BAHAMAS & EXUMAS

Leave the world behind

With over 365 islands and cays to choose from, the Exumas alone offers a different paradise for every day of the year. And with so many beaches and bays to choose from, it’s easy to find your own perfect secluded corner of the Bahamas.

Snorkel the famous downed plane at Norman’s Cay. Swim with the fish at Thunderball grotto. Tender to Big Major Island, where wild pigs swim to greet you.

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Atlantis Paradise Island

Atlantis Paradise Island

day 1

Atlantis Paradise Island

Atlantis Paradise Island

High-energy fun

Arrive at Atlantis Paradise Island, where the kids can ride waterslides and the adults can spend a few hours in the casino, before stepping aboard your charter yacht in the adjacent marina. Head for a quiet nearby cove and enjoy a relaxing gourmet dinner aboard in total tranquillity. Enjoy post-dinner cocktails served in your yacht’s hot tub.

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Atlantis Paradise Island

Highbourne Cay

37nm

day 2

Atlantis Paradise - Highbourne Cay

Atlantis Paradise - Highbourne Cay

Sportsfishing or sunbathing

Highbourne Cay, your first anchorage, is a place of relaxation. Take the yacht’s tender out for a day of deep-sea fishing, or deep-drop fishing for big game in the depths of Exuma Sound. Alternatively, stay onboard, swim or nap in the sunshine and enjoy the view of tiny islands and shimmering waters.

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Shroud Cay

Allens Cay

13nm

day 3

Highbourne Cay - Allen Cay

Highbourne Cay - Allen Cay

Meet the locals

Indigenous rock iguanas make the beach at Allen’s Cay an unmissable stop for nature lovers. Your charter yacht’s crew can prepare fruit on the end of sticks for you to feed the curious creatures. This is also a calm spot ideal for a day on the yacht’s jetskis, waterskis and other toys. Head ashore to Xuma restaurant for fresh conch served under a gorgeous sunsets.

A charter in the Bahamas is the perfect mix of total relaxation, relaxed Caribbean hospitality and discovering wildlife from sea pigs and iguanas to tropical fish and sharks.

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Allen Cay

Exumas Cays Land & Sea Park

39km / 24.2 miles

day 4

Allen Cay - Exumas Cays Land & Sea Park

Allen Cay - Exumas Cays Land & Sea Park

WHALE trail

Enjoy a day at Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park, including the skeleton of a 53-foot (16-metre) whale. More than seven miles of trails lead around this nature-abundant park. Follow in tradition and write your charter yacht’s name on a piece of driftwood and leave it atop Boo Boo Hill, as an offering to the gods.

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Exumas Cays Island & Sea Park

Compass Cay

33.3km / 20.7 miles

day 5

Exumas Cays Land & Sea Park - Compass City

Exumas Cays Land & Sea Park - Compass City

Explore underwater

Start the day with a snorkel excursion to a secret spot known locally as the Fishbowl, with schools of colourful reef fish. More adventurous charter guests can swim with sharks at Compass Cay Marina or explore Rocky Dundas, where you can snorkel through stalactite and stalagmite formations. There is also the option to relax on the island’s beaches, including a walk through the tidal pools at the bubbling lagoon known as Rachel’s Bubble Bath.

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Exuma Cays Land & Sea Park

Staniel Cay

20nm

day 6

Compass Cay - Big Major, Staniel Cay

Compass Cay - Big Major, Staniel Cay

Sea pigs and watery caves

At Big Major, jump in the tender from the swim platform and head to the famous Pig Beach, where you will be greeted by wild pigs that swim out to meet guests in hope of a handful of carrots. Cruise on to Staniel Cay for brilliant cave snorkelling at Thunderball Grotto, made famous by a scene in the eponymous James Bond movie starring Sean Connery.

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Allens Cay

Atlantis Paradise Island

33nm

day 7

Staniel Cay - Atlantis Paradise Island

Staniel Cay - Atlantis Paradise Island

Disembark

Return to the Marina at Atlantis Paradise Island, where you can shop for souvenirs, take the kids for a few more rides down the waterslides or place one last wager at the gaming tables. Otherwise, relax onboard your charter yacht with a Caribbean-themed buffet breakfast before heading to the airport for your flight home.

Quite possibly the most beautiful waters in the world, with great drifts of clear turquoise waters, powdery pink-tinged sand and hundreds of coral islands.
Sarah Piggin Charter Broker

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