Caribbean Tourism

Beaches & Watersports

Chalk’s

Chalk’s seaplanes are a popular and exciting feature of travelling to Bimini and conjure up a certain nostalgia for pre-war adventure travel. Founded in 1919 by Arthur B ‘Pappy’ Chalk on the docks of the Royal Palm Hotel in Miami, the company is now the largest seaplane airline in the world. Famous passengers in the 1930s included Ernest Hemingway, who...

Beaches & Watersports in Bahamas

Beaches are best near the hotels where the seaweed is cleaned off. The nicest ones are Love Beach (west), South Ocean Beach (the sea here is very shallow) and beaches on the small islands off New Providence. One of the best and longest beaches is Lyford Cay, which is behind barriers in an exclusive housing area for the rich and famous in the west, but not...