Bahamas activities

Take a walk in the labyrinth at the Garden of the Groves

A visit to the Garden of the Groves is one of our favorite must-see spots on Grand Bahama. The 12-acre park is a certified Wildlife Habitat by the U.S. Wildlife Federation. When walking through the trails among the native flowers and shrubs, waterfalls and fountains, you may see many types of indigenous and migratory birds and […]

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Begin the holiday season with Festival Noel

The holiday season is approaching and Grand Bahama is filled with activities to get into the Christmas spirit. One example is the upcoming Festival Noel on December 7, 2012 at The Rand Nature Center, one of Grand Bahamas’ three national parks. This night of wine, music, art and fun will be from 7 to 10 […]

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Hooked on Great Grand Bahama Fishing

Recent tales of great fishing at Grand Bahama and catching big tuna hooked Dave and Laurie Webb for a return visit to Sunrise Resort and Marina this summer. The two are no strangers to Sunrise and Grand Bahama, having visited in previous years with the West Palm Beach Fishing Club. In his earlier visit this […]

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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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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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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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Grand Bahama Fishing Report

For all of our boaters and fishing enthusiasts, here is the latest fishing update from Grand Bahama Island. Yellowfin tuna are showing up about 15 to 25 miles offshore at the canyons. Smaller Blackfin tuna are being caught closer in. Dolphin are also being caught off shore. Grab your fishing gear and boat over to […]

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14th Annual Coconut Festival on Monday

If you love coconut, you’ll definitely want to visit Grand Bahama Island on Monday, April 9,  for the 14th Annual Coconut Festival. Held at the small seaside village of Pelican Point, known as the “Home of the Coconuts,” the Annual Coconut Festival is a signature community event featuring authentic Bahamian culture, cuisine and century’s old […]

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10K Classic Bahamas Race This Weekend

Many of our business travelers and boaters ask about local events and races. We wanted to let you know of a big event coming up this weekend so you can make sure to pack your sneakers. The 10K Classic Bahamas Race Weekend will be here on Grand Bahama. This fun-filled weekend begins on Friday, April […]

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FLIFF On-location in Grand Bahama

Lights, camera, action! The Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) is coming to Grand Bahama! FLIFF, now in its 26th year, will host a new offshore festival in Freeport from October 27 through 30, 2011. This exciting four-day event includes: Movies made in the Bahamas Underwater cinematography workshop by award-winning cinematographer Paul Mockler Independent films […]

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