Grand Bahama island
Ultimate guide (August 2018)
is an island in the Bahamas being the nearest one to Florida. Most of the good beaches
are located in Freeport - the main town on the island. There are mainly trees ashore, while palms can be found in hotels only. The sand is white with a good entry into the water. However, most of the beaches suffer from the low tide, when sea water goes far away exposing spectacular shallows with sandbanks. Shore and seabed: sand.  Find hotels in Grand Bahama
Coordinates: 26.611583, -78.360803
The minimum cost of room in beach hotels of Grand Bahama start from $100. But the room's fares in good resorts are about $300-400 per night. Find hotels in Grand Bahama
How to get there 
Fly to Freeport international airport (FPO)
, or take a ferry from Fort Lauderdale
, or get by cruise ship from West Palm Beach
It is possible to roam around Grand Bahama island by taxi or by the rental car. Find flights to Grand Bahama
When to go 
Grand Bahama island has a great weather all year round. In winter, it's not rainy, but in summer sea water is warmed to a comfortable temperature.
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