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Oct. 27th, 2009

Find Tropical Resorts, Fine Dining & Amazing Spas in the Bahamas

Luxury Vacations: The Bahamas are a tropical island paradise, offering the opportunity to explore perfect beaches, participate in water sports - including world-class diving and fishing - or the chance simply relax and do nothing but indulge in fine dining and spa experiences.

Located just 50 miles off the coast of Florida, The Bahamas encompass 700 islands spread out over 100,000 square miles of ocean. The archipelago of the island system features an ecological oasis filled with colorful animal and plant life is composed of 2,000 islands and cays with the clearest water on the planet, boasting visibility of more than 200 feet!

A favorite celebrity vacation spot, the Bahamas offer a wide array of luxury resort properties with lots of ways to relax and indulge in world-class cuisine and spa experiences featuring local ingredients.

The Spa at One & Only Ocean Club is located at a resort style estate that turns massage into an artform. Guests can indulge in a special spa experience in the privacy of a guest suite or ocean-view cabana. After a Floral Foot Wash, guests can choose from an array of follow-up treatments to soothe the soul and body. Then, the pampering can be followed by a relaxing Tea Ceremony or yoga class.

The Mandara Spa at the mega-resort, Atlantis, Paradise Island was recently expanded to include innovative additions, like Night Club Cycling and the Generation Y Spa for teens Mandra offers a special blend of Asian service and exotic spa treatments which include a full menu of massages, facials, body treatments, aromatherapy treatments and salon services. Refresh the mind, body and soul with a selection from the "Journey to Joy," collection of treatments.

Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island is proud to offer several new elements for guests at the Asian-themed Red Lane™ Spa. New luxurious touches include massage tables adorned with Oriental pendants that increase serenity as well as new treatment rooms, including one designed especially for couples. The brand new salon includes a tropical nail bar and several hair stations to help every guest look their best.

Foodies will want to stop by Graycliff, the first five-star restaurant in the Caribbean. Graycliff serves up elegant Continental and Bahamian cuisine, which pairs beautifully with selections from one of the world's largest and most expansive wine cellars.

Other favorite places to eat include the celebrity chef-owned Nobu from Chef Nobu Matsuhisa and Mesa Grill from one of television's favorite chefs, Bobby Flay. Both venues can be found in the elegant Atlantis towers.

The white sand beaches and luxurious places make the Bahamas a perfect place to get away.

For JustLuxe Carly Zinderman
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