Paradise Island is the home of many resorts and beautiful beaches, including Atlantis Resort!
Whether you want to lay out in the sun, go for a swim, or just take in the stunning beauty, there are plenty of beautiful beaches in the Bahamas for you to spend your perfect beach day!
Duty Free Shopping Opportunities
From unique souvenirs to designer clothes and jewelry, there are tons of duty-free shopping opportunities when you visit the Bahamas!
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Get an Onboard Credit when you book a cruise with us on select cruise lines. The value of the Onboard Credit depends on the particular cruise and accommodations you book. Onboard Credit values are listed on Step 3 of the online booking process.
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Book any cruise with us and you'll get the best deal possible, regardless of the ship or sail date! Because of our "Low Price Guarantee," nobody beats our prices, so look around and you're sure to find the best cruise deal possible when booking with us!
Book a cruise with us and you'll get the best deal possible, regardless of the ship or sail date! Because of our huge price discounts and "Low Price Guarantee," nobody beats our cruise prices, so look around and you're sure to find the best cruise deal possible when booking with us!
Get Cash Back when you book a cruise with us on select cruise lines. The value of the Cash Back depends on the particular cruise and accommodations you book. Cash Back values are listed on Step 3 of the online booking process.
Book with us and we'll give you a valuable credit to use at the resort. It can be used for many expenses you'd otherwise have to pay for. Contact us to find out how much you will qualify for, as the value depends on the cost of your vacation package.
The Bahamas is one of the most popular cruise destinations in the world. Many major cruise lines such as Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, and Celebrity Cruises offer year-round cruises to this sunny tropical paradise. The Bahamas is composed of over 700 islands and 2,000 cays. However, typical cruise itineraries only visit two of the islands (aside from the private islands of various cruise lines). New Providence Island is the home of Nassau, the capital city of the Bahamas. Grand Bahama Island is where Freeport is located, which is nearby the popular resort town of Lucaya.
You will discover a wide selection of exciting things to do in the Bahamas. With such a range of activities, there is something that guests of all ages and interests can enjoy. Among the many things to do while in the Bahamas are horseback riding, swimming with dolphins, boating, sailing, diving, snorkeling, fishing, bird watching, taking tours of their historic cities, and enjoying a wide range of water sports. All in addition to the fabulous amenities available to you on your cruise ship!
American Discount Vacations is proud to offer the best deals possible on all Bahamas cruises booked with us. Backed by our "Low Price Guarantee," and powered by our team of expert travel agents, we're sure to exceed your expectations when booking your next Bahamas cruise!
Highlighted Bahamas Cruise Attractions
The following are just a few of the many things to do while in the Bahamas:
This is the true definition of seaside vacationing! Accessible from Nassau via a quick taxi or bus, Paradise Island is the home of many resorts and beautiful beaches. Among the attractions is the Atlantis Resort, a luxurious retreat with a huge casino and amazing aquarium – it’s one of the most popular places in all of the Bahamas!
Beach bums rejoice! The Bahamas are filled with beautiful pink- and white-sand beaches, which is why most Bahamas cruise guests head to one of them while in port. If you’re looking to have some fun in the sun during your Bahamas cruise, you can check out some of the most popular beaches. Among these are Cable Beach (located in Nassau, nearby a bunch of restaurants, bars, and shops), Cabbage Beach (located on Paradise Island), Lucaya Beach (located near Freeport), and Xanadu Beach (a great white-sand beach near Freeport).
Duty-Free & Bargain Shopping
The Bahamas is a great place to shop until you drop, especially for unique products and souvenirs. Bay Street, located in Nassau, is where you want to go for bargain pricing on designer clothes, watches, jewelry, and more. Duty-free shopping means you can get quality items at a great price. Port Lucaya Marketplace, easily accessible from Freeport, is another location where you can take advantage of duty-free shopping. It’s located right in the middle town, making it easy to purchase a wide variety of local crafts or get your hair braided.
The following cruise lines offer Bahamas Vacations:
Mainstream Cruise Lines
Value is a key feature of these popular cruise lines, as they offer lots of activities, entertainment and dining options, along with a variety of stateroom types. Some of the cruise lines in this category have ships with unique innovations like water slides, rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, surfing simulators, bowling alleys, and boardwalks.
Their ships are usually anywhere from mid-sized to very large "mega" ships, accommodating thousands of guests. These ships give the feel of being in a large resort.
Mainstream cruise lines are a great option for just about everyone (including multi-generation families, and first-time cruisers), and typically have great youth programs.
During the cruise, entertainment may include Broadway productions, Vegas-style shows, comedians, and music. Some of these lines have select formal nights during the cruise. Specialty restaurants are becoming more and more common (some which have a cover charge for this type enhanced dining experience). Buffets are usually available throughout the day, besides room service, and the main dining room(s).
Premium Cruise Lines
These cruise lines enhance what mainstream cruise lines typically offer, by providing their guests with higher quality service and cuisine, along with more spacious public spaces and accommodations.
Depending on the cruise line, the ships in this class range in size from small to very large.
These cruise lines appeal to a more discerning traveler, and are typically more expensive than mainstream cruise lines, but more affordable than the luxury lines.
Deluxe Cruise Lines
These cruise lines fit (quality and, usually, price-wise) somewhere in between Premium and Luxury cruise lines.
A country club casual atmosphere can be expected on these lines, as can be elegant accommodations and gourmet cuisine. These cruise lines are a great option for adults looking for a upscale, yet laid back, vacation.
Unique itineraries are often available on these cruise lines, as their small-to-mid-sized ships can visit ports of call that large ones can't get to.
The pricing on Azamara Club Cruises includes select beverages and pre-paid gratuities, while the pricing of Viking Ocean Cruises includes shore excursions and select beverages.
Luxury Cruise Lines
When the finest cruise vacation is your top priority, this is the place to start.
On a luxury cruise line, guests experience highly personalized service, a more intimate (and usually formal) onboard experience, gourmet cuisine, well-appointed accommodations, and fantastic amenities. Many of these brands have smaller ships, allowing them to reach ports of call that the larger ships can't, which results in unique itineraries.
All of these brands feature a version of all-inclusive pricing, and some of them have ships with all-suite accommodations. Although these cruise lines are usually more expensive than the rest, they also provide their guests with so much more, resulting in a fantastic value when considering all that's included.
Specialty Cruise Lines
These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.
On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.
Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).
Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.
Carnival Cruise Line is one of the largest and most popular cruise lines in the world. Known for its festive-yet-casual atmosphere, Carnival offers a variety of on-board dining, entertainment and activity options to suit any mood or taste. Carnival's WaterWorks is a fabulous water park found onboard many of their ships. Among the many cruise destinations offered by Carnival are Alaska, the Bahamas, Canada, Caribbean, Europe and Mexico.
Until you personally experience the five-star service for which Celebrity Cruises is acclaimed, you won't know what it means to be treated not simply as a passenger, but as an honored guest. Fabulous service, great food and entertaining shows are all available onboard each Celebrity cruise ship. AquaClass accommodations, balcony staterooms with special spa amenities and access, are now available on most Celebrity ships. Canyon Ranch, one of the world’s leading spa and wellness brands, has partnered with Celebrity to bring you the indulgent Canyon Ranch SpaClub aboard ten of their state-of-the-art ships. Consistently rated as one of the best cruise lines in the world, you simply can't go wrong with Celebrity Cruises.
Enjoy legendary Disney service and entertainment, incomparable dining, exciting ports of call, and day after day of wonder-filled adventure. Here, specially designed areas and activities let adults, families, teens, and children play together and separately, creating magical memories. There are currently four ships in Disney's fleet, the classic Disney Magic and Disney Wonder (which are sister ships), as well as a new pair of sister ships, Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy. Disney's two new ships are their most innovative and largest yet (at a whopping 122,000-tons!).
Margaritaville at Sea (formerly Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line) offers 2-night Bahamas cruises, sailing round trip from the Port of Palm Beach to Grand Bahama Island and Nassau. There are also packages available to add on a relaxing 2- or 4-night stay at a lavish Bahamas beach resort. Onboard their ship, guests can enjoy Vegas-Style entertainment each evening, test their luck in the Par-A-Dice Casino, or enjoy a variety of onboard amenities such as the swimming pool, hot tub, and fitness center.
An MSC cruise is "A World of Discovery" - it features all the caring, personal attention of an authentic Italian crew. MSC Italian Cruises' staff is on-hand to provide guests with the highest level of service. If an elegant and refined atmosphere fits your definition of timeless bliss, MSC Italian Cruises will transform your idea of cruising. Over the past few years MSC has drastically grown, introducing a slew of state-of-the-art vessels to their fleet (including the beautiful MSC Meraviglia and MSC Seaside).
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is proud to present Freestyle Cruising, aboard one of the youngest fleets of cruise ships in the world. Enjoy open seating dining, where you can dine whenever and with whomever you wish. Don't want to pack formal wear on your vacation? With the resort casual evening attire, you don't have to! All of the Norwegian ships feature a slew of specialty restaurants and entertainment venues. An NCL cruise is perfect for guests of all ages, and includes complimentary youth programs. Their award-winning entertainment options include Broadway-style production shows, world-class acrobats, and much more. The Haven by Norwegian™, available on select ships, is an exclusive enclave for suite guests staying in NCL's most luxurious accommodations. Some Norwegian cruise ships have Studio accommodations, designed and priced for solo travelers. NCL is the only major cruise line to offer year-round Hawaii cruises.
Formed in 2002 by luxury cruise industry veterans Joe Watters and Frank Del Rio, Oceania Cruises is one of the the world’s leading deluxe cruise lines. The finest cuisine at sea, award-winning itineraries and outstanding value define Oceania Cruises’ five-star product and have positioned the company as the cruise line of choice for travelers seeking a truly refined and casually elegant travel experience.
What type of traveler is Royal Caribbean right for? All types! Royal Caribbean is popular with families, seniors, couples, honeymooners, singles, and large groups (regardless of travel experience). Why? Because there's something for everyone on a Royal Caribbean cruise. Royal Caribbean has one of the largest fleets in the world, consisting of some of the most beautiful and modern ships in the cruising industry. Their ships are destinations within themselves! Possibilities aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship include Broadway-style shows, casinos that will make you think you're in Las Vegas, a variety of dining venues, great programs for children, as well as (depending on the ship), innovations like surfing simulators, sky-diving simulators, rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, and much more.
Silversea's all-inclusive ultra-luxury vacations appeal to discriminating travelers accustomed to plush accommodations and attentive, individualized service. Distinguished by its award-winning, all-suite ships and impeccable service, Silversea's all-inclusive fares include round-trip airfare (from select gateways), a pre-cruise deluxe hotel stay, all beverages including select wines and spirits, gratuities, transfers, and a special shoreside event, The Silversea Experience, on select sailings.
For those seeking to combine the best of both luxury and adventure cruising, look no further than Silversea's expedition ships. These magnificent vessels sail to some of the most exotic locales in the world. Guests can enjoy 5-star service, as they view penguins in the Arctic, sip on champagne while searching for humpback whales in the Pacific Northwest, or even get professional hot stone massages while discovering the untouched nature of the Galapagos. Silversea Expeditions will help you see the world in a whole new way, without having to compromise comfort and service.
Select a cruise port below for more information regarding Bahamas Vacations that include it:
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The following are just a few of the more popular hotel and resort brands that offer Bahamas Vacations. Use the search box that's higher up on this page, or contact us, if you're interested in pricing, availablity and our special deals on other brand.
These resorts include a variety of amenities in their pricing. Of course, accommodations are included, but this usually means that the resort also includes meals (usually breakfast, lunch and dinner), as well as beverages (often meaning soft drinks, most alcoholic drinks, gratuities), and possibly other services (perhaps activities and entertainment). Contact us to find out the specific inclusions per resort.
A resort that considers itself "Adults-Only" usually does not allow children in their property, but some may allow children that are over a certain age. The adult age may vary, but it's usually either 16 or 18 years of age.
Family Friendly Resorts
Resorts that are considered "Family Friendly" accept children in their property, although they may have a minimum age for children. Such resorts usually offer a variety of wonderful amenities that are geared towards guests of all ages. They may offer a supervised children’s program, and may have areas specifically meant for children (i.e. playroom) or teens (i.e. teen club). Some resorts offer professional babysitting services. Other possibilities, depending on the resort, may include water parks, mini-golf courses, water sports, a variety of activities and events, and even more.
When staying in a luxury resort, you can expect excellent service, accommodations, dining, and more. Luxury resorts are usually classified as either four-star or five-star (as some four-star resorts do market themselves in the "Luxury" category).
From one of the world leaders in All-Inclusive resorts, a Club Med vacation includes gourmet dining, premium alcoholic beverages, live entertainment, children's clubs, and much more. That makes for a convenient, stress-free vacation, at a great value. Club Med offers a bit of everything within their collection of fabulous resorts - some are Adults-Only, some are Family-Friendly, some are on beaches, while others are ski resorts.
RIU Hotels & Resorts offers you a wide variety of hotels in the world's best destinations so that you can enjoy unforgettable holidays. At their hotels, you'll find complete facilities where you can enjoy an extensive gastronomic offer, the best entertainment and a host of exclusive services.
The international RIU chain was founded in Mallorca by the Riu family in 1953 as a small holiday firm and is still owned by the family’s third generation. The company specializes in holiday resorts and 70% of its establishments offer its acclaimed All Inclusive by RIU service. RIU Hotels & Resorts now has more than 100 hotels in its collection.
One of the leaders in Caribbean vacations, family-owned Sandals Resorts started off (in 1981) with one resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Now many years later, this innovative company has grown to now have many couples-only properties in countries including Antigua, the Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, Grenada, and Saint Lucia.
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