The Bahamas are one of the world's favorite cruise destinations. Close proximity to Florida makes the islands a short voyage from Port Canaveral. Most of the cruises are just 3 or 4 days and are relatively affordable.
What is there to do in the Bahamas? Try gambling, golf, windsurfing, or shopping. Incredibly clear waters and soft sand make it a great place to spend a day at the beach or take a snorkeling or diving excursion. Throw on a swimsuit. Explore the emerald green, turquoise, and crystal-blue waters one sport at a time.
Nassau is the main port of call in the Bahamas. Attractions include beaches, golf, nightlife and casinos. The city is on New Providence Island, neighbor to Paradise Island. This island pair blends international glamour and tropical ease, giving you the freedom to do everything or nothing at all. It's also a compact place, so you can walk to everything.
Nassau is a shopper's paradise offering everything from designer fashions and jewelry at duty-free prices to locally produced arts and crafts. Join in the fun of bargaining at the famous Straw Market or browse in the fashionable elegance of Bay Street's international boutiques. American currency is accepted.
Special treats are cruises to private islands in the Bahamas. Each of the cruise lines own one and they are very popular with guests. Castaway Cay is Disney's private island. CocoCay is Royal Caribbean's island.