As a popular spring break destination, there’s no shortage of bars in Nassau. But there’s more to the drinking scene here than buckets of beers and shots. In the capital of the Bahamas, you can sip martinis to the sound of live jazz at a resort in sprawling Baha Mar, try Bahama-blended wine and sample craft beer on Paradise Island made by Nassau’s own brewing company. Here’s where to find some of the top places for a tipple.
Located near the eastern edge of Lake Cunningham, the name of 1er Cru is pronounced premier cru. On paper, it’s a wine shop, not a bar – however, green gardens pool out in front of the store, topped with pagodas and cushion-clad seating, where you can sit and enjoy the bottles you buy on site. The selection is extensive: wines are sourced from around the world, and beers are also available for those who prefer grain over grape.
This is an updated rewrite of an article originally by Emily Langan.