Berry Islands Bahamas Yacht Charters

The Berry Islands Bahamas have a landmass of just over twelve square miles. Many of the 30 cays that comprise the islands are perfect for your Berry Islands yacht charter. You’ll find fantastic snorkeling, hiking, diving, and beachcombing. The main islands are, from north to south, Great Stirrup Cay, Cistern Cay, Great Harbour Cay, Anderson Cay, Haines Cay, Hoffmans Cay, Bond’s Cay, Sandy Cay, Whale Cay, and Chub Cay.

Berry Islands, Bahamas
Berry Islands

The Berry Islands are so secluded they are only accessible by boat or private plane. There are two main settlements here: Great Harbour to the north and Chub Cay to the south – each has private airstrips and marina facilities. Just 700 or so people live in this paradise of perfect beaches and exotic wildlife.

Weather

The summers are hot, humid, wet, and mostly cloudy. The winters are comfortable, humid, windy, and mostly clear. The temperature typically varies from 67°F to 88°F and is rarely below 57°F or above 91°F.

Berry Islands: Things to see and do

There are countless activities for your visit to the Berry Islands. Here are just a few of the things you can see and do.

Fish

The Berry Islands offer plenty of fishing opportunities. Deep sea fish for marlin and big tuna, reef fish for grouper and snapper, or fly fish the shallow flats for bonefish. The fish are biting year-round in the Berry Islands!

Scuba Dive

Bimini is on the Great Bahamas Bank, a limestone plateau with shallow, crystal-clear waters. Bimini’s location on the northwest edge of this bank places it right on the edge of a deep ocean trench. Fast-flowing, nutrient-rich waters from the Gulf Stream flow up onto the Great Bahamas Bank around Bimini, bringing an abundance of marine life, including wild dolphins.

Divers can find dozens of sites, including coral reefs, walls, caverns, blue holes, and even shipwrecks.

Beachcomb

Bimini has some nice beaches to explore. Some are more popular such as Radio Beach while others are more secluded such as Blister Beach and Spook Hill Beach.

A few nearby cays with white sand and coral reefs which would be the most secluded beach experiences.

Try Conch Salad

Taste local conch at Mr. Tropical’s Conch Stand. Known as the tropical Conch Salad king, Mr. Tropical creates a variety of conch salads to please his guests.

Visit The Village

Bullock’s Harbour, more commonly known as “The Village,” is the capital of The Berry Islands. There are also a number of shops, restaurants and bars located here. For authentic Bahamian food, try CoolieMae’s Sunset By The Sea or Hammerhead’s Restaurant and Bar.

Marinas

Great Harbour Cay Marina has 65 slips nestled inside a serene harbor and can accommodate up to 150 feet of yachts. This “Hurricane Hole” is one of the most protected marinas in the Bahamas. Marina amenities include ice, showers, laundry, WiFi internet access, a bar, and a restaurant. Additionally, there are 24-hour security cameras, grocery stores, golf cart rentals, and car rentals.

Chub Cay Resort & Marina is at the southernmost tip of the Berry Islands. Located next to The Pocket and the Tongue of the Ocean, Chub Cay is known as the “Billfish Capital of the Bahamas.” This newly renovated 109-slip marina can accommodate up to 190′ yachts with upgraded power units and 30/50/100 amp power available. In addition, you’ll find water, fuel, ice, high-speed internet, and a fully-stocked store.

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