The Bahamas is an archipelago comprising of 700 islands and 2500 cays. It is located in the northeast of the Caribbean Sea in the Atlantic Ocean, to north of Cuba and to the southeast of the United States of America where the nearest state is Florida.
Dotted with a sub-tropical climate and offers the clearest waters in the Caribbean region. Most visitors stick to the most famous spots of the area: Nassau and Paradise Island which have about 26 most frequented beaches.
The region offers clear turquoise waters with golden beaches on hundreds of coral islands, quiet anchorages and some world- renowned ports. During a yacht charter in the area, you can visit the famous Pink Sand beach on Harbor Island which derives its name from the pale pink powder sand that stretches over 3 miles of coastline.
You will also discover Eleuthera Harbor Island which is famous for its pineapples and Abaco which offers an amazing yacht charter experience. If you like fishing, you can sail towards the famous sport fishing capital of the area, Bimini, which lies at about 50 miles off the coast of South Florida.
The Bahamas is a perfect destination to celebrate great events like special celebrations, weddings, honeymoons or even business meetings. During a yacht charter cruise around the islands, you can start your sailing itinerary from Marsh harbor in the Abacos which is the main charter port of the area. Most of the yachts and sailing boats are berthed in Marsh harbor.
From this perfect yacht charter spot, you can easily reach the eastern beautiful string of cays such as Man-O-War Cay, Treasure Cay, Fowl Cay and the Green Turtle Cay.
You will be able to visit the Freeport Island which is a modern and planned city and the famous Grand Bahama, the fifth largest island in the archipelago.
Grand Bahama offers various world-class resorts but there are also numerous deserted beaches and pristine nature with the renowned underwater cave systems which are located at the Lucayan.
Nassau, the capital, is the considered as the top yacht charter destination in the Bahamas. The island offers great shopping, numerous world-class resorts, restaurants and bars and also a large casino.
The island is linked by a bridge to the Paradise Island. You can sail further to the others islands like Eleuthera, Exumas or Long Island and visit many more. All the islands are beautiful, and offer beaches and some fantastic marine life.