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The Bahamas, particularly Nassau, has played a significant role in the James Bond film franchise, serving as a stunning backdrop for several iconic scenes. The relationship between James Bond and the Bahamas began with the 1965 film Thunderball and continued with Never Say Never Again (1983) and Casino Royale (2006). All three films relied heavily on locations in and around Nassau & Paradise Island.
However almost every James Bond film with an underwater scene was filmed in the Bahamas. Due to the Bahamas water’s unique properties of shallow, crystal clear water, bright sunlight and accessible filming locations. Other films include: You Only Live Twice (1967), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977):, For Your Eyes Only (1981), The World is Not Enough (1999).
Consider booking a Nassau to Exuma Day Trip to visit the Thunderball filming locations in the Exuma Islands.
The Bahamas’ allure for Bond filmmakers lies in its exquisite natural beauty, turquoise waters, and the perfect blend of tropical paradise and luxury. The country’s government and tourism industry have actively promoted these Bond connections, further establishing the Bahamas as a premier destination for Bond enthusiasts and travelers seeking to experience the allure of the 007 lifestyle.
The Bahamas have become an integral part of the James Bond film legacy, featuring prominently in several films. The stunning landscapes, underwater scenes, and luxurious settings have made the Bahamas an iconic Bond destination, attracting fans and tourists from around the world.