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Inside Background
Some visitors find Freeport kitschy and tacky and, in fact, it is a town...
Last edited: 15 February 2007
It might seem unnatural to worry about safety in such a tropical paradise but...
Last edited: 07 December 2011
Freeport is the second largest city in the islands and it has a growing...
Last edited: 19 June 2006
As of 2014 the official Bahamas Ministry of Tourism website for Grand Bahama...
Last edited: 29 April 2014
The best time to visit Freeport is September-May. This is when the weather is...
Last edited: 19 June 2006
Inside Transportation
Freeport is only 55 miles east of Miami and it is easily accessible by...
Last edited: 07 December 2011
Freeport is very easy to navigate although there are many dead ends and...
Last edited: 04 March 2013
Public transportation in Freeport can often be unreliable and disorganized...
Last edited: 24 June 2006
Renting a car Renting a car is fairly easy in Freeport. You can do so at the...
Last edited: 10 July 2015
The port at Freeport has definitely been improving. They are making a real...
Last edited: 20 November 2012
Inside Things to Do
Freeport seems pretty laid back, but there is actually quite a bit to do at...
Last edited: 11 February 2014
The performing arts are ubiquitous in Freeport. Most of the night scene...
Last edited: 12 December 2010
 The main shopping area for tourists in Freeport is at Port Lucaya...
Last edited: 27 December 2008
There is a lot more to do in Freeport than just sunbathing and swimming in...
Last edited: 07 December 2011
Grand Bahama is home to one of the best bonefish fisheries in the world...
Last edited: 18 June 2011
Barbary Beach is called by locals as the most beautiful on the island, which...
Last edited: 12 April 2010
Shamie will treat you and your family to one of the greatest escapes available...
Last edited: 27 July 2010
The only casino on Grand Bahama is located at the Our Lucaya Resort, across the...
Last edited: 12 April 2010
Billed as a sexy, sophisticated, adult atmosphere with Freeport's most...
Last edited: 11 December 2010
Count Basie Square is the entertainment hub for Port Lucaya Marketplace.  Live...
Last edited: 11 December 2010
Located adjacent to the International Bazaar, the Goombay Straw Market is only...
Last edited: 12 April 2010
Once the symbol of Freeport, the International Bazaar was founded in 1965 and...
Last edited: 31 January 2011
Established as the smallest national park in the Bahamas in 1959, 1.5 Acre...
Last edited: 17 September 2013
Port Lucaya Marketplace is the dining, shopping, and entertainment hub of Grand...
Last edited: 12 April 2010
Located at the Lighthouse Pointe section of the Radisson Our Lucaya Resort...
Last edited: 12 April 2010
Located at Port Lucaya Marketplace, you can buy souvenirs and handicrafts...
Last edited: 12 April 2010
Xanadu Beach is somewhat more protected from the wind and waves than Taino...
Last edited: 21 April 2010
Inside Dining Scene
Dining in Freeport is not cheap, but there are plenty of inexpensive options...
Last edited: 12 December 2010
Formerly Cally's, After Deck sports a new tropical ambience and upgraded...
Last edited: 15 October 2009
Located at Port Lucaya Marketplace, across from Shenanigan's Irish Pub, Agave...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
A small bar in the back of Port Lucaya Marketplace next to Giovannis.  Popular...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
A popular expat hangout, Banana Bay is set on beautiful Fortune Beach, just...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Located on the Beach next to the Reef Village at Our Lucaya resort, Billy Joe's...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
The only true Bahamian dining experience in Port Lucaya Marketplace, Caribbean...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Italian restaurant located at Port Lucaya Marketplace.  Popular for early bird...
Last edited: 03 June 2008
Located at Port Lucaya Marketplace behind Rum Runners and across from Caribbean...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Pool bar setting at the Island Seas Resort, Coconuts serves up Bahamian dishes...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Located at UNEXSO at Port Lucaya Marketplace, Dive Inn serves inexpensive lunch...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Just like at home, Dominos offers pizza specials for takeout and delivery...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Popular for early bird specials starting at 5:00 PM, Giovannis serves Italian...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Pool bar at the Our Lucaya resort, Hammerheads features live music on some...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Located at the Westin Our Lucaya resort, across the path from the Isle of Capri...
Last edited: 13 June 2008
Le Med is located at Port Lucaya Marketplace, near Reef Tours and Da Conch Man...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Serving gourmet French cuisine, Luciano's is one of Grand Bahama's finest...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Popular sandy-bottomed expat hangout in Mather Town, just down the beach from...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Home to the native fish fry at Smith Point on Wednesday Nights, Outriggers is...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Newly rebuilt following it's destruction during the hurricanes of 2004, Pier...
Last edited: 06 December 2012
Known for it's pizza, Pisces also features a wide selection of curry dishes...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Once known for it's black-tie dining and gourmet European menu, Ruby Swiss has...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Located in lively Port Lucaya Marketplace, immediately adjoining Count Basie...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Sabor is an Asian-infused Bahamian fine dining restaurant at the Pelican Bay...
Last edited: 12 December 2012
Living up to it's name, Simply Native features nothing but native Bahamian...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
International sandwich chain serves up subs hot and cold for inexpensive prices...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Located at Our Lucaya Resort, Prop Club serves up Bahamian and American style...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Native hangout in Williams Town, just down the beach from the Island Seas...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Famed for his Roast Conch dishes, Tony Macaronis is situated directly on Taino...
Last edited: 03 June 2013
Located at the Our Lucaya Resort, Willy Broadleaf's is open only for breakfast...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Serving Greek and Bahamian specialties in a casual setting, Zorbas is located...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Inside Bahamas: For Foreign Visitors
US Dollars are equal to the Bahamian Dollar 1:1 and readily accepted throughout...
Last edited: 29 January 2009
If you are traveling from the United States to the Bahamas you need either a...
Last edited: 03 December 2014
  Medical Facilities ~ The island has a clinic, Harbour Island Health Clinic...
Last edited: 10 October 2007
Althought there is no language barrier between the English speaking world and...
Last edited: 14 July 2008
Area Code  The Bahamas uses the Area Code 242.  The local phone system is...
Last edited: 30 March 2015
Gratuities ALL FOOD, whether self serve or served at the table will have an...
Last edited: 30 April 2008
If you are traveling from the US, there is no need to change your money.  US...
Last edited: 11 May 2014
Arrivals - Customs and Duties for tourist are pretty lenient.  US traveler can...
Last edited: 12 December 2012
Hotel Taxes and fees All licensed hotels collect a hotel tax of 6%.  This tax...
Last edited: 28 July 2010
Once in the Bahamas you'll find some things very familiar.  The US dollar is...
Last edited: 07 November 2006