Grand Bahama Island, the fourth largest of The Islands of The Bahamas, gets its name from the Spanish"Gran Bajamar", meaning "great shallows", for its many flats and shoals in the waters off the island.
Grand Bahama Island isn't called "Grand" for nothing - with its impressive combination of ecological wonders and man made attractions, Grand Bahama Island generously offers something for everyone!
The Island carries on for 96 miles, 80 x 16 miles at the widest point, rimmed with cities, villages, and cays that offer lasting evidence of the many different people an cultures that have called Grand Bahama Island home.
Early in its history, Grand Bahama Island was virtually uninhabited for almost 300 years. However, with the development of Freeport/Lucaya in the 1950s, and because of the island's strategic location at the gateway to the Americas just 55 miles from east coast of Florida, only a 35-minute plane ride, gives the island a major incentive to industrial development.
Grand Bahama Island is the second most visited tourist destination of all Bahamian Islands.
Because of the prevailing winds and sensible planning, the air on Grand Bahama Island is exceptionally clean, and the fresh water table is considered capable of supporting a quarter of a million people.
Grand Bahama Island is a unique destination. It allows visitors to combine a cosmopolitan vacation at a world-class resort with the charm of historical fishing villages and undiscovered ecological treasures. It has one of the world's largest underwater cave systems, three national parks, endless beaches, emerald green water and enchanting marine life.
The Bahamas have a Low-Tax policy. Especially for foreigners, the tax structure invites investors. I combination with the price tendency of properties, this makes The Bahamas an opportunity to look at...