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Karen Rodriguez

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, spanish

4/3 Luxurious Beachfront Home with Breathtaking Ocean Views!

17 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Berry Islands House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 3 Full bathrooms, 1 Half bathroom, sleeps 8 comfortably!

If you enjoy the best, this home is for you! Sugar Palms is a luxurious 4/3.5 home on pristine Great Harbour Cay, Berry Islands, Bahamas. Relax on the large sundeck with a drink at sunset or enjoy the views and sounds of the clear turquoise ocean while dining al fresco on the rear terrace. This retreat is beautifully decorated and includes many luxurious amenities: a large granite island in the kitchen, wine fridge, ice maker, plasma TV with satellite, Bose surround system (CD/DVD, iPod dock), custom artwork, spacious master bath with rain shower, reverse osmosis water filtration. The large great room has a dining table that seats 8. The house is equipped with air conditioners & ceiling fans throughout.There is a wraparound terrace and three of the four bedrooms have oceanviews. After a dip in the sea you can shower off outdoors. There is a laundry room with sink, washer and dryer. All the comforts of home in paradise! If you would like we can help you to arrange air and boat charters. This home is offered for sale.

The Island: This beautiful haven offers pristine white sandy beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters, abundant sea life and friendly locals. It is located in the northern end of the Berry islands. There is a 9-hole golf course, a large hurricane protected marina, small grocery stores, local restaurants and a paved 5000 ft. airstrip. There are also twice daily flights from Nassau, and charters and shared charters from Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Golf cart and boat rentals are available from Happy People (Elron Rolle). You can also buy fresh seafood and conch salad from the fishermen at the marina. This is an amazing vacation spot whether you want to kick back and relax or have fun in the sun. Truly a special paradise that does not disappoint!

Activities and Dining: On the island you can go shelling on the flats on the south side of the island at low tide. This beautiful beach is known as 'Shell Beach'. It is worth a visit just to see it. You can also explore the caves and abandoned hotel on the north side, just a few minutes from the house. There are a few restaurants on the island that serve delicious Bahamian and International food. Enjoy conch fritters, or grouper fingers with a drink at the Rocky Hill Pool Bar & Reaturant at the Marina. The Beach Club adjacent to the Airport on a gorgeous beach is the perfect place to enjoy a salad, hamburger, or conch burger. Also Coolie Mae's in Bullock's Harbour serves delicious cracked conch and she can make you Banana Bread. At certain times of the year you can partake in local festivals and celebrations: every Friday in late June to mid July is Junkanoo, & the first week in August is Lobsterfest. However, if you just want to relax, read a good book or nurse a tropical drink in paradise, this is the perfect place!

Fishing and Boating: Don't miss a delicious lunch at Flo's Restaurant, finding the Blue Hole on Hoffman Cay and exploring the surrounding cays. Percy or Joe Darville are excellent fishing guides and can maneuver you through the flats to bonefish or take you deep sea fishing. There is fantastic snorkeling and sport fishing. Please note only Hawaiian slings may be used for spear fishing. You can expect to catch snappers, grouper, yellowtail, lobster and conch. You can rent a boat from Elron at Happy People at the Marina.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Karen Rodriguez (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish

Reviews

4.9
based on 17 traveler reviews

4/3 Luxurious Beachfront Home with Breathtaking Ocean Views!
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews
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Beautiful home on a beautiful beach

  • 5 of 5

Renting homes in the Bahamas can be a shot in the dark but this home is everything as advertised. The decorations and amenities are first rate. Few homes if any are so well equipped from Ice makers to wine coolers. We did not see another sole on the beautiful beach for seven straight days....perfect! Karen runs a very smooth operation here and everything went just as planned. We love this location as it is a true getaway and I would recommend it highly.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

As good as it gets.

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about our stay at Sugar Palms. It was our third trip to Great Harbor Caye and by far the best home to rent on the island. Great location, views, amenities, tasteful furnishings, high quality home, and Alex and Karen went out of their way to make everything seamless.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

OMGÍ

  • 5 of 5

This place is awesome and huge.

very well organized and you can find whatever you need for a great vacation! make sure you read the island ruls

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
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5

HIGH FIVE!

  • 5 of 5

We are reluctant to share our experience at Sugar Palms for fear that it will become too booked for our future use. But it is only fair to say that Sugar Palms deserves its 5 star ratingl

1) Great Harbour Cay and Sugar Palms provided the ideal backdrop for our family's reunion over the holidays.

2) The position of the house on Sugar Beach is incredible. Sunrise, sunset, both spectacular. Views of glowing cruise ships floating on the horizon and a gorgeous sugar white beach littered only by our footprints.

3) The house was tastefully and practically furnished and equipped. The owners having anticipated our every need.

4) Boating excursions to nearby islands, exploring reefs, wrecks, and 5 lb. lobsters!

5) Best memories we will have of this island will be the connections we made with the friendly, caring people there: Elon and Hans at the marina, the people of St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church, Shelly, Nelson, Kevin W., Tony, "Stinky," Coolie Mae! Thank you for welcoming us into your community.

A very special house on a very special island. *****!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lynne I am so pleased that our home provided the perfect place for your family reunion. I am touched by your heartfelt and glowing comments that truly capture the essence of GHC. Our beautiful island home is just that because of the people in our community as well as the pristine surroundings. Thank you for sharing your island adventures and fun photos with me. You are welcome back anytime!
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Fantastic get away home!

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend staying at this beautiful home with a wonderful ambiance and setting. We had a quick expedition and fishing trip with the guys, and it was so delightful coming back and relaxing in the back deck and watching the waves while having a cocktail. The accommodations were ideal for all us guys. My three sons and brother enjoyed the home and would love a repeat. If you're considering a home to enjoy in the Berry Islands, this home is perfect!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed the magic of Great Harbour Cay, and we would love to welcome you and your family back anytime.
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5

Perfect Weekend House

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house for the weekend! We arrived as two mothers, and 3 children and the set up was perfect. We couldn't believe how deserted the beach was, and it allowed us great times with the kids. Working with the owners was amazing - everything was set up perfectly and was exactly as it was explained. We used the recommended chef for lunches and dinners, and it was great. The house is immaculate, and comfortable. Will definitely recommend to others as well as return again soon!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Amanda. We are delighted you all enjoyed your stay and welcome you back anytime!
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Great Harbour Cay Airport
Car: recommended

Other Activities: golf

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Rates & Availability

Berry Islands House Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay
$850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $1,000

All rentals must begin Monday to Friday. No rentals can begin on Saturday or Sunday.

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Amenities

Berry Islands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Master Bath has a large floated glass enclosed shower with rain showerhead. Outdoor shower with hot and cold water.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
For any special request please ask to see if we can accommodate you. We can refer for air charters with grocery concierge. We also can provide information on a cook and fishing guides.

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