11 days in Bahamas Itinerary

11 days in Bahamas Itinerary

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11 days in Bahamas Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h
1
Nassau, New Providence Island
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h
2
George Town, Great Exuma
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Spanish Wells, Eleuthera
— 1 night
ferry:  45​min
4
Harbour Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: London

5
nights
Nassau, New Providence Island

Nassau ©
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Popular historic sites such as Queen's Staircase and St. Augustine's Monastery are in your itinerary. Christ Church Cathedral and The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, step into the grandiose world of Fort Fincastle, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabbage Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nassau online travel route planner .

London, UK to Nassau is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from London in April, expect Nassau to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paradise Island
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Cabbage Beach ©
Cabbage Beach
Blue Lagoon Island ©
Blue Lagoon Island

2
nights
George Town, Great Exuma

George Town ©
Few island getaways are more idyllic than George Town, a small settlement on the east coast of the Bahamian island of Exuma.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Bowe Family Plantation, then take in the dramatic natural features at Exuma Wall, then enjoy the sand and surf at Beaches of Stocking Island, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Anglican Church. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Coco Plum Beach, pick up some local products at Exuma Markets, and then stroll through Tropic of Cancer Beach.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the George Town day trip tool .

Getting from Nassau to George Town by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Spanish Wells.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Exuma, Tropic of Cancer Beach
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Beaches of Stocking Island ©
Beaches of Stocking Island
Coco Plum Beach ©
Coco Plum Beach
Exuma Wall ©
Exuma Wall

1
night
Spanish Wells, Eleuthera

Spanish Wells ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): stop by Ponderosa Shell & Gift Shop, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then get engrossed in the history at Spanish Wells Museum, and finally Head underground at Sapphire Blue Hole.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Spanish Wells trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from George Town to Spanish Wells takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. April in Spanish Wells sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 38°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Spanish Wells

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Sapphire Blue Hole
Highlights from your plan
Spanish Wells Museum ©
Spanish Wells Museum
Sapphire Blue Hole ©
Sapphire Blue Hole

2
nights
Harbour Island

The casual Bahamian vibee of Harbour Island comes through in its atmospheric seaside eateries, the colonial English architecture of its main urban zones, and its wealth of attractive coastal areas.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Dunmore Town, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pink Sands Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Harbour Island tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by ferry from Spanish Wells to Harbour Island takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Harbour Island can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach
Dunmore Town ©
Dunmore Town

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