According to Conde Nast, the Bahamas was among 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.
It’s more doable than you think. According to travel site Skyscanner, there are plenty of flights from San Antonio to Nassau in the next few months, and the prices aren't too shabby.
So if you're looking for a change of scenery, here are some deals to put on your to-do list.
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Flight deals to Nassau
Currently, the cheapest flights between San Antonio and Nassau are if you leave on April 6 and return from the Bahamas on April 10. American Airlines currently has roundtrip, nonstop tickets for $388.
There are also deals to be had in May. If you fly out of San Antonio on May 4 and return from Nassau on May 8, American Airlines can get you there and back for $389 roundtrip.
Top Nassau hotels
To plan your stay, here are some of Nassau’s top-rated hotels, that we selected from Skyscanner's listings based on price and customer satisfaction.
The Melia Nassau Beach Resort (West Bay Street)
For an all-around top recommendation, consider The Melia Nassau Beach Resort. The hotel has a four-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $189.
This beachfront resort is near Cable Beach and the Cable Beach Golf Club.
The Reef Atlantis (1 Casino Drive)
There's also the 4.4-star rated The Reef Atlantis, which has rooms for $179/night.
Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island (West Bay Street)
A third option is Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island. With a 4.8-star rating on Skyscanner, the hotel is one of the most luxurious in the city.
Featured Nassau food and drink
Nassau has plenty of top-notch dining options. Here are a few of the most popular, according to Skyscanner.
Twin Brothers (Nassau)
If you're looking for a local favorite, head to Twin Brothers, which has an average of 4.7 stars out of 34 reviews on Skyscanner.
"This is a great place to go and eat real Bahamian food. Definitely try the conch fish. It's a Bahamian favorite," wrote visitor Daniel.
The Poopdeck at Sandyport (Sandyport Marina Village)
Also worth considering is The Poopdeck at Sandyport, which has 4.6 stars from 18 reviews.
Expect local seafood with a gourmet twist accompanied by ocean views.
Cafe Matisse (Bank Lane)
Finally, there's Cafe Matisse. It has a 4.7-star rating out of six reviews.
Featured local attractions
To round out your trip, Nassau offers plenty of popular attractions worth visiting. Here are a couple of top recommendations, based on Skyscanner's descriptions and reviews.
National Art Gallery of the Bahamas (Villa Doyle)
The top-rated visitor attraction in Nassau, according to Skyscanner, is the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas. It has five stars out of 10 reviews.
"This building is beautiful and the exhibits are true Bahamian art," wrote visitor Donna.
Love Beach (Northwest point of New Providence)
Love Beach is another popular destination. It also has five stars from six reviews.
A popular snorkeling destination, Love Beach sits on 40 protected acres of coral.
"The name says it all. This beach is romantic and evocative," wrote visitor John.
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