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Abaco - The Jewel Of The Bahamas

Hidden Treasure


abaco-bahamas.jpegThe archipelago of the Bahamas is made up of 700 islands, rocks, and cay spreading over 100 square miles of pristine, turquoise, crystal clear waters. This lays the foundation for some of the most breath taking sandy white beaches and coastlines, that compliment this sought after vacation destination. The capitol island for the Bahamas is the city of Nassau, a thriving island metropolis that marries the city with the island to create a unique blend of fast and slow, city lights, and island breeze, which creates the ideal cultural environment for the visitor.Abaco-BANNER.jpg

There are about fourteen other main islands that are populated by natives and second home owners, and the island of Abaco stands out as the Jewel of these archipelago of islands. Situated 90 miles from Nassau and 283 miles from Florida, this 100 mile long island is the home of the famous Abaco parrot, the iconic Hope Town Lighthouse, and one of the top ten beaches in the world! Abaco is littered with many inhabited historic cays such as Green Turtle Cay, Elbow Cay, Guana Cay, and Man O War Cay. It is called the boating capitol of the Bahamas because it has the largest traffic of boats and boating events in the Bahamas, whether it is sailing or cruising the cays in a yacht, the Abacos it is indeed a boaters paradise.51ba40d0-f472-11e8-b639-7bc43decce18.jpg

From the cuisine, to the beaches, to the cays, to the rich history and culture of Abaco, it is a must see, must experience destination, it is the hidden treasure of the Bahamas and it awaits you!

Its Better In The Abacos

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