Catch of the Day: Yellowfin Tuna

Today’s “catch of the day” photo is courtesy of Steve Mazzola on board his vessel, the “Venturesome,” from Boca Raton, Florida. Pictured above is Steve’s wife Chris holding a 40 lb. yellowfin tuna, which was one of seven that they caught during their stay at Sunrise last week. Steve writes, “Ta’Shar,  I just wanted to let you […]

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Tropical Storm Brett Update

We’re happy to report that Tropical Storm Brett has passed over Grand Bahama Island with no impact on Sunrise Resort and Marina. In fact, yesterday morning we woke to bright sunshine with only a few clouds. Many visitors could be seen on some of our pristine beaches enjoying what actually turned out to be a […]

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Catch of the Day: Yellow Eye and Black Snapper

Today’s “catch of the day” photo is courtesy of Jay DePotter on board his vessel, the “Conchy Cat,” from West Palm Beach, Florida. Jay caught Yellow Eye Snappers and Black Snapper (pictured) as well as Strawberry Grouper, Dolphin and Yellow Fin Tuna on his visit to Sunrise and Grand Bahama Island earlier this month. Jay […]

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Celebrate Summer Bahamian-style with Junkanoo

Another great reason to visit Sunrise Resort and Marina this summer – Summer Junkanoo Festival! The Bahamian festival of Junkanoo is “the most elaborate festival of the islands” and one of the best ways to experience Bahamian culture according to the travel experts at This year, you don’t have to wait for Christmas to […]

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3rd Annual West Palm Beach Fishing Club Outing the “Best Yet”

We just had to share the kind note below from David Webb, 2011 Outing Coordinator for the West Palm Beach Fishing Club, about their 3rd annual Bahamas fishing trip. Thank YOU David and Club members for choosing to be with your friends here at Sunrise for this always fun gathering! Hi Ta’Shar, Just wanted to […]

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Welcome back West Palm Beach Fishing Club!

On Saturday June 11, 2011, a small fleet of boats with members of the prestigious West Palm Beach Fishing Club (one of the oldest Fishing Clubs in the world) arrived at Sunrise Resort and Marina for what turned out to be the best fishing week ever! Back for their third annual outing, it was déjà […]

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A Military Salute: New Room & Marina Discount

Sunrise Resort and Marina is a proud supporter of the armed forces. In fact, one of our owners is a Naval Academy graduate (class of 1979), spent seven years in the service including three years on a submarine and now works in Hampton Roads, Virginia – a big military region. To salute the military members […]

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More Flights between Fort Lauderdale and Freeport

We’ve always said that Sunrise Resort and Marina is an easy escape. Just a short boat or quick flight away from South Florida! This summer, getting to our peaceful paradise on Grand Bahama is even easier thanks to expanded air service on Gulfstream International Airlines, a code-share partner of Continental and United Airlines. Gulfstream is […]

Category : News &Travel to Freeport

New Expedited Return for Trusted US Boaters from Bahamas

For our many guests who arrive by boat from South Florida, it’s now quicker to check back in after your visit to the beautiful Bahamas. Here are all the details from the US Customs and Border Protection program: The small-vessel reporting system rolled out by U.S. Customs and Border Protection allows boat owners and passengers […]

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Sunrise Conch Salad a la McIntosh

McIntosh has been making conch salad for the past 40 years and each time he makes it, it is better that the time before. It is a Bahamian recipe that is made different from person which tastes different from person to person. Sometimes he gets the conch out of the marina here at Sunrise Resort […]

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