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Recent Bahamas reviews

  • Spring Break Vacation

    "This is our second stay in Sam's Cottage. Great location, great amenities, great hosts (Paul and Sharyn). Convenient to everything Hopetown has to offer and then some."
    Guest: Tim P. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 11, 2014
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  • Paradise found

    "Stressed? Need to get away-from-it-all? Then Seaturtle Treehouse on Green Turtle Cay is the place for you to relax, unwind and nourish your soul. The owners, Susan and Tim were great. They answered all of our questions, emailed during our stay and really helped us out when there was a bit of confusion on our part about logistics. The property managers, Michael and Jennifer of Abaco Breeze Properties could not have been more helpful. They met us at the ferry dock to take us to the property and became our friends on the island. The treehouse is located in a serene and private setting on the calm Sea of Abaco. Metal and wood beams and glass walls provide architectural interest to this handsome two story octagonal structure. The living area is on the upper level with fantastic views and access to the wrap around deck from every room. The home is very clean, tastefully decorated and equipped with high-quality linens. The recently remodeled kitchen is beautiful and equipped with everything you need for your stay. We appreciated the games, books and DVDs and had a blast without tv. The screened-in lower level, with chaise lounges, swing chairs and a bonus dining area, is the perfect place to bring-on your zen, whatever that might be for you. The walkway leads to a shared dock on the sea. Overnight rental boat mooring and fishing is not permitted, but it was great to be able to swim and snorkel right from the dock. We have traveled a lot and are now spoiled by GTC. The island is undeveloped and naturally beautiful. Snorkling was fantastic. But above all else, the people were so warm. We especially enjoyed the food and friendly staff McIntosh's restaurant - we thought the food portions and quality were better than served at a local fancy-schmancy restaurant. Sunset marine boat rental family and staff could not have been nicer. Kool Karts golf cart rental folks were great. We found our paradise!!"
    Guest: Marie & Lee Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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  • Great Relaxing Getaway in Eleuthera

    "A few weeks ago my wife and I had the pleasure of staying at this great Eleuthera getaway. Most everyone knows how stunningly beautiful the water is in the Bahamas but when you combine that with a well appointed and comfortable home you are in for a special treat. Whether you are active or just want to relax there is plenty to satisfy one's desires. My wife loves shelling and found numerous sand dollars and starfish in the shallow beach water in front of the house. A stay here must be accompanied by a visit to the fabulous new resort nearby called "The Cove", as well as, a brief water taxi ride to Harbor Island famous for it's pink sand beach and great shopping. It doesn't get much better after a fun filled day than sitting out on the large patio with your favorite refreshment looking out over the incredible blue waters of the Caribbean watching the most beautiful sunset you'll ever see. We highly recommend this relaxing getaway for it's comfort, beauty and solitude."
    Guest: Cita Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 9, 2014
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  • The most amazing vacation you'll ever have!

    "This was the second time that my husband and I have stayed at Villa Sylphide . This year, we stayed for two weeks ( Dec 21-Jan3) It is the most amazing place. We met other people on the road close by and even their reaction was " You guys are staying at THAT place? Wow! Its the best house on the road!" If I could give this house 10 out of 5 stars I would. Brian is the owner and he is amazing. Anne , the property manager, is one of the nicest people I have ever spoken with over the phone. The house is immaculate and has everything that you would need for you time away from home. Actually...my husband and I refer to this house as "home" because its our dream house. The villa is located right on the water on a quiet secluded road close to Palmetto Point. The locals are amazing and so welcoming. the beach is beautiful and it is rare to even run into another person while you are there. Please don't pass up the opportunity to stay here...book now!"
    Guest: Dayna C. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 5, 2015
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Cat Island Travel Tips

Getting to Cat Island Vacation Rentals

Cat Island is the sixth largest island in the Bahamas. It is located just southeast of Eleuthera Island and approximately 130 miles from Nassau. To get to Cat Island, you will need to travel via Nassau. There are daily connections from Miami, Atlanta and most major hubs in North America. To get from Nassau to Cat Island, you can get one of the domestic flights that operate five times a week. Depending on the day of your arrival, you may need to stay overnight in Nassau either on your outbound or inbound journey. Because of its distance from the other islands in the Bahamas, there are no scheduled ferry or boat services to Cat Island. There are many air charter companies in the Bahamas and they will provide you with flights whenever you require them, depending on favorable weather conditions.

Cat Island Travel Seasons

Located just off the Tropic of Capricorn, Cat Island enjoys a warm tropical climate. There is little difference in the temperature ranges between summer and winter. Winter though tends to be a little less rainy and humid. The months of November through May are therefore a popular time of year to visit. The days and nights are still blissfully warm without being stiflingly hot and humid. Unfortunately, Cat Island is on the far Atlantic side of the Caribbean and therefore exposed to tropical storms that occur in the late summer months. Hurricanes can occur any time between June and October so if you plan to travel during this time of year, you must be aware of weather warnings and travel advisories.

Things to Do near Cat Island Resorts

One of Cat Island’s greatest attractions is its beautiful beaches. The soft pink sands stretch for miles along the coastline. There are small secluded coves that provide private picnic and snorkeling spots dotted all along the coast. Take a leisurely stroll along the beachfront or spend the day working on your tan. Even in season, the beaches are rarely overcrowded so you can enjoy the tropical without too much disruption. Some beaches are used and maintained by private resorts. A few of the more popular public beaches are New Bight Beach, Fountain Bay Beach and Fernandez Bay Village Beach.

Scuba divers can sign up for dives at one of the many professional dive centers on Cat Island. When the weather is good, there are daily charters that head out to the reefs. If you prefer to snorkel, you can join up with one of the cruise excursions that head out to the reefs to see the marine life.

Cat Island is famous as being the childhood home of Sir Sidney Portier. His old home is located in South Bight and can be visited. The Mt. Alvernia Hermitage is a monastery located on the island’s highest point. It was built in the early 1900s and has a series of hand-carved stone steps leading up to it.

Visitors to Bahamas Vacation Rentals on Cat Island

Cat Island is often referred to as one of the Bahamas best kept secrets. The island is by far one of the least developed in the Bahamas and has therefore retained much of its natural beauty. The island is approximately 48 miles long and four miles wide. It is also home to the highest point in the Bahamas. Mount Alvernia is a meager 206 feet above sea level. It the perfect place to stay if you are looking for a quiet and restful vacation. Of course, there are loads of outdoor activities and beautiful pink sand beaches on the island. Visitors can explore the rolling hills and nature trails and amble along the beautiful beaches. Scuba diving enthusiasts are attracted by the colorful reefs, great diving conditions and abundance of marine life.

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