Discover a selection of 286 vacation rentals in Marsh Harbour, BS that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $99 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Marsh Harbour. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Island dreams in Marsh Harbour

Travelers flock to Marsh Harbour for a dreamy Bahamas getaway, where palm trees sway in the gentle ocean breezes and sunsets paint dramatic scenes of orange and pink against the turquoise waters. The town sits on a peninsula in the Abaco Islands and is a commercial center for all the cays and islets that dot the area, with stores, bakeries and plenty of tasty eateries, some open-air, with views of boats bobbing in the harbor waters. When the time comes to select your Marsh Harbour vacation rental, you'll find all kinds of options await, many near the water, with sandy beaches and private docks.

Things to do

From coast to cay in Marsh Harbour

Off the coast of Marsh Harbour, you'll find many cays to explore, some of them larger and inhabited, like Elbow Cay, where you can lounge around on dreamy, soft-sand beaches, listening to the sound of the waves. You'll want to stop for photographs at the historic Hope Town Lighthouse here, a striking red and white striped structure that you can climb during visiting hours for views over the coast. The cay also has a small museum for those interested in the island's heritage, with exhibits on pirates, boat building, hurricanes and shipwrecks. Some Marsh Harbour vacation rentals are available on the cay, or you can grab a ferry here from the marina in town.

Activities

Out on the waves in Marsh Harbour

The marina at Marsh Harbour is a great launching point for excursions out on the glistening waters of the Atlantic, and plenty of vendors are on hand with boat rentals and charters to get you on the waves. Nothing beats the feeling of skimming over the water, with the sun beaming down, circling around the dozens of cays that dot the shoreline here in search of pristine, white sandy beaches for a picnic lunch. There are plenty of spots to hop out for snorkeling and diving, with reefs drawing colorful marine life that you can swim with beneath the surface.

Weather

Winter sun in Marsh Harbour

Nothing beats sunny winters in Marsh Harbour, where warm afternoons are spent out on the water, soaking up the fresh sea air, and sipping cold fruity beverages beachside, while lounging under shady palm trees. The Bahamas enjoy warm weather year-round, typically averaging in the 70s and 80s in the afternoons and dipping down ever so slightly for pleasant evenings. Summer and fall are considered hurricane season, so December through April is the best time for beach days, with a lower threat of rain. Since winter is a popular time to visit, though, you'll want to book your Marsh Harbour vacation rental early.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Marsh Harbour

Travelers enjoy Marsh Harbour for its island views and beaches. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Marsh Harbour is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Abaco Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Tahiti Beach (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Guana Cay Beach (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Coco Bay (23.8 mi / 38.3 km)
  • Gillam Bay (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
  • Snake Cay (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Marsh Harbour

Fly into Marsh Harbour (MHH), the closest airport, located 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Treasure Cay (TCB), which is 23.4 mi (37.6 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Marsh Harbour?

Whatever vacation experience you're seeking, you'll find a rental property in or around Marsh Harbour that's right up your alley. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Make the most of conveniences like a kitchen and cable/satellite TV services at "Luxury Home With Pool And 50' Of Canal Front Deep Water Dockage". Situated around 5 miles from Marsh Harbour, this vacation rental has 4 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • "Private Oceanfront, Beach, Hottub And Pier" is another top-notch choice, offering 4 bedrooms, a firepit, a nearby zoo and more. It's around 6 miles from Marsh Harbour.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Marsh Harbour vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Marsh Harbour?

If you're in need of somewhere to get away from it all for a couple of nights, you'll find some awesome weekend getaways in and near Marsh Harbour. Revive your spirit at one of these popular options:

  • If spending time in the outdoors is a main priority for you, consider "Private Oceanfront, Beach, Hottub And Pier". Around 6 miles east of Marsh Harbour, it's close to Abaco Beach and Snake Cay. Top amenities at this escape include WiFi and internet services.
  • "Waterfront" is also ideal for a whirlwind vacation. Around 6 miles to the east of Marsh Harbour, this vacation rental offers amenities such as a stovetop and a microwave oven. Snake Cay and Abaco Beach should be on your to-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Marsh Harbour?

Absolutely. If you're looking for a simple yet stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often situated in the center of town. We suggest the following options in or near Marsh Harbour:

  • After an exciting day of outdoor exploration, come home to the comforts of "Private Yet Cozy Hideaway Villa". Off-street parking options and a living room are among the amenities on offer here.
  • Or, use "Traveler's Rest - Comfortable, Clean And Secure" as a base to tick off the top attractions around you. This comfy stay offers WiFi, a living room and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Marsh Harbour?

Whether you're looking for a chic apartment or a house with room enough to fit the family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Sneak in a mini break at one of these top picks in or near Marsh Harbour:

  • For a memorable vacation, you can't go wrong with "Fabulous "sea Of Abaco" View With Boat Dock And Lift". It's nice and close to the center of Marsh Harbour, in addition to plenty of things to see and do.
  • Another awesome option is "A Private Peaceful Luxurious Villa". Gather your squad and enjoy a relaxing stay close to the heart of Marsh Harbour.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Marsh Harbour?

Forget flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is a weekend away, just you and your sweetheart. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Marsh Harbour that would make even old Cupid swoon. Here are a few that'll sweep you off your feet:

  • Put on some relaxing tunes and chill together at "Lovely Spacious - 1 Bedroom Rental". Around 4 miles from Marsh Harbour, this property has everything you could want for a romantic weekend getaway, including a dining table and air conditioning.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few precious days together is "Luxury Home With Pool And 50' Of Canal Front Deep Water Dockage". Around 5 miles from Marsh Harbour, a nearby bay and a balcony add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Marsh Harbour?

Peep these large group vacation rentals in or near Marsh Harbour where you won't have to leave anyone off your invite list:

  • Offering privacy, comfort and space, you'll get everyone's stamp of approval at "Private Oceanfront, Beach, Hottub And Pier". Up to 12 people can stay at this escape which has 4 bedrooms, a kitchen and a garden. It's around 6 miles to the east of Marsh Harbour.
  • "A Private Peaceful Luxurious Villa" is another fantastic option. It's around 5 miles to the east of Marsh Harbour, has 9 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 20 guests. A water view and a swimming pool are just a couple of things designed to make your stay even more comfortable.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Marsh Harbour?

A family getaway is about spending some quality time together and sharing fun experiences. If you're seeking a home away from home that'll fit the whole gang, check out some of our large family vacation rentals in and around Marsh Harbour:

  • Located about 5 miles to the east of Marsh Harbour, "Luxury Home With Pool And 50' Of Canal Front Deep Water Dockage" can fit up to 8 people over 4 bedrooms. As well as plenty of space to sprawl out, amenities here include a fridge and a DVD player.
  • Another lovely home away from home is "Private Oceanfront, Beach, Hottub And Pier". Around 6 miles east of Marsh Harbour, it features 4 bedrooms, space for up to 12 guests, cable/satellite TV services and childrens activities.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Marsh Harbour?

Marshmallows, graham crackers, chocolate and a campfire are the four things you need to make a finger-licking snack and wonderful vacation memories. If you love the sound of huddling around a fire pit nibbling on s'mores, check out these escapes in or near Marsh Harbour:

  • "Private Oceanfront, Beach, Hottub And Pier" features a kitchen, a garden, and of course, a fire pit. Break out the guitar and have a singalong, tell ghost stories or just relax with your loved ones at this delightful retreat.
  • Stoke the embers and then enjoy the tranquil vibe at "Private Yet Cozy Hideaway Villa". This inviting escape also comes with a firepit and a kitchen.