About renting a boat in Nassau
You can rent a sailboat
, motorboat and more in Nassau or in another world. Nassau is the capital of The Bahamas. Among its many attributes, it is a prime sailing destination and a Nassau boat rental is the ideal way to spend your Bahamian holiday. It takes around eight hours to sail between Miami, Florida and Nassau making it the perfect destination to visit for either one day or a week. Glistening streets and white beaches welcome travellers from all around the world to the city of Nassau on New Providence Island.
Boat rentals in Nassau Bahamas give you a great mix of nature and society. Thinking about the dreamy pig beach and pink sandy beaches? Beautiful beaches, swimming pigs and iguanas roaming around the area.
How much does it cost to rent a boat in Nassau, Bahamas?
Nassau boat charters vary in price depending on the boat type, characteristics of the boat, additional services the boat may offer and more.
Yacht charters in Nassau cost from $3,800 per day and $24,500 per week. You can also rent with a skipper and crew which can come at an additional cost.
Alternatively, Nassau sailboat rental costs from $366 per day and $3,367 per week.
Is it possible to rent a boat in Nassau with or without a skipper?
It is possible for a boat charter in Nassau Bahamas to be with or without a skipper. It is a great idea to do a bareboat charter in Nassau if you want to be in charge of the technicalities of sailing. The freedom to choose and change the itinerary at any time and to whatever you want.
It is also possible to do a Nassau private boat charter with a skipper. This is perfect for those who want to relax without worrying about the technicalities of sailing. Enjoy your sailing adventure island hopping or spending full days visiting different beaches in the area. The choice is yours on your boat trip!
What to do in Nassau?
Other than relaxing onboard your Nassau boat rental and visiting glorious Bahamian beaches, we recommend that you explore the city and embrace all that it has to offer. Its metropolitan vibe, culture and modern amenities are what make Nassau such a great place to visit!
Our favourite unique attractions in Nassau include; Ardastra Gardens, the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, the Primeval Forest National Park, Fort Charlotte, Parliament Square and Clifton Heritage National Park.
Cabbage Beach is a luxurious beach great for both families and friends. You can do anything from water skiing, snorkelling, parasailing or just sunbathe on your boat rental in the Bahamas, Nassau. There are also many bars, restaurants and shops that line the beach so if you need a bite to eat this is the perfect beach for you.
Another must-visit on your Nassau sailing vacation is Cable Beach with its soft sand and crystal waters. Whether you are looking to just lay in the sun, swim in the water, play some water sports or even learn to surf, this is a great option! Cable beach is easily one of the best beaches to visit in your Nassau Bahamas rental.
East of Cable beach, Saunders beach is another favourite for both locals and tourists. This is a quiet and safe beach filled with tropical trees for some fun in the sun. If you have a family with kids, there’s a playground with swings and slides perfect for your kids to take a break from the water.
No sailing trip to the Bahamas would be complete without a trip to the Exumas island, an archipelago of 365 islands where you can while away the days hopping from one island to the next. Fishing is a must as the waters teem with fish and lobster. One uninhabited island is the location of Pig Beach, where you can swim with the world-famous swimming pigs. This is a destination for those who love wildlife as it is also possible to feed iguanas and even pet sharks. Before returning to the boat, sunbathe on the beach or head over to a local restaurant for a spot for lunch.
Tropical Paradise Islands Near Nassau
Rose Island, also known as Paradise Island is another popular destination near Nassau. It is well-named as it actually has pink sand made from ground down pink conch shells. No tropical paradise could be more gorgeous than this delightful Bahamian island. Snorkelling in crystal clear waters is a must. Or charter a boat to Blue Lagoon Island? This is a private island and is a popular destination because of Dolphin Encounters, a facility that enables guests to swim with dolphins in a humane and natural environment.
Food tasting in Nassau
Whilst you’re on the move, eat like a local from Nassau’s tastiest food trucks and roadside stalls! You are guaranteed to feel happy about being welcomed to the wonderful world of Bahamian fast food. In the evening there are many sit down restaurants around Nassau, so why not sample a cheeky cocktail or two?!
Don’t miss out and look for boat rentals near you! Take a boat tour through the Bahamas and relax as much as possible.
How is the weather and sailing conditions in Nassau?
The hottest month in Nassau is July with a temperature of around 28°C (82°F) and the coldest is January with an average of 21°C (70°F). The temperature is always pleasant making this a year-round destination for your Nassau Bahamas boat charter.
Which are the most popular ports in Nassau?
Nassau Harbour can be accessed from either the east or west. The water is around 45ft in-depth and the entrances are marked very well. On the west side of the approach to the harbour begins near waypoint 25 05.476N 77 21.383W. The passage to the east is between Paradise and Athol and Paradise islands known as The Narrows.
How to get to Nassau
Arriving in the Bahamas is easier than you think! Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS) in New Providence (Nassau) is one of the largest airports in the Bahamas, with direct flights, as well as connections to Miami Airport. There are over 20 airports in the Bahamas, so finding a connection from anywhere around the world shouldn’t be too tricky!