Grand Bahama Island
old favorite still trying
Like Cancun, Grand Bahama's twin cities, Freeport/Lucaya, were constructed from the ground up to cater to visitors. Previously, Grand Bahama was mostly pine forest and one of the least developed islands of the Caribbean.
order to make an impact and be noticed quickly, the island
pulled out all the stops to become instantly famos with the opening
of Freeport's International Bazaar in 1967.
Certified divers have the unusual chance to play with trained dolphins in the open ocean. Many islands offer dolphin encounters in an enclosed area, but only on Grand Bahama can you swim with them freely. There's also a dolphin encounter program, too.
Grand Bahama offers more golfing opportunities than perhaps any other island. It has four championship caliber courses planned by such leading architects as Robert Trent Jones Jr. and Dick Wilson.
In the past, Grand Bahama has lacked
convenient air service or hotel facilities to fulfill its grand possibilities.
Now with its new airport terminal and regular ferry passenger service from
Florida, everything could be coming together. The island's long wait could
Garden of the Groves