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Beachwatch: Best Beach, Best Location, Best Oceanfront Value

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Last updated: 12/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Great Guana Cay house description

Beachwatch is a spacious 3 Bedroom 2 Bath oceanfront home directly on the best section of Guana Cay’s famous 5 mile beach. It is situated on a large 1 acre lot at the northwest corner of the Guana settlement, within easy walking distance of Nippers, Grabbers, the ferry dock, grocery store, and the liquor store. We have all the amenities of the other three bedroom oceanfront homes with a better location, and the best beach.

For those not familiar with Guana Cay, it is a barrier island located off of the main island of Abaco in the northeast Bahamas. It is accessed via a 35 minute ferry ride from Marsh Harbor, the third largest city in the Bahamas. Guana is a quiet, out of the way island with a fabulous 5 mile long white sand beach. It does have some nightlife in the form of three beachfront bars/restaurants, the most famous of which is Nippers. If you are looking for casinos, water parks, jets skis, etc, Guana is not for you. If you want quiet, relaxed, secluded beach time and great snorkeling or diving, Guana is for you.

For those familiar with Guana Cay, all you need to know is that Beachwatch is located on the beach about ¼ mile northwest of Nippers.

From the deck on top of the house, one can see far out into the Atlantic Ocean to the northeast, and all the way across the Sea of Abaco to Marsh Harbor to the southwest.

On the ocean side of the house, there is a large sundeck for relaxing and an outdoor table that seats 8 people. A walkway leads down to the white sugar sand beach, with a reef offshore a few hundred feet that offers excellent snorkeling.

The house is fully equipped with a gourmet kitchen, dishwasher, front loading washer/dryer, huge gas grill, full AC, ceiling fans, local and US telephone, free DSL internet, etc.

Beachwatch has all the amenities that you would expect in a deluxe rental, including a 26 KW auto start generator for the power outages that the Abacos are famous for.

Once you stay at Beachwatch, we think that you will agree that it is the best oceanfront rental value on Guana Cay


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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1720 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                small non shedding pets may be allowed on an individiaual basis....moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Auto start 26 Kw generator will run entire house during pwoer outages.

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    large collection of paperback novels...moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    HD with local Florida stations...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    HD 40' flatscreen LCD...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Boogie boards and inflateable water toys...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                      • Restaurants

                      Local Services & Businesses

                          • Groceries

                          Leisure Activities

                          • Beachcombing
                          • Boating
                          • Shelling
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Walking

                          Location Type

                          • Beachfront:

                            Property extends down to high water mark on stunning white sand beach...moreless

                          • Oceanfront

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Cycling
                          • Deepsea Fishing
                          • Fishing
                          • Golf
                          • Kayaking
                          • Sailing
                          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                          • Snorkeling
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Sound/Bay Fishing
                          • Surf Fishing
                          • Surfing
                          • Swimming
                          • Tennis

                          Dining

                          • Child's Highchair
                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 8 people

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning:

                            Central unit in main area and master BR, window units in other bedrooms...moreless

                          • Broadband Access:

                            DSL...moreless

                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Free Long Distance:

                            US VOIP phone (area code 512) with free calls to the US and Canada...moreless

                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Internet:

                            DSL internet with wireless router...moreless

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided:

                            Beach towels are provided as well...moreless

                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Telephone:

                            (2) Local Bahamas phone VOIP US phone...moreless

                          • Washing Machine:

                            Front loading high efficiency...moreless

                          • Wireless Internet

                          Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils:

                            serving set for 36...moreless

                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items:

                            Blender and Cuisinart Food Processer...moreless

                          • Refrigerator:

                            icemaker...moreless

                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Porch / Veranda:

                            screen porch with table on street side....moreless

                          Payment Type

                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional
                               

                              Reviews

                              Write a review 4.8
                              from 11 traveler reviews
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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Christmas
                              Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              $3,500
                              Winter
                              Jan 5 - Feb 28, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              $450
                              $2,500 $9,000
                              Summer
                              Mar 1 - Aug 16, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              $500
                              $3,000 $9,000
                              My Standard Rate
                              4 night min stay

                              $3,000 $9,000
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                              • Taxes Not included

                              Notes:

                              Discounts available for rentals of two weeks or more. Rates are subject to change until booked.


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                              Last updated: 12/08/2014
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                              Location

                              15 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Marsh Harbor, Abacos
                              0.25 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Nippers
                              0.25 Miles
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Government Dock
                              1 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Orchid Bay Marina
                              0.04 Miles
                              Nearest Beach
                              5 mile white sand beach

                              Car: Not Necessary

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2004

                              About the owner: This property is owned by Guana Batik, Ltd.

                              Why the Owner Chose Great Guana Cay:
                              The Abacos are only 165 miles east of West Palm Beach, Florida. So getting there is fairly easy compared to locations further south such as the Virgin Islands. Until recently, it was occupied mostly by British Loyalists, who practiced fishing and boat building. The island is very laid back and friendly.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              Well, first there is the great beach in front of the house. Just sunbathing on the beach reading your favorite book is very enjoyable. Then there is a nice snorkeling reef between Beachwatch and Nippers. Dive Guana will take you to some very nice dive sites in the general vicinity. If you like to sail, the Sea of Abaco is a nice place to do so, and sailboat rentals are available in Marsh Harbor. You can also rent a powerboat at Dive Guana and explore the whole Sea of Abaco (Man O War, Elbow Cay, etc.) on your own.


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                              Speaks: english

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                              Photos

                              • Beachwatch from the ocean side

                                Beachwatch from the ocean side

                              • Beach looking southeast from house - Nippers is the building next to the rocks

                                Beach looking southeast from house - Nippers is the building next to the rocks

                              • Deck on the Ocean side has table for 8 plus plenty of room for sunbathing

                                Deck on the Ocean side has table for 8 plus plenty of room for sunbathing

                              • This is one of the reefs on the ocean side of Guana Cay

                                This is one of the reefs on the ocean side of Guana Cay

                              • Relax in this hammock in the back yard

                                Relax in this hammock in the back yard

                              • One half of the spacious living room

                                One half of the spacious living room

                              • Large kitchen equiped for gormet cooks

                                Large kitchen equiped for gormet cooks

                              • Master bedroom with view of the ocean

                                Master bedroom with view of the ocean

                              • Bananas in the front yard, papayas in the back yard, this is tropical

                                Bananas in the front yard, papayas in the back yard, this is tropical

                              • This ramp gives handicap access.  Also nice for bringing in suitcases.

                                This ramp gives handicap access. Also nice for bringing in suitcases.

                              • If you ask nice, they will let you drive the ferry boat

                                If you ask nice, they will let you drive the ferry boat

                              • Put yourself in these chairs - directly in front of the house

                                Put yourself in these chairs - directly in front of the house

                              • Typical sunset from the rooftop deck

                                Typical sunset from the rooftop deck

                              • Our grandkids enjoying the beach in front of the house

                                Our grandkids enjoying the beach in front of the house

                              • Beach looking northwest towards Dolphin Beach Estates

                                Beach looking northwest towards Dolphin Beach Estates

                              • Stairway to the beach - looks like this guy thinks it is his beach

                                Stairway to the beach - looks like this guy thinks it is his beach

                              • The other half of the living room.

                                The other half of the living room.

                              • Dining room table seats 8

                                Dining room table seats 8

                              • Bedroom number 2

                                Bedroom number 2

                              • Bunk Bedroom

                                Bunk Bedroom

                              • Bathroom #2 - fairly spacious by Bahamas standards.

                                Bathroom #2 - fairly spacious by Bahamas standards.

                              VRBO #340205

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                              This listing was first published here in 2011.

                              Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                              $429 - $500 per night (USD)
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                              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

                              View calendar: Updated 12/08/14
                              Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                              Member since: 2011
                              Speaks: english
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                              • Response rate: 90%
                              • Calendar last updated: 12/08/2014
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