Freeport & Grand Bahamas Island, Bahamas Destination Information
Named one of the Best Caribbean Destinations in Trip Advisor's Inaugural Travelers' Choice Destinations Awards, Grand Bahama Island and the city of Freeport, is a Caribbean gem situated just 70 miles from Florida. A backdrop of turquoise blue waters lap gently on the pearly-white sand beaches, creating a Caribbean paradise perfect for all travelers. Unlike its more-traveled sister, New Providence, Grand Bahama Island is home to miles of deserted beaches, the ideal spot for a private Caribbean getaway. Home to secluded coves and unspoiled bays, Grand Bahama Island creates the perfect retreat, where time rolls along slowly as the warm tide gently caresses the soft sand beaches.
Freeport- Grand Bahama Island points of interest are the International Bazaar, golf courses, and casinos. Average high/low temperatures in summer are 90/54 degrees, in winter 87/46 degrees. Average annual rainfall is 50 inches with most rain occurring during the months between June and October.
Fun Fact: Look for the Bahamahost decal on the sides of some taxis. These drivers have been specially trained to promote the island and provide wonderful information about the history, culture and sights of the Bahamas. You will come away with a unique insight into the Bahamas after riding with one of these cultural representatives.