Located in the Bahamas’ central area, the Exumas, where the Great Exuma Bahamas resorts are situated, are made up of over 365 islands, including Great Exuma Bahamas, Little Exuma, and the Exuma Keys. This area is home to some of the most pristine waters in the world and where vacationers and even celebrities come to relax and play. Most visitors choose to stay at Great Exuma Bahamas resorts.
Exuma the Bahamas
There are five hotels on the island, including The Grand Isle Resort & Spa. This four-star luxury hotel is located on the Crescent Beach of Emerald Bay and features 78 spacious villas ranging in size from one thousand to five thousand square feet.
The villas come equipped with one to four bedrooms, each with its own en-suite bathrooms, and include large living and dining room areas, washers and driers, a full kitchen, and balcony views.
The Grand Isle Resort & Spa also has a fitness center, Spa, access to the Emerald Bay Golf Course designed by Greg Norman, and an Infinity Pool for daytime lounging.
Grab a meal at the Palpa Grill and enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a view. One of the unique things you can do in Exuma is swimming with the pigs. Don’t be surprised; it is exactly as it sounds like. The beach has many cute pigs that love to swim in the waves.
Cultural & Historical Experiences
If you are looking at a bit of cultural and historical experiences on your trip, make sure you visit Georgetown. It was named after King George the fifth and is the capital of the Exumas.
There you will find the seat of government, the oldest church as well as the oldest hotel in The Exumas. In the heart of Georgetown, there is the straw market. It is where you will find a lot of products that are made of straws.
Some of these products can take up to six weeks to hand weave, and the craftsmanship is absolutely fantastic. It is open six days a week, closed on Sundays. It is a great places to pick up vacation souvenirs when you go to the Great Bahamas Exuma Resorts.
Now to grab some lunch, you have to come to Santana’s Bar & Grill. It is located in Little Exuma and specializes in seafood. It has got a great patio, and it is located right in front of the waterfront so you can enjoy your food with a view. In Stocking Island, there is a place called Chat & Chill that is essentially a spot where you can relax, swim in the water or play some volleyball.
There is also a place where you can feed stingrays and watch a live demonstration of Conch Salad being made. The Tropic of Cancer Beach is another must-see place in Exumas. Tropic of Cancer passes right through exhibits, and it is the most beautiful beach in the world.
Sandals Exuma Bahamas
The Sandals Exuma resorts chain has created many wonderful vacation spots throughout the Caribbean. Sandals Emerald Bay at Great Exuma Bahamas resorts is an option that will appeal the most to those who love good pools. There are some of the best ones in the Great Exuma.
There is an active pool with a swim-up bar and plenty of chairs with shades, umbrellas, canopies, and floats. Fun music plays, and it is a party atmosphere. For those of you who want a quiet and relaxing pool experience, there is a pool for you as well.
No matter what you are looking for, Great Exuma The Bahamas Resorts offer great pool options no matter what you are looking for. The Spa at Sandals, Great Exuma, is particularly large, and massages are fantastic.
There is access to a golf course for golf lovers, and the views on the back nine holes are spectacular. The ocean is quite beautiful there, and many rooms have an ocean view, so we highly recommend those to visitors.
Weather in Exuma Bahamas
The weather in Exuma Bahamas is mostly mild, with summers that last prolonged and rainfalls often occur. The average temperature rarely falls below 65 degrees Fahrenheit or climbs above 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
It remains hot from June to October, and the hottest days are recorded in August, whereas the coldest in January. It is the most ideal for tourists to travel during summer as the humidity is not too high most days, and frequent rains make it very pleasant to explore the Great Exuma Bahamas resorts.