Miami It lives in summer almost all year round, so any season is ideal to disconnect from the routine with some of the activities it offers. This city, which is also the fusion point between various cultures, offers a combination of beach and experiences that promise to satisfy any taste, from family plans to getaways as a couple. its negative point is that it is not always so “relax”since their pace of life tends to go a little faster.
However, just a few kilometers away is the possibility of entering a paradisiacal environment, where the deep and crystalline turquoise blue glows on the horizon. It is located just a few hours and The best thing is that it is not necessary to take a flight to get there.
Recently, Daniel and Erik, two expert travelers who accumulate more than 600,000 followers on their TikTok account (@unpardeviajes), they took a look at a dream point in the Bahamas that it is forbidden not to know: “This is Bimini, one of the 700 islands of the Bahamas and the closest to Miami, only 50 kilometers away. You do not need to take a plane to go, since you can arrive by ferry. This island has more than ten paradisiacal beaches with very fine sand (…)”, highlighted the two adventure lovers.
The United States has many places to see, but it also borders other countries with great landscapes, which are only separated by a strip of water. This is the case of the Bimini Islands, in the Bahamas. It only takes a two-hour ferry ride and a passport to get there.
If some New Yorkers vacation in the Hamptons, Miamians can boast of being so close to this tropical site. There is no need to stay long or book a hotel as there are day trip options that include different tours.
Upon arrival, there are also different offers of activities. Tours listed on some websites include hotel pickup and drop-off, as well as the rental of a jet ski to have the experience combined with adrenaline. An important detail is that although the island is not part of the United StatesYou do need a valid passport and authorization to return to the US, as you will go through customs and immigration.
This westernmost district of the Bahamas has three islands: North Bimini, South Bimini, and East Bimini.. The largest is the first and Alice Town is located there, where you can find shops, hotels, bars and restaurants. This is the center of the tourist activity of the place.
Bimini also attracts American fishermen, as well as those who love to connect with nature through snorkeling, scuba diving, or simply sunbathing.
The Bimini Ferry from Miami departs from the Port of Fort Lauderdale and arrives in North Bimini once a day. In case you want to continue to Nassau or the Grand Bahamas, you must take another ferry from Miami. The one-way price varies depending on which one is taken. In accordance with The Travel, It can be found starting at $99 at Balearia Caribbean.
Passengers can choose between economy and premium options. The medium with taxes is US$186, since these can reach up to US$70 per person.
Going from one country to another in hours is possible thanks to these options.