Fodor's Bahamas 2009

Fodor's Bahamas 2009

by Fodor's Travel Publications

Paperback

$17.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781400019533
Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 10/07/2008
Series: Fodor's Gold Guides Series
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Planning Your Trip
About This Book ............ 6
What’s Where ............ 7
Quintessential Bahamas ............ 12
If You Like ............ 14
Great Itineraries ............ 16
Island Finder ............ 18
Save vs. Splurge ............ 19
When to Go ............ 20
On the Calendar ............ 21

The Bahamas

Chapter 1: New Providence Island ............ 27
Around the Island ............ 32
Beaches ............ 48
Where to Eat ............ 48
Where to Stay ............ 57
Nightlife & the Arts ............ 69
Sports & the Outdoors ............ 72
Shopping ............ 76
New Providence Island Essentials ............ 79

Chapter 2: Grand Bahama Island ............ 85
Around the Island ............ 91
Beaches ............ 97
Where to Eat ............ 97
Where to Stay ............ 104
Nightlife & the Arts ............ 112
Sports & the Outdoors ............ 113
Shopping ............ 119
Grand Bahama Island Essentials ............ 122

Chapter 3: The Abacos ............ 127
The Abacos Essentials ............ 166

Chapter 4: Eleuthera & the Exumas ............ 171
Eleuthera Island ............ 176
Eleuthera Essentials ............ 196
The Exumas ............ 200
The Exumas Essentials ............ 211

Chapter 5: The Other Out Islands ............ 213
Andros ............ 218
Andros Essentials ............ 230
The Berry Islands ............ 232
The Berry Islands Essentials ............ 235
The Biminis ............ 236
The Biminis Essentials ............ 244
Cat Island ............ 245
Cat Island Essentials ............ 253
Crooked & Acklins Islands ............ 254
Crooked & Acklins Islands Essentials ............ 256
Inagua ............ 257
Inagua Essentials ............ 261
Long Island ............ 262
Long Island Essentials ............ 269
San Salvador ............ 270
San Salvador Essentials ............ 274
Out Islands Essentials ............ 275

Chapter 6: Turks & Caicos Islands ............ 277
Welcome to Turks & Caicos Islands ............ 278
Turks & Caicos Islands Planner ............ 280
The Caicos ............ 283
The Turks ............ 306
Turks & Caicos Islands Essentials ............ 316

Understanding the Bahamas ............ 321
Bahamas at a Glance ............ 322
In the Wake of Columbus: A Short History of the Bahamas ............ 324
Cashing In: A Casino Gambling Primer ............ 328

Bahamas essentials ............ 334
Getting Started ............ 335
Booking Your Trip ............ 339
Transportation ............ 346
On The Ground ............ 350

Index ............ 360

About Our Writers ............ 368

Maps
The Bahamas ............ 10—11
Nassau and Paradise Island ............ 34
Atlantis ............ 41
New Providence Island ............ 43
Where to Eat in Nassau and Paradise Island ............ 50
Where to Stay in Nassau and Paradise Island ............ 60
Where to Eat & Stay in Cable Beach ............ 67
Freeport-Lucaya ............ 93
Grand Bahama Island ............ 96
Where to Eat in Freeport-Lucaya ............ 101
Where to Stay in Freeport-Lucaya ............ 107
The Abacos ............ 136
Where to Eat and Stay in Marsh Harbour ............ 138
Where to Eat and Stay on Harbour Island ............ 180
Eleuthera ............ 189
The Exumas ............ 201
Andros ............ 221
The Biminis ............ 237
Cat Island ............ 247
Long Island ............ 263
San Salvador ............ 272
Providenciales ............ 286—287
Grand Turk ............ 309

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