New Providence

New Providence Island is, by far, the most populated island in the Bahamas and the site of the capital Nassau.

Cities

Other destinations

Understand

New Providence is only 21 miles long and 7 miles wide. Paradise Island, just north, is linked to New Providence by two bridges.

Get in

Nassau's airport, covered in Nassau, is located on the western side of the island.

See

Do

Stay safe

There are numerous stray dogs that are called "potcakes" by locals. Don't feed them or make contact with them. Also, as in any tourist destination, watch out for pickpockets.

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