A vacation to the Bahamas conjures up ideas of beauty and bliss
- and with a little planning, that's exactly what you'll get.
Knowing what to expect makes all the difference for a successful
stay - and these travel tips and practical etiquette pointers will
help ensure that your welcome in the Bahamas stays as warm as the
Speaking of weather, the Bahamas makes an excellent destination
for a winter escape, offering a dry climate and 80-degree
temperatures. Hurricane season runs from June to November, with
most hurricanes in the last 15 years arriving in September or
October. During hurricane season, expect rain, relatively mild
temperatures, and high humidity. View current Bimini, Bahamas
The U.S. dollar is equivalent to one Bahamian dollar and is
widely accepted, so it isn't necessary to convert your funds - just
expect to receive change in whichever currency you use. One
important Caribbean travel tip - many vendors outside tourist areas
do not accept credit cards, and there is often only one ATM in
out-lying islands like Bimini.
If you're traveling to smaller islands like Bimini, rental cars
may not be available, but you can usually walk around these islands
easily. If you need a taxi, this valuable Bahamas travel tip will
save you money - a fixed government rate applies to all taxis in
the Bahamas. Check out current rates before you travel, and plan to
All of the Islands of the Bahamas have a reputation for being
laid-back, with a relaxed atmosphere and casual attitudes. Even so,
the people here value a proper greeting - so start with a friendly
"good morning" or "good afternoon," and skip the informal "hey" or
"what's up?" for better service.
Many Bahamians are deeply religious and dress in their finest
clothes for Sunday church services. Dress appropriately if you plan
to join them. Also, most businesses are closed on Sundays, though
you may be able to buy from street vendors or market stalls.
As with any travel destination, "know before you go" is the best
policy on a Caribbean island vacation. Paired with politeness and
common sense, these island travel tips will help guarantee friendly
responses, helpful service, and a great vacation in the Bahamas.
WHEN YOU LAND -When you land
at Bimini, you will need to go through Immigration and Customs.
Have your Passport and Customs Declaration card ready to present.
Be sure to fill in all required information.
TRANSPORTATION TO BIMINI
BAY- Our resort is located in North Bimini.
To get here, you will need to take a local taxi to the water taxi
dock. Proceed on the water taxi towards North
Bimini. Once on land, take a taxi and head north to the
resort. Minimal transportation fees apply, cash only.
will be issued a wristband upon check-in. Please
wear it at all times during your stay.
ON-PROPERTY TRANSPORTATION -
Ground transportation around property is provided via complimentary
shuttles. You are also welcome to enjoy the great
weather and walk to your next destination among the designated
walkways. Golf carts are available rentals through
local vendors. If you are interested in renting your
own golf cart, contact our Front Desk staff for
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