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Dillycrab Beach Guest House with Soft Rainwater Pool & Game Room

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

3 Bedrooms 1 Queen Ensuite Bathroom, 1 Queen & 1 Twin Shared Bath, Sleeps 6

Enjoy the sunrise, ocean views, white sand beach and freshwater pool from our 3 Bed, 2 Bath Guest House and poolside 1,200 sq ft recreation room. Master bedroom has luxury 4 poster bed, large en suite bathroom, separate WC. Sliding glass doors offer beautiful ocean views and open onto a broad veranda with hammock. Second bedroom has queen bed, and sliding glass doors with ocean views and access to veranda. Third bedroom has twin beds and washbasin. All bedrooms fully carpeted. Full kitchen with electric glass-top stove, full fridge/freezer & dishwasher, large dining table seats 8, comfortable living room overlooking beach and ocean with 42' flatscreen satellite TV. Air-conditioned game room includes pool table, table tennis, darts, exercise equipment, 50' flat-screen TV with Wii & DirecTV programming, beach and pool toys. Broadband Internet, wireless, free calls to USA & Canada.

Activities: There are many activities to choose from especially if you like the water. Exuma offers incredible bone-fishing and deep-sea fishing. Boat rentals are available for those seeking a bit of adventure. Kayaking, scuba diving, tours of the Exuma Cays (see the famous swimming pigs). Take a water taxi ride to Stocking Island and hang out with the cruisers at the Chat 'n Chill bar or Club Peace & Plenty's Hamburger Beach bar for Doralee's famous conchburger. Check out the straw market, stores and local bars. If you want privacy and relaxation relax by the pool or walk and swim the gorgeous beach. We'll pick you a coconut from our own trees for a cool drink of coconut water or try the local special 'gin & coconut water'. Barbecue poolside and enjoy a tropical drink while the sun goes down. For those early birds walk the beach, or relax on the veranda with a freshly brewed cup of coffee and enjoy the sunrise.

Amenities: Your hosts, Bill & Judy Hurlock, are on-site to assist you should you need us. You will be met at the airport and transferred the very short ride to Dillycrab Ranch. Free phone calls to USA and Canada on our Vonage line, free broadband wireless internet for your laptop, flat-screen TV with DirecTV programming and selection of DVDs and video tapes, music CDs. New air-conditioned game room with sliding glass doors. Fun for all the family with billiard/pool table, table tennis, darts, exercise equipment and more. Boogie boards and sand toys for children, lots of beach towels.

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Judy Hurlock
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed the stay in Exuma. We have been travelling around all oceansbut this island has really a particular geographic position - only 300 miles from USA but you feel like in a castaway island. Thanks for hospitality, we hope one day to come back and see you again.

In French for Bill: Un endroit et des geus merveilleux. Super.
Jul 2010
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Dillycrab Beach Guest House with Soft Rainwater Pool & Game Room
average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
Yulee, FL USA


  • 5 of 5

We loved our relaxing vacation at Bill & Judy's. They were very hospitable! The apartment was impeccable! Very clean and organized! We were met at the airport and escorted to our home for the week. The location of the apartment couldn't have been better! Just minutes from the airport and just a short drive to town and local restaurants. Muffin & Lady were great too!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2009
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
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Perfect beach house

  • 5 of 5

We chose the Bahamas for our summer family vacation and then I started researching various accommodations. Beachside and having a pool were on the wish list as well as at least 3 bedrooms and hopefully a games room with a ping pong table. I must have looked at hundreds of accommodations before I found Dillycrab Beach House on the island of Great Exuma. It was exactly what I had hoped to find. I have described it as the quintessential Beach House vacation property. The pictures show the reason that everyone comes to the Bahamas - that extraordinary turquoise water, and I have to say the beach in front of Dillycrab was the most beautiful I have ever seen. It was really our own private beach as we saw maybe 3 people the whole 10 days we were there. The manager, Judy, was great. She bought some groceries for us because we arrived rather late on our first day. She was waiting for us at the airport, took our luggage and answered every question. She was around if we needed her but not at all obtrusive.

One of the reasons we wanted to come to Exuma was the famous Pig Beach. On a full day excursion we went to their island, which was an absolute highlight of our trip. Snorkelling in the Thunderbolt grotto, seeing the iguanas, sharks and sand bars and famous people's islands/villas was a whole day of fun. We also visited Stocking Island and Santana's restaurant. I have to admit that Santana's was a big disappointment. However we really enjoyed the food at La Fourchette and Grand Isle Resort. We cooked at home as well and bought groceries in Georgetown. Everything is pretty expensive.

Everything at Dillycrab showed a thoughtfulness for guests. Instructions were clear but not overwhelming and everything from bedding to beach and bath towels to dish ware was top quality. There were soaps, shampoo and conditioner in the bathrooms (2 bathrooms which was great with 2 teens), essentials in the kitchen, DVDs and books, really cool low beach chairs and of course the water sports toys- paddle boards and kayaks. Our favourite part of the house was the huge outdoor living room/terrace and hammock (which we all took turns on). It seemed that the owners really thought of everything a guest might ask or need and it was all available in the Information binder.

We really had an absolutely fantastic time and would love to come back again. Dillycrab was luxurious but at the some time casual and relaxed. We would recommend Dillycrab to others.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Magical Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved my stay at Dillycrab Ranch. I'll be going back again to enjoy the turquoise water, beaches and culture of this magical place.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Absolutely incredible . Loved it completely

  • 5 of 5

We went with two other couples and two 12 year olds. Everything , the house, the views the pool the beach .. was absolutely incredible!! Couldn't have lived it more. Peaceful, tranquil and fun fun fun

We will definitely go back!!

Make sure you try the recommended excursions

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Heaven on earth

  • 5 of 5

We went with two other couples and two 12 yr olds and had the time of our lives. The views, the beach , the pool, the house. Everything was over the top relaxing, tranquil, breathtaking. Will definitely go again. Wow .

Make sure you try the recommended excursions

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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New Albany Ohio

What an amazing place to visit!!!

  • 5 of 5

We went to the Dilly Crab Ranch in August with our 3 children. (25, 22 ,18) We loved Exuma and Dilly Crab. We have been to Abaco and Paradise Island and wanted to see a new island this time. The water is beautiful here. The house is clean and so well equipped. We loved the pool and the area all around it. The beach is so close and so beautiful. The water is clear and calm and the sand is lovely. There was no one on the beach the whole time we were there. It is like you are on a private island. We did the boat tour with 4 C's and it was amazing. Andrew the captain was so informative and so fun. We saw so many of the other Cays. The water is just so beautiful out there. It was really helpful to have Judy next door. She gave us great recommendations for dinner and tours. We went to Santanas one day and that was fun too. The lobsters were fresh and huge. The game room is a great feature at this house and she has a lot of work out equipment. There are about 100 DVD's to choose from also. There were some board games too. There are beach chairs and some pool toys. The one thing we needed were rafts for the pool. There are blow dryers in both bathrooms and lots of towels. The people on the island are so friendly and helpful. We also went to the straw market one day and the fish fry. It is a beautiful island to visit with stuff to do and plenty of restaurants to eat at . I would highly recommend Judy's place because it is on a great stretch of beach and the pool is fabulous. :) Hope to get back here someday. !!! Thanks for all of your help.


Vickey Shull

New Albany , Ohio

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Exuma International Airport (GGT)
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Sandals Emerald Bay Resort
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Pallappa Bar & Restaurant, Grand Isle Villas
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
The beach at Jimmy Hill
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Deepsea fishing, bone-fishing, kiteboarding, kayaking, speedboat tours, beachcombing


Rates & Availability

Jimmy Hill House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2016/2017 High Season
Dec 22 2016 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
2017 Summer Season
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
2017 Off-Season
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

50% Deposit to secure booking. Balance due 21 days prior to arrival. Bookings made 1 month prior to arrival must be paid in full at time of booking.

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Jimmy Hill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2494 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Ensuite & Separate WC
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared
  • Master Bathroom has beautiful deep tub with views of the ocean, separate shower stall, vanity and laundry with stackable washer and dryer. Second bathroom is located between second and third bedrooms.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Handbasin & mirror in bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Handbasin & mirror in bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , handbasin & mirror in bedroom
  • Each bedroom is fully carpeted and has handbasin and mirror.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
1,200 sq ft game and exercise room on the ground floor with direct access to the swimming pool. Equipped wth a Pool table, table tennis, darts, stationary bike, treadmill, dumbell sets and 2 benches and large flat screen TV with DirecTV connection and Wii games. Great for those days when the weather is less than perfect (not very often).

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