New Providence is one of the main Islands of the Bahamas. Its smaller sister island, Paradise Island, is well-known as the home of Atlantis, a hotel and fantasy park that boasts one of the world's largest open aquariums. Nassau, the nation's capital, is also the host to most of the Caribbean cruise ships. Up to 5 can dock at any one time dispensing their passengers into the down-town area to shop and take advantage of the local attractions.