get properly pampered. This list provides some of the services that are available to guests:

  • 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. Since The Bahamas' weather is beautiful year-round, riding is a popular pastime.

Even though there's plenty of fun activities on-site, vacationers looking to get out 'n' about will find many interesting recreational opportunities on Grand Bahama Island. Whether you would rather lay out at the beach or play a round of golf, you can find lots of other options for recreation in the immediate vicinity. Check out these links for information with regard to riding a bike or moped, shopping, diving, sightseeing, snorkeling, fishing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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