Weekend Getaway: Atlantis Paradise Island Resort

There is no better way to say farewell to winter than a weekend escape to the beautiful Bahamas. Lucky for New Yorkers, it is only a short flight away! In under four hours and with flights for as little as $350, you really don’t have an excuse. So pack your bags, we’re off to paradise!

Image: courtesy of nassauparadiseisland.com

Image: courtesy of nassauparadiseisland.com

We know how important it is to get the most out of your trip, so traveling to a secluded island resort probably isn’t so practical when trying to maximize your time on a short getaway. However don’t fret, vacationers are still able to experience the seclusion and crystal clear waters of the Caribbean at Nassau Paradise Island, only a few short miles from the center of town.

A weekend away is all about rest, relaxation, exploration, excitement, and adventure, and with this in mind, all roads lead to Atlantis Paradise Island Resort. From the moment you arrive, you’ll be immersed in an exotic, luxurious paradise, with every amenity you could ever imagine. With 21 restaurants, 19 bars & lounges, 11 swimming pools, a 20 million-gallon water park, a championship 18-hole golf course, the largest casino in the Caribbean and exclusive access to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, there will be no reason to leave the peripheries of this unique paradise.

Image: courtesy of atlantisbahamas.com

Image: atlantisbahamas.com

At Atlantis Paradise Island Resort there truly is something for everyone. Perfect for a romantic weekend away or a school holiday break with the kids. For children, Atlantis is the coolest kids club in the Caribbean! A range of supervised activities are offered for children ages 3-15, including interactive games, an imagination station, arts and crafts, culinary lessons, wizardology, theater, performances, outdoor play, and more. There is also a variety of camps to choose from, including junior scuba, junior golf, and marine adventures! For teens and tweens aged 9-17, CRUSH is the resort’s exclusive 14,000 foot interactive nightclub, filled with multimedia activities to satisfy even the most tech savvy teen!

For the adults, Atlantis boasts fantastic nightlife, amazing shopping, a championship golf course, casino, state of the art fitness center, and luxurious spa. Enjoy some family time at Atlantis Aquaventure, one of the largest water themed attractions in the world. Atlantis Water Adventures and Dolphin Cay are also the perfect family activity, entertaining every age!

Image: courtesy of atlantisbahamas.com

Image: atlantisbahamas.com

There are plenty of accommodation options catering to every budget. The Royal Towers are centrally located and offer premium suites and rooms with sweeping pool and ocean views. The Coral Towers are also centrally located, reflecting a contemporary relaxed Bahamian ambience with fantastic amenities and services. One of the most value-conscious accommodations, and just steps from the beach, the Beach Tower offers a range of amenities and casual décor. An oasis of style and sophistication awaits you at The Cove Atlantis, offering luxurious all-suite accommodations in an adults-only environment. If you’re looking for more residential style accommodation, look no further than The Reef Atlantis, offering studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom suites with stunning ocean views and a perfect location! Finally, the Harbourside Resort at Atlantis borders the island’s marina and harbor, offering fantastic amenities and residential style villas.

With the convenience and practicality of being just minutes from the centre of Nassau, Atlantis Paradise Island Resort truly is the crown jewel of the Bahamas. Paradise has truly been found at one of the most amazing vacation destinations in the world.

Image: courtesy of nassauparadiseisland.com

Image: nassauparadiseisland.com

-By Lizzie Crittenden