Arguably the most
beautiful yachting venue in the world, Exuma boasts pristine
reefs, stunning beaches and excellent anchorages.
consists of two main islands, Great Exuma & Little Exuma and
about 365 little cays located in the center of the Bahamas Islands
chain. The Bahamian Iguanas live there and the 176 square mile Exuma National Land
& Sea Park is located there-famous for diving and yachting.
The island of Great
Exuma is the largest of these islands with its main town of George
Town being the administrative center. Elizabeth Harbour is snuggly
protected between Great Exuma and the offshore islands of Stocking
Island, Elizabeth Island and Guana Cay and provides the most
exquisite cruising area in the western hemisphere.
The Harbour extends for about ten
miles and includes some of the best soft white sand beaches in the
world plus coral reefs perfect for snorkeling in depths of less
than ten feet and water temperatures always above 75 degrees.
Houseboats is based at George Town where you will obtain your
provisions and sample a "Kalik"
the local, very tasty beer.
Georgetown, the quaint capital, visit the Straw Market under the
big African fig tree for locally made Bahamian souvenirs or stroll
around Lake Victoria and absorb the local way of life.
Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park is home to several rare birds, exotic
reptiles, colourful fish and breathtaking species of flora.
Snorkellers will find the wide, shallow coastal region teeming
with life and easy to explore, while divers can explore the huge
coral reef or Exuma Sound which is filled with caves, blue holes
Beaches, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving,
fishing, kayaking, sailing and shelling are just some of the
activities. Try the Peace
& Plenty Resorts.
Holidays in Exuma
can be enjoyed all year round. The winters tend to be drier with
daily temperatures between 75° F and 85° F. Summers are between
80° F and 90° F.