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Top Reasons to Spend Your Thanksgiving on an Exuma Bonefishing Vacation

November 8, 2017

Have you considered getting away for the holidays? Why not mix up your Thanksgiving or other holiday traditions and spend them on an Exuma bonefishing trip! This is a great way to get out of your element and spend quality time with loved ones. Learn more about experiencing other cultures for the holidays, tips for avoiding vacation rushes, and different activities to participate in during your travels.

Experiencing Other Cultures

Did you know just over 60 percent of all Americans have never traveled out of the country? If you enjoy bonefishing, or are looking for a tropical getaway for Thanksgiving, consider traveling to the Exumas. Located in the Bahamas, the area consists of 365 cays and islands that stretch over 130 miles. There are three main areas within the Exumas: Great Exuma, Little Exuma and The Exuma Cays. While all will give you an insight into Bahamian culture, each have their own unique features. Make this your Thanksgiving destination and experience a culture different than your own! You can talk to locals and businesses in the area about their history, explore the tropical jungles, enjoy many opportunities for bonefishing, and eat delicious food. Of the many authentic Bahamian dishes, seafood tops the list. Conch is a popular item, which is a mollusk prepared in a way that is special to the area.

Benefits of Traveling Outside the U.S. for Thanksgiving

When traveling for the holidays, Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the entire year in the United States. This makes it a great time to travel out of the country for some R&R. Whether you are traveling with a spouse, friend, or larger group, consider a trip to the Exumas. Winter tends to be an off season for travel, allowing you to take advantage of reduced flight prices and hotel accommodations. Plus, the weather will be so much nicer than in many parts of America. Temperatures range in the 80s, with many sunny days, allowing you to escape the cold and snow.

Things to Do

There are a variety of activities you can pack into your Thanksgiving travel vacation to the Exumas. First, bonefishing in the area is impeccable. The area’s layout with clear, shallow waters has many ideal places for great catches.  Pig Beach is also a popular destination. Why? You can swim with the pigs! Pigs are not even native to this area, yet somehow made their way to this place and attract guests from all over the world. Last, there is so much to see and do while visiting. Consider sightseeing in Exuma with a local guide to show you the ins and outs of the area. Looking to hang out and relax? You can miles and miles of beaches to explore and soak up the sun. Don’t forget your sunscreen!

From bonefishing to sightseeing, to massages, Bonefish Drex will help make your Thanksgiving or holiday travels memorable! From group excursions to one-on-one trips, we’ll take care of all the heavy lifting. Call us today at 242-357-0243 to get started on your plans.