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ESCAPE WINTER - LUXURY VILLA AVAILABLE NOW, CLOSE TO ALL AMENITIES

Management

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
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ESCAPE WINTER - LUXURY VILLA AVAILABLE NOW, CLOSE TO ALL AMENITIES

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Overview

Grand Bahama Island Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Office, 3 Baths, (Maximum 6 Guests)

Welcome all island adventure seekers, families and vacationers on holiday, as well as persons traveling on business long-term travel.

We provide a Luxurious and modern Villa at affordable rates for persons wishing to enjoy a relaxing, retreat outside of the typical and costly hotel experience.

This spacious Villa is completely renovated and maintained to the highest standards with property manager nearby to provide assistance.

We provide all the modern comforts and amenities you will need during your visit to the island.

Key Features:

• Boundless & unspoiled beaches throughout the island.

• Walking distance to Taino beach.

• Luxurious Villa with over 2800 sq. ft., with all modern amenities of a spacious vacation home for all to enjoy.

• Main floor with patio door access to a tropical paradise overlooking the pool and canal

- 3 spacious bedrooms( 1 King bed, 2 Queen beds) , 3 bathrooms; two with en-suite bathrooms, fully renovated with modern amenities, phone, Internet/Wi-Fi, Cable TV, DVD, Ceiling fans, Hi-Efficient Air Conditioning.

- A bonus is The 'Loft' which is an open concept room with 2 Queen Beds, TV, DVD and Office space with phone, desktop computer for staying in touch with family and friends.

- Sleeps 6 adults comfortably

• 10 minutes from the airport

• 5 Minutes to Port Lucaya, for all your shopping, entertainment, casino and dining needs.

• Enjoy the traditional fish fry at Smith's Point adjacent to Taino Beach (public) nearby.

Occupancy rates are based on 4 occupants. **RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

**Please no bookings will be considered if groups are larger than our posted Maximum Occupancy.

Lucaya is approximately 70 miles from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Grand Bahama Island is in the crystal clear water, with offshore sailing in the Gulf stream, great snorkeling and swimming, charter boat fishing.

Home of the UNEXSO, Underwater Explorers Society, is a dolphin research facility where you can swim and interact with the dolphins. The Island offers other Eco-adventures like kayaking, hiking through remote mangroves to view birds and marine life, reef and cave diving, para-sailing and horseback riding on the beaches, among many others....

Warm and inviting is the atmosphere we strive to provide our guests during their stay on Grand Bahama Island.

Keywords: Villa, Condo, Canal, Water-view

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Management (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Management

We are interested in providing a relaxing family & friends getaway as we have neighbours and want to respect their enjoyment of this great property. We will not entertain any interest from agents,or travel consultants on this property, thank you.

Management purchased this villa in 2011

Why Management chose Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Island is a hidden gem. It has numerous beautiful sandy white beaches and we see at least 3 shades of blue every morning when we go for a walk across the street to Taino Beach. The people are so friendly and helpful, there are no language barriers and we feel very safe at all times. There is a distinct Bahamian culture and the people are very proud. It has a direct flight on Westjet (peak season) and only takes 2.5 hours from Toronto. That can be shorter than driving through Toronto! This is the case for many U.S. flights as well. We also see many Europeon's vacationing here and have said how beautiful the beaches are on our Island. This Island is quickly becoming the destination of choice worldwide. Most times there are seat sales which makes it very affordable to come for a long weekend. They take American dollar at par and this island has duty free/tax free plentiful grocery stores which make it very desirable for large families/friends to vacation here. The Island is appreciative for foreign travellers coming which makes for a great holiday when visiting Port Lacaya Casino, shops and restaurants located 5 min. drive away. It only takes 10 min. to tour all main attractions and the sea is a whole other world of exploration. All of this and more are the reasons for choosing to buy a vacation property in Grand Bahamas Island. You won't regret coming and will look forward to booking before you go!

What makes this villa unique

My husband is a computer techie! I think he owns every gadget known to BestBuy.....

That being said, every room has a tv,dvd if you want some alone R&R time. The family room has an entertainment centre, games, latest dvd movie library and for those less savy (like me) board games, cards and books.

Our home is completely renovated with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and marble floor. All bathrooms are completely renovated with granite

marble deep soaker tubs.

We also have an 800sq. ft loft which has 2 queen beds and a large office with a computer to keep in touch or do business, scan/print documents if needed.

For the outdoors, we back onto a pool and canal which you can swim in both or go across the street to Taino beach (5 min. walk).

We are 5 min. drive or 2.5 mile walk to all the shops, restaurants/casino in Port Lucaya. It is so quiet at night that you can hear the ocean with the patio doors open.

Our family have told us how beautiful the breeze is here and there is no humidity from Oct. to March because we live so close to the ocean.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 13 traveler reviews

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Grand Bahama Island Bahamas
Canada
5

Our Bahama's Home

Our Bahama's Home
  • 5 of 5
We stayed at this Villa for one week in November 2014.

Location: 5 minute walk from either the public part of Taino Beach or the resort section. Canal and pool in the back yard. 5 minute walk to the Port Lucaya ferry which we enjoyed taking in the evenings. 5kms from Solomon's grocery store and the liquor store.

Rooms: perfectly setup for families or two couples. There are two very nice master suites with ensuite bathrooms and then the loft for any extra travelers. The open concept kitchen/dining/living room leads right out to the patio and back yard. All rooms are nicely decorated and very comfortable.

The villa is very well furnished and equiped. Anything you could possibly need was there - kitchen supplies, beach towels, snorkeling gear, laundry, BBQ. I don't think there was anything that we looked for that wasn't stocked.

The property manager Betty was fantastic. She met us at the villa upon arrival and was easily accessible for any questions that we had.

Overall, the villa comes exactly as advertised and we had a highly enjoyable stay. I would recommend this to anyone.
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for a great review! You were a delight throughout your booking to your stay! Your description of our location, easy access to the beaches/groceries and yes, liquor store are spot on. We appreciate your kind words of our decor and home amenities. We agree that our property manager, Ms. Betty is fantastic! Thank you for recognizing her hard work, she deserves it!
You and your guests are always welcome! Enjoy the Canadian winter!
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Grand Bahama Island Bahamas
Richmond, Virginia
5

"At Home" in Grand Bahamas

"At Home" in Grand Bahamas
  • 5 of 5
This lovely three story villa was perfectly situated, perfectly equipped, and immaculate; felt immediately "at home" in Grand Bahamas. This was my 10th or 11th trip to this beautiful island so I know it well and the location of this property is ideal. It is only minutes to the best beaches, grocery stores, and Lucaya with its dining, shopping and entertainment options. Took a short walk to the restaurant at Taino to enjoy panoramic view of the ocean when I felt too lazy to cook in the great kitchen. Spacious bedrooms, modern bathrooms; truly impressed with furnishings, colors schemes and lay out of this home and hope to visit again soon.
  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to have you stay in our home. Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review considering your busy schedule. Your comments are our sentiments as well! You are always welcome!
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Grand Bahama Island Bahamas
Stuttgart, Deutschland
4

Schönes gut ausgestattes Reihenmittelhaus

  • 4 of 5
Wir, eine Familie von 4 Personen (Tochter, Ehepaar und Mutter) waren im Juni 2014 in diesem Haus.
Die Vermieterin war sehr, sehr nett und vertrauenswürdig. Es blieb keine Frage offen. Wirklich sehr hilfreich und angenehm!

Das Haus selbst:
Das Haus ist eines von sechs Reihenhäusern. Im deutschen Sinn von einer "Villa" arg weit entfernt.
Der Gartenbereich liegt in Richtung des Kanals und ist sehr schön angelegt. Der Swimmingpool steht für allen 6 Reihenhausbesitzern zur Verfügung. Wir waren im Juni dort - Es war Regenzeit, so dass die andere Hausbesitzer, von denen einige dort ganzjährig wohnen, nie den Swimmingpool benutzt haben.
Das Haus selbst hat im Patterre ein Zimmer und ein Bad sowie den Küchen-, Ess- und Wohnbereich. Ohne Licht ist es im Küchen-/Essbereich etwas zu dunkel. Zum ersten Geschoss geht es über eine steile, etwas arg hörbare Treppe in das ersten Geschoss. Dort befinden sich zwei sehr schöne, helle Zimmer, die jeweils über ein eigenes Bad verfügen.
Von einem der Zimmer geht es in das Dachgeschoss.
Das Haus ist schon mit den wichtigsten Dingen wie Gewürze, Reinigungsmittel, Waschmittel ausgestattet. Zudem ist das Haus auch technisch richtig gut ausgestattet! Das war wirklich erstklassig!

Der Kanal:
Das Wasser im Kanal ist relativ klar. Wenn man genau schaut, sieht man dass sich Korallen am Rand gebildet haben. Ich war dort einmal zu schwimmen drinnen. Die nächsten Tage waren dort wenige kleine Quallen - irgendwie hat es mich nicht mehr bewegt dort zu schwimmen. Mit Schnorcheln entdeckt man dort nicht viel.

Umgebung und Erreichbarkeit:
Der kürzeste Weg zum Meer geht über einen Weg durch den "Wald". Der dortige Strand ist aber mit Steinen versehen. Zum Taino Beach geht es nach links. Man kann den Taino Beach aber auch über die Strasse in ca. 6-10 Minuten erreichen.
Um Einkäufe zu erledigen, auszugehen und/oder um mal die wirklich wunderschönen Strände zu erleben, sollte man unbedingt ein Auto mieten! Alles ist etwas zu weit vom Haus entfernt. Einzig der Taino Beach ist gut erreichbar, es gibt aber auf Grand Bahamas deutlich schönere Strände.

Wir haben unsere Zeit dort sehr genossen und würde wieder auf die Bahamas kommen. Eine luxuriöse Villa würden wir das Haus aber nicht bezeichnen.

Das Einzige was uns an den Bahamas wirklich gestört hat, war das die Randbereiche an den Beaches oft vermüllt und verdreckt sind. Das war wirklich schade, denn es gibt wirklich sagenhafte Strände!
  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Hello Mirko,

I appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Although we don't know what you have written, I'm sure it will help other German guests in the future!
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Grand Bahama Island Bahamas
Lansdowne, PA
5

Wonderful Bahama Escape

  • 5 of 5
The property was beautiful, quiet, and relaxing. The owner and property manager was very attentive and accessible at all times. I don't think that the pictures posted do the property justice. I went for a girls getaway, and we would definitely return in the future.
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Dear guest,
Thank you for great review. Glad you and your friends had a relaxing getaway. Looking forward to having you come back!
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Grand Bahama Island Bahamas
Germany
5

Perfect Bahamas holiday place

  • 5 of 5
quiet holiday home, well-tended, perfect for group of friends, pool, access to channel, nice beach within walking distance, WI-FI, supportive staff for any questions

Car is recommended to get to shops for self-catering.
  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review. We are so happy that your first trip to the Bahamas was such a success!
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Grand Bahama Island Bahamas
Stuttgart, Germany
5

Guests from Germany

  • 5 of 5
This house is really great! It got a more than fully equipped kitchen and three bedrooms with bathroom plus two extra beds in the attic (but there without window). We were allowed to use the internet via the computer there and the huge gas-grill on the terrace. The house was well cleaned and the housekeeper who lives nearby was very helpful and nice. I would recommend this property to friends and I would return myself.
The house shares the pool with the neighbours and the canal where swimming is also fine is there as well. To the beach it is five minutes walking distance and the ferryboat towards Grand Lucayan Marketplace is 10 minutes walk. Everything was perfect for a luxery holiday.
On the beach are not only the restaurants of the hotels located there but also a very nice place with live Jazz on sundays called "Tony Maccaroni" and of course the famous "Fish Fry" at wednesday evenings.
  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Hello, our German guests! Thank you for your kind review! We are so happy that your first experience to the beautiful Bahamas was a great one. We would be very happy to welcome you back. Wishing you and your family/friends continued health and happiness! See you again.

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
8.5 Miles
Freeport airport
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Taino beach
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Boat ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Lucaya Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Taino beach Restaurant
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Taino beach
Car: not necessary

Port Lucaya is 3 miles away with a casino, restaurants and shopping. You can walk, drive or take a boat ferry (500 meters from villa) for $6 return.

We have created an information book for your convenience which lists taxi/ferry service, car rental, attractions, take out menus/excellent restaurants, grocery locations, spas and home services (cooking/cleaning, dog/babysitting) to make your stay enjoyable and stress free.

We are located across the street from Taino Beach (5-10 minute walk) which has all amenities including a restaurant/bar, lazy river pool with water slide and lounge chairs with covered hut for shade.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $215 Per night

Grand Bahama Island Villa Rental Rates

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Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

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Management fee $150
Notes 1. Minimum 3 day stay in non peak seasons.
3. Occupancy is, based on 4 occupants
4. RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
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Amenities

Amenities

Grand Bahama Island Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 full size modern bathrooms with granite counter tops and 2 jacuzzi tubs.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 1 King size bedroom has 4 piece on-suite bathroom with jacuzzi tub, 4 Queen size Beds total with one room having a 4 piece on-suite bathroom with a jacuzzi tub.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Created a guest book which includes locations/phone #s: -general stores -grocery stores -taxi service -child/dog sitter -car rental -restaurants -activities -spas/beauty supply store -business supply store -medical services information

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