Nassau is the capital city of the Bahamas. It is also the cultural center of the Bahamas. Nassau has an estimated population of 180,000, and it is the largest city in the Bahamas. Nassau has an attractive harbor and a busy port. The tropical climate and splendor of the Bahamas has made Nassau a trendy tourist destination, with a reputation for tranquil days and an electrifying nightlife. Nassau was founded by the British in the mid-17th century as Charles Town, but it was renamed to Nassau in 1695. During the 18th century, it was a general hideaway for pirates of the Caribbean, most notably Blackbeard. Nassau was subject to frequent attempted invasions by the Spanish during the late 18th century, and in 1776 it was attained and briefly held by American revolutionaries. This island maintains a individual mix of international profile and tropical simplicity, giving tourist freedom to do everything or nothing at all.
When you visit Nassau you can do anything you
want because this place has it all. If you are the adventurous type take a high
speed, powerboat trip from Nassau to a Bahamas private island in the Exuma
chain. On this trip you can feed sharks, snorkel reefs and enjoy a meal of fresh
grouper, steak and salads.
Or just relax on one of the many beautiful beaches on the island. This place has the perfect atmosphere, if you want to relax or if you want to hang out with the crowd Nassau has you covered.