Atlantis and Baha Mar, the two megaresorts in Nassau, Bahamas, have been heated rivals since the latter, a multibillion-dollar resort, opened in 2017. Newer, with trendier hotel brands (Grand Hyatt, SLS, Rosewood), and a larger casino, Baha Mar quickly became the hottest destination in the Bahamas, but Atlantis retained a few trump cards of its own, notably the family friendly attraction of Aquaventure, the finest and largest water park in the Caribbean.
But maybe not for much longer.
Baha Mar recently announced that it will add new waterpark, Baha Mar Bay, slated for a soft opening in March 2020 and to be fully operational in 2021. Rising along the beachfront on the western end of the resort property, the Baha Mar Bay park will feature a dozen water slides, a lazy river ride, and a surfing attraction; already open is the companion Baha Bay Beach Club, anchored by the open-air 25° North restaurant along with infinity pools, lounge areas, hammocks, daybeds, and cabanas.
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