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"This place is very special.
My mission was to find a place that exceeded the requirements of:
bone fishing sons, (I know ladies first but who do you think taught them to bonefish?),
3 beach loving/just starting to snorkel/water loving grandchildren (3,4,6),
Absolutely Amazing (and slightly spoiled) wife (just kidding... after many years of crappy motels she will not stay in anything less than a nice hotel with ample towels and good bedding, think top of Bellagio) and
terrific scuba diving/mom of the year daughter in law.
Abaco Palms worked, the beach is very safe, we let the kids run free. The bone fishing in the Marls with JR Albury and his brother Dee was epic, the snorkeling off the beach islands was perfect for the "littlest" and the ladies were very happy. The wine selection on islands was adequate, the rum cheap and the beer cold.
This is not a place for townies or party animals.
To be honest, it's really not a good idea for me to write this review.
But, after meeting Kathy and Gary and all the local folks I wanted to share this slice of heaven with some other grandpa who gets a similar challenge.
We chartered from Air Charters out of FLL and they were great, the only other advice is try to plan your meals and provision accordingly to save trips to town.
The ferry to Elbow Cay was great, you can get a ticket deal if you buy a 5 pack round trip. Get off the ferry at the first stop to see the 151 yr old lighthouse and they will let you back on to jump across to the main town. We happened upon The Hometown Harbor Hotel which was great as we were a little hot, the food was good, they allow visitors to use the pool, the beach view was epic and had cold beer!!!
If you have not been out of Nassau you have not been to the Bahamas, these are called the "family islands" and once you visit you will know why... man that delete key's looking BIG... send send quick"
Guest: papaDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 25, 2015
"From the moment we arrived we were blown away. The pictures did not do it justice. As a family of 7 adults the condo met all of our vacation needs. It was clean and the grounds were extremely well maintained, especially the pool. The owner was accommodating. But the beach was magnificent. The only problem was we wish we stayed longer."
Guest: Brickell K.Date of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: October 1, 2014
"We are a family of 11 that spent a week at Villa Tatutina. Three of us arrived by boat and were met by Willie, the grounds keeper, on the dock. We were expecting the Villa and grounds to be beautiful having seen all the pictures online, but were blown away with all the little details. Our 15 year old grandson was barely containing himself, he was so excited. Our tour began on the pier, where the little house there had everything you could possibly want for water skiing, including many various size life jackets. We went by the beautiful pool, with the waterfall and a basketball net, the outdoor kitchen, dining and lounge area. Willie pointed out the outside bath room and showed us where all the, beach towels, pool toys and floats were. Since we have a 4, 6 and 7 year old grandchildren, we were a little concerned about the bedrooms not being connected to the main gathering room but it turned out not to be a problem at all. Having the gathering room with its large lounge area, fully equipped kitchen, large dining room, powder room bath, and office allowed those who woke early or who stayed up late to watch tv, get something to eat, surf the net, watch a movie or just visit and play cards around the dining room table, without waking or bothering anyone else. There was plenty of room for us to spread out comfortably. All of the bedrooms were comfortable and beautiful. The upstairs kids bedroom was a big hit and one night the grands had a "sleep over" up there. We used this as a base of operations. We were diving 3 days and then would take day trips on our boat to other islands. Everyone really loved the pool and the basket ball net was a really great idea and was used a lot. We are already talking about a return stay!"
Guest: Terry K.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 20, 2015