There are some 700 islands and cays in The Bahamian archipelago. Many of them are small, abandoned and covered in lush greed vegetation. These cays and islands are surrounded by crystal clear turquoise waters.
Bimini is one of the inhabited islands. It’s the island nearest to the United States, about 50 miles, and is perhaps one of the smallest islands in the chain.
I’ve been to the island three times, but my most recent trip was the first time I really got to explore the island from top to bottom. And I have to say, it’s really really small.
According to the last census, there were about 2,000 people on the island. I didn’t see 2,000 people. I didn’t 1,000 people. I didn’t see 500. Did I see people? Yeah. I saw some. Regardless, Bimini is one of those islands you go to and grab a drink and enjoy your new private beach.
So I went to Bimini, like the first two times, for work. There was a fishing tournament, a Wahoo tournament. So I saw boats and fish. Lots of boats and fish. Lots.
But there are also loads other non fishing related things to do on Bimini, like driving around on a golf cart at 6 in the morning!
Or exploring the marinas.
Or you could find a beach and be the only other soul on it.
Also, you have to grab some conch salad. I mean, come on, who doesn’t eat the local conch salad? That’s just mandatory.