Falling in love comes naturally in The Islands of The Bahamas, among the white sand beaches and sapphire blue cays. Throughout February, visitors can rediscover their sense of adventure, immerse themselves in cultural traditions and score seasonal savings to make the most of their winter getaway.
Here are some the things not-to-be-missed:
Book Valentine’s Day Dinner at Café Boulud at Rosewood Baha Mar
Chef Antoine Baillargeon at Café Boulud Rosewood Baha Mar has meticulously crafted a one-night-only Valentine’s Day tasting menu for couples. The six-course culinary voyage starts at $190 per person and features oysters, caviar and truffle. Reservations are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Upscale Cocktail Lounge Now Open
Atlantis Paradise Island opened The Dilly Club, a specialty coffeehouse by day and craft cocktail lounge by night. Created by the owners of the popular Bon Vivants Bar & Café in Nassau, the menu is extensive, and boasts 50 different original, classic and exotic libations.
Devour! The Beach
Green Turtle Club in The Abacos will host Devour! The Beach, an event coordinated by the largest food and film festival in the world, from 2 – 5 February 2023. Attendees will participate in a weekend of dining, workshop and film experiences led by a team of international chefs, sommeliers and mixologists.
Aztec Airways adds more flights
Since 24 January 2023, Aztec Airways has increased weekly service between Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport in Florida and North Eleuthera International Airport. Travellers can now book short-haul flights every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, reaching Eleuthera in only an hour and fifteen minutes.
Grand Bahama Island’s new terminal
The domestic terminal at Grand Bahama Airport reopened on 2 January 2023, following a full renovation to repair the extensive damages sustained from Hurricane Dorian in 2019. Shortly after, it was announced that the international terminal will be renovated as well — United Orca Construction Company was awarded the $1.2 million contract. Work is expected to begin in Q1 2023.
PROMOS & OFFERS
Caerula Mar Club
Luxurious Out Island escape Caerula Mar Club, located on South Andros, launched three new add-on packages that offer special events and experiences tailored to romance, wellness and adventure travellers. Packages start at $830 per couple.
The Cove Eleuthera
Throughout February, The Cove invites couples to celebrate their love with the Rest & Radiance Package, which includes two nights of luxury accommodations, a picnic of Champagne and strawberries to be enjoyed on a Floating Sea Lounge, a sunset cruise with canapés and Champagne, a private alfresco breakfast, and more.
Grand Bahama Island
The Flash Sale at Grand Bahama Island’s Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan offers a 50 per cent discount, making for an affordable all-inclusive Valentine’s Day escape. With the discount, room rates start at $89 per night. There are also complimentary upgrades to marina-view rooms based on availability. The booking window is now through 14 March 2023 for travel until 14 March 2023.
Fly for free
US residents are eligible for one free airline ticket or one free Bahamas Ferries ticket to the Out Islands from Nassau when they pre-book a minimum of four nights at any resort participating in the Bahama Out Island Promotion. Those booking seven nights or more can score two free tickets. The booking window is now through 13 February 2023 for travel until 31 August 2023.