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Romantic Seclusion on the Caribbean Sea

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House on Caribbean Sea, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Our waterfront home has a magnificent view of the Caribbean Sea. Totally secluded, it's merely steps away from the crystal clear water. The elevated porch offers panoramic views of Balara Bay, Cupid's Cay, Levi Island, unbelievable sun rises, and spectacular sunset vistas.

Caribbean Blue has an open, airy feel to it and is tastefully decorated in a tropical decor equipped with all the amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. The house has three bedrooms: 2 masters with attached bathrooms and a third bedroom with twin beds that convert to a king. Enjoy paradise lounging beside the seaside, sipping a frozen concoction as the aquamarine water soothes your soul.

Easy access to the water is available from the property for fabulous snorkeling on Balara Bay. There is fishing right off the property for grouper and snapper. Levi Island is directly across from the house and is one of the island's bone fishing hot spots.

Governor's Harbour is a small, quiet town on the Family Island of Eleuthera, offering a collection of distinctive colonial homes, historic churches, and colorful Bahamian buildings.

You will find all the services you need in town: grocery stores, gift shops, post office, banks, gas station, dive shop, liquor stores,internet cafe, and bakery. There are also several good local restaurants to chose from and a few local bars.

There are no casinos or flashy nightclubs on Eleuthera; the island has a sedate, relaxed atmosphere.

The island of Eleuthera is 110 miles long and is, on average, only two miles wide. The entire island is ringed by spectacular beaches, most of which are hidden and totally secluded.

There are many interesting settlements up and down the island. In addition, you will be able to enjoy fabulous fishing (deep sea and bone fishing), snorkeling and scuba diving, shelling, or you can just relax on the elevated porch.

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Kerry Koelenbeek
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 2, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner
Mar 2013
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Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , washer/dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Under porch - Outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twins convert to a king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bathroom attached, walk-in closet
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Bathroom attached, walk-in closet
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Rental vehicles are available from Shad and Barry Cadet, our caretakers. Contact them at : 242.554.5574 242.470.3975.


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average rating of 4.9444447 based on 37 reviews

Incredible quick trip with family

  • 4 of 5

The visit was exceptional, visiting from Colorado and S. Caroline two moms w/ two boys (12 & 13). Barry and Shad the care takers were so nice and the home was in great condition and super clean. Loved the central location easy to get to things and into Governors Harbor. The setting is super peaceful and private, loved it! We had no idea where we were going and never had been to Eleuthera and felt the location of the home was perfect and easy to get around. Barry and Shad met us at the airport (rent a car from them!) short drive to Caribbean Blue. Tippy's is a must and the beach it is on (French Leave) is gorgeous. Hope to come back and will recommend to friends! Thank you for such a nice home and all the great amenities. Do not plan on using wifi never could download but was a nice break for us!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Katie, we are so glad you enjoyed the trip. The wi-fi has been an issue for us , but we are working on improvements. Thanks! Kerry
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Love this place!

  • 5 of 5

Eleuthera is fabulous, and so is Caribbean Blue. We have stayed there twice now and highly recommend it. The house is stocked with just about anything you could want.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderful private getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Caribbean Blue ! We have traveled many years , and stayed in many rental homes all over the world.We can say, The owners have taken the time to be sure all your comforts are met, and that you are made to feel like it truly is your home away from home.The caretakers are just a call away,made it very easy to pick up/and return car/house keys, and where there to answer /help with any thing you needed. We will very likely return in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tamara, thanks so much! We try to make our home comfortable for the guests who love Eleuthera as much as we do. Glad you had a great trip. Kerry
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Thanksgiving in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent Thanksgiving on Eleuthera and celebrated our father's 86th birthday. The house sits just a stones throw above the Caribbean Sea and is so secluded it was as if we were on our own private island. When not exploring the island, we enjoyed relaxing days snorkeling right in front of the house, fishing, kayaking around Levi Island and sitting under the palyapa watching for the "green flash" as the sun set into the sea. Mornings started out with coffee on the porch watching for dolphins and we also ended our nights on the porch counting the falling stars in the crystal clear sky, light pollution is not a problem!!

The island itself is amazing, so easy to find your very own secluded beach to spend the day swimming, snorkeling, relaxing and beachcombing for treasures. Governors Harbor is a short drive from the house and has several grocery stores and places to eat. Not to be missed is the Friday fish fry and street dance, where you will get to experience the Bahamian culture and people.

The house itself is beautiful, with a well-equipped kitchen, comfortable living quarters, and nice sized bedrooms. The owners have organized all kinds of detailed information about the island from what are the nicest beaches to where the best places are to eat. They really have thought of everything to make your vacation at Caribbean Blue remarkable and one you will never forget. The booking and reservation process was very easy, they truly make it a breeze to enjoy their little piece of paradise.

We hope to return, there are so many more beach to discover, enjoy and explore with Caribbean Blue as home base.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Caribbean Blue is an awesome place to stay. The location is stunning and the house has everything that you could ever need during your stay. It's hard to tear yourselves away from the house as its so relaxing, but Eleuthera has some stunning beaches.

Very romantic too.....My husband to be proposed to me here...I said yes of course!

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sweet Seclusion - Adventurous Anniversary

  • 5 of 5

My husband Chris and I decided to stay on Eleuthera for our 11th wedding anniversary. While looking online we came across this beautiful home right on the water. Right from the start Kerry was very attentive and responsive. Any questions we had were answered right away and making the payment online for the home was easy and secure. She got us in touch with Barry to rent a jeep while there. When arriving to the island Barry was there at the airport to greet us and help guide us back to the house in the jeep we rented. We all stopped along the Queen's highway to grab fresh conch salad made by one of his friends. That immediately set the tone of the trip. Everyone was so friendly and it really allowed time to stop for Chris and I. Driving to the home was easy. When we got down the driveway (which is down hill) we saw the beautiful home right on the water. Kerry had everything we may need in the house and for the water. Many nights Chris and I would sit on the porch listening to the water and watching the sky. Very peaceful! There is a kayak there too. The house is very private, we felt very secluded the whole trip. You must rent a car to see the entire island. Chris and I went from the very top of the island, to Harbour island, to the very bottom where lighthouse beach was. Kerry has a book in the house called the "Elusive Beaches of Eleuthera", make sure you grab it for your adventures! Our favorites were lighthouse beach, blue hole, rainbow bay beach, queen's bath, and glass window. The home is perfect because you are right in the middle of the island making it easy to go to North or South on the island. There are tons of places to eat and a few grocery stops to be able to cook at home. There is anew beach to find every day and on most days we were the only people and footprints on the sand! Our time on the island was unforgettable. We are so thankful for Kerry and Berry who made it so easy for us to have our anniversary adventure. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Club Med Beach
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
GHB - north of house
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Beach House - on Banks Rd.
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
High Speed to Nassau
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Queen's Highway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Da Perk
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Club Med - across Queen's Highway
Car: necessary

Many secluded beaches are scattered along both the Atlantic and Caribbean sides of the island. A book detailing the directions and maps are in the house- available for your use.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

1. For additional adults (beyond 2) add $100.00/person per week.

2. Visitors from countries beyond the US, please add $50.00 to cover the cost of international charges when
submitting fees.

3. A $200.00 refundable deposit is required when bringing a pet.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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