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Located on a Fabulous Bonefish Flat - Unit 1-R (1 Queen Bed)

Bedrooms 1
Space 550 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Unit 1-R has a Full Size Futon for additional sleeping Unit will sleep 3 adults

Casauina Point is located about 25 minutes south of Marsh Harbour. It's a spectacular beach that is one of the most beautiful in the Bahamas. It is an ideal area for walking, swimming, beach combing, snorkeling and kayaking. The beach is perfect for kids of any age as it never gets deep unless you wade far off shore. If you want to get lobsters, just take the boat out and start hunting.

It also is in the best area to be located for bone fishing on Abaco. Centrally located on the island, it is an easy drive to Sandy Point at the southern end of the island where you can fish Crossing Harbour, close to Snake Cay, a renowned area, and the flats off Duck Cay located a 5 minute boat ride from the cottages. Huge white sand flats will keep you on fish all day long.

We will provide you with a guide of where to fish.

The cottage come with 2 aluminum boats with outboard motors.The boats are included in the rental.

You only pay for gas and you must sign a damage waiver.

The cottage have a beautiful view of the ocean from your 30' screened porch. This unit has a queen bed, ensuite bathroom and fully equipped kitchen. The Great Room has 13' ceilings, 2 fans / lights, 32” flat screen, DVD/CD player, high speed WiFi and central air.

The area is super safe ...... we don't ever lock doors!

Marsh Harbour offers every amenity. There are large super markets, excellent wine stores ( we recommend Bristol's or Jimmy's ) and many specialty shops.

Abaco is also famous for its Blue Holes, which are fresh water caves that run for thousands of feet underground through the limestone substrate that makes up the island. The cottages are very close to the Blue Holes. Divers come from around the world to explore this phenomena. See the August 2010 issue of National Geographic magazine for more info.

From Marsh Harbour, Albury's Ferry service will take you the wonderful Cays that are 10 – 15 minutes off shore. The historic settlements date back 300 years. Hope Town on Elbow Cay, Man o' War Cay and Guana Cay are well worth the trip.

More Details

Chad Efinger
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2018

About Chad Efinger

We built these 3 rental units in 2008. I also live on the property in a separate house and provide 24 hour management. Any request you have we can arrange.

Chad Efinger purchased this condo in 2008

Why Chad Efinger chose South Abaco

The beach is so incredible. It is such a perfect place for families with young kids or avid bone fishermen.

What makes this condo unique

Situated on a huge bonefish flat, close to Marsh Harbour and close to the numerous Blue Holes of Abaco


South Abaco Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 bathrooms - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , Each unit has 1 Bedroom and 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Unit 1-L has a King size bed (1) and converts to 2 twin beds. Unit 1-R has a Queen size Beds (1), and Unit T/C has a Queen Murphy Beds (1)......All units have a Full size Futon for additional sleeping
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
There are two 10' Malibu Mini-X Ocean Kayaks, a 12' Aluminum boat with a 9.8 hp motor and 2 - 14' boats 1 with a 15 hp and 1 with a Super 14 hp for the use of our guests.


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Located on a Fabulous Bonefish Flat - Unit 1-R (1 Queen Bed)
average rating of 5.0 based on 63 reviews

Very enjoyable time

  • 5 of 5

Spent 2 weeks relaxing on the beach, fly fishing for bonefish, enjoying the peaceful location. Facilities are well kept and very clean. Enjoyed meeting Chad and sharing his stories and dogs Shasha and Sheeba, who visited every morning. They are adorable and even though we weren't dog people they were fun to have around. Incredible crab catchers! Luckily, we were the only renters, so we had the place to ourselves. The beach is truly incredible as was the fishing. We hope to be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bill and Karen I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you both again real soon...……..Take Care Chad and the Pups
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Living the Island Life

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Sand Dollar Cove Cottages for a week as part of a Bonefish fly fishing adventure with some very good friends of ours who had stayed there before. The cottages are absolutely beautiful, very clean, and have everything you could need for a week-long stay like ours. We spent each day fishing, three with local guides in the Marls (all of whom Chad knows personally) and three on our own on the flats just off the beach at our cottages. We used Chads boats to access the flats. The boats are all very serviceable, easy to operate, and got us out to the flats and back home when we were on our own. The fishing is technical but excellent! I design flies our business, Fly Fishing Extras (www. and I was testing new patterns (R&D, somebody has to do it!) Even though the Bonefish on that side of the island have a reputation for being well-schooled on artificial shrimp patterns and very discriminating in what they will take, I found them very accommodating and rate my pattern tests at SDC as highly successful. The fishing with the guides in the Marls was absolutely incredible! All the guides were professional, personable, and put us on fish in numbers I could hardly imagine. When we weren't fishing, we kayaked (chad has two for guests), tried paddle boarding (with only limited success staying on the board) or walked along the beach.

With the exception of one night when we went out to Pete's Pub for dinner and an awesome sunset, we made dinner at our cottages; grilling steaks, ribs and chicken. Groceries were readily available in Marsh Harbor at Maxwell's and we kept a good supply of beer and wine on hand from Bristol's liquor store.

All in all, our stay at Sand Dollar Cove Cottages was exceptional. But, the icing on the cake each day was the canine companionship of Chad's two dogs, Sasha and Sheba, who came over and spent a good portion of each day with us! Nothing like a couple of dogs to make you feel right at home! Oh, and Chad's a great guy, too!

We can hardly wait for our next visit to Abaco and the Sand Dollar Cove Cottages!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5 star rental!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property. Comes with a boat and 2 lovely dogs.

We have rented a cottage at Chad's for several years now and have never been disappointed.

We can highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible Stay

  • 5 of 5

First off - let me say that we are only half way through our stay and I could not resist writing a review already. The best way I can describe Sand Dollar Cottages is to be off the grid with all the comforts of home. Chad, the owner, has thought of everything. Upon arrival the first thing I noticed was how immaculately clean our cottage was. I managed high end hotels for years so my standards are very high - our accomdations could not of been better. Our cottage comes with a 14' foot boat but we have found that is all we have needed as there is a lot to explore - other cays and beaches nearby that are not Inhabitated. As a matter of fact - one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen in my life - Little Bay - is just a short boat ride away and completely deserted. We have found it unnecessary to rent another boat or use the ferry service as we everywhere we want to go is right outside our door in casuarina point. Chad has plenty of water toys so you can swim, paddleboard, kayak, snorkel or fish right here. We have caught enough fish already to fed a small army - and that's in the off season with no guides! Several things I love about being here: Chad is on the property. He is a wealth of information and he will go out of his way to get you whatever you want or need if it's not here already. His dogs - Sasha and Sheba are friendly and come over to visit as often as you like. If you have pets at home you are missing - Sasha and Sheba are excellent fill in's. You will feel very comfortable here - everything in the house is easy to find, there is a fully equipped kitchen, wifi, linens,towels and lots of extra's. We are less then 25 minutes from Marsh Harbour and it's an easy ride (as long as you remember to drive on the left side). You do need a car though as we have had to and wanted to run into town for various things. Overall, there is nothing more we could of asked for on this vacation. We are already thinking of returning and our friends that would enjoy this place just as much

A few things to know:

- a car is highly recommended

- the bugs are BAD. Get bug spray on your way and rubbing alcohol as it soothes the itch immediately if you are bit.

- Groceries here are about three times the cost in the states. (I.e. A bag of oreo's is $9.00).

- Gas is about $6.00/gallon. Plan for that for the boat and car.

Overall - I think we have found a regular vacation spot and would highly recommend!!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation - Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property! The cottage was in great shape, clean, and close to all the things we wanted to do while we were there. If you want to see Abaco, the property was centrally located for visits to Treasure Cay, Marsh Harbour, Hope Town, Little Harbour, south Abaco, etc. The beach, weather and water at Casuarina were delightful. Chad and family were full of information and we enjoyed talking to them. We are looking forward to returning within the next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Steve & Beth W.

  • 5 of 5

Delightful, personable and clean. We thoroughly enjoyed our 7 day stay to sunny ABACO. Beach, shelling and the unofficial nature preserve nearby were highlights to add to our romantic holiday. Bring bug spray. Also, ask Chad about the private beach accross the shallow sea. PERFECT.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Marsh Harbour International (MHH)
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Pete's Pub, Little Harbour, Cherokee
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Albury Ferry, Marsh Harbour
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Treasure Quay
Nearest Train
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Earnest Dean Memorial Hwy.
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Snappas in Marsh Harbour
Nearest Ski
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Casuarina Point
Nearest Point of Interest
SandDollar Cove Cottages
Car: recommended

Casuarina Point is one of Abaco's Top beaches. You can walk for miles and never see a soul but for the wild , shelling, exploring or just sitting on your screened porch sipping a cool drink and reading a good book


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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