The Abacos are one of the world's top boating and sailing destinations. Abaco is the second largest island in The Bahamas, with cays scattered over 120 square miles of aquamarine water. It is a place where beaches are pristine and secluded and the water shimmers in countless shades of blue. With a wonderful selection of hotels, resorts, restaurants, and bars the Abacos is a must visit island of the Bahamas. History buffs delight in museums, historical sites and the old English loyalist settlements of New Plymouth & Hope Town with their colonial homes in hues of pastel colors. Encounter exotic wildlife, plant life and marine life such as the famous swimming pigs, green turtles, stingrays, sharks, and more. Exciting activities and adventure water sports such as scuba diving, snorkeling, kite surfing, and paddle boarding is available around every corner. Visit the Abacos today!
Capital: Marsh Harbour
Area: 650 square miles
Population: Approximately 17,224
Location: Northern Bahamas, 180 miles off the South Florida coast
Abaco is home to the beautiful Bahama Parrot - the only New World parrot that nests in sub-terrain rock cavities