CHARMING BAHAMIAN COTTAGE, TURQUOISE LAGOON AND PINK SANDY BEACH

Nadine

Speaks french, english
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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CHARMING BAHAMIAN COTTAGE, TURQUOISE LAGOON AND PINK SANDY BEACH

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2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 7, in front of a wonderful pink sand beach

Pink Sands Beach Cottage is a very beautiful new beach cottage with a direct access to a breathtaking pink sandy beach. Most of the times you will be alone, and if it gets crowded, you may have two to six people around ... 2.5 miles of stunning beach. On this part of this beach, at low tide, the ocean is a magnificent turquoise lagoon.

The cottage is ideally situated. Everything is within walking distance: supermarket, bakery, restaurant, bank, ATM machine, doctor, pharmacy...

Our caretakers will kindly pick you up at the harbour and drive you to the cottage.

This old-fashioned looking cottage gives visitors to Spanish Wells a real taste of island living. Located on quiet Saint George's Cay, this heaven is the perfect place for relaxation, for honeymooners, a romantic getaway, a quiet family vacation or if you just want to get away from the world for a while.

Spanish Wells, a prosperous island: Spanish Wells is considered one of the most quaint, clean, and prosperous islands in the Bahamas. It offers a rich history and old world and out island charm, and, yet, is very civilized. Spanish Wells is the envy of Eleuthera, The Bahamas, and even the region. It is part of the well known Eleuthera island.

The population is predominantly white native Bahamians, many of which are descendants of the first British settlers from the 1600's or Loyalists from the 1700's. People speak English, with a British accent. Spanish Wells is not a 'touristy' island.

Spanish Wells is prosperous, clean, safe, and beautiful. Spanish Wells is a neat and clean little town with most homes sporting a fresh coat of pastel paint, a real island getaway. Spanish Wells is reminiscent of an idyllic Cape Cod fishing village with swaying coconut palm trees and bright bougainvillea as background.

Spanish Wells offers everything you need: Spanish Wells has beautiful pink and white sand beaches, and water so clear that you can see your shadow on the bottom. Stretching from Spanish Wells to the northeast tip of mainland Eleuthera is a beautiful barrier reef called the Devil's Backbone which is inhabited with an abundance of marine life. This area is fantastic for snorkelers, and fishermen usually find that grouper and snapper are plentiful in this area. One mile off shore, there's great sport fishing. There's world-class bone fishing on the flats surrounding the island. One can walk around the island, wade for sand dollars on the North beach, purchase the fresh catch of the day from local fishermen, and browse the centuries-old village.

Spanish Wells offers 3 supermarkets, a bakery, 7 restaurants or take away (which serve native Bahamian and American dishes at reasonable prices), a bar and liquor store, a medical clinic, a museum, 4 variety stores; and of course, you can purchase fresh fish and lobster!

Ideal temperatures all year round: Winter temperatures are generally in the 70's during the day and drop to the 60's at night. Summer daytime temperatures are generally in the 80's and drop to the 70's at night.

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Nadine (Owner)
Advertiser since 2008
Speaks french, english

Guestbook comments from the owner

We want to thank you for such wonderful accommodations, we had a marvelous holiday. In fact, my kids said that it was the BEST holiday we have ever been on. We think the cottage was in a perfect location, we met the friendliest people and we really did have a blessed Christmas holiday. We will definitely be going back to Spanish wells. We felt safe and the locals were very kind and generous.



We went out on the Spanish Wells Ocean Safari, with James and that was just like being in National Geographic. We went Snorkeling, and we went fishing for some lobster and spearfishing. What a truly memorable holiday.



Darryl and Toni were always so kind, and I was thankful that they were at the fast ferry to get us. It made the arrival very smooth!



Thank you so very much for the use of you cottage and we hope to stay there again soon. All the best in 2014!!! May you be filled with health and happiness!!
Dec 2013
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Bedrooms 2
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Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 16 traveler reviews

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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
5

Another FANTASTIC Stay!

  • 5 of 5
Nadine, Damien, Toni & Darrell,

Thank you all for another fabulous week! Everything was perfect - the cottage, the weather, the beach, the island and the wonderful hospitality by all. We could not believe how fast the week went by! Definitely in for a longer stay next time - can't wait to come back!

Dave, Karen, Sara and Emily - Kill Devil Hills, NC
  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
Hawaii
5

Former resident

  • 5 of 5
Charming cottage well situated on the island. Everything was as advertized. You can't go wrong here. It's always a pleasure to visit Spanish Wells to see friends and family.
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
5

Great place to stay! Clean and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed our stay in this cottage very much. It is well equipped and in a great location. We took the bikes over to Eleuthera by ferry and rode for an afternoon. Go see Preacher's Cave, it's worth the ride. By the way, Andrea's at Harbor Side has a few bikes for rent. No one seemed to know this so I am just passing that on. Take a charter trip with Capt. Ryan Nielly. We had a great day of spearing with him and his sons.
We would definitely rent this cottage again if we were returning to Spanish Wells. It is everything it is described to be. You won't be disappointed.
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
5

Charming beach cottage perfectly located in SW

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed our time in Spanish Wells and we enjoyed our accommodations equally as much. The house is well equipped and comfortable. Very clean and located conveniently to the grocery store and restaurants. We used the bicycles one day and took them over by ferry to Eleuthera. There is plenty of open road to ride on without much traffic. Go see Preacher's Cave. It's worth the ride. Also Andrea's at Harbor Side has bikes for rent. No one seemed to know this when we asked around for a bike rental place so I am passing it on. We took a charter with Captain Ryan Nielly and speared a lot of fish. Great fun!
The outside shower is great for washing off sand and for rinsing dive equipment.
I would absolutely recommend this cottage as a place to stay. We usually stay on our boat but if we were looking to rent again, PSC would be our first choice. Wonderful experience, all around.
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
alabama
5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed our stay at Pink Sands Cottage. The view from all rooms & porches is great! The top deck is great for sunning, the home is very roomy & sunny. Very happy we chose your home to stay. Toni & Darryl made us feel so welcome!
  • Submitted: May 26, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
Houston, TX
5

Wonderful centrally located cottage in SW!

  • 5 of 5
Hello Nadine. Thank you for sharing your wonderful cottage with me and my two kids; we thoroughly enjoyed it, and the central location near the beach and stores was absolutely perfect for us. In addition, your manager Toni Pinder was a great help to us too. We vacation quite a bit in Spanish Wells and Pink Sands Cottage is now our favorite rental home there; we’ll definitely want to stay at PSC again during future return trips to Spanish Wells!
  • Submitted: May 16, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Glass Window Bridge
"This is a must. From the bridge between two parts of Eleuthera, you can admire the calm wate..."
Bahamas Fast Ferries
"This is a perfect way to go to Harbour island or Nassau. These ferries are reliable, comfort..."
Anchor's snack bar
"Very well situated on the Harbour of Spanish Wells, the restaurant offers a large variety of..."
The Shipyard Restaurant
"This brand new restaurant offers a real good quality of food. With a wonderful terrace overl..."
Preacher's Cave
"This is where the Eleutheran Adventurers found shelter after shipwrecking nearby. They had f..."
Sky Beach Club
"On a day trip to Eleuthera, have lunch in this amazing club: breathtaking view from the terr..."
Rock House
"A superb house, a fine restaurant, a convenient location for those coming with the fast ferr..."
Norma's Takeaway
"Good take-away, at reasonable prices. Open 7 days a week. You can order by phone and then ta..."
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
North Eleuthera (ELH)
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Spanish Wells harbour
Nearest Beach
North beach
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Eagle's landings
Car: not necessary

Spanish Wells is a small island and is part of Eleuthera.

Other Activities: Horseback riding, fine shopping and fine dining in Harbour island (20 minutes from Spanish Wells by fast ferry).

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Availability & Rates

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Spanish Wells Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall rate
Oct 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
Christmas New Year
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
2015 Standard rate
Jan 5 2015 - Sep 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$215
$1,500
$4,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$210
$1,450
$4,350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $60
Notes Minimum stay: 2 nights.
FOR ANY STAY BETWEEN 2 AND 4 NIGHTS: US$ 200 per night + US$ 150 extra charge on the total.
Payment via wire transfer (rental cost plus transaction fee), cash.
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Amenities

Amenities

Spanish Wells Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Living Room
  • Free Local Calls
  • Wireless Internet
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Living Area
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Laundry Soap
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Catering Available
  • Kitchen
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • 4 Ring Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs bathroom - toilet , shower
    Upstairs bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower , enclosed with open sky
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master bedroom - 2 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Downstairs bedroom - 1 queen
  • 3 queen size beds and one roll away bed
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Music Library
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • CD Player
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Yard
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Deck Furniture
  • Porch Furniture
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Beach Chairs
  • Walkway to Water
  • Beach Towels
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • Deck / Patio
  • Bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • caves
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • boating
  • shelling
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • hospital
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • medical services
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • water skiing
  • swimming
  • snorkeling
  • deepsea fishing
  • jet skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • surfing
  • fly fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
Notes:
3 kayaks included in the rental fee! 6 bicycles at your disposal Hammock in the garden BBQ
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