The Gulf Stream and trade winds maintain a temperature range of 68-86°F during the day, and 62-70°F at night, year round. Water temperature ranges from 73°F to 82°F.
Nassau, the capital city of the Bahamas, is found on 21-mile-long New Providence Island. A few miles west of Nassau, this stretch of beach is home to the Vegas-style Crystal Palace Casino, as well as several nightclubs and the Cable Beach golf course. This four-mile stretch of off-white sand is not only the longest on the island, it also offers the ultimate beach experience wrapped up in a pretty little package. There are many hotels and resorts that dot the crystal blue coastline; each one offering a wide range of amenities. Beachfront restaurants feature many island-style dishes that will leave you wanting more. Take a horse-drawn carriage ride around downtown Nassau and immerse yourself in the ever-present Colonial charm and history of the island. The pastel-colored architecture and 16th century forts will delight you.