Whistling Duck a Romantic, Private, Oceanfront One *King* Bedroom Cottage.(32 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Whistling Duck a Romantic One Bedroom Cottage, One Full Bath, Porch and Deck.
This cottage has privacy but is within a short drive to well stocked stores and great island fare restaurants. It is a self caretaking cottage with the option for a fee of daily housekeeping.
Long Island is a family friendly island and is very safe. It is known as one of the best places in the world to bonefish.
Already the smell of freshly brewed coffee, relaxing in a wicker chaise and the warmth of the sun beckons you to come and soak in the area known as beautiful Lochaber. So, if being lulled to sleep with the sounds of the ocean and awaken by the singing of the island birds sounds wonderful to you, this is the place to be! How to get here? Your airline of choice to Nassau then fly into Deadman's Cay airport.*Important* Deadmans Cay is the airport where we welcome our guests. Airlines servicing here are Bahamasair, Southern Air Charter, & also with Island Wings or other private charters. (Links to Bahamasair and Southernair are on our site listed below.) Nancy will meet arriving guests at Deadman's Cay Airport and assist them to the cottage if arranged beforehand. This is a separate cost and rate is negotiated with Nancy or with other means such as taxi or car rental companies of your choosing. Return trip cost to be negotiated with Nancy or procured with others.
Items provided:Bed linens, Kitchen appliances, Kitchenware, Blender, Microwave, Coffee Pot, DVD player with selection of movies, CD alarm clock, Hair dryer, Outside shower, 2 chaise lounges, Deck & 2 glider deck chairs, Tropical paddle fans, Books and puzzles. Telephone-local calling or to receive long distant calls. Calling cards can be purchased in town for out of town calls. Cell phones can be brought along but your cell company needs to be notified about upcoming out of country service well in advance of your departure. Check with your company for service rules.Items to bring:Personal toiletries, Books, Snorkeling equipment, Swimsuits.Activities to enjoy:Great snorkeling with your supplies, Swimming, Beach combing, Island travel and sightseeing, Cave exploring, Tasting wonderful island food, Sitting back and taking a well-deserved break is optional!For a fee:Ocean tandem (2 person) kayak rental available.
Sister Cottage: Passionate Pelican Cottage located approx. 100 ft away.
Life jackets are provided & required for kayak use: Rate: Damaged/lost deposit of $100. The deposit is refunded to you after return of kayak/paddles in same condition as received upon departure by mail. Extra charges: Daily housekeeping, fishing with guides, pickup/delivery from Deadmans Cay airport can be provided with outside providers *Nancy, our assistant, is available to assist you if needed. Whistling Duck is a 20-minute drive from Deadman's Cay airport and in a neighborhood of other fine homes. Flowers and palm trees line the roadside to the cottage. The nearest town is Clarence Town which is only one and 1/2 mile from the cottage and it hosts a health clinic. A larger clinic is located in Deadman's Cay. There are several island restaurants, a small store and bars located near by in town. Local made fresh baked bread may be purchased at certain days at Mr. Pratt's store close to town. Local people are family friendly and eager to provide answers to your questions. Items of interest are 2 blue holes, one at Dean's Blue Hole (Turtle Cove) with one located right at the end of Lochaber Beach which is a short walk along the beautiful sand.
Deadmans Cay Airport is final destination for LI to Whistling Duck Cottage.
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Member since: 2004
- 600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
- Romantic KING deep mattress with festive high thread count bedding
Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Coin Laundry
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Sight Seeing
- Ocean View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Air Conditioning
- Ceiling Fans
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Reservation fee $75
- Taxes Not included
Nightly rate for less than a 7 night reservation: $225.00 per night.
No smoking and no pets. Maximum allowed is two adults. Not suitable for children.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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About the owner: The best part of being the contact person for the cottages is that I love the interactions with people of every inquiry I receive. Each story is unique and the reasons for coming to LI - anniversaries, birthdays, getting married, or just plain kicking back to relax, are all to be celebrated and I love being a part of it. Many guests we have met and they have become friends to both Barry and I. We always look forward to meeting up again and rejoice when our paths do cross at the same time.
Why the Owner Chose Clarence Town, Bahamas:
From the first moment visiting Long Island and the Lochabar area, Barry and I felt we had found home. The amazing beauty and safety of the harbor, the local people & neighbors who have become close friends and the sea life plus the surrounding vegetation make this the ultimate place to relax or enjoy numerous water sports & activities. The 3 cays in front are accessible by kayak to beach comb for shells, bring a picnic or enjoy solitary pursuits. It also makes the water calm with the amazing colors of turquoise and many shades of blue. Simply amazing!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Sea life with turtles & rays plus the birds, butterflies and flowers surround you with their presence to enjoy. The cottage location makes it easy to dine out. There are 2 local restaurants close by that serve Bahamian style meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner and there are several stores within driving distance if you wish to eat in to enjoy the view.
- Primary: +1 603-439-0404 cell
Links to more information:
Welcome to Whistling Duck!
Mile of Pink Sand Beach Looking Toward WD Cottage
Gorgeous turtle in the water in front of the cottage.
Max's Conch Bar-Home Of LI's Famous Conch Salad
Mini regatta out front of cottage in Lochabar harbor
Mermaid shower tile
Front porch with resident fisherman
Cottage entry walk - steps from the gorgeous oceanfront.
Side deck view of Clarence Town harbor
Beautiful clear tropical Caribbean water in front of Whistling Duck Cottage.
WDC Resident Seahorse
Pelican visiting at our blue hole in the harbor.
Friendly & curious sea turtle @ Deans Blue Hole.
Great selection at Max's!
WDC at water's edge in Lochaber Harbor.
Harbor view from WDC.
View of side deck from bedroom.
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