Discover the best kept secret of The Bahamas
Andros Island is the largest island in The Bahamas with a population of approximately 12,000. The islands of The Bahamas are made up of seven hundred (700) islands. Of this 700, Andros Island is comprised of two hundred (200) islands and its footprint stretches 108 miles long and up to 40 miles wide.
Andros has many spectacular features which makes it unique from all other Caribbean islands. Andros’ vast shallow flats are the largest in the world offering a flats-fishing experience that can only be found here. With the largest mangrove system in the Caribbean, the mangrove estuary serves as a nursery for the entire Caribbean. Andros has the third largest barrier reef in the world. A large percentage of the reef remains unexplored and provides miles of diving and fishing stretches exclusive to Andros. The largest concentration of blue and ocean holes in Western Hemisphere provide yet another distinctive diving and exploration opportunity. These features along with endless pristine beaches, national parks and warm, friendly people seamlessly blend making Andros Island one of the most desirable travel destinations in the world.
Andros is made up of three different major islands (North Andros,South Andros and Mangrove Cay) and hundreds of cays adjoined by mangrove estuaries and tidal flats. During the winter months, over one hundred different types of birds can be seen throughout the island.
Andros island is filled with natural beauty. The east coast of Andros Island lies along the Tongue of The Ocean, a deep oceanic trench and is bordered by a reef system.
There are more than 40 square miles of subtropical ecosystems which provide habitats for endemic, migratory and endangered species.