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  • Football on Field

    Where Beauty and Brawn Meet

    December 03

    Football fans can have it all as paradise combines with excitement on the gridiron during the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl. On December 21st at 12:30 p.m., the Florida International University Panthers will square off against the University of Toledo Rockets at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium to determine who will go home with a bowl game win for Christmas.

    Tailgate with fellow fans and make your stay at the Comfort Suites Paradise Island all the more amazing. Live entertainment and performances, camaraderie, and of course, incredible shows of the best up-and-coming athletes in college football await you at the Bahamas Bowl.

    You and your family have never experienced a football game quite like this! Enjoy the beautiful weather and surroundings of Paradise Island as well as the heart-pounding action on the field by purchasing your tickets online today. Remember, “Bowl Games are Better in the Bahamas!”

  • cranberry walnut salad

    Fresh & Flavorful Family Dining

    November 05

    For family-oriented dining fit for every budget and palate, visit the delightful location at Comfort Suites Paradise Island – Crusoe’s Restaurant. Guests will enjoy the diverse menu, which features plenty of big Bahamian flavors as well as comfort food favorites from around the world. Tickle your taste buds with Down Home Conchy Conch Fritters and spicy calypso sauce, enjoy juicy turkey, veggie, and Angus beef burgers, and don’t forget to try the fresh, local seafood!

    There’s something for everyone among the array of artfully spiced appetizers and entrees. And of course, no meal would be complete without a decadent dessert. Try the Guava Brioche Bread Pudding topped with vanilla ice cream or the divine English truffles with their chocolate ganache, cherry filling, and brownie layers.

    Reservations can be made or visitors can come by for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. or dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

  • Flag of the Bahamas Painted On Brick

    Your Newest Old Tradition

    October 01

    Grab the kids and get on out there! True Bahamian culture is just waiting to be explored on your next visit to Comfort Suites Paradise Island. Check out the traditional Changing of the Guard every other Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. You will observe impressive marching displays from the police force headquarters on East Street to the Government House as a new guard replaces an old guard, allowing them to return to police headquarters. The world famous Royal Bahamas Police Force Marching Band plays along with grand enthusiasm during this ceremony, which has been performed in honor of Queen Elizabeth II since 1958. Upcoming dates in October include the 12th and the 26th and recurs every other Friday throughout the year. There is no charge to witness this little slice of Bahamas culture, history, and tradition so enrich your stay by checking it out on your visit.

  • Flamingo

    A Wild Adventure for the Whole Family

    September 03

    You and your family will encounter animals abound at Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre. With up-close feedings and plenty of amazing photograph opportunities, families can enjoy a truly immersive zoo experience during their visit. There are lush gardens and winding paths to explore where every nature lover will find themselves at home discovering beautiful, indigenous flowers and trees along their walk. The Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre offers up the perfect balance of true Paradise Island relaxation beneath shady canopies and among the gorgeous landscape as well as the thrills of seeing incredible wildlife, like the huge Bahamian Boa Constrictor and the colorful Bahama Parrot. Don’t forget to catch the ever-popular, world-famous marching flamingos, three times daily, too! This affordable escape to the wild is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and children age 3 and under get in free.