Exclusive luxury resorts overlooking crystal clear waters, footprint-free beaches and a snorkelers dream. Try something special and visit the swimming pigs of Big Major Cay. The Exumas are a true ocean paradise, an indulgent corner of the Bahamas with impeccable beaches with a small bridge connecting Great and Little Exuma.
With a total area of 250 kilometres squared and a population of approximately 7,000 this island chain is sparsely populated meaning that you can find your own private piece of heaven. With incredible local seafood including fresh marlin, tuna and lobster commonly found in restaurants across the cays, it offers a delightful culinary experience. This tropical playground has a gentle and relaxed pace of life with exceptional hotels, attentive service and it is a well established point on the map for the rich and famous seeking a holiday of true excellence in a private setting.
Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park was the world’s first conservation area of its kind, protecting both land and aquatic life. The park preserves an area of the Exuma Cays to form a safe haven for the outstanding unspoilt natural character of the area, teeming with wildlife, integrating land and sea conservation. From the Bahamian hutia to the rock iguanas, turtles and conchs, many species have benefited from the formation of this vital sanctuary.
If you’re looking for the perfect picture as a take home momento then do visit Big Major Cay on an Ocean Safari where you can see and swim with the swimming pigs of ‘Pig Island’, these adorable friendly animals will welcome you to their island and ocean and offer a truly unique spectacle!