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Papaya House Exuma on Spectacular Beach

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 king bedrooms all with en suite, with views of white sand & turquoise waters

Spacious, modern home directly beachfront on one of the best beaches on the island -- only 3 other properties on the beach! Ideal get away from it all destination, yet with services nearby. Three large bedrooms with king beds and en suite bathrooms, all with views of the sea and sand. Fully equipped beach house in a tropical, peaceful, spectacular setting. Short drive to restaurants, sites and shopping. Connected by bridge to Great Exuma where the airport is located. There is a fourth small bedroom, suitable for children, with two twin beds.

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More Details

Owner
Jackie Ferris
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 3, 2017

About Jackie Ferris

Interested in buying a holiday property for years, then fell in love with Exuma when we went on vacation. Island's amazing, and this beach is incredible.

Jackie Ferris purchased this house in 2014

Why Jackie Ferris chose Bahamas

The most spectacular setting and beach we'd ever seen, and the house was modern, well decorated and well equipped.

What makes this house unique

Great combination of beach and sun with places to sit in the shade and just watch the water. Upstairs balcony off the bedrooms with rocking chairs is just about the best place to read in the world.

There are two double kayaks, a hammock and full sized laundry machines, as well as lots of water toys.

Amenities

Exuma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main floor bedroom en suite - toilet , shower , Also contains a urinal
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , En suite to bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Ensuite to bedroom 3
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Main floor powder room
    Outdoor shower - For after the beach, or just because....
  • All modern, clean and spacious.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Main Floor Bedroom - 1 king , Walk out to patio, beach and ocean view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Upstairs with walk out to balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Upstairs with walk out to balcony
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd floor bedroom, two single beds
  • Comfortable beds, good quality linens and towels, fans and screen doors if A/C not desirable.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
The Good Life, Bahamas are Papaya House's property managers on island, and they can arrange other services, including a chef, massage, or mid-stay cleaning. Check out papayahouse.com for more info and photos. Email us for pricing details.

Reviews

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Papaya House Exuma on Spectacular Beach
average rating of 4.935484 based on 31 reviews
5

Exuma Trip

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed on Exuma many times and this was our first time at Papaya House. What a great home and great location in Little Exuma. This was one of the best homes we have stayed at in Exuma. We will definitely return. All that was advertised was accurate. The kayaks, pool toys, games, movies, etc were all there and very useful.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado Springs, CO
4

Simply Perfect Location

  • 4 of 5

Just finished spending 10 nights at Papaya House. That amount of time afforded us the opportunity to explore much of Little and Great Exuma. Papaya House is located on THE best beach in Exuma - hands down. Only 2 other houses on this beach with one additional under construction. We had the entire beach to ourselves for the duration of our visit. If conditions permit, kayaking to Pipe and Pigeon Cays off the beach from the house is an absolute must. Be very careful on Pipe Cay. Hundreds of bird eggs on the island. As you approach the island, the birds will let you know they don't appreciate you being there. They were loud but let us explore nonetheless. The island further out has loads of friendly ring tailed lizards and an iguana even made an appearance.

Similar to recommendations you'll find elsewhere visiting CoCoPlum Beach, renting a boat from Minn's and having lunch at Chat N Chill and visiting the outer Cays via Four C's adventures are all must dos.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing beach and fabulous home

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our amazing vacation on The Exuma's. The house is beautiful and was well-suited for 2 couples, a teen, and 2 children. The kitchen is well-stocked, the beds were really comfortable, and we felt we had all the amenities we needed for a great stay. There were a ton of fun beach toys and floaties and it was great to not have to pack beach towels. Onike stocked the house with some food and drinks upon our arrival which was super helpful after our long night of traveling. We did have some issues with the water purification system in the house, but Onike was quick to help us out and get a plumber in to fix it quickly. We ate at Santana's twice and the food was fantastic! We were never able to make it to Tropic Breeze, they close early and are closed on Monday's and we were so busy we just weren't able to make it happen. We ate our last meal at Catch a Fire, the food was great and the restaurant was beautiful. We also hit Peace and Plenty and were very happy with the bar and gorgeous view. We were not at all impressed with Chat and Chill, stay away from the conch burgers! We rented a boat for two days from Minn's, went diving, snorkeling, spear fishing and a day trip with Four C's to see pigs, sharks, iguanas and it was amazing! The beach in front of the house was breathtaking and was our favorite! We had the beach to ourselves most of the time and it was so relaxing! We did have a few days of really windy weather, but made do with movies and games provided in the house. My husband and kids went bone fishing and had a great time. Overall, super fun vacation and I highly recommend Papaya House! We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Tropical Bliss...

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Papaya House was delightful, as always! The beach is amazing, linens and towels (including beach towels) are top notch, home is clean and well kept. Property managers were attentive. Water toys and kayaks make for great adventures. Love it!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The hallmark of an amazing vacation - would you return?

  • 5 of 5

an unequivocal "YES" - in fact, this was my third vacation at Papaya House, and it won't be my last (think annual !!!). Notwithstanding the 5-star status of the accommodations, complete with full kitchen supplies/spices, etc. and entertainment items - from water toys (kayaks, body boards, snorkeling, etc) to board games and dvd's (because sometimes the sun doesn't shine) - and yes, reasonable Wifi, there are great adventures and excursions to be had on this little island - my favourite being the boat tour from Barreterre, with the highlight being the grotto snorkeling (and yes, swimming with the pigs!). And especially for me, being an avid angler, there is no shortage of opportunities. Whether we were flyfishing the mangroves for bonefish, trolling the depths of the Bahama Sound for wahoo, spinning for mahi mahi or even casting from the bridge for horse-eyed jacks, our lines were always tight ! In fact, this year was our personal best as we landed 3 wahoo, the largest being 85 lbs !!! Needless to say, we gave most of the 'meat' away to locals.

For the young at heart, a short kayak paddle out to the nearby Cays always provides some good surf. Bring the body boards and catch the waves!!! It is so exhilarating.

If you are looking for a different experience than the hype and congestion of the typical big island resorts, this is the place. So relaxing. So peaceful! So refreshing!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Montreal, Canada
5

Great place to get away!

  • 5 of 5

Very happy to be back at Papaya House for a week again this year. A perfect place to get away and relax. The beach and waterfront are exceptional. You feel like you have it to yourself. We had a few days of wind and the body surfing was amazing!

The house is very comfortable for a large group and well equipped with everything you might need, including snorkels for exploring the water and a well stocked shelf of games and movies for the evenings. We ate most of our meals at Papaya House, but also enjoyed exploring Little Exuma and going out to Santanna's beach bar and the Tropic Breeze for lunch. Christian's seafood platter is amazing! Many thanks for a great week!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Perfect combination of away from it all and easy access to activities.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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