A selection of the best luxury hotels in Nassau, Bahamas. A selection by Laura Becker
The Island House is a delightful property with a relaxing atmosphere and cosy rooms. Situated 6 minutes away from the beach, Nirvana, it offers a year-round outdoor pool and spa, a terrace, and a restaurant. All rooms feature a flat-screen TV, unique local art, energy-conserving automated lights, and a private bathroom with a bath, shower, hairdryer, and Bamford toiletries. Guests can take advantage of free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, a fitness centre, a cinema with weekly films, free yoga classes at the Movement Studio, a squash court, a paddle tennis court, and a 25 metre lap pool. Water sports facilities, car hire, and activities such as snorkeling, diving, and fishing are also available. The nearest airport is Nassau International Airport, 5 km away.
Rooms: 30 Stars: 4
Located on the beachfront in Nassau, the new Margaritaville Beach Resort Nassau offers 5-star luxury accommodation and amenities. Enjoy a relaxing stay in their trendy and beautiful bedrooms, swim in the outdoor pool, keep fit in the fitness centre, or take advantage of the car hire service to explore the area. Guests can enjoy free WiFi throughout the property, a hot tub, a shared lounge, a terrace bar, karaoke and a restaurant serving American and Italian cuisine. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available. Families will appreciate the children’s playground and hairdresser’s, while business travellers can make use of the business centre. Junkanoo Beach and Saunders Beach are both within easy reach.
Rooms: 278 Stars: 5
Experience the best of luxury and relaxation at The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas. Located on the north shore of Paradise Island, this accommodation boasts 8 km of pristine white-sand beach, 3 swimming pools and breathtaking panoramic ocean views. Choose from two distinct Bahamian décor styles when selecting your room, and enjoy complimentary amenities such as beach bag, champagne and strawberries at sunset, SUV transfers to Atlantis and Ocean Club Golf Course, evening turn-down service, complimentary newspaper, overnight shoeshine service, one-hour ironing and 24-hour laundry and dry-cleaning services. Onsite, you’ll find 5 restaurants and bars, including DUNE by chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, as well as a Balinese-inspired spa with eight treatment villas, 3 swimming pools and 6 tennis courts. Paradise Island is just a bridge away from the vibrant city of Nassau on the main island of New Providence.
Rooms: 107 Stars: 5
Experience a unique escape to Warwick Paradise Island – Bahamas All-Inclusive, a 4-star adults-only resort on Paradise Island. Enjoy the stunning views of Nassau Harbour and the marinas across the harbour from the 10, 000 square foot terrace. Relax in a 250-guest room with free standard WiFi, mini-fridge and views of Paradise Island. Indulge in the all-inclusive rates that include all meals and snacks, plus alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, as well nightly entertainment, activities and the use of fitness center. Enjoy a 10-minute walk to nearby shopping, casinos, and Cabbage Beach. This resort is a 30-minute drive from Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS).
Rooms: 244 Stars: 4
Experience the world in Graycliff Hotel, the best luxury hotel in Nassau. This restored 1740 mansion overlooks the Government House, and features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, two restaurants, two swimming pools, on-site Chocolatier, and its own cigar company. The rooms are tastefully decorated with rich tapestries and luxurious amenities. The Humidor Churrascaria Restaurant serves stylish Brazilian-cuisine and meat cuts, while the winery offers bottles from over 15 countries. The Graycliff Cigar Company boasts the 3rd largest private wine collection in the world with over 250, 000 bottles. Just 13 km from the Lyndon Pindling International Airport and 4-minutes’ drive from the National Art Gallery, come and enjoy a world-class stay at Graycliff Hotel.
Rooms: 20 Stars: 5
Experience the ultimate getaway with Riu Palace Paradise Island – Adults Only – All Inclusive. Located beachfront in Nassau, this 5-star resort provides a luxurious stay with all-inclusive services. Enjoy an outdoor pool, fitness center, restaurant, shared lounge, sauna, hot tub and more. Rooms come with air conditioning, wardrobe, coffee machine, minibar, safety deposit box, flat-screen TV and private bathroom. Free WiFi and bed linen, towels and room service are also included. Savour a buffet or American breakfast at the resort and have a barbecue. Reception is available 24/7 with staff speaking English and Spanish. Nearby attractions include Cabbage Beach, Cove Beach and Paradise Beach. Lynden Pindling International Airport is 22 km away. Open since November 2020, Riu Palace Paradise Island – Adults Only – All Inclusive is the perfect place to enjoy a beachfront retreat.
Rooms: 379 Stars: 5
Sandals Royal Bahamian – Couples Only is an exclusive luxury resort located in Nassau. Offering an outdoor pool, spa centre, restaurant and bar, this resort is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway. The rooms are equipped with private bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations and boast views of the sea, pool or garden. There is also free WiFi throughout the property, a private beach area and free private parking. At the resort, guests can enjoy shuttle service, a hairdresser’s and gift shop. There are plenty of activities to engage in, such as golfing, horse riding and water sports. Nassau International Airport is only 7 km away.
Rooms: 404 Stars: 5
SLS at Baha Mar offers an unforgettable experience with two outdoor pools, world-class casino, tennis court, fitness centre, on-site shops and a superb breakfast. Its ocean-front rooms and suites boast elegant décor, air conditioning and a bathroom with a bath or shower and a hairdryer. Plus, enjoy free WiFi and a range of activities such as fishing, snorkelling and canoeing. Not to mention free parking and convenient access to Goodman’s Bay Park and Nassau International Airport. Charming, cool and superb, SLS at Baha Mar is your ideal holiday destination.
Rooms: 297 Stars: 5
Experience the ultimate in relaxation at The Coral at Atlantis, the luxurious resort situated on Paradise Lagoon Beach in Paradise Island. Enjoy the resort’s 14-acre Dolphin Cay, complete with swimming with dolphins, snorkelling with manta rays, and scuba reef excursions. Rooms provide a balcony with an ocean or garden view, plus a flat-screen TV and entertainment system with movies, internet and express check-out. With 11 pools, a 10, 000-square foot gym with yoga and pilates classes, tennis courts, rock climbing, a theatre, and a 2, 000-volume library, there’s something for everyone. Plus, the resort boasts a water park, casino and golf course. Conveniently located near Nassau International Airport and the National Art Museum, The Coral at Atlantis is the perfect destination for a truly unforgettable getaway.
Rooms: 609 Stars: 4
Experience the ultimate luxury at the Atlantis Paradise Resort and Casino. This iconic tower features The Dig and Ruins Lagoon, a large open-air marine habitat. Stay in one of their vibrant Royal Towers Atlantis rooms, which come with a flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, minibar, French balcony with views of the harbor, ocean, or gardens and 24-hour room service and Wi-Fi. Take advantage of their many activities, such as waterslides, 11 landscaped pools, rock climbing, dolphin swims, comedy shows, 21 restaurants, 19 bars – including the Nobu Fine Japanese dining – and a 10, 000-square-foot gym with yoga and cardio classes. Plus, you can rent racquets and take tennis lessons on their six courts. Enjoy the ultimate resort experience at Atlantis Paradise Resort and Casino.
Rooms: 1201 Stars: 4
Best areas to find hotels in Nassau, Bahamas
Nassau, Bahamas is a tropical paradise that offers a wealth of activities and attractions for visitors to enjoy. With its beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and exciting activities, it is no wonder why Nassau is a popular destination for travelers. When it comes to finding a hotel in Nassau, there are several areas that are great for finding the perfect accommodation.
The Cable Beach area is one of the most popular areas for travelers to find hotels in Nassau. This area is home to some of the most luxurious resorts in the Caribbean and offers a variety of amenities and activities for visitors to enjoy. From the beautiful white-sand beaches to the lively bars and restaurants, Cable Beach has something for everyone.
Another great area to look for hotels in Nassau is the Paradise Island area. Paradise Island is home to some of the most luxurious resorts in the world, and offers a variety of activities and attractions. From the world-famous Atlantis resort to the beautiful beaches and stunning views, Paradise Island is a great place to stay.
The downtown area of Nassau is another great option for travelers looking for hotels. This area is home to a variety of accommodations, ranging from budget-friendly hotels to more luxurious resorts. The downtown area is also home to many attractions, including the National Art Gallery, the Port of Nassau, and the bustling Bay Street.
The western area of Nassau, known as the Western Esplanade, is another great area to look for hotels. This area is home to a variety of accommodations, ranging from budget-friendly hotels to more luxurious resorts. The area is also home to a number of attractions, including the Queen’s Staircase and the Ardastra Gardens.
Finally, the Eastern area of Nassau is another great area to look for hotels. This area is home to a variety of accommodations, ranging from budget-friendly hotels to more luxurious resorts. The area is also home to a number of attractions, including the Straw Market and the Junkanoo Museum.
No matter where you choose to stay in Nassau, you are sure to find the perfect hotel for your needs. With its beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and exciting activities, Nassau is a great destination for travelers looking for a luxurious and relaxing vacation.