Even on a budget you can find plenty of exciting adventures near your Bahama vacation home. You won't have to sacrifice fun just because of your budget. Here are some exciting things to do, all while making your pocketbook happy while enjoying your vacation rental.
The Bacardi Distillery
The Bacardi Distillery is a great place to visit no matter what your budget. You will enjoy a free tour of the distillery and, even better, free rum drinks after the tour. You really can't beat a free tour and drinks if you're on a budget. The distillery is off of Adelaide Road on the south shore of New Providence Island.
The Botanical Gardens
The Botanical Gardens is an 18-acre garden featuring over 600 species of tropical flowers. Even though it is not free to get into, The Botanical Gardens admission is less than a dollar. The Botanical Gardens is located off of West Bay Street close to Fort Charlotte. Make sure to bring your camera because the plants and flowers you will encounter are well worth a picture.
Explore the Beach
You came all the way to the Bahamas, so what better way to spend your holiday than on the beach. The Bahamas is full of breathtaking beaches and even better they are free! Make sure to pack your sunscreen, water and a good book. Enjoy spending the day catching some rays and taking a dip in the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Don't forget to pick up some local fruit from one of the local vendors on your way to the beach.
Even on a budget you can still do some major shopping in the Bahamas. Everything you buy is duty-free which will save you some cash. You can also check out some of the local open-air markets where you can pick up some handcrafted items. Make sure to bargain in order to get the best deal. Most shops are open till 5 p.m., however shops in Nassau normally close at noon on Thursdays.
You can snorkel for almost little to no money at all. Bring your own snorkel gear with you or rent some for the week. Rental prices vary but are usually very affordable. The Bahamas is full of great places to snorkel. Get up-close and personal with the beautiful tropical fish that lay beneath the waters.
A sunset cruise can be a great way to enjoy an evening on a budget. Prices are typically $40 to $70 a person depending on the company that you choose. The admission usually includes dinner, unlimited drinks, music and dancing. If you are on a budget this is a great way to have some fun. You get entertainment, dinner, drinks and you get to watch the sunset over the picturesque Caribbean Sea. Make sure to shop around in order to get the best price.
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