If you’re craving some winter sun, it’s never been easier to escape on a warm weather getaway with Delta’s new nonstop flight from Boston Logan International Airport to Nassau, Bahamas. Booking with Delta Vacations provided the perfect opportunity to customize our trip--from where we would stay, to what we would do. The service allowed us to add in a layer of luxury that was unparalleled, to a destination of pure paradise within hours of Boston.
A luxury resort within a resort, The Cove at Atlantis is a contemporary-chic oasis perched atop two gorgeous beaches. The Cove Pool is an exclusive, adults-only haven where you can relax in style in one of the Bahamian art-inspired poolside cabanas, or unwind on the tranquil white sand beach, hidden away from the nearby bustle of the Atlantis, Paradise Island resort.
Rosewood Baha Mar has all the feeling of an intimate luxury resort within the grand and luxurious Baha Mar. Perfectly located on Nassau’s sparkling white sand Cable Beach, it’s a perfectly refined and sophisticated escape.
Indulge in a taste of paradise at the new Sip Sip at The Cove Atlantis featuring Bahamian-inspired fare by celebrated Bahamian chef Julie Lightbourn. Don’t miss the conch salad and local lobster quesadillas. Dinner at Fish by José Andrés at The Cove is an homage to Bahamian cuisine. Try the pan-fried lionfish or savor the local flavors of fresh-grilled whole Bahamian lobster.
Café Martinique in the Atlantis Marina is an exquisite epicurean experience featuring local Bahamian dishes with a Mediterranean flair. It features a plant-forward menu and an impressive wine and Champagne list.
At Baha Mar, there are over 40 unique restaurants, bars and lounges to suit every taste—don’t miss the colorful beach shacks and Airstream trailers dishing out delectable snacks on the beach for an authentic Bahamian vibe. Tingum on the Sand, a fish shack on the beach, is a perfect place to dine with your toes in the sand. The Manor Bar at Rosewood Baha Mar is a stylish spot for handcrafted cocktails before dinner at one of the several restaurants.
Soothe your stresses away with the new Bahamian Calm massage at Mandara Spa at Atlantis for a rejuvenating retreat.
Beyond the glamorous pools and sparkling white sand beaches, immerse yourself in the vibrant art scene featuring contemporary art by local Bahamian artists. Baha Mar also features the largest casino in the Caribbean with 100,000 square feet of gaming.
Cigar and chocolate lovers should make their way to Graycliff Hotel to view experts roll cigars and sample locally crafted chocolates. For wine enthusiasts, Graycliff boasts the third-largest private wine collection in the world with over 275,000 bottles. While the dining experience is every bit as elegant and refined, you’ll also find some of the most charming and attentive service in Nassau.
Tour the John Watling’s Distillery on the grounds of the 1789 Buena Vista Estate in historic downtown Nassau, where they make John Watling’s Rum, the “Spirit of the Bahamas.”
Shop at the Marina Village in Atlantis for gifts and locally handmade souvenirs. You might even catch a traditional Bahamian Junkanoo parade passing through.
Flight schedule: Boston at 8:25am arriving to Nassau at 12:25pm. The return is also daily, leaving NAS at 1:30pm arriving in BOS at 5:12pm. *
Photography by: Photography by Tiffany Dowd