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Destination Bahamas. Consists of 700 islands and 2,400 cays (i.e., coral reefs), mostly nice weather, except for a few hurricanes every other year. The Bahamas are a tourist's dream with palm-fringed tropical islands surrounded by turquoise waters. Some of the islands even offer pink sand beaches.
New Providence island, with Bahama's capital Nassau, lies about 310 km (190 mi) off the southern coast of Florida and north of Cuba. The coral-based archipelago consists of around 700 islands and islets and more than 2,000 cays (coral reefs). Just about 30 islands are inhabited. The Bahamas share maritime borders with Cuba, Haiti, the United States, and Turks and Caicos Islands (UK).
The main activities in the Bahamas are water sports, fishing, boating, diving, snorkeling, sailing and - duty-free shopping.
Today The Bahamas has become one of the world's foremost vacation resorts. Nassau is the political capital and the commercial hub of The Bahamas.