Discover a selection of 105 vacation rentals in Elbow Cay, Hope Town 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 $180 per night, and houses and resorts are popular options for a stay in Elbow Cay. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover a tropical paradise in Elbow Cay

Nestled in the turquoise waters of the Sea of Abaco, Elbow Cay offers a different flavor of the Bahamas. Flashy mega-resorts, cruise ships and rowdy spring breakers will be all but a distant memory as you discover the true meaning of tropical paradise. The pastel cottages, candy-striped lighthouse and fragrant bougainvillea create a charming New England vibe in the cay's largest settlement of Hope Town, an 18th-century village that's home to most Elbow Cay vacation rentals. The unspoiled White Sound and Garbanzo Beaches serve up plenty of reasons to explore further along the coastline.

Things to do

Soak up the culture in Elbow Cay

For a culture fix within easy reach of your Elbow Cay vacation rental, Wyannie Malone Museum fits the bill perfectly. Dedicated to a South Carolina Loyalist, who fled her home amid the American Revolution and subsequently helped found Hope Town, the museum is tiny but delightfully engaging. Like to learn about Elbow Cay's whaling past? The Cetacean Museum is well worth a visit. With culture ticked off your must-do list, you can enjoy a stroll through the Byrle Patterson Memorial Garden, a tranquil space that offers a pleasant change of pace from the cay's beaches.

Activities

Bahamian breakfasts in Elbow Cay

With just the right number of amenities, the charming village of Hope Town delights travelers with its small-town vibe. If you don't plan to cook up a storm in the kitchen of your Elbow Cay vacation rental, tucking into a Bahamian breakfast burrito or a guava-banana muffin on the breezy outdoor patio of a local restaurant is a satisfying way to start the day. Later, you might do a spot of sightseeing or browse the village's stalls and boutiques, perhaps choosing hand-dyed Batik gifts for those back home. Why not pop into one of the local bars for a fruity rum cocktail and traditional conch cake?

Weather

Enjoy a winter getaway in Elbow Cay

Elbow Cay boasts a pleasant climate all year round. Over the summer months of July through September, sunseekers can bask in temperatures that often soar past 90 degrees. That said, the threat of hurricanes makes summer in Elbow Cay a definite low season, with most travelers preferring to bag their Elbow Cay vacation rental during the high season of November through mid-April instead. Temperatures in the high season don't differ all that much from the summer months, with high 70s to low 80s par for the course, and a light sweater about all that is needed in terms of a winter wardrobe.

Natural features

Visit pristine reserves from your Elbow Cay base

When you're not settling back and enjoying the view from Elbow Cay's beaches, you might choose to get out on the water. Boat rentals and charters are readily available from the harbor, with hour-long trips and full-day excursions among the available options. Trips to the surrounding green spaces are a popular choice, especially to Fowl Cays National Park, an almost 2,000-acre reserve with a colorful reef, and Tilloo Cay National Park, a smaller reserve, but one that is lauded for the presence of yellow-crowned night herons amid its array of tropical birdlife.

What are the top vacation rentals in Elbow Cay?

Elegant condos, tranquil houseboats and cozy cottages — everyone's ideal place to stay is different. Whatever you're into, you're sure to find something you love among our top vacation rentals in Elbow Cay:

  • "The Best Of Indoor - Outdoor Island Living": This Hope Town property offers 4 bedrooms and is rated highly among visitors. Amenities such as a heated pool and a dryer are on hand to make your stay a comfy one.
  • "Second Wind - 3bedroom | 2ba With Atlantic Views": Book a few nights or more at this property in Hope Town and you'll have access to nearby ecotour services, a separate dining area and more. It has 3 bedrooms to accommodate your favorite people.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Elbow Cay?

Strapped for time but eager to get away? A weekend break is just what the doctor ordered. Reserve a couple of nights at one of these rental properties and get ready for sleep-ins, good food and relaxation:

  • "Enjoy The Enchanting Ocean - Side Estate Of Leapin' Lizards" - This retreat in Hope Town offers amenities designed to make your visit a comfortable one, such as an oven and coffee and tea making facilities. Its handy location also makes it a great base to get out and explore.
  • "Ruma Kami - A Taste Of Bali And Spectacular Views" - With a microwave oven and a restaurant dining guide, not to mention its great location in Hope Town, you'll wish you had more than a weekend at this property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Elbow Cay?

If you're looking for something with more personality than a boring old hotel room, you'll love our studio apartments in Elbow Cay. Whip up a meal in your kitchenette, scroll through social media on the lounge and feel completely at home. Take a peek at some of our coziest cribs:

  • Settle in and get comfortable at "Honeymoon Suite", located in Hope Town. There are loads of amenities to take advantage of here, including internet services and WiFi.
  • With the comforts of home and promising more privacy than a large hotel, "Bella Vista Ballena Park" is another place to consider. It's located in Ojochal and features a kitchen and a water view.

Can I find short term rentals in Elbow Cay?

With Vrbo's fantastic range of short-term rentals in Elbow Cay, you're bound to find a property that's a perfect match. Whether you're on the lookout for somewhere to relax on your own or to reconnect with family and friends, these options are tough to beat:

  • Stay near the center of Hope Town and spend your days visiting the area's top sights from "Enjoy The Enchanting Ocean - Side Estate Of Leapin' Lizards". Along with its great location, this escape has everything you need to make your getaway relaxed and hassle-free.
  • "Ruma Kami - A Taste Of Bali And Spectacular Views" also welcomes short-term guests. Spend a day or two at this property in Hope Town and see why it's a hit with many travelers.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Elbow Cay?

If your idea of the perfect trip away is to bring along all your friends, you're going to need a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are many vacation rentals in Elbow Cay that cater to large groups, starting with these sprawling retreats:

  • "Enjoy The Enchanting Ocean - Side Estate Of Leapin' Lizards": This getaway is a terrific choice for larger groups planning a visit to Hope Town. It has 7 bedrooms and amenities that include a swimming pool and a beach view.
  • "Beautiful Waterfront Home With Private Dockage Within Ht Harbour": Located in Hope Town, this option has 5 bedrooms and is another favorite for a fun family break. There's plenty to keep guests content and comfortable, such as a garden and a nearby waterfront.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Elbow Cay?

You'll have your pick of houses with a pool in Elbow Cay, so pull on your swimsuit and get ready to spend your days splashing around. Here are some top-rated options guaranteed to entice you:

  • Book a stay at "Beautiful Newly Renovated Beach House", where the first thing on your agenda should be dipping a toe in the pool. This escape is located in Hope Town and offers a range of family-friendly amenities, including a garden and a fridge.
  • Laze beside the water while the kids paddle around at "Beachfront House With Private Dock". This property in Hope Town features a range of conveniences to keep your team nice and comfortable, such as a porch and a dishwasher.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Elbow Cay?

Get cracking on your guest list, because Vrbo has tons of family vacation rentals in Elbow Cay that'll roll out the welcome mat for your gang. Here are some of our top picks:

  • Located in Hope Town, "The Best Of Indoor - Outdoor Island Living" has 4 bedrooms and can sleep up to 10 of your nearest and dearest. Among the amenities you'll find here are cable/satellite TV services and a swimming pool.
  • Alternatively, treat the gang to a break at "Second Wind - 3bedroom | 2ba With Atlantic Views". This Hope Town property has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 7 guests. Take advantage of a fridge and a kitchen island during your stay here.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in Elbow Cay?

From tiny homes to sprawling villas to everything in between, we've got rental properties in all sizes and shapes. If you don't need a lot of room, one of these one-bedroom vacation rentals might be just the ticket:

  • Spend a few days or longer at "Honeymoon Suite" and you'll understand why this one-bedroom rental in Hope Town is a top pick with many guests. A swimming pool and pet-friendly facilities are just some of the conveniences that help make this place a standout.
  • Or, unpack your luggage and make yourself at home at "A Taste Of Modern Living, Right In The Heart Of Hope Town Settlement". A water view and a kitchen are just a couple of the amenities that are available at this option in Ojochal.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in Elbow Cay?

Whether you're on the hunt for a two-bedroom property for an extended vacation or just one or two days, we'll help you score the perfect pad. Here are some of our favorite options in Elbow Cay to give you some inspiration:

  • Slip easily into vacay mode at "Ruma Kami - A Taste Of Bali And Spectacular Views". A garden and a firepit are among the amenities you can expect at this two-bedroom retreat in Hope Town.
  • Another appealing option is "Beautiful Newly Renovated Beach House" in Hope Town. It features a kitchen, a garden and a great deal more.

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in Elbow Cay?

It's so nice to have a big family or friend group — that is, until you have to find a vacation rental that'll fit you all in. Fortunately, Vrbo has plenty of three-bedroom options in Elbow Cay ready to welcome your gang:

  • After a long day of seeing the sights, you and your companions can wind down at "Second Wind - 3bedroom | 2ba With Atlantic Views". Located in Hope Town, this escape comes with a kitchen, a garden and all the room you want.
  • "New Beach Front Home" in Hope Town is another impressive three-bedroom option. Stay here and take advantage of a garden, a kitchen and more.