Half Moon Cay: Half Moon Cay is Holland America's private island, is located in the Bahamas, less than 100 miles southeast of Nassau. In order to preserve the setting's natural beauty, Half Moon Cay is built on just 45 of the island's 2,500 acres of rescent-shaped, white-sand beach. The island offers a variety of shore excursions, as well as a Food Pavilion and West Indies Village, an aquasports center, Club HAL playground, supervised swimming area, nine-mile stretch of beach, wild bird reserve, Bahamian-style chapel, and beach chairs. In 2003, Half Moon Cay won the Editor-in-Chief award for "Best Private Island" in the cruise industry from Porthole Cruise Magazine.
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