Welcome to your luxurious 7-day private yacht tour itinerary in the Exumas. You are about to embark on a breathtaking journey that will take you through some of the most beautiful and secluded destinations in the Caribbean. Here’s what your itinerary could look like:
Normans Cay to Highbourne Cay
Begin your yacht charter at the iconic Atlantis Resort and set sail towards the Exumas. Your first stop is Norman’s Cay, where you’ll snorkel around an intriguing underwater plane wreck, immersing yourself in its unique blend of history and marine life. After this exhilarating exploration, navigate the turquoise waters to Highbourne Cay. End the day with a delicious dinner at Xuma’s Restaurant, tasting Bahamian and International cuisines while watching the most beautiful sunsets you have ever seen!
Start your second day on Highbourne Cay exploring the island at a leisurely pace, first by bike and then by golf cart. The morning bike ride offers the chance to discover hidden gems, while the afternoon golf cart tour provides stunning sea vistas and glimpses of native wildlife. The day’s highlight comes with evening, as you gather around a beach bonfire. Under a starlit sky, share stories and roast marshmallows, creating unforgettable memories in the heart of the Exumas.
On your third day, explore Shroud Cay’s vibrant mangrove river by kayak, immersing yourself in the rich ecosystem teeming with marine life. This serene adventure offers an intimate connection with the Exumas’ natural beauty. Return to your yacht at day’s end for a feast of fresh seafood and local delicacies prepared on board, rounding off the day with culinary delight as you watch the Bahamian sunset over the water.
Compass Cay – Rachels Bubble Bath
Your fourth day of the yacht charter welcomes you to Compass Cay, renowned for the unique Rachel’s Bubble Bath and the captivating Rocky Dundas. Start your day at Rachel’s Bubble Bath, a delightful natural spa tucked away on the island’s northern edge. Here, feel the thrill as the tide rolls in, churning sea water into a frothing, bubbly bath, offering a playful and relaxing experience amidst the island’s natural beauty. In the afternoon, gear up for an underwater escapade at Rocky Dundas. These underwater caves are a snorkeler’s paradise, teeming with vibrant marine life and intricate coral formations. Submerge into the clear turquoise waters to uncover the exquisite beauty that lies beneath the surface, from the majestic sea turtles to the colorful tropical fish that call these caves home.
Compass Cay – Swimming with Sharks
On the fifth day, your yacht charter journey leads you to the tranquil Pipe Cay. Spend the morning indulging in the pristine beauty of a secluded beach, basking in the sun, building sandcastles, and dipping into the warm, crystal-clear water. The peace and solitude of Pipe Cay’s untouched beaches offer a tranquil retreat, allowing you to truly absorb the stunning natural beauty of the Exumas. In the afternoon, ride to Compass Cay Marina for an adrenaline-pumping encounter. Experience the thrill of swimming with sharks, specifically, the friendly nurse sharks that frequent the marina. Under professional guidance, immerse yourself in the water and watch these majestic creatures glide around you, offering a unique opportunity to observe them up close in their natural habitat.
Day 5 takes you to Staniel Cay, a vibrant island gem in the heart of the Exumas. Renowned for its close proximity to the famous Thunderball Grotto and swimming pigs, Staniel Cay is your gateway to unforgettable adventures. Dive into the mysterious beauty of Thunderball Grotto, a marine cavern teeming with exotic marine life and colorful coral reefs, a dream for snorkelers and divers alike. Just a short boat ride away, enjoy a unique encounter with the charming swimming pigs at Big Major Cay, a delight for visitors of all ages. Combining stunning natural beauty with a host of nearby attractions, Staniel Cay truly is the vibrant hub of the Exumas.
On the final day of your yacht charter, embark on a scenic cruise through the breathtaking Exumas, taking one last opportunity to soak in the unrivalled beauty. Back at the Atlantis, the adventure continues. Immerse yourself in a world of excitement with an array of activities the resort has to offer. Start by exploring the resort’s aquatic wonders. Discover The Dig, an impressive aquarium home to over 250 marine species, or experience the thrill of Aquaventure, a 141-acre water park complete with thrilling slides and a lazy river. When it comes to dining, the resort offers over 21 restaurants and 19 bars and lounges. Whether you crave gourmet meals, beachside snacks, or innovative cocktails, there’s an option to satisfy every taste.