Bimini, The Private Island Escape Is Just a Boat Ride Away
On the hunt for stunning turquoise waters and miles of white-sand beaches? Well, you don't have to search far, because Bimini is the private island that is within your reach. Located in the westernmost district of the Bahamas, this chain of three small islands is located about 80 kilometers (50 mi) east of Miami. Bimini is the closest point in the Bahamas to the mainland United States and approximately 210 km (130 mi) west-northwest of Nassau. Home to a population of only 1,988 Bahamian's, you'll feel like the island is exclusively yours and Boatsetter wants to help you get there.
A hop, skip, and boat ride away.As the closest Caribbean island to the U.S. coast, Bimini is an easy private island escape. Arriving to Bimini truly couldn't be easier. Fly direct or connect from a variety of airports in South Florida and the New York areas. If you prefer the sea to the sky, sail over on one of Boatsetters Bahamian fleet options. Only 50 miles from Miami, yet a world away from the everyday. Preserved culture, historical landmarks, and natural wonders decorate this westernmost island of the Bahamas. Sail through on a Catalina 22 to take in the island breeze while exploring the historic shipwrecks and sights. Here, the Gulf Stream and the Bahamas Bank combine to ultimately define the meaning of Bimini Bliss.
The fishing capital of the Bahamas.Sitting at the very edge of The Stream, the small islands that make up Bimini are perfectly located for easy access to the tropical current, which acts as both a highway for migrating fish and as a kind of sushi conveyor belt that carries abundant food to the local fish, allowing them to grow to record size. There have been over 50 world record catches made in the waters around Bimini. You can be the next while out on a 280 Sport Fish Fisherman boat. It’s not just the deep water over the edge of the drop-off that offers angling opportunities: Bimini’s flats are home to the fly fisherman’s favorite prey, and local wrecks serve as home to an array of fish species. From the back bay to the deep drop-off, Bimini earns its title as sports fishing capital of the world. Seasonal fish you can catch in July are:
- Black Grouper