If you’re looking for paradise on earth, you’ll find it in the Exumas. The Exuma Cays are a chain of 360+ islands in the Bahamas just southeast of Nassau. They’re famous for their white sand beaches and having some of the bluest water in the world. They’re also famous for those adorable swimming pigs! The Exumas are becoming a popular Caribbean vacation spot and are attracting quite a few visitors (read up on 15 Things to Do in the Exumas and 20 Things to Know Before You Go to the Exumas). If you’re in the beginning stages of planning a trip, here’s a breakdown of where to stay in the Exumas:
While the Exumas are made up of a lot of islands, not many of them are inhabited (the majority are private) and there are even fewer places to stay.
Great Exuma: Great Exuma is the main island of the Exumas and home to Georgetown (where the airport is). You’ll find the most options of places to stay here. You’ll also have the biggest variety of restaurants and shopping (although still limited). There are a couple of resorts on Great Exuma but it’s mostly small inns and vacation rentals.