Set sail from Charleston, South Carolina for ports in the Bahamas aboard the Carnival Ecstasy®. After a travel relaxing day at sea, make your 1st stop in Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas on New Providence Island. This destination offers something for everyone, from relaxation to sightseeing and adventure. Your next stop is Freeport on Grand Bahama Island, known for its offering of water activities, shopping opportunities, and cultural events and festivals that take place throughout the year. From there, enjoy a day at sea as you return to Charleston and disembark.
• Bahamian straw markets provide a space for you to test your bargaining skills and try to get a good deal on handmade baskets, guava jellies, woodcarvings, mats, hats and more.
• Cars are driven on the left side of the road in the Bahamas, so be sure to look both ways before crossing any streets!
• Grand Turk is the site of Christopher Columbus’ initial landfall during his famous voyage in 1492.