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Romantic Guide to the Bahamas

Love & Romance in Bahamas: Five Romantic Things To Do

Exuma Powerboat Adventure

Couples can get their motors running with an Exuma Powerboat thrill ride. The nine-hour adventure begins with a high octane burst of speed out of Nassau, heading towards Allens Cay, with a stop to plump up endangered iguanas via hand feeding. Then power on to tiny Ships Channel Cay, where you can spend the day swimming, snorkeling, touring the island or kicking back at the beach bar to enjoy a frosty libation and fresh grilled grouper.

Beach Horseback Riding

Enjoy a Caribbean fairy tale moment with a horseback ride along the beach. You'll both look like the hero and heroine in your own romantic fantasy as your horse strides through the gentle waters. Don't worry ' they'll match a horse to your skill level, even if you're a beginner. There are plenty of options for a beach ride in Freeport, Nassau, Grand Bahama and Coral Harbour. Rides usually last between 90 minutes and two hours.

Lucayan National Park

Nature-lovers can spend the day amidst the natural wonders of Lucayan National Park, on Grand Bahama Island, where you'll have 40 acres to explore. The piece-de-resistance ' and the real reason to make tracks for the park ' is the mysterious limestone caves that beckon the bold into the world's longest underwater cave system ' over six miles long. Lovers can enjoy the caves from the safety of boardwalks that lead to sun-shiny Gold Rock Beach, perfect for a romantic picnic.

Carriage Ride through Downtown Nassau

Get your romantic groove on with a slow-paced carriage ride through the cobblestone lanes and historic streets of downtown Nassau. A good spot to hail a ride is Rawson Square. Carriage-drivers are like cabbies everywhere ' they love to talk. Most are steeped in Bahamas lore, so ask around and find one who can tell you a few of the island's most romantic tales. They also know when to zip it and let two lovebirds zone in on each other.

Sunset Cruise

Nassau and Freeport have plenty of options for passion-inducing sunset cruises. These range from the mellow and mild to blood-pumping dance cruises guaranteed to raise a couple's temperature. Most sunset cruises feature tempting dinners and free-flowing cocktails and champagne. The captain and crew will work double-time as couples relax and get starry-eyed as the sun goes down.

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