The golden sands and warm sunny climate of the Bahamas attract many people to its shores each year and it is a popular vacation destination, especially amongst the wealthy.
With idyllic stretches of pristine sandy beaches and an abundance of tropical marine life to explore, the Bahamas has gained a reputation as a luxury holiday destination. However, there are many places you can stay if you are looking to visit the Bahamas on a smaller budget.
In this article, we will show you the three best cheap hotels and resorts in the Bahamas, from the gorgeous island of Eleuthera with its pink sands to the marina of Freeport. The resorts mentioned below show that it is possible to enjoy the sun in the Bahamas without breaking the bank.
Orange Hill Beach Inn
Located in Nassau, the capital city of the Bahamas, the Orange Hill Beach Inn enjoys an enviable location overlooking the stunning Orange Hill Beach.
The Beach Inn is a beautiful and colorful accommodation with a variety of accommodation options from poolside rooms to spacious apartments including fully equipped kitchens, there is something to suit everyone’s budget here.
Guests can enjoy the tranquil pool area, walk through the pretty tropical gardens, dine at the Orange Hill Restaurant, or grab a drink at The Honour Bar, with views overlooking the ocean.
There are many excellent activities to explore while staying at Orange Hill Beach Inn and the staff is on hand to help you book excursions and things to do. Popular activities in the area include scuba diving along the famed tongue of the ocean and private island tours. Guests who have stayed at the Orange Hill Beach Inn comment on how accommodating the staff are at this quaint family-run inn.
If you are not exploring the stunning beaches of the island such as Cable Beach, or the infamous Jaws Movie beach, the capital city area is only a short 20-minute drive away. Here in Nassau town, visitors can enjoy walking tours around this historic city filled with interesting architecture and excellent bars and restaurants.
West Bay Street, 00000 Nassau, Bahamas.
4.1 out of 5
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Ocean Reef Resort & Yacht Club
Located on the Grand Bahama island, in the center of the stunning marina, the Ocean Reef Resort is perfectly located to explore the Bahamas coastline. Guests at the Ocean Reef Resort can enjoy the excellent facilities at the resort with two outdoor pools to choose from, a swim-up pool bar, tennis courts, and an onsite restaurant.
The gorgeous Coral Beach is also only a 15-minute walk away from the resort where you can spend time relaxing on the beach or snorkeling in the clear waters.
Guest rooms at this resort are well-equipped with air conditioning, and luxury amenities such as a flat-screen TV and coffee machines in the room. Room options range from cozy 1 bedroom apartments to three-bedroom townhouses. Each room is decorated with a stylish contemporary design. Suite rooms have the added luxury of a spa bath or a hot tub in each room and other rooms include an attractive outdoor seating area.
The Ocean Reef Yacht Club & Resort also offers kayak, bike hire, and car hire, and guests can become certified scuba divers during their stay, at the onsite Dive Shop. For those who wish to venture outside of the resort, the town of Freeport is close by with plenty of shops, restaurants, and attractions to explore.
46 Bahama Reef Bolevard, Freeport, Bahamas.
4.1 out of 5
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Pineapple Fields Resort
Located on the beautiful island strip of Eleuthera, known for its beautiful pink sands, the Pineapple Fields Resort is located in a tropical paradise.
The resort is situated on the beachfront, meaning that guest rooms are a stone’s throw from the beautiful stretch of beach known as the ‘Golden Mile’. Here, guests can take leisurely walks along the stunning stretch of coastline or explore the crystal-clear waters and spectacular coral reefs.
The Pineapple Fields Resort is made up of individual condos that are equipped with full kitchens, allowing guests to create their own meals to feel at home. The resort offers housekeeping duties for each condo and there is an onsite bar and restaurant where you can grab a drink or a light bite.
Each condo has a modern design with comfortable yet stylish furnishings and each accommodation is fitted with air conditioning and includes amenities such as towels and high-speed wifi.
If you are looking for an adventure beyond the beach, there are many places on Eleuthera you can explore, which are within easy reach of the resort. The Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve is a stunning 30-acre national park and botanical garden, and the capital town, Governor’s Harbour is a short distance away with a great selection of bars, restaurants, and shops to enjoy.
PO Box EL29924 Banks Rd., 00000 Governor’s Harbour, Bahamas.
4.5 out of 5
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About our budget hotel recommendations in the Bahamas
We are a travel research company. Our team helps you discover the best cheap hotels in the Bahamas by researching the internet for you. We have also visited some of these places. Hence, it’s not just our opinion, it’s the opinion of thousands of travelers who have been there before you. We make it easy for you to find out about the best budget hotels on the island.
Kindly note that we only list hotels with an aggregated guest review rating of at least 4.0 out of 5. We aggregate all reviews from different booking sites and other unbiased review websites. Any hotel listed here should have a price of $150 or less per night. Hence, you can be certain all hotels listed above offer you a great and affordable stay in the Bahamas.
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Top 3 budget hotels in the Bahamas
Let’s summarize this affordable travel guide. Based on thousands of guest reviews, these are the best budget hotels in the Bahamas:
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