Cruise Line Private Islands

The Bahamas are a chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida and northeast of Cuba.

Tropical Weather

Atlantic

ALL CLEAR for cruisers

 

Eastern Pacific

ALL CLEAR for cruisers

Princess Cay Area Weather

Need to know

Hurricanes

The Islands of the Bahamas are  situated in an area prone to hurricanes.  Rainy season is from May to November, and periodic hurricanes between June and November.

In the event of a tropical storm or hurricane alert, Shipdetective will post NWS updates and information for travelers on our Tropical Storm Update page.

Personal Safety

The Bahamas has a high crime rate, however areas frequented by tourists during the day are not generally prone to violent crime.

Visitors should exercise caution and good judgment at all times. 

Getting around  

All activities and excursions are organized by Princess Cruise Line.

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Princess Cay, Bahamas

princess cay bahamas photo by wiki user

Visiting Cruise Line: Princess Cruises

Princess Cays is located approximately 80 miles from Nassau, Bahamas situated on the southern end of the island of Eleuthera.

Eleuthera is very long and thin—110 miles (180 km) long and in places little more than a mile wide. The topography of the island varies from wide rolling pink sand beaches to large outcrops of ancient coral reefs. 

Map of the Bahama Islands

Good to Know

Port of Entry

Ships anchor and passengers are transferred to the island by tender.

Time Zone

EST (UTC/GMT - 5)

Map Coordinates

18.25 N, 68.5 W

Average Temperatures

Water: 83°- Summer; 78°- Winter

Air: 86°- Summer; 80°- Winter

Things to do and see

Rock Sound

The town is known for its pristine beaches, sparkling blue water, spectacular views and colorful island buildings, Rock Sound is also famous for pirates, bats and a bottomless ocean hole.

Private Bungalows

Air-conditioned bungalows perfect for a romantic hideaway or family fun near the beach.

Hammocks

princess cay hammock

Snorkeling

Coral reef, sea sponges, and the occasional turtle, ray or shipwreck.

Paddle Boarding/Wind Surfing

A combination of surfing and sailing, paddle boarding and wind surfing each promise a thrill ride along the beach.

Banana Boat Ride

Wet and wild powerboat ride. 

Beach Clamshell

Escape completely in your own private retreat - a "made-just-for-the-two-of-you" beach clamshell.

Fishing

Excursions offer deep-sea fishing with custom boats and surf fishing.

Water Sports Rental Activities

Enjoy a day with kayaking, windsurfing, snorkeling, paddle wheelers, floats, aqua chairs or a Hobie Cat.

Follow this link for a full list of excursions offered by Princess Cruise Line. 

 

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