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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Staniard Creek reviews

  • A truly unique hidden gem

    "Our family of four, mom, dad and two teen ager boys, spent 6 nights at the Houseboat during our Christmas vacations in 2016. This was our first time in the Bahamas and we wanted to avoid the crowds and flavor an authentic island. We did find what we were looking for as Andros has not been touched by development yet and maintains its original character. We visited only two and half months after a major hurricane, Matthew, struck the Bahamas on October 6th, leaving extensive damage, mostly in the northern part of Andros. Unfortunately, both the Houseboat and Peter and Gabrielle's home and garden sustained significant damage. Peter and Gabrielle made sure that everything was ready for us when we arrived on December 20. As we saw by driving around the island, many resorts were still closed or undergoing repairs. So we are really grateful to Peter and Gabrielle for making all the repairs before our arrival. The Houseboat was wonderful, so spacious and so special. We really liked that all pillows, window curtains and bed blankets were made of the Androsia batik fabric. And there were plenty of the beautiful Red Bays baskets in the house. We went kayaking in the creek almost every day right from the beach near the house. We also enjoyed the beautiful sunsets and stargazing at night from the deck. Our favorite ocean beach was Somerset beach, a very short drive from the house. But swimming directly from the Houseboat's deck was also a favorite. We were not very lucky with fishing, but Peter's outdoor kitchen provided us with some fresh catch of the day cooked to perfection. As others said, the island's stores don't offer many choices. But there are tricks. Be sure to plan your arrival close to a Friday, as the ship with provisions arrives on Fridays and the stores are fully stocked. And if you drive to the north of the island, make a stop at the Mennonite farm right south the San Andros airport: they have a great choice of vegetables and fresh strawberries! However, having reduced choices means less time spent shopping and more time to enjoy nature!"
    Guest: antonella_2012 Date of Stay: December 2016 Review Submitted: January 4, 2017
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  • Lovely hosts, bikes and coffee in the morning

    "The room is very clean and nicely decorated. It is family owned so you get a sense of the island life. We enjoyed our stay and can highly recommend staying here."
    Guest: Sandra R. Date of Stay: October 2016 Review Submitted: October 28, 2016
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  • An amazing house in an incredible setting.

    "We're on our last day here in paradise, packing up for the voyage home. Our stay at Bonefish Bay was wonderful. We've rented many houses at numerous islands throughout the Bahamas and, without doubt, this house was the nicest that we've stayed in. It's not luxurious or fancy but it is very spacious, impeccably clean, and extremely well equipped. We really appreciated the beauty and peacefulness of the private setting. The house easily accommodated seven of us and could probably have slept an additional four people if we wanted to. The owner's customer service was simply outstanding (both leading up to and during our stay). It really made everything easy and enhanced the quality of our stay. We would love to visit Bonefish Bay again in the not too distant future."
    Guest: Mark R. Date of Stay: December 2016 Review Submitted: December 30, 2016
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  • Luxurious Family Vacation Spot

    "We were travelling with our extended family of 2 adults 65+, 4 adults 40+ and 2 children 11 & 13. We had been in touch with Michael many times prior to our trip to arrange details. He was always attentive, prompt and very helpful. We charted a flight from Nassau airport for all eight of us to the Fresh Creek airport (12 minute flight). There are cabs at the airport and we took two of them to get to KettleStone which is a short 10 minute drive. Michael and two staff greeted us upon arrival and gave us a guided tour of the property. The property is excellent for families as two of the bedrooms are separate suites - complete with a mini kitchen with a bar fridge, coffee maker and table for two. The washrooms are enormous with double sinks and a very spacious rain shower. The finishes are exceptional. The high cedar ceilings make each room feel even bigger. There are single beds that can be put into each suite for additional sleeping. The main house kitchen and finishes are all very high end. We did cook many of our breakfasts and lunches and found everything we needed. The staff were on site daily and were extremely kind and helpful, going above and beyond to meet our needs. We ordered groceries ahead of time through Michael and our food arrived around 3 p.m. the day of our arrival. Michael touched base with us daily to ensure that we had everything we needed and that our activities for day were arranged successfully. He arranged a rental car for us as well as assisted with daily activity planning. Michael also arranged for us to have local chefs come in nightly to prepare dinners, predominantly seafood and Bahamian cuisine which was absolutely incredible. You also have the choice for other menu options. We spent endless hours in the pool, hot tub and on the dock fishing. The hand carved stone work on the deck and the new dock add so much to the uniqueness of the property. You can enter the water from the dock area and snorkel with Bruce the Baracuda (don't worry he's friendly) around the dock and shoreline where you can find starfish, conch, stingrays, etc. We had an exceptional experience at KettleStone and we never had to worry about a thing. We have travelled a lot and this place is one of our favourites. Michael and his staff take the time to talk to you about KettleStone, Andros Island and make sure your stay is comfortable and memorable. We can't wait until our next visit."
    Guest: Jeff N. Date of Stay: January 2017 Review Submitted: January 14, 2017
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