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List of TR's:

Kosher Food/ Restaurants:
Cinko Asian Latino Grill- Kosher Restaurant at the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar.
Knosh Food truck


Synagogue:

Things to Do:
-Shark Slide
-Swin with Dolphins (NOT onsite)
-Marine Habitat (Aquarium & Scheduled Events like feeding sharks or petting stingrays etc.)
-Comedy Show (Jokers Wild)
-Movie Theatre
-Golf, Tennis
-Casino
-Boat Rental
-Water Sports
-Snorkel or Scuba
-Spa

Hotels:
Atlantis:
-Harbor Side Resort
-Beach Tower
-Coral Towers
-Royal Towers
-The Reef
-The Cove

Other:
-Grand Hyatt Baha Mar
-One & Only Ocean Club
-Sandals Royal Bahamian
-SLS Baha Mar (Opening Fall 2017)
-Rosewood Baha Mar (Opening Spring 2018)

Getting Around:

Notes:
Hyatt Baha Mar will store and heat kosher meals. Prices as follows (July 2019):
Breakfast: $15 per meal, plus tax and gratuity
Lunch: $25 per meal, plus tax and gratuity
Dinner: $25 per meal , plus tax and gratuity

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #220 on: June 25, 2015, 06:28:19 PM »
PSA:  For all SCUBA divers, the Stuart Cove's shark adventure is a must.  Baiting sharks is illegal almost everywhere else in the world so it's a unique and really cool experience.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #221 on: June 25, 2015, 07:54:53 PM »
Did you stay there? Any recommendations for best tower to stay with kids?
the cove can be good with kids as well.  There are two designated pools for the cove, one adult only and the other for families.
#TYH

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #222 on: June 29, 2015, 10:34:40 AM »
assuming the hyatt is sold out, is the only other points option using marriott at atlantis?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #223 on: June 29, 2015, 10:38:43 AM »
assuming the hyatt is sold out, is the only other points option using marriott at atlantis?

Comfort Suites Paradise island although may be better off just paying depending on the price for your dates.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #225 on: July 29, 2015, 06:44:22 PM »
Well just got my cancellation email from Hyatt for my thanksgiving stay and without any offer for compensation. Working on that front now and hope to get something.

Time to start planning an alternate trip.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #226 on: July 29, 2015, 07:36:02 PM »
Did you stay there? Any recommendations for best tower to stay with kids?
i would say royal tower as its the center one, and close to everything

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #227 on: August 02, 2015, 08:31:20 AM »

i would say royal tower as its the center one, and close to everything

Worth it over the cove suites?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #228 on: August 02, 2015, 08:42:31 AM »
Worth it over the cove suites?
Depends on exactly what you are looking for. The cove is definitely nicer. The royal tower is more centrally located and less pricey (still a lot nicer than the other towers)

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #229 on: August 03, 2015, 05:05:18 PM »
Just Booked this for LDW.

JFK-NAS 15K DL
NAS-MIA-EWR 12.5K AA

Hyatt is sold out. Don't have enough Marriot points for Atlantis. Any other lodging suggestions?


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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #230 on: August 03, 2015, 05:13:26 PM »
Some people use choice points and stay at comfort inn right next door to Atlantis on paradise island.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #231 on: August 03, 2015, 05:13:58 PM »
And Hyatt is bankrupt not sold out.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #232 on: August 03, 2015, 06:01:42 PM »
Worth it over the cove suites?
besides the actual hotel being a lot nicer, the cove has a few private pools that can only be used by cove guests.
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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #233 on: August 03, 2015, 06:02:25 PM »

besides the actual hotel being a lot nicer, the cove has a few private pools that can only be used by cove guests.

With kids? Or the private cove pools are adult only?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #234 on: August 03, 2015, 06:03:50 PM »
With kids? Or the private cove pools are adult only?
one adults only and one for families
#TYH

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #235 on: August 04, 2015, 10:57:14 PM »
I'm researching excursions. It looks like Exuma is a nicer island/area than the touristy Nassau/Paradise Island area..

Flights for: NAS-GGT (George Town/Exuma) are $150 RT

Or I can take this Speed Boat for a day trip at $ 200 pp http://www.powerboatadventures.com


Anyone have any experience or advise with these?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #236 on: August 04, 2015, 11:25:18 PM »
I'm researching excursions. It looks like Exuma is a nicer island/area than the touristy Nassau/Paradise Island area..

Flights for: NAS-GGT (George Town/Exuma) are $150 RT

Or I can take this Speed Boat for a day trip at $ 200 pp http://www.powerboatadventures.com


Anyone have any experience or advise with these?
Is exuma the island with the pink sand? I was planning on going there while in Nassau but didn't end up working out. Sounded really great though from the little research I did. There's day tours that go there as well

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #237 on: August 04, 2015, 11:48:21 PM »
Is exuma the island with the pink sand? I was planning on going there while in Nassau but didn't end up working out. Sounded really great though from the little research I did. There's day tours that go there as well

I'm pretty sure the pink sand is on Eleuthra Island.

I believe flights are a similar price there from NAS, as well.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #238 on: August 05, 2015, 01:33:14 AM »
I'm researching excursions. It looks like Exuma is a nicer island/area than the touristy Nassau/Paradise Island area..

Flights for: NAS-GGT (George Town/Exuma) are $150 RT

Or I can take this Speed Boat for a day trip at $ 200 pp http://www.powerboatadventures.com


Anyone have any experience or advise with these?

Exuma is very underdeveloped if that is something that you like, it was actually on secretflying a few weeks ago, with very cheap flights from Air Canada. Nassau is for sure very touristy, and everything is expensive.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #239 on: August 05, 2015, 02:41:15 PM »
With kids? Or the private cove pools are adult only?

Stayed at the Reef with kids (6 and 4 at the time) and thought it was perfect. Room had small kitchenette, pull out couch and balcony. The pools and beach by the Reef were also generally quiet. We took the shuttle to the main areas but didn't mind that at all. This was at the beginning of my DD days so while the flights were with points, I paid OOP for the room.