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Recent Exuma reviews

  • A wonderful holiday in Paradise

    "Our multi generation family has recently returned from holidaying in beautiful Exuma. We have rented world wide and staying at Mermaid House was one of our best experiences. The pictures do not do it justice..The house is situated on the best part of Tar Bay. Fabulous white sand with not a stone to be found on the ocean floor. Gorgeous sunrises from the deck (or your bed if you have one of the two front bedrooms. )Kitchen has enough cutlery/dishes/glasses for the entire island. There is Apple Tv, DVD's and Wii to play. (our 5 yr old grandson had to bowl every night before dinner!). The Annex is newer and is clean and bright (altho no ocean views). The top deck provides gorgeous views (at this time of yr best at sunset as too hot during the day!). The teak outside furniture is plentiful on the deck and there are loungers and beach chairs for the beach. Tons of beach toys for kids (as well kiddie bed/high chairs/pottie if needed). A highlight for our family was the outdoor shower. Never used the indoor! Jeniece is there to help with any needs and local stores have more than enough supplies. We enjoyed Prime Island Meats which is 4 mins down the road and will take Credit card with no surcharge. But it is the water...that glorious blue water and the miles of beach to walk which is the main draw. Go to Exuma and enjoy Mermaid House. You won't be disappointed"
    Guest: wendi v. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 21, 2015
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  • It really doesn't get any better!

    "We had the privilege of staying at Jericho House for the second time. We are already scheming about how we can get back there ASAP! About the house: The house itself has everything. It's very clean, amply supplied with water, towels, etc. The kitchen has a blender, microwave, dishes, pots, pans, spices, - everything needed to cook your own food. The beds are comfy. There's in room air conditioning (we didn't use them much - preferring to open the window and fall asleep to the sound of gentle waves) There's cable TV and Wife for a media fix. And the two screen doors are fantastic - we had them open all day long to let the breeze blow through the place. The surroundings: The real charm of Jericho house, at least for us, is the incredible thing that happens when you walk through the front door. You are immediately confronted with a HUGE window that looks out on the deck and ocean. Its an irresistible invitation to head outside. Once out there, well, Jericho House really begins to show its beauty. The deck - HUGE. The view - incredible! The chairs - plentiful. The ocean - spectacular. Just a few steps from the deck and you are walking on the beach. When we were there we had a nice combination of days with a bit of wave action - and days where the water was completely flat. On the flat days, we snorkelled out by the rocks. Every day we ended up strolling up and down the beach. It is magical! I think that over the course of the week we were there we saw a total of 11 people walking on the beach - it was wonderfully secluded! I should add that the grounds around Jericho House are beautifully kept with coconut trees and other vegetation. We even found a few papayas - but they weren't ripe yet. About Exuma: I can't write the review without also mentioning the charm of the island itself. This island, it's people, its laid back sense of things - all fantastic. While this is a review of Jericho House we have loved: Cocoplum beach at low tide, Tropic of Cancer beach, Santannas, the Fish Fry (on Fridays for sure), Chat 'n Chill, swimming with pigs/ sharks/ sting rays, sand bars in the middle of the ocean, feeding the Iguanas, boat tours of the Cays, a Kalik or two, Staniel Cay, wave surfing on the Atlantic side of Stocking Island, Starfish bay, exploring, the kindness of the Bahamian people, the incredible beaches everywhere, the warm ocean, fish, lobster, - everything! The problem with this review is you might want to go to JH - and take a week we want!"
    Guest: Geoff V. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 30, 2015
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  • Beautiful week

    "Real nice cozy home on the water, Very close to everything and easy to get to, The wife and had a very relaxing and peaceful stay in Exuma the house had all we needed and more. We got up and had coffee by the water and went for a morning swim every day...the kayak for two was a hit! I would recommend this property for a family is perfect for kids! we hope to returned soon Than you very much!!!"
    Guest: Fabian B. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 5, 2015
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  • paradise!!!!!!!

    "This is our 3rd visit to Exuma and by far the best ever. We wanted to rent somewhere large enough for our children and grandchildren and this was perfect. There were 9 of us, 6 adults and 3 children, ages 8, 11 and 12. There was more then enough room for all of us. There are 4 french doors all opening out onto the deck over-looking the ocean. There is a screened seating area right off of one of the bedrooms that was perfect for sitting with coffee and a book. The kitchen was soooo big, perfect for all of us to cook. We did cook all our meals, did not go out to eat at all--I don't know why anyone would want to leave Airwood to eat at a restaurant. we all love to cook and each of us brought some food with from the States. We also ate fresh lobster, crab and fish that husband and son caught. There are well-stocked grocery and liquor stores to buy what you need. The house and the Cays community are like a private paradise, all the houses are painted bright tropical colors and there are flowers and palm trees everywhere. The pictures on the web of Airwood and the surrounding Cays don't even come close to how beautiful it is here. The pool was the best for the kids and the Tiki Bar during sunset perfect for sharing a beer or glass of wine with Norman and Julie. Grandpa and the kids fished everyday from the dock. He also went bone-fishing on his own. We rented a boat from Minns water sports 2 different days--1 of the days was very windy and choppy and the other day was perfect with calm waters. On both days, we snorkeled. We did also use the kayaks to paddle out to one of the islands in front of the house and would have done it more, but there were too many other things to do. Don't know what else to say other then, I want to go back!!!!!!!!"
    Guest: maggie p. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 19, 2015
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Exuma Travel Tips

Discover Paradise in Exumas Vacation Rentals

From the capital of George Town to the tiny uninhabited cays, Exumas is a joy to discover. The capital was founded in 1783 by American Loyalists, fleeing the New Republic. It has a fascinating history, full of 17th-century pirates, plantations and its links to both the British and U.S. Navies during World War II and much more. The Tropic of Cancer runs through the city. The chain of cays making up Exumas extends some 130 miles long. Exumas travel could not be easier. To find this delightful area, fly to Exuma International Airport. Famous for its year-round great weather, the Exumas resorts are a perfect escape at any time of year.

Much More Than Just a Beach Vacation

On the main island of Great Exuma, visitors will find the delightful pink and white government building, inspired by buildings on Nassau. This quaint town has gift shops, just two grocery stores and a great straw market, where visitors can buy local handicrafts. There are also excellent pubs and plenty of evening activities. Visitors will find the area around Government Wharf is where the locals head.

Outside of the main town, there are plenty of opportunities to explore. Head to Three Sister Rock where, legend has it, three sisters drowned trying to swim out to meet their lovers. Nearby is a wonderful beach, perfect for some snorkeling. The Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park is a protected environment, and unique for its incredible marine habitat with tropical fish and lobsters. Here, there are several public cays to explore, some of which are only reachable by boat.

A point of interest for many visitors are the stromatolites--a reef-forming algae, and some of the rarest living creatures on earth. Some are thought to be in excess of 2,000 years old and fossils of stromatolites dating back some 3.5 billion years have been found here. Also, at Allan’s Cay visitors will enjoy spotting the iguanas. The Hermitage is the remains of a short-lived cotton plantation, with the remains of the original house and graves dating from the 1700s. A unique experience at Major Cay is swimming with the local pigs. It is also a great place for snorkeling. And a visit to Thunderball Grotto is a must. The Grotto was featured in two James Bond films. This is a great spot for divers as the pristine waters reflect the sun’s rays to give incredible views of the fish beneath. Golf lovers choosing Exumas vacation rentals will enjoy the course designed by Greg Norman at Emerald Bay.

Ideal for Divers and Snorkelers

Exumas resorts are, naturally, ideal for watersports and activities. Visitors can rent a boat or take a charter out to fish or explore the dive sites. There are several caves, such as those at Angelfish Blue Hole or Exuma Land and Sea Park. There are a variety of reefs to explore, such as those at Exuma Land and Sea Park, Pagoda Reef, and Sting Ray Reef, an ideal place to observe a wide range of fish. The list of snorkeling sites is impressive and includes Harbour Buoy, Loaded Barrel Reef, Jolly Hall, Duck Cays, and Bird Cay.

Perfect Properties on Paradise

Exumas vacation rentals offer an incredible array of properties, many just steps from the crystal-clear waters. With exceptional properties, in glorious locations, on a variety of cays, there is the perfect property for everyone. Each comes fully equipped with everything to make a vacation property feel like home. Many come with luxury extras such as cable and satellite TV, CD/DVD players with film and music libraries, BBQs, decks, outdoor showers and even beach towels! Many of these perfect homes also provide a warm welcome for pets.

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