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 Princess Cays, Bahamas

Princess Cays, Bahamas Information
Contributed by
Nancy Norris

Language and Currency
What is Princess Cays Like?
What is the Weather Like?
Where Does the Ship Dock?
Where is the Shopping?
What is There To Do?
What Are My Choices for Dining and Drinking?

Princess Cays, Bahamas Port Reviews

Language and Currency

English is the spoken language and bring US dollars for local shopping, otherwise charge everything to your shipboard account.

What is Princess Cays like?

Princess Cays is located about 30 miles from Nassau, at the southern portion of Eleuthera Island. Two miles wide, this island retreat is a great snorkeling and dive spot. A coral reef surrounds the island. It is the epitome of the cruise lines’ private beach resorts. Mangrove trees surround the spectacular white sand beaches. There are plenty of cushioned lounge chairs, beach umbrellas, tiki huts and hammocks strung in shaded areas to relax.

What is the weather like?

Princess Cays enjoys a subtropical climate with mild winters, seldom dipping below 60°F. Average temperatures range in the low to upper 80’s; with water temperature never below 72°. With that said, however, just like Florida, these are averages and during winter months be prepared for an occasional cold front to cause temperature drops.

Where does the ship dock?

To protect the coral reef that surrounds the island, ships anchor off-shore. You will be tendered to Love Boat Marina.

Where is the shopping?

Shop at the Tropical Treasures Boutique or from one of the local vendors offering Bahamian crafts, souvenirs or hair braiding.

What is there to do?

At the Sports Pier you can rent seaboards, sailboats, jet-skis, aqua bikes, kayaks, paddle wheelers, or banana boats. Snorkeling gear and floating mats are also available. The adventurous can parasail; explorers can discover great panoramic views and sports aficionados can play volleyball or basketball. Children have their own special areas and scheduled activities. Of course, listening to relaxing music and just “chillin” is always an option.

What are my choices for dining and drinking?

There are two open air barbeques, three bars offering liquid refreshment and live entertainment to compliment the experience. A “Junkanoo” procession usually begins around noon to kick off the luncheon festivities. Water, tea and lemonade are complimentary with your meal.

 Port Reviews

  • Lorne Torres,

    Wow! I wish we could have stayed here for a couple of days! This place had a resort quality to it. There were so many things to do........everything from snorkeling, banana-boating, more

    140 users found this review helpful.
  • Pete Petersen,

    Princess Cays, Bahamas Port and Shore Excursion Review This is Princess’ private island. Because there is no pier, all passengers must be tendered to the beach, which more

    566 users found this review helpful.
  • Mark,

    So we get to Princess Cays about 7AM. This is a tender-only port, which means they lower a number of lifeboats and use them as shuttles back-and-forth from more

    614 users found this review helpful.
  • Pat Cedolia,

    We were tendered in to the beach. Well organized, very pretty location with plenty of beach chairs, bars, music, water sports and a large barbecue courtesy more

    159 users found this review helpful.
  • Greg Smith,

    Princess Cays was great if you enjoy a day at the beach. We left the ship around 11:00am and were tendered in quickly. Go to the far right. more

    366 users found this review helpful.
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