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Stunning waterfront view with dockage

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 BR, 2 BA, Sleeps 4

Jayhawk Nest is a two bedroom, two bath waterfront home with a spectacular water view of the Sea of Abaco and Dalia's Island. The house sits on one acre of private property high above the water. A five minute walk takes you to the ocean beaches and a ten minute walk introduces you to the friendly settlement.

Enjoy the wonderful sunsets while sipping your tropical drink. Enjoy the view from throughout the house, screened porch or deck. Keep your boat at our private protected dock or swim or snorkel in the clear water of the Sea of Abaco.

Wes Nichols
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We absolutely loved your place. It was perfect for us-private, on the water with a dock, great location so we could walk to everything, beautiful sunsets-the list goes on and on. We found the house to be well stocked with anything and everything we needed. We didn't use much but was nice to have a Ziploc bag, tin foil, cooking oil, spices, etc. Although the house is on the sea side, we loved that you could see the ocean as well, and it is a 5 minute walk to get there. I think we most liked how it was secluded from any neighbors, but right in the center of it all. We most enjoyed the people we met, everyone is super friendly. We want to return some day. Thank you again for providing us with a perfect vacation rental!
Feb 2015
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Great Guana Cay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Stunning waterfront view with dockage
average rating of 4.909091 based on 12 reviews
New Jersey and California

Spectacular home for two couples!!!

  • 5 of 5

I’ve been coming to Guana for nearly 20 years, so I’ve stayed at many homes and know the island very well.

I love the layout of this home... it allows two couples to have the privacy they will love.

The dock was more than adequate for my 30 Foot Whaler with twin engines.

The dock requires scaling a rather steep climb to get to the house, but it was not a big deal... just watch your step to avoid slipping.

The view from the deck belongs on a jigsaw puzzle... great place to enjoy drinks, sunsets, and relax.

The home is centrally located and close to everything on Guana... you’ll want to have a golf cart... but the ease of access and the owners bright blue LEDs marking the driveway could not be better.

I think this home is ideal for two couples without children... with or without a boat... if that describes your group don’t hesitate... you can’t go wrong with this wonderful home!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house for vacation

  • 5 of 5

Owner and caretaker are very nice taking care of everything

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jayhawk Nest - Great Guana, Bahamas

  • 5 of 5

This rental was the best outfitted place the four of us have been in over the past 28 years going to the Bahamas. It's great for two couples. We rented a boat and were able to keep it at our own private dock. Everything was within 10 minutes walking distance. We were there in the middle of October so it was kind of hot and muggy, but there was air conditioning available. The mosquitos and no-see-mud were really bad but luckily there was a screened porch to enjoy the view from and not get eaten alive. There is good snorkeling around the private dock. Overall this was an excellent place.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice cottage on beautiful lot overlooking water

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is centrally located and on large, private well-maintained lot. Large deck and screened porch. Beautiful view of the Sea of Abaco. A short walk down to the dock, which was a great place to sit in the evening for cocktails. Split 2 bedroom, 2 bath setup, perfect for a small family or two couples. Well-equipped kitchen. Lots of linens and towels. New DELUXE high-capacity professional icemaker , fridge and gas stove. Owners very hands on and always making improvements.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Green Cove Springs, Florida

PERFECT cottage with gorgeous views!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent four nights in the Jayhawk Nest for our 30th anniversary and wish it could have been longer. The views are absolutely breathtaking, and everything about the cottage is perfect. It has one of the most well-equipped kitchens we've ever encountered, super comfy queen bed, great TV, a HUGE library of books to read, and a wonderful screened porch and deck. I was especially happy to find a snorkel and mask as my mask was leaking water, and snorkeling off the dock was SO MUCH FUN. I saw a nurse shark up close and many beautiful fish. We also saw a big turtle swimming out in the center of the bay. The cottage was an easy walk into the settlement or to the beautiful beach. We especially enjoyed dinners at Grabbers and ate there three out of our four nights on the island. Orchid Bay was a lovely place for our fourth night and fanciest dinner. Wes was a great host and answered all our questions before our trip. The caretaker Ruth was also super sweet and took us and our luggage to and from the ferry dock. We hope to stay here again if we return to the Bahamas one day.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week's stay at Jayhawk Nest....a wonderful property. It is a great floor plan for 2 couples with comfortable indoor and outdoor spaces (all with great views of the Sea of Abaco) with the 2 bedrooms at opposite ends of the house affording privacy. While it is not a large house, it has a feeling of spaciousness. It is well-stocked and maintained....we wanted for nothing. The dock was a real bonus allowing us to keep our boat at hand. If you don't have or rent a boat, Dive Quana is just a few docks away and offers great snorkeling and diving trips (not to mention boat and golf-cart rentals). We love the laid-back feel of Quana Cay. There are a few fun restaurants/bars which become meeting places for residents and tourists alike and offer good food. We particularly liked Orchid Bay. Wes was incredibly helpful in arranging our stay, answering all our questions and offering suggestions. Thank you, Wes. We can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0

* Check-in after 2 pm and check-out before 10 am.
* 50% of rental fee due on booking; Balance due 30 days in advance.
* Refunds will be given minus a $150 administrative fee if the time can be re-booked.
* Please contact us for inquiries on extended period or odd day rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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