Best Time to Visit Bahamas

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Patricia Schultz
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31.08.2022 17:15
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With travel once again feeling like a safe and available option for many of us, you may be in the process of planning your next trip. One of the most important things to consider, especially with tropical destinations like the Bahamas, is which months are best to visit. The best time to visit the Bahamas is between December and April, thanks to weather conditions and tourist-focused activities.

Best Hotels & Resorts

Best hotel
Nassau
Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas - All Inclusive - Adults Only
4
Parking available
Gym
Free WiFi
$444.00
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Nassau
Margaritaville Beach Resort Nassau
4
$259.00
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Nassau
Breezes Resort & Spa All Inclusive, Bahamas - Adults Only
3
Free WiFi
Free parking
Non-smoking
$493.00
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Nassau
Comfort Suites Paradise Island
4
Free WiFi
Bar
Non-smoking rooms
$251.00
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Nassau
Courtyard Nassau Downtown/Junkanoo Beach
4
Air conditioning
Gym
Non-smoking
$173.00
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Bahamas top view island at the best time to visit.

Weather in Bahamas

The weather is one of the biggest things that impacts the best time to go to the Bahamas. The country enjoys warm, pleasant temperatures year-round, but like many of the other Caribbean islands, it is also in the hurricane belt. This means that during the Atlantic hurricane season, which lasts from June to November, the Bahamas may experience some hurricanes. The month of May, while not technically part of hurricane season, also tends to see a lot of rain. Naturally, most people consider the sunnier months to be the best months to visit the Bahamas.

Palm trees at Bahamas at the best month to visit.

Average Temperature

Although it doesn’t ever get really cold in the Bahamas, the temperature does vary a bit throughout the seasons. Between May and October, the Bahamas tend to have highs in the mid to high eighties and lows in the seventies; between November and April, they tend to have highs in the high seventies to low eighties and lows in the sixties. Even if it weren’t mid-hurricane season, the extreme heat of the summer months would make for a less-than-ideal vacation. Stick with winter and early spring trips to ensure the best weather in the Bahamas.

Average Precipitation

Thanks to its tropical climate, the Bahamas have a clear rainy season and less-rainy season (although it’s not terribly “dry” during the latter season). As you might expect, this lines up pretty closely with the hurricane season; there are more than six inches of rain, on average, from June to October. May and November have three to four inches of rain, on average, while there are less than two inches from December to March. Since heavy and persistent rain can limit outdoor activities, the lower-precipitation months are usually the best time to visit the Bahamas.

Night beach at Bahamas at the best time to go.

Average Tourist Volume

Unfortunately, the best time to travel in terms of weather is often the worst time to travel in terms of prices and availability, because everyone wants to travel when the weather is nice. The highest tourist volume is seen in the Bahamas from roughly the start of the year to mid-summer. There is a sharp decline in tourist volume in the fall when school starts AND the weather is bad, and it tends to remain fairly low for the rest of the year. Hotel prices follow accordingly, with higher prices from late winter to mid-summer and reduced prices the rest of the time. If you don’t mind visiting the Bahamas during the wetter and hotter months, then you may consider the less busy, less expensive late summer to be the best time to visit. There are also a number of festivals in the Bahamas during the summer, which you would miss if visiting during the more popular months.

FAQ

When is the best time to go to the Bahamas?

The best time to visit the Bahamas will, of course, depend on what’s important to you and your vacation. The most popular months to visit the Bahamas are mid-December to mid-April, when the weather is nice and the hurricane risk is low. However, these are also the most crowded and most expensive months, so if the rain and the heat are less important to you, then you may enjoy a quieter and less expensive vacation between April and November.

When is hurricane season in the Bahamas?

The Bahamas is part of the Atlantic hurricane belt, so they are subjected to the Atlantic hurricane season. This runs roughly from June to November, and if you visit the Bahamas during these months, it’s possible that there will be a hurricane during your trip, which can affect travel and outdoor activities. Between December and April, there is little rain and virtually no possibility of hurricanes.

When is the rainy season in the Bahamas?

The Bahamas typically gets at least some rain each month, but there is a definitive rainy season in the middle of the year. Precipitation is highest from June to October, although the rainy season could be considered to extend from May to November. There is relatively little rain from December to April, with an average of less than two inches each month.

What is the cheapest month to go to the Bahamas?

The cheapest month to visit the Bahamas is typically June. However, since flight and hotel prices can vary greatly depending on your specific dates and departure city, it's always best to use a fare calendar or similar tool to compare prices for multiple months.

What is the hottest month in the Bahamas?

The hottest month in the Bahamas is August, when temperatures average around 31 degrees Celsius (88 degrees Fahrenheit). However, the temperature can vary depending on which island you're visiting. For example, Grand Bahama and Abaco tend to be a few degrees hotter than the rest of the country.

Top Hotels & Resorts

Best hotel
Nassau
Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas - All Inclusive - Adults Only
Non-smoking
Gym
Pool
Air conditioning
Free WiFi
Parking available
Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas - All Inclusive - Adults Only on the map.
$444.00
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Deluxe Room
4 maximum amount
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Staying in one of these Harbour Deluxe Balcony Rooms set high above Nassau Harbour's azure waters is a memorable experience. With floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors leading to a spacious private balcony, you'll feel as though you are part of the fresh, tropical outdoors. The room is available with King or Double Twin Beds and a stocked mini-refrigerator, providing the perfect island resort ambiance.
Individually controlled air-conditioning
Flat-screen HD TV with over 35 cable channels featuring HBO
Refrigerator with water, sodas and beers.
Complimentary premium Wi-Fi
In-room electronic safe
iHome clock radio with lightning connector
Complimentary in-room Keurig coffee maker
Hair dryer
Iron + Ironing Board
Dual bedside USB ports
Deskside international power ports/sockets
King Room (Island View)
4 maximum amount
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Whether you want to explore the island or the garden, this tropical chic room is a mini paradise in its own right, with an airy living space featuring contemporary furniture and soothing yellow and teal colour palettes to help you get in the Bahamian state of mind. This room is available with King or Twin Double beds.
Individually controlled air-conditioning
Flat-screen HD TV with over 35 cable channels featuring HBO
Refrigerator with water, sodas and beers.
Complimentary premium Wi-Fi
In-room electronic safe
iHome clock radio with lightning connector
Complimentary in-room Keurig coffee maker
Hair dryer
Iron + Ironing Board
Dual bedside USB ports
Deskside international power ports/sockets
King Room (Water View)
4 maximum amount
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This room's contemporary decor, including yellow and teal tropical tones, and incredible sightlines of Nassau Harbour and the ocean are fitting. The room features King or Double Twin Beds, and offers a range of contemporary amenities, including a flat-screen HD TV, bedside USB ports, and free Wi-Fi.
Individually controlled air-conditioning
Flat-screen HD TV with over 35 cable channels featuring HBO
Refrigerator with water, sodas and beers.
Complimentary premium Wi-Fi
In-room electronic safe
iHome clock radio with lightning connector
Complimentary in-room Keurig coffee maker
Hair dryer
Iron + Ironing Board
Dual bedside USB ports
Deskside international power ports/sockets
Premium Room
4 maximum amount
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The Harbour Deluxe Balcony Room offers water views, a private balcony, and all the premium amenities of our spacious and comfortable space, in addition to King or Double Twin Beds. A desk and a separate sitting area with a sofa are included.
Individually controlled air-conditioning
Flat-screen HD TV with over 35 cable channels featuring HBO
Refrigerator with water, sodas and beers.
Complimentary premium Wi-Fi
In-room electronic safe
iHome clock radio with lightning connector
Complimentary in-room Keurig coffee maker
Hair dryer
Iron + Ironing Board
Dual bedside USB ports
Deskside international power ports/sockets
One Bedroom Suite
2 maximum amount
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Our Harbourfront Suite offers 650 sq. ft. of inviting space, two private balconies with magnificent views of Nassau Harbour, and a living room separate from the sleeping area. You may relax in our One Bedroom Harbourfront Suite and take advantage of the world-class comfort and contemporary luxury it offers, along with the signature services and premium amenities available at the Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas. You will find a King Size Bed and a Twin Size Sofa Bed in the living room.
Individually controlled air-conditioning
Flat-screen HD TV with over 35 cable channels featuring HBO
Refrigerator with water, sodas and beers.
Complimentary premium Wi-Fi
In-room electronic safe
iHome clock radio with lightning connector
Complimentary in-room Keurig coffee maker
Hair dryer
Iron + Ironing Board
Dual bedside USB ports
Deskside international power ports/sockets
Nassau
Margaritaville Beach Resort Nassau
Pet-friendly
Gym
Pool
Free WiFi
Parking available
Non-smoking
Margaritaville Beach Resort Nassau on the map.
$259.00
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Deluxe King Room
2 maximum amount
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Your extravagant room, inspired by the Caribbean's clear turquoise waters, is a brilliant creation. Sip on your private Ocean Front balcony from an Adirondack chair while admiring the water. One king bed with custom blush designer white linens and premium bedding is included in your room. Coastal theme furniture, modern amenities, and an ergonomic layout create the perfect environment for relaxation.
One King Bed
Ocean Front
Premium Bedding w/Custom designer white linens
Balcony with Adirondack chair
Spacious Luxury Bath w/ Backlight Mirror, Rainfall Shower, makeup mirror and Hair Dryer
50” LCD Smart TV’
Crave Tablet for Resort Information
Ceiling Fan
10 Cup Coffee/Tea maker
In-Room Clothes Steamer
In-Room Safe
Robe
Mini Refrigerator
Two Bottle Waters Daily
USB Power
Margaritaville Custom Amenities
Deluxe Double Room
4 maximum amount
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Your deluxe room has two double beds and is equipped with custom all-white linens and premium bedding. Your room has modern furnishings, modern amenities, and an ergonomic layout to offer you the perfect retreat after a busy day. You may relax and enjoy stunning views of the ocean and cruise ship channel from your private balcony.
Two Double Beds
Ocean Front
Premium Bedding w/Custom designer white linens
Spacious Ocean Front Balcony with Adirondack Chair
Spacious Luxury Bath w/ Backlight Mirror, Rainfall Shower and makeup mirror
Spacious Luxury Bath w/ Backlight Mirror, Rainfall Shower, makeup mirror and Hair Dryer
50” LCD Smart TV
Crave Tablet for Resort Information
Ceiling Fan
10 Cup Coffee/Tea maker
In-Room Clothes Steamer
In-Room Safe
Robe
Mini Refrigerator
Two Bottle Waters Daily
USB Power
Margaritaville Custom Amenities
Marina Suite
4 maximum amount
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Your one-bedroom suite is furnished with all the latest amenities to provide an idyllic escape. Your upgraded Condominium Home experience includes coastal concept décor with brilliant, colourful Caribbean lighting and airy atmosphere. Turquoise Caribbean waters wash over you as you sit on your Adirondack chairs on your private beachfront balcony.
One King Bed
Oversized Ocean Front Balcony with Lux Lounging
Dining Room Table for 6
Living Room Seating Area
Spacious Luxury Bath w/ Backlight Mirror, Rainfall Shower, makeup mirror and Hair Dryer
En-Suite Powder Room
Oversized Walk-in Closet
Premium Bedding w/Custom designer white linens
65” LCD Smart TV
Crave Tablet for Resort Information
Ceiling Fan
10 Cup Coffee/Tea maker
In-Room Safe
Robe and Slippers
Two Bottle Waters Daily
USB Power
Margaritaville Custom Amenities
Sunset Suite
3 maximum amount
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This spacious one-bedroom suite features premium bedding on the king bed, modern amenities, and an ergonomic layout for relaxation after a busy day. After a long day, you can relax and enjoy spectacular views of the ocean and cruise ship channel from your own private balcony.
One King Bed
Oversized Ocean Front Balcony with Luxury Lounging
Jacuzzi on Balcony overlooking Caribbean
Living Room Seating Area
Premium Bedding w/Custom designer white linens
Spacious Luxury Bath w/ Backlight Mirror, Rainfall Shower, makeup mirror and Hair Dryer
Robe and Slippers
Margaritaville Custom Amenities
55” LCD Smart TV’
Crave Tablet for Resort Information
USB Power
Three Bedroom Residence
8 maximum amount
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Your premium suite (king/king/queen) provides all of the comforts of home, including custom, all-white linens and premium bedding. Live like a condominium resident with contemporary furnishings, modern amenities, chef's kitchen, spacious dining room, and living areas spread across 2,000 square feet of your private retreat. From your 8-foot-wide private balcony, you can marvel at the ocean, sunny weather, and fresh air.
Three King Beds
Oversized Ocean Front Balcony with Lux Lounging
Fully Equipped Chef Kitchen w/ Bosch 5 burner Cook Top, Bosch Full Size Refrigerator and Bosch Dishwasher
Dining Room Table for 6
Spacious Luxury Bath w/ Backlight Mirror, Rainfall Shower, makeup mirror and Hair Dryer
Fully Furnished with China, Glassware, Silverware and Cookware
In-Suite Washer/Dryer
En-Suite Powder Room
Oversized Walk-in Closet
Premium Bedding w/Custom designer white linens
Pullout Sofa with Custom Plush Queen Bedding
65” LCD Smart TV
Crave Tablet for Resort Information
Ceiling Fan
10 Cup Coffee/Tea maker
In-Room Safe
Robe and Slippers
Two Bottle Waters Daily
USB Power
Margaritaville Custom Amenities
Nassau
Breezes Resort & Spa All Inclusive, Bahamas - Adults Only
Non-smoking
Pool
Free parking
Free breakfast
Free WiFi
Gym
Breezes Resort &
$493.00
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Classic Room
2 maximum amount
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These rooms are found in both towers and provide guests with a range of garden and property vistas. Every room in this category comes equipped with modern glass, chrome, and marble bathrooms, mahogany wood furnishings, a work desk and chair, satellite TV, and either one king-size bed or two double beds.
Air conditioning
Complimentary Wifi
Hair Dryer
In-room safe
Iron / Ironing Board
Satellite TV
Coffee / Tea Maker (on request / no charge)
One Bedroom Suite
3 maximum amount
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The One Bedroom Ocean Front Suites offer magnificent, uninterrupted vistas of the sea and beachfront from our north-facing tower rooms. All guests are provided with modern glass, chrome, and marble bathrooms, mahogany wood furniture, a work desk and chair, a separate living room, satellite TV, and a separate bedroom with a king-size bed.
Air conditioning
Coffee / Tea Maker (on request / no charge)
Complimentary Wifi
Hair Dryer
In-room safe
Iron / Ironing Board
Satellite TV
Stocked Mini Refrigerator
Room (Ocean View)
2 maximum amount
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The Ocean View rooms are situated in both towers and provide east and west facing tower rooms with partial ocean views. All guest rooms in this category feature modern glass, chrome, and marble bathrooms, mahogany wood furnishings, a work desk and chair, satellite television, and either one king size bed or two double beds.
Air conditioning
Coffee / Tea Maker (on request / no charge)
Complimentary Wifi
Hair Dryer
In-room safe
Iron / Ironing Board
Satellite TV
Room (Pool View)
2 maximum amount
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The Pool View Patio Rooms are located on the ground floor of both towers and offer views of the courtyard and swimming pools. A furnished patio with a table and chairs or a hammock is available. All guest rooms in this category have modern glass, chrome, and marble bathrooms, mahogany wood furnishings, a work desk and chair, satellite TV, and either one king-size bed or two double beds.
Air conditioning
Coffee / Tea Maker (on request / no charge)
Complimentary Wifi
Hair Dryer
In-room safe
Iron / Ironing Board
Satellite TV
Room(Garden View)
2 maximum amount
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All Garden View rooms are located on the ground level of both towers and offer views of our gardens. A furnished patio and either a hammock or table and chairs are provided. All of our guest rooms in this category feature modern glass, chrome, and marble bathrooms, mahogany wood furnishings, a work desk and chair, satellite TV, and either one king-size bed or two double beds.
Air conditioning
Coffee / Tea Maker (on request / no charge)
Complimentary Wifi
Hair Dryer
In-room safe
Iron / Ironing Board
Satellite TV
Presidential Suite
3 maximum amount
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Our Presidential Suite provides panoramic sea and beach views from an open living, dining, and entertainment area, as well as an oceanfront guest room. A modern bathroom with glass, chrome, and marble finishes, mahogany wood furniture, and satellite TV are available.
Air conditioning
Coffee / Tea Maker (on request / no charge)
Complimentary Wifi
Hair Dryer
In-room safe
Iron / Ironing Board
Satellite TV
Stocked Mini Refrigerator
Nassau
Comfort Suites Paradise Island
Free parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Bar
Non-smoking rooms
Comfort Suites Paradise Island on the map.
$251.00
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1 King Bed Room
4 maximum amount
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Come home to a stylishly-appointed suite after a long day of exploring paradise, where you can relax on a king-size bed in your cozy bed after sitting on the sofa bed, desk, and chair.
Free daily full hot breakfast buffet
Full access to Atlantis facilities
Flat screen TV with cable
Computer hook-up/Free Wi-Fi
Hair dryer
Coffee maker
Complimentary in-room safe
Coin operated laundry facilities*
Iron & ironing board
Mini refrigerator
2 Double Beds Room
4 maximum amount
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These spacious, sunny suites are ideal for families or groups traveling together, providing two double beds and a sofa bed and work area separated by a partition.
Free daily full hot breakfast buffet
Full access to Atlantis facilities
Flat screen TV with cable
Computer hook-up/Free Wi-Fi
Hair dryer
Coffee maker
Complimentary in-room safe
Coin operated laundry facilities*
Iron & ironing board
Mini refrigerator
Nassau
Courtyard Nassau Downtown/Junkanoo Beach
Gym
Free WiFi
Non-smoking
Air conditioning
Pool
Free parking
Courtyard Nassau Downtown/Junkanoo Beach on the map.
$173.00
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Double Room
4 maximum amount
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The Double Room in Courtyard Nassau Downtown/Junkanoo Beach is a charming room that’s decorated with antiques. The rooms are small, but they’re cozy, and they have everything you need for a pleasant stay.
Hair dryer
Alarm Clock
Safe, in room, for a fee
Desk, writing / work, electrical outlet
Iron and ironing board
Coffee maker / tea service
Mini-refrigerator
Internet and Phones
High speed Internet, for a fee
Wireless Internet, complimentary
TV features: remote control, 42in/107cm
Air-conditioned
King Room
3 maximum amount
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It has Standard King Rooms that start at 9 per night. An ironing board and an iron are provided in this King Room, which features an ironing board, an 42' TV, a coffee maker, air conditioning, and a balcony.
Hair dryer
Alarm Clock
Safe, in room, for a fee
Desk, writing / work, electrical outlet
Iron and ironing board
Coffee maker / tea service
Mini-refrigerator
Internet and Phones
High speed Internet, for a fee
Wireless Internet, complimentary
TV features: remote control, 42in/107cm
Air-conditioned
Suite
3 maximum amount
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An impressive view of the Caribbean Sea can be experienced from your window as you enjoy the amenities of this suite. The room is decorated with rich fabrics and designed to give you an experience of luxury. The suite also has a private balcony, flat-screen TV, and a mini-bar with snacks and beverages.
Hair dryer
Alarm Clock
Safe, in room, for a fee
Desk, writing / work, electrical outlet
Iron and ironing board
Coffee maker / tea service
Mini-refrigerator
Internet and Phones
High speed Internet, for a fee
Wireless Internet, complimentary
TV features: remote control, 42in/107cm
Air-conditioned

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