Bains Bluff Vacation Rentals on Long Island
Bains Bluff vacation rentals give you easy access to unspoiled beaches on the northern half of Long Island, one of the larger islands of the Bahamas. Long Island is 80 miles long and 4 miles wide and is located 165 miles from Nassau. The capital city, Clarence Town, has a population of around 350, while and the island population is 4,000.
Bains Bluff Vacation Rentals for Island Fun
While staying at Bains Bluff resorts, you can take advantage of everything that Long Island has to offer the outdoor vacationer—pristine beaches, warm swimming spots and the many caves and sink holes. Long Island is also a haven for serious lovers of sailing, beach walking and just plain relaxing. For the really adventuresome, the island has many deep diving sites, including the 600 foot deep Dean's Blue Hole.
Fly From Deadman's Cay on Long Island
In Clarence Town, there's a boat marina and mail boat dock, small store and gas station, police station, pub and post office. There are also two restaurants. The most notable features in the town are the two Catholic churches—each with twin towers. One road runs the length of the island from northern Glenton to southern Gordons. There is no public transportation on Long Island, but taxi service and car rentals are available. The closest airport is at Deadman's Cay near the center of the island.
Handcrafted Boats at Mangrove Beach
While staying in the Long Island Bahamas villas, you can take advantage of activities just for boat enthusiasts. Long Island is a boater's paradise, with a boat building shop in Mangrove Beach and the yearly Long Island Sailing race at Salt Pond, with entries that include handcrafted boats built and piloted by Bahaman craftsmen. This race draws visitors from around the world. Stella Maris, on the northwest side of Long Island, is the center of the island's tourism industry.