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John Fitzsimmons

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, french

Paradise Island - Sunrise Beach Club12A-Beachfront-Affordable!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6 Sunrise 12A

This Sunrise Beach Villa 12A is a unique location on Paradise Island.

It has all the amenities needed for a relaxing vacation and spiritual revival. This is a 2 bedroom second floor location overlooking a pool and the turquoise ocean as a backdrop. For a family vacation sleeping a maximum of 6 this is the affordable choice. The rate has no extra charges.

We are an affordable choice for families on Paradise Island. We have 2 more similar locations, Sunrise 12 and 9A,

both 2 bedroom 2 bathroom if your selected time is not available. You have a restaurant and bar rite on site here and can order groceries online or visit local supermarkets.

Paradise Island is far more compact to avail of what it has to offer, the beach is spectacular and the presence of Atlantis makes it a destination in itself. The next commonest question is whether it is necessary to stay at an Atlantis property to avail of the water slides etc?.,

The biggest decision when traveling is whether the people we book for will be happy with our choice. The trepidation of this has been palpable for me personally. I sincerely believe you will be thrilled in your decision. Choosing over the internet is a draining process with so many choices. Being a large family we have chosen this location because of what one need to achieve-good access to fun things to do, safe, clean, food readily available and easy beach access. A tranquil environment allows relaxation and connectivity within a family. The Bahamas itself is relaxing to visit and having access to such a unique property will be reinvigorating for the whole family. A large busy hotel is not all that relaxing and very overwhelming. Cabbage beach -the beach at you doorstep is one of the most breathtaking views in the world. The turquoise ocean and heaped sand , uncrowded at the Sunrise stretch is a remarkable vista.

The savings at Sunrise with us is very affordable and presents more space and technology support at no extra cost. Aquaventure passes ($120 adult Child $80) available for sale at Atlantis allow access to all the water parks at Atlantis. We have never had a visitor not be able to acquire one. An explorer pass just allows touring of the grounds. Casino, beach and restaurant access does not require a pass. In the evening all the grounds are accessible without a pass.

Atlantis properties are very costly for a family and the savings at Sunrise with us more than allow a family to buy the Aquaventure passes- 2 full days is ample and this leaves time to explore downtown, go snorkeling or scuba diving, enjoy the beach or do a dolphin encounter trip.

This way you feel you have really seen Atlantis and the Bahamas!

Why stay at Sunrise Beach?: The biggest decision when traveling is whether the people we book for will be happy with our choice. The trepidation of this has been palpable for me personally. I sincerely believe you will be thrilled in your decision. Choosing over the internet is a draining process with so many choices. Being a large family we have chosen this location because of what one need to achieve-good access to fun things to do, safe, clean, food readily available and easy beach access. A tranquil environment allows relaxation and connectivity within a family.

Advantages of booking at Sunrise Beach: Please do not waste countless hours emailing and calling other properties. Book here today, book your flight to Nassau and you are on a most spectacular island with no need to rent a car at peace with the sound of the ocean enveloping you.

Access to Atlantis and why to book at Sunrise: Atlantis is an expensive destination to stay at- extra charges add up to 18% on top of booking rate.

The cost of meals to feed a family is prohibitive. Having your own place to prepare Come and stay at Sunrise beach, the affordable choice. We offer the best value and have the added benefit of internet and long distance available at no charge.

Paradise Island is a beautiful safe and peaceful island connected by 2 bridges to Nassau. The island is only 3 miles

long so all the amenities are within walking distance. You are located one property away from Atlantis-closer to the main part of Atlantis than Atlantis visitors, who need to take a shuttle to where you can go. You are next door to the One and Only Ocean Club.

Downtown Nassau is a colonial city with lots of interesting things to do and see.

Paradise Island has a beach side, where we are located and the harbour side a few minutes walk away.

We provide very comfortable villas on Paradise Island and provide long distance calls without charge to home, as well as free internet service. All places have LCD Tvs, in living room and each bedroom. All villas have central air conditioning.

To access Atlantis simply buy passes at Atlantis if going on watersides. Access to casino and restaurants naturally has no cost.

Sunrise Beach Resort Hotel is on the same site as us and has earned very high ratings. We rent independently to our guests however to provide the most affordable rates. If you book last minute a special discount applies and if you book 2 or more places for the same time a 10% discount applies off nightly rate.

We have a final cleaning cost of $65. We look forward to welcoming you to Paradise Island and our Sunrise Beach Villas. If your choice of timing is not available please email as the others may be available.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
John Fitzsimmons (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french

About John Fitzsimmons

We are a family who discovered the Bahamas in 1998 and have loved to vacation so much there we have 5 properties-please see all our rental properties on the link section. There is so much to do on Paradise Island, but the tranquility is what is the best about the two locations we have on the island, Sunrise Beach and a short walk from here Living in Paradise. We have 2 2 bedrooms at Sunrise Beach and 1 three bedroom as well as 2 2 bedrooms at Living in Paradise. We frequently have visitors who wish to have a large family gathering and rent several locations. If so there is a 10% discount for multiple rentals at the same time. We welcome you to Paradise Island with all the comforts at home at an affordable price.

John Fitzsimmons purchased this villa in 2005

Why John Fitzsimmons chose New Providence

Paradise Island has the advantages of not needing a car, having terrific weather,a spectacular long powdery sandy beach, the most amazing water theme park in North America-Atlantis as well. The Bahamas has great food and culture. Paradise Island is safe to go out at night, well lit, with sidewalks and has a wide selection of restaurants , imcluding Japanese, Chinese, Mexican and Steakhouses. The entertainment choices are endless, from beach activities, teen club, Aura nightclub, comedy shows as well as big name performers featuring at Atlantis. There is a large casino at Atlantis anf the Aquaventure theme park is spectacular, with the Power Tower, Mayan temple, 2 lazy rivers as well as a shark slide where you go through a helix tube and emerge into another tube, surrounded by sharks.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved being here. Everything about the Villa and Paradise Island was perfect - the beach, the pool, Viola's, we enjoyed being here so much more than staying at the Atlantis. It's been just a wonderful vacation. Thank you for all the thoughtful details - they made it so enjoyable.



PS - The Dolphin Swim was so much fun - it was worth the cost.



Sharie
Sep 2011
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Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)
Paradise Island - Sunrise Beach Club12A-Beachfront-Affordable!!
average rating of 4.62069 based on 58 reviews
4

Perfect for us

  • 4 of 5

This place was perfect for my two kids and me. I really loved how we had the check-in information right on my phone...we simply went to our unit, entered the door code, done. No real check-in process which I liked. The pool was clean enough- some debris and sand in it, but that's to be expected when you are right next to the beach!

It was a bit of a pain having to use a key to get into the pool/ ocean access. Suggestion: the gate should be just like the condo door- an access code. We either lost or someone took our gate key (which was in a lockbox where others must have had the lockbox code).

Food all over the island is very overpriced so choose your meal locations well. High priced menus do NOT mean better food. Viola's (on the property) turned out to be the best value for us. Go to Poop Deck for a great island meal but don't order the veggies (on the side) as they clearly came out of a frozen bag. Tip: preorder your "room food" the day before you arrive from Food2Go. It was delivered right when we arrived but you can have it in your room prior to your arrival if you'd like.

Diving/Snorkeling- use Bahama Divers (located right next to Poop Deck). Professional and fun dive masters and crew. Our snorkel dive was the best value of the trip at $45 per person. They pick you up at your rental, take you out to a fantastic location for the dive, and bring you back to your rental. Trust me on this one, JUST DO IT !

There are beach peddlers all over the place- most were respectful. You'll learn the "don't bother me" look quickly.

This is not a luxury property... just what we were looking for... we'd go back for sure!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bay Village, Ohio
5

Paradise sums it up!

  • 5 of 5

This fine place is just as advertised. My family stayed in 12A. The villa is exceptional. The location is incredible. The beach is the best beach I have ever been on and not too crowded. The pools, facility, grounds are clean and safe. It's an incredibly beautiful, relaxing place. The owner, John Fitzsimons, was very easy to work with and was extremely helpful during the whole process. He even moved my reservation to the next month when my family had a scheduling problem. He provides plenty of advise and instructions for the renter. The manager of the property Dianna Knowles was also very accommodating. She even suggested a cab driver to use from the airport ( between $40-50). We stayed four days in the villa and walked two blocks down the street (with our luggage!) and checked into Atlantis for 2 days. You don't need a car. I'm not sure I could get used to driving there! A cab to Nassau was $4 a person, much quicker than the ferry that you can catch at the bridge. We went to the grocery store across the bridge on MacCay St. (Be prepared...groceries are expensive! don't be afraid to pack food in your luggage!) Most Bahamians we came accross were very friendly and helpful. Security at the grocery store even called a taxi for us to get back to our villa. We did 2 excursions. Barefoot sailing/snorkel trip (they picked us up right in front of the villas) We walked down to the bridge by Jimmy Buffets restaurant and got the boat to Blue Lagoon to do a sealion experience. Atlantis was fantastic. My wife got a deal for the Beach Tower that was the same price as the Comfort Inn. There was plenty to do and see. I think we even impressed our older teenagers! We treated the family and bought the value dining plan. The food at the buffet was great and the number of choices was mindboggling! Even your pickiest eaters will find something to eat. They had everything from sushi to pizza. Atlantis is beautiful, the aquariums, decor, buildings, landscaping. Back to the Sunrise Beach Club Villas...You will love the place and it's amazing location. Thanks John for sharing your spot in paradise with my family!

Chris Cummings

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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4

A great week in Paradise!!

  • 4 of 5

Our trip in June was our first experience with Homeaway. Everything went very good in the planning stages . The owner John was great to work with and he personally answered all my questions and concerns. Prearrival info explained access to the units and we had no problems during our week stay.

We were extremely happy with the units themselves. We rented a 2 and 3 bedroom units and the locations near the pool and beach was great!! Viola's was a fun restaurant on site and they were very helpful in the office getting us cabs when needed!

This location is a short walk to a little market, Atlantis and the harbor to go to Blue Lagoon or take the water taxi. All considered We have no complaints !!

I hope we can get back here again some day as it is truly Paradise.

KarenT

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Richmond & Baytown, Texas
5

Great location, great beach access.

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay here. Private access to the beach, walking distance to the Atlantis and local shopping. This condo has everything you need for a comfortable stay.

We actually eloped while we were here and Regia was our coordinator. She did a fantastic job. She took care of everything and even thought of details that we hadn't.

We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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4

Very nice property! Beach was awesome!

  • 4 of 5

The property was clean and very peaceful! I enjoy the quiet and this was perfect. Would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

Wonderful vacation on Paradise Island!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

If your going to visit Paradise Island, Sunrise Beach Villa is the place to stay. John Fitzsimons (the owner of the condo) was very responsive to all my emails. The condo was just as the pictures portrayed and the walk to to the beach was only steps away. Lounge chairs rentals are $10.00 a chair and for $20.00 you can drink all day. The property was well maintained and beautiful. Kudos to Dianna ( manager of the property). She was professional and personable at the same time. We had a small issue with the DVD player and she took care of it immediately. She even called the next morning to see how things were going. Viola's which is right in the complex and is a restaurant/bar is a good place to eat if you don't feel like dining out. The people there were very friendly and helpful. If you stop there ask for Vardo. He gave us lots of information about theisland. In fact my two sons went out on the town with him. Cabs are all over the island and very reasonable. Ask for a price first. The lady in the office at Sunrise Villa will tell you it's $20.00 for the first two people and $3.00 for every other person. Ask someone at Violas to call you a cab.A must see is the Blue Lagoon. It was beautiful. Only a ferry ride away. We did the dolphin encounters and dolphin swim while we were there. Staff was very friendly and the lagoon is beautiful. The food was good but beware the alcoholic beverages are very strong. You can also snorkel their too. We spent one day at Atlantis which was not the highlight of our vacation. My adult kids enjoyed the leap of faith but the layout of the park could be improved. Be prepared to do lots of walking. And if you plan to use your credit card make sure you have id with you. Some stands at Atlantis accepted cash only and others credit card only or you can charge to your room if your staying there. The only problem was that in most cases you didn't know what was accepted until you were at the counter. As far as restaurants we went to Anthony's which is not far from the villa (we walked there) and the food was good.We also are at the Poop Deck. The food for the most part was very good however the Lobster was over cooked. Spanks which is located near the straw market was good too. If you go to the straw market you will find that most of the vendors there are very aggressive in trying to sell you things. You need to be a good haggler if going there. Thank you John and Dianna for wonderful vacation. Your condo was clean and comfortable.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Straw Market
"Great local site for Bahamian inspired products."
Cable Beach
"Another venue to visit when visiting the Bahamas."
Poop Deck at Sandyport (The)
"great seafood and Bahamian cuisine"
Conch Fritters
"You have not visited the Bahamas if you have not tasted this delicacy of the Bahamas."
Cabbage Beach
"The best beach of the Bahamas you are right on it when staying at Sunrise Beach"
Fort Charlotte
"Go back in time to see the security the British established to protect their control of stra..."
Queen's Staircase
"This is a historic site to visit!"
Graycliff Restaurant
"The classic restaurant for those who want service and quality."
Seaworld Explorer
Ardastra Gardens
"You need to see trained marching flamingoes! You wil revel in the wildlife here."
Booze Cruise Co. Ltd
"an adventure in the Sun with friends "
Pirates of Nassau
"exciting venue to explore the history of Nassau"
Olives Meze Grill
"Atlantis - one of top restaurants"
Nassau Botanic Gardens
"explore the flora of the Bahamas"
Nassau Stadium
"Great sports venue!"
Dolphin Close Encounter
"Dolphins in a natural habit and well looked after. Very educational and a wonderful trip."
Versailles Gardens
"See the History of France at Paradise Island."
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nassau International
Nearest Barpub
On site Violas-lively entertainment, great food
Nearest Ferry
0.75 Miles
Ferry to Nassau
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Paradise Island
Nearest Restaurant
on Site Violas, multitude at Atlantis
Nearest Beach
Cabbage Beach
Car: not necessary

This Sunrise Beach villa has a restaurant and bar on site-1 minute walk, amazing walkways with waterfalls and beautiful architecture. The ground are beautifully landscaped with colorful foliage. Peaceful and at the same time adjacent to the peak attraction of Paradise Island- Atlantis, where an ocean runs through, teeming with 50,000 fish and a water theme park unparalleled in the world. The best of both worlds awaits you at Sunrise Beach Villa. This location is unique, with Bali inspired furnishings as well as ocean and pool views. This allows you to relax and be invigorated.

Our Sunrise Beach villas are all listed on Homeaway and all have 1 King, 2 twins and a pull out sofa bed.

They are Sunrise Beach 12A (this one), 12 and 9A. If you rent 2 or more at the same time a 10% discount applies.

We are the affordable choice for Paradise Island private rentals and at the same time provide comfort and facities, such as unlimited calling to North America and internet.

Other Activities: Boating, shopping, kayaking

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Rates & Availability

Nassau Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
Shoulder
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$215
 
 
Pre Christmas
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 21 2016
4 night minimum stay
$395
 
 
Christmas 2014
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
$544
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$325
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $99

Low rates on beach at Sunrise Beach Resort Hotel- unbeatable value!
No need to rent a car-these rates match today's economic reality!!
Hotel quality furnishings-very relaxing. Great decor!
We have other locations to rent as well.
A 10% discount applies off nightly rate if you book more than one unit at a time. We welcome group and family visitors.

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Amenities

Nassau Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • 1 king 2 twins and full pull out couch in living room; crib available -can sleep up to 6 maximum
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This two bedroom beachfront vacation rental overlooks the swimming pool to the sea beyond, with direct beach access. Located on world famous Paradise Island and just a short walk to Atlantis, this property combines the beauty of the beach by day with an array of restaurants, night clubs and a casino for entertainment by night.

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