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The Abaco Islands of the Bahamas

The Abaco Islands are a haunt for boating and sailing for the locals as well as the tourists and visitors to the islands of the Bahamas. The major islands of this small archipelago are Great and Little Abaco, with the off-lying cays of Elbow Cay, Man-O-War Cay, Green Turtle Cay, Guana Cay, Stranger's Cay, Umbrella Cay and Walker's Cay completing the string.

Abaco Islands in the BahamasIt is actually a necklace of islands that stretches up to a hundred and twenty miles and many of the beaches in the area a re deserted and uninhabited. This can be a perfect place for a loner with some wine and a book or maybe some music. A haven for the yachtsmen is the sheltered harbors of the Abaco Islands. This is also the ideal place for those who like to spend some time alone in a quite and serene place. The colonial towns over here are gems of New England architecture. Those who love to go to lonely spots and also love to learn about the history of various places would indeed love to visit these colonial towns.

For those who love many kinds of activity sports this place is ideal. Whether it is surfing or diving or snorkeling - they can find it all over here. This is also a great spot for fishing. The place appears to be blooming in the lap of nature. The places that attract tourists from far and near are the Abaco forests, flora and fauna. There are specially built resorts for the ecotourist.

Fishing is the most poplar activity as well as sport over here. With Walker's Cay, Marsh Harbor, Treasure Cay and Green Turtle Cay the islands attract the many fishermen and come and participate in the various summer tournaments.

The place is even popular for record catches whether of marlin, sailfish or tuna. A haven for bonefish is the shallow, marshy flats west of Great Abaco. Deep fishing is easily accessible on a short boat ride and this ride can be taken from the cays. The drop off is at the reef to the Atlantic is steep.

Map of Abaco Islands, Bahamas

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