The city of Freeport on the island of Grand Bahama is the second largest city in The Bahamas after Nassau. Freeport offers world-class resorts, casinos, dining and nightlife. Step outside the city and the remainder of the island is dotted with small settlements, national parks, towering native pine trees and mangrove marshes.

Fishing and diving are some of the best and most accessible in the country. The Lucaya Marina and Village in Lucaya and Old Bahama Bay in West End both draw sportsfishermen and yachters to the marina amenities.

Four Days in Grand Bahama

fter completing the Nassau/New Providence chapter, where I spent several weeks playing tourist in my own backyard, I was ready to head towards the unknown. My second chapter for Moon Bahamas travel guidebook was Freeport/Grand Bahama. Mark is...

What’s the Deal with Freeport?

Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan recently went on a weekend trip to Freeport to meet up with my husband's parents and visit old family friends. Although he was born there and lived there until he was about 7 years old, he hadn't visited in almost...