What is Bahamas Famous/Known For?
The Bahamas also called Commonwealth of The Bahamas is an archipelago that lies along the coastline of the Atlantic Ocean. There are almost 700 islands on the archipelago. The Bahamas is located at the right tip of one of the most mysterious places on Earth called the ‘Bermuda Triangle’. The triangle can be accessed from the Bimini road on the island. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The Bahamas is the only country in the world that has a beach for pigs to swim. The Pig Beach also called the Big Major Cay is the dwelling place for the porcine population. The pigs play in the shallow waters of the Beach and have the best time of their lives all year round. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Largest aquarium in the world
The captivating aquarium at the Atlantis Paradise Island has more than 14 lagoons. The aquarium has more than 8 million gallons of fluid and more than 50,000 marine fauna. The marine animals are about 250 species in number. The large aquarium has a water slide at the center of it. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The Bahamas generates 20% of her GDP from tourism. Every year, tourists pack into the country in droves help to generate fat revenues in the country’s purse. About 3.7 million guests visit the country every year to tour the beautiful sites. The Bahamas is one of the few countries in the world that has more tourists than residents. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The Bahamas has a unique beach called the Noelle Nicolls. Noelle Nicolls has a high percentage of pink sands. The beach is not pink; there are corals, some broken shells, rocks and broken calcium carbonate that mix with the pink sands. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The Dean’s Blue Hole located at Long Island in the Bahamas is the world’s second deepest sinkhole. The sinkhole is predominantly salt water. The Dean’s Blue Hole measures 202 meters in depth. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The Sandy Cay Island popularly called the White Cay is located at the edge of Exuma chain. This island can easily be accessed from Long Island. The White Cay Island is home to the White Cay Rock Iguanas. The iguanas have become endangered, and they are usually found crawling from the nearby shrubs to play with tourists who visit the island. They are very harmless and cute. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The Bahamas is the home of the Thunderball Grotto. This Grotto is a cave located below sea level. It is located directly under an island. The cave was named after James Bond movie, ‘Thunderball.’ Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
There is a roadway in the Bahamas, but the interesting thing is that you cannot walk this road because it is under water. The Bimini road is a rock formation located under the waters of the Bahamas. Myth has it that it was a roadway in the lost city of Atlantis. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The Bahamas is one of the only two countries in the world whose name starts with ‘the.’ The other country with this moniker is ‘The Gambia.’