There is so much to explore and enjoy in Marsh Harbour with a small town feel but luxury yachts in the Marina there is a range of activities to enjoy. Marsh Harbour is the commercial hub of the Abacos with an abundance of city amenities. If you are booking your flights to the Bahamas and you want to enjoy a peaceful boat ride or immerse yourself into the culture of the islands, Marsh Harbour is a great vacation spot for you. In this blog there are a few ideas of activities you can do during your stay here.
Rent a Boat
Hosting the larger of the two international airports, Marsh harbor is part of the Abacos with a growing number of hotels, resorts, shops and a variety of places to eat. It is a great place to socialize and have a good time with friends or family. This area is an amazing destination for anyone with a passion for boating and you may have your own boat so you can take advantage of the full-service marinas in the area. The island lifestyle allows those who love boating to experience the beautiful blue waters and the white sandy beaches and enjoy adventures.
If you are booking your flights to the Bahamas and enjoy sailing, a charter experience may be for you where you can take in all the sunshine and the exceptional beauty of the island in a well-equipped and maintained yacht with the best customer care.
Visit the Downtown Area
If you are booking your flights to the Bahamas and want to experience the culture then Marsh Harbour’s Downtown area is the place for you. You can either take a ferry or rent a boat to travel to the downtown area and discover the secret attractions the Abaco capital has to offer.
Along the Marsh Harbour tourist strip, you can find Iggy Biggy, an amazing chic boutique where the exterior of the shop doesn’t really give you any idea what you can find inside. Lots of clothing for both men and women and everything from swimsuits for the beach or clothes for going out. You can also find home décor items with a local feel as well as gifts to take home for family and friends. There is such a wide variety of things to buy in the shop, you will not be disappointed or left empty handed.
Another unique and quirky shop in Marsh Harbour is Monkey’s Uncle. With such a quirky name, you can expect the shop to live up to its name. The shop specializes in regional products from artisans in the area, including Bahama Dawn and Bahama Handprints, as well as condiments, home accents, and souvenir tees. You can be sure that everyone will find something they like at this shop, and even better, 60% of sales revenues are donated to Abilities Unlimited, a sheltered workshop for persons with disabilities.
You definitely won’t want to miss out on visiting the downtown area in Marsh Harbour if you are booking your flights to the Bahamas.
Abaco National Park
Abaco National Park can be found on the southern part of Abaco Island and of all the Bahamian islands, Abaco offers the best birdlife. If you are booking your flights to the Bahamas and have interest in birds then this is the place for you. In the Abaco National Park more Bahamian specialties can be found than anywhere else in the Bahamas. It is possible to view West Indian Woodpeckers, Bahama Swallows, Bahama Yellow-Throated Warblers, Loggerhead Kingbirds, Olive-capped Warblers, and Bahama Mockingbirds in the Bahamas with a knowledgeable guide. However, The Abaco National Park was originally established in 1994 to protect the Bahama Parrot’s northern nesting sites. This group of parrots is distinctive among parrot populations as it builds its nests in pine forest caves. This park safeguards a sizable portion of Caribbean Pine Forest and coppice forest inside its 20,500-acre boundaries, which is also home to a variety of native and unique fauna.
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