Grand Bahama Island

Escape to Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach via Balearia Ferry Service!

Grand Bahamas Island

As the northernmost island of The Bahamas, and the closest major island to the United States, Grand Bahama Island is a beautiful, and convenient, vacation destination, and home to some of the friendliest people on Earth. Our ecological wonders and bounty of natural riches have brought explorers to our gorgeous shores for over 7,000 years, while our vibrant culture, charming towns and settlements, and island highlights and landmarks have long delighted visitors from all over the world.

 

Getting To Grand Bahamas Island Is a Breeze

Hop a plane, board a cruise from Palm Beach or depart on the Fast Ferry from Fort Lauderdale and enjoy a relaxing glide to Grand Bahamas Island.

We’re happy to share that you can now escape to paradise for a steal! Viva Wyndham and Balearia Caribbean are offering an incredible all-inclusive ferry and resort package with the following amenities:
 
  • Resort Accommodations
  • Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Snacks
  • Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Drinks
  • Daily Activities Program
  • Paddle Boarding
  • Introductory Dive Lessons
  • Unlimited Non-Motorized Sports
  • Live Night Entertainment
  • International Entertainment Staff
  • Dance Classes
  • Gym
  • Free Wifi
  • Theme Parties

 

The package is $495* for 3 nights and the ferry from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Bahama departs Thursdays and Sundays.

Book by 5/30/21

 

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Viva Wyndam Fortruna Beach All-Inclusive Resort 3.5 Stars

Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach is an all-inclusive, Tyus Tours & Travel Favorite, family-friendly resort, located on a secluded beach on beautiful Grand Bahama Island. Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach is a relaxing island destination for those who desire a fun, tropical getaway. Unwind in the shade with a refreshing cocktail, plan a romantic trip for two or experience thrilling water sports activities, including sailing, wind surfing and snorkeling; this all-inclusive resort has something to satisfy all tastes and travel styles. 

$201 per night

05/2-5/31/2021

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The Flamingo Bay Hotel & Marina 3 Stars

This quaint hotel is conveniently located 200 yards near the beach, just minutes from downtown Freeport, a five minute unique and scenic water Taxi from our Marina to Treasure Bay Casino and Port Lucaya Marketplace. Flamingo Bay Hotel shares the beach and pool amenities with its sister property the Taino Beach Resorts, so guests enjoy the benefits of Taino Beach Resorts with the largest pool on Grand Bahama, lazy pool, water slide and swim up pool bar just to name a few.

$76 per night

5/1-8/1/2021

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Marlin at Taino Beach 3.5 Stars

Located in Freeport, The Marlin at Taino Beach Resort & Clubs is on a private beach. Shoppers can check out Port Lucaya Marketplace, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Taino Beach and Lucaya Beach. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving and snorkeling nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with horse riding and cave exploring

$146 per night

05/1-8/1/2021

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It's Your Time To Travel Podcast

Date: 04/15/2021

Topic: Grand Bahama Island continues to rebound with special call in guest,

Carmel Churchill, Author, Tourism Cinsultant, Grand Bahmas Island

www.talktainmentradio.com/podcasts/ITS YOUR TIME TO TRAVEL 041521.mp3

 

Entry Requirements for Visitors 

Step 1: 

Bahamas Travel Health Visa Application: 

  • All persons traveling to The Bahamas, and those traveling inter-island, must apply for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa at travel.gov.bs. 

Vaccinated Travelers: 

  • DOMESTIC 

  • Effective immediately, a Bahamas citizen or resident who is fully vaccinated – after receiving their second dose - will be exempted from COVID-19 testing requirements when traveling inter-island from New Providence, Grand Bahama, Abaco, Exuma and Eleuthera. 

  • INTERNATIONAL 

  • Effective May 1, 2021, visitors traveling to The Bahamas from other countries who are fully vaccinated and have passed the two-week immunity period will be exempted from COVID-19 testing requirements for entry and inter-island travel. 

Unvaccinated Travelers: 

  • Unvaccinated travelers entering The Bahamas and/or those traveling inter-island from Nassau & Paradise Island, Grand Bahama Island, Abaco, Eleuthera or Harbour Island, must obtain a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR (swab) test taken no more than 5 days prior to the date of arrival. Test must return a negative result for entry into The Bahamas. 

  • Children 10 and under, and pilots and crew of commercial airlines who remain overnight in The Bahamas are not required to take a test. 

  •  Negative PCR test results must be uploaded in order to complete a Bahamas Health Visa application, and must be presented upon arrival in The Bahamas. 

  •  Any person presenting test results older than 5 days will not be allowed entry into The Bahamas. 

 
Step 2: 

Once in possession of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test, travellers can apply for their required Bahamas Travel Health Visa at travel.gov.bs. (Click on International Tab) 

Fully vaccinated travelers will be required to upload proof of vaccination confirming they have passed the two-week immunity period. 

  • As part of the Travel Health Visa application, travelers will be required to opt-in to COVID-19 health insurance that covers them for the duration of their stay in The Bahamas. The cost of insurance is included in the Travel Health Visa application fee. 

  • Travel Health Visa applications take up to 48 hours to process and should be completed with adequate lead time. 

  • The cost of the Travel Health Visa is dependent on the length of stay. 

  •  All travelers eighteen (18) years of age and older are required to complete an individual Bahamas Travel Health Visa. 

  • Persons seventeen (17) years and younger are to add a profile within the account of their parent or guardian. 

*Unvaccinated Bahamian citizens or residents planning to travel abroad for five (5) days or less must secure a test in the destination they visited before traveling back to The Bahamas. Any RT-PCR test taken in The Bahamas prior to travel will not be valid for re-entry.

 

 


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