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Caribbean luxury: Why the opulent Baha Mar in the Bahamas should be top of your travel bucket list

By LLM Reporters on 19th November 2019

Think you’ve experienced the height of luxury? However lavish your previous holiday accommodation choices have been, you haven’t until you’ve visited the Baha Mar – a 1000-acre complex made up of three five-star Nassau hotels; the Rosewood, SLS and Grand Hyatt.

Boasting a shark-filled aquarium, robotic cocktail dispensers and the biggest casino in the Caribbean, this is a place that doesn’t do things by halves. In fact, it’s made such a mark in the world of luxury travel that it has even scored itself its own TV show, Secrets of the Mega-Resort, which aired on Channel 5 earlier this month and took a look behind the scenes at this breath-takingly impressive resort.

Located in the sunny Bahamas – one of the original Caribbean hotspots, and one that is still just as popular today – the spectacular Baha Mar was a £3.4 billion project, so it’s little wonder that a standard suite comes in at just shy of £3,000 per night. Boasting 40 restaurants, a golf course and even its own wildlife park, guests certainly won’t find themselves at a loose end here – though if that’s what you’re looking for, then there’s a long stretch of pristine white, sandy beach to while away the hours on, where you can of course expect to be waited on hand and foot.

Welcome to Baha Mar, a luxurious new Caribbean resort destination perched on the pristine white sands of Nassau’s Cable Beach

And, if you’re looking for something to do in the evening, then look no further than the 100,000 square foot casino on-site, which features a range of popular games including bacarrat, slots and roulette, and regularly attracts the wealthiest of high-rollers who are looking for a sunny break away.

“This is easily one of the finest casino resorts in the world, it’s a much see for any gambling connoisseur,” said the experts at CasinoProper.com, who offer the most comprehensive list of UK online casino reviews on the world wide web. “Where many luxury hotels focus on providing remarkable accommodation and impeccable service, the Baha Mar goes one further, offering guests everything they could ever possibly want and need, all within its grounds.”

A new level of service

Catering for up to 7,000 guests on a daily basis, it’s just as well that its 5,000 staff members are on hand to provide a premium level of service, spoiling super-rich guests including none other than Sir Richard Branson himself. Let’s face it – if it’s good enough for someone who has their own private island, then it must be something pretty special.

Baha Mar offers the choice of three spectacular Nassau hotels – Grand Hyatt, SLS and Rosewood – each offering their own unique style of luxury and world-class service

The Bahamas resort is big on technology, so if you can’t find one of the numerous staff members to help you out – which is unlikely – then worry not, because there will always be a robot on hand to make you an evening cocktail. Yep, you heard right – this place has its own robotic cocktail dispensers, which guarantees you’ll never got thirsty.

Animal magnetism

Love the sea but afraid to dip your toe in? At the Baha Mar, you can see the wonders of the ocean without so much as setting foot on the beach. Home to its very own animal park, including an enormous aquarium which houses a number of sharks.

According to the resort’s website, the animal park is “celebration of nature” that focuses on conservation, where guests are given the opportunity daily to feed sea animals including sea turtles. At ‘The Sanctuary’, you can see a range of feathered creatures, too – with 44 tropical birds and plenty of flamingos wandering the grounds

Baha Mar is home to the largest, most thrilling casino in The Bahamas, featuring over a thousand state-of-the-art slot machines, and 119 action-packed tables offering blackjack, baccarat, roulette, poker, and so much more

Game On

But it’s safe to say that the piece-de-resistance at the Baha Mar is its impressive casino. Open 24 hours a day, it attracts high-rolling gamblers from across the globe. The most daring players can even treat themselves to £100,000 chips to bet with – only one for the biggest risk takers, of course – but here, there are many.

If you want the opportunity to win big, then this is the place for you, with some of the wealthiest of guests often betting hundreds of thousands of pounds on just one spin of the roulette wheel.

One thing you can bet on at the Baha Mar is that you’ll enjoy a luxurious experience that is unrivalled by anywhere else in the world – so if you’re looking for a lavish and utterly indulgent getaway this winter, then you’ve come to the right place.

All images used in this article credit: bahamar.com

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