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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: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #510 on: February 10, 2019, 10:36:27 PM »
FYI if anyone got their rooms from the status match thing, you get something called the casino experience. It basically gives you $100 in free slot play, a free shallow water dolphin encounter ($150 value), 4 cocktails, round of golf, and some sushi in one of their restaurants.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #511 on: February 11, 2019, 03:50:02 PM »
FYI if anyone got their rooms from the status match thing, you get something called the casino experience. It basically gives you $100 in free slot play, a free shallow water dolphin encounter ($150 value), 4 cocktails, round of golf, and some sushi in one of their restaurants.
wow that sounds very good.
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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #512 on: February 11, 2019, 04:37:37 PM »
Sorry just saw this. So we went 2 weeks ago and asked all of this to the front desk. They do supply a fridge but they charge I think $45 (maybe that was for 3 days that we were there). I actually got the fee waved because they never told me originally that there would be a fee and when I told them that, they said that they see I was with children so they will wave the fee. As for a microwave, I asked if we could also get a microwave in the room and the answer was a big adamant NO! They mentioned that we can give them the food to warm up but I believe they charge to heat up food for you (their website states exact charge). We brought a burner with pans along and heated up food like that, although if they would have known, they definitely would not have let (based on the reaction I got from asking for a microwave in the room).

Thank you.

How did you get to the hotel from the airport? uber or a regular taxi?
Also is there any specific grocery on the way that has a decent amount of kosher products or just stop by the first grocery that we pass?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #513 on: February 11, 2019, 05:26:02 PM »
Thank you.

How did you get to the hotel from the airport? uber or a regular taxi?
Also is there any specific grocery on the way that has a decent amount of kosher products or just stop by the first grocery that we pass?
Look up thread.  Taxi is easiest. And they have set rates

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #514 on: February 11, 2019, 05:55:55 PM »
Thank you.

How did you get to the hotel from the airport? uber or a regular taxi?
Also is there any specific grocery on the way that has a decent amount of kosher products or just stop by the first grocery that we pass?
I did taxi but I think there is also some type of shuttle/van that is $15 pp. Dont have any DP about kosher food or grocery.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #515 on: February 20, 2019, 03:56:41 PM »
FYI if anyone got their rooms from the status match thing, you get something called the casino experience. It basically gives you $100 in free slot play, a free shallow water dolphin encounter ($150 value), 4 cocktails, round of golf, and some sushi in one of their restaurants.

It looks like they stopped offering the dolphin encounter after jan 30th....
They still give the 100 free slot play....

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #516 on: February 20, 2019, 04:04:51 PM »
It looks like they stopped offering the dolphin encounter after jan 30th....
They still give the 100 free slot play....
nooooo i really wanted to do that!!

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #517 on: February 21, 2019, 05:18:08 PM »
It looks like they stopped offering the dolphin encounter after jan 30th....
They still give the 100 free slot play....
Interesting. Do you know if its a permanent thing or if it is just maybe not offered during peak season months?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #518 on: March 14, 2019, 02:14:42 AM »
If I book the Atlantis on points do I still pay for the resort fee and tax?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #519 on: March 14, 2019, 02:16:03 AM »
If I book the Atlantis on points do I still pay for the resort fee and tax?
Yes

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #520 on: March 14, 2019, 03:39:40 AM »
If I book the Atlantis on points do I still pay for the resort fee and tax?

According to my reservation here is what we have to pay:

Taxes (including value added tax (VAT)), Levies and Surcharges: 
Complimentary room night(s) will not be charged room taxes. Casino rate room night(s) will be charged a tax up to 24% of the daily room rate.

Resort Fee:
$49.95 plus a $5.99 VAT charge per room per night. The resort fee will include the following services per room:

Utility Fee ($17.15 per person per day)
Wi-Fi in guest rooms and lobby areas for up four (4) devices
Access to the Fitness Center daily for up to 2 persons
Two (2) 12 oz. bottles of water daily
Unlimited local phone calls
Access to the Atlantis Movie theater
Resort Shuttle Service
In-Room Coffee and Tea
Casino Gaming Lessons

Mandatory Gratuity:
$5 per person per dayThe Beach, The Coral & The Royal.
$6 per person per day The Cove.
$12-$18 per person per day in suites in all towers.
The Reef Atlantis rates vary by room type.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #521 on: March 14, 2019, 09:43:32 AM »
Has anyone one ever rented a boat to go from Nassau to Exuma ? We're going to be 4 adults and 2 kids, and would like to rent a boat for a day to navigate around the island. It seems super expensive ($2k) does anyone have a good deal for that or have done that by plane?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #522 on: March 14, 2019, 12:41:15 PM »
I flew flamingo air last summer from nassau to black point exuma which right near staniel cay and rented an air bnb. we also rented a boat to check out all the nearby islands.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #523 on: March 27, 2019, 11:57:25 AM »
leaning towards booking my 4 free nights, at the royal, last week of May but I've been reading online that its the beginning of the rainy season and don't want to be stuck in hotel room with 3 kids under 4. my other option is booking last week of Oct which i would rather not bc of work but if there is there a significant weather difference between end of May or end of Oct i would.
obviously weather is always YMMV but wondering if anyone has any experience staying there during may and oct and can tell me how the weather was?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #524 on: March 27, 2019, 07:30:17 PM »
How much of a difference is the Royal compare to the beach? From what I gathered if you book the 4 TR nights at the beach you don't pay resort fee which in royal adds up to about 240$.