Nassau, Bahamas, Paradise Island
3 nights / 4 days
Boasting stretches of sugar white sands, sparkling blue seas and vibrant coral reefs, combined with a cultural melting pot and just an hour's flight from Miami, the Bahamas provides the perfect location for a quick getaway.
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Day 1: USA / Nassau, Bahamas
Just 45 minutes from Miami, arrive in Nassau after your short flight and begin your relaxing escape from your daily routine. Board your private transfer and enjoy the scenic drive over the bridge to Paradise Island, arriving at The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort for three replenishing nights in a Luxury beachfront suite. With traditional Bahamian elegance, the resort sits on five miles of powdery-white sand and 35 acres of Versailles-inspired lawns and gardens. Sip a cocktail on your private balcony, indulge in a restorative treatment in a Balinese-style spa, take in a round of golf or soak up the sun in one of three pools.
This evening, enjoy the complimentary wine hour before celebrating your escape with a Michelin-starred meal at Dune. Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten serves an imaginative blend of French-Asian cuisine with a dash of Bahamian spice. Start with a signature Bahamian conch salad or fritto misto salad with a remoulade sauce, then dive into snapper crusted with nuts and a sweet and sour just before indulging in a sweet finish of holey farm passion fruit with an orange blossom cream and meringue.
Day 2: Paradise Island
Spend the day lounging by the elegant, adults-only Versailles Pool while the kids enjoy the complimentary Kids for All Seasons program with everything from arts and crafts to high-tech games marine habitat exploration. Or, rejuvenate with a sea lavender and samphire polish in a Balinese-inspired spa villa followed by a round of golf at the Ocean Club Golf Course.
For film buffs, relive a day as 007, partaking in his legendary legacy. James Bond's Casino Royale was filmed here in 2006. His day beings with a swim in the crystal clear ocean and relaxation on the soft white sands, then he plays a masterful game of poker in the bar, followed by a romantic night in one of the resort's villa residences.
After dinner, head to Martini Bar and Lounge for a James Bond classic, the Vesper Martini. Made with Gordon's gin, vodka and Kina Lillet, it is the perfect cocktail to complete your relaxing day.
Day 3: Paradise Island
After a leisurely breakfast, take the complimentary transfer to Dolphin Cay Atlantis and enjoy the Swim in Wonder Experience. An inspirational interaction, engage with bottlenose dolphins while in your snorkeling gear. Watch them swim alongside you as share their acrobatic skills and retrieve items for you.
Then, head over the bridge to explore Nassau at your leisure. Climb the Queen's Staircase to historic Fort Fincastle for a guided tour, sample rum at John Watling's Distillery, browse the Straw Market for the perfect souvenir or hear the swashbuckling and seductive tales at the Private of Nassau Museum. Conclude your day with a casual meal at Arawal Cay with a selection of eclectic beachside restaurants, huts and bars. Be sure to try conch fritters and Caribbean fish fries and watch it down with an ice cold Kalik beer.
Day 4: Nassau, Bahamas / USA
Savor breakfast in bed with scrumptious pastries and delicious espresso options, before boarding your private transfer to the airport. Embark on your comfortable return flight and beginning planning your next quick escape to one of the many Caribbean islands' pristine beaches.
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