Bimini is the westernmost district of the Bahamas. It consists of two main islands — North Bimini Island and South Bimini Island — and numerous cays. Bimini is the closest Bahamian island to Florida. Like the Abacos, Bimini is well known for deep-sea fishing. A Bimini Islands Yacht Charter takes you to some of the most beautiful waters in the world.
The Bimini Islands offer you a very laid-back vibe as well as plenty of opportunities to be as active or relaxed as you’d like.
In the Bimini Islands, the summers are hot, humid, wet, and mostly cloudy. The winters are comfortable, humid, windy, and mostly clear. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 67°F to 88°F. It is rarely below 57°F or above 91°F.
Bimini Islands: Things to see and do
- Snorkel or dive the Sapona Shipwreck. The SS Sapona was a concrete-hulled cargo steamer that ran aground near the Bimini Islands during a hurricane in 1926. The wreck of the ship is a popular dive site.
- Take a dip in the Fountain of Youth. Spanish explorer Juan Ponce De Leon supposedly discovered this famous site. The waters are believed to have youth-restoring properties.
- Walk the mile-long Bimini Nature Trail at the Bimini Sands Resort & Marina. Here, a professional guide shares fun facts about the island’s indigenous plants and animals. There is also signage along the trail for self-guided tours.
- Visit the Dolphin House Museum, a Bahamian national treasure and landmark. This “Poem In Stone” is a dolphin and ocean-inspired museum built over the last 27 years using recycled, salvaged, and donated materials.
Browns Marina has deep water access and slips up to 145 feet. 3 Phase 100/50/30 Amp Electrical Service, Wi-Fi, tiki hut bar, air-conditioned shower and bathroom facilities. In addition, the marina offers 24-hour security, gated, volleyball area, picnic area, and scenic views of the ocean and inlet.
Bimini Sands Marina fully protected and a deep water marina that features full utilities, free Wi-Fi, deep draft 8-foot entry at low tide, a provisions store, and the Petite Conch restaurant.
Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina has 75 slips accommodating yachts up to 140 ft with one slip for up to 160, electricity, water, Wi-Fi, ice. Additionally, the marina offers deep sea, bonefishing and offshore reef fishing, a dive center, and more.