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Bahamas Island Honeymoon /Vacation Overview

In the Bahamas all-inclusive wedding couples and honeymoon vacation guests enjoy the finest white sand beaches and beautiful coral reefs and the clearest blue water in the Caribbean Islands. Our Bahamas vacation packages also include a shopping excursion to the Nassau's famous Bay Street marketplace and trips to downtown Nassau, Bahamas for exotic and exciting vacation experiences in the Bahamas.

Nassau is the Capital City of the Bahamas: Nassau's 300,000 residents speak English and are most acommodating to resort vacation guests and group travel members.


Bahamas are actually made up of 700 islands, however most people only know of Nassau (the capital of New Providence) and the Grand Bahamas Island. It would take a lifetime to vacation and explore all of The Bahamas islands. There's so much to see and do. Stroll the streets of the older communities to embrace the ambience of a bygone era when buildings were built to endure. Spend an hour or two in the ocean or a day on it, snorkeling, diving, sailing, cruising or fishing. Explore parks, museums, art galleries and the chic shops and boutiques that offer phenomenal savings through duty-free deals. At night vacation guests enjoy the Las Vegas style revues and high stakes gambling tours. The choice is yours in the Bahamas!

Here are a few basic questions to discuss concerning an all inclusive resort vacation package in Nassau, Bahamas ....

  • Do we want to get married in the same place we honeymoon?
  • Do we want to go around the corner or around the world?
  • Do we want to save or splurge in the Bahamas?
  • Do we want to be lively or lazy in Nassau?
  • Do we want to learn something new while on vacation in the Bahamas that we can always enjoy together?
  • Do we want a cruise, a honeymoon vacation package, an all inclusive resort vacation or a romantic trip tailored just for the two of us?
  • What are your honeymoon dreams and fantasies?
  • Your honeymoon vacation is a trip of a lifetime. Discussing these basic all-inclusive
  • Bahamas resort vacation questions can make sure the Nassau Bahamas vacation package will fulfill your dreams.


Many wedding vacation couples choose to marry in the same place that they honeymoon. This can save a considerable amount of money and hassle. Some all-inclusive destination wedding couples bring a few members of the family or a small wedding party along whose members might also stay in the same romantic resort for a weekend in Nassau Bahamas, then leave the wedding couple alone for the rest of the romantic resort honeymoon week. For those getting married for a second time who would like to bring their children, there are all-inclusive resorts which arrange the wedding, and also provide supervised day long Bahamas vacation activities for the children and private areas where adults can enjoy Nassau Bahamas white sand beach resort and Bahamas vacation sports activities.

The average temperature in the Nassau Bahamas ranges from 80-90 degrees in summer months; from 70-80 degrees during the winter months. The Nassau Bahamas area does experience rain year-round. They consider the months of May through October to be the rainy season.

Nassau Bahamas has a unique blend of British, African, and Caribbean customs, traditions, and beliefs. Travelers to Nassau will find colonial buildings, many exciting attractions, duty free shopping, a large straw market, thrilling land and water sports, unspoiled Caribbean beaches, delightful cuisine and unique cultural activities such as Cricket. Paradise Island is linked to Nassau by a bridge and has gorgeous beaches, luxury hotels, a large casino and first class resort entertainment.

The Bahamas offer some of the best snorkeling and scuba diving and is included in your package price at Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort. Coral reefs, Blue holes, Walls, Caves, Caribbean Shipwrecks, Sharks, Dolphins, and Stingrays are just a few of the many exciting things that might be seen in this light-turquoise colored ocean. Night diving is offered at most resorts at an additional cost.

For those who love to golf, you will have 2 different Caribbean resort golf courses to choose from and all are highly recommended: The Cable Beach Golf Course and the South Ocean Golf Course. Both Caribbean resort vacation golf courses are open to the public. Golf is not included at Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort or Breezes Nassau Resort.

You can fly to the Bahamas from Milwaukee, usually with only one connection, sometimes two depending on the air carrier that you use. Once you arrive in Nassau, you will be on the Eastern Time Zone. There is a Departure Tax that must be paid in cash at the airport ticket counter in Nassau. The Departure Tax is approximately $15.00 per person U.S. Dollars.

Island Resort Vacation Guests and Island Visitors from the U.S.A. and Canada may enter without a passport, if they have an original birth certificate (or, a notarized copy) and a photo id (ex. Driver's License). All resort visitors must hold a round trip ticket.

Some of the different local Caribbean resort cuisine ranges from peas n' rice, conch chowder, conch fritters, and conch salads.

Just to name a few of the many romantic honeymoon resort attractions and family vacation tours in the Bahamas that are available to you are:

  • Swim with dolphins
  • Shark Feeding
  • Ardastra Gardens and Zoo
  • Casinos
  • Art Galleries Catamaran Cruises
  • Fort Montagu, Fort Charlotte, or Fort Fincastle
  • Horseback riding
  • Hartley's Undersea Walk
  • And many, many more...

For those who would like to enjoy a romantic Caribbean resort wedding and get married in the Bahamas, you will need the following:

Wedding Couples must be on the Caribbean Island for 15 days prior to apply for a marriage license (or one day if a waiver is granted by The Registrar General). The marriage license must be obtained at least one day prior to the wedding. Birth certificates and notarized affidavit are required.

If appropriate, you will also need divorce papers; a former spouse's death certificate

You must be on the island for 24 hours to establish residency and enjoy a Caribbean Island Wedding. The charge for the Marriage License fee is $225.00 U.S. Dollars.

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