A resort and water park on an island in Bahamas, Atlantis is designed to resemble the legendary lost city of Atlantis. Kerzner transformed the island into a paradise within eight months while the Bahamas’ tourism industry was in its declining phase. Today, the resort allures visitors with its plethora of services including accommodation, water adventure, dining and entertainment options:
There are seven kinds of lodging facilities at the Atlantis Paradise Island including Royal Towers, Coral Towers, Beach Towers, The Cove Atlantis, The Reef Atlantis, Harborside Resort and Suites. You can choose from luxurious suites, presidential suites, contemporary-themed rooms, residential-style studios and suites to budget rooms, depending upon your requirement. Bookings in the Royal Tower include complimentary access to The Dig & Ruins Lagoon, Aquaventure Waterpark, 11 pools and the Royal Casino.
The water park features nine water slides, 11 pools, and a mile-long river for tubing. Themed slides include the Mayan Temple slides; the Challenger, with two side-by-side slides so friends can race one another down; the Serpent Slide; and the Abyss, a 200-foot body slide with a 50-foot vertical drop into an underground lair. Access to Aquaventure Water Park is free for resort guests. Another popular attraction at Atlantis Paradise Island is Dolphin Cay, where visitors can interact with Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, sea lions, stingrays and more. The Dig offers sunken ruins marine life exhibits. Here you can embark on a journey through tunnels to view lobster, lionfish, jewel tank, grouper, seahorse, clownfish, jellyfish, moray eel and piranha exhibits. Paradise Lagoon beach and Cove beach offer a romantic setting for love-birds.
The Atlantis Paradise Island provides an unparalleled experience in terms of casual and fine dining. The resort also has cafes and quick eats to satisfy your hunger instantly.
The resort holds frequent live performances from some of the hottest celebrities. The special sections at the resort include a Casino, Aura Nightclub, Cain at The Cove, Atlantis Live, Bars & Lounges, Atlantis Theater and Jokers Wild Comedy Club.
Activities at the Resort
The resort also features a shopping district, spa, golf courses, fitness center, Marina and Atlantis Speedway.
Atlantis Paradise Island Map
Facts about Atlantis Paradise Island
- Atlantis Paradise Resort and water park was opened in 1998.
- Sol Kerzner spent more than $800 million to give life to the mythical city of Atlantis.
- 11 million gallons of water at the resort houses more than 200 species of marine life.
Where is Atlantis Paradise Island?
Atlantis Resort is located on Paradise Island, which is part of the Bahamas. The Bahamas are an archipelago located in the Caribbean, just off the southeastern coast of Florida. Paradise Island is a small island, connected via a bridge to the capital city of the Bahamas, Nassau. You can fly to Nassau International Airport and then take a taxi to the Paradise Island.
Best time to visit Atlantis Paradise Island
The Bahamas is sunny about 320 days of the year – making this destination great any time of year. Winter is a busy season for the resort, which maintains its mild weather throughout the season. Hurricane season in the Bahamas is during summer and autumn, from around June to November, but the region does not often experience hurricanes. Spring break on the island is usually very crowded and expensive.
Atlantis Paradise Island Hours
The Atlantis Paradise Resort is open throughout the day.
Atlantis Paradise Island Tickets
The ticket prices for a one-day experience varies with the service you select:
- Shallow Water Interaction: Individual ticket @ $135 per person.
- The Dolphin Deep Water Swim @ $199 per person.
- Sea Lion Interaction @ $140
- Snorkel the ruins of Atlantis @ $109
- Stingray Experience @ $99
- Ultimate Trainer For a Day @ $449
For bookings visit atlantis.com
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Published On: Monday, November 18th, 2013
Nearby attractions: Nassau, Grand Bahama Island, and Freeport.