The Bahamas is comprised of 700 islands sprinkled over 100,000 square miles of ocean starting just 50 miles off the coast of Florida. The archipelago is an ecological oasis featuring 2,000 breathtaking islands and cays and boasts the clearest water on the planet—with a visibility of over 200 feet. You can see your toes as easily as you can the world’s third largest barrier reef.

U.S. travelers: Valid passport needed for entry

Official language: English

Official currency: Bahamian dollar (American dollars are widely accepted)

Climate: Average year-round temperatures range from 70-80° F