Enjoy All the Comforts and the Best View on Staniel Cay
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Serenity Cottage has two bedrooms, a bath, full kitchen and living area with a huge surrounding deck. This is a wonderful, private little Bahamas hideaway that overlooks 'Thunderball Grotto' where parts of the films 'Splash,' 'Never Say Never,' and 'Thunderball' were filmed. The cottage is fully-equipped, and ideal for up to two couples or a family. The new dock house is an upscale 'honeymoon suite' right on the water with private deck, small kitchen, king-size bed and beautiful bath.
Guests have a choice of several licensed and insured rental boats as well as golf carts for fullly exploring the area.
The island is very small, so everything is within walking distance. There is a little village with only 100 people, a church, a couple of shops and groceries, a general store, and a community picnic beach. There are restaurants on the island, and the friendliest people you'll ever meet.
Guests return year after year to this little family island for relaxation, privacy, and all that this chain of islands offers. Staniel Cay is definitely considered the 'in' Out Island of the Bahamas.The weather is great year-round, allowing guests to enjoy snorkeling, boating, kayaking, biking, and swimming. Air service out of Fort Lauderdale or Nassau gets you there.
The most outstanding attractions include Thunderball Grotto, a hollowed-out island (third 'rock' in front of Serenity) where you can snorkel in and be one with the fish. Pig Beach, where boaters feed the famous swimming pigs, is a short boat ride to Big Major Island, and a couple of miles to the south there are protected iquanas on Bitter Guana island. The community of Black Point is about five miles by boat; Sampson Cay is only two miles.
All types of fishing is available, with bonefishing the best in the world. Local guides can be hired for bottom, bone and deep sea fishing.
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Member since: 1998
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Children Welcome
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- A baby 'Pack and Play' is available.
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Eco Tourism
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Covered Parking
- Paper Towels
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Beach Towels
- Boat Dock
- Deck / Patio
- Golf Cart
- Large Cooler
- Outdoor Grill
- Small Cooler
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 17 - Jan 2, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Cleaning $0
Extra guest $150/week.
Golf cart (car) available-optional
Several sizes of boats available-optional
$500 security deposit
Please email for Dock House rates
To book: one-half rental fee plus security deposit. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.
one-half due on booking.
Balance due 30 days prior to arrival
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Staniel Cay is one of the best kept secrets of the Bahamas. Centrally located in the Exumas, it is known for its 'swimming pigs,' Thunderball Grotto where many movies were filmed, many deserted islands and beaches, sand bars and underwater beauty. Guests who discover Staniel Cay always return...there's really nothing like it anywhere else.
Year Purchased: 1981
About the owner: Owner Marty Wohlford is also a local author, with several books written about the island. 'Chaos to Serenity' is her personal story of island life spanning more than 40 years. 'Splash' is a delightful children's book about her cat. 'Drumbeat No Lie' is a novel that takes place during the boisterous 80s. Her daughter and son-in-law, Coral and Brian Lowe, operate 'Wheels and Waves,' providing licensed and insured golf carts and boats of various sizes to island visitors.
Why the Owner Chose Exuma, Bahamas:
Serenity has been welcoming visitors since 1986 and is one of the most established vacation rentals on Staniel Cay. The owners are always available for guests, who often return as old friends, and the entire family is involved in providing the best service possible. Daughter Coral and son-in-law Brian offer licensed and insured boat and golf cart rentals on the island so guests can enjoy the area to its fullest. Staniel Cay is a magical place, and Serenity is definitely well named!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Serenity offers free wifi, sat TV, beach towels, 3 paddleboards and one of the best views on the island.
- Primary: 954-769-0342 (Skype) email preferred
- Secondary: +1242 524-8191 Coral's cell phone
- Tertiary: +1 954-769-0155 Coral's Skype
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Serenity Cottage and Dock House have stunning views and great accommodations
Retreat, cottage and new dock house over the boat house, the 'honeymoon suite.'
Staniel Cay looking north in Exumas
17' Mako boat
Outside reef at Thunderball Grotto
View from Retreat deck showing Serenity taken with GoPro.
Enjoying cottage deck
'Pig Beach' family portrait
Ocean Beach at Staniel Cay
Guests and their catch of the day ion the 17' Whaler.
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Sunday, December 04, 2016
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