Are you ready to go on a boating adventure? If so, this is the itinerary for you. Boatsetter
will take you on the ultimate adventure from Miami through the Exumas in the Caribbean. It is a vast stretch of ocean, dotted with little islands full of dreamy cays. Ready to discover the Caribbean? Rent your private boat with Boatsetter
and start your adventure today.
Miami to the Bahamas
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The initial leg of the journey leaves from Miami and travels 177 Nautical Miles to Nassau, Bahamas. This trip can be made in around ten hours in a yacht, and about three days on a sailboat. Feel the island vibes once you reach your destination and make sure to drink a cocktail with your toes in the sand once you get there.
Nassau to Highbourne Cay
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The next bit of the journey will take just 5 hours of boating to reach Highbourne Cay. In walking distance from the marina, you will find eight deserted beaches where you can sunbathe and enjoy the surf with barely another soul for miles. Added bonus? Fishing from the deck of your boat will be ideal while anchored in Highbourne Cay.
Highbourne Cay to Warderick Wells
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Just a few hours worth of sail time will get you to Warderick Wells. Here you can relax on one of the many beautiful beaches and visit the plantation ruins. There are plenty of places for snorkeling or hiking at Warderick Wells and the headquarters of Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park can be found here.
Warderick Well to Shroud Cay
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Barely three hours away, Shroud Cay is a delightful little stop off. An uninhabited island where you can spend the day exploring the mangrove river before pulling anchor and sailing on to the next stop.
Shroud Cay to Norman’s Cay
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You will barely have time to catch your breath before you reach Norman’s Cay. Here you can dive deep to explore a plane wreck. Afterward, you can dine at MacDuff’s, a famous beach club that is famed for its friendly bartenders.
Norman’s Cay to Paradise Island
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Headed back towards Nassau, you will find Paradise Island, home of the Atlantis hotel. Spend a day or two playing in the 141-acre waterpark or swimming with the dolphins. Then take some time to try your hand in the casino or get a few spa treatments.
Paradise Island to Nassau
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Back in Nassau, you can spend a few more days exploring the Bahamas before sailing back to Miami. Check out the hundreds of animals at the Ardastra Gardens or hang with the locals at a fish fry. Explore the largest underwater cave system in the entire world located in Lucayan National Park then finish the day with a sip of rum at the John Watling’s Distillery.
Nassau to Miami
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Head back home again (or at least back to the states) with your trip back to Miami. If you aren’t done vacationing yet, there are plenty of nightlife venues where you can continue to party once you hit South Beach.
This trip from Miami through the Exumas will have you longing to be a pirate of the Caribbean smuggling rum and spending every day looking out on the pristine turquoise waters. It will be hard to go back to everyday life...until the next boating adventure with Boatsetter!