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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, 1 half Bathroom, Office - Sleeps 6

With its prime beach front location looking out over Whymms Bight and its traditional pink and white exterior, this classic villa offers guests privacy, comfort and quintessential Caribbean living.

This is a spectacular villa with private pool on the beach. Open Floor plan with living area, dining room and gourmet kitchen all with amazing water views. There are three bedrooms and two and a half baths as well as an office / library and laundry room. The covered porches overlooking the pool and patios with ample outdoor seating areas and comfortable teak furnishings. This villa has its own private pool with outdoor stereo speakers and a nice grilling area.

On-A-Whymm comes with everything one could need - including your own boat - so just bring your bathing suit and fishing rod!

Located mid island in Whymms - 'On-A-Whymm' is a short drive to grocery stores, local restaurants and Island resorts should you ever want to leave the idyllic beach.

About Long Island, Bahamas: Long Island is one of the most unique islands in the Bahamas. For many people, it is considered the hidden Bahamas. On the northern tip there are dramatic sea cliffs overlooking the dark blue water where Columbus anchored the Santa Maria when he discovered the island in 1492. In his ship’s log, an entry mentions taking on fresh water, trading with the natives, and notes that this was the most beautiful island he had ever seen. The beaches are incredible. Talcum-powder fine white sand and crushed pink and brown shell cover some of the most stunning beaches in the Bahamas. The water is clear, warm, and turquoise blue. From hillside perches, where cool trade winds blow, you can look down to stretches of spectacular coast and water so pristine you can see multiple shades of blue in the depths of the ocean. Yet this island has much more to offer than its natural beauty; it is safe, easily accessible by air, close to the United States, and home to friendly English-speaking locals.

About Whymms Villas: About Whymms Villas: Whymms Villas is committed to offering only luxury villa rentals to make your vacation one to remember. Our concierge services start when you book your villa - to help with travel arrangements - provisioning your villa in advance of your arrival - airport pick-up - arranging for a rental car - mid week maid service (or more often for a fee) - scheduling massages, bonefish guides, snorkeling or diving excursions, deep sea fishing, restaurant reservations (or a local chef to come to your villa and prepare a Bahamian dinner!) whatever you need to make your trip a truly relaxing, stress free vacation.

More Details

Carol - Whymms Villas
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Carol - Whymms Villas

I'm a semi-retired architectural / interior designer / builder from the Northeast now enjoying my new lifestyle in the Bahamas. Taking care of my beachfront rentals and guests is my new job (though it doesn't feel like a job!) and introducing many to Long Island for the first time. I enjoy this slice of heaven with my 2 Jack Russells - Sketch & Nikko

Carol - Whymms Villas purchased this house in 2005

Why Carol - Whymms Villas chose Long Island

I chose Long Island first for this beautiful beachfront parcel I was able to purchase. I wanted to design a villa that was one's own private resort! Second was for the natural beauty of Long Island and the relaxed pace one finds here - a perfect backdrop for getting away from it all - and finally the people here - the friendly nature of Long Islanders is such a welcome feel and the the vibe on Long Island is second to none.

What makes this house unique

What's unique about 'On-A-Whymm'? EVERYTHING - ! If you are looking for all the conveniences of home (and then some) mixed with island style set on an idyllic beach - then come see us. You'll see why we think 'On-A-Whymm' is very special.


Long Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Half Bathroom -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom - Queen 4 poster bed, walk-in closet and private bath with indoor and outdoor shower Guest Room 1 - Facing Pool and Water - Queen bedded guest room with attached shared bath. Guest Room 3 - Two twins beds with attached shared bath.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Fully Air-Conditioned. Kitchen with DW, Viking gas range,microwave, frig & wine captain. Laundry room. Whole House stereo, Sat TV with surround sound, DVD player. Phone, internet access. Water by reverse osmosis. large SS gas grill,teak patio furniture, pool floats, cooler, beach chaises and umbrellas. Living Room, dining room; kitchen; powder room, covered porches. Laundry Room. Large covered porches. Beautiful grounds and landscaping. Rental includes use of 13' Boston Whaler. Experienced boaters may upgrade to a 19' center console skiff for an additional $700 per week.


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average rating of 4.970588 based on 34 reviews

Absolutely wonderful

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent two weeks at On-A-Wymm, this is our fifth trip to the out islands of the Bahamas and our first to Long Island. This is by far the nicest home we have every stayed in! The island is just the right the mix of laid back and things to do. There are several restaurants near by and plenty of great places to explore. We took advantage of the boat rental with the house and spent many days exploring and catching bone fish. We also spent days, just sitting on the beach in front of the house where Carol has created a peaceful and private oasis for her guest. The home is meticulously maintained leaving you feel as if you were the first guest to have stayed. The island and all its residence are welcoming and glad you are there! We dined at Tony's a great little outdoor dining spot overlooking the water and Chez Pierre where the French chef prepares and serves your delicious food! Having explored the entire island, this home is centrally located on the island and is "the place" to stay on Long Island. Carol is a gem, and makes the planning worry free with detailed information before you arrive , so that the minute you get on the plane you are truly on vacation! We will definitely be returning to On-A-Whymm.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Perfect Island Life

  • 5 of 5

On a Whymm is a beautiful villa - impeccable design, beautiful landscaping and of course the incredible view! Carol was very helpful, from provisioning, to car-rental drop-off and pickup, and pointing us to a place to buy fresh fish. The boat made the vacation! We loved fishing and snorkeling and going to Tiny's for lunch. This is a quiet, private destination for those wanting to unplug and relax. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful experience, from the time you pull up, till you leave !!!!! One of the greatest places we have ever rented. Carol was so great to deal with, trust her you won't be sorry. On-A-Whymm will keep you finding things you never thought you'd find in a rental from spices to cook, to extra everything you could need.


  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kim and Jan - was so nice having you! Glad to hear you enjoyed the extra perks - we pride ourselves on trying to have everything you need!!! Good luck on your next adventure in your life and we hope to see you back on the beach in Whymms soon! My Best - Carol
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On purpose for On-a-Whymm

  • 5 of 5

On-A-Whymm was Wonderful! Beautifully designed and well appointed home with a stunning beach side location. Carol was great in arranging all aspects of our stay, making everything easy and enjoyable - from stocking the fridge, to guides, taxi, rental car, and things-to-do. It was very hard to leave our beach, yard, pool, and back porch but exploring the island was fun. We have stayed in several home rentals on several of the out islands, but found this place the best!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jim! It always makes me smile when I hear that we have met or exceeded your expectations and equally great to hear how much you enjoyed Long Island!! It's a special place indeed so now you are "in the know". Hope to see you on the beach again soon! My best, Carol
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Tropical island + impeccable home = grand vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Carol, you helped me provide the impossible... a family vacation that satisfied everyone! It's difficult to find a vacation spot that is entertaining enough for teens/ young adults (without the "resort" vibe) & relaxing enough for everyone else. "On-a-Whymm" provided both! Between the boat and the kayaks... the beaches and the restaurants... we were lulled into blissful happiness quickly. Long Island is magical and Carol thought of everything to make our stay comfortable. When our family discussed where to go for next year's family vacation... it was unanimous! See you next year, Carol!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Laura - so glad we made you look like a star!!! It was also great to introduce the guys to boating so now they will be pros upon their return. Looking forward to seeing all of you again - Cheers, Carol
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AMAZING!! Unlike any vacation we have ever done!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I travel 3 weeks a year and have been to some pretty impressive places. On-a-Whymm is definitely one of the best! Cannot wait to go back!! Carol has thought of everything! The home itself is beautiful...extremely clean...with a lot of extras. Both suites have an outdoor shower, the kitchen is large with everything that you need besides the food, outdoor grill, warm yet refreshing pool....and the beach.........that's the best part! We used the larger boat to snorkel and fish off of the keys, which is a must! I honestly could go on and on, but I kinda want to keep this our secret, lol, so it's available when we can come back....which will be soon!!

Carol, the the nicest lady ever! She will be in contact with you any time needed and answers emails and phone calls right away. Such a treat compared to other places that we have tried. Even the locals love Carol! The couple that own the liquor store told us how she brought them lights and things to help them when their home was hurt by the hurricane. So awesome! Who does that?!? :) great people, that's who :)!!

We tried two restaurants on the island...Max's - a must - try the conch salad! And the restaurant at the resort near the airport, also fantastic.

If your looking for peaceful and unique, you have to try On-A-Whymm! Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sooooo glad you had such a memorable visit!! We do aim to please!!! I think you were both well suited for Long Island too! Looking forward to your return in February - my best, Carol
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Stella Maris (SML)
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Beach Bungalows
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Chez Pierre
Nearest Beach
Car: recommended

Long Island is located 165 miles southeast of Nassau, Bahamas. Daily flights are available. Flight time is approximately 45 minutes. On Long Island there are two very different coasts, 'On-A-Whymm' is located on the one with soft white beaches and the other with rocky headlands that descend suddenly into the ocean. The terrain varies from sloping hills in the north to low hillsides, with numerous limestone caves, fading into flatlands in the south. Long Island stretches over 75 miles, with many small settlements along Queen’s Highway. The scenery from the highway changes from old buildings surrounded by stone walls, to beautiful beaches with calm blue water. One can spend the day on a remote beach with complete privacy, or tour the island and shop for pottery, woven goods, or fresh fruit. Go to lunch at an authentic island conch bar serving fresh fish, conch, and lobster. Take the time to meet the locals, becoming one with the island.

Other Activities: World Class Bone Fishing and Professional Guides Available


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $800


Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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