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Heading to the Bahamas is bound to be an exciting experience, but there’s something even better about making your way this direction when St. Patrick’s Day is in full swing. While you might not find the traditional parades here, both Harbour Island and Eleuthera offer up plenty of reasons to celebrate in island style. Here are a few to add to the list for your Harbour Island vacations.

Valentines Resort and Marina Celebration

When it comes to iconic landmarks in Dunmore Town, the Valentines Resort and Marina is perhaps one of the easiest to spot with its elegant white and multi-balconied façade. This work of art and hospitality is located at 1 Bay Street and is known for hosting an annual Harbour Island St. Patrick’s Day celebration that’s fun and exciting for all! Guests are often encouraged to come dressed in green and make the most of green mimosas or sangrias being served up as well as live music, lunch, and dinner too. Soak up the view and indulge in St. Patrick’s Day fun. In the event the party isn’t on, Valentine’s Resort and Marina hosts a daily happy hour between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm that would work just as well for celebrating your St. Patrick’s Day on Harbour Island with a touch of flavor and style.

Fishbone’s Beach Bar and Grill – Eleuthera

If you find yourself in Eleuthera on St. Patrick’s Day, a stop at Fishbone’s Beach Bar and Grill is always a good idea. This casual, cool and relaxed locale is a great place to choose a seat indoors or on the patio and enjoy an island-inspired cocktail with friends. This beach hangout also invites guests to chow down on delicious fish tacos before enjoying a game of darts or cornhole. Enjoy the waterfront view and dig your toes into the sand for a one of a kind St. Patrick’s Day moment you’re sure to remember for long after you’ve left the island. Fishbone’s Beach Bar and Grill is located within Blue Hole Estates on Savannah Sound.

Beyond the Reef – Harbour Island

When your St. Patrick’s Day spent in the Bahamas wouldn’t be complete without authentic Caribbean fare, head over to Beyond the Reef on Bay Street in Dunmore Town for a delicious and fun-filled experience that’s sure to inspire holiday cheer. This beachside restaurant and bar is known for serving up some savory fried snapper, grilled lobster and cracked conch as a palate-pleasing treat to guests. It’s also a fantastic stop for taking in a dazzling sunset view with a cocktail in hand and frequently hosts live musical performances as an added entertainment bonus.

Savor Your Bahamas Getaway

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The Bahamas is a beautiful and intriguing vacation destination that offers up the scenery, sun, and sand that so many travelers crave from a getaway experience. While many visitors plan a trip alongside family or friends, Harbour Island proves time and again to be well-suited to those looking to enjoy a solo trip this direction. Easy to maneuver and filled with options for fun, those seeking an independent adventure in the Bahamas will want to focus on Harbour Island and be sure to add these stops to their itinerary.

Book a Deep Sea Fishing Charter

A solo trip to Harbour Island is a great opportunity to learn a new skill alongside a local guide and the best way to do that is to book a deep-sea fishing charter while you’re here. Dave and TJ’s Fishing Charters is conveniently headquartered in Dunmore Town and provides customized experiences for skilled or novice anglers. Learn to catch everything from snapper to tuna while not having to worry about bringing your own gear.

Settle in at Pink Sands Beach

Pink Sands Beach is a Harbour Island fan-favorite destination amongst nearly all travelers with good reason. There’s something spectacular about the hue and texture of these mesmerizing sands that makes it easy to settle in and let yourself get carried away with imagination. Pink Sand Beach tends to be a popular place, making it a great option for solo travelers looking for some tranquil time under the sun while still being a part of the collective crowd. Between the pink sand, turquoise wave and blue skies, this is a stop you’ll want to be sure to have your camera packed for.

Rent a Paddleboard and Explore the Water

Paddleboarding has long been a local and visitor favorite activity on Harbour Island thanks to the gentle waves that lap the shoreline. It’s the perfect option for a solo traveler looking for a physical challenge that also provides sightseeing options and a chance to simply reflect at the beauty that surrounds you. Valentine’s Dive Center is located at 1 Bay Street in Dunmore Town and is a premier provider of paddleboard rentals for those that are interested in giving it a try. They also conveniently provide snorkeling and diving instruction as well as guided tours that take you on underwater adventures you won’t soon forget.

Book Your Beautiful Getaway and Enjoy an Adventure in the Bahamas 

Make the most of time away on Harbour Island by booking a home away from home with the help of the team at Island Real Estate. Enjoy a stay that focuses on comfort, convenience and style. Contact us today for more information and to begin planning your next adventure in the Bahamas.