Nassau and Paradise Island celebrated its reopening when the Bahamas began welcoming international travelers on July 1.

A sampling of the 3,000 rooms now available in the area includes the British Colonial Hilton, Graycliff Hotel and Breezes Resort & Spa in Nassau; and Bay View Suites Paradise Island, the Paradise Island Beach Club, Sunrise Beach Club & Villas and the Ocean Club, a Four Seasons Resort, on Paradise Island.

The 3,000 room number does not include Atlantis, which reopens July 30 with more than 2,100 rooms at The Royal, The Cove and Harborside Resort. Baha Mar in Nassau is scheduled to reopen its 3,000 rooms in October.

Nonstop air service on American, BahamasAir, Delta, JetBlue, Silver, Southwest and United resumed from Newark and New York JFK; Charlotte, N.C.; Baltimore and Atlanta, in addition to gateways in Florida. Nonstop flights from Chicago-O'Hare and Denver will resume in August.

Upon arrival, all visitors must complete and submit a Health Visa application and submit proof of a negative Covid-19 swab test taken within seven days of the travel date. Travelers who show symptoms of Covid upon arrival are transferred to an onsite quarantine area for further testing and evaluation.

Masks are required in public spaces and at attractions; inside dining in restaurants is permitted.


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