Bahamas Planning & Tips

The Art of Smart Timing
The Bahamian weather is closer to that of Florida than the rest of the Caribbean, especially on the Big Three islands. Nights can still get a bit nippy, even in December . The high peak season is January through March, with rates decreasing in April and May. Avoid hurricane season -- August and September. The Bahamas have been hit hard this decade.

Off the Radar
Any of the Out Islands are off the radar. Check out the Green Turtle Club in the resorts section for my favorite off-the-beaten-track pick.

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