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Katherine

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

Beach Front Cottage on North Bimini Bahamas. Close to Marinas & Activities

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Bimini Townhome Rental Photos and Description

2BR Ocean Front Vacation Rental In Alice Town, North Bimini,

Katt's Kottage is a quaint beach front cottage that's ideal for a vacation retreat and SLEEPS 1-5 PEOPLE. This 2BR/1BA SECOND FLOOR unit is safe, private, clean and fully air-conditioned. Newly built this 2 bedroom unit was completed in June 2014

The outside deck is a perfect spot for sunning or for quietly reading a book, surfing the internet, listening to the ocean surf, dolphin watching or enjoying a sunset.

We are on North Bimini close to the heart of everything! There are three marinas nearby - Bimini Big Game Club, Bluewaters and Seacrest. It's just a two-minute walk to the authentic Bahamian Arts and Crafts market and a stroll to freshly made conch salad at Fabien's or a seafood pizza from Edith's. For more of a dining experience try the Big Game Club or South Bimini Beach Club. Dance at Big John's or End of the World Bar and be comfortable knowing that home is just a short walk away. Go on a wild dolphin swim, bone fish the flats, check out the museums or just walk the beach.

About Bimini: Bimini is located approximately 50 nautical miles east of Miami, Florida. It is the first island in the archipelago chain of 700 islands and cays that comprise the Bahama islands and is referred to as the 'Gateway to the Bahamas.' It is divided into North and South Bimini with North Bimini being the main area of commercial activity and most populated. Bimini is most famous for its gin clear, turquoise waters, world record fishing and diving sites which include the Lost City of Atlantis and amazing deep wall drops. The atmosphere is laid back and casual. There are a number of small resorts, bars and restaurants frequented by the weekend boaters visiting from Florida. There is a 5000 foot landing strip on South Bimini with air service to South Florida, Nassau and Grand Bahamas. While here be sure to visit the Museum, the newly rebuilt Straw Market, take an eco trip to the bone fish flats or experience a wild dolphin swim.

Katt's Kottage is the best value for a weekend jaunt or a long-term stay. We look forward to welcoming you to our special island soon.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Katherine (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Katherine

Matt and Katt are both Bahamian born and raised. They have both worked in the Tourism industry for their adult lives in one capacity or another. Matt has lived in Bimini all his life and Katt has lived here for the past 24 years.

Why Katherine chose Bahamas

Bimini is full of friendly people and unique experiences that you would miss out on should you stay at a resort. We pay special attention to detail and are here to assist should the need arise. Bimini's past and future are near and dear to our hearts and we want you to live it and love it the way that we do so that you will always want to come back and visit again and again.

What makes this townhome unique

You can't get any closer to the beach than this!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)
Beach Front Cottage on North Bimini Bahamas. Close to Marinas & Activities
average rating of 4.9 based on 40 reviews
5

Perfect Vaction - Great Cottage...Great People...

  • 5 of 5

Katt's Kottage is the perfect getaway cottage- steps to a beautiful beach, quaint and cozy, private, and PEACEFUL.!. the cottage is well furnished and very comfortable- bimini is a small island where we found the locals to be extremely friendly and welcoming. Matt and Katt are amazing hosts that were always available, yet respectful. The entire experience was beyond our expectations- If you are looking for a great place to "chill"- this is it!

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2009
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It has always been our experience that the nicer our guests are the easier our job becomes and so far we have been blessed with exceptionally fine people. Matt and I always look forward to meeting new people and making new friends. Thanks for staying with us. We will keep in touch and look forward to having you back with us next year.
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5

Absolutely amazing, as usual.

  • 5 of 5

Our second time at Katt's Kottage and we're just as content as the first time. The home is true to the photographs, the most modern home on all of Bimini. Matt and Katt continue to improve to make sure their tenants are comfortable during their stay. We plan on coming back soon! Thank you.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location on the beautiful quiet beach....very clean.....walk to many local establishments.

  • 5 of 5

Spent 2 weeks from July 10-24, 2016.

The first week in the upstairs unit, direct oceanfront (just cross the narrow quiet street) very modern and comfortable 2 bedroom one bath, 3 very efficient air conditioners.

The second week in the small, ground floor, one bedroom cottage in the back, also very comfortable, older but very clean.

Matt and Katt own at this location 3 units.....it was a little confusing before we arrived on their configuration, so for future guests: there is a 2 story newer building that has 2 identical 2 bedroom units, one downstairs, one upstairs....these are direct ocean front.....then there is the older one bedroom unit in the back which has a nice front patio with views of ocean, although not oceanfront.

Matt and Katt were very helpful with anything we asked for....very good customer service like many past guests have said.

The beach in front is perfect, totally clear water, lots of shells and sea glass, mostly empty, on weekends a little busier with people from the fancy resort who come for better beaches.

Keep in mind that these units are in Alice Town, where the locals live, which helps experience their culture, very polite people, everybody who meets you on the streets asks you how you are enjoying Bimini and wish you well.

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE:

There is 2 very nice marinas (big game and big john) where you will find very nice restaurants and live music and lots of tourists and their boats, good menus and affordable prices.

There is a few grocery stores who carry everything you need, although a little bit higher than USA.

A lot people comment the prices are very high and items scarce.....I don't agree considering you are visiting a small island that caters to much more tourists than their population.

There is also several small local restaurants and bars withing short walking distance.

About 5 miles to the north is the big resort with nice bars, restaurants and at least one very nice clothing store, you might need a taxi or rent a golf cart to get there.....other than those shops in the resort you will not find any .....so ladies just enjoy the beach and the local culture......

I would definitely recommend these accommodations.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The best place to stay in Alice Town, Bimini!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four recently spent two weeks at Matt & Katt’s Kottage. OUR EXPERIENCE COULD NOT HAVE BEEN BETTER! We have been to Bimini several times before and had no idea there was such a perfect place to rent in Alice Town until now. The accommodations are NEW, CLEAN & COMFORTABLE. The porch overlooking the beach was my favorite spot to enjoy my morning coffee and my evening Kaliks. There were a lot of unexpected perks such as beach toys, a beach umbrella, beach towels, a fresh water dispenser, etc. Plus, the A/C system rocks! The owners, Matt & Katt, are two amazing people that work hard to make this a great place to stay. Katt is VERY QUICK to respond to emails and calls. We could not be happier with Matt & Katt’s Kottage! We can't wait to go back!

One message of caution: Please do not rent a golf cart from Mr. Dolphin! His carts are not well maintained and can be unsafe. We did not have a pleasant experience with him nor did our other friends and family that rented from him. We would encourage you to contact Rene & Sluggo. Their carts are clean, well maintained and SAFE! Plus, they are nice people!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

SOOOO RELAXING!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 stayed with Matt and Katt for two weeks in Katt's Cottage. The stay was SO RELAXING. Katt picked us up at the ferry and did everything she could to make us comfortable in a new place with two little kids. Not only was the place better than expected, Wifi, TV with all the channels, A/C in the entire place, etc....but they also had supplies stocked for us in the frig. When traveling with little kids (6 & 8) parents really have ta' be protective. Katt and Matt made every experience a comfort! Even connecting us with a local guy for golf cart rentals to help save a $ from the big resort prices.

The beach, ahhhh the beach in front of the house is AMAZING! pics don't do justice!!! We spent every day out there....cuz we're beach bums!

Thank you Katt and Matt for loving on us as you did! You really made our summer! The kids already miss ya :)

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Katt & Matt were the perfect hosts. The cottage was clean and comfortable. The deck overlooking the beach was my favourite place to sit. The island is truly a hidden gem. The people are so friendly and helpful. The local quisine is something to experience. This was a memorable vacation and something I would recommend to all and plan on another trip soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brian. You have expressed so much in your sublime review of your experience in Bimini and your stay at Katt's Kottage. Matt and I were happy to have you with us. You are welcome back anytime. We look forward to it.
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Map

Bimini Museum
"Get acquainted with the history of Bimini from the Tainos to Rum Runners to Martin Luther Ki..."
Healing Hole
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
South Bimini (BIM)
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Big Game Club/Sherry P's On The Beach
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Water Taxi Between North and South Bimini
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Anchorage (1/2 Block) Big Game Club (1 Block)
Nearest Beach
3 Metres
You Are Right on It
Car: not necessary

Katt's Kottage is a cozy, quiet and safe retreat from the world where you live. White, sandy beaches and crystal clear waters are just steps from your front door or a relaxing view from your private balcony. The two bedroom units have a queen bed and two XL-Twin beds and will sleep 4 comfortably. Stroll leisurely around the island and take in the views or rent a golf cart or bicycle and tour it in style. Catch a tan on the beach or lounge under an umbrella. Snorkel the waters right off the beach or swim with wild dolphins. Dance the night away or relax on the deck under the stars. The cottage has a fully equipped kitchen and outdoor charcoal grill. A selection of restaurants and bars are three to five minutes walk away and there are three marinas just as close - Bimini Big Game Club, Bluewater and Seacrest. The people of Bimini are friendly and helpful and eager to make you fell welcome to our island. Remember to bring your camera because the sunrises and sunsets are both breathtaking and the people are always smiling!

See you soon!

Other Activities: Wild Dolphin Swims, Nature Walks, Bonefishing, Shelling, Kayaking, Kite Boarding, Fishing, Diving, The Lost City of Atlantis, The Healing Hole, The Shark Lab, The Fountain of Youth

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Rates & Availability

Bimini Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Season 1
Mar 18 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$240
$1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Season 1
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 21 2016
3 night minimum stay
$205
$1,025
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak Season 2
Dec 27 2016 - Jan 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$240
$1,200
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Season 2
Jan 5 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$205
$1,025
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Regular Season
Apr 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$240
$1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$240
$1,200
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Exit Cleaning $150

Until a Deposit Has Been Received, Rates Are Subject To Change Without Notice
*Renters Must Be Minimum 25 Years of Age*
Minimum 3 Nights Required
Book 5-7 Nights and the Weekly Rate Applies
On WEEKLY Rates Additional Guests Pay ONLY for 5 NIGHTS ($125 Each/Week)
Monthly Rates Subject to Mandatory Mid-Stay and Exit Cleaning Fees.
Standard Rates Apply During Holiday Weekends.
FREE WiFi
Satellite T.V.

DAILY/WEEKLY CANCELLATION POLICY (PTHS)
CANCELLATIONS: Full refund of deposit (less $150 processing fee) if made 15 days prior to occupancy. Cancellations less than 15 days of occupancy 50% of refund forfeited and 50% held for future booking. Future booking must be within one (1) year of original occupancy date. NO REFUND is made for cancellations received within 72 hours of occupancy.
Consideration may be given in the event of a pending hurricane. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


MONTHLY CANCELLATION POLICY (2 Bed)
CANCELLATIONS: Full refund of deposit (less $250 processing fee) if made 30 days prior to occupancy. Cancellations less than 30 days of occupancy 50% of refund forfeited and 50% held for future booking. Future booking must be within one (1) year of original occupancy date. NO REFUND is made for cancellations received within 10 days of occupancy.
Consideration may be given in the event of a pending hurricane. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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Amenities

Bimini Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , XL Twin Beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper Sofa In Living Room with Serta Matress
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Monthly Rentals October Through March Only. Monthly Rental Rates Are For Up To 4 Persons Maximum. Bicycles Available By Request.

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