Located just a few hours from Miami by water, Bimini is ideal for a weekend getaway. Despite being only 7 miles long, the islands are a haven for divers and snorkelers looking to get up close to dolphins, underwater shipwrecks and more. Along with being known for its laid back lifestyle, white sandy beaches and beautiful nature trails, Bimini also possesses a rich culture and history and is home to many landmarks accessible only by boat, such as the Bimini Road, and Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth.
Below is a sample 3-day yachting itinerary in Bimini. Enjoy.
Depart Miami for an early morning cruise to Bimini, known as a haven for divers and snorkelers and famous for its big game fishing and crystal clear waters. As you arrive, drop anchor and take the water toys out for a spin before savouring a chef prepared meal aboard your yacht. At night, head over to the Resort World property for a night at the casino with you and your guests.
Along with being known for its white sandy beaches, Bimini is home to many landmarks accessible only by boat. Cruise to Bimini Road, an underwater rock formation that is believed to be hundreds of years old. Or explore the world famous Healing Hole, AKA Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth. Legends talk about a fountain that supposedly restores the youth of anyone who drinks or bathes in its waters.
A trip to Bimini wouldn't be complete with a snorkel trip to its famous “ghost ship”, the SS Sapona. Take the morning to snorkel in and around the shipwreck amongst the hundreds of tropical fish species that it currently harbors. Step ashore and head to Joe's Conch Shack for his famous conch salad before departing back to Miami.