Spanish Wells cottage rental - The beach side of the cottage
The beach side of the cottage
 
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps7
  • 2 Bathrooms
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
 

Spanish Wells Cottage Rental Photos and Description
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, souvenir shop, 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, 6 restaurants or take away (which serve native Bahamian and American dishes at reasonable prices), a well stocked liquor store (at Jean's bay, on main land), a medical clinic, a museum, 4 variety stores; you can purchase fresh fish, 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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30 Reviews of Property 205659 in Spanish Wells, Bahamas

Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
average rating of 4.9 based on 30 reviews
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
5

Fantastic cottage, owners and caretakers

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
4 adults and 2 children and there was still plenty of room to move around in this beautiful cottage. It is obvious that the owners take pride in it and their attention to detail did not go unnoticed. Nadine is a very gracious owner and the caretaker, Toni, equally so.

We rented a cart to get around a couple of days and explore but in reality, it certainly is not required. Grocery, bank, ice cream, restaurants, beach, etc. all within easy walking distance.

When we return to Spanish Wells, it will not be in any other accommodations but this one. Thank you!
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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A truly memorable holiday

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
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!!
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
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A truly memorable holiday

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
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!!
business
Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
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Truly relaxing

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
We had a wonderful time. It was truly relaxing and we walked the beach every day. I look forward to returning sooner than later. We met some lovely folks at People's Church and were blessed by such great teaching there. Between excellent food, weather, new friends and lovely accomodation, we had an amazing time. And my husband was totally surprised - blown away by it all. He really didn't believe it until we arrived in the Bahamas! Thanks again.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
5

Perfect location on charming Spanish Wells

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
Our family of five had a fantastic stay at the Pink Sands Cottage. It was perfectly located with the beach being a short walk and the grocery store being right by, as well.

The caretakers really went the extra mile in all they did; helping us before we even asked! Both the caretakers and the locals were very friendly and went out of their way to help anyone.

We especially loved the outdoor shower, Bahamian island books in the cottage, bicycles, and the porch! We loved eating at Norma's and The Gap! We also rented a boat and golf cart for our stay, which made it very convenient to venture out! Thank you for a great place to stay and we look forward to returning to the island soon!
Owner's Response: Thank you for your appreciation. We are delighted to hear that our guests have enjoyed our cottage. We try to make your vacation an unforgettable one!
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
5

Pink Sands Cottage/Spanish Wells: outstanding!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
We had been to the Bahamas a dozen times before this trip to Spanish Wells. Little did we know that it would surpass our great experiences elsewhere over the years. Spanish Wells is a prosperous [spiny lobsters] fishing port of some 1700 great people whose ancestors arrived more than 400 years ago. A great harbor, industrious and friendly townspeople, an outstanding, yes, pink sand beach, and a very relaxed way of life. And there's no better location from which to experience it than Pink Sands Cottage, right at the midpoint of this 2 mile long island.

Spic and span clean, the cottage is fully equipped, has reliable phone service and internet service, and is just about 75 paces from a beautiful 2 1/2 mile long beach. Brightly lit, well appointed furniture, decks and porches, what more could you ask for?
Close to a supermarket and other amenities? Yes, nearby.Bikes, golf cart, and kayaks? Yes, waiting just outside the door on the immaculate lawn. Even nearby crowing roosters to help make sure we didn't waste the day in bed. And even the bone fish were cooperative. Spanish Wells and Pink Sands Cottage--a perfect match. We'll be back.
Helpful votes: 4/4
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
5

One of Our Best Vacations!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
One of the most relaxing and enjoyable family vacations we have ever had! What a charming, magical place! We had read some bad reviews so we did not know what to expect – I honestly do not know what island those people were visiting – I cannot think of one negative thing to say. The house was perfect. I work for a real estate firm that manages 300+ vacation homes and I wish all of our owners were as good as you and Damien . The location is also perfect – we went around the entire island checking out some of the other homes we had seen and quickly dismissed them as future options – none compared to your home. The beach was absolutely gorgeous and the quick walk from your home is actually closer than some of the oceanfront homes in our town. You were right about having it all to ourselves. If we saw more than 6 people in a day that was a crowd. The girls snorkeled around the entire island and decided that the area in front of your home and just to the south were the best areas on the island for snorkeling. We used the bikes, kayaks and the golf cart every day – great to have these available!

We live in a friendly place, but the locals we met during our visit to Spanish Wells were some of the most gracious, friendly people we have ever encountered. We were welcomed into their homes and I came home with fresh jams, jellies and hot sauces that folks we just stopped to talk to insisted that we take. We have visited many islands in the Caribbean and this is one of the few places we have been that I felt completely safe in letting my daughters out on her their own to explore. The grocery store was a surprise - it had everything we needed. We used the grill several nights and visited most of the restaurants on the island for either lunch or dinner. Toni & Darrell were wonderful – Darrell was getting ready to go out to repair the traps and invited us on his boat for a tour – it was a very interesting and educating experience for all of us – we had no idea how they fished for the lobsters (completely different from the U.S). We look forward to spending a day fishing with him when we come back.

The week went by quickly and we were all sad to leave! We definitely will be back and hopefully will be able to stay longer than a week. Thank you again for your lovely home and a truly memorable vacation – we can’t wait to come back!

Karen, Dave, Sara & Emily
Kill Devil Hills, NC
Owner's Response: Thank you Karen for your appreciation. We love to hear that our guests enjoy our cottage and Spanish Wells as much as we do. And we do our best to meet our guests expectations. Come back whenever you want!
Helpful votes: 5/5
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
Alpine, NJ 07620, USA
5

Excellent cottage,incl. service

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
We (2 couples ) spent 6 days in this cottage and this cottage contributed a lot to our perfect vacation.
When we entered at the first time in the cottage, we moved very homely, because we found everything exactly according to the description. The house was perfectly clean and equipped beyond our expectation.The owner of the house provided everything what people coming for a vacation might like to use and enjoy.
We had a few email exchanges before our trip and we got all the detailed responses immediately to our questions, including additional suggestions.
We do hope, we will revisit this beautiful island again -in the same cottage.We will recommend this property to our friends.
There is one service, what we will not recommend; this is the service i.e the lack of service of Southern Air.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you. You are welcome anytime!
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
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A truly enjoyable week

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
Thank you for use of your lovely, practical, sunny house. We passed a truly enjoyable week in Spanish Wells, an attractive and vital working community that added a lot to the
holiday. The character of the fishing village makes this a more "genuine" place
than it would be if there were merely sand and sun.
We hope to return one day!”
Helpful votes: 1/2
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Charming Bahamian cottage, turquoise lagoon and pink sandy beach
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Spanish Wells Eleuthera
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Fabulous time

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
Another fabulous stay in your charming and welcoming cottage! This is our sixth vacation in Spanish Wells with our extended family and what a fabulous time we ALWAYS have! Thanks for renting your beach home to us to enjoy escaping our busy lives at home! You have your home well stocked with amenities!
Until next time... again. Thank you so very much! There's no place like Spanish Wells! “
Helpful votes: 0/1