13 Ways to Spoil Yourself on Bahamas' Out Islands
If you can travel now through December, hotel rates are up to 60% less than what they'll cost just a few months later.
Also, Florida residents exclusively get a $250 air credit when booking at least four nights in the Out Islands. Several islands even have direct flights from Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa.
Here are our favorite hotel deals (prices listed are per room, nightly, unless otherwise noted) to islands that have direct flights from Florida:
ABACOS: A 120-mile-long chain of islands, ideally explored by boatTreasure Cay Beach Marina & Golf Resort, 40% off ... $120 with breakfast & two rounds of golf
Bluff House Beach Resort & Marina, 60% off ... $135 with welcome drinks and the fourth night free
ANDROS: Largest, yet most sparsely developed Bahamas island adjacent to the world's third-largest barrier reefSwain Cays Lodge, 30% off ... $149 including kayaks & bicycles to explore
Small Hope Bay Lodge, 25% off ... $234 per person with all meals and use of bikes, kayaks and paddleboards
Tiamo Resort, 55% off ... $250 per person with three meals per day, transfers and a daily snorkel trip
BERRY ISLANDS: A fisherman's paradise known for record-breaking catchesCarriearl Boutique Hotel, 30% off ... $225 with welcome drinks, breakfast & transfers
BIMINI: 50 miles from Florida, the old Hemingway haunt was an offshore liquor store in ProhibitionHilton at Resorts World Bimini, 30% off ... $125-$159 at a new hotel including $40 casino credit
Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina, 25% off ... $159-$169 including welcome drinks and Wi-Fi
ELEUTHERA: Two miles wide with pink and white sand beaches, and pineapple plantationsSurfer's Manor, 10% off ... $110 with breakfast & welcome drinks
EXUMA: Famous for swimming pigs and friendly fish to hand feedSandals Emerald Bay, 60% off ... $290 per person with unlimited meals, drinks, golf & watersports
Embrace, 20% off ... $180 in a one-bedroom villa