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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Neighbourhood
“The straw market in downtown Nassau is a great place to get a feel of the local culture & grab some great souvenirs. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Place to shop
“A local market that is a must visit while in the area! No doubt the best place to find a souvenier of your trip to the Bahamas. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Lodging
“When you go over the bridge $2 toll to Paradise island you park at scotia bank and walk the harbor of Atlantis which is called the villages. Great places to eat and shop. Free to roam. If wanting to do the aquarium and water park at Atlantis it is $135 per person for the day. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Lodging
“Atlantis! The spectacular Atlantis Bahamas resort on Paradise Island wasn't designed to be visited. Atlantis was designed to be experienced! With the world's largest marine habitat, the largest casino in the Bahamas (and the Caribbean,) a 15 million dollar marina, lagoons, waterfalls and the underwater ruins of Atlantis itself... vacationing at the Atlantis Bahamas Resort, Paradise Island, has achieved a distinctive combination of comfort and adventure unlike any other vacation destination.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bar
“Restaurant by day, karaoke by night. Either way it's close by and loads of fun depending on who you're with.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
“Classic Nightclub for those who want to dance the night away - you may spot a celebrity or two”
  • 13 locals recommend
Museum
“This small museum is interesting and very inexpensive - there is not a lot there so plan on less than 30 minutes”
  • 10 locals recommend
Place to eat
“All day beach, snorkeling, excursion to the Exuma Cays. Food and Beverage included with the price.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
$$$
“Good Italian food and seafood in a mansion-turned-restaurant on Nassau Harbour”
  • 11 locals recommend
Lodging
“One of the more beautiful beaches on Nassau/Paradise Island. It is ideal for beach walking, swimming or sunbathing. Enjoy water-skiing, snorkeling and parasailing.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Route
“Bay Street, the main street of the city of Nassau, is the premier shopping area for millions of tourists who visit New Providence every year. With very colonial feel, this is the island's oldest thoroughfare and was constructed on reclaimed coastal land. The buildings lining both sides of Bay Street reflect the architecture of the country's history as a British port. Friendly police officers wearing attractive white uniforms provide great photo opportunities. Some of the stores found include such posh places as Gucci, Cole's, and Fendi There are also some excellent local shops featuring leather goods, brass, antiques, linens, beauty products, soaps, and perfumes ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“An open-air marketplace with three main plazas that are designed to resemble a "quaint" Bahamian settlement. Spectacular collection of retail stores and restaurants.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“I like this place it is on the Harbour Front and the prices are reasonable the food is always good. Walk along the Harbour and see some of the most beautiful ships Also you can schedule some of the excursions from the hotel next door Things to try here would be the Conch Salad I also like the Tropical Conch Salad without the strawberries ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Museum
“This is an immersive museum about the pirates of Nassau - about $15 per adult this is a very enjoyable experience. You explore a recreated Nassau harbour and enter a ship before moving through to scenes of battle and later the governance and dungeons of the island.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Take a boat ride from Paradise Island to Blue Lagoon island for a day of swimming, food and other water sport activities. On the island there is a show put on by dolphins and you have a chance to take a picture with the dolphins. If you want to only sunbathe you can relax on the lounge chairs located all over the island, so don't forget your sunblock!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“It's Margaritaville in Nassau. The name alone says it all. Somebody drop the mic!”
  • 5 locals recommend