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Cloudbreak Bahamas Villa, The Highest Ocean and Island View at Surfer's Beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

A spacious 2 bedroom/ 2 bath home with Views of the Atlantic and Exuma Sound

Completed in 2014, Cloudbreak is a beautiful, bright and airy 2 bedroom/2 bath home which is fully air conditioned. (Our home can also be divided into a fully private upstairs apartment VRBO 1203513 or a downstairs private studio VRBO 1203847) . The downstairs is available as a beautifully appointed studio with full kitchen, modern appliances, inside full bath with walk in shower and outside shower area and it's own washer and dryer. The downstairs front porch has a garden view and is perfect for listening to the morning song birds. The upstairs is available as a separate rental which is a 1 bed/1bath apartment. The upstairs has front and rear porches with tongue and groove high beam ceilings. The view is 360 degrees of the Atlantic and the Exuma Sound. The upstairs has an additional full kitchen, large bathroom with walk in shower, and it's own washer and dryer. The two are connected by a private covered stairwell which allows the flexibility of being rented as a 2 bedroom/2 bath home or separating the upstairs from the downstairs. This is perfect for a large family or two couples traveling together. It gives everyone plenty of space and privacy. All our floors are a polished turquoise, blue. This gives you the illusion of walking on water. We have designed our home to be surfer, snorkeler and fisherman friendly but still perfect for a romantic getaway. We have plenty of porches for lounging, storing and rinsing whatever beach gear you may have.

Our home has brand new Mitsubishi slim AC units in all rooms.

Kitchens include: Microwave, oven/stove, coffee maker, dishwasher, refrigerator, crock pot, blenders, rice cooker, pots/pans, silver ware, dish ware, and more.

Sleeping arrangements: Downstairs has a queen bed and a queen futon in the TV area, sleeps four. Upstairs has a private bedroom with queen bed and a queen futon in the open living room, sleeps four. Families are always welcome.

The best deal is renting the whole house.

Extras: Guest cell phone (self pay), 2 person kayak, cooler, beach chairs and charcoal grill.

Car rentals: Please contact us for information. A rental car is highly recommended to see the island and get the most from your vacation. We are 5 miles from the nearest store.

Airports: We are in between the North Eleuthera Airport and the Governor's Harbour Airport. We are thirty minutes to either one. Check with United, Silver Airways, American, and Bahamas Air. There are direct flights from Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, Florida.

Connections from Nassau can be made please call us for assistance.

We have made our home an oasis to be enjoyed. Come be our guests.

More Details

Thomas McDevitt
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About Thomas McDevitt

Tom is a retired Firefighter, a surfer, and a pilot.

Maureen is currently employed as a Firefighter of 26 years on the job.

We both have an adventurous spirit.

We fell in love with Eleuthera many years ago.

Our children grew up vacationing on the island throughout there childhood. We currently reside in Florida.

Thomas McDevitt purchased this house in 2014

Why Thomas McDevitt chose Gregory Town

After having young adult dreams of building a home on Eleuthera, we worked hard to accomplish our goal.

In 2009 we looked for vacant land to build a home and found a incredible lot which most Bahamians say is the highest lot on Eleuthera. THE VIEW!!!

What makes this house unique

THE VIEW!!! and THE BREEZES!!! The beaches and local Bahamaian culture keep us coming back. We love the laid back lifestyle.


Gregory Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs - toilet , shower , Large bathroom adjoining to living area and bedroom
    Downstairs - toilet , shower , opens to outside shower area
    Downstairs outside for studio - outdoor shower , outside downstairs bathroom door
    Downstairs rear entrance - outdoor shower , This is for the upstairs guests
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Upstairs - 1 queen , Romantic w/ ocean view and french doors to porch
    Upstairs living area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen futon w/ spring mattress
    Downstairs - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , spacious w/ french doors, queen futon w/ spring mattress
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Car rental available from local vendors please call or email for assistance. Please ask us for help with travel plans if needed. IF THE CALENDAR IS BOOKED PLEASE CALL FOR POSSIBLE AVAILABILITY OF SEPARATE UPSTAIRS OR DOWNSTAIRS RENTAL. PLEASE CONTACT OWNER.


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Cloudbreak Bahamas Villa, The Highest Ocean and Island View at Surfer's Beach
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews

Beautiful views and extremely comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

This property has some of the most beautiful views on the island of both the Atlantic side as well as the Exuma side. The house is beautiful, easy to access and is equipped with everything you could possibly need and more. When considering a vacation around Eleuthera Island Shores one can't go wrong booking a stay at Cloudbreak.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You Scott for your fantastic review. We love hosting guests who are thoughtful as you. You took care of our home just as if it was your home. We are glad you had such a epic day on the kayak. Best Regards, Tom & Maureen
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A week at Cloudbreak

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at many VRBO homes and Cloudbreak is the best. The home itself is perfectly maintained, beautifully designed and fully stocked with anything you forgot to pack on your way here. Its central location allows for an easy trip to Harbor Island or a day trip to the Cove resort for the best meal ever. Call for reservations to get past the gate. If you want to spend a very pleasant day you can purchase the 1/2 day facility fee of $35 for the beach and all the toys.

Harbor Island is a great adventure with the golf carts. The Queens Conch has the BEST conch possible. Great side trip to pink sand beaches. This is a must do day trip.

We went to the Hatchet Bay Cave and terrified ourselves. Must bring good flashlights and a level head before exploring it as it is unguided and could be potentially dangerous. No one else was there the day we explored the upper chambers and after about 300 yards there is an escape exit opening up to the middle of a overgrown field. The cave is suppose to go a mile. We did not find out.

The Cloudbreak home is a 10 out of 10.

Steve Tayman 1/18/18

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Steve, We are so glad you had a great time exploring. It sounds like you had delicious meals, a little excitement and lots of good times. We love it when our guests enjoy our home. Thank you for taking good care of it. You are welcome back anytime. Best Regards....Tom and Maureen
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Two Thumbs Up!

  • 5 of 5

We adore this place and will hopefully be back next year! The breathtaking, 360 views are quite special. Great amenities. Kitchen was fantastic, with everything we needed (love the top notch knives). Nice and clean. Relaxing color palate, design and flow of the space :)

Thanks Tom and Maureen!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carrie, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are always thrilled when someone enjoys our home as much as we do. You are welcome guests anytime. Thank you, Tom and Maureen
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House is fantastic, it has everything you might need. Great cooking supplies. Love all the windows.

  • 5 of 5

Thanks again Tom and Maureen. Love your home... thanks for sharing.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, has everything you need and more, the best views on the island. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us. Can't say enough good things about Tom and Maureens house. We hope to come back!! We Love Eleuthera!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being wonderful guests Maggie. Please come back. We love having you at Cloudbreak....Tom and Maureen
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Great return stay! Beautiful and realaxing as always.

  • 5 of 5

Great views. Clean, well-maintained beach home. Friendly folks all around. You won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
N. Eleuthera or Governors Harbor
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Unca Genes
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Hatchet Bay/ Bahamas Fast Ferry
Nearest Golf
50 Miles
Cotton Bay Club
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Queen's Highway
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Unca Genes/ Gregory Town
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Surfers Beach
Car: necessary

Cloudbreak is located on the highest point at Surfer's Beach, Eleuthera Island Shores. The first floor is 194' above sea level which allows a view of the local flora and fauna. From the Second floor porches you have a 360 degree view of the Island, a true ocean view. Sunrise and Sunset is a daily experience. Cool breezes and stunning views of the colorful Atlantic Ocean are on one side and on the other side Exuma Sound. This local enclave is the closets residential neighborhood to Surfers Beach. A wonderful reef break known to be one of the most fun and consistent breaking waves in all of the Bahamas. Some surfers describe it as a perfect left. Do not despair if surfing is not your thing. When the waves lay down the swimming and snorkeling are exceptional, not to mention the shear beauty of the rolling pink sand beach. Cloudbreak Bahamas will transport you to the ideal beach adventure or romantic get away that you have been dreaming of. This wonderful beach is a 15 minute walk on nature trails.

What makes us different:

Eleuthera Island Shores is an eclectic community of musicians, artists, expats and local Bahamians. You can rent a board from a local surf school down the street. The labyrinth of trails out your front door will always let you experience nature at its best. Surfer's Beach is a great place to start but Holiday Beach, Hatchet Bay and James Cistern also offer some world class surfing within a 20 minute drive. Fishing is a big draw to the island. Both pole fishing and spear fishing can be done at Surfer's or off any beach that you may find down any road off of Queen's Highway. Gregory Town is where you can shop, have a beer and mingle with the locals. Eleuthera is the place if you love gin clear blue water, deserted beaches, unusual views and vistas and crazy beach combing. It is not the place for night life, gambling, fancy bars or resorts. Our home is the perfect place to immerse yourself in an out of the way island life and experience the rugged, raw beauty of the Bahamas. This is the place to get away from it all. An adventurer's spirit is required.

What's available from the locals:

Gregory Town has two groceries, two gas/fuel stations, several snack shops, two liquor stores and the following restaurants: Unca Gene's Bar and Restaurant, Daddy Joe's, and the Cove when you feel like spending some money. Surfboards can be rented from Rebeca's Straw market from Pony Tail Pete or Tom Glucksman at Surfers Haven. There are also some good eats at the Rainbow Inn in Rainbow Bay and down further in James Cistern at Kel D's. There is always something for everyone except fast food.

During the first week in June you have the Pineapple Festival and Pineapplthon in Gregory Town. For a great Day Trip you can catch a water taxi to either Harbour Island or Spanish Wells. The 'Bat Caves' are a mile away from our home on Queen's Highway for great spelunking. Eleuthera Is. Organics is opening a farmers market in Gregory Town for fresh produce. Fresh fish can be found at many of the docks through out the island. The Levi Botanical Garden is a must in Governor's Harbor along with the Friday night fish fry. The Lighthouse point is an all day adventure that should not be missed. Along the way don't forget to stop in at Ocean Hole in Rock Sound. On all of your adventures never, never forget your snorkeling gear, a beach and reef are always near. If you need to rent snorkeling gear see Mr. Pete in Gregory Town.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

A rental agreement should be attached to your quote. If it is not please contact the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.