The Bahamas has long been a highly desirable vacation destination where travelers congregate in the name of turquoise waves, endless stretches of white-sand beaches and abundant options for fun and entertainment. Mention the Bahamas and its likely that images of swaying palm trees, blue skies and sailboats spring to mind. While the Bahamas is most definitely a destination built for fun and excitement in the water and on the sand, it’s also a place that caters to café culture. Sometimes the best way to relax and unwind is to simply take a seat at an elegant establishment where it’s easy to grab a coffee and snack and watch the world wander leisurely by. When you’re in the Bahamas and in the mood to make the most of casual a Bahamas café moment, here are a few of the top places to start.

Café Channing Noelle

Conveniently situated in bustling Nassau, Café Channing Noelle is a wonderful place to stop when you’re looking to indulge in a taste of Paris right in the heart of the Bahamas. Decked out in French-décor, Café Channing Noelle draws visitors in with its inviting and elegant ambiance and keeps them there with a selection of French pastries, beautifully finished coffees and tables perfectly positioned for people watching and excellent conversation. Café Channing Noelle is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm. This stylish and cozy stop serves up breakfast and lunch options but is known for its espresso and macarons that are hard to top.

Caffe Caribe

When you’re looking to make the most of a healthy getaway, a stop at Caffe Caribe in Nassau is sure to please the body and palate. Located in the Harbour Bay Shopping Center, Caffe Caribe is convenient to access and provides a variety of snacks, beverages, and plates that range from pastries and salads to pastas and sandwiches made to taste. Grab and coffee and a table in the afternoon and let yourself linger in a quiet moment. If you happen by during breakfast, Caffe Caribe is popular for its variety of breakfast burritos and coffees. Casual, eclectic and welcoming, this Bahamas café is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.

The Tea Kettle Gift Shop and Café

When you find yourself in Eleuthera during your Bahamas getaway, be sure to make time for a trip to The Tea Kettle Gift Shop and Café. Combine the best of souvenir shopping and a leisurely moment with a coffee in hand when you make this a top stop on the itinerary. Packed with local hand-crafted jewelry, apparel, and art, The Tea Kettle Gift Shop and Café is a place where it’s just as easy to find a one-of-a-kind portrait to commemorate your trip as it is to enjoy a smooth latte with good friends. Cookies, farm fresh eggs, and locally grown fruit are all on the menu when you come to enjoy an afternoon at this unique and charming café stop.

Book a Trip to the Bahamas and Enjoy a Bahamas café

Step out of the stress of daily life and into the beauty, tranquility, and fun of the Bahamas by booking a trip today. Before you travel, make sure you have accommodations in place that are as luxurious and comforting as the destination. The team at Island Real Estate is here to help make every trip memorable. Contact us for more information on our many rental properties and to begin planning!