Also called the “sleeping beauty,” Rum Cay is known as the best-kept secret of the Bahamas. Historical ruins, brightly colored coral reefs, endless white sandy beaches and surf that would entice the masses, Rum Cay is a must see. Home to some of the largest abundance of marine life in the Bahamas, fisherman and divers from all over the world come to Rum Cay to experience the raw beauty this island has to offer. Originally inhabited by the Arawak Indians who fled in the 16th century after the arrival of Columbus, Rum Cay remains a rich part of Bahamian history with Arawak drawings still visible in the Hartford Cave and various bowls and utensils found still intact. Rum Cay’s main settlement, Port Nelson, is the only inhabited settlement on the island. The island’s residents warmly welcome all seafarers and other visitors with open arms. Experience the true Bahamian culture by visiting Rum Cay.