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Stories and Tips Grand Bahama Island

Air Travel into Freeport

Written by CHIBulldog09 on 02 Jun, 2007

Some brief information on traveling into the Grand Bahama Island, largely specific to US citizens visiting.- The airport you'll by flying into for Freeport or the Grand Bahama Island is the Grand Bahama International Airport, which has a airport code of FPO.- They speak English…Read More

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The Ritz for Under $300 per Week + Money Saving Tips

Written by beach_lvr on 20 Sep, 2004

Ok, I know it sounds too good to be true - a fairly new resort property on one of the best beaches in the Bahamas for under $300 for a seven-night stay. However, since I personally paid $261 to stay a week at The Ritz…Read More

UNEXSO - The Dolphin Experience

Written by SavanahThorne on 04 Jul, 2004

In Port Lucaya the Underwater Explorers Society has a store and dive shop. From this location they arrange snorkel and dive excursions. They also handle the Dolphin Experience program, offering hands on dolphin experience where dolphins provide demonstrations of skill while trainers provide…Read More

5 Helpful Hints for Grand Bahamas Travel

Written by SavanahThorne on 04 Jul, 2004

Five Helpful Hints for Bahamas Travel 1. On Grand Bahamas Island most places you go will not use numbers with street names. It will generally be just the name of the street. When directions are provided the landmarks or the number of traffic lights, or…Read More

Lucayan National Park (Caves and Beach)

Written by SavanahThorne on 04 Jul, 2004

Lucayan National Park is located about fifteen miles outside of Port Lucaya. To drive there take Midshipman Road past Sharp rock Point and Gold Rock. The caves of this park are on one side of the road and the beach park is on…Read More

Scuba in Grand Bahama

Written by cindymarchand on 07 Feb, 2003

Welcome to my vacation. I arrived in Freeport, Grand Bahamas, with my husband Mike, my brother Cliff, and Sharon his fiancée. We were welcomed at the Ocean Reef Yacht Club with complimentary Bahama Mamas at Esters pool bar. A nice way to start a vacation!…Read More

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Cloud X Fast Ferry

Written by GreenMermaid on 25 Dec, 2005

Cloud X is a ferry that goes from the port of Palm Beach to Freeport in the Bahamas. At $150 round-trip, including port charges and taxes, it's a bit less expensive than a plane ticket, and you don't have to ride one of those itty-bitty…Read More

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Grand Bahamas

Written by fhunkeler on 27 Sep, 2003

We spent 2 weeks unwinding on Grand Bahama. Even though this was a family vacation we found that the slower pace of Freeport made for a more romantic and quality time vacation. The island is kept very clean by Caribbean standards. The downtown area of…Read More

Things you NEED to know about the Grand Bahama Island

Written by Copple on 08 Feb, 2003

A car is a must on the island. You drive on the left hand side of the road. Remember this when leaving from the airport! Most of the resorts are a few miles from town. A taxi is very expensive. Port Lucaya Marketplace we found…Read More

Transportation - JCs Private Charter

Written by rgma on 04 Aug, 2004

When we did not have a car, we used JC’s private charter service. He had a van that would take you anywhere in Freeport for round trip of $8.00. For up to six people, up to four trips a day for a week…Read More

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