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Home to several of the top Nassau attractions, the Graycliff Heritage Village Bahamas is a can’t-miss part of the island. With history, art, culture, and more, it has something to offer everyone.
The Graycliff Heritage Village Bahamas is home to an eclectic collection of venues. From making chocolate to seeing a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite slice, the area around the Graycliff Hotel & Restaurant is full of fun. Because of that, it’s an excellent place to visit no matter your interests.
The Graycliff Heritage Village Bahamas is just around a ten-minute walk from the Nassau cruise port. Travelers arriving into Nassau on a cruise ship will, therefore, find it an accessible and convenient destination to visit.
If you’re staying at a hotel in the Nassau area, taxiing to the Graycliff Hotel & Restaurant will be the easiest way to get there. After seeing the different Graycliff Bahamas sites, you can then explore the surrounding Old Town attractions.
As mentioned, there isn’t an entry fee to enter the Graycliff Heritage Village Bahamas area, but certain venues will charge you. The Heritage Museum of the Bahamas, for example, costs $18.50 for adults and $12.25 for children (as of 2023). Likewise, participating in a tour at the Graycliff Chocolatier will also require you to pay.
Graycliff Nassau encompasses part of the street on which the Graycliff Hotel & Restaurant sits – West Hill Street. The hotel itself is in a stunning historic mansion – complete with lush gardens, artwork galore, and a beautiful swimming pool. Famous guests like Winston Churchill and members of the British royal family have stayed there.
If you don’t mind being away from the beach and aren’t afraid to splurge, the Graycliff Hotel & Restaurant could be the perfect place to stay.
The Graycliff Heritage Village Bahamas is one of the top places on the island to appreciate local art. From murals and artist studios to the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas further down the street, it’s the perfect area to view art and maybe take home a piece of your own.
The Heritage Museum of the Bahamas is across the street from the Graycliff Hotel & Restaurant. Located in a historic (and allegedly haunted) building, it features a labyrinth of artifacts, relics, and historical treasures.
From slavery and plantation life to piracy and the colonial era, the amount of pieces on display is staggering.
Juxtaposed amongst the historical items is a slice of pre-history. The elective private collector who pieced together most of the collection on display was able to acquire a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite slice!
Besides art and history, the Graycliff Heritage Village Bahamas is a fantastic place to enjoy good food and drinks.
The Graycliff Chocolatier, for examples, allows travelers to make (and eat) their own chocolate, while Bahama Barrels by Graycliff is the only winery on the island.
At the hotel itself, travelers can also stop by the restaurant for lunch or dinner. Just remember that there’s a dress code. In the evenings, formal attire is expected!
The Graycliff Heritage Village Bahamas has expanded in recent years. Today, it houses everything from the Graycliff Chocolatier to the Heritage Museum of the Bahamas. Given the number of things you can do at Graycliff Bahamas, it’s one area you’ll want to make time for.
While Graycliff Nassau has a lot to offer, Nassau is full of other exciting attractions. To learn more about these different places, check out our other travel guides and browse our interactive map.
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Hours: Attractions within open daily from 9am to 5pm; except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.