The water that surrounds the Bahamas is blue, clear, and calm. Similarly, the people are laid back and enjoy the beach lifestyle those living on the island have embodied for years. The name for the Bahamas came from the words “baja mar” in Spanish, which simply means “shallow sea.” There are more than 700 islands that make up the Bahamas island chain and residents live on “island time” meaning they are laid back and take their precious time!
Few people realize the Bahamas are so large. Luckily, with size there is a lot of variety and everyone can find what they are looking for. There truly is something for everyone from serenity and seclusion to cruises, clubs, golfing, shopping and dancing!
There are some amazing resorts and hotels in the Bahamas and the area attracts the wealthy to its shores. There is so much to do and so much fun to be had from parasailing to scuba diving and simply soaking up the rays that the Bahamas is a dream destination for many.
The Bahamas is also a more affordable tropical destination for many because of its close location to the United States, which allows many people to visit each year even if they are on a budget.