Bar Hopping in the Bahamas – Experience the Best Bars in the Bahamas

Bar Hopping in the Bahamas – Experience the Best and Most Luxurious Bars in the Bahamas

Bahamas Beach Bars

A trip to the Bahamas brings endless ways to relax and have fun. No doubt you have seen images of the islands’ famous white sand beaches and aqua waters, but travelers are often surprised to find how fun it can be to bar hop throughout the islands. There is something for everyone, from swanky lounges to breezy bars right on the beach. The following are the most luxurious and entertaining bars in the Bahamas, perfect for an afternoon or evening of bar hopping.

Nipper’s Beach Bar & Grill

Nippers Great Guana Cay BahamasOn beautiful Great Guana Cay in the Abacos, you will find a staple of any Bahamas vacation, Nipper’s Beach Bar & Grill. You will find a welcoming party most afternoon and evenings of the week and a place to relax from 7AM until the last person leaves, 364 days a year. Nippers is perched just above one of the most beautiful beaches in the Bahamas and there’s always a fun crowd gathering.  Just step off the local island ferry and follow the well worn path to Nippers.  Sip one of their famous fruity drinks while floating in one of two pools, wander down to the beach, or party hard on their dance floor. For a special experience, stop in for the pig roast every Sunday beginning at 12:30PM for the biggest beach party in the Bahamas.


The beautifully appointed Ocean Club provides one of the most luxurious experiences in the Bahama islands. Atop a sand dune on Paradise Island, you can find an elegant dining room and spacious patio offering incredible views. Enjoy graceful ambiance with the finest drink selection around, featuring everything from fine vintage wines to specialty cocktails. This is the place to go for a relaxing and decadent night at the bar. Find it at 1 Casino Dr.

The Landing

This bar exudes elegance from its incredible design to its decadent drink menu. It is housed in a colonial mansion that was built in the 19th century. Enjoy the beauty of this building or the beauty of the views it affords of Harbour Island’s most beautiful shores. The ambiance is elegant and casual, and there is something for everyone, especially those who enjoy wine, as you will find the rarest and most delicious selection of wines here. Find this beautiful spot in Dunmore Town on Bay Street right across from the Government Dock.

Bahama Mama Cocktail

Aura Nightclub

The Aura Nightclub in the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island offers an experience straight out of Las Vegas. This is the place to go if you are looking for an old-fashioned, late-night party featuring the best DJs on the island, endless dancing, and great drinks. You can enjoy this in the upscale atmosphere where people have one goal; to have a good time. Aura Nightclub offers a full experience, rather than just a few drinks. Find it 1 Casino Dr Suite 35.

John Watling’s Distillery

Here you will find a much more dignified experience than you will find at many beach bars where people are drinking sugary drinks as fast as possible. You should definitely start with the tour of the breathtaking estate, which was constructed in the late 18th century. After the tour, you can find a cozy spot on the patio and enjoy the incredible flavors of a wide variety of rum. Rum in the Caribbean is the best you will find in the world, and as the only locally-owned distillery in Nassau, you can be sure this will be some of the best rum you have ever tried. Find it on Delancy St. in Nassau.

You will find no shortage of unique opportunities to spend an afternoon or an evening at the bar in the Bahamas. These are some of the most iconic establishments throughout the island, but a little exploring is always sure to turn up a few gems. Regardless of where you choose to enjoy a drink, you can be sure your Bahamian experiences will be memorable ones!

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