The island chain of Exumas is just 26 nautical miles far from Nassau coast. It is the hearth of one of the biggest sea parks worldwide.
Begin the itinerary in Exumas from Nassau Port. Discover “Rose Island” near the port where you will find four isolated beaches to go snorkeling or swimming, “First Beach”, “MacTaggart´s Beach” “Footprints” or “Sandy Toes” where some parties are hosted on Sundays
Go on a short sailing towards Allen Cay and you can relax in “Leaf Cay” beach or also explore the reef of “Octopus Garden” to go on snorkeling. Allan Cay is also known to have the three-feet iguanas.
Explore Exuma Cays Land & Sea Park in Waderick Wells Cay. You will have the opportunity to dive over the coral reefs and observe hawksbill turtles and lemon sharks. There are around 20 natural paths to go on walking.
During the fourth day you will have the opportunity to sail towards Compass Cay to know the natural whirlpool bath “Rachel’s Bubble Bath” (only with high tide). Another option is to sail to Staniel Cay famous to have submarine caverns such as “Thunderball Grotto” where the film James Bond was shot. We recommend having dinner in “Staniel Cay Yacht Club”.
Go on a short sailing towards Shroud Cay, an uninhabited rocky archipelago with incredible virgin beaches. You can take a walk to stare at the view from the peak of “Camp Drifwood”.
Sailing back to Nassau, stay the last night in Norman Cay. You can enjoy “Twinkie Beach” known to have the lonely palm tree. Likewise, you will have the chance to go snorkeling across the sunken plane remains, natural habitat today for corals and fish.
Sail back to Bahamas capital, Nassau in the last day of the itinerary. You will land in the port and take a walk around the city before boarding the aircraft back.
The trade winds that blow almost continually throughout The Bahamas give the islands a warm agreeable climate, which varies little year round. The temperture hovers around an average of 83°F.
The summer is a bit warmer with temperatures around 85°F (27-29°C) and higher humidity.
Historical weather (Averages by month):
The tidal range in The Bahamas is up to 3.5 feet.
Due to the shallow nature of these waters it is extremely important that close attention is paid to the tide while underway as well as entering and departing harbours.
Client can obtain the weather situation at any time by listening to the maritime weather forecasts. Weather updates are given hourly during severe weather.