Blue Lagoon Island. Island in Bahamas, North America

Blue Lagoon Island

Island in Bahamas, North America

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Blue Lagoon Island

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Blue Lagoon Island is located 3 miles from Nassau, Bahamas. The private island is a local attraction for tourists, which makes it the perfect tropical getaway.

History

Blue Lagoon Island’s lagoon was classified as a salt marsh before the late 1800s. It was then legally known as Salt Cay.

What to Expect

Blue Lagoon Island is known to be one of the finest beaches in the Bahamas. Just a few minutes from the city of Nassau, an array of activities under the golden sun can be enjoyed by the visitors.

You can join the picturesque boat sightseeing tour, unwind on the tranquil beach, participate in different and fun water sports, enjoy a lunch of grilled specialties, lounge with a couple of tropical refreshments in hand, and of course, take a swim in the beautiful lagoon. You will surely have a splendid time more so if you bring your family with you!

Your beach-day package is inclusive of the following:
  • A picturesque boat tour that will bring you through the historic harbor of Nassau. Some of the scenic places that you will be able to view through the tour are Paradise Island’s marvelous mansions and private yachts, as well as some of the smaller islands near Nassau. The tour takes you to and from Blue Island Lagoon leaving Paradise Island Ferry Terminal.
  • A fun-filled meet with the island’s dolphins! Dolphin Encounters is one of the most thrilling tours offered.
  • A unique visit to Blue Lagoon Island’s famous dolphins! Take a lovely cruise through Nassau Harbor while aboard huge, high-speed catamaran (Wikipedia Article)s and view the exquisite, private home of 18 Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins, some of which famously appeared on Universal Pictures’ film, Flipper.
  • How to Get There



    By Plane

    The Bahamas Air is the main carrier of flights to Bahamas from Nassau which cover a majority of population centers. But fares are unexpectedly expensive, planes are small , frequencies are low, and the airline have so much delays which results in some travelers choosing charter planes instead.

    By Bus

    New Province/ Nassau have a bus transportation system called “Jitneys”, which also provide options for tourist who are enjoy the experience of riding unusual road transportation.

    By Taxi

    Taxis going to the Bahamas Cable Beach from the airport can be expensive; it is expected to range from $ 15 USD to $ 20 USD without a room to negotiate.

    Nearby Landmarks

    Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Park (Wikipedia Article) is the perfect place to experience the amazing local, Caribbean flora and fauna. There's no better way to get up-close and personal with Bahamas’ nature at its finest! If you feel like discovering the infamous and renowned parts of the Caribbean history, get your eye, peg leg, and eye patch on and visit the interactive pirate attractions in the Pirates of Nassau.

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    Author: epicandrea. Last updated: May 31, 2014

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