Image of the beachside in Bimini, Bahamas
Grand Bahama Island
Known for its outstanding resorts, gorgeous beaches, and glitzy casinos, the island of Grand Bahama is only a quick trip of 96 miles off the coast of Florida. Grand Bahama Island, also known as Freeport, is a great mixture of all these tourist activities, as well as fishing villages, beautiful marine life, and alluring reefs to dive down to. One of the Caribbean’s best destinations for your vacation, Grand Bahama offers a wide range of resorts, from all-inclusive, to new and old, and themed. With a great mix of adventure, activities, and beautiful places to stay, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island is the perfect choice for your vacation destination.
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The water surrounding Bimini are considered to be some of the areas top big-game fishing spots.Bimini is close enough to Fort Lauderdale and Miami, Florida, fisherman from south Florida end up in Bimini to spend the weekend relaxing and fishing. The fact that it is so close many Florida residents go to Bimini by boat to fish or to enjoy the local nightlife.
Scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, shipwreck tours, paddle boarding and parasailing are also popular activities, as there are many shipwrecks in the area, such as the wreck of the SS Sapona, which wrecked in 1926 during a hurricane. The top of the ship is exposed to the air while the bottom half is under the water.