According to Conde Nast, the Bahamas were one of 2018's must-visit destinations. If you're considering a tropical vacation, why not Nassau, the Bahamian capital. It lies on the island of New Providence, with neighboring Paradise Island, which is accessible via Nassau Harbor bridges.
A popular cruise ship stop, the city has a hilly landscape and is known for beaches as well as its offshore coral reefs, popular for diving and snorkeling. It retains many of its typical pastel-colored British colonial buildings, like the pink-hued Government House.
Thankfully, there are plenty of relatively inexpensive flights between Greenville and Nassau. We pulled from travel site Skyscanner to provide you with a short list of flights and hotels handpicked with the trendy adventurer in mind.
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Cheapest Nassau flights
Currently, the cheapest flights between Greenville and Nassau are if you leave on Jan. 30 and return from the Bahamas on Feb. 4. American Airlines currently has roundtrip, nonstop tickets for $358.
There are also deals to be had in March. If you fly out of Greenville on March 1 and return from Nassau on March 4, Allegiant Air can get you there and back for $406 roundtrip.
Top Nassau hotels
Regarding where to stay, here are two of Nassau’s top-rated hotels, according to Skyscanner, that we selected based on price, proximity to things to do and customer satisfaction.
The Melia Nassau Beach Resort (West Bay Street)
If you're looking to treat yourself, consider The Melia Nassau Beach Resort. The hotel has a four-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $189.
Located in Nassau, this beachfront resort is near Cable Beach and the attached Cable Beach Golf Club.
The Reef Atlantis (1 Casino Drive)
There's also the 4.4-star rated The Reef Atlantis. Rooms are currently set at $179/night.
Local restaurant picks
Don't miss Nassau's food scene, with plenty of popular spots to get your fill of local cuisine. Here are a couple of the top-rated eateries from Skyscanner's listings.
Twin Brothers (Nassau)
One of Nassau's most popular restaurants is Twin Brothers, which has an average of 4.7 stars out of 34 reviews on Skyscanner.
"Great place to go eat real Bahamian food," wrote reviewer Daniel. "Don't settle for a burger. Definitely try the conch fish. It's a Bahamian favorite."
The Mesa Grill (1 Casino Drive West)
Another popular dining destination is The Mesa Grill, with five stars from five reviews.
Bobby Flay's Bahamas outpost of the Mesa Grill chain, also present in Las Vegas, is situated in the Atlantis Resort. It features a blend of Southwestern and Caribbean cuisines and desserts like cinnamon-dusted churros.
Top Nassau attractions
Not sure what to do in Nassau, besides eat and drink? Here are a couple of recommendations, provided by Skyscanner.
National Art Museum
The top-rated visitor attraction in Nassau, according to Skyscanner, is National Art Museum.
"This is my go-to place every time I visit Nassau," wrote visitor Donna. "The building is beautiful and exhibits are true Bahamian art. Last time I was there they were putting in a small walking park next door."
Then, there's Love Beach. A popular snorkeling destination, Love Beach sits on forty protected acres of coral.
"The name says it all," wrote visitor John. "This beach is romantic and evocative."