There’s no more romantic spot than the Abaco Islands to tie the knot. Known as the “hidden gem” of the Bahamas, this stretch of secluded beaches and gorgeous sunsets provides a dream destination wedding setting for any bride and groom.
Before you book your private plane and head to Marsh Harbor or Treasure Cay to scout out potential venues, we’ve shared some of our favorite spots that we’ve seen our guests say their vows at.
Treasure Cay Beach Marina & Golf Resort
For a picturesque beach wedding that your loved ones will remember, book your wedding at Treasure Cay Beach Marina & Golf Resort. Whether you are envisioning an oceanfront ceremony or a cocktail reception by the pool, their wedding team works closely with couples to help them plan their dream wedding.
Golfing, boating, diving, tennis and fishing are just some of the recreational activities available at this tranquil resort. Friends and family who flew in (hopefully on a private plane via Air Unlimited?) will love spending time on the sand or exploring the island on a Bahamas Adventure Tour, then escaping to the Tipsy Seagull for dancing and live music once the sun goes down.
Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbor Marina
Situated amongst 40 tropical acres of breathtaking beach shores, Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour Marina offers a lush setting for intimate vow renewals and lavish bashes alike. Their award-winning culinary team can dream up a menu to suit any food tastes, whether you’re planning a farewell brunch for immediate family or a five-course plated dinner during the reception.
Couples will have a difficult time choosing which venue they want to tie the knot at. Eloping couples will love a quiet ceremony at the gazebo that is set against magnificent views of the Sea of Abaco. For larger weddings, the resort offers outdoor ceremony options on the beach or The Great Lawn, with tenting available in case of rain.
The resort also partners with Aisle Society to curate every destination wedding experience with hand-picked décor and fun group activities such as a private island bar crawl or fishing charter.
Bahama Beach Club
The best thing about hosting your wedding at Bahama Beach Club is that this resort only performs one exclusive Bahamas wedding ceremony per day. Whether you have two guests or 200, this policy helps guarantee that you will feel like royalty on your special day.
Everything a couple could possibly need for their special day can be found at Bahama Beach Club. Their team is available to arrange for a round of golf for the groomsmen, a scuba diving tour for traveling family, or a beach bonfire to help couples greet everyone before the rehearsal dinner begins.
With an all-star culinary team, the resort also offers complete food and beverage services for couples. Options range from plated dinners on their beachfront pavilion to passed hors d’oeuvres on the pool deck.
Looking for recommendations on wedding venues to check out in the Abacos, or need to charter a private plane to fly your wedding party down? We would be glad to help! Give us a call at (407) 585-4300 to discuss your options.
With its calm waters, warm breezes and stunning panoramic views, the Abacos are an ideal location for the perfect family vacation. Whether you are craving cowabunga-style water sports or have your sights set on a uniquely serene experience with your loved ones, the Abaco Islands offer activities that quench the thirst of each and every guest.
If you’re taking one of Air Unlimited’s daily private flights to Marsh Harbor or Treasure Cay, you’ll be elated with the wide range of family-friendly activities that are available. Here are a few of our favorites:
Rent a Boat and Enjoy Some Island Hopping
A unique group of islands and cays that forms a 120-mile-long chain, the Abacos stretch over 650 square miles. With bay-scalloped coastlines, dream-worthy coves and picture perfect harbors, it’s no surprise that island hopping by boat is one of our favorite family activities in the area. If you’ve already enjoyed a private flight to the location, we suggest continuing the private vacation by renting a boat that will broaden your Abacos horizons.
Each island and cay has something different to offer, and traveling by boat is the best way to explore nature with your family in an exciting way. This fun mode of transportation allows you to discover new locations like Tahiti Beach on Elbow Cay, which is known to be one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Many boaters anchor for the day around the shallow waters and sand bars near Tahiti Beach while enjoying snorkeling in the calm waters.
There are a number of gorgeous beaches and sand bars to dock your rented boat at for the day, or you can enjoy the wind in your hair just riding around the islands if that’s more your style. Renting a boat gives you and your family the freedom to explore the area on your own schedule.
Pigs, Rays and Sharks OH MY!
Private flights to the Abacos are always met with incredibly unique experiences that families rarely have the chance to experience elsewhere. There are very few tropical locations throughout the world that offer the opportunity to swim with friendly pigs on an otherwise uninhabited island. That is exactly the experience you will find while visiting No Name Cay, just south of Green Turtle Cay in the Abacos. You’ll find a friendly group of pigs that just want a little bit of love and affection – perfect for the kids! No Name Cay is a favorite spot for picnicking and adventuring with your new found piglet pals.
A short ride from Green Turtle Cay brings you to the gorgeous Manjack Cay, a completely unspoiled beach that is a stellar location for swimming and shelling with the kids. Additionally, there is a small cove right off the cay that is home to a group of extremely friendly stingrays and harmless sharks. Give the family the opportunity to explore nature right in its natural habitat, as you enjoy a rare experience with these majestic ocean creatures.
The beauty and intrigue of the Abaco’s natural surroundings stretches well beyond the beach. While there are a number of private areas inhabited by private residents across the island chain, visitors will still find a plethora of gorgeous nature trails, mysterious blue holes and a wide range of plant and bird species ready to be explored around the coast and the inland areas.
Whether you chose to travel by golf cart, bicycle or on foot, the whole family will enjoy discovering secret trails and blue holes, which are water-filled caves and cavities filled with fascinating fish and curious creatures. Families are welcome to explore these areas even further by kayak or canoe.
Pack a picnic basket, grab your loved ones and enjoy some family time in paradise!
Air Unlimited offers daily, affordable scheduled service flights to the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas. If you’re looking for additional recommendations on local restaurants to try, our team would be more than glad to help you put your itinerary together. Give us a call at (407) 585-4300.
Flying on a commercial airline can be unpredictable. Operational issues beyond your control can result in flights being delayed or canceled, often throwing a major wrench in travel plans. We’ve also never heard someone reminisce about all of the fun that they had arriving at the airport three hours before their flight to allow enough time to make it through the lines at security.
Sometimes, it makes more sense to hire a private charter for your upcoming trip. Here are three reasons why.
Fly On Your Own Schedule
Have an important business meeting on Thursday at 1 p.m. but the only available flights will have you landing in the airport at noon? Or do you have a connecting flight that was canceled, and now you’re trying to figure out how to coordinate the last leg of your vacation?
Hiring a private charter allows passengers to set their own pace, helping executives balance a packed schedule of cross-country obligations and ensure that bridal parties get to their destination wedding on schedule. Instead of planning your schedule around a commercial flight, on-demand charter service allows you to control your itinerary.
Enjoy Your Privacy
Anyone who has flown commercially is familiar with the passenger behind you that won’t stop kicking your seat, or the guest who keeps judgmentally eyeing your crying toddler. Scheduling a private charter will ensure that your party is the only one on the aircraft, marrying the control and seclusion of a road trip with the efficiency of a flight. This is ideal for families with small children that don’t want to worry about other passengers, or for teams that want to practice their pitch before the out-of-state presentation they’re flying to.
Simpler Security Measures
The general rule of thumb when flying is to arrive at the airport at least two hours ahead of time for domestic flights, and three for international flights. However, this can often be a no-win situation for passengers. If you arrive at the airport during its high-traffic times, you could be waiting in line to get through security for a few hours. However, if you arrive during a slow period, you will likely find yourself waiting at the terminal for an hour before your flight.
When you use on-demand charter service to fly to your destination, you are able to bypass the dreaded lines at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This means less time spent waiting in line or trying to find ways to entertain yourself while waiting for your flight to begin boarding. At Air Unlimited, passengers are normally in their seats and ready to go within an hour of arriving at the hangar.
Interested in learning more about hiring a private charter for your next business trip or vacation? Air Unlimited specializes in on-demand charter service and is excited to help you plan your upcoming trip. Learn more about the process and how to book your stress-free flight by calling (407) 585-4300 to speak with a member of our team!
After taking a flight to Marsh Harbor, you will find freshly caught local seafood paired with stunning ocean views and friendly service. Whether you’re looking for a casual spot to grab burgers after an afternoon of snorkeling or an exquisitely prepared lobster dinner, there are plenty of options to satisfy your vacation cravings.
If you’re taking one of Air Unlimited’s affordable scheduled service flights to Marsh Harbor, you won’t be disappointed with the local fare that the island’s top chefs are serving up. Here are three of our favorite spots to dine at.
Does your flight to Marsh Harbor land in the morning? Located inside Abaco Beach Resort on Bay Street, Angler’s is known for their spot-on breakfast choices. Indulge in the Lobster Eggs Benedict, featuring fresh Bahamian spiny lobster, or order a stack of Banana and Peanut Butter Pancakes with a side of crisp apple smoked bacon. For a traditional Bahamian breakfast, try the Stew Fish or Chicken Souse with a side of Johnny Cakes and grits.
Headed by the award-winning Caribbean cuisine expert Chef Charles Smith, their exceptional menu of island fare offers entrees such as Bahamian Cracked Conch for dinner and an Island Quesadilla stuffed with chicken, lobster or shrimp for lunch. The resort offers marina access, making Angler’s an ideal place for boaters to dock and grab a quick bite for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Located on the water, Snappas Grill & Chill is a laidback local watering hole with a friendly staff where visitors can grab a quick lunch after an afternoon of shopping or boating. Boaters frequently tie up at the marina before enjoying an appetizer and a cold local beer or fruity frozen drink.
Easy yet delicious menu fare to enjoy while overlooking the marina includes Blackened Fish Sandwiches, Black Angus Burgers or Grilled Chicken Caesar Salads. There’s also a stage where patrons can enjoy live music once the sun goes down.
Looking for a late night bite? Snappas switches over their menu from 9:30 until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. Choose from options like mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, conch fritters, burgers and hotdogs.
Any patron will tell you that Curly Tails Restaurant & Bar’s Conch Fritters are the best on the island. Caught fresh daily, we’d tell you to split an order with your table, but you might not want to share once you try your first bite.
Located at The Conch Inn Hotel & Marina, their menu touts fresh local seafood with Asian and Mediterranean influences. If you’re heading there for dinner, we recommend starting with the Coconut Cilantro Steamed Mussels, which are steamed in island coconut broth with local spices. For an entrée, try the Sweet Plantain Crusted Grouper Fillet served with a tropical papaya salsa.
After your meal, grab a drink on the rooftop bar and relax while listening to live Bahamian music and puffing on a Cuban cigar. You won’t be disappointed – this spot offers unparalleled harbor views and is also the perfect way to take in a gorgeous Marsh Harbor sunset.
Air Unlimited offers affordable scheduled service flights to the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas. If you’re looking for additional recommendations on local restaurants to try, our team would be more than glad to help you put your itinerary together. Give us a call at (407) 585-4300.