How to have a perfect vacation at the Atlantis Bahamas

The Atlantis Bahamas resort is one of the most iconic and recognizable resorts in the Caribbean. Along with its picturesque views and white sand beaches, this destination has it all! From different hotel options, a casino, to the world famous Aquaventure, this ocean themed hotel is designed for everyone.

Aerial view of the Atlantis Royal Tower and white sand beach lined with. beach chairs

Where to Stay in Atlantis Bahamas:


There are 6 Hotel Options at the Atlantis, choose the hotel that is right for you:


The Royal Tower is Atlantis’ signature structure. Since its original opening in 1996, The towers architectural design and iconic bridge quickly became one of the most popular and recognizable views on the property. Connected directly to the lobby, this building overlooks the Aquaventure water park, pools, and Atlantis’ world famous outdoor aquarium. The Royal Tower serves as a central hub that gives you direct and easy access to all this incredible property has to offer. Composed of a variety of room types including opulent suites, The Royal Tower truly has it all!

over head view of the Atlantis aquarium, resort pools, and palm treelandscape

If you are looking for something more exclusive, The Cove Atlantis is the perfect place for you! This all suite hotel is the new go to spot if you are looking for a romantic vacation away from the kids or a fun weekend getaway with your friends. This modern luxurious oasis provides access to their two large coves which serves as a private beach exclusive to The Cove guests. The Cove is home to an adult only pool that features private cabanas, day beds, poolside gambling, and a live DJ that will be sure to put you in full vacation mode!

Day beds and palm trees at the cove pool

For the budget conscious traveler, look no further than The Coral. Conveniently located on the beach, this family minded hotel is perfect for those traveling with children. Equipped with a teen club, kids activities, and ice cream parlor, your kids will be sure to be entertained all day and night! While the children play, mom and dad can enjoy some quiet time while they overlook lush green landscaping, blue ocean waters, or even take a stroll along the Atlantis Marina.

beach view of the royal and cove towers that line the beautiful Bahama blue ocean waters

Another great option for those sticking to a budget is the Beach Tower. Located away from the excitement of the waterpark and at the end of the property, this quiet area of the hotel gives you incredible access to all the amenities Atlantis has to offer at a cheaper price point.


Looking for your home away from home? The Reef provides you with units ranging from studios to 3 bedroom suits all equipped with a full kitchen. Sitting at the edge of The Atlantis property and featuring its own private pool and beach access, these quiet apartment style residences allow you to take a deep breath, kick your feet up, and take in all the beauty the Bahamas, Paradise Island has to offer!


Located on the other side of the Atlantis Marina is the colorful Harborside Resort. Featuring full kitchens and laundry units, this destination is ideal for those looking for an extended stay or group vacation. Harborside guests also have full access to all Atlantis amenities. The Harborside is just steps away from the Marina restaurants and shops also available to all Atlantis Guests.


Day Passes:


The Atlantis also offers day passes for guests who want to check out the resort without being an overnight guest. Prices do vary and can be purchased ahead of time or once you arrive at the hotel!




Things to Do at Atlantis Bahamas:


The Atlantis Bahamas truly has it all! Kids and adults alike can enjoy the 141 acre water park, Aquaventure. The park includes two lazy river rides, 11 swimming pools, tubed water roller coaster rides in the Power Tower, and even the iconic vertical slide in the Leap of Faith. Enjoy the Serpent Tube Slide that brings you through a submerged tunnel underneath swimming sharks and marine life. Additionally, there are themed kids pools and water playgrounds for the little ones.

sharks swimming in the leap of with waterslide at Atlantis aqua venture water park

You can also unwind and relax on a private white sand beach that stretches the length of the entire property. Calm crystal clear waters will allow any level of swimmer to enjoy the ocean and marine life located just off shore.

ocean blues on a palm tree island with white sand beaches in The Bahamas

Wanting to get a workout in? The Atlantis fitness center is made up of top of the line fitness equipment, free weights, cardio machines and even private trainers. Take a swim in the private lap pool and enjoy some competitive fun on the outdoor basketball courts. Book a tee time and enjoy the 18 hole championship golf course while taking in the beautiful ocean views.


Enjoy the shopping mall located conveniently next to the Casino at the Royal Tower.


Press your luck in the Casino on one of the 85 table games or 700 slot machines. Be sure to also check out the Sports Book where you can watch any game on their 67 foot LED wall! Since the legal gambling age in the Bahamas is 18 years old, new gamers can book gaming lessons upon request!


bokeh lights of slot machines in a casino

Take some time for yourself and relax at Mandara Spa. This award winning spa provides services such as massage therapy, manicures, pedicures, and facials


Restaurants at Atlantis Bahamas:


The Atlantis Bahamas is home to 19 bars and 21 different restaurants ranging from quick and affordable dining to world famous restaurants. Head over to the Cove and enjoy fresh seafood at José Andrés’ Fish. Walk through the Casino and indulge in fine dining at Olives or the well known Nobu. Get a taste of local Caribbean food at Sip Sip poolside at the adults only Cove Pool, or take a walk along the marina and find more delicious options.


Aquarium at Atlantis:


From the moment you enter the grand lobby you will be immersed inside the aquatic world of Atlantis. 8 Million gallons of water and thousands of animals provide an intimate look at marine wildlife. Walk through tunnels as sharks, sting rays, and even manta rays swim up to you.

Stop at Dolphin Cay to learn about the amazing team on staff. These medical professionals and trained staff have fostered, rescued, and rehabilitated countless animals back to the wild.

golden hour light hitting the royal tower at Atlantis Bahamas

Travelling to the Bahamas during COVID 19:


Atlantis is the ultimate place to play and stay. You will be enjoying fun in the sun after a quick 20 minute shuttle service when you land at Nassau Airport. This resort has so many unique amenities and attractions that you will never have to leave the property.


There are new CDC Guidelines for travelers entering the United States from international destinations. The United States has now adopted new regulations requiring a negative COVID 19 PCR test upon arrival. Similarly, the Bahamas requires the same test to enter their country.

One of the amazing perks at the Atlantis is their on site PCR testing facility which allows for rapid testing before your departure. Not only is this perk a huge convenience to all travelers but it is FREE for guests. Simply schedule your test and get your results back within the hour.


When you arrive and stay at the Atlantis Bahamas, not only is a negative test required for anyone entering Paradise Island (guests, residents, etc.) but there is strict protocol in place from the moment you step foot off the plane. Temperature screening and mandatory hand sanitizing stations are required when entering both Customs and the Atlantis property. Additionally, all restaurants require guests to sanitize their hands prior to entering. The country and resort only have your safety in mind and this protocol is set in place so you can travel with confidence!