Flights to Exuma Bahamas bring about your inner peace. Serenity. Freedom in the sea breeze. The escape you have longed for swaying in the palms. A getaway to the relaxing white sand beaches and turquoise sea you long for on Instagram adverts but can’t actually imagine until you are planted in the warm sand; the finest sands you have ever dug your hands into. The grains escape your hand and the sea smell runs through your nose. This could all be yours, now, with more ease than ever before because of the direct flights to Exuma through the Exuma International Airport (GGT Airport) and other Exuma airport runways spread across the islands.
The Exuma Cays of the Bahamas are a set of 365 islands and cays south of the capital, Nassau. This region of the country is synonymous with wanderlust as the turquoise waters, the white sand beaches, and the overall seclusiveness of the cays make it one of the most attractive Bahamas vacation destinations. Now, with flights to Great Exuma and surrounding cays, the tourism industry is flourishing. However, that doesn’t mean the seclusiveness is being spoiled. There are still dozens of resort spots and beaches scattered about the islands which will give you the private Bahamas getaway you so crave.
Bahamas Air Tours offers Staniel Cay day trips and other Exuma day trips on our private Bahamas Air Charter. If you are interested in experiencing real luxury on your holiday travels, we will outline the 10 reasons you should book direct flights to Exuma and not hassle with the annoying ferries.
Why You Should Book Private Flights to Exuma Bahamas
10. Avoid Weather Delays
Aboard traditional ferries in the Bahamas, the ride is not pleasant. The sea can be rough especially on inclement weather days (yes, those days do exist in the Bahamas).
Unless you want to spend 6 hours-plus on a strongly swaying crowded boat, it is best to look into flights to Exuma Bahamas. When flying, there are rarely delays due to weather.
9. Save Time on Flights to Exuma Bahamas
As mentioned above, a ferry by sea will take roughly 6 hours for the round trip from Florida to Bahamas. When you are only visiting the Bahamas for a day, six hours is quite the majority of the day.
If you really want to make the most of your time, you would be much better suited on a private plane which takes around a third of the time (2 hours) round trip. By flying, you will be able to explore further into the out islands and see and do more which you came to do.
8. Avoid Sea Sickness
The ferry rides to the islands can be quite turbulent, as mentioned, especially on bad weather days. If you are someone whose stomach doesn’t agree with the up-and-down, side-to-side, and see-sawing swaying of boats, you may want to find an alternative mode of transportation.
While flying, you will have no such turbulence and can avoid seasickness altogether. Many people prefer flying in order to save their entire trip from a stomach ache. If you tend to get sick on boats, at least come prepared with something to treat the seasickness.
Another thing to think about: Even if you don’t traditionally get sick aboard boats, this one is a little less comfortable than most with a bit of a crowd. There is always a chance someone next to you will be experiencing sea sickness which can affect your experience as well.
7. Customize Your Schedule
One of the major benefits on your flights to Exuma Bahamas is the advantage of being able to customize your entire Bahamas itinerary. Aboard a traditional sea ferry, time restraints keep the scheduled routine and unavailable for customization.
As a matter of fact, every Exuma tour generally travels to the same destinations which mean the sites which you arrive to will also be crowded. Rather, you can fly, choose your own destinations, and find secluded paradises in other parts of the out islands which the ferries don’t travel to.
6. Fly in Comfort
Undoubtedly, one of the main perks to traveling through the Exumas and the rest of the Bahamas by plane is the added comfort and luxury it provides.
Aboard the ferries, seating is somewhat limited and personal space can be non-existent. The seats are hard and uncomfortable and tickets are overpriced for the service you receive.
On a Bahamas Air Tours private plane, you will be afforded your own window seat and enough leg room for people of any size in a comfortable reclinable seat.
5. See the Best View of the Exumas
Astronauts have once described the view of the Exuma Cays from space the most beautiful scene on Earth. Now, you have the opportunity to see just what they were talking about. Not from space, but from a bird’s perspective in the sky!
Every view is an excellent one when traveling the Exuma Cays, but from the sky, the contrast in colors seems to just get better. And with your own window seat (the biggest of any aircraft viewing windows in the world), you are bound to get one of the best views offered to regular civilians.
4. Learn from Trained Professional Guides
Aboard the sea ferries, you will be lucky enough to find a comfortable place to sit for the ride to the Bahamas. So, you can forget about learning anything from the touring company.
One of the biggest advantages on flights to Exuma Bahamas is the personal tour guides who are with you the entire time to shed knowledge over the course of your experience.
With Bahamas Air Tours, these guides are your certified pilots. Each one has spent significant time in the Bahamas and is trained to give you all the information you could want.
3. Fly Intimately in a Party of Your Own
No more dealing with the crying baby or sick tourist sat beside you for a three-hour ride. All of this can be avoided by booking a private plane to cruise through the Exumas.
By booking a Bahamas air charter, you will have the intimacy of riding with only the people who you invite. The plane you reserve will be exclusively for you and your party.
2. Control What Exuma Airport You Arrive In
Direct flights to Exuma, whether it is to GGT Airport, the Exuma International Airport, flights to Great Exuma, or any other Exuma airport like the Staniel Cay airport, will always bring you closest to what you came to the Exumas to see.
Many places in the Exumas are inaccessible to boats for being too shallow. By plane, you will be able to travel further to areas where large ferry boats can’t go.
1. See the Exuma Pigs on your Flights to Exuma Bahamas
Many visitors opt to take tours to Pig Beach of Pig Island (Big Major Cay) as part of their Bahamas vacation. Swimming with pigs Bahamas is one of the many exciting things to do on the Staniel Cay day trips on offer via flights to Exuma Bahamas.
In addition to what you can find at Big Major Cay, you can also venture to nearby Staniel Cay Yacht Club to chat up locals, Thunderball Grotto to bring on your inner adrenaline, and even Bitter Guana Cay to chase down the rare endangered Bahamian Rock Iguana.
Bahamas day trips by plane allow for much more time to explore the nearby islands and cays and you will be amazed at all which you can do in the span of a one day cruise to Bahamas via the sky.
Day Trip to Bahamas Vacation Flights
If you want to see pigs in the Bahamas or take a Miami to Bahamas day trip, Bahamas Air Tours has you covered. Our Bahamas Air Charter flights to Exuma Bahamas feature the largest viewing windows of any aircraft on the planet.
Not only that but as mentioned above, we give our customers the ability to fully customize their itinerary to their preferences. Fear not, our guides (pilots) are fully qualified and knowledgeable of all information to do with the Exuma day trips we offer.
You will not be disappointed in the beautiful Exumas and you will be even more relieved on your flights to Exuma Bahamas once you realize the dread of the more crowded ferries to the islands. Book your trip to Bahamas today with Bahamas Air Tours!
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