Nassau is the capital of the Bahamas archipelago, which lies on the island of New Providence. A popular cruise-ship stop, Nassau is known for its hilly landscape and intact pastel-colored British colonial buildings. With pristine beaches that stretch on for miles, an offshore coral reef protects the coast and offers exciting opportunities for diving and snorkeling. Look at our vacation rentals in Nassau, the Bahamas below:
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About Our Nassau Rentals
With white picket fence lined streets and pastel-colored estates, hilly Nassau retained its old-world charm while it catapulted itself onto the list of top travel destinations in the world.
Each of the spectacular vacation rentals in Nassau, Bahamas reflects this meeting of old and new. In each of the homes we offer, you can expect to find lots of unique charm paired with modern luxuries that are sure to help you relax completely and feel truly at home.
Inside each home, you can expect to find plenty of space to live and entertain, comfortable furniture to help you relax, gourmet kitchens, and bountiful views of the Bahamas. Outside, you’ll find bonus amenities like hammocks, hot tubs, pools, fire pits, and more. Each of these hand-selected vacation rentals in Nassau, Bahamas is unique, but they are all equally relaxing.
Things to Do in Nassau
As the capital of the Bahamas, Nassau has no shortage of fun activities to enjoy. As a metropolitan hub of luxury and culture, Nassau offers visitors opportunities for entertainment, shopping, dining, outdoor recreation, history, and more.
Home to some of the world’s most beautiful white sand beaches, Nassau boasts 300 days of sunshine and clear blue water. Colorful coral reef lies just beyond the break, so we highly recommend snorkeling, swimming, and scuba diving. For a more adventurous day on the water, you can enjoy surfing, windsurfing, jet skiing, or kayaking.
For a fun day with the family, we recommend going to Ardastra Gardens, Zoo & Conservation Center, Atlantis Water Park, Clifton Heritage National Park, or Sea Lion Encounter at Blue Lagoon. Each of these exciting activities will enable you and your family to fully immerse yourselves in the beauty and wildlife found on the island.
For a metropolitan experience, we recommend going to Nassau’s National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, dining at one of Nassau’s awarded restaurants, shopping at one of Nassau’s many boutiques, or enjoying Nassau’s nightlife. With so many fun things to do in Nassau, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for!
Island Restaurants for Delicious Dining
With so much to explore and experience when you’re visiting Nassau, you can rest assured that there’s a meal made to match every moment of excitement. Whether you’re in the mood for Italian, comfort food with an island twist, or freshly caught seafood, there’s sure to be a beachside establishment that curbs your craving. Here are a few of the must-try destinations to tantalize your taste buds.
Since it’s debut in 1996, Café Matisse has been serving up the best of Italian fare in Nassau, all with an unsurpassed view. A dining courtyard lush with foliage and a menu that changes featured plates every 6-months keeps this restaurant on the cutting edge while consistently providing guests with savory plates. Come in and admire the many namesake Matisse impressions and prints that calls these walls homes for a colorful and inspiring welcome.
Once you’ve settled in for your lunch or dinner dining experience, make sure to start off with a spicy shrimp and mango salad to pay homage to your tropical surroundings. An extensive pasta selection including gnocchi and risotto grace the main dish section of the menu alongside oven roasted duck, grilled lamb and shrimp curry. As the staple of any Italian restaurant, pizza is always on the menu. Those interested in pairing their meals with an authentic Italian wine will be pleased with the long listing of white, red and sparkling options. Don’t forget to end meal with a savory dessert as the tiramisu and assorted gelati come highly recommended. Guests are encouraged to make reservations for a place at this well-loved locale.
Three generations of owners have run this family-based restaurant in the heart of Nassau since it’s original opening in 1986. An oasis of all things authentically Bahamian, this restaurant is the place to be when you’re craving seafood with a side of fun! A starter serving of conch fritters and grouper fingers gets you going as you make your way to a main dish that might include everything from lobster to shrimp or an entire seafood platter perfect for sharing. Delicious island dishes accompanied by a laid-back vibe make this an amazing stop for a truly Bahamian feel. The restaurant also offers up a full-service bar so don’t be afraid to ask your server for recommendations on the best cocktails or brews to go with your chose island-inspired dish.
Choosing Island Real Estate
At Island Real Estate, we pride ourselves on the quality and comfort of our vacation rentals. Each of the hand-selected luxury vacation rentals in Nassau, Bahamas has been carefully selected to ensure your vacation goes as smooth as possible. We have built the reputation of our business upon our commitment to deliver outstanding services for the past 40 years and we look forward to working with you. Contact us today to book your next vacation rental!