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.
Using travel site Skyscanner, we’ve sifted through the cheapest flights between Harrisburg and Nassau in the next few months, including some standout hotel options and favorite local attractions.
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Cheapest Nassau flights
Currently, the cheapest flights between Harrisburg and Nassau are if you leave on April 19 and return from the Bahamas on April 22. Delta currently has tickets for $581.
There are also deals to be had in June. If you fly out of Harrisburg on June 29 and return from Nassau on July 6, Delta can get you there and back for $625 roundtrip.
Top Nassau hotels
To plan your accommodations, here are some 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.
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. Rooms are currently set at $179/night.
Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island (West Bay Street)
A third option is the all-inclusive Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island. With a 4.8-star rating on Skyscanner, this hotel is one of the most luxurious in the city.
Featured Nassau restaurants
If you're looking to snag a bite at one of Nassau's many quality eateries, here are a few popular culinary destinations from Skyscanner's listings that will help keep you satiated.
Twin Brothers (Nassau)
If you're looking for a local favorite, head to Twin Brothers, which has an average of 4.6 stars out of 34 reviews on Skyscanner.
"This is a great place to get real Bahamian food. Try the conch fish," wrote visitor Daniel.
Cafe Matisse (Bank Lane)
Another popular dining destination is Cafe Matisse, with 4.7 stars from six reviews.
Expect filet mignon, seafood dishes and homemade pastas served in an old colonial home lined with Matisse prints.
The Poopdeck at Sandyport (Sandyport Marina Village)
Also worth considering is The Poopdeck at Sandyport, with 4.6 stars from 18 reviews.
This spot offers local seafood with a gourmet twist accompanied by ocean views.
Top Nassau attractions
To round out your trip, Nassau offers plenty of popular attractions worth visiting. Here are two 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 checks in with five stars from 10 reviews.
"This is my go-to place every time I visit Nassau. Building is beautiful and exhibits are true Bahamian art," wrote visitor Donna.
Love Beach (New Providence Island)
Love Beach is another popular destination, with five stars from six reviews on Skyscanner.
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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