Caribbean Islands Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Caribbean Islands activity »
  1. 1 My New Life !
  2. 2 Accomodation and transport in Eleuthera, Bahamas
  3. 3 Travel buddy
  4. 4 Junkanoo Champagne vs Goomba Champagne - what's the difference?
  5. 5 Jamaica with two 23 yr old young men
  6. 6 Cuba
  7. 7 Staniel Cay surrounds - end of year
  8. 8 Jamaica
  9. 9 Where to spend a week at the beach(in april)
  10. 10 Fern Gully or nearby....walking in nature
  11. 11 Help me to pick an island
  12. 12 Traveling with 15, 13, & 10 year old kids to Jamaica...need advice
  13. 13 Caribbean Real Estate Jobs
  14. 14 Virgin Islands Itinerary: Safety and other concerns
  15. 15 When to go to El Yunque
  16. 16 Honeymoon Advice
  18. 18 Help with Grace Bay Hotel
  19. 19 How to get to Taylor Bay Beach?
  20. 20 Conference in Cuba in February
  21. 21 Santiago de Cuba suggestions
  22. 22 Planning a Spring Break Trip in the USVI
  23. 23 All-Inclusive, adult only resorts
  24. 24 Small boat excursion
  25. 25 Overwhelmed....
View next 25 » Back to the top

Bahamas help - 4 day vacation with Husband to RELAX!

Jump to last reply

Hi there,

I've used Fodors forums for previous trips and have always found everyone's comments so helpful! I'm hoping that I can get some guidance for an upcoming trip I am planning for my husband and I.

We are in our mid/early thirties, both work like crazy, we have a 2.5 year old and another on the way. We are looking to get away, just the two of us (sorry, kiddo) before life gets even crazier. We have 4 days (Wednesday to Sunday) in early December.

We've neve been to the Bahamas and the more I research the more it looks great. We are coming from Toronto, Ontario, so it's only a 2.5 hour flight to Miami. The problem is, I'm just not sure exactly where to start. There are something like 800 islands and I'm not sure where we would want to go and if it matters all that much.

Here's what we are looking for: relaxing on the beach, not "too touristy", spa, some hiking or cycling around the island, some snorkling (unfortunately I can't go scuba diving this trip), good food, and just a laid back environment. We aren't into dressing up for dinners and prefer to lounge around and enjoy. We also don't care at all about nightlife. Dinner on the beach and then maybe a walk? Perfection. We don't really have a budget, but would prefer to spend $500 per night or less. Obviously don't want to spend more than we have to.

I think somewhere like Atlantis would be too touristy/busy for us. I've been looking at hotels on Abaco (Hope Town Harbour Lounge), The Rock House on Harbour Island, Small Hope Bay Lodge, The Cove on Eleuthera also looks nice.

Help please! I'm so overwhelmed!! Thanks so much!!

18 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.