The Bahamas for Dummies

The Bahamas for Dummies

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Bahamas for Dummies is the perfect trip-planning resource, whether this is your first time in the Bahamas or your hundredth. This guide is designed to help you plan the kind of trip that you want, whether you're looking for the most luxurious resort on Grand Bahama Island, or the best scuba diving in the Turks and Caicos Islands. With Bahamas for Dummies in hand, you'll know which events and festivals are going on during your stay, from the icy cold Polar Bear Swim on New Year's Day to the Treasure Cay Fishing Tournament in June (amateurs are welcome). Also includes: * The best places to swim and dive with dolphins * The top restaurants to sample conch in all its incarnations (from chowder to fritters) * The most atmospheric places to guzzle down the top three island cocktails: Bahama Mama, Goombay Smash and Yellowbird * A list of the characteristics and pros and cons of each island * Excellent tips on when and how to go * Over 20 interior maps
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Product details

  • Paperback | 380 pages
  • 171.7 x 222.5 x 22.4mm | 467.21g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0764554425
  • 9780764554421

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Getting Started on Your Trip. Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of The Bahamas. Chapter 2: Spice of Life. Chapter 3: Deciding When to Go. Chapter 4: Pillow Talk: Bahamian Accommodations. Chapter 5: Planning Ahead for Special Travel Needs. Part II: Ironing Out the Details. Chapter 6: Making Your Travel Arrangements. Chapter 7: Money Matters. Chapter 8: Tying Up Loose Ends. Part III: New Providence: Nassau, Cable Beach, and Paradise Island. Chapter 9: The Lowdown on the New Providence Hotel Scene. Chapter 10: Settling In to New Providence. Chapter 11: Dining in New Providence. Chapter 12: Having Fun On and Off the Beach in New Providence. Part IV: Grand Bahama. Chapter 13: The Lowdown on the Grand Bahama Hotel Scene. Chapter 14: Settling into Grand Bahama. Chapter 15: Dining in Grand Bahama. Chapter 16: Having Fun On and Off the Beach in Grand Bahama. Part V: The Abacos: Prime Out Islands. Chapter 17: Marsh Harbour (Great Abaco Island). Chapter 18: Elbow Cay. Chapter 19: Green Turtle Cay. Chapter 20: Treasure Cay. Part VI: The Out Islands. Chapter 21: Harbour Island. Chapter 22: Eleuthera. Chapter 23: Exuma. Chapter 24: San Salvador. Part VII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 25: Top Ten Myths about The Bahamas. Chapter 26: Top Ten Bahamas Moments. Worksheets. Index.
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About Rachel Christmas Derrick

Darwin Porter, while still a teenager, began writing about The Bahamas for the Miami Herald and has been a frequent visitor ever since. His writing partner is Ohio-born Danforth Prince, formerly of the Paris bureau of the New York Times, who has co-authored numerous Frommer's best-sellers with Darwin, including the Caribbean, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and the Virgin Islands. Together, they share their secrets, discoveries, and opinions about The Bahamas with you.
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