Paradise Island is rare in its inclusive offering of a full palate of things to do and restaurants to experience. It is of the most popular tourist hubs in New Providence, seemingly mastering the art of festivity and immense pleasure.
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Designed by world-renowned golf course designer Tom Weiskopf, Ocean Club Golf Course’s 18-hole par 72 championship course stretches over 7,100 yards of ocean front property with unbeatable views. Both beautiful and challenging, this course has been host to many events including the Michael Jordan Celebrity Golf Tournament, Michael Douglas and Friends, Big Break Atlantis and the LPGA Pure Silk Invitation from 2012-2018. Arguably the most scenic golf course in the Caribbean, Ocean Club Golf Course has become popular with golf enthusiasts worldwide, who wouldn’t want to play golf by the ocean.
One of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Cabbage beach stretches 2 miles of powder white sand along the northern coast line of Paradise Island. It is ideal for beach walking, swimming or sunbathing. For the more adventurous at heart enjoy, snorkeling, water-skiing and parasailing can be enjoyed.
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The Atlantis Marina is one of the largest and most luxurious in the Bahamas accommodating vessels of up to 240 feet. Heavily trafficked all year round, this marina offers a mass variety of yacht and fishing charter services. Guests of The Atlantis Marina all enjoy the lengthy serving of premium amenities provided by The Atlantis Hotel
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HURRICANE HOLE MARINA
Hurricane Hole; a 12-foot draft facility with full modern marina services.
It’s direct access to and from the Nassau Harbor makes it a popular choice along with its ability to facilitate yachts up to 200 feet in length. This full-service marina remains the entrance to Hurricane Hole’s exclusive lifestyle offerings.
FINE DINING RESTAURANTS
Nobu features gourmet Japanese cuisine in private intimate settings and is known for its framed glowing green archway parallel with the famed Atlantis Casino. A large bar and entryway provide seating for dinner guests, as well as those simply desirous of relaxation with a glass of wine or cocktail. In addition to two small-scale dining areas on either side of the main dining space, Nobu offers the most imaginative dishes, its lead chef, Nobu Matsuhia achieving the title best chef in 1989 “Food & Wine Magazine”
Gourmet Chinese restaurant pressing play on modern old-style favorites such as spicy soy chicken dumplings or pan fried pork potstickers, and a diversity palate of entrees to include Asian favorites like: wok seared grouper and coconut mango curry chicken. A visually stimulating experience from start to finish.
Where French-Asian meets Bahamian spices. A rather stimulating ambiance with white sandy bays in your distance and intoxicating spices of no comparison walk about you. The Dune Restaurant hosts many seafood dishes and is of the more popular restaurants in wide palate of Paradise island dining experiences.
Seafood lovers, here’s your stop. A scenic spill of Bahamian textures, colors and shapes about you as you sip house cocktails and wines drawn from Regions known for the finest seafood dishes in the world amidst tender seafood delicacies. Here find rare seafood choices such as the lion fish, conch, tuna all seasoned to your perfect taste be it super flavorful or mild.
World-renowned Chef Todd English’s signature interpretive Mediterranean dishes sit within these walls. Olives rests within the skirts of The Atlantis Casino drawing in its spontaneity and specializing in coastal dishes prepared using fresh, seasonal ingredients. Olives features an extensive open kitchen where its culinary team prepares dishes from a rotisserie grill allowing its guests the luxury of cuts and seafood made-to-order alongside award winning cocktails and spirits. Its Raw Bar, a rare addition displays large fresh seafood options such as shellfish, clams and oysters, and a wood-burning oven showcasing English’s infamous thin-crust flatbread pizzas.
Echoing a true All Bahamian Dining Experience, bold colors bursting from wall to table to seating to floor, welcome to The Bahamian Club. A kick in every bite, flavorful meats and seafood made the Bahamian way. Here find aged steaks, chops, fresh local fish and more in intimate or open dining settings perfect for family or one on one scenarios.
While bringing you an assorted exchange of meats and seafood, Café Martinique features a heavily infused plant-forward menu, dishes created using local Bahamian ingredients to achieve unique Mediterranean-inspired flavors.
The elaborately lit Victorian inspired dining experience Casa Deangelo activates a collection of Tuscan, Southern Italian Accents and Caribbean entrees. Led masterfully by Chef Angelo Elia, Casa Deangelo boasts of an extensive wine listing and menu ripe with old-fashioned Tuscan fare.
Consistent with its name, The Seafire Steakhouse bids its guests rich, smoked, seared, or grilled flavors amidst a traditional butchery counter employing lobster tails, and the finest cuts of prime beef along with tempting starters such as the classic shrimp cocktail and coriander crusted beef carpaccio. Its menu further offers an extensive variety of signature martinis and fine wines with its own retail wine selection.
CASUAL DINING RESTAURANTS
In a poolside casualty, The Ocean restaurant offers fresh grilled bites in a setting that whisks you away as it is slightly elevated from the sea. Playful breezes dance about you as you indulge in its Smokey grilled delicacies.
SIP SIP (LUNCH)
Sip Sip is a famous Adult at the Harbour eatery led by of Chef Julie Lightbourn. Here, enjoy favorites such as The Spicy Conch Chili and Lobster Quesadillas or “sips” as they are commonly referred to such as The Rum Punch or Sky Juice exclusively at the SipSip Café located within the Cove, and its Pool area, which further includes a dining area overlooking marvel sand banks of Cove Beach.
FRANKIE GONE BANANAS
Drawing a unique taste of the island’s opulent culinary flavors to The Atlantis Resort, Frankie is a favorite of Nassau residents and is known for its fish fry; a flavorful blend of fresh seafood with spices all battered and deep fried to perfection. Also located within The Marina Village and offers its guests a range of Bahamian dishes inclusive of A Coconut ‘n Kalik Soup infused with local beer, Mahi Mahi and cracked conch and succulent lobster tails accompanied by signature island sides such as peas ‘n rice, mac n’ cheese and fried plantains. Here you may sip on a Bahamian cocktails hosting specialty ingredients from the rum-based Goombay Smash, a secret recipe which originated in the out island of Abaco, and “Sky Juice,” a traditional blend of Gin, coconut water and sweet milk that is a popular choice for the locals.
This Mediterranean-influenced restaurant employs various cooking stations where rare meats are prepared on demand and right before your eyes. Partially buffet styled as it allows you to select your sides from the choices laid out before you. Mosaic also opens on Sundays until 3:30.
POSEIDON’S TABLE (BUFFET)
Poseidon’s Table is a full service restaurant providing breakfast lunch and dinner options in buffet style. Find a Mexican Grill Station which features a fresh made tortillas, a Tandoori Oven serving Indian, a Japanese Sushi Station, a Traditional Meat Carving Station, endless desert and salad options. An endless eating experience.
It’s a family affair at this New York favorite, Carmines; a classic Italian restaurant within the Atlantis Resort. Choose from an assortment of fine Italian wines, including a private label magnum, and dig into platters with heathy servings perfect for full table sharing. Enjoy classic Italian recipes including chicken scarpariello, shrimp scampi, fried calamari, and veal saltimbocca with desert that is simply divine.
VIRGIL’S REAL BBQ
What do you get when you combine the world famous tastes of Tennessee, Kentucky, Texas, the Carolinas and Missouri and top it off with family inspired eating? You get Virgils Real BBQ. This Deep South, countryside meets casual dining experience makes true believers out of its BBQ lovers with hours of gentle smoking over hickory, oak, and fruit woods. Guests enjoy a delicious dinner with Virgil’s famous BBQ platters alongside home-style sides like smoky Memphis BBQ Beans, complete with favorites like fresh fruit cobbler. A true southern experience in The Bahamas.
This restaurant with its 1950 design overlooks the Atlantis Marina Enjoy smoked fish, matzo ball soup, towering deli sandwiches, brisket and more. An absolute midafternoon yes!
LAGOON BAR & GRILL
Here, enjoy lunch on an open-air terrace under a domed ceiling painted to emulate aquatic sceneries. Take in many of the resorts most scenic views as you watch the sharks swim by. International mid-day favorites can be found here inclusive of fresh salads, sandwiches, and personal sized pizzas.
THE VILLAGE BURGER SHACK
Pressing play on both indoor and alfresco dining, dive into gourmet burgers. Fresh fish options vegetarian dishes, salads, many side options. Enjoy shake combinations and both alcoholic and virgin beverage choices with shopping at your fingertips as The Village Burger Shack sits within the popular shopping district of Marina Village.
THE POINT RESTAURANT & BAR
Eat in a bathing suit or coat suit as you so desire. The Point Restaurant and Bar welcomes all age groups and sits along The Nassau Harbor offering a dinner menu packed with salad variations and sandwiches, as well as steak, chicken and seafood all prepared with a Bahamian kick. Easily the perfect place for vacationers on Paradise Island to view a breathtaking Caribbean sunset while sipping or eating.
GREEN PARROT HURRICANE HOLE
Open from 7am until 12 pm, this come as you are restaurant that sits just off the Marina on Paradise Island is a friendly choice with sporting a focal point. It hosts many televisions that feature rugby, soccer, basketball and the like…just pick your screen. Its bar is fully stacked yet it is a kid friendly setting that serves burgers, quesadillas, salads, wings fires and more of your absolute lunch must haves.
From a suspended airplane and pool bar to the outdoor deck with a fun and entertaining staff, Margaritaville is more than a restaurant – it’s a state of mind. Margaritaville has everything you need to have a good time: great music, our signature menu, three unique bars, indoor and outdoor seating, a fin-shaped pool and a stage for live performances.
A come as you are feel, any outfit will do. Enjoy karaoke every Friday evening from 8pm until, have a drink or a Bahamian meal with your loved ones. Violas is your home away from home. No cover charges are required nor reservation necessary. All ages are welcomed as Violas serves a breakfast lunch and dinner menu and wash it all down with local with your choice of a beer or non-alcoholic beverage while taking in the game or your choice show on one of 3 flat screen TVs thought the restaurant.
SUN & ICE
The centerpiece of the Coral Tower lobby within The Atlantis Resort, Sun & Ice, is a luxurious ice cream, gelato and sorbet melody created by Bahamian Chef Wayne Moncur. A family, Sun & Ice experience for all to enjoy frozen treats is the simple goodness of fresh milk, cream, egg yolks and pure cane sugar. A masterful union of the freshest organic, seasonal fruits, herbs, teas, spices and seeds from farms and gardens throughout The Bahamas islands, makes these flavors a first for all and a memory that will last forever.
BARS & CLUBS
Easily of the best micro-breweries in the Caribbean & the only craft brewery in the Bahamas, Pirate Republic hosts a variety of local beers, complemented by casual “bar talk” regarding our history of pirates in The Bahamas. An extension of the original Nassau location in the heart of Nassau, the brewery features drafts and flights from Pirate Republic’s signature menu, inclusive of the Black Beer’d Stout (chocolate malt), the Island Pirate Ale and Gold & Haze of Piracy, a wheat-based Belgian Ale. Also savor light bites which range from fresh jerk chicken to Mahi tuna and a specialty sausage menu.
Just a few steps from the Royal Towers Lobby in the Atlantis Resort, find Plato’s recently renovated sporting and bar lounge. Catch the latest in sports events on the TV screen of your choosing or unwind with live nightly entertainment in the raised lounge area. Enjoy quick bites at any time of the day or night in the library lounge just a throw away.
Moon jellyfish toss and frolic up and down the back drop of the elaborate bar adorned with special florescent lighting creating a drama that is hypnotic. Featured cocktails, a far-reaching wine collection, a plethora of draft beer options and a cigars all make this space pure ecstasy.
Airy, delicious tapas, fruit-infused martinis, and signature cocktails are a daily treat here at Sea Glass. Dive into table games like roulette, blackjack or simply take in the casual upscale environment in the heart of The Cove.
This, a 9,000-square-foot Jeffrey Beers-designed nightclub, is the more popular late night experience for Atlantis guests. Enjoy watching professional dancers take on the music as it comes from their assigned podiums that can be seen from every angle of the bar or hop on the dance floor for your own stab at the fist pumping excitement. Signature cocktails & sensual island vibes in a comfortable, banquette in your choice of your very own VIP section or private VIP parlor. Let the evening lift you.
The luck and winnings all around this bar make it an impulsive and intoxicating choice as it sits within the Atlantis Casino. Great music and signature cocktails just steps away from the gaming action. What a thrill.
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JOKERS WILD COMEDY CLUB
A wild collection of television’s funniest comics meet center stage at The Jokers Wild Comedy Club for the brightest most fun filled outbursts. Full on laughter that can’t be controlled employing an elaborate concession stand with hotdogs, popcorn, pizza, nachos and more all located at the center of The Beach and The Coral towers at The Atlantis Resort.
Take a break from the outdoors in a relaxing Hollywood blockbuster movie at the Atlantis Theatre within the convention center. A courtesy to all resort guests with a concession stand rimming with traditional film treats and beverages. Atlantis guests have the luxury of purchasing this activity with their room cards or Atlantis gift card.
Desire to be pampered? Lounge in the steamy, therapeutic sauna rooms of The Mandara Spa at Atlantis with both female and male private lounge areas. This award winning experience draws the healing hands of traditional European therapies and natural elements indigenous to The Bahamas all taking you on a calm journey, stress. Enjoy individual or couples massages at the poolside or take it to your room where you can slip into a deep sleep after. The Mandara Spa also offers hair and nail services for both the male and female alike all under one roof. Indulge.
CRYSTAL COURT SHOPS
The Crystal Court Shops offer the finest in women’s and men’s fashions, featuring Amici, Cole’s of Nassau, Michael Kors, Gucci, Tory Burch, David Yurman, Versace and more. The Atlantis Resort offers a first-rate shopping experience ranging from the latest Bahamian, Italian and French fashions on up to genuine Havana cigars, trendy handbags, beach attire, children’s clothing and toys and more all duty free.
Adjoining The Coral and Royal Towers at The Atlantis Resort and spanning a 7-acre lagoon, the world-class Atlantis Casino is a rare and captivating design. Brilliant glass sculptures by artist Dale Chihuly dropping from the ceiling or standing amidst the casino floor all provide a burst of colorful energy. Equipped with up-to-the-minute player rating systems, allowing guests the use of their room key for any slot or gaming experience. An outfitting of 85 gaming tables which feature games of baccarat, Ultimate Texas Hold’em poker, Let It Ride poker, craps, roulette & blackjack, high roller & private gaming stations, and over 700 of the latest slot machines with complimentary in-house gaming lessons available daily.
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The colorful waters of the Atlantic boast of so many mouthwatering delicacies. Hop on one of many Fishing Charters and head just off shore for Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo and other pelagic game fish or drift about the shoreline for yellowtails and Bahamian snappers. Release in the island way.
THE COVE POOL
The Cove Pool definitely wets the appetite; a full lounge like experience in the outdoors surrounding a generous aquatic outlay redesigned by the renowned luxury home décor and jewelry designer Lulu DK and boasts of 20 cabanas with artistic designs borne from both the nature and culture of The Bahamas. Each cabana features art and textiles created to complement the exclusive Lulu DK designs on the 20 bespoke Nusa Indah surfboards, inspired by the spirit of the islands. Within these cabanas personal butlers offer Cove guests spa treatments, complimentary hot and cold beverages and a daily copy of the New York Times.
EXUMA DAY TRIPS
Just an hour’s boat ride form Paradise Island are the world famous Exuma Cays, known for its translucent waters and stark white sand banks. There, embrace the friendly iguanas or swim with the world renowned swimming pigs or baby sharks. Take a moment for snorkeling the reefs adorned with fish or dive for conch or visit the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park, the first marine park of its kind in the world.
A collection of every need and want all nestled in one spot skirted by luxury yachts and the rhythmic sounds of the ocean as it meets the marina walls. Shop Bahamian straw bags, hats or clothing or tap into international brands like Dooney & Bourke, Versace and JC at our very own John Bull or Solomon’s Sea Treasures. Take a therapeutic stroll or enjoy an ice-cold Bahamian daiquiri or island infused ice cream selection. One can spend an entire day within the Marina Village with its diverse spread of to do’s.
Aquaventure; an endless aquatic playground containing over twenty million gallons of water is a unique experience; 141+ acres of pure joy and fist pumping fun. High speed waterslides, lengthy river rides with rolling rapids and wave surges all in a healthy tropical spread comprised of 20 swimming areas,11 pools and a kids water play fort. An intense offering of family fun.
VERSAILLES GARDENS AND FRENCH CLOISTER
A must see multi-terraced garden scattered with statues ponds and plush greenery. A romantic taste of Europe in the 21st century all sitting within the mainstream of Paradise Island Bahamas.
An overwhelming display of marine habitats and marine exhibits employing lagoons, caves, coral formations and underwater ruins showcase exotic marine life such as sharks, barracuda, piranha, rays, eels, star fish, endangered alligators, among others. The largest open-air marine habitat in the world… with eight million gallons of ocean water and more than 50,000 aquatic animals representing over 250 marine species.
BUGGY & ATV RIDES
Hop aboard a wild ride like an ATV or enjoy the island family style in a Buggy. Roam the streets in choice speed as you take in all the island has to offer. Turn this experience into a guided tour and visit Bahamian landmarks and eateries with J & S Buggy Rentals located within the Club Landor Resort Corporate Centre.
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