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A Guide to Exumas

Updated: Aug 6, 2021

Don’t Miss these Exumas Must Dos Flock to Exumas

If you’re looking for paradise on earth, you’ll find it in the Exumas. The Exuma Cays are a chain of 365 islands in the Bahamas just southeast of Nassau. They’re famous for their white sand beaches and having some of the bluest water in the world. When you look on a map, Exumas is easy to find because it’s the bluest body of water on the map! This island spans 176-miles through a land and sea nature reserve. Whether you’re going for the sandy beaches, ocean excursions, or to see some very unique animal encounters, Exumas has it all.

There’s something special when you look out the window upon arriving in the Exumas. The bluest water, the whitest sand, idyllic to the eye. You see similar scenes in the Maldives and Fiji but who knew that the Bahamas rivaled these exoctic destinations. The Exumas gen blue waters were named after the turquoise hue of the tasty spirit gin. But locals have taken the comparison even further referring to Bombay-Sapphire Gin. Yes, it is that blue! The Exumas, Bahamas is a place of paradise; home to celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, Johnny Depp and Tyler Perry, Exumas is a top destination. With so much exploring to do in the Exuma Cays, we’ve compiled a list of the top things you should take advantage of while visiting.

  1. Famous Swimming Pigs of the Bahamas One of the most famous stops in the Exumas is to swim with the pigs of Big Beach at Major Cay. Leftover from colonial days, this group of pigs now run wild in the woods off the beach and come out daily for a dip in the sea.

  2. Staniel Cay Yacht Club Even if you are staying on another Exuma Island a visit to the Staniel Cay Yacht Club is a must. This is where everyone gathers in the Exumas. The Yacht Club of Staniel Cay has been in operation since the 1960s, attracting celebrities and the rich & powerful who anchor their mega-yachts offshore. It has that perfect island vibe that takes you away from it all and immediately plops you into the laid back Caribbean lifestyle.

  3. Staniel Cay Exumas Many people only know of Great Exuma Bahamas, but another excellent Exuma Island to choose is Staniel Cay. It is closer to many of the top Exuma Cays attractions than Great Exuma.

And that’s just the short list!

There are many places to visit and things to do while on your stay in the Exumas and we promise, you won’t want to miss out on any of it. Having a travel agency plan your trip will make it worthwhile when trying to fit all of your activities into one itinerary. Flock Travel Agency, for instance, specializes in handling all the major details, leaving you more time to discover, connect, and have fun. Want more information on Exumas? Check out Flock’s 2022 trip to Exumas for information on how you can get the most out of your vacation!

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