Located 468 miles southeast of Palm Beach, Mayaguana is the most southern and easterly island in the Bahamas. The unique thing about this island is that it has a tropical climate all year round. It inhabits only 308 persons in 3 different settlements most of whom are fisherman. During the NASA Mercury and Apollo programs, NASA built a 11,000′ runway and a missile tracking station. There is also a Mayaguana Aerospace Park and museum, a 25,000 acre Eco-Park complete with full modern tourism facility, a nursery and botanical garden, an experimental farm and miles of nature trails for hikers, bikers, canoeists, and other interested persons. Here you will find the largest flock of wild flamingos in the Bahamas.