Who We Are

For two decades, Atlantis, Paradise Island has re-shaped both the physical and economic horizons of Paradise Island and The Bahamas.   Since first opening in December 1994, over 50,000 Bahamians have been directly or indirectly employed by Atlantis, each contributing to our success.  Atlantis is truly an experience like no other, creating memories for a lifetime – for our guests and employees alike.

Atlantis is a unique, ocean-themed destination known the world over.  Offering luxurious accommodations, beautiful beaches and pools, amazing water attractions, marine life exhibits, marine mammal education and interaction programs, a one-of-a-kind water park, a world class casino, a championship golf course, a mega-yacht marina, celebrity chef restaurants, a shopping village, and a variety of guest activities and experiences that can be found only here – Atlantis continuously redefines the travel landscape.

It’s no wonder Atlantis is the vacation choice of many celebrities, the home of premiere events in golf and college basketball, the concert stage for the today’s top artists, and the backdrop for Hollywood movie and TV productions.  Atlantis is a staple in popular culture and one of the best known brands in the world.  More than hotels on a beach, more than a mega-resort, Atlantis is truly a destination like no other.


Our History

May 1994: Sol Kerzner purchases a languishing Resorts International on Paradise Island from entertainer Merv Griffin and begins one of the fastest major construction projects in the resort industry.

December 1994: Atlantis opens, a totally transformed 1,147-room resort, inspired by an amazing legend. With a 14-acre waterscape of swimming pools, waterfalls, a lazy river ride, and six exhibit lagoons including a clear underwater tunnel in a shark habitat. Atlantis begins to redefine tourism in The Bahamas and beyond.


2013 TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice – Top 25 Water Parks
2013 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels Awards
2013 Celebrated Living Platinum Hotels – #1 Caribbean hotel
2012 World Travel Awards Caribbean’s Leading Casino Resort
2012 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice – Atlantic Ocean
2012 Travel + Leisure World’s Best – Top Family Hotel, The Bahamas
2012 Readers’ Choice – Favorite Caribbean Attractions
2012 Gogobot Travelers’ Favorite Award – Best Hotels in the World
2012 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Award – “Fun for All Ages”
2012 Expedia Insiders’ Select™ hotel
2012 Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice Award – Top Resort Worldwide
2011 Caribbean Travel + Life Best of the Caribbean Readers’ Choice
2011 Centurion Magazine Readers’ Choice – Family-Friendly Hotel
2010 Travel Channel World’s Best Caribbean Resorts
2013 Condé Nast Traveler Top 270 Spas – Top 25 Spas in the Atlantic
2012 SpaFinder Readers’ Choice – Best for Families
2011 Spa Magazine Silver Sage Reader’s Choice Award
2012 Meetings & Conventions Gold Key, Gold Platter, Gold Tee Award
2012 Incentive Magazine Platinum Partner Award
2012 Meetings South Best of the South Award– Caribbean Islands
2011 Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award – Bahamas
2011 Corporate & Incentive Travel  Award of Excellence
2011 Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award
2010 Meeting Service Excellence Paragon Award
2005 World Travel Awards Caribbean’s Leading Conference Hotel
2011 Casino Player Best of Gaming – “Best Caribbean Casino”
2007 Caribbean Travel + Life Best of the Caribbean Readers’ Choice
2004 Vacation Ownership WORLD Magazine – “Top 10 Casinos”
2012 Condé Nast Traveler Top 121 Golf Resorts– “Top 20 Foreign”
2011 Golf Digest Ranking – “The 75 Best Golf Resorts”
2012 Travelzoo Tzoo Awards – “Leading Provider of Hotel Deals”
2011 HSMAI Adrian Best of Show Award – CRUSH
2010 Hospitality Design Interior Design Award – AKA
2005 Food & Wine “#3 Best New Resort for the Food-Obsessed”


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