Bimini Bahamas is a beautiful archipelago located just 50 miles off the coast of Florida in the Bahamas. I’ve travelled here with my babies and it’s not so hard to get to. You can easily reach here using a Bimini Ferry. Visiting Bimini is a serene experience and is a perfect location for your private getaway from the hustle-bustle of city life and will act as the break from the office where you’re inundated with work. It has incredible beauty and is one of the best and most desired tourist destinations in the world. The beaches are very beautiful, clean and exotic. In addition to the beaches, the people there are very friendly, which makes Bimini a great and safe place for tourism and this is the reason it is always filled with tourists from all of America and other parts of the world. Another major reason for the popularity of this district is that livelihood is very affordable. Unlike Miami and Las Vegas, a three-day trip to Bimini can be arranged for cheap, and this also includes the tickets as well. All of these features make Bimini one of the best tourism points in the world.
How to get to Bimini?
Bimini is a small district in the Bahamas with an area of 23 square kilometres. Bimini Bahamas is a popular tourist destination, and that is why there are many modes of transportation that the tourist can use to get to Bimini, there are direct flights that the visitors can take from any part of the world and land at Bimini airport but some thrill-seekers the travel to Bimini can become part of the whole experience by taking the boat that takes a passenger from Miami port to Bimini on weekends and Wednesday to Friday during weekdays. Bimini is made up of two big islands. These are called North Bimini and South Bimini. People who want to travel by air will have to land on south Bimini whereas people who like to travel by sea may take a boat and arrive on North Bimini or North island where they will have to pay a small fee which is only 5 dollars per person, and then they can take a ride to the nearby resorts. Taking a boat is the most economical and popular way to get to Bimini. Bimini Bahamas has so much to offer, which any visitor cannot take in a single day or week. After leaving Bimini Bahamas, it takes time to get over the Bimini Hangover.
There are a plethora of things visitors can enjoy at Bimini; these are a few things the vacationist can experience.
1. Sapona Shipwreck
Sapona shipwreck is a popular snorkeling and diving site where the visitors can swim through the shipwreck of cargo steamer SS Sapona which is taken over by the flora and fauna which the diver can experience, enamored by the aquatic life which has taken refuge in the shipwreck. Sapona Shipwreck is not more than 20 feet deep, which makes it perfect for beginner divers and snorkelers.
2. Bimini Road
Bimini Road also called the Bimini Wall, is a series of rock formations about a kilometer long, which is a popular site for scuba diving enthusiasts and can be accessed via a boat. The orderly rock formations were mistaken for a wall section of the legendary city of Atlantis. That is why the bimini road attracts many visitors, and they usually marvel at nature’s creation, which was mistaken to be man-made.
3. Fountain of Youth
There are many legends associated with places in Bimini, and one such place is the supposed Fountain of youth, which was made famous by the Spanish explorer Ponce de León. The place is visited by many tourists, not for its magical powers but the legend associated with it that promised eternal youth.
4. Dolphin House Museum
Dolphin house museum is an eco-friendly museum built by a local artist using only recycled material for its construction. Dolphin house museum takes its inspiration from dolphins and houses intricate masterpieces for the visitor’s viewing.
5. Water Sports
Bimini is a heaven for water sports enthusiasts; its waves can be enjoyed when riding a jet ski. Visitors will cruise through the Bimini waters or take a kayak enjoying the waves and marvelling at the beauty of the turquoise waters. =
6. Tuna Alley
Tuna Alley is a 100 feet deep wall that houses aquatic life and coral. Tuna Alley is a popular diving spot where the diver can enjoy and experience the beauty of coral and exotic marine life. Visitors can also hire a boat and go fishing for tropical fish.
7. Bimini Big Game Resort and Marina
Bimini Big Game Resort is a popular destination for Yacht lovers and a perfect place for fishermen. Bimini Big Game Resort is a high-end resort that is visited by many celebrities.
8. Bahama Nature Trail
Bahama Nature Trail is a mile-long trail situated in Bimini Sand Resorts where the visitor gets in touch with the indigenous flora and fauna of the region and soak in the natural beauty of the region. The trail is home to many exotic birds, making it the perfect place for birding visitors who can view the birds with a beautiful background of trees and plants.
9. Bimini Museum
Bimini Museum is situated across the Bimini Craft Center, which the tourist can visit free of charge. The museum preserves Bimini’s history and houses pictures, artifacts, and relics associated with the island’s history.
10. Bimini Craft Center
Bimini Craft Center is operated by locals consisting of 17 booths that have local souvenirs on sale, including straw craft, hats, T-shirts, souvenirs, and wood carvings.
11. Scuba diving
Bimini has crystal clear water, and therefore it is ideal for swimming. Therefore, when you are in Bimini and on the beach, swimming is a must. Another famous activity among the tourists is Scuba Diving because the waters are clear, the depth of the ocean and a variety of fishes all point to one thing only, and that is scuba diving. So whenever you visit Bimini, be sure to Scuba Dive, and even if you don’t know how to do so, it is not an issue because they have professionals who will go with you and guide so that you can enjoy your scuba diving without any fear or worries.
12. Day Trips
Day trips are also very famous where you just go with a ferry and it will take you all over the district for sight-seeing. There are also day cruises where you can enjoy the views on a luxurious cruise with all the facilities that you get in a five-star hotel. The soothing and relaxing experience is akin to a heavenly experience.
Even though Bimini is a small district, it still has a lot of world-class resorts, malls, and restaurants. Your visit to Bimini Bahamas will not be complete without showing up at the places mentioned above. The resorts are exotic and luxurious; you can just relax in front of the beach and enjoy your drink while lying in front of the sun and tanning your skin. The dishes are made using exotic food items found in Bimini. The mouth-watering meals combined with the beautiful scenery and weather give a heavenly taste and texture, which can only be found in Bimini.