Couple’s edition: Things to do in Nassau on your Bahamas cruise
If you’re planning on taking a honeymoon cruise to the Bahamas, or simply want to rekindle the romance in your relationship, this blog is for you! The Bahamas is home to some of the most breathtaking beaches in the world, making a perfect backdrop to your romantic week away. Whether you’re on outdoorsy couple who seeks adventure, or simply like to relax, here are a few things to do on your getaway:
Art gallery: Take in all of the history and culture that the Bahamas has to offer by visiting the Doongalik Studios Art Gallery. Originally formed in the 1970s to promote The Bahamas’ artistic talent, Doongalik now features the work of over 70 local artists, and exhibits sculptures, paintings, ceramics and a variety of original art by Bahamian artists.
Couple’s massage: If you and your sweetie are in need of some rest and relaxation, indulge in a couple’s massage. Nassau has an array of top-notch spas, including the Mandara Spa in the Atlantis Resort. Choose from among several massage options, including aroma stone therapy, deep tissue, Swedish, sports, and reflexology. Your mind and body will be at ease.
Food tour: “Go on an entertaining culinary adventure through downtown Nassau—and combine delicious food and drink with some serious fun—with Tru Bahamian Food Tours. Visit Graycliff Chocolatier at the Graycliff Hotel’s historic property in downtown Nassau for the Bahamas’ first interactive chocolate factory,” reads a statement on Nassau Paradise Island’s official website.
“And whether you’re both rum lovers or history buffs, a tour of John Watling’s Distillery at the beautifully restored Buena Vista Estate is a must see!”
Shop: Treat your sweetie to a stylish souvenir at one of Nassau’s many luxurious stores. The shops at Marina Village contain over 20 designer and retail ships that are spread over 65,000 square feet. If you’re looking for an original souvenir, we recommend the world famous Nassau Straw market, which includes handmade Bahamian crafts, conch shell jewelry and wood carvings. For high-end shopping, visit stores like Dooney & Bourke and Cartier in Paradise Island.
Watch the sunset: The gorgeous beaches in Nassau allow you and your loved one to watch the breathtaking Bahamas’ sunset. Sit back and relax with a glass of wine or sangria. You can even rent a private cabana so that you and your sweetheart can enjoy some alone time together. During the day you might even spot a celebrity while your sunbathing, since Nassau is known to attract A-listers such as Beyoncé and Jay Z, Michael Bublé, Alicia Keys, Bill Clinton, Taylor Swift and Claire Danes.
Water adventure: Thrill-seeking couples will find everything that they are looking for in Nassau. Visit Stuart Cove’s Extreme Shark Adventure for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to swim with sharks. You’ll get up close and personal with Caribbean Reef sharks.
Or, you can opt for the SUB Bahamas tour and go snorkeling instead.
Stuart Cove’s Snorkel Bahamas allows you to explore the ocean and visit up to three wonderful locations during a single visit. You can check out shallow reefs or a iconic shipwrecks. Or, if you don’t want to go under the water, the island offers chartered boats that will allow you to explore the area at your leisure. They also now offer Snuba Diving for a new underwater experience.
Are you ready to embark on a Bahamas cruise with your sweetie? For more information about the exciting destinations we offer cruises to, be sure to keep up with our blog!
If you’re interested in taking your family on an exciting adventure to the Bahamas, let our trusted agents at CruiseExperts.com do the work for you. We can help you with an itinerary and provide suggestions for places to visit. Contact us by calling 1-888-804-CRUISE (2784) or visiting our website www.CruiseExperts.com.
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Linda Brandt joined the team at CruiseExperts.com in November 2011. She has been working with the marketing team in many capacities. Her new role is to pass on the expertise of the agency to help travelers understand the world of cruising through blogging. She studied journalism and writing in college and was a writer for The Campus newspaper for two years at the College of the Sequoias. She is also currently working on her Bachelor’s degree.