Why do scuba divers love the Bahamas? Home to sharks of nearly every stripe, colorful reefs, intact wrecks and a keen devotion to laid-back living, it’s no wonder the Bahamas is a go-to vacation spot for North Americans. Do these 3,000 islands and cays that lie scattered at the convergence of the Atlantic and Caribbean have it all? As divers and general lovers of the tropical good life, we say these islands come pretty darn close to scoring a perfect 10. From the electrifying shark-feeding dives of Nassau and Grand Bahama to the lost-in-time allure of the Out Islands, here are 20 reasons to love the Bahamas.