Now, if you really want go somewhere, a fifty mile hop across the open ocean and you will be in another country, Bimini, the Bahamas. Please be advised that this island lies across a deep channel with rough waters. Therefore this trip is best for experienced boaters . Bimini has long been famous for fishing, powder sand beaches, and turquoise blue waters full of tropical fish. There is a lot to explore, but tread carefully, because side by side with people, houses, resorts, and restaurants, these little islands are also home to lots of wildlife, especially baby ones. Lemon sharks and rays have their nursey in the lagoon. Myriad birds including terns, herons, and the rare white crowned pigeons nest here among the mangroves. Walk the beach and collect some amazing sea shells. You might even find a group of friendly dolphins to swim with. During the amazing sunsets, some people claim to have seen the legendary green flash. Quietly reflect upon the beauty, or take a leisurely stroll through Alice town, where you will find a cozy collection of small shops, bars, and family owned restaurants where you can enjoy local sea food delicacies. Relax a world away yet so close to Miami.