This nation of islands, atols, kays, and islets, with a total area of 5,382 square miles (13,939 square kilometers) is scattered over 100,000 square miles (259,000 square kilometers) of ocean. It is located just Southeast of Florida, Northeast of Cuba, and Northwest of Turks and Caicos. It is a scenic, unspoiled land and water environment enjoyed by both tourists and residents who live on REAL ESTATE BAHAMAS. As a rule the islands are low and flat. The highest ridges typically range from forty-nine to sixty-six feet (15-20 meters) above sea level. The highest point is two-hundred-seven feet (63 meters). There is typically lush green vegetation surrounded by sandy beaches and turquoise water that is so clear that there is visibility to a depth of 200 feet. Clear blue, unpolluted skies round out the picture of what many consider to be paradise on earth. The climate is a warm tropical to subtropical moderated by the Gulf Stream, especially during the winter months. Annual temperatures range from seventy degrees (21 C) to eighty-four degrees (29 C). Freezing temperatures have been unknown. Annual rainfall averages about fifty-four inches (1.39 meters). Hurricanes threaten during the summer and fall and some years strike some of the islands. Travel is by sail, motorboat or air. There are plenty of outdoor marine activities including some of the best scuba diving in the world. These islands stretch over a distance of five-hundred miles. There makes for a great deal of diversity in the coral reefs, walls, fish and other marine life encountered. There is also a great deal of difference in each of the four seasons, with fish migrations. Water temperatures range seasonally from 70 degrees (21 C)to the 80s (27 C). You can swim with sharks, dolphins, sea turtles, eagle rays, and endless varieties of colorful fish. Special attractions are sunken Spanish Galleons and other barnacle encrusted shipwrecks. Others are the blue holes, which are massive inland and ocean floor underwater caverns and caves up to 200 feet (60 meters) deep. Snorkeling and water theme parks have something to offer the whole family. Guided fishing charters can bring delightful days of fly and bone fishing along inland waterways. Deep sea fishing for Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi-Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Cobia, and King Mackerel will never be forgotten. Bahamian sailing starts about fifty miles from the Florida coast and extends seven-hundred miles, almost to Haiti. There is not better sailing anywhere. REAL ESTATE BAHAMAS makes possible living permanently, or for extended periods, in this marine wonderland. Warm sunny days, colorful scenery, clear waters, and marine activities like this are only found here. Related Articles - Bahamas Property For Sale, Real Estate Bahamas, Property For Sale Bahamas, Bahamas Real Estate, Bahamas Luxury Homes, Grand Bahama Real Estate, Proper, Email this Article to a Friend! Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!Subscribe for free today!
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