Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas, is home to many white sandy beaches, including Montagu Beach and Saunders Beach where you can soak up the sun or swim in the clear waters. You can also travel to Paradise Island where guests can explore the aquarium or spend the evening at one of the restaurants or casinos. Visitors can also learn about the history of the Bahamas by visiting the Pompey Museum of Slavery & Emancipation and the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. You can also attend the Junkanoo street parade on Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Travelers visiting Nassau land at Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS), the largest airport in the Bahamas. You can rent a car to get around the area, but many visitors choose the Jitney Bus when moving between downtown Nassau and Gambier Village. Gambier Village, one of the oldest villages in New Providence, was established by liberated Africans after slavery was abolished in 1807.
During the summer, you can expect temperatures in the high 70s and low 80s with chances of rainstorms. The winter months have average temperatures in the low 70s with less humidity and less rainfall. You can enjoy the cuisine of the Bahamas at one of the many waterfront restaurants.