Due to a rise in violent crime including armed robberies and sexual assaults, U.S. Department of State issued a level 2 travel advisory for the Bahamas. These crimes occurred in tourist areas during daylight.
There has been an increase in sexual assaults during activities involving commercial recreational watercraft. The US State Department prohibits U.S. government personnel to use jet-ski rentals on New Providence and Paradise Islands.
Use enhanced caution when traveling to the Bahamas