New Providence vacation rentals Luxury villas, condos & holiday homes for rent, New Providence, Bahamas

New Providence is the busiest and most populous island of the Bahamas with 70% of the population and home to Nassau, the national capital city. Once a hide out for notorious pirates such as Blackbeard, Nassua, as the island is sometimes known as, is a magnet for tourists from all over the world who can combine a cosmopolitan vacation surrounded by luxury whilst also experiencing the chilled out atmosphere and very friendly island hospitality.

For entertainment, shopping down Bay Street is a must as is experiencing some of the lively downtown bars and wide variety of restaurants - Nassau caters for everyone and every taste. From the glitzy hotels on Paradise island to authentic port side restaurants and beach bars, you will be spoilt for choice of what to see and do on New Providence.

Top things to see and do in Ndew Providence
Atlantis Resort & water park
Predator Lagoon acquarium
Ardastra Gardens and zoo
Dolphins on Blue Lagoon island
Atlantis Resort Casino
Arawak Cay
Junkanoo parade museum
Reef and wreck diving
Deep sea fishing - marlin, snapper, grouper

Featured villas in New Providence

Nearly all the vacation rentals are to be found around the tourist centre of Nassau where there is a very good selection of villas and apartments to rent for all budgets from luxury beachfront villas, golf course apartments to downtown condos. Experience the very best of this stunning island chain by staying in a private vacation rental many within touching distance of the white silky sandy beaches with a full range of facilities such as wifi, satelite TV and private / shared swimming pools.

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New Providence is an all year round destination with a sub-tropical climate and average summer temperatures between May and September of 80-85°F. Between October and April temperatures average 70-75°F. The rainy season runs from May through to October with the potential for hurricanes from July to November.

New Providence Beaches

There are magnificent white silky sand beaches around the island where you will find reef protected bays with tropical fish, shallow sandbars and coconut palms providing the shade - perfect for swimming, snorkeling, sailing and scuba diving. Some of the most popular beaches include...

  • Jaws beach
  • Sandy Toes
  • Sunrise beach
  • Cable beach
  • Compass Point
  • Sandyport beach near Marina Village
  • Junkanoo beach

After a day on the beach or sight seeing, the ideal way to end the day is to return to your own condominium or villa rental, light up the BBQ, watch the sun go down and dine under the stars.

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Festivals and events

As with all the islands that make up the Bahamas, New Providence holds many festivals throughout the year so if you are fortunate enough to be on the island, there is a high probability that a carnival or sporting event will be on at the same time. Some of the biggest festivals on New Providence and Paradise Island are...

Festival When
Junkanoo Parade 1 Jan
"Love Rush" Junkanoo 21-22 Feb
Heritage Day 1 March
Summer Festival May - June
Bahamas Independence 10 July
Christmas Festival 6-11 Dec
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Our view on the New Providence holidays

As the busiest and most cosmopolitan island in the Bahamas, there is always something to do on Nassau whether it's chilling out on the beach, shopping or spending time at the waterparks. In a nutshell, whether it's a family holiday or a romantic retreat, New Providence and Nassau offer everything you could wish. Renting a holiday home is ideal as it provides the space, freedom and flexibility to explore this amazing region of the Bahamas at your own pace.

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