The Bight of Acklins is a shallow (approximately 500 sq. mile) lagoon that separate Acklins, Long Cay, and Crooked Island. The Bight is superb for bone fishing, diving for lobster and conch, or just watching the sunset.
Reno's Grill and Chill / Mason's Bay, Acklins November 6th 2017 Whenever I land in Acklins, Reno's Grill and Chill is one of the first places I always stop before checking into my room. Meals could take at least 30 minutes to prepare since the food is fresh and cooked to order. So be patient. The food is worth the wait. After I place my lunch or dinner order, I usually get a drink, sit and chill under the tree, and get my feet wet while scrolling along the Big ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Bahamas » Acklins Island Arawak Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in ... ... read more
I have traveled to the Bahamas numerous times. As a child living in Florida, my dad would “ship” me off to the Bahamas to spend the summer months and Christmas breaks with my paternal grandmother in New Providence (Nassau). Every summer, my grandmother would gather up me and my cousins and we would take the mailboat to Acklins...our homeland for the summer.
As an adult, I travel to the Bahamas at least twice a year. I live in the U.S. However, I have never visited major cities in the U.S. like New York, L.A. New Orleans, etc. Instead, I would rather travel to the Bahamas... full info