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The Abacos

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The Abaco

Often referred to as Abaco, this cluster of islands, islets, and rocky outcrops forms an archipelago that stretches for more than 100 miles, from Walker’s Cay in the northeast Bahamas, all the way down to Hole in the Wall in the southwest. It is the second largest grouping of islands in the Bahamas. Abaco, aside from being the most affluent and most-visited of the Out Islands, is also the most developed. Marsh Harbour, its capital city, is the third largest city in the Bahamas.

But, with more than 650 square miles of almost deserted land and a total population of around 11,000, Abaco is hardly a bustling metropolis. Still, there’s plenty to see and do and the available amenities are, for the most part, modern.

Last updated August 31, 2012
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