Paradise Island Bahamas: Discover A Slice Of Heaven On Earth

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Published 11 February 2018

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About Atlantis

Atlantis wasn’t built in a day. This mythical resort city was a massive undertaking that took four years to complete. Surrounded by Paradise Island’s unspoiled natural scenery, the 154-acre property transformed several declining hotels and tired casinos in the area into the luxury all-inclusive complex and waterpark we know today.

 

Atlantis officially opened in 1998 when construction for the 12,000 room Royal Towers completed in the current palace-style design. Although The Coral Towers and The Beach Tower were built first, they did not match final Atlantis Resort appearance and were renovated after the completion of the Royal Towers.

Why Come to Atlantis

To set foot on Atlantis’ expansive complex is a bit like entering a small island country. Besides having a sprawling 141-acre Aquaventure waterpark, the property includes a Mayan-themed water playground, 11 swimming pools, 14 lagoons with more than 50,000 aquatic animals, along with casinos, shopping centre, golf courses, and a marina village.

 

Whether you’re travelling with family, young children, or as a couple on a romantic getaway, Atlantis caters to everyone. With activities and attractions designed for children and teens up to the age of 17, you won’t be pulling your hairs out while trying to keep the kids busy.

Couples won’t be starved for romantic venues on Paradise Island. Atlantis features both indoor and beachfront restaurants ranging from casual to fine dining. You can also plan your stay with Atlantis’ honeymoon package and get exclusive amenities, spa and resort access, plus other all-inclusive deals.

Attractions

Aquaventure

 

Atlantis’ 141-acre water park features a Mayan temple theme water playground with near verticle waterslides, winding river rapids for tubing, and 11 pools for fun in the sun. Along with beach cabanas for unwinding with cocktails, there is also an 8km long beach and a 7-acre shallow lagoon beach for water activities.

Dolphin Cay

 

This natural habitat was built to provide a safe haven for the 17 stranded dolphins that lost their home due to Hurrican Katrina. As the world’s largest open-air humanmade marine habitat, Dolphin Cay features a 14-acre sanctuary for marine wildlife, an 11-acre lagoon complete with coves and sandy beaches, an animal hospital, pharmacy, education centre, and a standalone sea lion center.

Marine Habitats

 

Paradise Island features more than 14 humanmade lagoons, scores of caves, underwater ruins, and coral formations to house its vast marine wildlife. Visitors can tour the aquarium to see more than 50,000 aquatic animals in their natural environments, and over 250 marine species indigenous to the Caribbean.

Entertainment

 

Along with casinos, racetracks, and gaming centres, visitors can expect a buzzing nightlife at Atlantis’ 9,000 sq. ft. Jeffrey Beers-designed Aura Nightclub, a movie theatre with the latest Hollywood blockbuster movies, and venues for live concerts and standup comedy. Not to mention an adults-only “The Cove” pool area with 20 private cabanas.

Accommodations

 

The Royal Suites

 

The Royal suites perfectly balance between grandeur, luxury, and total convenience. Each room comes with deluxe living spaces, premium amenities, and private terrace overlooking the Royal Bridge and the Caribbean Sea. Expect plush furniture, bedding, and elegant fixture that seamlessly complement extravagant master bedrooms, lounge space, and dining areas.

Cove Suites

 

 

 

 

Contemporary elegance perched above one of the most spectacular beaches in the Caribbean, the Cove Suites come with unlimited access to adults-only beachfront amenities and sun-lit living spaces. Guests can expect exclusive access to the beach, private cabanas, pools, and outdoor gaming activities.  Each suite also features a fully-furnished terrace and a spacious floorplan that accommodates a lavish bathroom, lounge area, and bar.

 

Reef Suites

 

 

Design for families and large groups, each stately reef suite features wall-to-ceiling windows with harbour, garden, or oceanfront views. From additional bedrooms, bathrooms, and extra living spaces, the suite offers personalized amenities for each member of the group. The presidential suites include 24-hour butler service and pre-arrival concierge service.

 

 

Search no more for the lost mythical city of Atlantis, come to Paradise Island instead. Get in touch with our Expert Travellers at 1-877-967-5302, ask about Better Beach Bahamas or visit us in-store for more!


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