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Sue Linzing

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english
Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Speaks: english
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Beachfront Private House

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


Nassau & Paradise Island House Rental Photos and Description

6 Bedrm, 6 Bath, House & Guest Cottage, Sleeps 13

Magnificent 6 Bedroom, 5500 sq feet, 2 story private Beachfront House. 4 Bedrms Main House (ensuite baths) plus 2 Bedrms in Guest Cottage. Directly on Water, Pool, Media Rm w/ HDTV, Office (WIFI Internet/Printer/Copier/US & Local Phone). Spacious Outdoor Area - kayak & BBQ. Awesome setting for group of friends or families.

Located 15 minutes from Airport. Walk to Crystal Palace Casino, fine restaurants. Short cab ride to Atlantis, attractions, duty-free shopping and downtown straw market. Grocery store 10 mins from house. Ideal climate for recreation, leisure, or a corporate retreat. Shangri La (meaning heaven on earth) features: year round sunshine, white sandy beaches, and calm, crystalline water.

Housekeeper provided one day during a weeks stay. Gardener and pool maintenance onsite a few days a week.

We update the availability calendar regularly, so feel free to check dates you wish to travel against dates already booked. Special rates will apply for holidays.

Property Features: Property also has a separate Guest Cottage with 2 bedrooms, bath, kitchen, living room. The outdoor area is spacious with private pool, comfortable terrace furniture including 2 seating areas with large tables, couches, chaise lounge chairs, and outdoor speakers. Ideal for the corporate executive - large custom designed study with couch and seating area - all the bells and whistles - hi speed Internet connection, phone (local & US Vonage line), fax, copier, printer. Great for entertaining - Media Room with 6 reclining theater chairs, plasma HDTV surround sound system, cable.

Local Attractions: Queen's Staircase, Forts Fincastle & Charlotte, Ardastra Gardens & Zoo, Graycliff Cigar Factory, downtown straw market, Atlantis Casino & waterpark, Marina Village, Junkanoo Festival. Swim with dolphins and explore beautiful coral reefs. Island excursions & helicopter tours available. Half day or full day Out Island trips recommended to Exuma and Harbor Island.

Perfect Environment: Enjoy Breathtaking Ocean Views, Bahama breezes, and the welcoming nature of the Bahamians. See for yourself -- have fun in Paradise -- take in a piece of heaven on earth at Shangri La.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Sue Linzing (Property Manager)
Member since: 2008
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 2, 2015

Guestbook comments from the manager

We all relaxed, swam, jet skiied, kayaked, watched a terrific electrical storm, swam with dolphins, watched the Olympics, enjoyed Cabbage Beach and drank lots of Kalik. The only disappointment was the Exuma powerboat trip was canceled due to the weather, shouldn't have left it to the end I guess. The house was the perfect size for both our families and there was lots of cousin bonding!

Thank you again,

Aug 2012
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Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
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based on 39 traveler reviews

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Beachfront Private House
average rating of 4.974359 based on 40 reviews
Arlington, VA

AMAZING HOUSE! Had the best time - recommend to all looking for beautiful escape in paradise.

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 11 women who traveled for a fun vacation outing together and we all had a BLAST. The house was beyond our expectations. It is well maintained, beautiful pool and INCREDIBLE view. The bedrooms in the house all have an en suite bathroom which is really nice for privacy and an house full of women. Everything we could have wanted was there and then some. Short bus ride into town, it was super accessible for a day out in downtown, but frankly we hated leaving the house! The groundskeeper was also so helpful and nice that he helped buy us fresh local snapper and fileted it and marinated it for us, all we had to do was cook it, and it was DELICIOUS! Everyone that we dealt with in regards to the house from booking, to arrival, to staying and to departing was extremely nice and professional. Highly recommend to all and have already discussed returning with our significant others because it was heart breaking to leave such an amazing and beautiful property.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Chicago, IL

Getaway with Friends

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely amazing stay at Shangri La! The main house is exactly as described - a beautiful home with all of the necessary amenities. The kitchen had everything with plenty of room and seating. We loved the comfortable outdoor seating - perfect overlooking a spectacular stretch of beach with calm, beautiful water. It's also an easy, close ride to downtown Nassau and Paradise Island. We explored Nassau and it is a great town! You will definitely love your stay here and we highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Shangri-La in December 2014

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 7 stayed at Shangri-La from 12/27/14 to 1/3/15. We stayed in the Main House only because that more than accommodated us, thus we didn't the need the additional guest house. The Main House had ample room. We used all four bedrooms and all 4 1/2 bathrooms. We didn't use the office and barely used the TV/Media Room. The rooms were generally fairly large and the house was generally in great condition. The local property management staff was very nice, accommodating, and eager to help. The house was well-equipped with pretty much everything we needed. In general, we very much enjoyed our stay and if we went back to Nassau, we would consider staying there again. The only thing we would prefer over Shangri-La would be a house in a more secluded spot and not on a main road. We had a few minor issues but almost all of them were addressed right away. Overall, we had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Washington DC

amazing location

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at Shangri-La to celebrate a 50th wedding anniversary. We had 9 people including a 18 mo and a 6 year old. The house is everything described and more. The pool, theater room, everything was great. We had a slight issue with the freezer, but the property managers were right on it and it was resolved immediately. We did relocate some smaller decorative household items to higher ground due to the baby, but the house overall was very kid friendly. right on the beach and the main drive in town made it easy to drive to everything. We loved the late night swims in the pool to the moonlight and watching the morning sunrise while eating breakfast on the patio. Overall, a fantastic location and worth every penny.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Northern VA

Beach Birthday Surprise!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Shangri La to celebrate my wife's 40th birthday with our close friends. She was under the impression that we were travelling alone with our son and staying at a hotel. When we arrived, she was surprise greeted by our best friends (family of 4) and informed that we were instead staying at Shangri La. It was the ultimate birthday!

We all fell in love with the fantastic panoramic view of the crystal clear blue water of Goodman's Bay that hits you as soon as you walk in the door and is visible from almost every room of the house. We ate breakfast and lunch at the house nearly every day and took advantage of the grill and excellently appointed (and gorgeous) upscale kitchen a few nights during our stay, including a Thanksgiving feast catered by a local Chef. We rented a van to do some exploring (grocery runs, Atlantis water park and pools, swam with the dolphins, shopping downtown, dinners out, etc.). We also thoroughly enjoyed our days spent at the house with the music playing while we floated in the pool, played on the beach and kayaked all over Goodman’s Bay. The house even has a full media room, 2 line phones for local and international VOIP calls, and a fully equipped office with a printer (which was handy for printing directions for our adventures)!

Sue and her local management team were all fantastic to work with throughout the entire process! They will do anything within their power to ensure that guests are well taken care of and have anything that they might need to make their visit to Shangri La one that will never be forgotten. That is certainly the case for us!

This house exceeds all expectations and is even better in person than in the pictures (which are also amazing!). I can’t recommend Shangri-La highly enough. We’re can’t wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Dancing in the Moonlight

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Shangri La with a full moon lighting the patio (aka dance floor). This house sits right on the beach. If you stand by balcony near the pool you can look over the railing and watch the kids build a castle in soft, clean sand or swim in the clear, calm waters of Goodman's Bay. In the morning Eagle Rays glided right by the house in pairs.

We travel with a large group (3 families) and I'm picky about the house. Shangri La was perfect for us. There is a small cottage at the front of the property with 2 bedrooms: one has 3 bunk beds and one has a full bed. That worked well for our 3 single guys in their 20's and one newly married couple. (Emily ruled the roost out there).

The main house is truly more elegant than the website pictures reveal. We sat 14 around the outside patio table for dinner. It converted beautifully into a beer pong table (I still can't believe Jane and I came in second place.) The kitchen is wonderful. I loved that fridge! Pack light because there's a washer and dryer, lots of beach towels and a little closet outside with pool toys, coolers and chairs. I don’t need to go into detail because owner Sue Linzing will provide you with lots of information. She’s great about answering emails, too.

On the street side of the house the #10 bus stops frequently. That gave us a bit of freedom to explore in pairs or small groups. We dived with Bahama Divers and they picked us up right there. 3 of the guys golfed and they loved the course. Jet skis rentals zoomed by to see if we’d like to take one for a ride. We did. We also tried paddle boarding at the near by beach. I found it a little boring and expensive. It was more fun to take out Shangri La’s comfortable two person kayak and tool around the bay looking for turtles.

Two doors down from Shangri La is a family with 2 pontoon boats. “Captain Sam” will take your group for a ride. He called his brother “Captain Ben” to help when our group needed both pontoons. I doubt these two guys are licensed “captains” but they know the area well and were hilarious. We snorkeled and stopped for lunch.

We’ve stayed at 7 different Caribbean villas in as many years and Shangri La is my favorite.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway


Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nassau International
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Downtown Ferries to Atlantis & Out Islands
Car: not necessary

Excellent location - Cable Beach - Goodman Bay -West Bay Street - 15 minutes from airport - away from all the congestion of downtown Nassau. 15 mins from Atlantis and Baha Mar Resort.

...The house is in a quiet, calm bay - right on the beach.

...Catch a jitney bus for $1.25 right outside the property that takes you into downtown Nassau.

...Two grocery stores 5-10 mins west of house

...Smaller straw market, Casino, restaurants - 5 min ride away.

...Short walk down beach where you can rent jet skis or catch the Booze Cruise Boat that takes you on a half day adventure including a snorkeling stop.

Other Activities: parasailing & kite boarding

Golf: Ocean Club - Paradise Island. Coming soon ~ Jack Nicklaus course Baha Mar Resort - Cable Beach


Rates & Availability

From $1,000 Per night

Nassau & Paradise Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Spring
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Rates include all taxes and fees. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Check, bank to bank wire transfers, credit cards accepted. A 3% fee will apply when charging by credit card.

50% of the gross rental fee required to hold reservation.
Full and final payment (including a $500 refundable damage deposit) is due 60 days prior to guest's estimated time of arrival.
Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Special holiday rates apply (Thanksgiving and Christmas).
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Nassau & Paradise Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet , Upper level- Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upper level-Bedrm 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Upper level-Bedrm 3
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower level-Bedrm 4
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Powder Room
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest Cottage
    Additional Shower - outdoor shower , Outdoor Shower
  • Intricate tiling and high end faucets add to the beauty. Bathroom 6 is in guest cottage.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Oceanside-Master-upper level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Streetside-upper level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Oceanside-upper level
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Oceanside-lower level
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , Guest Cottage
    Bedroom 6 - 3 twin/ single , Guest Cottage - twin bunk set + extra twin
  • All bedrooms have en suite bathrooms in main house. Three are oceanside. Bedrooms 5 & 6 are in guest cottage. Child's pack n play, crib, small stroller and high chair.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 15 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Housekeeper
  • duty free shops
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Local property manager, housekeeper provided one day during a weeks stay and gardener onsite a few days a week. Special services such as babysitting, in home massage, personal chef, and catered meals can be arranged for a small commission. If available, economy car or 7 person passenger van can be rented from our local property manager for reasonable rate.

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