Tourist Places to Visit in Paradise Island, Bahamas, America

Tourist Places to Visit in Paradise Island, Bahamas, America

Paradise Island (earlier known as Hog Island) is an island located in Bahamas, just off the shore of Nassau, the capital of Bahamas. It belongs to New Providence Island covering an area of 685 acres, is famous for its Atlantis Paradise Island resort and waterpark. There are two well constructed bridges that connect Paradise Island with New Providence Island.


History of Paradise Island:

Swedish entrepreneur Axel Wenner-Gren owned Paradise Island before the World War II with name, Hog Island. Later it was purchased by Huntington Hartford from Axel Wenner-Gren during 1959 and he renamed Paradise Island. Sol Kerzner purchased Paradise Island for $125 million, the presente owner of the island.


How to reach Paradise Island?

Lyndon Pindling International Airport is the nearest airport to Paradise Island with scheduled flights to Holguin, Miami, Havana, Panama City, Fort Lauderdale, Toronto and most of the Canadian, European, Caribbean and USA cities. Tourists are needed to take taxi to reach harbor of Nassau and then take water taxi or boats from there to reach Paradise Island.

There is no public transport in Paradise Island, but taxis, cars and minivans are always ready to serve the tourists. Advance booking is offered, book through online or directly visit local travel offices.


Food and Shopping in Paradise Island:

Paradise Island is home to the abundance of hi-tech food corners all round the island with large menus namely:

  • Cafe Martinique
  • Carmines
  • Casa Dangelo
  • The Cove Atlantis – Mosaic
  • Dunkin Donuts

Tourists can refer the following shops to purchase variety of traditional and modern products:

  • Crystal Court Shops
  • Atlantis Logo Stores
  • Pro Shop
  • Marina Village Shops


Things to do in Paradise Island:

  • Walk with the sharks
  • Pool Games
  • Jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Banana boating


Places of interest in Paradise Island:

Dolphin Cay:

Dolphin Cay is packed with full of dolphins, sea lions, and manta rays, allowed for tourists to interact with animals. There is a beach next to Dolphin Cay.

Water Park:

Water Park is a great enjoyment for the family, tourists can go through shark tanks and the power tower or anywhere they like. It is situated at the resort.


Joker’s Wild Comedy Club:

Joker’s Wild Comedy Club is situated between Beach & Coral Towers of Paradise Island. Tourists can enjoy performance of comedians here.


Other places of interest in Paradise Island include:

  • The Dig
  • Atlantis LIVE
  • Aura Night Club
  • Golf Course
  • Spa
  • Casino
  • Lazy River
  • Pool Games
  • Lagoon


Best time to visit Paradise Island:

There is no specific time to visit Paradise Island throughout the year is best suited, especially from December to April will be ideal time to reach Paradise Island.


Accommodation options in Paradise Island:

Paradise Island has a lot of things to offer tourists as well as plenty of standard hotels and resorts for tourist accommodation. All the resorts comprise the modern facilities and services. Advance booking will be better to get hotel rooms as per the requirement and budget conditions of the tourists. List of prominent hotels and resorts in Paradise Island are:

  • Sunrise Beach Clubs and Villas
  • Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat
  • The Reef Atlantis
  • Atlantis – Harborside Resort
  • One & Only Ocean Club
  • Comfort Suites Paradise Island
  • The Cove Atlantis
  • BEST WESTERN PLUS Bay View Suites
  • Atlantis – Coral Towers
  • Paradise Island Beach Club
  • Atlantis – Beach Tower
  • Riu Palace Paradise Island
  • Paradise Island Harbour Resort All Inclusive
  • Paradise Harbour Club and Marina
  • Club Land’or Resort


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