The thing about bringing kids to Caribbean islands is that it's
tough to show off the culture when you're basking in the attentive
service and pampering that comes with a tropic adventure at a high
At the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort, a beautiful property with
three swimming pools, an extensive kids club program, a wide
stretch of pristine beach and optional meal plan, there's no reason
to ever leave the property. So the resort brings Bahamian culture
to you via its Fireside Storytelling presentation.
The show includes a few Bahamian songs, pounding music that
echoes in your soul, a high energy dance performance and enough
audience participation to embarrass a teenager. Sadly, threatening
skies drove the event indoors. It was nice, but definitely lost
something in the transition from a beach setting under the stars,
complete with a bonfire, tiki torches, junaknoo dancers and
Still, if you find yourself at the resort on a night when the
storytelling event is scheduled, take the kids and go. They
shouldn't go all the way to the Bahamas without getting at least a
touch of Bahamian culture.
Cindy Richards is the mom of two who gets her muse from traveling the world, usually with kids in tow. She also writes for TravelingMom.com, where she also serves as editor.
See more of Cindy's stories here.
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