Visiting Government Wharf should be a part of your trip in an Exuma vacation rental. Exuma, a 360-island district of the Bahamas, is a favorite destination for snorkeling, diving and sightseeing because of its remarkable beaches and diverse marine resources. Its capital, Georgetown, has a rich history, and its main industries are hospitality, tourism and cotton plantations.
The Government Wharf is the town's busiest district. Most of the locals gather here for their daily activities. Local pubs, shops and small bazaars are abundant in this area. Tourists are fond of going to Government Wharf for several reasons.
You might find yourself overwhelmed by the number of resorts, restaurants and shops in Exuma, especially in Georgetown. Joining the local residents, who often gather in Government Wharf, is a good thing to do because the townspeople are always happy to give tips and advice to tourists about the best places to visit. The locals know the restaurant which serves the best grilled lobster, where to find the affordable Exuma vacation rentals and the caves that you should visit for a nice hike.
Government Wharf is famous for its local pubs. There is a wide selection of these traditional bars and they are often packed with friendly people. Enjoy the bar food, the refreshing drinks and other local delicacies at surprisingly low cost. Some of these pubs even have dance floors for those who want to rev it up. The ambiance gives you a feel of the warm tropics.
The Tropic of Cancer
The Tropic of Cancer runs through Georgetown near Government Wharf. It has been a tradition for tourists to cross this line. You can also take a picture of yourself beside its demarcation line.
Since Government Wharf is the central district of Georgetown, it is home to a lot of casual and high-end restaurants. Seafood is often the specialty, but the menu also extends to classic Mediterranean and American food. Most of these restaurants also offer cooking seafood that you caught earlier in the day. Try going on a fishing trip along the shores of the island and have a restaurant prepare your food the way you like it. A diverse selection of cocktails, wines and other beverages are available in different bars and restaurants.
Small bazaars and stores are also abundant in this district. You will find great and affordable products, food items and souvenirs as you roam these shopping centers. You can buy fishing, swimming and diving gear that you can use at the beach. Books about Exuma are also available.
Spending time in Government Wharf will let you experience the warm welcome and the rich culture of the townspeople. Be sure to document your activities by taking pictures or shooting videos of your encounters with the unique attributes of Government Wharf. It will be a fun-packed travel experience for all. Browse through all the available Exuma vacation rentals at VacationHomes.com and look for the one that best suits you.