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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
Recent Dunmore Town reviews
the house at the corner of paradise and bliss
"My family and i stayed at the Royall Lyme for Thanksgiving 2014. We had never been to Harbor Island but my family has a tradition of going away for turkey day AND i was turning 40. So we decided that going to the island off the island off the island of Nassau was appropriate. Everything about the house and the island charmed our pants off. We were 6 total people including 2 young kids. The house and grounds were spectacular: lots of room; felt like our own little compound (cause it was), we had the pool heated and was a great post-beach option; not super-luxurious accommodations but felt very hutchinson island (which is all about understated luxury).
There are wild roosters running around the island and the property which adds to the other worldliness of the place. All in all it felt like a fantastic fantasy island, where all the locals literally know all the other locals. 98% of people are super friendly. You will run into the stuck-up shop owner here and there (Blue Rooster) but that is quickly replaced with the charm you encounter everywhere else. And i have to say, I've never evert felt better, softer sand in my life. I stumbled upon this place online cause it was called the Nantucket of the Caribbean. And i heart Nantucket. They are both roll up your pant legs, get your feet sandy/dirty/wet. If you like the soul of nantucket vs the look at my yacht it's bigger than yours side of nantucket -then this is the island for you. It's a playground for people who live well but don't need to show off.
Practical things to note:
- the house is a stone's throw from where the water taxi drops you off. No need to take a cab when you get in.
- Rock House takes itself way too seriously. Everywhere else was a better and more island-appropriate meal.
- Sip Sip was fun and worth every penny.
- Lunch at Coral Sands and Pink Sands was fun and fantastic
- The island is $10 a gallon of organic milk and $30 lunch entree expensive
- Low tide at the beach is God's gift to young kids. Perfect water. Perfect little bitty waves
- Faye the housekeeper has a restaurant on friday-saturday that you should try
- You can buy fish right off the dock when the guy comes back just before sunrise
- Buy beer across the street from Queen Conch when sitting there to eat ($8 for 3 beers and 2 waters, best deal on the island)in the liquor store
- From here you can walk to everything you'd want to walk to in town - no problem
- you will want a cart though to get to the beach"
Guest: Michael A.Date of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: December 10, 2014
"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
"I recently spent two lovely weeks at Oleander in Dunmore Town on Harbour Island, and it was perfect! Within walking distance of shops, restaurants and the ocean, it is perfectly situated down a lovely side street. A very comfortable and charming house, with a well equipped kitchen and lots of wonderful outdoor spaces to choose from. The owners are wonderful, charming and very helpful. I would definitely recommend Oleander and certainly stay there again!!"
Guest: Nicola Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 16, 2015
"What a truly wonderful and unforgettable stay at a Strawberry House. From the moment we stepped into this beautifully renovated and charmingly decorated heritage home on Harbour Island, we felt as if we were in a very special place indeed. Spacious and luxurious, the rooms are appointed with all the mod cons you might need, while retaining all the best aspects of Bahamian style. The air conditioning is state of the art, which in August was a must! and made the house a lovely cool retreat from the heat of the day. There was always a perfect spot on one of the many verandas for reading or book or relaxing. And the pool was a real plus. We loved our time here, and it added a whole level to our stay on Harbour Island, which is a gem in itself! We felt very taken care of by the property staff, and everything was always immaculate.
A bonus was some of the best nights sleep, the beds are amazing, so good in fact - I'm recreating it at home! This is a great location on the island as you get to watch the sunsets, if you want to see the sunrise, you just get up early and take a 3 minute golf cart ride to Pink Sand beach, perfect! Some of our favourite places to eat are within easy walking distance, plus of course you have a great kitchen for eating in. I've been coming Harbour Island for a few years now, and this is by far the most stellar accommodation yet. This is truly a home and not just a vacation property. Highest recommendation."
Guest: Sasha G.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 26, 2015