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How to travel from Charlotte to Nassau on the cheap

How to travel from Charlotte to Nassau on the cheap
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By Hoodline - Published on May 16, 2019.

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.

Fortunately, there are plenty of relatively inexpensive flights between Charlotte and Nassau, at least according to travel site Skyscanner.

Here’s a list of flights, hotels, restaurants and local attractions in Nassau to get you excited about your next excursion.

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Cheapest Nassau flights

The cheapest flights between Charlotte and Nassau are if you leave on July 19 and return from the Bahamas on July 21. American Airlines currently has roundtrip tickets for $388.

There are also deals to be had in June. If you fly out of Charlotte on June 17 and return from Nassau on June 20, Frontier Airlines can get you there and back for $420 roundtrip.

Top Nassau hotels

To plan your accommodations, 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)

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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 Cable Beach Golf Club.

The Reef Atlantis (1 Casino Drive)

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There's also the 4.5-star rated The Reef Atlantis, which has rooms for $179/night.  

"The food was excellent, the grounds amazing and the experience as a whole was really fun. The waterslide through the shark tank was a highlight," wrote visitor Ryan. 

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)

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One of Nassau's most popular restaurants is Twin Brothers, which has an average of 4.7 stars out of 34 reviews on Skyscanner.

"This is a great place to go eat real Bahamian food including conch fish," wrote visitor Daniel.  

The Poopdeck at Sandyport (Sandyport Marina Village)

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Also worth considering is The Poopdeck at Sandyport, with 4.6 stars from 18 reviews.

Expect local seafood with a gourmet twist accompanied by ocean views.

Cafe Matisse (Bank Lane)

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Finally, there's the Cafe Matisse. It has 4.7 stars from six reviews. 

"Cafe Matisse has one of the most sparkling reputations in the Bahamas and for good reason," wrote Ramona. 

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 Gallery of the Bahamas (Villa Doyle)

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The top-rated visitor attraction in Nassau, according to Skyscanner, is the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas.

"This is my go-to place every time I visit Nassau," wrote visitor Donna. "The building is beautiful and the exhibits are true Bahamian art." 

Love Beach (New Providence Island)

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Love Beach is another popular destination, with 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 John. 

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