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Mayaguana Island, Bahamas
 
 

Landscape: Mayaguana is the home to several government nature preserves. This island is the least visited by tourists but this may change with the new development of Mayaguana Development company due to break ground in 2008. Mayaguana has rich soil great for farming.

Crime: Mayaguana is virtually "crime free". Everyone knows everyone on the island










Population: 259 (2000 Census)

Capital:

Language: English

Geography: Above Little Inagua, Mayaguana Island is one of the further most Bahamian islands farthest from the US.

Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time

Currency: The legal tender is the Bahamian dollar (B$1), which is equivalent in value to the US dollar.

Economy: There is not much action going on in Mayaguana. The few visitors that do arrive are normally there to catch some peace and quiet and are nature lovers at their finest.

Nationality: Bahamian

Entry Requirements: Passports required.

Driving: Bahamian's drive on the left side of the road (remember: right is left).

Electricity: 120/240 volts, suitable for all US appliances.

Getting to Mayaguana...
Airports: Airfield is about 2 miles west of Abraham Bay.
Take Bahamasair from Nassau.

Mailboats: Lady Mathilda $60 one way.

Marinas:
Coming soon with the Mayaguana development.

Where to stay: There are a few seaside guest houses for your vacation.

Drinking 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.

Weather in Mayaguana: Click here for weather in the Bahamas

Highest Point Mayaguana: 131 feet

Area (Sq. Miles) of Mayaguana: 110 sq. miles

Rare Animal: Mayaguana is home to the Bahama hutia, a cross between a rat and a rabbit that was thought to be extinct until the 1960's.

3 settlements (all within 15 minutes from each other):

  1. Abraham's bay
  2. Pirate's Well
  3. Betsy Bay.
 


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