miles north of Nassau, New Providence.
Time Zone: Eastern
legal tender is the Bahamian dollar (B$1), which is equivalent
in value to the US dollar. There are no banks in the Berry
Most of the residents of the Berry Islands live in Great
Harbour Cay in Bullock's Harbour. This is where most of
the tourism is.
There is one San Salvador Medical Clinic north of Club med.
Bahamian's drive on the left side of the road (remember:
right is left). There is one main road that runs all the
way around the island.
120/240 volts, suitable for all US appliances.
There is a medical clinic on the island in Bullocks Harbour.
There is a little poison oak on the Bahamian islands.
to the Berry Islands:
Cat Island Air flies from Nassau to Great Harbour.
Island Express flies
to Chub Cay from Ft. Lauderdale.
$60 one way.
Chub Cay 110 slips
Great Harbour Cay
Marina 67 slips
stay: There are a couple rooms for rent such as Ruth
Adderley's or two story townhouses and a beachhouse. Nothing
much in the means of hotels.
Water: Most homes have cisterns which collect rain water
in a tank underground or above ground when it rains. Most
cisterns are made of cement or plastic. It's always good
to conserve the use of water when staying in the Bahamas
as it can run out if it does not rain for awhile.
in Chub Cay: Click here for weather in the Bahamas
Highest Point Berry Island:
Area (Sq Miles) of Berry Islands:
12 sq miles
Developments in Berry Islands: Chub Cay. Chub Cay will
include 57 villas, ships store, dining, spa, expanded marina
of 200 slips, village center, retail shops and a police
station. A club marina mega yacht facility with a club house
and marina and 75 resort/residential units total investment
of about $120,000,000.
Fishing: The Berry Islands
are known as the "Billfish" capital of the world.
- Lobersterfest (August)
- Berry Fest (June-July)