Grand Bahama Island sunset with Palm Trees

Posted by: gaurikibler | February 26th, 2015

GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND, Bahamas – February 25, 2015 – Grand Lucayan, the four-star award-winning resort located just 55 miles off the Florida coast on Grand Bahama Island, has developed a unique platform which will now allow guests to book a “cruise and stay” package for travel from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Grand Bahama Island, adding yet another option for convenient access to the destination.

The ultimate Bahamas experience now begins the moment guests board the state-of-the-art 1,000 passenger cruise ferry dubbed the “Bahama Mama.” Featuring economy and top of the line first-class seating, private suites, a swimming pool, lounges, casino, entertainment, an “A la Carte” restaurant, bars and cafes, duty-free shopping and a 200 container cargo capacity, Baleária Ferry Express’ new vessel boasts the capacity to bring more than 300,000 tourists to Grand Bahama Island annually.

Guests who book a four-night stay at the award-winning Grand Lucayan can enjoy transportation and accommodations starting as low as $145 per person, per night plus a $100 in resort credits (per room) available for use at any of the property’s five restaurants or world-class spa.

“Partnering with Baleária Ferry Express will provide a platform for convenient access to Grand Lucayan,” said Benjamin Davis, General Manager of Grand Lucayan. “Reinforcing Grand Lucayan’s commitment to providing an authentic Bahamian experience ideal for budget conscious travelers, we look forward to capturing the attention of new and past guests alike via this new and exciting vessel.”

As an added incentive for travelers seeking a warm-weather destination for spring travel, Grand Lucayan is offering special rates and perks for spring. Discerning travelers who book a four-night stay at Grand Lucayan, before June 1, 2015 for travel March 1 – June 15, 2015 can receive 40 percent off rates (starting as low as $131 per night) plus $100 worth of resort credits applicable towards dinner, spa, golf and other onsite amenities. To book the spring offer, enter the booking code RTSPR4.

To book the “Cruise & Stay” package, click here:

Offering a classic Bahamian experience, Grand Lucayan is an ideal destination for couples, families and groups for its connectivity, affordability, and the range of soft adventure activities available on the island. For more information on any of these offers or to make reservations visit or call (877) 434-2996.

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About Grand Lucayan, Bahamas

Located on Grand Bahama Island, Grand Lucayan, Bahamas has 542 guestrooms and suites and is situated along an expansive 7.5-acre beach with views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea. Just 55 miles off the coast of Florida, Grand Lucayan, Bahamas offers some of the finest amenities in the Caribbean. Guests enjoy spacious accommodations,  a selection of restaurants, three swimming pools, four tennis courts – all offering Grand Slam surfaces, a 25,000 square-foot Senses Spa & Fitness Center, 18-hole championship golf course – The Reef Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., and 90,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space and a Las Vegas-style casino. Like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter, @grandlucayan.