Atlantis Paradise Island
The Atlantis resort on Paradise Island offers non-stop entertainment for all ages with a world-class casino and state-of-the-art race & sports book, children's programmes and 141 acres of water slides, pools and beaches. Visit www.AtlantisBahamas.com for more information on these and other exciting activities:
Aquaventure, a waterscape covering more than 141 acres, offers thrilling water slides, a mile-long rapids river ride, 20 swimming areas including three dedicated children's pools, a seven-acre snorkelling lagoon and miles of white sand beaches.
Atlantis Casino has more than 750 of the latest slot machines and 75 table games. Atlantis Race & Sports Book features wagering on all major sporting events, including live simulcasts from US racetracks. Tel 363-3000.
Atlantis Kids Adventures (AKA), the coolest hi-tech kids' club for 3-12 year olds with many ways to play including a culinary adventure, arts and crafts room, performance room and much more. AKA offers morning, afternoon and evening sessions as well as hourly rates. Reservations are recommended 24 hours in advance. Proof of age is required. Call for hours. Tel 363-2000 ext 65946.
Scuba, snuba, snorkel or walk with sharks with Blue Adventures at Atlantis by Stuart Cove's. A portion of the proceeds goes toward restoring the coral reefs around New Providence and Paradise Island. Tel 363-3000.
CRUSH at Atlantis is a club just for teens ages 13-17 and features 14,000 sq ft of fun with an interactive Internet lounge, game room, 22 ft floor-to-ceiling gaming tower with 24 game consoles, 10 private gaming cabanas and dance club. Call for dates/hours of operation.Tel 363-3000.
Discover Atlantis offers guests an opportunity to tour the spectacular ruins of the lost city. Explore The Dig, an archaeological interpretation of how Atlantean life might have flourished more than 11,000 years ago. Come face-to-face with some of the most mysterious marine animals in one of the world's largest open-air marine habitats. Also, enjoy a hands-on experience with such marine life as conch, sea cucumbers and horseshoe crabs at the popular interactive touch tank. Visitors may buy tour passes at the Discover Atlantis desk in the lower level at The Coral's lobby. Space is limited. Tel 363-6328.
Dolphin Cay is a 14-acre dolphin and sea lion habitat-one of the largest and most sophisticated in the world-offering exciting and educational programmes that
let you immerse yourself among dolphins and sea lions. Learn about these fascinating ocean mammals as well as marine life protection and ocean conservation. Tel 363-6950.
Earth & Fire Pottery Studio offers an opportunity for participants to design and paint personalized gifts such as picture frames, fish boxes, dolphin figurines, seahorse plates and more. Scrapbooking, crafting cards and Kirigami classes. Open daily, last seating 5pm. Tel 363-3000 ext 64470.
Mandara Spa brings together ancient Balinese healing touches, traditional European therapies and natural elements indigenous to The Bahamas to provide the most unique and pampering spa treatments. Open daily. Advance appointments recommended. Tel 363-3000.
Ocean Club Golf Course is open to members, their guests and registered guests of Atlantis hotels, Four Seasons Ocean Club, Harborside Resort, the Atlantis Marina and Comfort Suites Paradise Island. It is a Tom Weiskopf-designed 7,159-yard, 18-hole, par-72 course with scenic lakes and beautiful ocean vistas. Tel 363-4561 or 363-6682.
The Stingray Experience is a thrilling programme that allows participants to hand feed and snorkel among cownose stingrays in a shallow lagoon. Must be at least five years old. Groups are limited to eight people. For bookings, visit any Atlantis Adventures Desk or tel 363-6950.
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