Your Perfect Week in Staniel Cay Bahamas

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Your Perfect Week in Staniel Cay Bahamas

If you're looking for the perfect summer travel destination, there’s no better place than Staniel Cay in the Bahamas. From swimming with the famous swimming pigs to exploring the stunning beaches and underwater caves, Staniel Cay is a destination that offers something for everyone. Wondering what the perfect summer vacation here would look like?

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Day 1: Travel and Arrival. Hop on your favorite private air charter service, Odyssey Airways, to Staniel Cay Airport. You can check out our fleet of planes ahead of time. After checking in to your luxury resort or villa, take a tour of the island to get your bearings and explore some of the top attractions. Visit the Thunderball Grotto, a stunning underwater cave system that is home to an incredible array of marine life. Take a swim or snorkel through the crystal-clear waters of the cave to admire the colorful fish and coral. Make sure to stop by the Staniel Cay Yacht Club for a refreshing cocktail and a bite to eat.

Day 2: Swimming with the Pigs and Beach Picnic. Start the day with a trip to Pig Beach, the famous island where pigs swim in the sparkling, clear waters. Make sure to take plenty of photos swimming with these friendly animals. Afterward, enjoy a gourmet beach picnic on one of Staniel Cay's white-sand beaches, complete with champagne and fresh seafood. Spend the afternoon relaxing on the beach or take a private boat tour of the Exuma CaysLand and Sea Park to see an abundance of wildlife and stunning scenery.

Day 3: Snorkeling and Island Hopping. There’s so much to see in the Exumas! Enjoy a day of snorkeling and island hopping in the Exuma Cays.Visit some of the nearby islands, including Compass Cay, where you can swim with nurse sharks, and Big Major Cay, where you'll find more swimming pigs.Snorkel at the park to see a variety of marine life, including colorful fish, sea turtles, and maybe even a nurse shark. Stop for lunch at one of the local restaurants and enjoy the delicious local cuisine.

Day 4: Water Sports and Relaxation. Rent a jet ski or paddleboard and explore the surrounding waters. Take a catamaran or yacht cruise around the island and enjoy a sunset cocktail on the water. If you’re more in need of some R&R, spend the day lounging on the beach or by the pool, enjoying spa treatments, or reading a book in a hammock while swaying the gentle breeze.

Day 5: Scuba Diving and Marine Wildlife Tour. For those certified scuba divers, take a trip to some of the top diving spots around Staniel Cay. Explore the vibrant coral reefs and underwater caves, and see a variety of marine life, including reef sharks, sea turtles, and colorful fish.For those landlubbers, take a guided boat tour to see the local marine wildlife, including dolphins, manatees, and exotic birds.

Day 6: Cultural and Historical Tour. A guided tour of the local culture and history of Staniel Cay is the perfect relaxing day. Visit some of the historic sites on the island, including the Staniel Cay church, the old jailhouse, and the salt ponds. Learn about the island's history and culture and visit some of the local artisans to see their work and purchase souvenirs.

Day 7: Departure Day.After a week of luxury and relaxation, it's time to say goodbye to Staniel Cay. Hop on your Odyssey Airways private air charter for an easy and relaxing journey back to your home country or next destination. You'll leave with unforgettable memories of this paradise island and its incredible scenery, wildlife, and culture.

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Empty Legs to the Bahamas

Since Odyssey Airways frequently flies to and from the Bahamas, we often have empty leg flights available to purchase. These empty legs can make private jet charters an affordable way to fly private to and from the Bahamas. Check out our empty leg page to see updated available options.

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How long does it take to board a private jet compared to a commercial flight?

When flying private, boarding a private jet is often as quick as strolling from your car to the aircraft's steps. Gone are the days of arriving two hours in advance. At numerous airports, you can conveniently valet your car right by the base of your private jet's door. Can you imagine boarding in just 30 seconds? Well, it's not only possible but frequently the reality. Enjoy the seamless experience of swift boarding and effortless travel when you fly with us.

How much does it cost to fly empty legs?

The cost of an empty leg charter depends on the specific pairing. It is not uncommon to find empty leg charters priced at 80% or more below the retail booking rate. Take advantage of these incredible savings and unlock a world of luxury travel at a fraction of the cost. Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience the convenience and comfort of private jet travel while enjoying substantial discounts. Book your empty leg charter today and embark on an extraordinary journey with Odyssey Airways.

What are the different types of private jets available?

The most frequently requested private jet and air charter rentals encompass a range of options, including King Airs, Phenoms, Caravans, Citations, Gulfstreams, Challengers, and Hawkers. However, this list is by no means exhaustive. At Odyssey Airways, we offer a diverse selection of aircraft, and our team is delighted to present you with a wide array of options tailored to your specific needs. From luxurious to efficient, we have the perfect aircraft to elevate your travel experience. Contact us today to explore the full range of choices available to you.

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