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Some of the major reasons why people travel to the Bahamas are because of its beautiful turquoise waters, perfect warm weather, and friendly people. Adding to the serene and beauty of the place, we can give you 15 more reasons (and counting) of what you’re missing on a trip to the Bahamas and awesome places you get to visit.
3. Bimini Road – The Bimini road legend has been in the area for decades. The legend talks about the road heading to the acclaimed lost city of Atlantis. Here, underwater archeologists from all over travel to the Bahamas to explore the underwater wonder.
4. Myths of Bimini – One of the smallest islands off the coast of Florida comes with a lot of history and even bigger legendary myths. The Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon surveyed this island for the conspicuously acclaimed fountain of youth. Here you would be guided by expert tour guides on the island happy to tell you about the myth and guide you to the spot of where this spring once flourished.
5. The Bimini- Sapona “Ruins of the 1920’s” – off the coast of South Bimini and Cat Cay is an ancient barge that was commissioned by Henry Ford during the era of prohibition in the late 1920’s. It was formerly known as a private club /”speakeasy” at sea that was user-friendly by boat yet superficial enough for snorkelers to get to as well. During a hurricane back in 1929 It was blown closer to the Bahamas.
6. Hemingway’s Fishing Lodge – you cannot travel to the Bahamas without hearing about Ernest Hemingway’s favorite fishing point and lodge on the island of Bimini. A well-known and admired sports fisherman, the author was known to spend a lot of time understanding the locals here in Bimini, writing, and fishing.
7. Joulter Cays – The Joulter Cays in Andros Island is an exclusive spot for those interested in bird watching, “bone fishing,” snorkeling, swimming and much more. Because of its particular powder like sand and some endangered species of animals that live there, it is a rare and unique spot in all of the Bahamas, although currently It is being requested to become another protected wildlife area in the Bahamas.
9. Red Bay Village -.The very secretive Red Bay Village is a secluded village in Northern Andros that was occupied by an African tribe that existed like the Seminole Indians over 50 years ago. The descendants of this tribe maintain to their traditions till this day and are in existence.
10. Mount Alvernia – Mount Alvernia is the peak point above sea level in the Bahamas. Situated on Cat Island, you can get panoramic views of the island from Mount Alvernia.
12. Deveaux Mansion– The ruins of the Deveaux Mansion are more than just another slave plantation property. Deveaux was a naval officer that helped to capture Nassau from the Spanish back in 1783.