About Grand Bahama/Freeport
The fourth largest and second most populated island in the Bahamas, Grand Bahama Island has recently enjoyed a spurt of commercial growth. While the island was originally developed in the 1950s, the cruise ship traffic tended to bypass it in favor of nearby Nassau. However, lately ships such as the Discovery have begun to make Freeport their main port of call, revitalizing the tourist trade on this sleepy island.
Although 41,000 people live on Grand Bahama, they are spread out over such a wide area as to make the island seem nearly uninhabited in parts. Wide stretches of road and miles of white sandy beach are empty for days at a time. You can walk for hours without seeing anyone. On the other...
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Things to Do
Grand Bahama has enough shoreline space for everyone, and you'll find plenty of spots in the sand to sun at Xanadu Beach and Lucaya Beach. If you want to get away from it all, Fortune Beach is a gem of secluded white sand. Get in the water to commune...