Grand Bahama Island
is just 70 miles from Florida!
Port Lucaya is just a short half-day trip from South Florida
for most motor-cruisers. Let your GPS' navigation help you to find your way
to the Yachting Paradise that is a mere 70 miles from the Florida coast.
Port Lucaya: Gateway to the Bahamas
Outer Buoy Latitude 26 29.879
N, Long 078 37.800 W, Steer 340° to jetty, and if you're a
first-time visitor, call us on Channel 16 for any help.
Click here or on the graphic to your above
right for a printable map showing the entrance to Bell Channel.
This map is available as a
(click on image to go to Explorer Charts Home Page)
Click here for a blow up map of
We are on the Port side when you reach the end of the channel entrance.
(click on image for large version)
ABOUT GRAND BAHAMA
- Our average winter island temperature is 71 degrees.
- Lucayan National Park on Grand Bahama houses the largest
explored underwater caverns in the world.
- The Bahamas National Trust's Rand Nature Center is
home to Grand Bahama's only flock of flamingos. Nature Tours of
the beautiful native flora and fauna are given daily.
- Our crystal clear waters around the island are full of
- Bone-fishing; Grand Bahama is home to some of the most
abundant supplies of Bone fish in the Bahamas. Daily bone fishing trips
may be booked through the marina office.
Port Lucaya gets it name from the gentle tribes of Lucayan people who were
the island¹s original inhabitants before the time of Columbus. The Lucayan
Indians have all disappeared, leaving few reminders of their prehistoric
settlement. But there are still many places on the island that use
the word “Lucaya” in their names. So, when you’re looking for us, remember
that there¹s only one PORT LUCAYA. Look for the word “Port” in
front of the name and you will be on your way to the best The Bahamas has
PORT LUCAYA RESORT
& YACHT CLUB. The 160 room Port Lucaya Resort and Yacht Club
is the natural choice for hotel accommodations when docking your boat at
the Port Lucaya Marina. The resort is surrounded by the marina on three sides
offering breathtaking views. Port Lucaya Resort has a breezy, casual feel
with Caribbean themed guestrooms all within a 3-minute walk of restaurants,
duty free shopping, the famous Lucayan beach, scuba diving, snorkeling, dolphin
interactive programs, and the Bahamas newest casino.