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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We spoke with the owner before booking the property because we were arriving by personal boat and he was beyond willing to accommodate us incase of early/delayed arrival. We arrived and was greeted by the care taker and he showed us all the ropes and gave us his contact information. The house has wifi, TV, MIL suite, washer & dryer, dishwasher, etc which helped us out so much. The property is so close to everything. I recommend Bahamas Roasters for your morning coffee & Beyond the Reef for cocktails. We all had such a good time and the house was absolutely perfect. We felt right at home. Would definitely book again!"
Guest: Christina G.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 23, 2015
"Our family of five (kids 9,7, and 4) stayed for a wonderful week in Harbour Island, and Afterthought exceeded our needs and expectations. The location is central to everything--easy walk to stores, restaurants and the bay--but it feels away from the buzz of town. We usually took a golf cart to the beach because of the kids, but if you like to walk it's a very doable trek to the pink sands. The garden and patio feel lush and private because they have been so thoughtfully appointed and landscaped. The back deck is large and full of comfortable chairs and tables, and the pool is an awesome bonus. My kids spent hours in it everyday. The inside of the house is modern, comfortable and well furnished. The upstairs bedrooms are particularly charming and have great views. But the biggest thing that makes the house stand apart is that it has all the things vacation homes usually lack, like quality mattresses, nice linens, plenty of pillows, a reading lamp right where you need it, a fully-stocked kitchen, and ample glasses and silverware. The owners have also thoughtfully provided all of those little things you hate to have to buy or travel with, like hand soap, dish soap, paper towels, trash bags and cards and board games. They have also provided some big extras like beach chairs and kayaks. It's so easy to come here and just enjoy the island. And, of course, it was heaven to have Francine come and lighten the cleaning load. Made it even more of a vacation."
Guest: Kristen F.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 20, 2015
"We had the distinct pleasure of spending a week in this little cottage, a small paradise with a spectacular hostess. The property is beautiful, well maintained and quiet. Within a couple of minutes you are lounging on an expansive beach, almost by yourself, listening to the waves of the Atlantic Ocean.
The cottage is well maintained, organized and very cosy. Everything you need is there and if it isn't, Rosie will do her best to get it for you. Rosie is a very interesting and fascinating woman who was so helpful and accomodating, even beyond the call of duty...
The cottage is located at the south end of the island in a nice quiet neighborhood. As is the norm, we had a golf cart rented which allowed us to come and go as we pleased.
We strongly recommend at stay at the Mermaid Retreat and take time to chat with Rosie. She is an amazing woman and we loved our week with her.
Rosie, Thank you again for your help, your compassion and your stories. Miss you,
The Allains & the Whites
New Brunswick, Canadao"
Guest: John R A.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 25, 2015
"What a relaxing and fun place to spend time. Chatterbox is so accommodating and relaxing that is beautifully done. The location allows easy access to everything and proved to be ideal. We are planning on returning many times and look forward to spending time in this quaint, lovely, house. Highly recommend this location and you will not be disappointed."
Guest: DaveDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: November 8, 2015