Above: Beach and overwater spa at Kamalame Cay on Andros, Bahamas

On the 15-minute flight from Nassau to Andros, you pass over an enigmatic stretch of sea known as the Tongue of the Ocean, which even from a few thousand feet in the air seems to be an unusually profound shade of blue. Over a mile deep, this famous trench helps to account for the extraordinary fertility of the region’s marine life, which attracts scuba divers and fishermen from all over the world.

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Above: Beach and overwater spa at Kamalame Cay on Andros, Bahamas

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