The Bahamas

Relax & Unwind in The Bahamas

The Bahamas

Discover the Caribbean Islands – and all it has to offer

 
Consistently ranked among the top island destinations in the world, The Bahamas attracts vacationers from all over the globe. Located in the North Atlantic Ocean 180 miles due east of Miami, Florida, The Bahamas is a collection of 700 coral islands, with inhabitants on about 30 of those islands. The collection of islands spans an area in the Atlantic of 13,878 square kilometers (5358 square miles).

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The Bahamas is a beach lover’s dream getaway, a magical, tropical island with breathtaking white sandy beaches, surrounded by pristine waters. The tepid weather creates the ideal climate for fishing, scuba diving, or lounging poolside.
 

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The adventure seekers will also find plenty to satisfy their desires. The Bahamas features the world’s largest underwater cave systems (Lucayan Cavern on Grand Bahama), and the third-largest barrier reef (Andros Barrier Reef). Historical archives have identified 176 shipwrecks around the islands, while only 19 have been identified in the water, leaving this area ripe for the treasure hunter.
 

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View live webcams in The Bahamas and check the current weather, beach activity and enjoy outstanding scenic views and spectacular sunsets. It’s not the same as being here but it’s a great way to daydream from far away!
 

What Is The Bahamas Best Known for?

10 Unique Facts About The Bahamas & Why It Should Be On Your Destination Bucket List!
 

  • Obviously the food – Bahamian cuisine features dishes like fried snapper or grouper served with grits, peas and rice.
  • Swimming with the Exuma pigs.
  • Pristine beaches & soft white sand.
  • Swimming with the Dolphins & Sharks.
  • The Bahamas is well-known for popular blockbuster movie – Pirates of the Caribbean.
  • The laid back lifestyle.
  • The Junkanoo Festival.
  • The MV Bianca shipwreck, also known as the “Titanic of the Caribbean.”
  • Nassau is the capital city of the Bahamas with a population about 300,000.
  • Off the coast, the clear waters offers world-class fishing for snapper, grouper, yellowtail, wahoo, barracuda, and kingfish.
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    The Bahamas Average Temperatures

    Use this weather chart as a guide to view the average air and ocean temperatures in The Bahamas.

    The average air temperature in the summer varies between 85-90 degrees. The spring and fall varies between 80-85 degrees. The average air temperature in the winter varies between 70-75 degrees.

    Even during the warmest days, you can expect a slight to moderate ocean breeze to temper the heat. The temperature variations in the Caribbean are surprisingly minimal.

    Hurricane season starts in June, ends in November, and peaks in September. Keep up with the latest weather forecasts and warnings from local authorities.

    Average Monthly Temperatures

    Average High Average Low Average Ocean Temp
    January786575
    February756375
    March786576
    April816777
    May847278
    June877582
    July897684
    August897786
    September847385
    October847282
    November806880
    December796777

    Average high, low and ocean temperatures in The Bahamas. Sources: Accuweather, Weather.com, NOAA Climate.gov.