Yellow Dog works with over 190 different lodges and outfitters across the world - we can cater to every skill level as well as price point. With so many options it can be a little overwhelming figuring out where to go and where to stay. However, one destination that’s a perpetual favorite is The Bahamas. The Caribbean vacation is logistically one of the easiest when it comes to booking flights and transfers and also offers some of the best flats fishing in the world. If you’re looking for a great fly fishing vacation with non-angling activities, The Bahamas is a place your spouse and your family will love. Check out these five high-end lodges perfect for a relaxing getaway.
The elegant Kamalame Cay Resort is the epitome of a high-end Bahamian fishing experience. The resort is located on a private 97-acre island and offers seven different lodging options for discerning guests. The different accommodations offer fully stocked wet bars, roman soaking tubs, and beautiful large French doors. Spoil yourself in these beach-side suites. A 50-foot heated swimming pool is perfect for those who want to relax with a drink underneath the shady palm trees. The resort also has an exquisite spa that overlooks the crystal-clear turquoise Caribbean waters. Indulge in facials, hot stone massages, or instructor-led yoga sessions. Guests looking for incredible bonefishing will be delighted by all the world-class fisheries close to the resort.
Built in 2009 by Peter Mantle who previously built the famous salmon lodge at Delphi in Ireland, the Delphi Club on Abaco has everything for a luxury fishing trip. Immediately upon arrival guests will notice the rich history of angling displayed in the lodges décor and artwork. The lodge offers a library accented with Mahogany and guests will find it easy to get lost in the books. Wander down to the bar in the Great Room and feel free to “serve yourself.” Or grab a drink and relax in the infinity pool or on the deck overlooking the Caribbean. Feel free to go beachcombing on the white sand beaches, snorkeling, or explore with a kayak.
Deep Water Cay has been a destination lodge in The Bahamas since 1958. It made its name in angling lore by hosting people such as Joe Brooks and A.J. McClane. More than 50 years later the lodge still offers shots at big bonefish while offering the simple luxuries of a Bahamian resort. In the middle of the lodge grounds sits the clubhouse where guests can congregate and swap fishing stories or relax with a cold drink in hand. At its doorstep is a white sand beach guests can relax on. Or if the beach isn’t enough, enjoy the lodges infinity pool. Guests are free to use the kayaks or SUP boards to explore the flats, mangroves, and coves. Deep Water Cay will even plan a picnic lunch to the East End Cay where guests can enjoy stunning views of the Caribbean while enjoying one of the lodge’s culinary masterpieces for lunch.
This high-end resort boasts all the luxury amenities without sacrificing amazing fishing. Guests can stay in single room cottages or townhouses, and every trip is customized depending on the guest’s preferences and needs. The Abaco Club boasts the number one rated golf course in The Bahamas and lessons are available from a certified PGA professional. Relax in the resort’s full-service spa or explore the flats on a stand-up paddleboard. Diving is available as well as snorkeling, hiking, bird watching, island tours, and yoga. The options are seemingly limitless for non-angling activities. This is the perfect place for couples seeking a respite from the rigors of life.
For couples looking for a vacation, The Bahamas offer incredible fishing as well as activities for non-anglers. Now’s the time to book your next Bahamas vacation.