Boaters float along its turquoise waters, lovebirds rekindle their romance here, and snorkelers prefer to sightsee within the depths of the ocean. This extraordinary destination is Great Exuma, Bahamas, the biggest of the 365 cays making up the islands of Exuma. The stunning location will make you believe in love in first sight as its pleasant weather and lackadaisical attitude mesmerizingly draws you in with their everlasting presence. The island’s sugary beaches are ideal for basking in the Caribbean sun, while the capital of the Exumas, George Town beats to the tune of its own drum with enticing shops, clubs, and history harmoniously providing a glimpse into the island’s culture. Great Exuma is a truly a paradise for the weary, a heaven on earth for travelers seeking beauty and the beach.
Great Exuma sits in the beautiful island of the Bahamas with the Tropic of Cancer flowing through the fascinating capital of George Town. With many miles of sandy shores, the island is filled with world-class adventures beyond and out of its waters. From sailing the Caribbean blue and bonefishing to golfing on the lush Emerald Bay Golf Course, Great Exuma is a playground full of thrills. George Town lures shoppers onto its quaint trails with local treasures like eccentric hats, postcards, in addition to many other Bahamian handicrafts. Partygoers are also enticed by the island as boisterous sounds of island rhythms and live entertainment ricochet from local hotspots like Club Peace as well as Eddie’s Edgewater.
There is no treat like tasting Great Exuma’s excellent dishes. Whether lazing around at a beach bonfire or taking in the scenery from a restaurant, the island’s chefs are prepared to delight your soul with mouthwatering cuisines. Sam’s Place will wake your senses up with their hearty breakfast infused by Bahamian and American specialties. Chat N Chill will enlighten you taste buds with Bahamian favorites such as conch salad and roasted pork. Plenty Restaurant is also a preferred choice because of its seafood and steak temptations.
Great Exuma is characterized by a tropical climate. From June to October (summer) the temperature faces highs in the low-90s and low in the mid-70s. During December to March (winter) the weather fluctuates between a high in the low-80s to a low in the mid-60s.
Getting around Great Exuma is relatively easy. The island can be reached via plane or boat. Scooters, bicycles, cars, as well as golf carts are available for rent. Water tours are accessible for tourists wanting to venture to the Exumas’ other cays. Taxis can be hailed from the airport and ferries and they can also be requested by phone from your resort. However, Great Exuma is best explored on foot.