One of the best multiple-destination trips for private jet charter travelers is the Bahamas in the Caribbean Ocean. With thousands of islands to choose from and hundreds of top tourist destinations—plus the close-to-home convenience for North American travelers—the Caribbean is hard to beat. Although there are hundreds of different destinations to explore throughout the Caribbean, one of the most popular for private jet travelers is the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands. Whether you’re chartering a plane for a special getaway for two, a corporate retreat, or bringing the family along by private plane, you’ll enjoy a trip that covers the best of these two island groups.
New Providence Island in the Bahamas is best known for Nassau’s city, the Bahamas’ capital. As a capital city, Nassau has a lot to see and do. It’s a top-rated tourist destination, and it has plenty of luxury resorts along its shores. If you’re looking for the ultimate vacation in the Bahamas, New Providence is the place to go, and JetOptions are the experts at flying you there. Request our no-obligation jet charter price quote today
Lynden Pindling International Airport is the busiest airport in the Caribbean. Located in Nassau, it is the largest airport in all of the Bahamas. NAS underwent renovations from 2011 until 2013, when the final stages were complete. More than 5 million estimated passengers will travel through the international airport by 2020. With US border preclearance facilities on-site, private flights from the US operate as domestic travel rather than international for trips to Nassau.
You can depart New York’s Teterboro airport and arrive in Nassau in a little over three hours on a light or midsize jet like the LearJet 60XR. For charter flights out of the Midwest such as Chicago, flying time is under four hours on a heavy jet such as the Challenger 604 or the Falcon 2000.
Lynden Pindling International Airport operates under noise restriction during overnight hours, and there are two long runways. Designated 14/32 is 11,353 feet, and 09/27 is 8,273 feet. Private jet charter passengers have a choice of two fixed-base operators (FBOs). Services at MYNN include on-site customs, private terminals, and ground transportation, and car rentals. Aircraft services include 24-hour fueling, hangar services, crew car, and pilot lounges.
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There is a multitude of excellent hotels and resorts on the islands. Look to Paradise Island, adjacent to New Providence, for five-star luxury at the One and Only Ocean Club. With an 18-hole golf course at the resort and award-winning dining at the hotel’s Dune Restaurant, the One and Only is a top choice for a stay in Nassau. The Royal Bahamian Resort is one of the highest-rated resorts in the area, and it easy to see why. Sandals are located on a private island once reserved for the upper crust of mid-20th Century society. Today Sandals is a luxurious resort with beach suites, cottages, and eternal beauty.
Some of the best dining in Nassau can be found at the Graycliff, another excellent resort whose cuisine is dedicated to perfecting the convergence of Bahamian and European dining. The Graycliff restaurant is in a historic home, and there are four dining rooms decorated to reflect old-world elegance.
There is plenty to do in New Providence, from historic ruins to pristine beaches. You can discover the history of New Providence when you visit Fort Fincastle. There are still high fortress walls with antique guns in place for battle. You can go on your own or hire a tour guide to interpret the fort for you. Another local attraction is the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, an art museum on display in a historic home. Here, you can view art over the ages of many Bahamian artists. One more modern activity in New Providence is a trip to Paradise Island, where Atlantis has one of its most incredible resorts. Stay here, or spend the day at the world-class water park on the island.
American Loyalists originally settled Acklins Island after the American Revolutionary War. Although it was once a profitable agricultural island, it is most notable for its ancient native sites. It’s not overrun with tourists, making it an interesting place to visit on a private jet.
Private air charters for Acklins Island will fly into the Spring Point Airport, (IATA) MXP, (ICOA) MYAP.
The best place to stay on Acklins Island is IVel’s Bed and Breakfast. Although this doesn’t sound like a luxury resort, it’s extremely nice. You can choose from rooms, suites, and private cottages. All the accommodations are outfitted with elegant, antique-style European furniture. IVel’s also has car rentals available so that you can explore the island on your own time.
On Acklins Island, diving is a big deal. If you want to go diving in a place where there are not too many tourists around, Acklins Island is the perfect place to go. Fishing, especially bonefishing, is also hugely popular. You can charter a boat to go deep-sea fishing if you like.
There’s no shortage of island beauty and stunning Caribbean Seas surrounding all of the Bahamas islands. Visit in person and book your next charter flight at JetOptions Private Jets today.
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