The Bahamas

Choose the Bahamas For a Vacation

Land & Climate; History & Government; Tourism, Agriculture, Manufactoring, & Industry

  • The Bahamas have 700 islands, give or take a few, 2500 cays.
  • The Bahamas is 5353 sq miles.
  • Their high is 88*F the low is 77*F, so it is fairly warm.
  • Surrounded by coral reefs, and clear, shallow water.
  • Flamingos, parrots, iguanas, and a variety of exotic underwater animals.
  • The Bahamas has of low, rocky ridges.
  • It has a year round temperature, Northern islands have the greatest rainfall.

  • Unhabited until 1647.
  • Britain restored control in 1718.
  • Loyalists that moved to the Bahamas remained British.
  • Experiment tourism was moderately successful until after World War 2.
  • The PLP secured independence, until Britain allowed in 1973.
  • The government encouraged foreign investment in the 1990s.
  • There is one independent member in the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • Queen Elizabeth II, nominal head of state, is appointed by the Prime Minister.
  • 41 members of the house are elected for a 5-year term.
  • 16 seats for the Senate are appointed 5-year terms.
  • Eligible to vote when you are 18.

  • Tourism is the engine of the Bahamian economy.
  • The most tourism is in Nassau.
  • The industry is dependent on US visitors, when the US has a slump in the economy the Bahamas suffers.
  • Fishing is also important.
  • The Bahamian dollar is the same amount as the US' dollar.
  • They produce 75% of foreign exchange earnings.

day 1

arrive at hotel

day 2

nassau city and ardastra gardens combo tour

eat at cafe matisse

day 3

learn to scuba dive nassau

eat at cafe matisse

go nassau's snorkel adventure

day 4

visit gucci and shop with 100$ or less

eat at cafe matisse

deep thermal therapy and thermal stamp

day 5

sea world explorer

eat at cafe matisse

hotel jacuzzi and pool

day 6

pack up

hotel jacuzzi and pool

eat at cafe matisse

day 7

go home