Below you can find out some helpful info on playing poker on Paradise Island.
If you really would like to play poker and spend some time in a fascinating atmosphere you should definitely try and go to Paradise Island, in the Bahamas. If it happens that you should stay at home don’t worry you can choose from the best rakeback options.
1. How to get there
There are direct flights from London to Nassau from a reasonable price which is the easiest way to get there. However if you are not much of that person, instead of flying, you can also get to the Bahamas by boat as well. British Airways offers direct flights from London, however its prcing is rather high around $2,000. It is a cost-friendly way if you go from Frankfurt Germany, while you can go there around $650 – $700.
There are many opportunities to stay in Paradise Island. There are plenty of great hotels in Paradise Island the quality of the service and the pleasure of which surely meet the expectations. The most well-known hotels in Paradise Island are Grand Hyatt Baha Mar and Atlantis. The average price per night in such hotels starts around $300 – $350, however the more expensive suites can go up to around $2,500 per night.
3. Other activities worth to try
Everybody needs to get to the Bahamas and the Carribbean once in their life. It is the destination of fun. A boat ride on the Carribbean sea is an absolutely great pleasure having a wonderful view of the sea and the island. Moreover, the Carribbean also offers you a lot of options to pleasure. There are beautiful beaches and coasts in the island.
Furthermore you can go bone fishing, visit the Forts of Nassau or the Pirates Museum as well. It is a really good choice of having a great pleasure with your friends. In the case you would like to have some nice cigars you can jump out to Cuba which is 90 min far from the Bahamas by plane.
4. Cost of poker
Probably the most famous poker event in the Bahamas is the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA). The venue of the PCA series used to be the The Atlantis Paradise Island Resort & Casino except the year of 2004. It was continuously held in 15 consecutive year until 2019.
At PCA the buy-ins ranged from $330 up to the $25,000. The event with the most buzz was always the $10,300 Main Event that would draw hundreds of players. Therefore, the ultimate winner would usually take home 7-figures. Poker legend such as Gus Hansen has also claimed the PCA Main Event title.
Fortunately, PokerStars has officially confirmed that the PCA will go ahead from January 22–February 3, 2023. Moreover, PokerStars also confirmed the return of PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) which will go simultaneously with PCA from January 30–February 3 2023. The buy-in for the PSPC will be $25,000, mirroring that of the first instalment.
The Bahamas are pretty expensive not just in terms of poker but in terms of vacation as well. In terms of food and drinks, you should expect that there will be 20-25% higher prices compared to the prices in the US.
On average out of $600 per day you can make a quite good time playing poker in Bahamas. Needless to say that there are much more expensive places. To sum up the expenses of travel, accommodation and poker it will cost around $4,500 – 5,000 to stay and enjoy playing poker in Paradise Island for a weekend.