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Beach 40 ft. from Suite Viewed from Suite Balcony

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Last updated: 07/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Imagine being only 56 miles from Palm Beach, Florida, on a one-of-a-kind, serene, Bahamian Resort. Known for its spectacular oceanfront setting and luxurious accommodations, Old Bahama Bay was awarded the Four-Diamond Award by the American Automobile Association (AAA).

The suite is an over-sized, junior suite (550 square feet+120 sq. ft. oceanfront balcony) with custom-designed furnishings, beachfront terrace, and fabulous ocean views. Please contact owner for alternate suite arrangements. Availability is typically not a problem for at least 1 of our 3 suites. For that reason we do not display bookings on our rental calendar. However, the Resort has been selling out completely, well in advance, for summer weekends and Holidays.

Return from a day on the beach to fresh seafood, served Bahamian-style, in the marina restaurant or the beachside tiki hut restaurant/bar just steps from the ocean.

Old Bahama Bay is located on the very western tip of Grand Bahama Island and boasts miles of pristine beach and world-class snorkeling. Its 72 slip, state of the art, full-service marina offers night navigation with dockage for vessels up to 120 feet. Our luxury beach cottage suite is located in one of twelve Bahamian-style buildings, each with six suites facing the Atlantic Ocean and about 40 ft. from the beach.

Conde Nast Traveler listed this world-class beach resort as one of the World's Best Places to Stay. A Conde Nast Traveller UK review stated: 'For an unpretentious holiday in luxurious surroundings, head to...the unspoilt western tip of Grand Bahama Island. Your suite will be located just steps from the beach.'

The following Miami Herald article highlights Old Bahama Bay's appeal:

By Cheryl Blackerby Special to the Miami Herald

I’m sitting in the shade of a coconut palm on Old Bahama Bay’s white sand beach. I have a lot on my mind. Like when will the tide force me to move my chair? And when will hunger finally compel me to walk 100 feet to get that hamburger in paradise?

All in good time.

A yacht cruises into view. I can see the bow and then slowly the rest of the behemoth as it turns. I wonder who’s on this big girl. The hamburger can wait.

Tiger Woods has dropped by Old Bahama Bay resort several times on his 155-foot yacht Privacy, so maybe it’s him. Katerina Graham of The Vampire Diaries stayed here recently. And Kesha filmed her TV show here in July.

. . Could be interesting.

Only about 80 nautical miles across the Gulf Stream from Miami and 55 from Palm Beach, this elegant compound including an inn and villas is strung along a beach on the western tip of Grand Bahama Island near the fishing village of West End.

Most people arrive by boat — yachts, fishing boats and sailboats. The 72-slip marina is a port of entry and many boaters pass through, some just stopping for a dinner of cracked conch or lobster at Old Bahama Bay Dockside Bar & Grill. Or a cheeseburger and conch fritters at the beachside Teaser’s Tiki Bar.

The inn’s 67 luxury junior suites and six spacious two-bedroom suits are in two-story Bahamian-style buildings with terraces and balconies overlooking a gorgeous white-sand beach. My room is sophisticated Caribbean-style with dark wood furnishings, wicker on the terrace, and plantation shutters thrown open to ocean breezes.

The inn has a new dive shop, but bonefishing and offshore fishing trips remain the top attractions. And there are enough beach toys to keep me busy for a week — sailfish, Hobie Cats, kayaks, bicycles, and snorkeling gear.






Keywords: Luxury Beach Cottage Suite

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 550 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Hotel
  • Hotel

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Car Available
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Attached Unit

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1) 1 of our suites has 1 king bed., Queen size Beds (2) 2 of our suites each have 2 queen beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Wireless Internet, Washer & Dryer nearby, Large Fresh-Water Infinity Pool (shared), Balcony overlooking Atlantic Ocean...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Shared in the marina area....moreless

  • Dialup Access
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens provided, including beach towels (provided at the beach hut without charge)....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Shared in the marina area....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Building Type

  • Cottage

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$249
$1,695 $4,995
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Holiday rates available upon request.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Calendar

Last updated: 07/23/2016
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21 Unavailable
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Location

26 Miles
Nearest Airport
Freeport International Airport

Car: Not Necessary

World-Class Snorkeling & Scuba Diving, Nature Trails, Marina, Beach or In-Room Massage, Bonefishing, Deep Sea Fishing.

Snorkeling, Sunset, and Picnic Boat Trips.

Yoga and Water Aerobics.

Tennis, Horseshoes, Volleyball, Shuffleboard, Basketball, Ping Pong, Pool Table, Kids Activities Programs.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

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Photos

  • Beach 40 ft. from Suite Viewed from Suite Balcony

    Beach 40 ft. from Suite Viewed from Suite Balcony

  • 4000 sq. ft. Heated Infinity Swimming Pool Adjacent to Beach

    4000 sq. ft. Heated Infinity Swimming Pool Adjacent to Beach

  • Double Queen (or Single King) Bedroom

    Double Queen (or Single King) Bedroom

  • Beach View (40 ft. from unit) from Suite Balcony

    Beach View (40 ft. from unit) from Suite Balcony

  • Snorkeling off our Beach

    Snorkeling off our Beach

  • Extensive Marina Facilities Accommodate 100+ ft. Yachts

    Extensive Marina Facilities Accommodate 100+ ft. Yachts

  • Stretch of white sand and sea.

    Stretch of white sand and sea.

  • Local fishing guides will pick you up at the beach.

    Local fishing guides will pick you up at the beach.

  • You can walk along this beach, picking up treasures.

    You can walk along this beach, picking up treasures.

  • Well groomed trees and bushes surround you, full of tropical birds.

    Well groomed trees and bushes surround you, full of tropical birds.

  • Top Floor Units of Building on Right

    Top Floor Units of Building on Right

  • View of Beach/Ocean from Room

    View of Beach/Ocean from Room

  • Double Sinks

    Double Sinks

  • Stretch of Beach with Snorkeling Trail along Jetty Viewed from Suite Balcony

    Stretch of Beach with Snorkeling Trail along Jetty Viewed from Suite Balcony

  • Fishing off Grand Bahama Island

    Fishing off Grand Bahama Island

  • Peace and serenity await you in this gorgeous Caribbean setting.

    Peace and serenity await you in this gorgeous Caribbean setting.

  • Typical building setup with beach and picnic areas

    Typical building setup with beach and picnic areas

  • Here is our building (lavender), showing the three top units facing the beach.

    Here is our building (lavender), showing the three top units facing the beach.

  • Infinity pool with colorful buildings in the background.

    Infinity pool with colorful buildings in the background.

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This listing was first published here in 2002.

Date last modified - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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Speaks: english, french
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