Paradise Island

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Atlantis Aquarium featuring marine life and a pool

Best known as the site of the Atlantis resort, this flashy island is a haven for visitors seeking good times and beautiful beaches.

Paradise Island is dominated by the large Atlantis resort, which includes an extravagant shopping mall, a casino and more than 40 dining venues. Many of the Atlantis’ facilities are open to non-guests, helping to make the resort a tourist attraction in its own right. If you’re looking for something more low-key, seek out the quieter beaches and gardens on this striking island.

It would be almost impossible to visit Paradise Island without checking out the Atlantis. Try your luck at the resort’s casino, with 75 gaming tables and 750 slot machines. It is open to non-guests. Dine at one of the resort’s extensive restaurants, join the guided “Discover Atlantis” tour to see some of its other impressive facilities or take one of the daily gaming lessons.

Head to the northern side of the island to visit Cabbage Beach, a 2-mile (3-kilometer) stretch of white sand bordered by sand dunes and casuarinas trees. Rent a Jet Ski to take out on the water or see the island from above on a parasailing excursion. To escape the crowds around the resort areas of the beach, walk west, where you can typically find more secluded stretches of sand.

See ships hauling in fresh fish and conch straight from the sea at Potter’s Cay, on the road beneath the Paradise Island bridges. Enjoy conch salad, pick up other fresh ingredients such as Bahamian peppers and herbs or buy empty conch shells as souvenirs.

Go for a stroll in Versailles Gardens, a lovely terraced lawn dotted with fountains and statues of famous figures. Although the garden is part of the One & Only Ocean Club, non-guests are welcome to visit after checking in at the security gate. At the top of the garden, find the beautiful Augustinian Cloister, the remains of a 12th-century stone monastery originally built in France, before being imported and rebuilt here.

Paradise Island is located just off Nassau’s north shore. Most visitors arrive in Nassau and then commute across to the island. Many hotels on the island offer airport transfers. Otherwise rent a car or take a taxi to get here.

Warwick Paradise Island- All Inclusive- Adults Only
Warwick Paradise Island- All Inclusive- Adults Only
4 out of 5
Harbour Drive, Paradise Island, New Providence
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $384 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
Situated on the waterfront, this all-inclusive property is within a 15-minute walk of Versailles Gardens and Cabbage Beach. Paradise Lagoon Beach North and Paradise ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,102 reviews)
"staff was really friendly and helpful"

Reviewed on Oct. 20, 2021

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The Royal at Atlantis
The Royal at Atlantis
4 out of 5
Paradise Beach Drive, Paradise Island, New Providence
Located in Paradise Island, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course and within a 10-minute walk of Paradise Lagoon Beach South, Paradise Lagoon Beach ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,641 reviews)
"Amazing design and offers a ton of things to do on the property. Stayed for 4 days and never left the resort."

Reviewed on Oct. 18, 2021

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Riu Palace Paradise Island All Inclusive - Adults Only
Riu Palace Paradise Island All Inclusive - Adults Only
4 out of 5
6307 Casino Drive, Paradise Island, New Providence
The price is CA $396 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
Located in Paradise Island, this beachfront property is next to a golf course and within a 10-minute walk of Cabbage Beach and Paradise Lagoon Beach North. Paradise ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,160 reviews)
"The food was amazing!!!"

Reviewed on Oct. 22, 2021

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Bay View Suites Paradise Island
Bay View Suites Paradise Island
3 out of 5
Bay View Drive, Harbour Ridge Road, Paradise Island, New Providence
The price is CA $136 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 25
Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Versailles Gardens and Cabbage Beach. Paradise Lagoon Beach North and Paradise Island ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (494 reviews)
"For the most part, the customer service was great! Most of the staff are very pleasant and friendly. The Office Manager was exceptional!!"

Reviewed on Oct. 15, 2021

Bay View Suites Paradise Island
Paradise Island Three Bedroom Townhouse
Paradise Island Three Bedroom Townhouse
Paradise Island, New Providence
Situated in Paradise Island, this vacation home is within a 10-minute walk of Versailles Gardens and Cabbage Beach. Paradise Island Golf Club and Ocean Club ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
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"Greetings, Our stay at the Perry condo on Bayview Lane was very cozy and tranquil. Very quiet neighborhood just steps away from a walk to the beach and Viola restaurant & bar. The check in process was no hassle. Stairway carpet can be a bit slippery, be careful. But overall we would stay there again. ..."

Reviewed on Sep. 24, 2019

Paradise Island Three Bedroom Townhouse
Sunrise Beach Club and Villas
Sunrise Beach Club and Villas
3.5 out of 5
Casino Drive, Paradise Island, New Providence
Nestled on the beach, this Paradise Island villa is within a 10-minute walk of Cabbage Beach and Versailles Gardens. Paradise Lagoon Beach North and Paradise ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (124 reviews)
"I liked that my villa was directly in front of the pool, that the villa had a fenced courtyard. Access to the beach and the secondary pool was easy. The on site dinning option was fantastic. Everyone was friendly!"

Reviewed on Jul. 9, 2021

Sunrise Beach Club and Villas
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