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Old 02-23-2021, 11:38 AM   #11
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we have stayed at the atlantis. The main hotel. we had a good time but not enough to go back. We do like the sandals there. More intimate and less glitz. Bahamar is also a little too much for us but we just did a day visit. The new Margaritaville hotel there has caught my eye.
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Old 02-25-2021, 12:10 AM   #12
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We have been going to the Bahamas since 2003. Almost all of our stays have been at the Atlantis Resort (via timeshares) and we have also been to the Sandals Resort.

We actually have a trip booked or Atlantis in July of this year.

We have never driven on the island. We have always arranged transfers from the airport to the resorts. If we leave the resorts, we just grab a taxi....they are everywhere and rates are fixed.

If you are going all inclusive, I highly recommend Sandals Royal Bahamian.....everything about the resort is first class. Plus the have their own little island for even further quiet and relaxation.

We love the Atlantis because of everything it offers.....entertainment, food, pool, Aquaventure, beach, gambling, etc.

Because of Covid, I am not sure what you are going to get when staying at any resort. I am sure that like Disney, everything is scaled back.

If you want true beach time and quiet time, I would recommend USVI St John. Its paradise in my opinion.
We've been to Atlantis & it was great for food, entertainment & keeping the kids entertained with the slides, etc.

I highly recommend USVI St John.

Not sure what vacationers will find now during COVD....
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Old 02-25-2021, 06:52 AM   #13
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I have to agree about the Vegas comment!.

I wonder where Disney is with the Eleuthera plans, now that you mention it.

Moving along.....Its in the Bahamas, so its Island time progress.
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Old 02-25-2021, 06:55 AM   #14
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We've been to Atlantis & it was great for food, entertainment & keeping the kids entertained with the slides, etc.

I highly recommend USVI St John.

Not sure what vacationers will find now during COVD....

We went to USVI St John last summer and it was fantastic, as usual.

Atlantis has a lot of things/attractions open, but is running on a modified schedule......half the water park/pools open every other day. Not all the towers are open. Not all the restaurants are open. But the experience is still not bad, from what I read.


Nothing is open anywhere that is not impacted by covid restrictions.
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Old 02-25-2021, 12:38 PM   #15
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In 2019 we went to Atlantis for 7 nights. We stayed at “The Cove”. Our suite was beautiful but honestly we really did not like the overall resort. It felt like a Vagas style resort/casino plopped on an island. To try and escape a bit we rented a very pricey Cabana where one side opened to the beach and the other the pool. Very cool setup. That is until a DJ started pumping dance music poolside around noon. It just was not our overall vibe we shoot for in the islands. Additionally, we are foodies and found the food and beverages super expensive and we didn’t have a single meal we felt was anything special. We wont be back to Atlantis but are in the process of booking a trip to Bermuda... our favorite island by far.
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In 2019 we went to Atlantis for 7 nights. We stayed at “The Cove”. Our suite was beautiful but honestly we really did not like the overall resort. It felt like a Vagas style resort/casino plopped on an island. To try and escape a bit we rented a very pricey Cabana where one side opened to the beach and the other the pool. Very cool setup. That is until a DJ started pumping dance music poolside around noon. It just was not our overall vibe we shoot for in the islands. Additionally, we are foodies and found the food and beverages super expensive and we didn’t have a single meal we felt was anything special. We wont be back to Atlantis but are in the process of booking a trip to Bermuda... our favorite island by far.

I do agree with the Vegas vibe at Atlantis. Which is why I suggested USVI......true island paradise.
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Moving along.....Its in the Bahamas, so its Island time progress.
What's Eleuthera??
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Old 02-26-2021, 01:03 AM   #18
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What's Eleuthera??

Site of Disney’s next private island to go along with Castaway Cay.
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What's Eleuthera??

Check out the link below....
https://lighthousepointbahamas.com/
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