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Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

A/C 2 Bed/1 Bath, Waterfront with a 60' dock & Golf Cart

Captain Sam Sawyer was an industrious Bahamian man who made his living from the sea. In his lifetime, he sponged and shark-fished. His colourful past even included rum running during with several other island men. He was a pioneer in the craw-fishing industry which is second to tourism in the Bahamas today. He had an 85' Coast Guard Vessel which he docked in front of his house. When he was not craw-fishing, he and his wife Mary, took fishing parties out on weekly excursions. They collected and sold seashells, sea fans, conch shells, starfish and coral (when it was legal to do so) to Florida souvenier shops. His home which was built in the early 1950's has been completely remodeled and is located on Bay Street in historic New Plymouth. It is air conditioned, has Bahamian Island Cable 32 inch flatscreen TV, DVD player, High speed wireless internet, and includes a golfcart.

Marilyn Saunders or Susan Luccini
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

About Marilyn Saunders or Susan Luccini

I am a senior citizen who loves the island and it's people

Marilyn Saunders or Susan Luccini purchased this house in 1991


Green Turtle Cay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Bed (1) Full size Bed (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(10 traveler reviews)

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Ft. Lauderdale

As always, GTC & the Abaco's is great

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful house, dead in the middle of town. Everything works well. Bar b que is typical Bahamas, but works fine. The house is cute, yet functional for 4. We loved the personalized service from Marilyn too. Met us at the ferry dock (50 yards away) & helped with all our little bags.

Definitely will be staying again.

Thanks again

Capt Gary, Ft Lauderdale FL

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This home belonged to an ambitious Sea Captain who loved the sea. He and his wife loved this home and took great care of it. You can feel the history as soon as you walk in the door. Come experience why we have many repeat guests here at Cap'n Sam's.
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We keep coming back for more...

  • 5 of 5

As if location wasn't enough to make Cap'n Sam's Cottage the perfect choice, their hospitality is always first class. A cozy cottage with comfortable beds after a long day on the boat and cold A/C with all the amenities you will need during your stay. Dockage for our boat right out front makes this an obvious choice for us. Within walking distance to customs, shopping & restaurants in town. Booked again for 5th year in a row.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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not fancy, but we love it, just finished our third visit and have booked for next year

  • 5 of 5

we love GTC. This year, Marilyn met us at the ferry, gave us both hugs, and said "welcome home". We love the fact that GTC has no-one up in your face trying to sell you dodgy stuff, no beggars, no litter and no crime. Y'all can walk around at 3am in perfect safety. Never had a bad meal. Its a little more expensive than Florida ( no more expensive than Nova Scotia) but this is not significant for us. Best beaches in Abaco, no crowds, great fishing

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indian Rocks Beach,FL

Great location, perfect accomodation!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Green Turtle Cay for over a decade but have never stayed in town before. We chose Cap n Sam's based on its location on the waterfront in town and the fact it also had a private dock where we could keep a rental boat if desired. We throughly enjoyed the property, it had all the ammenties one would need to cook if so desired including a grill. The house was perfect for 2 adults and was nicely furnished. We loved our stay so much we booked a trip back next year! Thank you Marilyn and Jim and your team for making our stay so wonderful! Jason & Jen

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location & views!

  • 5 of 5

Capt n' Sam's is out favorite place to stay on GTC; our 3rd year back & already reserved for 2018! Marilyn & her team are great host. Greeting us at the dock & helping us unload our boat. They had the house ready with fresh flowers, a/c running & golf cart ready to take off in. Freshly remodeled with nice nautical feel -- it was perfect. As always a/c was cold & comfortable beds after being out on the water. Walking distance to our favorite restaurants, shopping, site seeing & sun sets or take the cart to explore the island. Sat at the dock every night enjoying the views. Our 28 foot boat had no trouble getting in or out, even in low tide. Nice cleaning table to clean your catch of the day. The place to stay -- especially if you have a boat.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Green Turtle Cay is fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We had never been to Bahamas before and we were a little intimidated about renting an unknown property in another country but the owners/staff of Capt. Sam house made it a breeze. We flew into Treasure Cay, took a 5 minute taxi ride to the

Green Turtle Ferry, and a 10 minute ferry ride to the island.( Ferries are proudly reliable and frequent) and we were met at the dock by Marilyn and Sam to take us to the house which was only 100 yards away. They showed us the necessities of the house and got us our golf cart ( very helpful). House is nicely decorated and had all the luxuries of home like cable TV, wifi, air conditioning and cooking utensils. We took the golf cart to multiple gorgeous beaches daily and explored every nook and cranny of the island. Groceries were easily available although pricey compared to US. Many great restaurants to choose from. Being in New Plymouth was fun as we got to see all the goings on of the small town. Best part of the trip was how friendly all the GTC people are. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It certainly was our pleasure to have you as our guests. We pride ourselves on providing the best experience possible for all who visit, and it seems that we accomplished that with you. Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Reviews are what drives our business. As far as returning to our island.....we'll be waiting!
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Treasure Cay
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Miss Emily's / Wrecking Tree
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Miss Emily's / Wrecking Tree
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
30 feet from front door
Car: recommended

Welcome to picturesque Green Turtle Cay, located in Abaco, part of the Bahamian Out Islands. Green Turtle Cay is a tropical escape less than an hour from Florida. A friendly, laid back island, Green Turtle Cay is surrounded by miles of deserted beaches and crystal clear waters. To the west is the Sea of Abaco, with it's calm, shallow waters and incredible sunsets. To the ease is the Atlantic Ocean with the world's second largest barrier reef teaming with tropical fish, less than 100 yards from shore. Here you can fish, dive, take a rental boat to your very own near be deserted island, or simply relax.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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