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Kosher Food/ Restaurants:

Synagogue:

Things to Do:
-Shark Slide
-Swin with Dolphins
-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: Travel
« Reply #480 on: December 25, 2018, 11:49:08 AM »
Hi!! Traveling to the Bahamas in a week with a toddler and baby and staying at Atlantis!! Want to know what kosher food  is available? What I can get there and what I need to bring with!! Thank you!
@Dsfeierman Did you go yet? I am doing that same trip with a 4 year old and 16 month old at the end of January and wanted to know how it worked out and what you were able to do. Staying in the royal tower if anyone has suggestions about what good food options to bring along for 2 kids such as burner and pot for macaroni etc. TIA

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #481 on: December 25, 2018, 12:00:32 PM »
Going with just the wife (no kids) for a couple days.
Any recommendations on "must do" activities or sites?
What do people do about cell phones?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #482 on: December 25, 2018, 12:07:24 PM »
@Dsfeierman Did you go yet? I am doing that same trip with a 4 year old and 16 month old at the end of January and wanted to know how it worked out and what you were able to do. Staying in the royal tower if anyone has suggestions about what good food options to bring along for 2 kids such as burner and pot for macaroni etc. TIA
George Foreman and quick-grilling meats. Bring an extension cord so you can cook by the balcony.
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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #483 on: December 25, 2018, 12:28:58 PM »
From the Atlantis Website:

Kosher & dietary needs
Atlantis offers dining options that cater to special dietary needs. Guests who require special attention to their diets should provide the Chef’s Office with full details for special requests at least two weeks prior to arrival. On arrival, a culinary executive will arrange the times and locations for requested meals. Meals will be carefully prepared concerning food allergies or dietary restrictions. The Chef’s Office can be reached Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by calling (242) 363-3000, ext. 66540.

Anyone ever did this and knows where the food is coming from?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #484 on: December 25, 2018, 12:35:39 PM »
From the Atlantis Website:

Kosher & dietary needs
Atlantis offers dining options that cater to special dietary needs. Guests who require special attention to their diets should provide the Chef’s Office with full details for special requests at least two weeks prior to arrival. On arrival, a culinary executive will arrange the times and locations for requested meals. Meals will be carefully prepared concerning food allergies or dietary restrictions. The Chef’s Office can be reached Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by calling (242) 363-3000, ext. 66540.

Anyone ever did this and knows where the food is coming from?

PUTPAC, you should get a pretty quick answer. Maybe Chabad caters it.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #485 on: December 26, 2018, 05:58:49 AM »
Going second week of January and staying in the corral. Questions:
1- if I can pull it off should I try to get the royal or should I stay in corral since the rooms were recently renovated and they have balconies?
2- is there anyone reason to rent a car, like is there anything worth seeing on the island that’s off the hotels proprties ? How far are the local markets to stock up on food & drinks?
3- does the local grocery stores sell American Ou products like cereal, granola bars etc? Is buying milk or eggs there a problem halachikally ( I know this is a question for your lor, but if anyone asked, or saw something online regarding that, pls share). I know in Costa Rica both of those points weren’t an issue at all but wondering if the same is true in Nassau


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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #486 on: December 26, 2018, 10:00:30 AM »
PUTPAC, you should get a pretty quick answer. Maybe Chabad caters it.
Just found this for all those asking:

Atlantis Provided Kosher Meals:
For guests who choose not to bring their own kosher food, Atlantis carries a limited number of Weberman's frozen kosher entrées for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Service Fees:
Breakfast: $30 per item plus 15% gratuity
Lunch/Dinner: $40 per item plus 15% gratuity
Dessert: $10 per item plus 15% gratuity


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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #487 on: December 26, 2018, 12:44:41 PM »
Just found this for all those asking:

Atlantis Provided Kosher Meals:
For guests who choose not to bring their own kosher food, Atlantis carries a limited number of Weberman's frozen kosher entrées for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Service Fees:
Breakfast: $30 per item plus 15% gratuity
Lunch/Dinner: $40 per item plus 15% gratuity
Dessert: $10 per item plus 15% gratuity

I got the Kisher food there for Shabbos, it was horrible

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #488 on: December 26, 2018, 01:44:04 PM »
Going second week of January and staying in the corral. Questions:
1- if I can pull it off should I try to get the royal or should I stay in corral since the rooms were recently renovated and they have balconies?
2- is there anyone reason to rent a car, like is there anything worth seeing on the island that’s off the hotels proprties ? How far are the local markets to stock up on food & drinks?
3- does the local grocery stores sell American Ou products like cereal, granola bars etc? Is buying milk or eggs there a problem halachikally ( I know this is a question for your lor, but if anyone asked, or saw something online regarding that, pls share). I know in Costa Rica both of those points weren’t an issue at all but wondering if the same is true in Nassau
No reason to rent a car.  Taxis are pretty cheap.

Royal is more in center of the action

Grocery: otw from the airport you can ask to make a stop.  Dont recall if they had these kosher foods


I will be there first week in Jan. So I can report back. :) I will be staying at the cove

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #489 on: December 26, 2018, 01:45:01 PM »
I got the Kisher food there for Shabbos, it was horrible
Did you try their weekday food?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #490 on: December 26, 2018, 03:06:18 PM »
Did you try their weekday food?
probably the same food.   I don't understand why the Chabad in Nassau doesn't offer meals for sale (unless I'm wrong and they do?).   

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #491 on: December 26, 2018, 03:15:15 PM »


https://www.jewishbahamas.com/kosher
 
You'll be surprised to find that there is quite a variety of kosher food products in the local grocery stores!

You'll be surprised to find that there is quite a variety of kosher food products in the local grocery stores!
 
Super Value on Mackey street (5 minute drive from Atlantis)
 
Carries a large selection of US brand foods and much of it is Kosher.
 
 
A larger selection of Kosher food is found in the upscale Fresh Market supermarket 10 minute drive from the Atlantis and another location is a 10 minute drive from the airport.
 
 
Please note: Kosher Meat and chicken is not available in the Bahamas
 
There is no Kosher restaurant in the Bahamas.
 
Kosher wine can be found at Syrah Wine store a 10 minute drive from the Atlantis.



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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #492 on: December 26, 2018, 03:17:04 PM »
I just copy/paste from the website.
I did not confirm the info

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #493 on: December 27, 2018, 12:48:57 PM »
I just received this from Chabad:

We will have Shabbos dinner in the Atlantis last 2 weeks of Jan 2019


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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #494 on: December 27, 2018, 12:50:06 PM »

We will have a shabbos dinner both weeks, your more then welcome to join us.


Be in touch next week for exact details.


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