- Resort type: Beach resort
- Landscape: Island, Oceanfront, Tropical Forest
- What to do: Cycling, Culinary Tourism, Diving & Snorkelling, Natural Parks & Reserves, Boat Trips, Wellness Tourism, Historical & Architectural Monuments, Yachting & Sailing, Hiking, Caves, Fishing & Spearfishing, Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing, Festivals & Carnivals, SPA
Long Island is an island of coral origin and Long Island District in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas situated in the northern part of the Atlantic Ocean. Its total area is 596 square kilometres. The capital city is Clarence Town.
A rocky and shallow sandy coast of the resort is a good place for those who prefer calm holidays or for the extreme tourists. The rich underwater world and massive coral reefs attract the divers. The western coast of Long Island is ideal for quiet and relaxed holidays, swimming, snorkelling. Windward beaches are popular with the surfers and windsurfers. The active tourists can go sea fishing, yachting, trekking and biking. They can dive into Dean’s Blue Hole.
The ecological tourists will enjoy the exotic nature or watch birds and animals in Makkenns Bay.
The lovers of the excursion tourism will not find any significant historical and architectural monuments. The main sight is Columbus Monument. Sea cruises along Long Island are arranged for the tourists. They can also go on a trip to small settlements and get acquainted with the everyday life of the locals.
In Clarence Town, there are small shops where you can buy some basic goods. To have a good shopping, go to Nassau with its malls Paradise Shopping Plaza, Town Center Mall and Seagrapes Shopping Plaza.
In the hotel Stella Maris Resort Club, there is a wellness centre offering massage and spa treatments.
Long Island annually holds North Long Island Homecoming Festival.
In the restaurants Chez Pierre and Blue Chip, you will try the dishes inspired by the Bahamian cuisine.
At night some bars open their doors.