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Blue Lagoon Sea Lion Encounter from Nassau
"Blue Lagoon Island officially known as Salt Cay provides one of the few programs worldwide where you can get up-close-and-personal with sea lions in an all-natural marine habitat. The ferry terminal on nearby Paradise Island serves as the launch point for outings to Blue Lagoon Island from Nassau. Get hire a taxi or ride a ferry from Woodes Rogers Wharf in downtown Nassau.At Paradise Island Ferry Terminal your boat awaits to take you on a scenic journey to Blue Lagoon Island. Your route includes navigation through Nassau harbor where your captain points out yachts and mansions of interest. The likes of Tiger Woods
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A Taste of South Beach Food Tour
"Your enthusiastic guide will take you through five different restaurants and cafes in South Beach (often referred to as SoBe) - Miami Beach’s most popular neighborhood. On our tour you’ll by-pass the tourist traps and go straight to the eateries that the locals frequent to discover the mouth-watering dishes that will fill you up for lunch! All tastings are included in the ticket price. Tastings include the following restaurants: fresh New American cuisine Bella Cuba a traditional Cuban restaurant for a tasty pastry and their famous Cuban coffee Traditional Peruvian fare at Chalan on the Beach a family owned and operatoed restaurant Savory treat and refreshing beverage from Charlotte Bakery a Family owned Latin American bakery Every tour ends at The Frieze Ice Cream Factory for a scoop of all natural super-premium Kosher ice cream & sorbet made fresh daily in the shop. The Taste of South Beach Food Tour is more than a food tour - it’s an architectural
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Hoverboard Rental in Miami
"This is a fun and exciting way to discover South Beach! Rent the ultimate transportation method - Hoverboards! The staff at the facility on Miami Beach will take the time to teach you everything you need to know about riding the hoverboards and t unique Miami experience that you won't regret. This is the perfect outdoor activity.After you have booked your rental just call up and book in a time that is convenient for you.Watch heads turn as you glide by with your family and friends on a fun few hours on Miami Beach!""""The best way to get around Miami is to rent a hoverboard! These cool new 'people movers' are the ultimate outdoor activity! They are so easy to ride that anyone can do it! This 2-hour rental will give you the taste you need to go back for more!"title=Highlights&1=Miami+hoverboard+rental&2=Enjoy+two+hours+of+rental+time+to+cruise+around+Miami+Beach&3=Ride+down+palm-lined+paths%2C+and+soak+up+the+Florida+sun&4=Easy+to+learn%21
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Pack Light Tips (9)

You really don't need too much!

Luggage and bags a carry on is more than enough for 5 days

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear for 5 days I packed the following: one dress, one pair of capri pants, 4 blouses, one summer skirt, 1 pair of flip flops, 1 hat to protect from the sun, 1 light sweater, 1 cotton blouse with long sleeves and 3 bathing suits. there is no need for fancy clothes, high heels and fancy jewelry. there is no night life on this island and no need to wear fancy clothes for dinner (or even makeup for that matter). everything is very laid back and easy on the island. take it as it is and enjoy this simple lifestyle.

Toiletries and Medical Supplies take your prescription medication with you! other than that, you can get everything from here. if you do not check in your luggage it is unlikely that you can take too much with you anyway.

Photo Equipment this is something you should make sure you do not forget home. it is hard to get memory cards for the digital camera here. there are not too many places that sell them or too many options available. bring all the photo equipment you think you may need from home.

Miscellaneous if you do not check in your luggage, the first purchase you should make once you reach your hotel is sunscreen. You really need it to protect yourself from the hot sun that can burn your skin really bad.

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monica71
Feb 04, 2012

Handkerchief

Miscellaneous Because it's always so freaking HOT in the Philippines, in addition to light, cool clothing, the kind you need in August, the one item that you should have severl of are handkerchiefs. You'll sweat like a goose on Christmas Eve, and a handkerchief will help keep your face, neck and eyes dry.

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Iluv2surf2
May 05, 2007

Plenty of sun block

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear You don't really need to take too many clothes, not many people dressed up in the evenings, most people wore only shorts and tops. Quite a lot of the clothes I took didn't get worn, a couple of times I felt over dressed.

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mary_birt
Dec 07, 2004

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Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Very,very light. Wear a bathing suit and shorts if you are going to take walks either through the towns,cities,etc; especially in the summertime.

Photo Equipment By all means,take a camera for the fondest memories of your trip

Qclub
Sep 12, 2002
 
 
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Packing List

Luggage and bags Less is more. In the Bahamas you rarely need a jacket and tie, unless you're staying someplace fancy. And if you, then you already know the rules.

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Bathing suit, straw hat, flip flops, sunglasses.

Toiletries and Medical Supplies Lots and Lots of sunscreen.

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steph4867
Sep 07, 2002

Packing List

Luggage and bags Travel light. Use a backpack or a lightweight duffel bag.

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear You won't need any dress clothes. Just bring shorts and shirts, swimsuits, a hat with a brim to block the sun and lots of sunscreen. We brought raingear and were glad we had it as we came through some heavy rain while we were sailing.

Toiletries and Medical Supplies You won't be able to buy much in the Out Islands, so bring along whatever meds and first aid items you think you might need. Also bring your own toiletries. Everything has to be shipped in to these islands, so if the items you want are there, they will be expensive.

Photo Equipment We took a lot of photos, but didn't bring our video camera as we were afraid that it would get wet while sailing.

Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear The sun is incredible here. Bring sunblock with a SPF of at least 30. Reapply it from time to time. You will still tan and possibly burn. We brought lightweight long sleeve shirts and slacks as we were on the water 24/7.

Miscellaneous Just travel as light as you can.

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pilgrim55
Aug 26, 2002

Packing List

Luggage and bags Dont bring the whole house pack light and pack in addvance,make a list,check things off and put out the night before you go so you get everything!Light shirts,shorts,m swimsuits,snorkel /dive equipment you can rent there but cant use in those out of the way places!!Fancy clothes foreget thease days somebody dies they show up in Jeans,So thease are not or Fathers Days,Come to relax,come to enjoy so dont overpack!!This can happen if you pack at the last second,
We bring a wind breaker,good walking shoes!!1 pair long pants /cold or rain,shorts,t's,underwear,swim stuff,and bathroomstuff,also any pills you need in the Jar they came in!!!

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Wind breaker-good walking shoes sneakers,Aqua socks thease are great can save you from a foot cut that can screw up a vacation be it pool side or walking in the ocean!

Toiletries and Medical Supplies The basics cost money to buy at the hotels or drug stores 2-3 times as much so bring your soap,conditioner,toothpaste ect,,,.or buy at the local grocery store winn dixie a lot less money!

Photo Equipment Basic camera and 400 speed film too much money if you buy it here on the island!

Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear Bring some nice beach towels! hotels are tight to give thease out!Good suntan lottion!waterproof!!And for the kids get the best you can find dont play games with them they can burn real quick and that ends a great time!!

Miscellaneous Bring,cash travler checks work at all places!somtimes a small charge,atm cards are big but if somthing goes wrong with your card you are screwed!! saw it happen!! so dont take it along to count on it!!

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moneysavr
Aug 26, 2002

Packing List

Luggage and bags Something small enough to carry by yourself.

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Sandals, flipflops and trainers.

Toiletries and Medical Supplies Sunblock, insect repellant, suntan lotion, moisturiser, hair conditioner.

Photo Equipment They have got most of the well known brands.

Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear Bikinis and sarongs. Some strappy dresses for the evening.

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gabriellefox
Aug 25, 2002

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As little as possible!

Luggage and bags One bag with bathing suits and night life wear is all you need! Oh and maybe a life jacket just incase the cruise ship goes down!!!! :) kidding - they provide it!

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Sandles and heals!

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Chrissy1967
Feb 17, 2005

Things to Do Near The Bahamas

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Atlantis Aquarium

In addition to the big central tank there are special environmental areas on of whichs hold nine species of enormous groupers. Smaller separate tanks are what they call“Jewel Habitats”. There is...
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Atlantis Hotel

Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas - Buyer Beware I had booked through the Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas (AtlantisBahamas.com website) for 7 days for my daughter, her husband, and their daughter at...
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Beaches

Beaches on the south side of the island are the prettiest, Coral beach which is accessible by Coral road is amazing, that's where Sheraton and Westin are located, Taino beach is kind of like a public...
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Parasailing

I haven't done most of the activities that the ship offers at Half Moon. The activity that I HAVE done is parasailing. Bob didn't want to go with me, so he went back to the ship and took pictures from...
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Lucaya National Park

We wanted to get away from the crowds and experience a more natural part of the islands. We found the cheapest way to do what we wanted was to rent a car and drive out. The drive is an hour from the...
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Iguanas

The only inhabitants on Allen's Cay are the iguanas. The only way to access the islands is by dinghy. Unfortunately, we didn't get in to the island because there was too much wind. The Allen's Cay...
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