Nassau Paradise Island resorts pull out all the stops for foodies this season with new culinary offerings to elevate guests’ experiences. The Bahamas is home to chef-driven, award-winning restaurants, authentic meals and delicious drink options. In the next couple of months, the offerings and festivals provide an unforgettable culinary experience for everyone.
“Nassau Paradise Island is home to so many wonderful culinary experiences from celebrity chef restaurants to local spots that offer authentic Bahamian cuisine,” said Fred Lounsberry, CEO, Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board. “The delicious meals and award-winning food and beverage experiences available at our resorts and on the island truly elevate our visitors’ vacations, and we look forward to offering even more unforgettable events and dining experience [sic] over the next few months.”
Oct. 21–23, guests are invited to attend The Bahamas Culinary & Arts Festival headlined by internationally renowned and celebrated chef Marcus Samuelsson of Marcus at Baha Mar Fish + Chop House, Daniel Boulud of Cafe Boulud and Dario Cecchini of Carna. Join Marcus Samuelsson for the start of the festival at the Welcome Party. The next two days will be filled with interactive cooking demonstrations and culinary experiences, all led by Baha Mar’s epicurean talents and guest chefs. The festivities come to an end with an unforgettable al-fresco dining experience on Baha Mar’s lush private island, Long Cay. Guests interested in attending the festival can buy tickets here.
Cocktails at the New Coconut Grove
Coconut Grove, the expansive new lounge area at Sandals Royal Bahamian, brings Bahamian beach vibes to the center of the resort day and night. The new lounge features a beach bar shaded by coconut palms and unbeatable sea views. Guests can relax and enjoy their drinks on the swing-style seating. Fun cocktails include Dragon in the Coconut and Strawberry Guava Frosé. Don’t forget to check out the live entertainment and grab a bite to eat at one of the three new food trucks.
In December, The Cove gains a new restaurant, Paranza, a high-end, ocean-inspired Italian restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Michael White. Guests will enjoy modern coastal Italian cuisine with a big focus on seafood.
007 Secret Menu
With the resort’s 60th anniversary this year, The Ocean Club launched an exclusive 007 Secret Menu guest experience. Travelers who book this experience will not receive any details of their stay until the morning of the reservation, when a “classified” note with information arrives at their room. Guests will enjoy a seven-course dinner menu paired with unique martinis paying homage to the seven James Bond films released in the 1960s and the Casino Royale 2006 remake, filmed at the resort.
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