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Kosher Food/ Restaurants:
Cinko Asian Latino Grill- Kosher Restaurant at the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar. Only open for dinner. 6:00 PM - 10. Double check hours.
Knosh Food truck
Can get Pas yisrael bagels, some cold sandwiches from Cinko at Cafe Madeline Please note: As of April 2023 the bagels in Cafe Madeleine are no longer certified Kosher.- the Cafe itself is NOT kosher. (Only closed packaged items seem to be kosher with cinko certification.) Please note, they are open from 7 AM - 1PM. The website says 3 PM.


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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 #440 on: October 24, 2018, 08:50:19 PM »
Just bring a lot of money
GC is a very expensive island

Thanks, you mean for excursions? Transport?
Was it worth it? (dumb question, I know it's all subjective, but still...)

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #441 on: October 24, 2018, 09:12:13 PM »
Thanks, you mean for excursions? Transport?
Was it worth it? (dumb question, I know it's all subjective, but still...)

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #442 on: October 25, 2018, 07:38:34 AM »
Grand Cayman by far.

Disagree.  Water is calmer by Bahamas and the beaches are quieter plus I think the water is a little clearer

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #443 on: October 25, 2018, 01:44:47 PM »
Disagree.  Water is calmer by Bahamas and the beaches are quieter plus I think the water is a little clearer
I would disagree to your disagree

but your points are true about calmness


the sand was butter It was the nicest sand I have ever felt and the water was pristine in GC

But the price tag will keep me away
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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #444 on: October 25, 2018, 03:38:51 PM »
I would disagree to your disagree

but your points are true about calmness


the sand was butter It was the nicest sand I have ever felt and the water was pristine in GC

But the price tag will keep me away

Apologies to everyone for derailing this thread! Thanks for enumerating pros to each, would rather have nicer scenery than calm water.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #445 on: November 03, 2018, 11:12:19 PM »
Anybody know about Points policy for the suits at Grand Hyatt Baha Mar.

During Yeshiva week I can book a standard room with points but not a suite. It says : "Unfortunately, this hotel is not accepting World of Hyatt points or award during those dates. Explore our other rates or modify your search.". I thought there are no black out dates with Hyatt?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #446 on: November 03, 2018, 11:51:01 PM »
Alternatively, can I book a standard room with cash and then upgrade to a suite with points?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #447 on: November 04, 2018, 06:26:07 AM »
Anybody know about Points policy for the suits at Grand Hyatt Baha Mar.

During Yeshiva week I can book a standard room with points but not a suite. It says : "Unfortunately, this hotel is not accepting World of Hyatt points or award during those dates. Explore our other rates or modify your search.". I thought there are no black out dates with Hyatt?
did you try calling?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #448 on: November 04, 2018, 07:43:22 AM »
According to this, shouldn't Platinum members be entitled to complimentary breakfast at Atlantis? It is an Autograph Resort

https://members.marriott.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/MAKHAR18008_TBOP_Microsite_Platinum-Elite_Welcome-Gift_Final2.pdf

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #449 on: November 06, 2018, 12:56:33 PM »
According to this, shouldn't Platinum members be entitled to complimentary breakfast at Atlantis? It is an Autograph Resort

https://members.marriott.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/MAKHAR18008_TBOP_Microsite_Platinum-Elite_Welcome-Gift_Final2.pdf
interesting. wondering the same thing.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #450 on: November 06, 2018, 07:44:42 PM »
Anyone knows?
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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #451 on: November 07, 2018, 11:28:24 AM »
Anyone knows?
I sent a twitter DM to marriott, marriott rewards, autograph collection, and spg assist. The only one that wrote back was spg assist:



Me: I had a question. I am now a Platinum Premier Elite member with marriott.  I'll be  staying at the Reef in the Atlantis, Bahamas. I wanted to know what the benefits/welcome amenities are for me at that property. My understanding is that they changed from what they used to be. Do we get  breakfast, etc. now?  Thank you!

SPG Assist: Thank you for sharing this with us. For more information, please view the link here https://spg.to/2QpwyCr  under section 4.3c

Me: hard to decipher with resort or non-resort. can you just give me the answer?specifically for the Reef Tower at the Atlantis in the Bahamas

SPG Assist: That property is a resort. We hope this helps.

Me: so can you please confirm that as a plat I will get free breakfast?

SPG Assist: As per our terms, as your stay is at an Autograph Collection that is a resort you would receive 1,000 Points per Stay or F&B amenity per Stay or breakfast in restaurant per day of Stay for the Member +1.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #452 on: November 07, 2018, 11:59:23 AM »
You guys are all overlooking that you would need to book through marriott to get any plat benefits

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #453 on: November 07, 2018, 12:19:53 PM »
You guys are all overlooking that you would need to book through marriott to get any plat benefits
Of course, and I did. Marriott look no further guarantee FTW (matched to the lower price and gives 25% off that rate).

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #454 on: November 07, 2018, 01:32:10 PM »
Where did you find the lower rate?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #455 on: November 07, 2018, 02:41:57 PM »
Where did you find the lower rate?
This particular reservation, Agoda had a significantly lower rate at the time of my booking.  I've successfully used the look no further 4 times in the past few years.

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #456 on: November 11, 2018, 12:43:20 PM »

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #458 on: November 12, 2018, 10:59:10 PM »
I called the Hyatt regarding either suite upgrade or suit points stay at the Bahama Mar. While I can book a variety of suites online for cash, they say there are no points stays for suits available. Is there anything I can do?

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Re: Bahamas Master Thread
« Reply #459 on: November 18, 2018, 03:10:24 PM »
in atlantis coral vs. beach towers?