Nassau boat rental
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 Bahemian 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.
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 harbor 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.
What to do with your Nassau boat rental
Other than relaxing on board your Nassau boat rental and visiting glorious Bahemian 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.
Destinations Near Nassau
No sailing trip to the Bahamas would be complete without a trip to the Exumas, 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 of 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 the 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?!
The climate 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).
Getting 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!