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New, Spacious, Breezy - Sea View Villa - Stunning Ocean Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6

Our cottage is brand new and has a large open-concept living area including living room, dining area with seating for 6, and a fully equipped kitchen. We provide satellite TV, DVD player, wifi, local land line phone, and local pre-paid cell phone (top up the minutes at any store).

We have a master bedroom suite with a king-size bed, a walk-in closet and extra storage closet, and an en suite bathroom with double-sink vanity.

The other bedroom has a queen-size bed and a second bathroom just outside the door. We also have 2 twin-size air beds for extra guests. The laundry room has full-size washer and dryer.

Outside is a large L-shaped porch with seating for enjoying the ocean views and breezes, lounges for sun-bathing, and a barbecue grill.

We provide a 2-person kayak, bicycles, beach towels, cooler, snorkeling gear, and beach chairs.

There are many beautiful beaches up and down the island. We recommend that you go to Amazon and search for "The Elusive Beaches of Eleuthera," for everything you want to know about the beaches.

More Details

Owner
Paul and Ruth Saunders
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 31, 2017

About Paul and Ruth Saunders

After living in Nassau for many years, we visited Rainbow Bay and fell in love with it immediately. We decided that same day to buy property here. It's almost like coming back to our roots, since one of Paul's ancestors was part of the Eleutheran Adventurers, who shipwrecked at Preacher's Cave off the north end of Eleuthera in 1647, and subsequently settled in Harbour Island.

Paul and Ruth Saunders purchased this house in 2014

Why Paul and Ruth Saunders chose Rainbow Bay

As soon as we saw the elevation of this property and the breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, with its ever-changing shades of blues and greens, and the panoramic views of the coastline all the way down to James Point in James Cistern and beyond, we realized this was the place for us. It's amazingly relaxing to be able to kick back and breathe in the fresh air, feel the breeze, and listen to the waves breaking on the shore.

Amenities

Rainbow Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Vanity with two sinks
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Two twin-size aero beds Baby/toddler bed available
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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New, Spacious, Breezy - Sea View Villa - Stunning Ocean Views
average rating of 4.862069 based on 29 reviews
5

Awesome property with picturesque views!

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this home to everyone

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nassau, Bahamas
4

The property is in a strategic location for one experience a beautiful sunrise and lovely seabreeze.

  • 4 of 5

First of all we booked the villa because of the beauiful view of the Atlantic Ocean and the balcony. Also a priority was the fact that it has satellite TV. As we are home bodies having that was a plus. The moment we arrived I knew that was it, we couldn't have selected a better house. Ruth met us upon our arrival, she was warm and hospitable. She went over a few things with us but everything was pretty much straight forward. Upon entering the house it was exactly as described, spacious, clean and everything in its place; just as I like it clutter free. We brought our food with us to prepare our daily meals and everything we needed to do that was there. We had no issues except with the direct TV box, and even though Mrs. Saunders had to leave town that didn't stop the show. She had her neightbor step in to assist and the problem was rectified. Overall we had a great stay at Sea View Villa and though we didn't utilize any of the amenities for the outdoors this time, we will most definitely be back and we highly recommend this house for your future visit to Rainbow Bay, Eleuthera. Time somehow got away fron us with the Hatchet Bay festival going on, but there will be a next time. Thank you Mrs. Saunders for an enjoyable stay and a beautiful house. We look forward to future visits, because we will be back! ❤❤❤

Charmain A.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We just arrived back home to the states and were very sad to leave our 10-day stay at Ruth's house. She is a great host and went above and beyond to help us out anytime we needed. The house is centrally located so it made exploring the island by car a lot easier. Any future plans to return to Eleuthera will be made with this house in mind and Ruth being our first choice.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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East Berlin Pa
5

Wonderful experience! Loved Sea View Villa!

  • 5 of 5

Sea View Villa was definitely a good choice for our home away from home! It was set up very well, very comfortable, and we didn't lack anything for our stay there, even though the city water was off. Ruth was very thoughtful in making sure the tanks were filled with water from her own cistern, and we never experienced a shortage. The kitchen was well stocked with all the basics, like spices, ketchup, and etc. The open layout of the house was really nice. And the view! Being able to see the Atlantic Ocean out of most of the windows was a real treat, plus we greatly enjoyed the stars at night. We did not try out the kayak and bicycles, but did use the cooler and beach items different times, as well as the grill. Ruth was a very friendly person and made us feel right at home. The location was also very nice, as we had easy access to both the north and south ends of the island without a lot of driving. We really enjoyed the many beaches, Billy and Brenda's Barbeque, Fish Fry in Governor's Harbor, and most of all, watching the sun rise over Lighthouse Beach! We made lots of memories and really, really enjoyed our stay at Eleuthera. We would definitely consider staying here again! Thank you Ruth!!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

everything you could ask for and more!

  • 5 of 5

we had such an amazing vacation! the house was perfect with beautiful views! ruth made us feel at home! the ac units in each room kept the house nice and cool! walking distance to beautiful beaches... we couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. we will definitely be renting from ruth again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Jose, for your kind review. It was a real pleasure to meet you and your lovely wife and daughters. I feel like you are now my dear friends. I hope to hear from you soon to let me know how you are doing, and I also hope you will come back again. Best regards and may God bless you all, Ruth
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5

Beautiful getaway

  • 5 of 5

Sea View villa is an absolutely beautiful island home. It's in a very nice neighborhood with a private feel. An area where one can take long morning or evening walks along Ocean Drive. The sunrise is gorgeous. The house provides everything one would need on vacation.(even a great two person kayak) Ruth, the owner is a gracious host and is available if you need her. Would definitely recommend this beautiful, cozy home!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Rainbow Inn
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Rainbow Inn
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50

No smoking inside cottage. Guests assume all liability associated with rental of cottage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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