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As winter creeps in, are you already dreaming of warm sand and palm trees? Yes? Great! Come spend the holidays with us in The Bahamas!  Aside from the obvious draw of comfortable weather and pink sand beaches, we’ve got 6 more reasons to catch a flight to Nassau to celebrate the end of 2017 in style.

1. Fast and Convenient Travel

Travel during the holidays can be crazy, but with the direct flight options from major centers in the USA, Canada, Europe and Central America, getting to your happy place can be less of a headache than travelling to destinations within your own country! Land less than 15 minutes away from the heart of Nassau and jump straight into everything The Bahamas has to offer over the holidays.

Check out these direct flight options and approximate travel times:


Travel Time
New York 2hrs 58min
Boston 4hrs 6min
Chicago 2hrs 10min
Miami 55min
Fort Lauderdale 55min
Orlando 1hr 12min
Tampa 1hr 54min
Newark 3hrs 15min
Newark 3hrs 15min
Philadelphia 2hrs 59min
Washington, D.C. 3hrs 7min
Atlanta 2hrs 26min
Houston 3hrs 5min


Travel Time
Toronto 3hrs 10min
Montreal 3hrs 50min
Calgary 5hrs 30min


Travel Time
London 9hrs 45min

Central America

Travel Time
Panama 3hrs

2. The Vibrant Junkanoo Parade

The Bahamas’ famous Junkanoo Festival has become a big draw for visitors from around the world. Held annually in Nassau on December 26 and January 1, this colourful parade features fabulous costumes, music and dancing. A Bahamas tradition celebrating the history and culture of the islands, this is a holiday activity that’s definitely worth experiencing.

Junkanoo Festival – Photo credit: Cathy T.

3. The Luxurious Baha Mar Resort & Casino

Our luxury condo owners at ONE Cable Beach in Nassau should take advantage of the close proximity to the newly opened Baha Mar Resort & Casino. Just steps from your front door, the Baha Mar offers unique experiences, including:

  • Art workshops with local and international artists,
  • Golfing at the Royal Blue, the incredible 18-hole, 72-par course designed by the Jack Nicklaus,
  • The Caribbean’s largest casino with oceanfront views and more than 115 live tables
  • 14 restaurants with incredible selections for any meal and taste,
  • Breathtaking nightly fountain show that is a must-see attraction for any visitor.

4. Experience Nassau Nightlife

As tourist season ramps up on the island, the hotels, restaurants, and shops all kick into full gear. Hotels hosting vibrant holiday activities and events, clubs and bars filled with locals and visitors alike, and big-name concerts provide an impressive variety of nightlife options. For dinner ideas, check out our post: Top 7 Extraordinary Dining Experiences.


7 Extraordinary Dining Experiences Near Your Bahamas Luxury Condo

5.  Bahamas New Years Celebrations

Fireworks at New Years BahamasThe Atlantis on Paradise Island plays host to a lavish New Year’s Eve party, and one of this year’s highlights includes a performance by legendary rock superstar Sting. Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island, Breezes Resort & Spa Bahamas, Grand Lucayan, and Stella Maris are also popular for New Year’s Eve, or check out the multitude of  fireworks and celebrations happening throughout the islands.

6. ONE Cable Beach VIP Tour

One Cable Beach Luxury Condos BahamasSold on spending your holidays in the Bahamas? While you’re here, make sure you contact us for a VIP tour of ONE Cable beach of our recently opened boutique residences. Our outdoor infinity pool is just steps from the west-facing private beach where you will enjoy magnificent Bahamas sunsets. Whether you are looking to make a home in the Bahamas or for future vacation stay options, we would be delighted to be your host at ONE Cable beach.