Andros Island is a major archipelago within the Bahamas. It is the largest island in the country and has more land area than all of the other 700 islands in the Bahamas combined. Andros Island is considered one island, but its size makes it an archipelago in its own right. Here’s what you need to know about Andros Island. Its beauty and diversity make it a popular tourist destination for both locals and visitors.
The Bahamian government and AUTEC are the largest employers on Andros. Tourism is the largest industry, and the island is promoted by the Bahamian government as being the least developed island in the chain. There are between 35 and 40 hotels on the island, each with about 400 rooms. Most tourists are scuba divers, who come for the Blue Holes and Tongue of Ocean. But they are also looking for relaxation and a peaceful place to spend their vacation.
Andros is a truly off the beaten path destination. Families, friends, and couples will all love Andros. andros island bahamas You can spend a quiet evening on the beach listening to live music or stargazing in the stars. Andros has a lot to offer for any traveler. Andros is also a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. There’s no other destination quite like Andros.
The Andros barrier reef is the world’s third largest fringing barrier reef and measures about 190 miles long. The barrier reef lies at the edge of the “Tongue of the Ocean,” a large rift between New Providence and Andros. Andros also has some of the world’s most productive flats. So, if you’re a marine biologist, you’ll definitely want to check out Andros.
The climate on Andros Island is pleasant all year round. The climate is temperate and sunny, despite the chilly waters surrounding the island. In fact, the island’s inland waterways and fishing flats provide plenty of fresh water. Nearly seven million gallons of water are shipped from the north side of the island daily to Nassau. Furthermore, rainwater accumulates in underground caves and tunnels that form a fresh water lens.
Andros Island is home to hundreds of square miles of productive bonefish territory. There are several bays and creeks that provide access to flats dotted with mangroves. You can also enjoy deep-sea fishing in the Tongue of the Ocean. You can also target grouper and snapper on these flats. Despite the pristine waters of Andros, the action is just as exciting as it is on other islands.
The island’s northwest tip, Morgan’s Bluff, is famous for its legendary pirate tales. Legend has it that Captain Henry Morgan hid his gold in a cave and used it as a hideout. Many people believe that Morgan’s cave holds treasure, and it is well worth a visit. The cave can be a fantastic adventure for children and adults alike. A day trip to Andros Island is a great way to spend your vacation.