A vacation in the Bahamas feels like a trip to paradise. Charter a yacht in the Bahamas in order to truly discover this corner of the Caribbean. Make the most of the turquoise waters, the white sand beaches and the untamed islands of the Bahamas.
Yacht Charter in the Bahamas
Fulfil your dreams of a stay in the Bahamas. This archipelago is situated in the Caribbean Sea, between Cuba, Haiti, and Florida. Discover the Bahamas on a luxury charter yacht, on which the skipper and crew will make your cruise unforgettable. Enjoy luxury cabins for a charter in complete comfort.
Charter Highlights in the Bahamas
We have selected our highlights for this dream destination in the Caribbean to give you a taste of what is waiting for you during your luxury yacht charter in the Bahamas.
01 Cultural Immersion at Nassau
Ask the skipper to make a stop at the marina of Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas. In the mood to do some shopping? Bay Street is filled with duty-free boutiques. Enjoy the white sands of Cable Beach, then spent the evening at Arawak Cay to sample the typical dishes of the Bahamas.
02 Long Island, a day in paradise
After the spectacular visit to Nassau, sail on your charter yacht towards Long Island. Bask in the tranquillity of the island, the white sand beaches, and the crystal waters. Don’t miss Dean’s Blue Hole for some scuba diving: thrills guaranteed.
03 Scuba Diving on Bimini Island
Head for Bimini on your charter yacht. The island is situated to the west of the Bahamas, and was the Hemingway’s favourite getaway spot. In spite of its proximity to Florida, the island has not lost its authenticity. Bimini has a lot to offer, including scuba diving in shipwrecks and coral reefs.
At BGYB we offer our clients bespoke itinerary for their charter holidays. Please contact us to receive your very own personalised charter itinerary.
Day 1 Nassau
Arrival into Nassau, where you can enjoy lunch onboard the yacht after being welcomed by your crew. Depart by tender for the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, a 141-acre water park filled with water slides, amazing pools and miles of white sandy beaches. Explore the world’s largest open-air marine habitat, which encompasses 15 lagoons and over 50,000 marine animals. Head back to the yacht in the evening and enjoy dinner whilst watching the sunset.
Day 2 Upper Exumas
This morning, you will set course for Allan’s Cay and Highbourne Cay. Stop on the way for some spectacular diving and to enjoy the water toys your yacht provides. At Highbourne Cay, take a hike to the natural spring and appreciate its beauty. Have lunch onboard as you head to Allan’s Cay, home to a vast range of Jurassic Iguanas. Enjoy the white sand beach before heading back on board in the evening.
Day 3 Warderick Wells
Cruise to Waderick Wells, the heart of the Exumas Land & Sea Park - a spectacular cruising area thanks to its protected parklands. Enjoy the numerous walking trails on the island and their stunning scenery before heading back on board for lunch. In the afternoon, go snorkeling in the Sea Garden Aquarium near O’Brien’s Cay to witness the diverse underwater life of the Bahamas, before dinner back on your yacht.
Day 4 Pipe Creek
Enjoy breakfast on board as you sail to Pipe Creek - the winding passages through the tiny islands are filled with sandbars that grow with the ebbing tide, leaving nothing but white sand, sand dollars, starfish and beautiful Sunrise Tellin shells, and it’s also one of the best spots in the world for bone fishing. After lunch, make a stop at Compass Cay - the perfect opportunity to go swimming with sharks, or even just pet them from the dock.
Day 5 Big Major's Spot (Pig Beach)
Set off early to Big Major’s Spot Island, otherwise known as Pig Beach – your crew will pack you a picnic to share with the island’s four-hooved residents, and you can feed them, pet them, and even swim with them. In the afternoon, go snorkeling in Thunderball cave – an amazing spot made famous by the James Bond movie GoldenEye. If you’re feeling particularly brave, climb to the top of the limestone cavern and dive through the center.
Day 6 Great Exuma Island
Have a relaxing morning on board as your crew set off early to Great Exuma Island. Once arrived, enjoy a picnic lunch on the pristine Jolly Hall Beach. In the afternoon, head over to Stocking Island, where you can go snorkeling around its stunning coral reefs, or instead follow one of its hiking trails to witness its magnificent cliffs and sand dunes. In the evening, return on board for a delicious meal surrounded by beautiful scenery.
Day 7 Long Island
Enjoy breakfast as you sail to Long Island, and once arrived enjoy a morning of spectacular diving at Dean’s Blue Hole – a beautiful spot to witness mesmerising marine life. Enjoy lunch back on board, and in the afternoon your crew can organise a tour of the Deadman’s Cay Caves – a beautiful network of caves so extensive that they are yet to be fully mapped. Late afternoon, make a stop at Columbus Point for some stunning scenic views.
Day 8 Staniel Cay
Sail up to Staniel Cay, and spend the morning exploring the small island and its quaint settlement sprinkled with brightly colored houses. Return to the yacht for lunch and then spend the afternoon making the most of the clear waters by swimming and having fun with water toys. Head back on shore for dinner at the Staniel Cay Yacht Club – an Exuma staple, famous for their Caribbean cocktails.
Day 9 Hawksbill Cay
Set off early for Hawksbill, an uninhabited cay owned by Exuma Park, which is lined with soft sand beaches. Make the most of these in the morning by relaxing on the sands and enjoying your yacht’s water toys. After lunch, explore the history of the cay by heading up the trail from Adler Beach to find some well-preserved Loyalist Ruins dating back to the 1700s. Spend the evening relaxing back on your yacht with a fantastic meal.
Day 10 Shroud Cay & Norman Cay
After breakfast, head to Shroud Cay, which you can explore by kayak, paddle board and wave runners, riding through unspoiled mangrove creeks. In the afternoon, enjoy a sumptuous picnic lunch at the beautiful beach on the Atlantic side, before making a stop at Norman Cay for the unique opportunity to snorkel around a Curtiss 46 Commando Airplane. Enjoy a calm anchorage this evening and take in the clear view of the stars.
Day 11 Nassau - Disembarkation
Have a final breakfast on board before setting off back to Nassau, making a stop to enjoy the yacht’s water toys along the way. Once at Nassau, say your goodbyes to the crew and take some time to explore the island - climb the beautiful Queen’s staircase, built in the late 1700s, and go for lunch at the Graycliff Hotel and Restaurant where you can buy handmade chocolate and cigars. Set off to the airport late afternoon.
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