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Meet Mr. Cooper, Taxi Driver and Tour Guide

We encourage our guests to explore beautiful Grand Bahama beyond our marina resort. One way to do so is to rent a car. However, for guests who wish to not worry about driving or who seek a local tour guide to learn about our island, we would like to introduce you to Mr. Godfrey Cooper. Mr. […]

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Back for more Yellowfin Tuna

Steve and Chris on board the “Venturesome” from Boca Raton, Florida, were back at Sunrise Resort and Marina this week. And so were the Yellowfin Tuna. Last year, they caught seven tuna while fishing offshore from our Grand Bahama marina. Their recent visit didn’t disappoint. In addition to great weather, the two hooked seven tuna and […]

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More Tales of Great Fishing on Grand Bahama

As we mentioned earlier this month, Bahamas fishing heats up in the summer. David Pleasanton boated over to Sunrise Resort and Marina in April to take advantage of the great fishing and just shared his photos from the trip. David writes, “Even though the wind was blowing hard, the fishing was great. We caught quite […]

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Grand Bahama Music & Heritage Festival

The dates have just been announced for the first annual Grand Bahama Music & Heritage Festival. Held August 3 – 5, 2012, this three-day event will celebrate our country’s 39th Independence. World-renowned, Grammy recording group Baha-Men (who sang “Who let the dogs out”) will join many other Bahamian artists performing at the event. Entertainers include: Shadoe Masta, […]

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Great Grand Bahama Fishing

As summer approaches, the fishing heats up on Grand Bahama. The ideal time to visit is anytime between April and September. Richard Plymel on board the Aquasition from West Palm Beach, Florida, recently visited for a fishing trip. They caught lots of Mahi Mahi and Yellowfin Tuna, and shared these photos. It looks like it […]

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Featured in Latitudes & Attitudes magazine

Word is getting out about Sunrise Resort and Marina! We were recently featured in the cruising lifestyle Latitudes & Attitudes magazine. In the “There’s This Place” column, Sunrise Resort and Marina was featured as a “very cruiser-friendly marina (that) makes this a stop-over must.” Writer Carolyn Huffman detailed her visit to Sunrise Resort and Marina, and […]

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Welcome Saxons Junkanoo Group

Sunrise Resort and Marina is pleased to welcome the Saxon Superstars Junkanoo Group from Nassau, Bahamas! The famous Saxons will be performing in this weekend’s 2012 Rush for Peace event, which kicks off the summer festival season on Grand Bahama. This weekend’s events will include a Meet and Greet Street Party at the Fish Fry in […]

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2012 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award

We are excited to announce that Sunrise Resort and Marina has just received the prestigious 2012 Certificate of Excellence award from TripAdvisor! This honor recognizes hospitality excellence and is given only to resorts that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on the major travel site. Only approximately 10% of accommodations listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious […]

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Explore Grand Bahama with Avis Car Rental

Guests love our quiet waterfront location and can easily access a nearby white sand beach with our complimentary bicycles.   But to see more of Grand Bahama Island, we recommend renting a car for some or all of your visit. While we drive on the left in the Bahamas, it is very easy to navigate around […]

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TripAdvisor Names Grand Bahama One of Best Destinations in the Caribbean

The travel experts at TripAdvisor have just released their list of the Best Destinations around the world, and named Freeport, Grand Bahama among the Best Destinations in the Caribbean. Grand Bahama ranked #18 and was the top-ranked spot in the Bahamas . Here is what TripAdvisor had to say about beautiful Grand Bahama: The capital of […]

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