Best things to do in Exuma

A Tourist Guide for Planning a Trip to Great and Little Exuma

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Just West of George Town, The Fish Fry is a collection of little restaurants that cook up some of the best food on the island.  

The Fish Fry is low key, authentic and memorable.  It is as much for locals as for tourists and is central to the Exuma experience.

There are more than ten little restaurants serving fresh grilled and fried seafood, meats and other tasty Bahamian dishes.   Charlie's does a great take way pizza.

A few are open for breakfast and lunch.   Most get...

Stocking island is a quintessential part of the Exuma experience.   If you don't have your own boat, you can get a water taxi from the dock in Georgetown, or rent a boat from Minn's in George Town.

Chat and Chill is the beach restaurant that makes a great conch burger and also succulent bbq ribs.  They also do a pig roast at noon on Sundays.   There is a beach volleyball court, hammocks and also fresh made conch salad at a stall on the beach which is incredible.   The beer is magi...

Best place to buy Spiny Lobster if you dont catch them yourself on a snorkling tour (check to ensure you are in-season.  If you don't catch them live, Prime Island Meats often has them in stock in season - check the directory):

Ingredients

6 spiny lobsters

2 cloves garlic minced

1/4 cup finely diced red onion

1 teaspoon chopped thyme leaves

1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons white or red wine vinegar

Directions

Submerge live lobsters in boiling water for 2 minutes. Remove from water. When co...

Best of Exuma video by Bahamas Tourism posted on youtube in 2011 but still a great video summary of the things to do on Great Exuma and Little Exuma.

 

Features video and interviews about Stocking Island, Chat & Chill, Santanas, Georgetown, The Fish Fry, some of the best beaches on Little Exuma, snorkeling and highlights from the boat tours and ecotourism.

 

A great summary of things to do and see.

What is happening this week in Exuma?


Part of the fun of Exuma is being on "island time", where you drift along without a schedule.

 

That said, there are some fun happenings - especially music and food - that only happen on certain days that are worth knowing about.  At certain times of the year there are regattas, music festivals, and holiday parades that aren't to be missed.

You can get a weekly calendar, which is put out on Mondays, at the Tourist Office (above the Royal Bank in...

Best of Exuma video by Bahamas Tourism posted on youtube in 2011 but still a great video summary of the things to do on Great Exuma and Little Exuma.

 

Features video and interviews about Stocking Island, Chat & Chill, Santanas, Georgetown, The Fish Fry, some of the best beaches on Little Exuma, snorkeling and highlights from the boat tours and ecotourism.

 

A great summary of things to do and see.

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