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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 #555 on: August 09, 2019, 09:59:35 AM »
One will have her own seat, and one is a lap child.
The one who has their own seat can sit in an FAA approved seat on the plane. For the other one, you can check the carseat.

Don't see why you wouldn't bring given that you know taxis are needed.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #556 on: August 09, 2019, 11:11:41 AM »
The one who has their own seat can sit in an FAA approved seat on the plane. For the other one, you can check the carseat.

Don't see why you wouldn't bring given that you know taxis are needed.

We're more comfortable with our older one sitting on a plane in a regular seat than in a dingy taxi. It's just a huge pain to bring 2 extra seats for short rides to/from the airport if we don't have to.

What I was getting at was ARE taxis needed? Or is there some reasonably priced shuttle/bus that can take us? Or alternatively is it easy to source a kid friendly taxi/car service, even if booking in advance so that carseats will be ready.
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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #557 on: August 09, 2019, 02:17:18 PM »
We're more comfortable with our older one sitting on a plane in a regular seat than in a dingy taxi. It's just a huge pain to bring 2 extra seats for short rides to/from the airport if we don't have to.

What I was getting at was ARE taxis needed? Or is there some reasonably priced shuttle/bus that can take us? Or alternatively is it easy to source a kid friendly taxi/car service, even if booking in advance so that carseats will be ready.
Taxis are needed. And I dont know why taxis are not ok but shuttles are... its a 20 minute ride from NAS to atlantis. And even less if your going to hyatt.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #558 on: August 09, 2019, 02:55:09 PM »
Taxis are needed. And I dont know why taxis are not ok but shuttles are... its a 20 minute ride from NAS to atlantis. And even less if your going to hyatt.

The impact to a large shuttle would be less severe in a crash than a taxi.

And if taxi drivers in the Bahamas are anything like taxi drivers in most cities (especially on a fixed fare), then I really want everyone to be securely buckled in.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #559 on: August 09, 2019, 03:16:43 PM »
The impact to a large shuttle would be less severe in a crash than a taxi.

And if taxi drivers in the Bahamas are anything like taxi drivers in most cities (especially on a fixed fare), then I really want everyone to be securely buckled in.
They are actually very safe and drive slowly. It's a vacation destination, no rush hour over there

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #560 on: August 12, 2019, 10:29:46 PM »
Is the weather nice in the beginning of September?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #561 on: August 18, 2019, 08:27:19 AM »
Anyone have experience staying at the Atlantis with 4 kids in one room? They say online there’s a strict max occupancy of four total per room. Any thoughts?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #562 on: August 19, 2019, 01:29:11 AM »
Anyone have experience staying at the Atlantis with 4 kids in one room? They say online there’s a strict max occupancy of four total per room. Any thoughts?
We stayed at the Cove, they are very strict about it, friends who traveled with us had 3 children with the parents in one room, were forced into getting another room. Not sure what would have happened if all rooms were sold out.
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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #563 on: August 19, 2019, 01:02:31 PM »
Is the weather nice in the beginning of September?

Almost always nice there, but that is hurricane saeason- ish

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« Reply #564 on: October 05, 2019, 11:26:48 PM »
Anybody here do a day trip to Exuma? Can you provide any details?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #565 on: October 25, 2019, 07:54:45 AM »
Staying in the Royal next week... How far is the closest grocery store, and it is easy to get there by cab? Just for basics like water bottles...

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« Reply #566 on: October 25, 2019, 09:57:16 AM »
Staying in the Royal next week... How far is the closest grocery store, and it is easy to get there by cab? Just for basics like water bottles...

Quick 5 minute cab ride.  If you buy in the hotel then it is much more expensive

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« Reply #567 on: October 25, 2019, 10:02:14 AM »
Quick 5 minute cab ride.  If you buy in the hotel then it is much more expensive
That's the plan, probably get a case at the grocery for the price of one bottle in the hotel.

Do you know the name of the closest grocery, or trust the cab driver???

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #568 on: October 28, 2019, 08:03:15 PM »
That's the plan, probably get a case at the grocery for the price of one bottle in the hotel.

Do you know the name of the closest grocery, or trust the cab driver???
The hotel gives you a bunch of water bottle vouchers so may not need to

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« Reply #569 on: October 28, 2019, 08:34:19 PM »
The hotel gives you a bunch of water bottle vouchers so may not need to
It says 2 bottles per day/per room...  Not bad for a $50 resort fee