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Secluded Rustic Bahamas Beach Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Beach Front Cottage

Elephant Beach House has approximately 700 square feet of air conditioned living area, plus scenic wood decks, thatched roof gazebo and deck overlooking the beautiful beach. Spacious stairs with comfortable landings provide additional living space to enjoy the spectacular views. Our beach is composed of some of the softest beach sand you will find anywhere in the world and is secluded (you may observe 10 people walk down the beach all day!). The cottage is rustic and cozy with split unit air conditioning and wall units for back-up. The kitchen has a full-size refrigerator, stove, microwave oven, and toaster oven. The cottage is a split plan with the bedrooms each containing a queen size bed. The front bedroom has an attached bathroom with stand-up shower. The back bedroom has a water closet and an outdoor shower that overlooks the Sea of Abaco beyond the jungle. The cottage sleeps two couples comfortably. A golf cart is recommended and can be rented on the island. The lot is 750 feet deep and 100 feet wide on the beach with a tropical jungle surrounding the cottage. The cottage has a backup diesel generator in case of power outages.


Great Guana Cay Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , outdoor shower , The back bedroom contains a water closet & outdoor shower.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master bathroom
  • Master bathroom contains a single sink, toilet, and stand up shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Back bedroom has a water closet and outdoor shower.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom is cozy with a queen size bed and attached bathroom with stand up shower.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Secluded Rustic Bahamas Beach Cottage
average rating of 4.8913045 based on 46 reviews

Ocean Front Cottage

  • 4 of 5

The Elephant Cottage is a great spot for one or two couples or a small family to get away. The cottage is situated on the top of a bluff that looks out over the Atlantic - really picturesque. The cottage is set up nicely with the two bedrooms having separate entrances and all the necessities as far as appliances etc. Great area to hang out on the deck in the hammock and nice little platform down on the beach. We had mostly good weather which was amazing but it is important to note that it does get really loud / blustery once the wind picks up due to it's location on the bluff. Owner's were very responsive and Darvin the property manager was very helpful.

Would reccomend Guana Cay if you're looking for a quieter island. Limited options for restaurants / grocery / liquor but if you plan it shouldn't be an issue.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was great with awesome views!

  • 5 of 5

Donna and I had a great time and can't wait to go back. The house was perfect for us and very private on a great beach....

We can't say enough about the house or the island. The people are so friendly and nice. The caretaker made sure we wanted for nothing, we never seen him but, he answered any questions we had right away!

The overall experience was awesome and we will definitely be back! Thank you for letting us share your little piece of paradise!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our 4th Wonderful Trip To Pure Paradise

  • 5 of 5

What can I say ? Each trip to Elephant Beach House and Great Guana Cay gets better and better. The freshly updated kitchen was a lovely surprise. As always, the cottage was clean, cozy and comfortable. It is ideal for two couples. Even though it is roughly 800 square feet under roof, the two bedrooms are in separate structures which allows for space between two couples. We never get tired of the extraordinary view and all the decks. We always have new adventures on each visit. The diving and fishing are world class. The price is very reasonable. The owner and the property manager are caring and responsive. This is a quintessential Bahamas beach cottage. We will be back !

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property- great location, clean comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous location, secluded and private with easy access.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cannot beat the location!

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, cozy and private; the decks, view and deserted beach are hard to beat! Convenient to Nipper's and town. Darvin was very helpful, met us with our golf cart and was available via text for any questions. Good value for the price. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wow ! What a view ! Plus Privacy and Seclusion!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was ideal for 2 couples. The cottage is cozy, clean, and decorated with fun "island-themed" art. The new kitchen is fantastic. It is not fancy, but the price is more than reasonable. We felt it was an excellent value. The property has the best of both worlds. First, it is a 3 minute golf cart ride to the settlement (where the grocer and liquor store and gift shop and ferry dock are located). Second, it is completely secluded and landscaped with wonderful coconut palms. The adventurous drive up the jungle road ends with a stunning view of the ocean, reef, and beach. It took our collective breath away. There is an awesome hammock under the thatched gazebo. There are decks galore to enjoy the outdoors. The deck down on the sand was a favorite spot. We grilled a lot of delicious fish and lobster. The owner (Brian) was warm, friendly and responsive. The property manager (Darvin) was very helpful and kind. We cannot wait to return.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brian Bursa
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Brian Bursa

We are attorneys in Florida. We fell in love with this property and purchased it in 2004. We are fortunate to stay at Elephant Beach House 5 times each year.

Brian Bursa purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Brian Bursa chose Great Guana Cay

If you are looking for a secluded, island/beach get away, this is an ideal property. It is rustic (not fancy). This is not a luxury property. True beach/island enthusiastics will love the seclusion...the views...and the beach.

What makes this cottage unique

The stunning views and secluded nature of this property are what we love the most about Elephant Beach House.


Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Marsh Harbour
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nippers Beach Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Albury Ferry - Great Guana Cay
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Bakers Bay
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nippers Beach Bar & Grill
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Great Guana Cay
Car: not necessary

Elephant Beach House is located on a 40 foot dune overlooking a beautiful, secluded beach with snorkeling and diving from the shore. This is a true get-away-from-it-all, laid-back island/beach locale. There are beach bars/grills, grocery store, and liquor store close by for your convenience.




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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