Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Relax Oceanside With The Turquoise Waters And White Powder Sand Beach

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Secluded efficiency apartment only steps away from beach and ocean.

The apartment is modern and very comfortable. There is a full kitchen with all needed utensils and a bar for eating. The bathroom has a shower and large closet. There is a queen bed, twin bed and pull out sofa for sleeping 3-4 persons. On the ocean side is a porch with table and chairs where you can eat or have your 5 o'clock cocktail or just relax. There are over 100 books to choose from should you decide to include that in you relaxation. The waters are safe to swim in and the beach goes on for miles if you prefer spending your time outdoors. There are reefs a short distance from the shore if you like to snorkel. The landscape is lush with palms and tropical plants. There are stone walkways, walls,and a large stone patio right on the beach with inviting lounge chairs. For shade there is a large covered pergola with a teak table and chairs.

Standup paddle boards are available.

If you are into exploring the choices can be endless. Surrounding the property besides the beach and ocean are ponds and salinas and woods. The island itself is very interesting with historic sites, caves, many beaches and the worlds deepest blue hole is about 20 minutes away. There is a marina and a couple great restaurants about 10 minutes away. Deadman's Cay airport is 20-25 minutes north and there are several grocery stores between it and Bahamian Mood.

Long island is well known for it's bone fishing as well as deep sea fishing and there are guides available. There are great eco tours and snorkeling via boat available also.

More Details

Property Manager
Lisa Teufel
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Lisa Teufel

We live on the west coast of Florida and we are water people. We enjoy being on it, in it ,under it, around it and just looking at it. We spend most of our vacation time boating and scuba diving. And that's why we have spent a lot of time in the Bahamas. After boating around most of the islands, Long Island became our favorite. We were actually just looking for a lot to build on when Tom retired when we found Bahamian Mood. The gorgeous crystal clear water and white beach convinced us this was where we wanted to be. It so pristine! We already knew how friendly the locals are and there almost no crime. It's quiet and so relaxing! Only occasionally do you ever see a person on the beach. So now Tom has retired and we hope to spend as much time here as possible. We have 6 kids, 12 grandkids, and 3 great, so we have to be in Florida to see them part of our time.

Lisa Teufel purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Lisa Teufel chose Long Island

After diving in many parts of the world we have seen many beaches and waters. Few can compare to the white powdery sand and the turquoise waters here. It is so clean! The colors never cease to amaze me.

There are no sounds of crowds or traffic, just the quiet sounds of nature.

The house is fun, easy and 'beachy'. The inside is comfortable and there are plenty of outdoor spaces where you can relax.

What makes this apartment unique

When we found this house we were only looking for a lot but we LOVED it! We loved how it sits right on the beach and the views and the easy access of the water. The best thing about the property is staying right on the gorgeous beach and water. We added natural stone walkways, walls and a large patio as well as a pergala for shade. Along with the natural bush there are lush tropical plants.

So relaxing around the the house and beach is comfortable or you can take off and explore the beach or snorkel and explore the reefs along the way.

Amenities

Long Island Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

100% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Relax Oceanside With The Turquoise Waters And White Powder Sand Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

Excellent stay with an incredible beach!

  • 5 of 5

The home is located just outside of Clarence Town. It’s a great central location on the island. There is a bakery and marina with an excellent restaurant very nearby in Clarence Town. You can also see sharks at the dock at the marina.

The home was well appointed with everything we needed. Everything was clean, well maintained, and in working condition. The kitchen has a cooktop, but does not have an oven. There is a grill outside that we used to make grouper several times.

The beach is directly out your door and is SPECTACULAR! It is one of the best swimming beaches I have ever seen. Not much to see snorkeling, but we did have a large ray pass by.

Nancy the caretaker was very pleasant and helpful. She checked in with us a few times, but didn’t pester us and made sure we felt at home.

Everything about this home and location was wonderful. Please know that there are sand flies on the calm days. Bring bug spray! There are also small scorpions. Just keep an eye out. I have seen them and been eaten alive by sand flies every time I’ve visited the Bahamas, but the beauty of the islands will keep me coming back.

When renting a vehicle, try to get a Jeep or all wheel drive vehicle. The roads to get to the house and must see places like Cape Santa Maria and Deans Blue Hole are rough. Make sure you eat at Max’s Conch Bar in Deadmans Cay. His conch salad is the best in the Bahamas and they have WiFi. Seaside is a good grocery store, but I really liked the Midway store in Pinders. It has everything. There’s also a laundry on the left when driving north before you get to Deadmans. It was clean and Miss Hagge was very helpful.

Don’t miss Cape Santa Maria, Aderley’s Plantation, the Shrimp Hole, Guana Cay, the farmers market on Saturday, and Deans Blue Hole.

I can’t wait to return next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

A cosy, comfortable and well equipped appartment ON the beach.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed almost 2 weeks in Bahamian mood. The location is absolutely what you want in Bahamian family islands...turquoise water as far as your eyes can see and secluded sandy beach. The location is perfect for visiting all the spots in the mid and south of Long Island...Hamilton cave, Dean Blue Hole, the great beaches like bonacorde, Gordon and many places to find shells. We did stay on site to enjoy the beautiful garden and the patio located on a great beach (Galloway landing). There is a grocery and liquor store within 15 minutes drive and 2 restaurants in the Clarence town marina at about 7 minutes drive. The appartment is modern, nicely decorated, functional kitchen including coffee machine and microwave. Nancy provided all the information .Thanks Lisa for sharing your piece of paradise.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great beach for kids!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place! A real treat after a not so great rental in Exuma. Much appreciated the clean and comfortable beds. Very clean and bright in the house, but the best thing was being right on the beach. The wind blew during our entire vacation, so it was great to be on the Caribbean side. We were able to go in the ocean daily even when the Atlantic side was extremely rough. Close enough for a short drive to Dean's blue hole – which was awesome...The cottage had all the basic cooking utensils, a few puzzles, and plenty of books for adults – but if you have kids, definitely bring a few games and/or books for entertainment. The beach is amazing during the day, but the bugs will come out at about 4 o'clock, and then you will need things to do inside – or a whole lot of bug spray! The owners were great folks to work with, and the caretaker Nancy was great and very helpful as well. Thank you for everything!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Peace and beauty

  • 5 of 5

The ultimate destination if you want to escape from the hassle of city life. The house is as beautiful and well kept as it can be. The view is stunning and you privacy is guaranteed since you have your own corner of paradise 3 meters away from your porch right in front of you. I haven't had the chance to meet Lisa but we kept in touch through telephone and she's been a perfect host. All in all, I can't find any room for improvement here. We left tremendously satisfied with the island and the accommodation made it just a perfect, unforgettable vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0
5

Beautiful rental

  • 5 of 5

This place is beautiful. The house, grounds, location and beach are all fantastic. Very relaxing, secluded, clean and quiet. The owner is attentive and our needs were met without difficulty.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
St. Catharines Ontario Canada
5

The best of both Bahamas worlds "relax" vs "adventure"

  • 5 of 5

We've been travelling to the Family Islands for 20 years renting from apartments to 4 bedroom homes, with being our fourth trip to Long Island. We have introduced the natural, peaceful beauty of the islands to many of our friends over the years, and this Studio apartment is without a doubt the perfect setting for either a 'first timer' to the island, or to the seasoned "family island" traveller! Bahama Mood is on a spectacular beach front setting, and whether your eating breakfast on the kitchen island, reading in the sitting room, waking up in bed or having a margarita on the porch... the magnificent turquoise waters are literally right in front of you!! Our hosts Tom & Lisa were very welcoming, helpful, and knowledgeable and for first timers would be able to provide a prolific amount of information about Long Island. Otherwise if you come to get away from it all, they are equally respectful of providing you with privacy.

You can walk the beach extensively, snorkel coral reefs just of the shoreline and find an abundance of marine life, explore the back creeks and waterways by kayak, or try paddle boarding on a calm day. My husband said I shouldn't give away all the secrets (smile) but there is also huge extensive flat system for bone fishing within walking distance! The unit itself was complete with everything needed, and was extremely clean, decorated beautifully in a Bahama theme.

Whether you come to Long Island to kick back, read and relax, or fill every day with adventure and aquatic activities....Bahama Mood has it all!! Highly recommend it!!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
4 0

Map

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Deadmans Cay LGI
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Skeeters
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Outer Edge at Flying Fish Marina, Winter Haven
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
front of house
Car: necessary

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

You might like these similar properties