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Bella Mare - Island paradise. Ocean front cottage with spectacular views.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps 6.

Welcome to our island paradise. This recently renovated and elegantly upgraded beach cottage is located in the quiet and serene area of Oleander Gardens just north of Gregory Town. Perched on a hill only steps from a peaceful cove, Bella Mare offers the ultimate in modern conveniences and some of the most beautiful scenery of the Bahamas. Take time out of your stressful lives and relax on our front porch. Enjoy the spectacular view of the Caribbean ocean and your worries will surely fade away.

A private beach is only 150 feet away so take time out to enjoy the sun and discover the wildlife while snorkeling in the cove.

Away from it all.: Eleuthera - From the ancient Greek word for freedom. Freedom is what you can expect when you visit Eleuthera. Freedom from work, stress, and the pressures of everyday life. This island is truly a paradise away from it all. You are far removed from the glitz and glamor of the casino's of Nassau and the hustle and bustle of the big city. Take your time and enjoy sleeping in, snorkeling in the cove or enjoy the sunset from the porch.

The Island.: Eleuthera offers 220 miles of coastline with countless sandy coves and isolated beaches with pure white and pink sands. The snorkeling and fishing are some of the best in the Bahamas. Bonefish can be caught by wading out in front of our house. Swimming and sunbathing are especially enjoyable activities due to the privacy of the many beaches. You can go to the beach and never spot another human being.

The Cottage.: The cottage has been lovingly upgraded and decorated by the owners. It features custom made furniture covers, cushions, and window treatments.

More Details

Owner
Per Yde
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We snorkeled everyday, visited different beaches and explored the island. We loved Lighhouse beach with turquoise clear water and a great coral reef to snorkel. The locals are very friendly and helpful. Empty beaches wherever we went. A perfect place to enjoy a last week of summer before the winter season begins.
Oct 2010
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
North Eleuthera
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Elvina's
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Harbor Island
Nearest Golf
50 Miles
Cotton Bay
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
Queen's Highway
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
The Cove
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Our private cove
Car: necessary

Quiet serene area of Oleander Gardens. Very close to Gregory Town with its renowned Pineapple Festival. Only 1.5 miles from Lovers Beach, Twin Sisters beach, Gaulding Cay, Queen's bath and the world famous Glass window bridge. We are located next door to the very upscale resort The Cove.

Other Activities: Kayaking, Boating

Amenities

Gregory Town Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master bath is newly renovated and features Italian marble surround. The guest bath is also newly renovated and the shower is beautifully decorated with Indonesian river rock.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Living room - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Master bedroom features a queen size bed with luxurious pillowtop mattress. Guest bedroom has two twin beds and ocean view. In addition we also have two fold out single beds in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Other amenities include a large selection of DVDs, Central air conditioning for your comfort, bicycles and kayaks.

Reviews

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Bella Mare - Island paradise. Ocean front cottage with spectacular views.
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Awesome Vacation stay at Bella Mare

  • 5 of 5

We stayed Oct. 07 - 14, 2017. A great time of the year to visit Eleuthera. This is our second time staying in this beautiful home.

The home has everything you need plus an awesome view. The home is clean and up todate.The kitchen is very equipped and the home has an outside shower, hot and cold water. This is perfect when returning from the beach. We also walked around Oleander Gardens. It is a Lovely neighborhood with very kind people.

The snorkeling in Oleander Cove is the best. We saw Grouper, Snapper, 2 Lobster that become our dinner and TONS of reef fish in the shallows and in the deeper areas around the big rocks and the Barracuda babies were So cute.

The home is fully equipped with everything you need to cook and unwind. The bed are so comfy. We spent a lot of time relaxing on the front porch reading and the breeze was great. We explored Spanish Wells this visit by boat. We docked the boat at the Wreckers Restaurant and had lunch then rented a golf cart and saw the island. Upon returning the cart we had an early dinner at the Wreckers again. We also ate at Daddy Joe's. Great dinner and drinks. We will be back again. Thank you Per and Terre for sharing your home and island with us.

Pam and Jim

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We loved having you as our guests and you are always welcome back.
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Great Location and Home

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location on a great island. This is a beautiful home across from the Caribbean, this was our first time on the island and we will go back. House was clean and everything you needed there.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We are so happy that you enjoyed Bella Mare and Eleuthera.
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Beautiful property on a lovely cove with sunset carribean views to die for!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Bella Mare. Was exactly as advertised. Short walk to a beautiful cove beach with excellent snorkeling on coral reef. Very friendly and helpful was Maurice the property caretaker. We enjoyed the Kayaks, explored several adjacent coves with them. Wallace and Vivian Sands are wonderful to work with regarding rental car. Highly recommended this property.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you as our guests. We hope you visit again soon.
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5

Beautiful! Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property for 10 nights in Jan/feb 2017. The house was very clean with modern features. We had an amazing stay and would highly recommend this rental! We would love to stay again. The rental had everything needed for a perfect beach getaway: kayaks, beach chairs, beach towels, bicycles. This was our 5th time in Eleuthera, but my parents' first time! They said hands down the best vacation and most unique they have had!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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5

Breathtaking

  • 5 of 5

Oh Eleuthera, where should I begin on this review. Well it's pretty safe to start by saying this was our best family vacation yet. What an island! The beaches no matter where you go are so beautiful and empty that you would be surprised if you even saw footprints in the sand. I have been to a bunch of places in the carribean and Eleuthera was even more amazing. The people on the island were all too kind and welcoming to us. The house was perfect for us. It was a lovely house and very spacious. The house had everything you needed for you in a very thoughtful approach. Music, Movies, Family Games and all the kitchen appliances you would need to make you feel at home. The views, beaches, house and kindness of everyone truly made this an unbelievable experience for us.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

What a gem! Great location. Per was excellent to work with. The house is decorated with love and attention, well maintained and stocked. We will not hesitate to book again and would highly recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Rate includes tax, cleaning and kayak/bicycle rentals.
We will accept payment via check, paypal or credit card. If you choose paypal or credit card we will charge an additional 3% processing fee.
A 50% deposit is required to hold all reservations.

The final payment along with a $250.00 refundable security/damage deposit will be due 60 days before arrival.
The security deposit will be refun

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.