'Only the devil and I know the whereabouts of my treasure, and the one of you who lives the longest should take it all.'- a quote by the infamous pirate, Blackbeard, who was known to frequently visit the Bahamas Island.
New Providence: An Introduction
A getaway to the Bahamas would be incomplete without a visit to the island with the largest population there - New Providence. The national capital of the Bahamas is a city called Nassau which is present right here in New Providence. New Providence is a busy, bustling city and the the center of industrial and commercial growth in the Bahamas. With the Bahamian Government headquarters in New Providence, it is also the most important island in Bahamas. An old island with a charm like no other, New Providence grew into a prosperous region only during the famous American Civil War and during the period of Prohibition.
Staying Cheap in New Providence
Staying cheap in New Providence has never been easier, especially with so many budget friendly, cheap hotels on the rise. The Orange Hill Beach Inn would be ideal for you if you're looking for a simple, modest hotel with a warm ambience. It is located on a beach, in a sparsely populated part of the island. It offers amenities like tour assistance, free Wi-Fi, ATM or banking, laundry facilities, access to the restaurant and bar. Each room in the hotel will provide satellite TV, showers, a separate patio, phone services, extra beds if required and daily housekeeping.
Another fine example of cheap hotels in New Providence would be the Sunset Resort Bahamas, in Nassau. The Junkanoo beach is just a few minutes away, if you care for an early morning dip in the sea. You also get to use the outdoor pool, the restaurant, the bar and the meeting room in this hotel which offers you a smoke free environment. The hotel guarantees premium bedding and a furnished balcony in each room, so that you can have maximum comfort at minimum prices.
Luxury Accommodation in New Providence
If you are thinking about the luxury hotels in New Providence, you should try the hotel called A Stone's Throw Away. As the name suggests, the beach is literally a stone's throw away, and you have access to it whenever you want. An ancient Bahamian Colonial Home which has been converted to a hotel, this unique hotel has a classy, posh ambience. After a day at the beach, you can relax in the garden onsite, or sit with a drink at the lounge available here.
Other grand New Providence hotels include the Breezes Resort Bahamas. It is an all inclusive hotel, you get to enjoy numerous services and you have to pay only once! There are 3 freshwater pools in the hotel for you to enjoy. There is also a swim up bar, in case you're craving for a cocktail while taking a dip. You can also make the most of the lush gardens in the hotel. Each room has its own French balcony and has a Tropical decor.
What About Boutique Hotels of New Providence?
Wondering about the boutique New Providence hotels? You can then visit the Ocean West Boutique Hotel in Nassau. Unlike other hotels, this one has its own picnic area. So while on your vacation, you will not have to look for picnic spots to spend some quality time with your family.
One of the best boutique hotels in New Providence, Atlanta Beach Tower, Autograph Collection, is a part of marine life and water park resort called Atlantis on the Paradise Island. There are approximately 20 swimming areas in the hotel, a sports saltwater lagoon, water slides, a casino, children's club and waterscape stretching over 140 acres. The hotel combines the adventure and entertainment of a water park with the comforts of a luxury hotel.