- – the capital, whose sprawl takes up most of the eastern side of the island
- – small village
New Providence is only 21 miles long and 7 miles wide. Paradise Island, just north, is linked to New Providence by two bridges.
Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS), covered in Nassau, is located on the western side of the island.
Bacardi Distilleryphone: +1 242-362-1412address: 1000 Bacardi DriveEstablished in 1962, this distillery produces most of the rum sold on the island. The free tour take about half an hour, after which you get a chance to sample some free cocktails and, of course, buy lots of cheap rum at their gift shop. Tours may be cancelled if less than 10 people show up, so call ahead. As of 2008 the Bacardi Distillery had closed however a Bacardi gift shop is located just off parliament square.
Stuart Cove's Aqua AdventuresOn the southern part of the island, they run diving and snorkeling tours, including some with sharks.
There are numerous stray dogs that are called "potcakes" by locals. Don't feed them or make contact with them. Also, as in any tourist destination, watch out for pickpockets.