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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 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
"I just spent 2 weeks at this property, a beautiful hideaway on Harbour Island, one of the loveliest islands in the Bahamas. Nestled in lovely landscaping on the southern end of the island, this property is minutes from the world famous pink sands beach, and even less to the bay side of the island, famous for spectacular sunsets. A large bedroom, efficiency kitchen, a good sized bathroom, and outdoor patio, all very moderately priced make this an ideal spot for a vacation. The piece de resistance is the rooftop deck atop the house where my friend and I had morning coffee, lunch, and a drink at evening as we watched sun go down. The very friendly owner of the property, a former chef, is available at all times for questions regarding directions, restaurant recommendations, special events, and general info on this amazing little jewel in the Bahamas. She also arranged a sightseeing boat trip around the bay for us, and introduced us to several local people This is a very special property at a very reasonable price on an island noted for its celebrity homes and lodging. I'm definitely planning a return visit!"
Guest: SqueekDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: February 21, 2015
"Yellow Bird was a wonderful house for our family. We have three college age children who had the back house while my husband and I had the main house. The new kitchen is amazing! There is plenty of space to relax and enjoy the amazing weather. We spent time at the pool and resting on the bed in the pool cabana. The kids had friends over at night to sit by the pool and have cocktails at the pool bar. We could walk to the Piggly Wiggly and to Daddy D's and the bakery. Truly an amazing vacation spot. The house is convenient and charming. It was great to have a bathroom for every bedroom. We will return!"
Guest: Meg C.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 6, 2015
"We arrived at the dock by water taxi, on the morn of July 16, to find it was only a short walk to the Blue Dolphin. We could've taken a taxi or a golf cart to our weekend hideout, but we decided to taste the local flavor by hoofing it 3 very short blocks. Don't ya love bags w/wheels? We came off the dock, turned left, (north), and in 5mins we were home. VERY COOL. The staff had the A/C dialed in, and the Dolphin was spacious. We flopped down on the bed, w/smiles on our faces. After a min or so, we unpacked, & got to the business of getting to know "da eye-land". That's always the fun part. Rented a golf cart & cruised around for cpl of hrs. You CANNOT get lost on Harbour Island. "Wax on, Wax off". The bay is west, the ocean east. I cannot say enough about Blue Dolphin sunsets. INCREDULOUS!!! Island food a blk or two away. Ck out Brian's, for some GREAT home cooked food, in a "locals" atmosphere. We had one major glitch in the Blue Dolphin Matrix. NOT ENOUGH TIME!!!😎. Ck it out. If u like local flavor, you'll love it. If u like snooty and presumptuous, go to a resort that separates u from da eye-land cultcha. For a good groove, the Blue Dolphin fits very well. Peace
Guest: thomas h.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 21, 2015