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Flying into Beautiful Paradise Island

Paradise Island, part of the island chain in The Bahamas, is best known for the entertainment resort Atlantis. The Paradise Island area is known for luxury, but it's still possible to fly to this tropical paradise on a budget. Affordable flights are easy to find and some cheap hotel options include Best Western Plus Bay View Suites and Atlantis Coral Towers.
Hotels in Paradise Island
BahaSea Backpackers
$45 avg/night
Comfort Suites Paradise Island
$117 avg/night
Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar
$180 avg/night
British Colonial Hilton - Nassau
$135 avg/night
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Best Airport to Fly Into Paradise Island

The nearest major airport to Paradise Island is Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA), once known as Nassau International Airport. This is the largest airport in The Bahamas and is on the island of New Providence. The airport is about a 30 minute drive to the Atlantis Paradise Island resort.

Many Airlines From Which to Choose

Since LPIA handles more than 3 million passengers every year, it's obvious that there are plenty airlines that fly to Paradise Island. In fact, the airport handles major airlines including JetBlue Airways, British Airways, Air Canada, and US Airways.

Getting From the Airport

While the area has no public transportation system, LPIA does have five major car rental companies at the airport. Additionally, for those not comfortable driving on the left hand side of the road, the area also has an extensive taxi network. Fares are either charged based on meter rate or zone rate. The zone fare from LPIA to Paradise Island is $32.00.

Best Time of Year to Fly

While the weather at Paradise Island is consistently warm, the winter months are the busiest time of year. Between December and February, hotel rates skyrocket and airlines charge more to fly to the island. Additionally, March and April bring plenty of college students on Spring Break to the area.

Instead, if you're looking for cheap deals in Paradise Island, your best bet is to go between May and November. Hotels like Riu Palace Paradise Island All Inclusive will often offer deals to bring in visitors. Additionally, airlines will cut their prices so your savings can really add up. Although these months fall in the rainy season, temperatures are still comfortably warm.

Famous Paradise Island Attractions

In July, the famous Junkanoo Summer Festival takes over The Bahamas. Every Friday and Saturday night, the streets come alive with parades, music, dancing, and extravagant costumes. Even children can get in on the action with the Junior Junkanoo. At the end, judges award prizes for best costume, best group presentation, and best music.