About The Bahamas

The Bahamas are a chain of 700 islands (including, cays & islets) 19 of which are popular city destinations within four major localities; Dunmore Town, Freeport, Marsh Harbour, Nassau (New Providence), Nicholls Town, and Spanish Wells. Each island has it’s own personality and attractions for a variety of vacationing experiences including some of the best scuba, snorkeling, sailing and boating experiences as well as romantic getaways and unique shopping and dining.

The Bahamas is the playground of the rich and famous. Oprah, Sean Connery, Tiger Woods and many others have homes in The Bahamas. If celebrity sighting is a pastime you enjoy, you can watch for residents Bill Gates, Diane Von Futsenburg, Mariah Carey and many others.

Located southeast of Florida and northeast of Cuba, The Bahamas is known for their tropical marine climate, quaint townships, stunningly beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters.

Access to The Bahamas Medical facilities and medical service providers in The Bahamas has increased steadily over the years in response to the growing needs of residents, including the large expatriate populations, but especially due to serving the needs of 4.5 million plus tourists who vacation each year in The Bahamas.

The medical tourist in The Bahamas will find a growing number of excellent private and public medical resources. Medical tourism in The Bahamas is attracting patients from the U.S. looking for an alternative to a better healthcare experience and access to procedures not available in the U.S.

On the islands of The Bahamas, the government provides a wide range of healthcare and emergency medical services to members of the public, both Bahamians and non-Bahamians.

The Bahamas economy is stable and based on tourism and offshore banking. The official language is English – more British than American, and the currency is the Bahamian dollar.


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