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Recent Long Island reviews

  • Look no further than this property!

    "Booked through Stella Maris resort. Everything with this house was perfect, clean, absolutely beautiful! Infinity Oceanside pool, wow! Access to the resort facilities as well!"
    Guest: Likey Vacay Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 20, 2014
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  • Great stay!

    "We stayed a week at Slipstream with our family of 8 and had a great time! Carla was awesome in answering all of our questions very timely and was very helpful. House is funky in its design, but very practical. The gardens in the front welcome you with lots of green and walking in through the doors you immediately see through right to the ocean! The main building is spacious and bright and welcoming with a slight breeze blowing at most hours of the day. We loved sitting out on the deck with a cup of coffee in the morning or a drink in the afternoon! So comfortable. Lots of deck chairs and shady spots or sunny spots to warm up after a dip. My husband and I stayed in a lower room with our 8 and 10 year olds sleeping in the daybeds. There is a shutter/door for privacy which was nice. My parents stayed in the other downstairs room and my 2 sisters stayed in the upstairs rooms. The rooms were quite comfortable and very spacious. The kitchen and house had everything we needed and we had some very delicious meals at the house. You have to be conscious about the water, and so we had to time laundry, dishwasher and showers, but it all worked out fine. This was not a luxury house and so my parents had a little harder time of it, but overall I loved the place with it's beach front and abundance of space and privacy should you need it, even with 8 of us there. The beach is a little rockier than the pictures, so you need to have water shoes until you get farther out, but the kids had a great time in the water, and we could be in there with them, or keeping an eye out from the deck, which was nice with kids! There were very friendly neighbors that walked the beach and provided lots of good information. The Hillside grocery store had seriously anything you need, although expensive since it is an island. It closes at 10 on Sunday mornings, so plan accordingly! Our best meal out was at Chez Pierre's (call first he needs to know you are coming) and fish tacos at the Outer Edge Grill in Clarencetown. The best part of the island is that there is no shopping (couldn't even find a t-shirt for the kids!) only exploring cool beaches on both Atlantic and Caribbean sides! Overall a great time"
    Guest: Deb R Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 4, 2015
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  • Dave and Gayla Montana

    "We would highly recommend this property to any couple. Sara and Dan thought of everything- including use of bikes and kayak and supplying drinking water at no extra charge. They have a great T.V., lots of movies and satellite music. Their cottage is the best we've rented in seven trips to Bahamas outislands and our fourth time to Long Island.We also rented our nicest car from Annie's-the car is a must as there is lots to see on Long Island. Sara suggested we tour Cartwright's Cave, which was right on as a must-see. We love the people on Long Island, the great bonefishing, and the many beautiful deserted beaches. We will return and thanks again to Sara and Dan for the best stay."
    Guest: David T. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 24, 2015
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  • Beautiful Home, Beautiful Island!

    "This was our first time in the Bahamas, and I must say will not be our last! The house was absolutely beautiful! The view of the cove from the house every morning was breathtaking! The caretakers of the house were very helpful in answering all our questions and where to go for food, etc. My kids are already asking when we can come back here.... I am also looking forward to returning as well. We went to Deans Blue Hole, Hamilton's Cave and Cape Santa Maria - All a must see! The locals were very friendly. Definitely rent an SUV to get around the island. Thank you so much for the best Vacation experience ever!!!"
    Guest: Jackie Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 6, 2015
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Bains Bluff Travel Tips

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.

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