island of the Bahamas
New Providence Island is, by far, the most populated island in the Bahamas and the site of the capital Nassau.
- 1 Adelaide – small village
- 2 Cable Beach
- 3 Lyford Cay
- 4 Sandyport
New Providence is only 21 miles long and 7 miles wide. Paradise Island, just north, is linked to New Providence by two bridges.
1 Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS IATA), covered in Nassau, is located on the western side of the island.
- Stuart Cove's Aqua Adventures. On the southern part of the island, they run diving and snorkeling tours, including some with sharks.
There are numerous stray dogs that are called "potcakes" by locals. Don't feed them or make contact with them. Also, as in any tourist destination, watch out for pickpockets.