Hop on Balearia's Fast Ferry and take a 3-hour ride to the Bahamas. This short ride provides entertainment and duty-free shopping, while allowing you to maximize your island stay so you can explore all the island has to offer.

$279 per person

The MV Grand Celebration is an overnight cruise experience providing plenty of fun and activities for the entire family. Casinos, live music, variety shows and restaurants await.

$329 per person

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Island Seas Resort

Experience the fun, the sun, and the comfort of this beautiful resort.

Island Seas Resort


Situated around a beautiful courtyard right on the turquoise waters of Grand Bahama Island, Island Seas guest rooms are a vision in vacation elegance and luxury. Each fully-furnished one- or two-bedroom suite features tropical décor, a living room with a pull-out sleeper sofa, and a full kitchen. Balconies overlook the marina, courtyard, ocean front or ocean views. Guests have easy access to the resort’s on-site spa, a private white-sand beach, two gourmet restaurants, a coffee shop, a free-form pool, and our own fitness center.

Island Seas Luxury Suites


Resort Location

The Island Seas resort complex is located on Silver Point Beach, approximately one mile from Port Lucaya, with its shops, casino, and restaurants. Freeport International Airport is 4 miles away, and the International Cruise Ship Terminal is 8 miles away.

Resort Activities

The Island Seas Resort features two restaurants, a coffee shop, children's program, a beautiful beach, concierge desk, wi-fi, an exercise room, volleyball, horseshoes, hot tubs, a swimming pool with waterfall, and more! There is poolside restaurant and the sunsets on the beach are spectacular! Hourly and daily scooter and bike rentals are available on site.

Sightseeing

The activities desk can assist with any questions you may have or reservations needed. Island activities include water sports, fishing, golf, tennis, horseback riding, duty-free shopping and much more! Enjoy a dinner cruise or a beach party, see a native show, and much more. We can provide you with information on all that our island has to offer.

Complimentary Shuttle Service

To add to the comfort and convenience of your vacation, the resort provides a compli-mentary scheduled shuttle throughout the day to the shops, restaurants, and casino at Port Lucaya.

Island Seas Resort Gallery


Island Palm Marina Villas at Island Seas Resort

Enjoy a wonderful marina view right from your balcony and guest room.

Island Palm Marina Villas at Island Seas Resort


Island Palm Marina Villas at Island Seas Resort offers one- and two-bedroom condominium units. All units are fully-equipped villas, which include a full kitchen, a living room with queen sleeper sofa, and separate bedroom with queen bed. Unit features include televisions in the living room and bedroom, fully-equipped bathroom, and more. In addition to the two restaurants on property, there is a convenience store where you may purchase basic groceries and snacks, and there is also a grocery store at nearby Port Lucaya.

Luxury suites facing a marina and active waterway


Resort Location

Island Palm Marina Villas at Island Seas Resort is located on the yacht channel, across the street from Island Seas Resort and the beach. The resort complex is located on Silver Point Beach, approximately one mile from Port Lucaya, with its shops, casino, and restaurants. Freeport International Airport is 4 miles away, and the International Cruise Ship Terminal is 8 miles away.

Resort Activities

All guests have full privileges at the Island Seas Resort. Resort features include two restaurants, a coffee shop, children's program, a beautiful beach, concierge desk, wi-fi, an exercise room, volleyball, horseshoes, hot tubs, a swimming pool with waterfall, and more! There is poolside restaurant and the sunsets on the beach are spectacular! Hourly and daily scooter and bike rentals are available on site. Try Bahamian hair braiding at our Souvenir Boutique.

Sightseeing

The concierge desk can assist with any questions you may have or reservations needed. Island activities include water sports, fishing, golf, tennis, horseback riding, duty-free shopping and much more! Enjoy a dinner cruise or a beach party, see a native show, and much more. We can provide you with information on all that our island has to offer.

Complimentary Shuttle Service

To add to the comfort and convenience of your vacation, the resort provides a complimentary scheduled shuttle throughout the day to the shops, restaurants, and casino at Port Lucaya.

Island Palm Marina Villas Gallery


Grand Celebration

The MV Grand Celebration is both intimate and spacious at the same time.

Grand Celebration


The MV Grand Celebration sails from Palm Beach, Florida, every other day at 5pm. Enjoy overnight cabin accommodations aboard the ship, as well as meals and entertainment. The ship will arrive on Grand Bahama Island in the morning and will remain in port until 6pm. If you are staying aboard, you will have the day to shop, sightsee, scuba, snorkel, or golf. The ship's casino will remain open while in port for your enjoyment. Upon arrival in Freeport, you will disembark to your hotel accommodations, returning to the ship for the overnight return trip after your Bahamas hotel stay.

What is included on my Bahamas Celebration Cruise?


Admiralty Club

The mouth-watering options available with five-course dining and impeccable service makes it feel as if you and your guest(s) are the most special passengers on the cruise. Menu items such as Oyster Florentine, Angus Beef Carpaccio, Lobster and Shrimp Linguini and Peruvian Sea Bass are just a few delicious options on a very broad menu. While reservations are suggested, walk in when convenient for your schedule between 6:00 & 10:00pm. This restaurant has an additional cost of $20. Dress Code: Cruise Elegant: long pants, dressy jeans, collared shirt, no flip flops or sandals, jacket and tie optional.


Stellar Prime

Stellar Prime takes your palate on a fresh culinary adventure with dinner selections that include fresh seafood, chicken, steak and vegetarian options. Your meal includes an appetizer, salad, entrée, side and dessert all included as part of your cruise price. Select from two dinner seatings, 6:15 and 8:30pm. Reservations are required. Dress Code: Cruise Elegant: long pants, dressy jeans, collared shirt, no flip flops or sandals, jacket and tie optional.


Ocean View Buffet

The Ocean View Buffet offers a wide variety of casual dining options to satisfy your cravings for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This is where you will also find a great late night buffet filled with pizza, pasta dishes, sweet treats and so much more! This restaurant offers flex-dining, which means no dinner reservations needed.


State-of-the-Art Performance Center

The Legends Grand Theater allows 850 guests to enjoy an amazing variety of Las Vegas Review spectacular nightly shows and regularly scheduled big name band concerts. The sun may go down but the activities do not.


8 Bars and Lounges

Whether you want a Bloody Mary to start your morning, a frozen favorite to cool down, or a glass of wine before dinner; Grand Celebration offers an extensive selection of popular wine and spirits for you to enjoy at the bars and lounges.


2 Pools and 3 Jacuzzis

Listen to live music as you soak up the sun or unwind in the shade on our pool deck with five pools and jacuzzis including a kid’s pool with water slides and a play area


Par-A-Dice Casino

Take Lady Luck for a spin at Las Vegas style Par-A-Dice casino, offering a variety of slot machines and traditional table games such as black jack and poker and some not found in most land casinos such as roulette and craps.


Kids Activities & Clubs

Your children will love the complimentary interactive kids program that includes supervision at all times. Grand Celebration offers a variety of kid friendly activities in addition to the 5 pools and jacuzzis, water-slide, live shows and kid-friendly dining options to make sure that every member of your family has the most memorable and enjoyable vacation.


Spa

With affordable priced spa treatments you can renew your mind and body with premium therapeutics services, such as massages, aromatherapy, and reflexology. For the ultimate stress relief, try the large steam room or sauna.


Ship Sailing Schedule 2015

(is subject to change)
Every other day from Palm Beach, FL

Depart Port Palm Beach, FL

Arrive Freeport, Grand Bahamas Island

6:00pm

8:00am

Depart Freeport, Grand Bahamas Island

Arrive Port of Palm Beach, FL

6:00pm

7:00am

Luxury Cruise Service from West Palm Beach, Florida

  • Departure: West Palm Beach, FL at 6:00pm (must check-in by 4:30pm)
  • Includes overnight stay aboard ship with cabin & gourmet dinner
  • Arrival: Grand Bahama Island at 8:00am (next day)
  • Departure: Grand Bahama Island at 6:00pm (must check-in by 4:30pm)
  • Includes overnight stay aboard ship with cabin & gourmet dinner
  • Arrival: West Palm Beach, FL at 7:00am (next day)

Cruise departs West Palm Beach Every Other Day As Follows:

  • January Odd Days
  • February Odd Days
  • March Odd Days
  • April Odd Days
  • May Even Days
  • June Odd Days
  • July Odd Days
  • August Odd Days
  • September Odd Days
  • October Odd Days
  • November Even Days
  • December Even Days

Do not purchase airline tickets or leave for your vacation without written confirmation of your trip from ASI Travel Direct.

You will need to be at the pier at least 1.5 hours prior to departure.

Your identification is very important. As of June 1, 2009, ALL U.S. travelers 16 years of age or older will need a passport. Under age 16 a passport or a certified true copy birth certificate is needed - no photocopies - no exceptions. All others call Customs and Immigrations. Passengers denied boarding due to insufficient identification will not be refunded.

Shared custody children or child traveling without legal guardian a responsible adult must have written notarized permission from shared custody or legal guardian to allow child to enter Bahamas for the travel period requested and the child's certified true copy birth certificate. If previous spouse is deceased, a copy of the death certificate is required.

Bahamas Celebration Cruise Gallery


Balearia Bahamas Express

Fast Ferry service out of Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Balearia Bahamas Express


Want to get to the Bahamas ASAP? Balearia Bahamas Express is a 3-hour fast ferry that sails daily from Ft. Lauderdale at 6am and returns from Grand Bahamas Island at 10:00pm

What is on the Fast Ferry?


Self-service buffet & a la carte restaurant

The self-service buffet and a la carte restaurant will fill your palette.


Bar service and Casino

Full-bar service with a wide variety of products to choose from. Play the slot machines in the Casino area.


Shop

The ship has a duty-free shop with gifts, cosmetics, perfumes, candies, and much more.


Ship Sailing Schedule 2015

(is subject to change)
Every day from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Excluding Wednesday

Depart Port Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Arrive Freeport, Grand Bahamas Island

8:00am

11:00am

Depart Freeport, Grand Bahamas Island

Arrive Port of Ft. Lauderdale, FL

6:30pm

10:30pm

Fast Ferry Service from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

  • Departure: Ft. Lauderdale, FL (must check-in by 6:00am)
  • Arrival: Grand Bahama Island at 11:00am
  • Departure: Grand Bahama Island (must check-in by 4:00pm)
  • Arrival: Ft. Lauderdale, FL at 10:00pm

Cruise departs Ft. Lauderdale Every Day Except Wednesday:

Do not purchase airline tickets or leave for your vacation without written confirmation of your trip from ASI Travel Direct.

You will need to be at the pier at least 1.5 hours prior to departure.

Your identification is very important. As of June 1, 2009, ALL U.S. travelers 16 years of age or older will need a passport. Under age 16 a passport or a certified true copy birth certificate is needed - no photocopies - no exceptions. All others call Customs and Immigrations. Passengers denied boarding due to insufficient identification will not be refunded.

Shared custody children or child traveling without legal guardian a responsible adult must have written notarized permission from shared custody or legal guardian to allow child to enter Bahamas for the travel period requested and the child's certified true copy birth certificate. If previous spouse is deceased, a copy of the death certificate is required.

Balearia Fast Ferry Gallery


Frequently Asked Questions

If you don't see an answer for your question feel free to give us a call at 1-800-801-6884.

  • US citizens will need a valid passport, a valid passport card, or other documentation approved by Homeland Security.
  • Foreign citizens will need a passport, plus any other documentation mandated by the US or Bahamian governments.
Apply for a US passport
Of course. You will have a travel coordinator assigned to you. Your coordinator is there to answer all questions regarding your trip and make your vacation pleasant and relaxing.
No. Pets are not permitted.
Yes. Extra guests may be added for an additional fee. Cruise fees for additional passengers vary by age & cabin requirements. Please call for current pricing.
Yes. The Resort has a complimentary shuttle going to and from the marketplace and casino throughout the day.
No. All charges are disclosed in the Terms and Conditions of the offer. You do not pay the balance until you set your travel date. The Bahamian Resort Tax is paid at check in at the resort. Gratuities of $12.00 per guest will be added to your onboard account for each night aboard the cruise ship.
The US dollar and the Bahamian dollar are at par (equal value). US currency is accepted throughout the Bahamas. There are ATM machines, and credit cards and Travelers Cheques are widely accepted.
Yes. Electricity is the same as in the U.S. Check with your cellular provider to make sure that your cell phone will work. Also, phone cards are readily available.

Our Address

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3 Sunshine Blvd.
Ormond Beach , FL 32174
P: 1-800-801-6884

About us

ASI Travel Direct is a travel service company specializing in providing discounted vacations to Grand Bahamas Island. ASI Travel Direct has been in the travel industry for over 26 years and continues to develop discount travel programs for you, the consumer. Our vacations provide travelers with a rare combination of value and flexibility.

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