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Dancing Waves - Charming Condo with Spectacular Ocean Views

Shelly

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay nights

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Shelly

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2015
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Dancing Waves - Charming Condo with Spectacular Ocean Views

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Nassau & Paradise Island Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 Pull-out Sofa Bed, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

Dancing Waves, located in the gated community of Delaporte Point, is a gem with panoramic ocean views that will take your breath away. Step out of the door and take a refreshing dip in two sea-side pools; relax on a white sandy beach or plunge into crystal clear waters; and enjoy a leisurely snorkeling exploration in any of three different directions around the Point.

Located near the exciting Cable Beach Resorts and Casino, golf, entertainment, and shopping are just minutes away. Causal and upscale restaurants are within walking distance, one just at the gate and right on the beach. Grocery stores are nearby. The airport is 10 minutes away and the downtown Jitney (local bus) stops at the entrance.

This 4th floor Condo with elevator, has two bedrooms with two ensuite bathrooms, a galley kitchen with appliances for afternoon tea or a gourmet meal; an attractive living/dining area, a private wrap around balcony, cable TV, A/C, and wireless internet.

Original Bahamian and Haitian art and marble and porcelain tiles set the perfect island ambience's of this corner apartment.

THIS CONDO LOCATED FOR FUN AND ADVENTURE: Dancing Waves is located at Delaporte Point on Nassau, the capital of The Bahamas – the country of 700 islands. This 4th floor, corner unit is situated at the tip of the Point. VIEWS: drink in panoramic views in three directions - Daytime views are simply breath taking, night-time views are purely magical and utterly romantic. WHAT TO DO: Everything or nothing - entertainment, shopping, sport, adventure and relaxation are within easy reach - At Delaporte Point: Enjoy two ocean view pools, two sun decks - one for sunning and tanning and one under the canopy of a shady sea grape tree for reading and snoozing; a jetty, a beach, three minutes outside your door, and beautifully landscaped grounds. At the Resorts and Casinos of Cable Beach and Atlantis - 5 and 15 minutes away respectively: win the jackpot, dance the night away, shop, dine (there are many restaurants to choose from); golf, play tennis, swim with the dolphins, glide high above the waves on a parasail, climb a rock wall, climb the Queen's Staircase, see live performers from every music genre and top rated comedians, lots of fun and adventure for every age. FRONT ROW SEATS: From your private balcony watch island wide fireworks at New Years, Bahamian Independence, and American Independence. EXPLORE: Have afternoon tea with the Governor (last Friday in the month, January – August), visit a zoo with marching Flamingos, take an exhilarating power boat day trip to an island paradise, squeeze in a-one- of-a-kind day trip to historic Harbour Island on the air conditioned M/V Bo Hengy, take a shark dive, a reef snorkeling trip or land the big one on a deep sea fishing trip. MUST VISIT: The new native art/craft/straw market. MUST SEE: Junkanoo Parades on Boxing Day (day after Christmas) and New Years.

At the end of it all, come home to Dancing Waves your own paradise and a welcome respite from the world.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Shelly (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
20%
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2015

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay nights
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Reviews

4.7
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Dancing Waves - Charming Condo with Spectacular Ocean Views
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews
5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

The place was clean, furnished nicely, and had an awesome view (we could see the New Year's Eve fireworks across the water at Paradise Island from our bed!). The chairs at the pools were already sometimes but the unit has a couple portable beach chairs which worked great. There were 2 nice coolers and 2 big bags for beach towels and snacks which we used several times. There are 3 nice restaurants within walking distance, but no sidewalks so you do have to be careful. The kitchen is small, but not a problem. Everything worked well in the unit except the buzzer to the door (unless we just didn't know how to use it). With only one set of keys it was sometimes a problem getting in if the group split up. I noticed several other units have groceries delivered from "Groceries to Go" so no need to rent a car, but there are 2 nice grocery stores not far away if you do have a car. We rented a car as we went places the bus doesn't go, but very handy for going downtown. I appreciated Shelly calling us as soon as we got there to make sure everything was OK. We would have no problem staying there again!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Las Vegas, NV
5

Paradise revisited!

  • 5 of 5

Just recently returned (physically - not mentally) from a two week stay in "Dancing Waves." This was our second stay in this particular unit but our 10th+ stay at Delaporte in Nassau. For future stays, we will ALWAYS check on the availability of "Dancing Waves" as our first choice for several reasons. The owner is VERY guest-centered and always either anticipates every need or immediately responds in a positive way to requests. The unit is fully furnished and stocked so that you really only need to bring a smile from home - and if you forget to do that, it will appear the minute you walk into the fourth floor unit and see the sweeping views stretching from Cable Beach to downtown to Atlantis in the distance as you look east and the open ocean and approaching (or departing) cruise ships to the north and west. The location is enough to keep you grounded with the likely purpose of your visit - pure relaxation and comfort. No need to leave the property, but if you choose to do so, it is very convenient to take the island "jitney" from directly out front of the complex to go downtown or elsewhere. As far as snorkeling goes, it is spectacular - the sea gardens that are within a few feet of the actual point are teaming with fish and other sea life. All in all, a stay here provides the full package that will not disappoint. I only hope that "Dancing Waves" is open the next time I try to book it for our family!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Rebel Las Vegas, I'm very happy you and your family enjoyed your stay at Dancing Waves and Delaporte Point. You will always be welcomed for return visits. It says a lot for our country and people that you've continued to come back over the years - thank you. For locals, seafood is a staple of life so hopefully on your next snorkeling outing you'll find a nice, big lobster for lunch. Cheers, Shonel
5

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The location is wonderful--very strong breeze off balcony makes you always feel cool and comfortable--sometimes even a bit chilly! It is maybe 15 minutes from downtown and is very peaceful. I would not really say it is within walking distance to much--sidewalks don't really exist for much of the way and it is a busy road but the bus is very easy to use ($1.25 pp). The bus stops about 7-7:30 PM so if you are into partying you may want to rent a car or be prepared for taxis. We liked being able to go into town, have our fun and excursions, and then come back to a tranquil setting. The condo is very comfortable and nicely equipped--perfect for our family. Shelly is wonderful. We had some questions during our stay and extra requests and she could not have been nicer.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Austin, TX
4

Beautiful Island

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I chose this condo because we wanted a water view as we were travelling with our 18 month old and we needed someplace to hang out at night when he went to bed. First communications were great with Shonel and payment and booking were quite easy. She answered all my questions and we arranged for a highchair and pack n play to be available for our stay. When it came down to the week before arrival however I sent her two emails and called and didn't get a reply, I was slightly concerned since we were travelling with a toddler to a foreign country. She had sent us plenty of information on how to get access to the condo so we luckily had no trouble upon arrival, but I was slightly put off.

Now for the cons:

We arrived at the condo and I was a little dissapointed with the place, there is some updating that needs to be done. There were puddles on the floor from the AC unit which were worrisome since we had a toddler who could slip. The floors were definitely dirty, our feet were black after 10 minutes. The ants were slow to come but once we got into all that island fruit they came quickly (on the 4th floor might I add). We didn't even cook there, just did sandwiches etc. and there were plenty of ants. Luckily that kind of thing isn't too bothersome to us, however we did take the trash out frequently. The balcony was great but the mosquitoes and biting insects were plentiful. The AC stopped working overnight one night. The toilet water was turned off and when we flushed nothing happened but we figured that one out!

The pros:

The AC issue was fixed the next day and we didn't suffer too much as a great wind had come in from the water. We had an internet issue (probably our issue but they sent someone to check it out). We loved hearing the waves at night. Parking was great and so was security. They left us fruit and a parting gift! We loved the location since we didn't want to be near the busy city but we were able to go there and get back quickly. The pool near the seagrape trees was WONDERFUL! Also the dock nearby that you could climb down and snorkel was too cool! It was hard for me to leave. The people we met were wonderful and welcoming and we absolutely felt at home on the island, in fact a few people asked us if we were locals!

All in all we would recommend the Delaporte Point community for sure, this condo was well appointed and we enjoyed our stay but there is definitely room for improvement in this unit.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am thrilled that you came and had a reasonably uneventful stay. Thank you very much for your input, I have noted all of your concerns and they will be immediately addressed. It is helpful when guests like you give me feedback, as there is always room for improvement. The water and air conditioning situation is being addressed, an ongoing problem with an old building. There are renovations going on in several units in various parts of the complex, and sadly one of the effects is that dirt from drills will settle on floors and windows. Ants are an island problem; we have a monthly treatment for ants, however, it is not always completely effective. I like to welcome my guests with a taste of the islands by providing in the condo in-season tropical fruits and island made candies (the ants must also have a sweet tooth). I also like to provide a small parting gift, which I try to personalize. It is meant to be a reminder of our beautiful island. I'm very happy you enjoyed both of my island treats. It was a pleasure having you visit our island, hopefully you and your family will make this a yearly event. Sending you good wishes… Shonel
5

Amazing time!

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I had such a great time staying at Dancing Waves. There were 4 of us and the place was the perfect size. 2 good sized bedrooms, a nice living/dining area, and a decent kitchen (although the kitchen is a little small to have multiple people cooking). The best thing about the place is Shelly! She is awesome and so helpful. We would definitely stay here again. Really the only downside was how windy it can get! The balcony has a gorgeous view but because it's facing north and out on a peninsula, some of the nights were way too windy to be able to sit outside. But, on the nights that it wasn't windy, it was perfect. The location is convenient in that there is a bus stop right out the front gate. We would walk out there and catch the bus into town, or head west to visit the caves. Great time!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
4

View seeker

  • 4 of 5

A wonderful location away from most tourists. The view could not be beat! We had a rental car, it would have been hard to stay here without it. The accommodations were OK. For the price of a hotel room we had a two bedroom/two bathroom condo. We felt secure since it was a gated development. Nassau overall is very expensive. $8 for a bag of Doritos in the grocery store.

There was a tropical storm somewhere in the Atlantic so it was very windy and wavy. Dancing waves is a good name. Over all we enjoyed our stay very much!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

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Car: not necessary

Dancing Waves is a charming get-away at Delaporte Point, just outside of Cable Beach in beautiful Nassau, Bahamas. Located on a penisula with the ocean on three sides, Dancing Waves has clear ocean views to the Atlantis Resort, Black Beard's Cay, and the Cable Beach shoreline. These expansive ocean vistas will take your breath away. The beach is just a few minutes walk away. Delaporte Point is located on the jitney line and the jitneys will take you to the Cable Beach hotels, and to downtown where you can shop or take the ferry to Paradise Island. Restaurants and grocery stores are all nearby.

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Rates & Availability

Nassau & Paradise Island Condo Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning USD50

Notes

  • Credit Cards Accepted: (Visa and Master-card).

    Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

    A $500 deposit is required to hold your requested dates and full payment is required before arrival, plus a $300 fully refundable Security Deposit.

    Paying with a credit card incurs a 3.5% surcharge.

    Monthly stays are welcomed and negotiable.
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Amenities

Nassau & Paradise Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Intercom System
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Ocean views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , garden views
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Parking: One designated (numbered) parking space and additional visitor parking is also available.

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