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We look at why the Bahamas are the perfect honeymoon destination

We look at why the Bahamas are the perfect honeymoon destination: Image 1 We talk to Islands of The Bahamas about the best places to stay and the most popular activities for newlyweds in this gorgeous honeymoon destination, so you can get planning your dream escape for when travel restrictions have lifted...  

The Bahamas have long been the islands of choice for couples looking to enjoy idyllic locations for the most magical time of a relationship, the honeymoon. The warm Bahamian welcome that greets every guest whether romancing on a private island, a luxury resort or a small boutique hotel, ensures that every visit is truly memorable. There are styles to suit every preference whether luxury or simplicity, small secluded coves and endless beaches of sugar soft sand, designer shopping and locally crafted souvenirs, total relaxation, or every type of playful activity.

Round off a blissful day with a private beachside dinner or exotic nightlife, all options are to be found not only in the main tourism destinations of Nassau Paradise Island and Grand Bahama Island but also in the carefully curated hotel selections on many of the Out Islands. Eleuthera & Harbour Island, The Exumas, Bimini and Andros, to name but a few.

International hotel brands offer sweeping garden landscapes, cascading pools, restaurants of every flavour, and activities and entertainments to take honeymooners through fun-filled days to starlit nights. Many feature packages dedicated to couples. At Atlantis Paradise Island, where of its five different styles of accommodation The Cove Atlantis is perhaps the most stylish and secluded for romancing, there are honeymoon packages as well as a Wedding & Honeymoon Registry. www.atlantisbahamas.com/celebrations/honeymoons

We look at why the Bahamas are the perfect honeymoon destination: Image 2 Stay

Baha Mar
, the destination resort set along the white sand of Cable Beach offers three hotel brands, Grand Hyatt, SLS and Rosewood and all three share the beautifully laid out core attractions of the resort. Grand Hyatt is the largest and at the centre of the action. SLS attracts a celebratory vibe, especially at its rooftop Skybar overlooking the resort. The salubrious atmosphere of The Rosewood Baha Mar, with its exclusive pools and spa, makes for a sophisticated honeymoon experience. www.bahamar.com/events/romance

The Ocean Club, a Four Seasons Resort, set amidst terraced tropical gardens and with an oceanside pool, famously featured in the Casino Royale Bond film, and offers a refined and elegant experience. Honeymoon packages are tailored to balance lazy relaxation with unforgettable adventures on land and at sea. www.fourseasons.com/oceanclub/weddings/honeymoon

The award-winning Warwick Paradise Island is an adult only all-inclusive with a private harbourside beach and is ideally positioned for exploring both Paradise Island and the heart of Nassau. www.warwickhotels.com/warwick-paradise-island-bahamas/

The pink sand beaches of Harbour Island are a firm favourite for romantics, with the hotels Coral Sands, The Dunmore and Pink Sands known for delivering stylish honeymoons. On neighboring Eleuthera, also blessed with pink and white beaches, The Cove Eleuthera and French Leave Resort offer tropical tranquility. At 'The Other Side', just off Harbour Island, there is a laid-back atmosphere, demonstrated by the 'honour bar'. The Other Side is featured by www.mrandmrssmith.com/luxury-hotels/the-other-side

The newly opened Caerula Mar Club, on South Andros www.caerulamar.com is the latest jewel in the crown for the relatively little-known island of Andros, which boasts some prestigious small properties such as Tiamo Resort www.tiamoresorts.com and Kamalame Cay, off North Andros, is a private island resort with its own over-water spa www.kamalame.com

Sandals 5-Star Luxury Included® Resorts, the romance specialists, have two resorts in The Bahamas, Sandals Royal Bahamian renowned for hosting the royal romantics the Duke & Duchess of Windsor at its Balmoral Tower. Sandals Emerald Bay boasts a setting of a magnificent bay of white sand with hammocks and swings gently swaying above the turquoise water. www.sandals.com/emerald-bay

We look at why the Bahamas are the perfect honeymoon destination: Image 3 What to do

Taking time to enjoy each other as well as the beautiful surroundings is always in vogue in The Bahamas. Any spare energy can be spent on the excellent watersports, sailing and limitless marine fascinations.

Powerboat to The Exumas to see the iguanas, paddle with the famous swimming pigs (a must do), or even get in the water with some docile nurse sharks.

Tickle the taste buds with a Tru Bahamian Food & Culture walking tour tasting many of the local specialities while exploring Nassau and its pirate history www.trubahamianfoodtours.com

Sunset sail. No trip to The Bahamas is complete without getting out on the clearest water in the world, and a sunset dinner cruise is a perfect way to combine romance with the sailing experience.

For more activity suggestions see www.bahamas.com/activity-finder

To find out more, head to www.bahamas.com

 
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