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Bahamas Hotel Guide

The 15 Best Hotels In The Bahamas For Every Budget

Last Updated on July 17, 2024 ⋅ Written by Laura Schulthies ⋅ Edited by Daniel Mode

Bahamas Hotel Guide: The Best Hotels In The Bahamas
Bahamas Hotel Guide: The Best Hotels In The Bahamas

Welcome to The Bahamas

Welcome to our guide to the best Bahamas hotels, our ultimate resource for discovering the perfect accommodation for your stay. From lavish resorts to cozy boutique hotels and where to stay in the Bahamas on a budget, we’ve got you covered on the top hotels in these idyllic Caribbean islands. Whether you’re planning a romantic escape, a family retreat, or an island adventure, our Bahamas hotel guide provides a wide range of choices that cater to every budget. So, pack your bags and get ready to discover the breathtaking islands of The Bahamas!

Welcome to our guide to the best Bahamas hotels, our ultimate resource for discovering the perfect accommodation for your stay. From lavish resorts to cozy boutique hotels and where to stay in the Bahamas on a budget, we’ve got you covered on the top hotels in these idyllic Caribbean islands. Whether you’re planning a romantic escape, a family retreat, or an island adventure, our Bahamas hotel guide provides a wide range of choices that cater to every budget. So, pack your bags and get ready to discover the breathtaking islands of The Bahamas!

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Contents

Where to Stay in Bahamas

The Top Neighborhoods

  BAY STREET IN NASSAU

Bay Street in Nassau is a mile-long thoroughfare offering shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as beautiful views of the harbor and the sea. It’s a top tourist destination in The Bahamas and is home to popular attractions such as the Straw Market and Rawson Square.

  NORTH BIMINI ISLAND

Known as Ernest Hemingway’s favorite writing escape, North Bimini Island is a small island in the Bahamas located about 50 miles east of Miami. It’s known for its pristine beaches, clear water, and laid-back atmosphere. Visitors can enjoy fishing, snorkeling, diving, and exploring the island’s natural beauty. It’s a perfect destination for a peaceful getaway.

  FREEPORT ON GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND

In addition to its stunning beaches and excellent water activities, Freeport on Grand Bahama Island is home to an array of natural attractions that are ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, such as the extensive underwater cave systems at Lucayan National Park and the lush tropical gardens at the Garden of the Groves. Visitors can also indulge in shopping at the vibrant Port Lucaya Marketplace, which offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants, and bars.

  BAY STREET IN NASSAU

Bay Street in Nassau is a mile-long thoroughfare offering shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as beautiful views of the harbor and the sea. It’s a top tourist destination in The Bahamas and is home to popular attractions such as the Straw Market and Rawson Square.

  NORTH BIMINI ISLAND

Known as Ernest Hemingway’s favorite writing escape, North Bimini Island is a small island in the Bahamas located about 50 miles east of Miami. It’s known for its pristine beaches, clear water, and laid-back atmosphere. Visitors can enjoy fishing, snorkeling, diving, and exploring the island’s natural beauty. It’s a perfect destination for a peaceful getaway.

  FREEPORT ON GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND

In addition to its stunning beaches and and excellent water activities, Freeport on Grand Bahama Island is home to an array of natural attractions that are ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, such as the extensive underwater cave systems at Lucayan National Park and the lush tropical gardens at the Garden of the Groves. Visitors can also indulge in shopping at the vibrant Port Lucaya Marketplace, which offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants, and bars.

Budget Hotels

Bahamas Hotel Guide: Turtles Nest
Bahamas Hotel Guide: Turtles Nest

Turtles Nest

Exuma

Price: $     Average Reviews: 4.9/5

The Turtles Nest is located at Hooper’s Bay on Great Exuma in the center of the Bahamas, making it an excellent base for your Bahamaian adventures. Their goal is to provide a serene setting, and you will love the positioning on a quiet hilltop with views along the coast and sea. Guests have a choice between a guest room or a studio apartment. Each room is spacious and airy, with its own vibrant island theme. You will also be within easy walking distance of one of the most famous beaches on the island. Enjoy the tropical garden with seating areas and a fire pit as you relax and feel the warmth of the ocean breezes. In addition, the staff is happy to provide you with local knowledge of the best places to explore, restaurants, and shopping. 

Bahamas Hotel Guide: Hideaways Exuma
Bahamas Hotel Guide: Hideaways Exuma

Hideaways Exuma

Exuma

Price: $$     Average Reviews: 4.6/5

Enjoy the simple and laid-back atmosphere of Hideaways Exuma. This resort boasts a pristine white sand beach, gardens, two bars, two swimming pools, and access to watersports. Clean and friendly villas and cottages range from studio to one, two, and three bedrooms, perfect for families of any size. Other amenities include in-suite massages, complimentary water toys, and stunning sunset views.

Bahamas Hotel Guide: Unique Village Resort, Eleuthera
Bahamas Hotel Guide: Unique Village Resort, Eleuthera

Unique Village Resort

Eleuthera

Price: $$     Average Reviews: 4.4/5

Unique Village Resort has an informal vibe, comprising 14 units; choose from 10 hotel rooms, two villas, and two apartments. Each tastefully furnished villa and apartment comes with the comforts of home, including a fully equipped kitchenette. Enjoy swimming in an ocean view pool, playing tennis, or simply taking in the tropical oasis from the comfort of one of the many on-site hammocks. Taste fresh steak and seafood at the attached Sea View restaurant, where you will also be serenaded with live music from January-May.

Bahamas Hotel Guide: Pelican Bay at Lucaya, Grand Bahama
Bahamas Hotel Guide: Pelican Bay at Lucaya, Grand Bahama

Pelican Bay at Lucaya

Grand Bahama

Price: $$    Average Reviews: 4.4/5

From tropical decor to architecture in shades of orange, green, and blue, Pelican Bay at Lucaya is a one-of-a-kind hotel. The charm extends inside to the 96 waterside suites which contain private balconies, separate living areas, unique colors, and authentic Brazilian decor. This resort offers three swimming pools, onsite dining, and easy access to several local attractions.

Midrange Hotels

Bahamas Hotel Guide: Comfort Suites Paradise Island, Nassau
Bahamas Hotel Guide: Comfort Suites Paradise Island, Nassau

Comfort Suites Paradise Island

Nassau

Price: $$$    Average Reviews: 4.0/5

As a no-frills, all-suite hotel, the Comfort Suites Paradise Island is the perfect place to enjoy a comfortable and relaxing stay. Tile floors and neutral decor makes these suites feel airy, yet cozy. Flat-screen TVs, minifridges, and a complimentary hot breakfast every day will make your stay even more enjoyable. Located next door to the Atlantis Resort, you will have access to all of Atlantis’s amenities, like the Aquaventure waterpark, where you can enjoy 141 acres of high-speed waterslides, 20 swimming areas, and rolling rapids.

Bahamas Hotel Guide: Ocean West Boutique Hotel, Nassau
Bahamas Hotel Guide: Ocean West Boutique Hotel, Nassau

Ocean West Boutique Hotel

Nassau

Price: $$$     Average Reviews: 4.1/5

With towering white columns, sparkling chandeliers, and marble flooring, Ocean West Boutique Hotel’s neoclassical atmosphere will give you a taste of luxury without the luxury price tag. Choose from one- or two-bedroom guest rooms, all of which include a refrigerator, microwave, and free Wi-Fi. Enjoy the complimentary massage suite, rooftop gym, outdoor pool, and onsite indoor and outdoor bars.

Bahamas Hotel Guide: Margaritaville Beach Resort, Nassau
Bahamas Hotel Guide: Margaritaville Beach Resort, Nassau

Margaritaville Beach Resort

Nassau

Price: $$$     Average Reviews: 4.3/5

The Margaritaville Beach Resort has the atmosphere and amenities of a large resort without the large resort price point. All-white linens, premium bedding, blue and white decor, and stunning ocean views will provide you with a truly nautical experience. With a private marina, spa, waterpark, and 11 restaurants, you won’t run out of things to do in Margaritaville!

Bahamas Hotel Guide: The Sands Hotel, San Salvador
Bahamas Hotel Guide: The Sands Hotel, San Salvador

The Sands Hotel

San Salvador

Price: $$$     Average Reviews: 4.7/5

The Sands Hotel is comprised of clean, spacious, and comfortable rooms facing the beachfront in Cockburn Town. Earthy tones with hints of bright blue make the 20 quaint seaside cottages feel cozy, yet modern. End the day by watching the sunset over the water from the comfort of your private balcony, which is sure to be the highlight of your stay.

Bahamas Hotel Guide: SLS Baha Mar
Bahamas Hotel Guide: SLS Baha Mar

SLS Baha Mar

Nassau

Price: $$$     Average Reviews: 4.7/5

SLS Baha Mar infuses the tropical Caribbean with sophisticated glamour. Combining a five-star hotel experience with creativity, this hotel is irresistible for your next Bahamian retreat. Located in Nassau, SLS Baha Mar features rooms with elegant décor. Each room offers walk-in rainfall showers, in-room technology connectivity, and comfy SLS signature robes and slippers perfect for lounging. Have an unforgettable dining experience at one of the on-site restaurants. Don’t miss 818 Shack, where you can partake in small Mexican bites, delicious tropical cocktails, and weekly DJ performances.

Bahamas Hotel Guide: Pineapple Fields Resort
Bahamas Hotel Guide: Pineapple Fields Resort

Pineapple Fields Resort

Eleuthera

Price: $$$     Average Reviews: 4.5/5

Pineapple Fields Resort is located on one of the most beautiful beaches in the Bahamas and is all about laid-back island charm. Featuring a beautiful pool and acres of lush tropical landscape throughout the resort, Pineapple Fields is an idyllic getaway resort. The location provides central access to any number of the best beaches in Eleuthera. All rooms are spacious with king-sized beds, a bath with tub/shower, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a living room. Enjoy your front and back verandahs with views of the pool, ocean, or tropical gardens.

Bahamas Hotel Guide: Sandyport Beach Resort
Bahamas Hotel Guide: Sandyport Beach Resort

Sandyport Beach Resort

Nassau

Price: $$$     Average Reviews: 4.3/5

Sandyport Beach Resort is known for its tranquility, where you are immediately on island time. A quiet retreat ideally located in the luxury Sandyport Marina Village just minutes away from Cable Beach. The resort’s pastel-colored villas are inspired by the Georgian Colonial architecture of the historic Bahamas, and all rooms are appointed with modern amenities. There are multiple room types available,  with options ranging from a hotel bedroom, studio, and two or three-bedroom suites. Rooms feature full kitchens and jacuzzi bathtubs with a view of the canal or lagoon beach. Two beaches are a short walk from the rooms, a lagoon beach, and 3 swimming pools to soak in the Bahamian sunshine.

High-End Hotels

Bahamas Hotel Guide: The Best Hotels In The Bahamas
Bahamas Hotel Guide: The Best Hotels In The Bahamas

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar

Nassau

Price: $$$$     Average Reviews: 4.6/5

Located on a private beach along the Atlantic Ocean, there is no shortage of amenities at the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar. Relax in one of the six outdoor pools, 17 restaurants, and several bars at this luxurious all inclusive resort. Elegant light fixtures, deep bathtubs, and shiny marble floors make guest rooms stylish and luxurious, and the exceptional island and ocean views are just the cherry on top.

Bahamas Hotel Guide: Hilton at Resorts World, Bimini
Bahamas Hotel Guide: Hilton at Resorts World, Bimini

Hilton at Resorts World

Bimini

Price: $$$$     Average Reviews: 4.4/5

The Hilton at Resorts World Bimini offers chic and modern rooms, located along the North Atlantic Ocean. Each room’s wooden tones, from the floors to the custom-designed beds, make this resort feel ultra sleek. Outside your room, you will find every vacation activity imaginable, like a boutique casino, luxurious spa, infinity pool, six restaurants, and an abundance of water sports.

Bahamas Hotel Guide: Pink Sands Resort, Eleuthera
Bahamas Hotel Guide: Pink Sands Resort, Eleuthera

Pink Sands Resort

Eleuthera

Price: $$$$     Average Reviews: 4.7/5

Pink Sands Resort is on Harbour Island off the coast of North Eleuthera and offers rooms for every preference, displaying a picturesque assortment of one- and two-bedroom cottages, three-bedroom villas, and rental homes. Set along 3 miles of pink sand beach and 20 acres of tropical scenery, follow the lush and winding paths that boast an abundance of flora and fauna. Eventually, these paths will lead you to one of the many activities, such as the serenity pool, tennis courts, spa services, a game room, and bike rentals. Pink Sands Resort is the definition of an island oasis!

Bahamas Hotel Guide: French Leave Resort, Eleuthera
Bahamas Hotel Guide: French Leave Resort, Eleuthera

French Leave Resort

Eleuthera

Price: $$$$     Average Reviews: 4.6/5

The French Leave Resort Autograph Collection, overlooking Governor’s Harbor, is surrounded by a lush, tropical jungle and is only a short walk into the town center. This stylish hotel provides access to pink sand beaches, 20 villas, and several amenities. Modern and bright villas, featuring lots of black and white tones, include ocean view balconies equipped with plenty of plush outdoor furniture, the perfect place to unwind after a day at the beach.

Bahamas Hotel Guide: Rosewood Baha Mar
Bahamas Hotel Guide: Rosewood Baha Mar

Rosewood Baha Mar

Nassau

Price: $$$$     Average Reviews: 4.7/5

Set on the dazzling white sands of Nassau’s Cable Beach, the Rosewood Baha Mar is a sanctuary of exclusivity within a stunning resort enclave. Created to delight travelers who are looking for a rewarding island escape. Rosewood Baha Mar features rooms, suites, and beachfront villas. Each room has a sophisticated tropical palette and a private balcony that opens to beautiful ocean or garden views. Enjoy authentic Bahamian dining experiences, such as Costa, which offers authentic Mexican cuisine. Also, check out the exclusive beach or unique treatments at Senses Spa.

Bahamas Hotel Guide: Grand Lucian
Bahamas Hotel Guide: Grand Lucian

Grand Lucayan

Freeport

Price: $$$$     Average Reviews: 4/5

Grand Lucayan Bahamas is an elegant oceanfront resort set on 7.5 tropical acres of sandy coastline. Striking the perfect balance between the luxury and the magic of Bahamian culture. Guests can enjoy spacious and stylishly appointed guest rooms that feature gorgeous marina or ocean views. Enjoy classic Bahamian fares like conch fritters, benny cake, and guava duff at one of the on-site restaurants. Golfers will love the resorts Reef Course, known as one of the world’s most spectacular places to tee off. Relax by the infinity oceanfront pool or at Senses Spa, where you can get a variety of treatments.

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