Summer vacation

From Florida to Grand Bahama by Jet Ski

What better way to end the summer than to spend a weekend in beautiful Grand Bahama? We know it’s a quick trip away from South Florida by boat, but what about by jet ski? According to The Freeport News, no one has attempted to jet ski from Florida to Grand Bahama in 11 years. But […]

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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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Back to Normal after Hurricane Irene

Thank you all for your thoughts and wishes during Hurricane Irene. We’re happy to report that we’re back to normal at Sunrise Resort and Marina. In fact, our team cleaned up the debris quickly and we welcomed guests on Saturday. Grand Bahama Island is also back to business as usual, businesses and airports are all […]

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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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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 Gadling.com. This year, you don’t have to wait for Christmas to […]

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