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Long Island

Dive into the Blue Hole, discover paradise!

Discover the rich history this island has to offer, with a visit to Columbus Point. Located to the northern most tip of the island, this monument shows not only the towering memorial of Christopher Columbus but also a view of the ocean like no other. A trip to Hamilton’s cave, the largest cave system in the Bahamas is also highly recommended. Here you will venture into the passages of time, once said to be inhabited by the Lucayan Indians about 500 AD. A vacation in Long Island isn’t complete without a dive into the 600 ft. blue hole, which is the deepest within the Bahamas. A journey into Dean’s Blue Hole will leave you in awe as you witness the beauty of nature surrounding you.Another popular tourist attraction which is sure to captivate your attention, Two Churches. Located in the capital, Clarence Town, St. Pauls’ and St. Peter’s church were both constructed by Father Jerome Hawes, the latter after he changed religions to Catholic.

When in Long Island, take in the island’s vibrant night life at any of the popular spots across the island. Dance away to the sweet sounds of Rake and Scrape music which are favourites amongst the locals. Enjoy the cool tropical breeze on any of the white sand beaches of the west coast, with their towering trees and crystal clear waters providing the setting of ultimate relaxation. From the west of the island take a journey to the east and behold the sharp change in coast line, resulting from the rough waves of the Atlantic. See the amazing rock formations which have resulted from years of the oceans pressure. With accommodation varying from the cosy more private guest houses and villas, to the luxury of hotels and resorts you are sure to have your accommodation needs met in Long Island. A wide array of quality restaurants will tantalize your taste buds with the exquisite cuisine this island has on offer. Not sure of when to visit? The weather of Long island is sublime year round. Visit during February and see the island’s revered Mutton Fest. This event highlights and showcases the island’s finest mutton, with culinary and live animal contest a major part of the festivities.

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