Bahamas
Extended
Access
Travel
Stay

Changes in the world of travel have altered how we work, study, explore and unwind, inspiring imaginative ways to combine learning and work from home routines with an authentic island experience. With that in mind, it's a pleasure to announce BEATS: Bahamas Extended Access Travel Stay, your chance to find your rhythm and call our islands home for up to a year.

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Work Remotely

Work-life in The Bahamas naturally involves a bit of play. After a productive day punching keys, immerse yourself in island culture and hospitality. The People-to-People experience, for example, is the perfect opportunity to meet with local ambassadors eager to share a piece of island life with travellers.

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Study Remotely

With the BEATS programme, students taking virtual courses can expand their horizons, while having full access to The University of The Bahamas’ highly trained counsellors, library databases, and facilities.

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Top reasons to come live in the Bahamas

Your passportto 16 islands

Island-hopping is like travelling through Europe, the only difference being warm waters, secluded beaches far away from crowds, and a diverse collection of islands with their own stories and traditions.

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Fast & dependableWiFi

Bosses and professors won't even know you're basking on a beach with the fast and dependable WiFi services offered by many hotels and resorts.

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Award-winningbeaches

Crush your cubicle for a secluded spot on a pink, white, or gold-sand beach. A few Bahama Mama's are more than appropriate for that spectacular blue view of waves rushing ashore. 

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World-classHotels

We don't know about your employer's open door policy, but our open door policy involves beachfront resort and hotel accommodations with panoramic views of turquoise waters.

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Thrillingdeep-sea fishing

The abundance and unbeatable caliber of our fishing experiences are a good enough reason to take your work offline while you try to hook a prized catch on the line.

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ExcitingWater Sports

Add surfing in Eleuthera or kiteboarding in Cat Island to your water sports and diving itinerary. The Bahamas sets the standard when it comes to activities above and below the surface.

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AuthenticBahamian Arts

From mural-painted streets and a collection of fine arts museums in downtown Nassau to authentic handmade batik on Andros Island, see Bahamian culture expressed through generations of creativity.

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Rich culinary culture

Good food and good company are part of Bahamian life and no place makes a fresher conch salad, a tastier fish fry or a more savoury cracked lobster.

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The world-famous swimming pigs

The Bahamas is home to the original swimming pigs, an entire cay of them!

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world's 3rd largestbarrier reef

The Andros Barrier Reef is considered the 3rd-largest living organism on the planet, and experienced divers rank our islands among the best for big animals, cave diving, value, snorkeling, and overall destination.

Why The Islands of The Bahamas

Outlined by white-sand beaches and pristine waters, The Bahamas offers something no other Caribbean destination can provide—16 unique islands. Lose yourself in the unspoiled forests of Andros, stay in The Exumas and hop on over to Long Island for a deep dive into Dean's Blue Hole. Whatever your preference, we have the island to suit your vibe.

Discover the Bahamas

16 islands at your fingertips

With 16 destinations to discover, we see you trading bar-hopping for island-hopping in The Bahamas. Conveniently, Nassau acts as a hub, easily connecting travelers to other islands.

Getting to The Bahamas couldn't be easier. Conveniently accessible by air and sea, The Bahamas welcomes visitors arriving on commercial and charter flights, ferries, cruise lines, and private planes and pleasure craft.

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MapBahamas-Full FREEPORT THE ABACOS INAGUA BIMINI THE BERRY ISLANDS NASSAU & PARADISE ISLAND ANDROS ELEUTHERA & HARBOUR ISLAND RUM CAY SAN SALVADOR RAGGED ISLAND CAT ISLAND MAYAGUANA LONG ISLAND THE EXUMAS ACKLINS & CROOKED ISLAND

The Abacos

Experience the boating capital of The Bahamas in the one-of-a-kind island chain known as The Abacos. Sailing, fishing, award-winning golf, and quaint colonial island towns are all waiting to be discovered in this sun-drenched destination in the northern Bahamas.

Island Highlights

  • Elbow Reef Lighthouse
  • Man-O-War Cay
  • Tahiti Beach
  • Hope Town

TCB | Treasure Cay International Airport

MHH | Leonard M. Thompson Airport 

YAS | Sandy Point Airport

Acklins & Crooked Island

Acklins and Crooked Island offer a stunningly secluded getaway by a shimmering lagoon. From bonefishing and birdwatching to exploring the serene island town of Long Cay, this destination is a hallmark of undisturbed Out Islands charm.

Island Highlights

    • The Bight of Acklins
    • Ancient Lucayan Sites
    • Sleepy Long Cay
    • Turtle Sound

          AXP | Spring Point Airport

          PWN | Pitts Town Point Airport

          CRI | Crooked Hill Airpor

          Andros

          Journey to the largest island in the Bahamas and explore natural wonders like no other. Left virtually untouched, Andros is home to breathtaking blue holes, coral reefs, underwater wrecks, national forests, and more.

          Island Highlights

          • Blue Holes National Park
          • West Side National Park
          • The Andros Barrier Reef
          • Androsia Batik Factory

          ASD | Andros Town International Airport

          SAQ | San Andros Airport

          TZN | South Andros

          The Berry Islands

          Bordered by the Tongue of the Ocean, The Berry Islands are home to some of the most diverse and abundant sea life in The Bahamas. This unique marine destination comprises nearly 30 idyllic cays, most of which are uninhabited.

          Island Highlights

          • Chub Cay
          • Sugar Beach
          • Hoffman’s Cay Blue Hole
          • Flo’s Conch Bar

          GHC | Great Harbour Cay Airport

          CCZ | Chub Cay International Airport

          Bimini

          World-class fishing, thrilling dives, and island adventure await on the storied island of Bimini. From diving with sharks and visiting shipwrecks to pursuing the prized blue marlin at sea, Bimini offers memorable experiences for intrepid travellers.

          Island Highlights

          • Dolphin House Museum
          • Bimini Road
          • The Fountain of Youth
          • SS Sapona Shipwreck

          BIM | South Bimini Airport

          NSB | North Bimini Airport

          Cat Island

          Surfing, kiteboarding, hikes through tropical landscapes to the highest point in The Bahamas—you might be surprised at what you find in quiet Cat Island. From historical sites to watersports and beachside bars, there’s no shortage of things to do and see along the pink sands.

          Island Highlights

          • Mt. Alvernia & The Hermitage
          • Sir Sidney Poitier’s Boyhood Home
          • Old Bight Beach
          • Port Howe

          TBI | New Bight Airport

          Eleuthera & Harbour Island

          Discover colourful New England-style architecture, astounding natural beauty, and pristine clusters of sandbars and cays on these two picturesque Bahamas hideaways—each is unique and not to be missed.

          Island Highlights

          • Glass Window Bridge
          • Pineapple Fields
          • Pink Sands Beach
          • Spanish Wells

          GHB | Governor’s Harbour Airport

          ELH | North Eleuthera Airport

          The Exumas

          From untouched beaches and breathtaking resorts to the famous swimming pigs, The Exumas is where the beauty of the Bahamas meets unforgettable adventure. Make memories like no other among crystal clear waters and four-legged friends.

          Island Highlights

          • Big Major Cay (aka Pig Beach)
          • Thunderball Grotto
          • Compass Cay Marina
          • Exuma Cays Land & Sea Park

          GGT | Exuma International Airport

          TYM | Staniel Cay Airport

          Freeport - Grand Bahama Island

          Freeport Grand Bahama Island is a bustling paradise of island activities and fun in the sun. Experience the thrill of kayaking through mangroves, exploring underwater caves, off-roading through pine forests, and much more.

          Island Highlights

          • Peterson Cay National Park
          • Port Lucaya Marketplace
          • Lucayan National Park
          • Gold Rock Beach

          FPO | Grand Bahama International Airport

          Lucayan Harbour

          Inagua

          Those with a passion for birdwatching look no further than the island of Inagua. Situated in the southernmost part of The Bahamas, Inagua is home to three national parks serving as habitats for over 80,000 flamingos and 140 other species of birds.

          Island Highlights

          • Inagua National Park
          • Little Inagua National Park
          • The Great Inagua Lighthouse
          • Union Creek Reserve

          IGA | Inagua International Airport

          Long Island

          The shores of Long Island boast world-class bonefishing, thrilling encounters with marine life and thriving reefs, and the world’s second deepest blue hole. While adventure fills the waters, on land, life is tranquil and serene.

          Island Highlights

          • Dean’s Blue Hole
          • Cape Santa Maria Beach
          • Columbus Point
          • Twin Churches

          SML | Stella Maris Airport

          LGI | Deadman’s Cay Airport

          Mayaguana

          An isolated and secluded escape, Mayaguana is an outdoor-lover’s destination. Whether it’s a footprint-free beach or a far-off fishing spot, the island is the perfect blend of solitude and charm.

          Island Highlights

          • Booby Cay
          • Abraham’s Bay
          • Horse Pond Beach
          • Pirates Well

          MYG | Mayaguana Airport

          Nassau & Paradise Island

          No other capital city boasts paradise as its neighbor. While Nassau promises big city thrills, nearby Paradise Island offers miles of natural wonder. Immerse yourself in an island experience that delivers the best of both worlds.

          Island Highlights

          • National Art Gallery of the Bahamas
          • Queen's Staircase
          • Fort Fincastle
          • Government House

          NAS | Lynden Pindling International Airport

          Prince George Wharf

          Ragged Island

          Beyond the shorelines of Ragged Island, anglers will find remarkable deep-sea fishing. Bonefish, barracuda, tuna, and kingfish are just a few of the more common catches around the island, while the quaint settlement of Duncan Town is a quintessential island escape.

          Island Highlights

          • Duncan Town
          • The Jumentos Cays
          • Hog Cay
          • Pigeon Cay

          DCT | Duncan Town Airport

          Rum Cay

          This hidden treasure of a destination boasts ancient Lucayan art, sprawling white sand beaches, thrilling dive sites—even a secret surf spot. A short boat ride away, Conception Island is perhaps one of the most well-preserved areas in The Bahamas.

          Island Highlights

          • Port Nelson
          • The HMS Conqueror Shipwreck
          • Conception Island National Park
          • Hartford Cave

          RCY | Port Nelson Airport

          San Salvador

          San Salvador may be one of the smallest islands in The Bahamas, but it stands out amongst the larger destinations. Historic monuments, scenic lakes, tranquil beaches, and natural parks abound.

          Island Highlights

          • Great Lake National Park
          • Watling’s Blue Hole
          • Gerace Research Centre
          • Bonefish Bay Beach

          ZSA | San Salvador Airport

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