Great Exuma Bahamas has earned its remarkable reputation by being
one of the most desirable vacation destinations in the Caribbean.
Discriminating travellers choose Great Exuma for its friendly
people and stunning natural beauty. The island may be small but there are many beautiful
sights to see, one of which is the impressive Flamingo Bay.
Located just two miles south of George Town, Flamingo Bay is a scenic
Boasting one of the most beautiful beaches on the island, the bay is a
quiet enclave with a select number of luxurious villas. A spectacular coral reef,
approximately one mile out, prevents breaking waves and allows you to walk on a sandy
ocean floor and swim in calm waters.
Unlike many Caribbean destinations, Flamingo Bay is not densely
populated and does not play host to an endless number of tourists. Life in and around the
bay is serene and relaxed, yet there is still much one can do.
There is a view of Stocking Island, separating Exuma from the ocean.
Stocking Island can be accessed by kayak or ferry and there's
overnight accommodation at Higgins Landing if
you prefer to stay over.
Fishing enthusiasts can enjoy the excellent bone-fishing nearby.
If a game of golf is more your speed, a visit to the Four Seasons Resort Great
Exuma is in order. Located up the coast at Emerald Bay and designed by Greg Norman,
this 18-hole championship course is one of the best ocean-side courses in the world.
And, even if you are not an avid boater, it is impossible to remain
unimpressed by the Bay's marina. Stroll around and marvel at the stunning vessels or hop
aboard one for the day.
Yacht Club and Marina Hotel:
If a view of the marina and boaties is your style, this great value hotel is located on
the Marina, close to the Port Lucaya Marketplace. The resort also offers the amenities of
Ritz Beach waterpark and Pirates of the Bahamas Beach theme park. Private and convenient,
this location offers you the best of what the Bahamas has to offer.
For those with refined taste, George Town is only half a mile up the
Although the February Point restaurant in Flamingo Bay is definitely
worth a visit, George Town also offers several restaurants that serve local specialties.
George Town also has a number of specialty shops, a bank, gas station,
scuba shops, day-trip planners, bicycle rentals, grocery stores and everything to satisfy
Flamingo Bay has a variety of attractions that appeal to all tastes.
Enjoy fine dining, world-class sport, upscale shopping and unparalleled natural beauty -
everything you need for your dream holiday!
By Fred Coolridge.
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