Discover the natural beauty that this wonderful part of the Caribbean has to offer with a catamaran rental in the Bahamas. Observe the marvellous sea life such as turtles, stingrays (and even swimming pigs!), as you glide around these heavenly islands, enjoying the tropical climate. The Bahamas consist of up to 700 various atoils and cays, awaiting you to discover their rich culture and truly delicious cuisine. With pleasant temperatures all year round and crystal clear sea water above 20ºC during the day, catamaran rentals in the Bahamas are a no-brainer.
You can find your dream catamaran charter in the Bahamas and in different dream destinations around the world on the Nautal website. Flexible cancellation or changes up to 15 days before check in is allowed on selected boats. Check the conditions established with each boat owner.
The Bahamas are not over-crowded, but still have tourist areas and coastal towns with some hustle and bustle. This means, whether you are looking for a tranquil holiday with a break from civilisation, or a fabulous catamaran charter in the Bahamas with an itinerary jam-packed with the hottest areas, bars and restaurants, a catamaran rental in the Bahamas has something to offer to all.
If you enjoy your catamaran hire in the Bahamas, you may also want to discover Cayman Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands!
The price of renting a catamaran in the Bahamas will vary depending on a number of different factors. A few of these factors include the intended duration of your catamaran rental in the Bahamas, the number of people, the size and model of the boat, the season and also the exact location of your planned catamaran vacation in the Bahamas. If you’re interested in crewed catamaran charters or even renting with just a skipper, this will also affect the price. Below is a list of prices based on the desired location of your catamaran charter in the Bahamas.
For catamaran rental in Nassau, the Bahamas’ capital city, you should expect to pay at least $3942 per week in high season, but this usually drops to around $2795 per week in low season.
Abacos sailing charters will usually cost around $3853 a week in high season, but just $3220 a week in low season.
For an Exuma catamaran charter, you should expect to pay about $2600 for a day or $16500 for a week.
Most of our Bahamas catamaran charters are rented with a captain and you can even find ones available with a crew but be aware that these will usually cost extra on top of the base rental price. Be sure to check with the owner before going which extra features you have to pay for so you don’t get any unexpected surprises financially.
Yes, it is possible to rent a catamaran in the Bahamas with or without a skipper. A bareboat charter in the Bahamas is available for those with a valid nautical boating license. This is ideal for those who want to take care of their Bahamas sailing experience.
You may instead choose to put your feet up and relax while someone else takes charge of getting you and your family or friends to the different sandy beaches on paradise island. Bahamas catamaran charters with a skipper can come at an additional cost or may be included in the price. Check each boat listing to know more.
Crewed catamaran charters in the Bahamas are ideal for those who want to have a chef and other crew members prepare the delicious food and drinks. When looking for crewed catamaran charters, make sure that your cabin charter counts the total number of people with them included!
Bahamas catamaran rentals are ideal to move around this paradisaical island and the small islets that are close by. Make your own Bahamas catamaran itinerary, whether it is staying on the main island or adventuring to the unknown!
Touristic areas such as Nassau, Grand Bahama and Great Exuma are great options. The other Bahamas islands are made into groups, each with its own distinct charm.
In Nassau, you have an equal balance of society and nature. From delicious cuisine to breathtaking beaches, you can encounter all sorts of tropical wonders! You should also be sure to add the Exuma swimming pigs to your Bahamas charter itinerary. This is an experience you won’t get in most other places and truly makes for a special trip. Mermaid Reef near Harbour View Marina Marsh Harbour is a popular snorkeling and scuba diving spot full of underwater sea life and buzz, too. Check out the Exuma catamaran charters or the sailing catamaran Nassau Bahamas charters! Your sailing vacation is waiting so make sure to make your charter itinerary!
Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park instead has some of the best seascapes in the Bahamas with electric blue water and a backdrop that will leave you wondering how this place exists. This area is popular with divers and boaters for its underwater wonderland. The crystal clear waters, especially on good days, mean you can enjoy a 30-meter-plus visibility. No fishing is permitted. The Exuma Cays, Great Exuma, and Little Exuma are also extremely popular with restaurants serving mouthwatering local delicacies, the swimming pigs beach and Thunderball Cave.
Harbour Island, close to Eleuthera, has cute pastel-hued cottages and picturesque pink sand beaches. The rosy-hued shores and popular things to do including diving, snorkeling, fishing and sunbathing.
If you look for Bahamas catamaran charters in the south-east, you will find more tranquil and calm coastal areas. This area is ideal if you wish to be at one with nature. Treasure Cay on Great Abaco Island is a nice remote spot within reach of civilization, for those who like tranquility, but not too much!
Keep your expectations high and let them be exceeded upon tasting these islands’ scrumptious seafood dishes, spicy flavours and fruity cocktails.
Grilled fish, lobster and stews are all frequent dishes on the menus here, seasoned with favourite flavours such as lemon, garlic, curry and pepper. A mollusc dish called “the conch” is a must-try and is cooked in different ways, too.
Dare we mention how wonderful the cocktails in the Bahamas are? Our go-to sweet treat is the Bahama Mama: a rum, coconut rum, pineapple, orange, lime juice and grenadine wonder which pleases all!
The shallow Bahamas Banks, the Abacos and Exumas offer some of the world’s best waters for boating and sailing. The secluded beaches and peaceful islands make this area a dreamy area. There are also flourishing coral reefs through the shores making this an ideal location for our snorkeling lovers! Your bahamas power catamaran charter awaits!
If you like water parks and aquariums, then check out Aquaventure and Atlantis Bahamas.
The Bahamas typically have two seasons - a dry season and a wet season. This said, they also have a hurricane season which occurs during the wet season from July to September.
The dry season lasts from December to April and temperatures are generally very pleasant, ranging between 20ºC - 25ºC.
The Alizé (French for trade winds) are fairly gentle throughout the year and do not pick up until July to September, when the area is more susceptible to hurricanes.
The water temperature averages between 24ºC and 28ºC in general, perfect for all kinds of aquatic activities, or simply bathing in the beautiful clear blue oasis surrounding your boat rental in the Bahamas.
Catamaran vacations in the Bahamas are popular in several areas, though approximately half of them are based in Nassau.
The remaining locations for catamaran charter in the Bahamas are listed below:
These are excellent ports for mooring during Bahamas catamaran charters.
It’s surprisingly easy to get to Bahamas catamaran charters. Leonard M. Thompson International Airport (MHH) in Great Abaco and Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS) in New Providence (Nassau) are the largest airports in the Bahamas, with direct flights, as well as connections to Miami Airport, near the Florida Keys.
There are over 20 airports in the Bahamas, so finding a connection shouldn’t be too tricky!