HOW TRAVEL TO ABACO, BAHAMAS BY BOAT
We’re breaking it all down and making it as simple and hassle-free for you as possible with this step-by-step guide on how to travel to the Bahamas right now! You and your loved ones deserve a break and we’re here to make your boating getaway to The Bahamas a breezy one. With a spacious, remote (but easily accessible) location, one of the largest marinas in the Bahamas, Abaco Beach Resort and Marina is the perfect, Out Island destination.
1 BOOK YOUR BERTH & PLAN YOUR STAY
Whether you’re planning on staying on board or relaxing in one of our newly renovated rooms, book your berth by giving us a call at 877-533-4799 (or) 242-367-2158, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by contacting us via our web form.
Both short stays like weekend getaways and longer stays are welcome! And great news: RESORT AND MARINA AMENITIES CAN BE USED IMMEDIATELY AFTER DOCKING & CLEARING CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION.
2 TEST NEGATIVE FOR COVID WITHIN 5 DAYS OF ARRIVAL
We take pride in keeping the islands as safe as possible, allowing you a better vacationing environment. Everyone on board should present a COVID-19 RT-PCR test with a negative result taken no more than 5 days prior to the date of travel. Children under 10 years of age are not required to take the test.
For U.S. based departures, an accredited lab can be found at the Center for Disease Control. Once at the webpage, scroll down to “Advanced Search”, click on “Show” and type in the zip code in which you wish to perform the coronavirus test. All accredited labs in the requested zip code are listed. For all boaters from other countries, labs that have been accredited by the local medical health officials should be used.
3 COMPLETE AN ELECTRONIC HEALTH VISA & CUSTOMS FORMS
Visit HERE and complete an easy, online Bahamas Health Visa for each person on board. You will need to upload a copy of your negative COVID test as well.
- Customs & Immigration Forms – fill out and print prior to arrival.
- Have copies of ALL forms, copy of passport and test results to present to Customs & Immigration upon arrival in The Bahamas.
- Marinas must be informed at least 48 hours prior to vessel’s arrival.
4 ARRIVE AT ABACO BEACH RESORT
You’ll be thrilled to be on your way to your much deserved getaway! Our marina is newly renovated, state-of-the-art marina that had long served as the island’s most popular stage from which to launch fishing and pleasure boating excursions. Our marina amenities cover everything you need and everything you want. Laundry, swim-up pool bar, restaurants, power, wifi, and more! See it all here.
5 ENJOY YOUR ABACO BEACH RESORT VACATION
During your time at Abaco Beach Resort and Marina, you can enjoy the amenities on property to your heart’s desire. Cruising is permitted, along with visits to uninhabited islands (defined as population of 25 people or less) . If you are staying on for more than 14 days, further steps are required to venture outside of the resort or to more populous islands, but otherwise, we have plenty to do!
Abaco Beach Resort and marina features two pools (one of which has a swim-up bar portion), a white sand beach, water sports such as stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkeling, and more.
With our all newly renovated rooms are spotless and spacious and with two restaurants to choose from, lounge areas, hammocks, tennis courts, a marina, and more, you and your loved ones are sure to have some fun in the sun.
6 RELAX AND REJUVENATE
One of the best things about our slice of Out Island paradise is that it’s spacious and low-density. You aren’t going to fight for marina amenities, beach chairs or paddle boards; it’s a peaceful sanctuary where you can feel free to unwind. Abaco Beach Resort and Marina represents classic, Bahamian hospitality at its finest in a naturally, socially distant environment!
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