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Beach Front Cottage with private dock, 21 ft boat available, Cold AC....

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 8 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bed, 1 1/2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

Green Bananas is a charming Victorian beach front cottage that accommodates one or two couples or a family of up to five. It is located on the southeast side of Lubbers Quarters, a moderately inhabited island in Abaco, Bahamas. We have secure agreements for a boat rental to be added to your holiday package.

Lubbers Quarters, a relatively undiscovered beauty is a private island tucked between Great Abaco, Elbow and Tilloo Cayes (pronounced 'keys') It Abounds with historic lore from Blackbeard's buried treasure to tales of gnome-like 'Yahoos' who comb the beach looking for green bananas. (Ask any island child.) There are several trails on Lubbers, as well as caves, wild orchids, hummingbirds, small beaches and interesting people.

Lubbers, in the Bay of Abaco, is surrounded by quaint islands, likened to a pastel version of Martha's Vineyard. Nearby you will find fishing and boat building villages, the famous Hope Town candystriped lighthouse, artist colonies and the world renowned Sandy Cay Seapark.

Green Bananas offers

-Living room with built in day bed, dining area and full kitchen -- microwave, toaster, blender, coffee pot.

-Master bedroom with French doors opening onto front porch, walk in closet, queen bed

-Large loft bedroom, walk in closet, two double beds, lounger.

-Private outside hot water shower and morning sink as well as full inside bathroom (tub/shower).

-Both 110 and solar powered 12 volt electric.

-The beds will be made up with fresh linens. The cottage has plenty of blankets, comforters, pillows and a set of bath towels per guest.

-There is a charcoal grill. Usually there is charcoal left from previous renters, the same with spices, tea, flour, sugar, paper towels and tp.

There are several trails on Lubbers, as well as caves, wild orchids, hummingbirds, small beaches and interesting people. A short boat ride away is Cracker P’s, a chef owned and operated beach bar/restaurant, also loved by locals. There is a marked trail that will also take you to Cracker P’s. It’s fun and somewhat adventurous. Try it the first time in daylight and bring a flashlight and plenty of batteries for the trip home. Fifteen minute walk, max.

Keywords: cottage, beach front, dock, beach, loft, charming, boat, house, private island, secluded, Hopetown, Hope Town, Abaco, Bahamas, Lubbers, Lubbers Quarters, fishing, snorkeling, green bananas

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About The Owner

I am a Bahamian and live on the mainland of Abaco... Green Bananas is my beach cottage... Where my kids and I spend holidays and weekends.. and now would like to share with you..

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2004

Why The Owner chose Hope Town

Green Bananas is the most unique cottage in the Abacos. Its rustic yet has the finest comforts.. It is directly on the beach but also has a private dock.. You will live on the front porch.. The outside shower is private and delicious... The running lane of boats is just off of the dock so you can sit all day and seagaze. Lay in bed and watch the gorgeous sunrises. Go fishing, crawfishing, conching, cruising, and then come home to Green Bananas and grill your Catch - on the dock...

What makes this cottage unique

Most island homes are either on the beach or have a dock... But not both... Green Bananas is the incredible gem... gorgeous white sand beach... long, simple dock...


Hope Town Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • Very comfy high quality sheets and pillows, extra blankets, extra day bed in each bedroom
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Beach Front Cottage with private dock, 21 ft boat available, Cold AC....
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

A piece of paradise and calm

  • 5 of 5

The Green Banana was everything we were looking for and more. Away from it all but with everything we needed. A great library, a kitchen with anything we were looking for, a very kindly left behind medicine cabinet that had everything from nail polish remover to band aids, extra shampoo, whatever I forgot was there. Do be sure to stock up at grocery store BEFORE you leave Marsh Harbour. Do enjoy the Sandfly 8 min by boat from GB. Kind staff, great menu and fun people and boat watching.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Pottsboro, TX

Absolutely breathtaking!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Beautiful property, everything and more than we expected! Cottage is adorable, loved sleeping with open windows and hearing the waves roll onto the beach. Enjoyed coffee on porch in the mornings watching sunrise and romantic sunsets with wine in the evenings.Would recommend to others and hope to come back in future!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Palm Beach, FL

The Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for peace & serenity, Green Bananas is your place! Quaint, quiet and tranquil location in a comfortable and clean cottage with a great dock, private beach and all you need to get away from it all!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Wonderful Spring Break Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed our stay at Green Bananas on Lubbers Cay. The cottage was perfect for 4 people, with just the right amount of comforts for an island getaway. The location is ideal, situated across from Tahiti Beach with quick access to places of interest to both the north and south.

Rhonda's level of communication was perfect, and she offered many options to expand our knowledge of the local area. I highly recommend this cottage for an Abaco vacation!


Bret Saunders

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

Watch the sun rise and see marine life all day long. Lots of fish, sea turtles and even dolphin from the dock. Hang out in the sun all day and head over to the firefly at sunset. 10 min boat ride to Hope Town or just hang on the island at Crackers Ps. This place is great for the couple with a little sense of adventure. Go as a couple or bring some friends you won't be disappointed .

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cleveland, GA USA

Stunning views topped only by a perfect location with amazingly neighbors

  • 5 of 5

After staying for a week, we had a great trip that definitely exceeded our expectations. The house was super cozy and rustic that was ultimately a great place to stay. My only recomendations is for the owner to instal better shower heads (which were quite poor) and to instal a water filter to make the tap water drinkable.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Marsh Harbour
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Cracker P's
Nearest Ferry
Twice daily
Nearest Beach
Right in front of house
Car: not necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $175
Pet Fee $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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