Grand Bahama Island sunset with Palm Trees

Posted by: carmel | January 5th, 2022

NASSAU, Bahamas, 4 January 2022 –
The Bahamas has suspended the mandatory RT-PCR testing requirement for vaccinated travellers, which was expected to take effect on 7 January 2022. Vaccinated persons, as well as children ages 2-11, may continue to present either a negative Rapid Antigen Test or negative RT-PCR Test 

In addition, effective 4 January 2022, all persons remaining in The Bahamas for longer than 48 hours will be required to undergo a Rapid Antigen Test, regardless of vaccination status. Read More

Posted by: carmel | December 30th, 2021

Meet Jojo, today she partially lives a city life in Freeport, Grand Bahama; however, she is longing for her holiday traditions in Sweetings Cay, on the Eastern End of the island, where life is returning to some form of normalcy after the ravages of Hurricane Dorian two years ago.  As she reminisces about her childhood Christmases, here’s a story of her holiday traditions, as told by her.

Growing up as a child on Sweetings Cay, the Christmas Holidays were highly anticipated! It felt like preparations for the Big Day, Christmas Day, went on for months.

Located just to the east of Freeport, this quaint settlement is a 10-15 min boat ride from McClean’s Town Dock, East End, Grand Bahama, to Sweetings Cay Dock.

The salt air, from the surrounding ocean, was always filled with excitement at Christmas time. Our preparations for the holidays were all island-style, native and homemade, with

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Posted by: carmel | December 22nd, 2021

Photo Credit: Danielle Maingot

The holidays are well underway and Grand Bahama has always been the home of winter hospitality and amazing dining. Take a look at what one of our residents has recommended for this holiday season!

Grand Bahama hasn’t seen the Carnival in years so the anger displayed by the capital was most definitely met with indifference in the second city. We’ve always had to find our own fun and despite common misconceptions, I think we’ve done a good job of keeping ourselves entertained.

We’re in the heart of the holiday season and if you’re anything like me, you’re probably using this time to catch up with friends or run away from family. Here are some of the spots that have kept me sane this year.

 

Xtreme Activities

At some point, we’re going to have to award Ashley Comarcho with a medal of mixology. She has been at the forefront of mixed

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