The Harborside Resort at Atlantis, located on the stunning Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas, is the perfect timeshare option for those looking to have fun in the sun, experience amazing Caribbean dining, take in a rich culture, or take in some rounds of golf. With beautiful 1, 2 and 3 bedroom villas, the resort is perfect for singles, couples, or families.
Paradise Island, Nassau is lush with history and cultural tradition. Part of travel is getting to experience a new locale and the customs of the people whom you have chosen to visit. Let’s explore some of the ways you can take in some of the amazing local traditions on this spectacular tropical island.
Arawak Cay on west Bay Street in Nassau is home to many authentic Bahamian restaurants. Known to the locals as “Fish Fry” it is a great place to get just that, dishes such as fried snapper. Take in one of the local beverages like Kalik or sands beer while watching the locals practice for the New Year’s Junkanoo Parade.
Speaking of Junkanoo Parades, stop by the Educulture Junkanoo Museum in Nassau to learn about this local custom. What started as a celebration by slaves who were given off 3 days for Christmas, became a beautiful parade called Junkanoo. The museum boasts interactive exhibits where you can dance, make masks and meet a Junkanoo Queen!
Head over to George Street in downtown Nassau to visit the historic Christ Church Cathedral. Constructed in 1670, it is the first church built in the Bahamas, and considered “The Mother of All Anglican Churches” there. Having been destroyed and rebuilt over the years this final incarnation opened in 1841 and remains in use to this day.
With rich history and local customs, as well as all the water attractions, dining, and night life, buying a Harborside Resort at Atlantis timeshare is the perfect fit for those wanting to experience the heart of the Bahamas.