Gone Bananas on Lubbers...Secluded But Not Isolated
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Step into your luxury island home on Lubbers Quarters surrounded by the turquoise Sea of Abaco. You'll have 2 kayaks and a 6-passenger golf cart at your disposal for exploring land and Sea.
Two air-conditioned separate units. 'Top Banana' is a spacious 2- bedroom , 2 -bath home. Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with quality cookware and sharp knives, an open great room, and dining area. Large breezy covered deck and an open lookout deck. Wi-fi internet access, Direct TV, DVR, and iPod docking station.
'Banana Split' , a separate ground level unit, can be rented in conjunction with 'Top Banana' if additional space is needed. (Both units together accommodate up to 8 people)
'Banana Split' has spacious bedroom, bath, closets, a small kitchen and dining/lounging area with futon. TV, wifi, full refrigerator, cozy front porch.
A short walk from the cottage is our private community dock where you can safely swim or snorkel in the crystal clear waters....sunbathe, kayak, and see a spectacular sunset as you sip your favorite beverage.
Quiet, serene Lubbers Quarters is away from the frenzy of tourist attractions, but near all the island activities for a relaxing, fun-filled, adventurous vacation!! Abaco is a paradise for boaters, snorkelers divers, fishermen, beach combers or those just wishing to unwind and relax.
Renting a small runabout is essential for living the island life to the fullest. A private protected slip for a boat up to 24' is included.
We can make recommendations for boat rental agencies or renting a boat with a guide.
Lubbers Quarters lies protected from ocean swells in the clear, turquoise Sea of Abaco. Located between Marsh Harbour and Elbow Cay (pronounced “key”), approximately 3 miles south of Hope Town,it is one mile long and ½ mile wide. The island offers secluded beaches for swimming, sunbathing or shell collecting, paths for walking or jogging among lush tropical flora and foliage, bird watching, and lots of peace and quiet. There are no bright lights, and the night sky is a star-studded showcase!!!
There are two restaurant/bars on the island. Cracker P’s is the fun place to see and be seen! The monthly Full Moon parties bring boaters from other islands....often lasts to the wee a.m. hours. (Music cannot be heard from Gone Bananas). Lubbers Landing is a relatively new spot for eats and drinks. Both have excellent views and beach. More restaurants and shops are nearby on Elbow Cay or other picturesque out islands.. A 10 to 45 minute boat ride will allow even more exploring and shopping opportunities.
From dropping a hand line off our dock to battling giant blue marlin offshore, Abaco is a fisherman’s paradise. Lobster may be caught in season, and conchs are plentiful year round. Several charter captains are available for offshore fishing or bone fishing in the flats.
Numerous uncrowded reefs for snorkeling and diving make up some of the best marine-life adventures in the world. You can “do it yourself”, or there are several experienced dive operators available for tours, excursions, training, certification and charter. The three best reefs for snorkeling & diving are Sandy Cay Reef, Fowl Cay Reef and Johnny’s Cay. Sandy Cay Reef is in the Pelican Cays Land and Sea Park and has moorings for small boats. Fowl Cay is part of the Bahamian National Trust Preserve. All these are accessible with your rental boat or can be part of a tour with a local charter. We also can provide 'local knowledge' of off-the-beaten-path spots for exploring and snorkeling. An awesome underwater experience awaits you as you mingle with the Sea of Abaco’s colorful marine life.
If you are a first time visitor to Lubbers Quarters or Abaco, please let us know. We will help you have a smooth arrival to our little island paradise.
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Member since: 2014
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Owners live on the island and are available for local knowledge, places to see, snorkel, sight see, etc. You can fish or swim and snorkel at our private dock. If you've scheduled any activities for your stay (such as charter fishing, guided tours, etc)., we can be in touch with the local provider if it becomes difficult for you to communicate from US or other countries. We strive to make your stay as relaxing and worry free as possible. ...moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Near The Ocean:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
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7 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Taxes Not included
Please contact us for accurate rates. Quite often rate is less than automatically calculated on listing.
Weekly rate for 4 guests is $1750.00 Rate for 2- 3 guest is $1500
Separate apartment "Banana Split" accommodates 2 to 4 guests. The rate is an additional $900 for 2 guests.
Pets are not allowed. Children under 12 months are free.
RATES INCLUDE: Use of 6-passenger golf cart, two 2-passenger kayaks, and a protected boat slip in the marina.
FIVE NIGHT MINIMUM -- Rate for 5 or 6 nights same as for one week.
Book with VRBO or from our webpage http://www.gonebananasonlubbers.com/ We accept personal checks or will invoice with PayPal.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Car: Not Necessary
'Gone Bananas' is located on Lubbers Quarters, a small island 1 1/2 mile long by 1/2 mile wide. Beaches on West and East sides. Quiet, but lively and adventurous. Two casual dining opportunities with menus featuring local seafood and fantastic views of the Sea of Abaco. Less than 5 minutes from Tahiti Beach, an awesome beach that grows and diminishes with the tide. Beach is between the Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean.
A 15- minute boat ride away is Elbow Cay and Hope Town, home of the famous candy-striped lighthouse. Hope Town is a quaint village with historic colorful cottages, restaurants, shops, and access to the Atlantic Ocean.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: We live on the island and are available for assistance and tips on planning your vacation. We are both retired and love living the island life. Our names are Patti and David Hanafourde. David is an avid racing sailer, and we race our Pearson 40 in the Hope Town Sailing Club winter races. Patti loves to snorkel and belongs to a local artist group.
Why the Owner Chose Hope Town, The Bahamas:
What we love about the Abaco Islands is less about destinations and activities than about getting lost in a wide-open palette of towns, beaches and wildernesses. Locals are friendly and quick to share stories of their island lifestyle and history. We built this home as a guest house after our family grew and many friends wanted to visit our little island paradise. Now we enjoy sharing this unique spot in the Bahamas with guests from far and near.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Gone Bananas was built by a professional with assistance of owner. Quality construction, well-maintained. Lovely views. Tastefully furnished, and well-equipped for visitors' vacation needs. Our large wrap around porch with ceiling fans as well as breezes is knock out for relaxing and dining alfresco. Beds are soooo comfy! High ceilings, well-equipped with books, movies, games, for your enjoyment. Climb to the lookout deck to sunbathe, watch a sunset or gaze at the stars with no other lights around.
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Gone Bananas Luxury Home in the Treetops on landscaped wooded 1/2 acre lot.
Take our kayaks out exploring.
Spacious Great Room with TV, library, wifi, games, movies.
Spacious, well-equipped kitchen for cooking and entertaining.
Cozy bedroom, ample storage space
'Banana Split-1 bedroom efficiency with kitchenette
"Banana Split" Kitchen area...also has full refrigerator.
"Banana Split" Bath includes shower.
Protection from island power outage. Generator powers the home, including a/c.
Secluded beach on west side. Swim at high tide. Search the shore at low tide.
Tahiti Beach...a 5 minute boat ride from Lubbers. Go for solitude or mingling.
Walk to the water, swim, snorkel, watch a sunset
Breezy wrap around deck for morning coffee, cocktails, dining, or just relaxing.
Comfortable inviting furniture, ceiling fans, excellent lighting.
Privacy in the tree tops, spacious master opens onto deck.
Master Ensuite Bath with Shower
Bath with shower and large linen closet.
Banana Split.sitting and dining area with kitchenette
Banana Split bedroom. queen bed and bath with shower.
Explore the island in your 6 passenger golf cart.
Very comfy hammock in shaded back yard.
Fly fish on the west side of Lubbers. Catch bone fish.
Many uninhabited and beautiful beaches to explore.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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