Double Stroller | Black Top | Denim | Sunglasses [amazon option HERE] | Wedges [also in stock HERE & HERE] | Chanel XXL Airline Tote
My swimsuit top | My swimsuit bottoms | Hoops | Coin Necklace / Coin Necklace | Sophia’s swimsuit
My outfit [Amazon find!] | Luke’s monogrammed rashguard
Gingham Swimsuit | Red Heart Sunglasses
My dress | My earrings | Sophia’s dress
My swimsuit top | Swimsuit Bottoms | Coverup | Hat [also HERE ] | Bag | Necklace | Luke’s Swimtrunks | Sophia’s Flamingo Swimsuit
[Full post on this look HERE]
SWIMSUIT TOP: Beach Riot | SWIMSUIT BOTTOMS: Beach Riot | WHITE COVER UP: Billabong[obsessed!] | HEADWRAP: ASOS | POOL SLIDES: Chanel [dupes HERE & love THESE] | WRAP BRACELET: Victoria Emerson c/o | COIN NECKLACES [HERE &HERE] | SUNGLASSES | SOPHIAS SWIMSUIT
White Cami | Kimono | Denim Shorts [obsessed w/these! I wear them ALLLL of the time!] | Christian Dior Slides | Chanel Backpack | Sunglasses
WAYF Romper c/o [wearing size medium | Flower Earrings | Wedges [also in stock HERE & HERE]
You guys know we go to the Bahamas a LOT. We’ve been to Jamaica and Maui and other beautiful destinations but the Bahamas has the most amazing water and everything is just flat out gorgeous! Not to mention, the flight is much easier for us since we live in the midwest / south. We usually have to stop in Atlanta or Miami to connect but it is not super hard at all! We fly right into Nassau.
We’ve stayed at 4 different places – Atlantis, Sandals, Four Seasons [which was the One & Only Beach Club at the time], and this year we stayed at the Bahamar since it was finally opened.
Many have asked if we would recommend the Bahamar or if we prefer it over the other places so I thought I’d quickly just share the details. First of all, if we go back to the Bahamas we would 100% stay at the Bahamar. We prefer it over all of the other locations. There’s SO much to do and see and it was super family friendly. We loved One & Only [Four Seasons] but there was not as much to do. It is a bit more pricy and also more quiet and less crowded. I love less crowded personally – I enjoy having space and being alone [especially if we are shooting campaigns!?]. BUT, the Bahamar is so amazing because when you have kids or if you like to socialize there are lots of options! We made friends nearly every day that we were there!
There are 3 places to stay at the Bahamar and we stayed at the Grand Hyatt in one of the big suites. We LOVED the suite – it was ab 3x the size of their rooms so we had room for luggage, stroller, babies, etc. It had a kitchen, washer, dryer, and 2 bathrooms as well. If John and I went alone we would not need a suite but having babies in tow calls for it! Out of the 3 locations the Grand Hyatt is the ‘cheapest’ – but not cheap by any means. The SLS and Rosewood look amazing but we did not stay there so there’s not much I can say! But I will say we loved the Grand Hyatt.
The Bahamar is wonderful -we loved the food and amenities but it was not exactly affordable. Like, a can of Diet Coke was $6. The food trucks on the beach have AMAZING food and they are the ‘cheapest’. The restaurants inside are also very good but much pricier. The food overall was super good though!
If you are planning to go during a busy season – make sure you book reservations and cabanas ahead of time. We booked Cabanas by the different pools each day and just BARELY got them. We only did it a few days before we flew out. It was also fourth of July week which was busy! The cabanas are pricy – and get pricer if you go during a busy season. I think to have a Cabana on the Friday after the fourth it was $500?! But it was wonderful to have since we could park our stroller in it and we had a fridge / fan / tv. I stayed under the cabana with Sophia while the boys played and swam. ALSO – the food we ordered while in the cabanas was AMAZING. I think it was my favorite and it was also the cheapest! The conch fritters were insane. John was like “eww” and then he tried them and couldn’t stop eating them – craving them RN actually.
If you like to high end shopping there are some stores around the casino. I didn’t really go into any of them except for Cartier. Most are pricey – but there is a MAC store! [And a Starbucks!!!??]
Just FYI – this is not sponsored! I wish! It was just a fun experience and I have never had more questions about a trip. If you have kids definitely check out the flamingos – we made an appointment so that we could take Luke to touch them and learn more about them! Also one of the pools has a huge cave and you can go inside and see sharks/fish/etc. and older kids can jump off of the cave into that pool! That seemed to be a big hit for everyone with families!
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11 thoughts on “Bahamas Trip Recap + My Bahamar Review”
Love all your outfits and how you styled them. I’M Sure that you had a fub time in the Bahamas.
lots of love, Miri
Thanks so much for sharing, WeWe are planning a family vacation for next year And this is so helpful! A cOuple of my gfs have meNtioned bahamar but no one has stayed there yet. I have a little girl who is 10 so i think this would be perfect for her ? i watched your Stories while you were there and you always looked like you were having a good time 🙂 not to mention how GlamoRous you always look 😉 with love, your #1 fan ❤️ Sonia (glamdoll47 on ig)
did you bring a carseat for sophia? thank you!
Yes ma’am! You can see it attached to the double stroller in the second photos on the post! ❤️
WE ARE CURRENTLY HERE! Staying in the same type of suite, and your review is spot on! This is our 3rd time! We came when it first open even though it was a soft opening it was still great! (Less people..lol) its hard to go any where else. Whe travel from texas and its so easy to get here. We will be here 9 days and I just don’t want to go home! Loved all your outfits and your beautIful family! ?
omg that is so crazy! I wish we were there with you! ?
These vacation looks are fabulous!!
Hi Emily, would you still recommend Bahamar over Atlantis? We’re going for a birthday trip with other couples and planned to get a suite together. Every place I’ve looked up as negative reviews, so hard to go off trip advisor. I know you had mentioned the casino before, was it an issue with the smoke? Thanks for your reviews and already got your leopard suit for the trip!!
YES! For sure – Bahamar is so much better than Atlantis!!
I love everything you post! Pure perfection! Your hair is amazing. Was wondering if you do anything special to keep it full. My hair is starting to thin out a bit in the front and I have yet to find a solution. Thanks:)
Awwww! Thank you so much!