The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure takes place each year at the Atlantis Resort and Casino situated on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. Atlantis is one of the world's most exclusive and luxurious hotels and has everything you need to make your PCA stay one to remember.
Operating from the resort’s lagoons and pool decks, Blue Adventures is on hand to organize a full range of water sports, toys and snorkelling equipment, as well as scuba and snorkelling lessons and excursions. You can hire aqua bikes, kayaks, water hammocks and even personal submarines to explore Atlantis’ lagoons and reefs at your leisure. Everything is provided for you by Blue Adventures attentive staff.
Aquaventure is Atlantis’ on-site water park, a one-of-a-kind 141-acre waterscape with complimentary admission for over-night guests at Atlantis. This non-stop aquatic thrill ride features over twenty million gallons of water, incredible Atlantean-themed towers, thrilling high-speed water slides, a mile-long river ride with rolling rapids and wave surges, 20 swimming areas, a spectacular kids water-play fort and 11 unique and refreshing swimming pools.
The Dolphin habitat at Atlantis is an extraordinary environment with 14 acres, 6.6 million gallons of crystal clear seawater and a pod of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. Dolphin Cay is one of the largest and most sophisticated marine habitats and dolphin rescue-rehabilitation facilities in the world offering you the chance to experience an unforgettable encounter with these remarkable animals. Choose from either shallow or deep water encounters for a dolphin experience that will be the highlight of any trip.
Atlantis’ famous shark habitat features state-of-the-art clear glass helmets, explorers can walk on the floor of the Mayan Temple shark enclosure and come face to face with its occupants. Non-swimmers are welcome, and expert guides will accompany you on this once-in-a-lifetime experience as you walk with the sharks.
As well as the shark and dolphin environments, Atlantis’ other marine habitats house more than 50,000 aquatic animals representing over 250 marine species. These include The Dig, a series of large aquariums situated beneath the lobby of the Royal Towers, is the world’s largest open-air marine habitat, housing an incredible display of wildlife. The Predator Lagoon is also a must see including sharks, barracudas, rays, and giant. Guests can come face to face with the awesome predators as they walk through the 100-foot clear underwater tunnel submerged in the lagoon.
Golf is perfect for downtime away from the tournaments and you won’t be disappointed with the facilities at Atlantis. The Ocean Club is an 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course that stretches over 7,100 yards. With beautiful seaside green and tee settings this breath-taking course has something for everyone.
Atlantis has a variety of charter fishing boats available and they are the perfect way to get out on the water and pit your wits against the Caribbean’s game fish. Even if you don’t fancy fishing, a luxury boat charter is fantastic way to explore the natural beauty of the Bahamas. The captains have excellent local knowledge, there are a range of trips available and advanced booking is recommended.
As you would expect from a resort that boasts the Caribbean’s finest attractions and activities, the entertainment options are unsurpassed. You can dance the night away at Aura, Atlantis’ 9,000 sq ft nightclub that is operated by PURE Management, other options include Jokers Wild Comedy Club, and the Atlantis Theatre cinema which screens the latest Hollywood blockbusters.
Mandara Spa Atlantis brings together ancient Balinese healing touches, traditional European therapies and natural elements indigenous to The Bahamas. “Taking of the Waters “offers warm and cold plunge pools as well as steam and sauna rooms in both the women and men's private lounge areas. Additionally, couples can enjoy the Couple’s Spa Suite and the women's area includes a relaxing aromatherapy room while the men can indulge in exclusive "Time for Men" barber services or watch the plasma TV in their lounge room. Treatments include numerous massages and facials and there is also an onsite hair salon.
The Atlantis Fitness Center has everything you need to stay in shape while away from the poker tables, including the latest cardio and strength training equipment, free weights, studios for spinning, yoga and Pilates classes, a l4-land, 25m lap pool and a wellness area.
Atlantis has a great tennis centre located a short walk (10 minutes) from Royal Towers. There are six courts and you can also rent rackets and buy balls and tennis clothing. You can also book classes with the resident Tennis Pro.