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Waterfront on White Sound, Private Dock, Beach and swimming pool,

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Green Turtle Cay House Rental Photos and Description

2 Master Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6 (with sleeper couch)

Coconut Cabana is waterfront on White Sound, Green Turtle Cay in the Abaco Bahamas. The private house is surrounded by a screened porch that overlooks White Sound and The Bluff House Yacht Club. As a private part of a resort it has use of all the amenities of the resort with a pool side bar and restaurant nearby.

The designer decorated home has an open floor plan for easy entertaining inside or out with a fully equipped large country kitchen. The two identical master suites are tropically decorated with private baths and all linens are included.

Coconut Cabana’s dock is 80’ with dockage on both sides for small boats. White Sound is an active harbor with lots of boat activity. The water ferry can deliver you right to your private dock.

This rental by owner is as front and center as you can get on quite Green Turtle Cay.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Owner
Dianne or Eli
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2016
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About Dianne or Eli

Eliott and Dianne live in the mountains of Colorado where Eli has been a ski bumb and owned a ski shop for over 35 years. Dianne's main job is convince Eli to retire and get out of the snow. We spend time on Green Turtle usually in the Spring and Fall. Dianne finally succeeded and Eli retired October 2014!

Dianne or Eli purchased this house in 1999

Why Dianne or Eli chose Abaco

Coconut Cabana is located near the heart of the action on White Sound but still private at the end of the palm tree lined drive. Your private dock is steps from your door and minutes by boat to the Ocean, the reefs, the Town of New Plymouth, the Sea of Abaco and Great Abaco. The Sound is protected from the Ocean yet has easy access to all areas.

What makes this house unique

The people on Green Turtle are what made our decision to live there easy. We have traveled the World and settled on this area as our home away from home. The convenience of getting from Colorado to GTC and home again in one day and not arriving totally exhausted was the clincher for us to settle here.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Waterfront on White Sound, Private Dock, Beach and swimming pool,
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews
5

Think Perfection Then Multiply By 1000

  • 5 of 5

Exactly what we wanted, and then some. Green Turtle speaks for itself – so go ahead and read all the other rave reviews and just know they don’t begin to do it justice! Awesome setting, wonderful people, Quintessential Bahamas Out Islands. The key thing about the Cabana, it sets up the whole trip. The place was clean, spacious, and optimally located. We wanted for nothing. Everything in Green Turtle was within our grasp and effortless. You could not make a wrong turn or a bad decision. What a life it was to have a beautiful “base camp” to return to after our daily adventures. Even the afternoon thunderstorms were a joy as we watched them from the wrap around patio. Being able to explore the area then coming back to the Bluff House resort was sweet. Great first trip to Green Turtle. We’d do it all again exactly the same. It had been a few years since we visited the out islands, so returning with our 5 year old boy and reliving it this way was very special and something we actually scrutinized for months. Green Turtle delivered. Just to mention a few, of course Di and Eli were over the top accommodating and helpful, offering inside info and tips, usually unsolicited and always spot on. Carol Jean went beyond the call of duty – she was even kind enough to let us check out a little later which made all the difference as we soaked up our last morning and our boy blew off steam before the hop back over to the Mainland. Donny was the man, squeezing our last minute boat rental request in (and even coming to pick me up) before a doctor appointment. In a world gone mad, this place restores one’s faith in humanity. An extremely relaxing visit, just what we were looking for. The only unfortunate byproduct of this experience, set up as nicely as that as far out as that in a place as pristine as that…it tends to reset one’s standard on accommodations and you never want to settle for less. We’ll accept it for the beautiful thing it is and make the necessary attitude adjustments for the time being, but it won’t be easy. In the meantime we will look forward to returning and would like to thank Di and Eli again guys, from the bottom of our hearts for opening up your home to us for a few great memorable days in paradise! Regards, Becky, Bob, Bode.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. The natives of Green Turtle make an amazing location even more special. You know you are in a different world when the Captain of the water taxi calls ahead to make sure your host is on hand for your arrival. We do everything we can to set up Coconut Cabana for a luxury rental, but the people of Green Turtle are the stars. Their willingness to go the extra mile is amazing. They want to make sure your vacation is memorable. They want you to come back. As a result, everyone wants to come back. We have many many return renters. Our most frequent guest has rented over 40 weeks in the last 6 years. I have been going to GTC since 1972. It’s a special place. To this day the first two islands to the north and south are still uninhabited. A deserted beach is guaranteed. Reefs with everything from sharks to tropical fish are easily and quickly accessible by boat or golf cart. We look forward to having you back again and again. Green Turtle Cay never disappoints. Thank you again for renting from us. Eli
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5

Fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a week and this house is fantastic! House was super comfortable with a beautiful view of White Sound with the Bluff House Marina in the background. Perfect for two couples or a family and we ate every meal outside on the screen porch. The beach down the street a couple hundred yards away was really nice with tranquil water perfect for swimming.

House has everything you need to cook and direct tv was a nice touch after a long day on the water. We rented a boat for the entire week and it was great having the dock so close to the house. Beds were very comfortable, showers were hot, and overall a very enjoyable experience. It is obvious that the owners take great pride in keeping this house in great condition.

The owners were in constant contact prior to our departure and the caretaker was available to help if needed during our entire stay. Highly recommend this house and we'll definitely be back.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a wonderful time. We have tried to supply the house with all the creature comforts you are accustomed to at home for a relaxing and mindless vacation. All you need to pack is a swimming suit and a smile and we will provide the fun! You are correct the people in the Bahamas make the difference. From the taxi drivers to the waitresses to the shop clerks, all the Bahamians are truly glad that you came and they want to be your friend and not just take your money. We hope to have you as our guests again sometime. Thanks so much. Eli and Di
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5

Seven Days in February

  • 5 of 5

The house is everything you said it would be and then some! The layout is superb for two couples with king suites for each. The bathrooms are extremely well designed with lots of room and easy access. Everything is modern and up to date. The kitchen and dining area are nice and open, and similarly equipped with first class appliances. Everyone commented on how the house has been meticulously well maintained. Truly a first class experience.

Weather was dicey, as we expected in early February. There were only three really nice days and two lost to rain. By contrast, over a foot of snow fell at home during our stay, and temperatures hovered around zero. We did NOT want to go home!

For those who read this review, let me assure you that Coconut Cabana Villa is a steal. Private dock on a tranquil bay with a broad veranda view of the harbor. It do not get better than this!

Thank you Eli and Dianne for a memorable experience!

_Peter&Terry, Rex&Kathy Roberts

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for renting from us. We have tried to supply everything to make your stay at Coconut Cabana a great deal. We are constantly updating and have recently replaced all the fans, there is a new bigger TV and new HD satellite receiver along with new dishes and bedding just to mention a few things. We want your Bahamas vacation at our cabana to be as relaxing and carefree as you deserve. Thank you and we hope to have you as our guests again sometime. We should have a new logo: "come to the Bahamas and get out of the snow". Thank you for your gracious review. Eli and Di
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4

One of the best spots in GTC

  • 4 of 5

Can't ask for better location, with dock and perfect house for 2 couples. All the amenities and everything works. Extremely easy & accommodating renting arrangements from the owner to caretaker on island.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your comments. We will need to try harder to win back our 5 star rating. Green Turtle Cay is the Island that deserves the 5 star rating. It is a wonderful place for your entire family to enjoy the true Bahamas. Hope to see you back again.
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Happy return customers!

  • 4 of 5

We have been repeat customers of the Coconut Cabana. And we have already reserved 2015 for two weeks. From the first time we rented there a few years ago we have really enjoyed staying there for it's its value, location, amenities, and owners that are a pleasure to deal with.

It's a very comfortable house for two couples, and even had a friend crash one night on the sleeper sofa last year that was visiting from Marsh Harbour and it got too late to return that day. With a split plan we have all the privacy we need, and cook in a lot so the well equipped kitchen is great for us.

Very conveniently located to Jolly Rogers bar and pool next door, and everything on Island is easy to get to by boat or golf cart.

Have always felt it to be a safe place for families and couples alike.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your continued support. Return customers are the best, it says we are doing something right. I think this has been your 5th stay at our house. We really appreciate a review from a veteran Green Turtle supporter. There is something about this place that keeps you coming back. See you this Summer.
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5

Great Location, Nice Accommodations

  • 5 of 5

House had all the conveniences advertised and was very comfortable. Location is super. Pool and restaurant right next store and you can visit all the surrounding islands in a very short time as well as be out ocean fishing in minutes. Golf cart was a must for us and was affordable and easy to obtain. We docked our 31' open console behind the house (dock is in very good condition and depth was not an issue for us). Owners were super to work with! We will go back!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sally, Thank you so much for your kind remarks ans we are so go glad you enjoyed our little part of paradise. Green Turtle Cay is wonderful vacation destination and the location of Coconut Cabana is perfect. You are correct that you get all the conveniences and amenities of resort without going too far and you can also keep an eye on your boat as it is right in-front of you. We hope to have you as our guests again. Thank you so much for renting from us. Eliott and Dianne
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
TCB Treasure Cay Bahamas Airport on Great Abaco
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Jolly Roger Bar at Bluff House Marina
Nearest Ferry
100 Metres
At the end of your dock
Nearest Golf
10 Metres
Treasure Cay Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
50 Miles
Jolly Roger at the Bluff House marina
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Sea of Abaco beach at Bluff House
Car: not necessary

Green Turtle Cay is 160 miles East of Florida (approx. 1 hour by plane) to TCB or MHH airports located on Great Abaco. You take a taxi to the ferry dock (about 5 minutes from TCB and 45 from MHH) and then a water taxi to Green Turtle Cay (about 20 minutes). Getting there is half the fun. The Taxi ride should be around $10 from TCB and $90 from MHH and the ferry ride is $13/pp. The ferry will deliver you to the main ferry dock in New Plymouth where you will pick up the keys from Kool Kart Rentals. Kool Karts is located at the end of the dock. It is about a 15-20 minute drive to White Sound and the house. A 'Welcome Package' will be emailed to you when we receive a confirmation. It will include a detailed Island map, an aerial photo and information about the house and Green Turtle Cay.

NOTE: THERE IS NO AIRPORT ON GREEN TURTLE CAY!

Other Activities: Bone Fishing, deep sea fishing, scuba diving

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Rates & Availability

Green Turtle Cay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2016 40% OFF
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
$240
$1,440
 
 
Holiday 2016 15% OFF
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,040
 
 
Winter 2017 40% OFF
Jan 5 2017 - Jan 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$240
$1,440
 
 
Spring 30% OFF
Jan 31 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$280
$1,680
 
 
SUMMER 2017 25% OFF
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,800
 
 
FALL 2017 50% OFF
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$400
$2,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

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Amenities

Green Turtle Cay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1370 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Private
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Private
    Powder Room - toilet , Located on Hall by main entrance
  • Master Bathrooms have double vanity sinks, open shower design with rain showers and private W/C. Powder room is located in the hall by the main entrance.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Coconut Cabanas two Master Suites with private en-suite bathrooms are thoughtfully planned. Each room has a remote air-conditioning unit and ceiling fans for maximum comfort. Living room has a Queen sleeper sofa that will accommodate 2 extra people..
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Coconut Cabana is located at the southern edge of the Bluff House Beach Resort and Marina on White Sound with a private 80' dock. All amenities offered by the resort are available to you: Swimming pool is only steps from the door and next to the Jolly Roger Bar, over the hill is a quiet beautiful white powder sand beach on the Sea of Abaco with beach chairs, thatched umbrellas and a gentle slope into the water. This property does have wireless internet access, you will be provided a password when you arrive. You also Direct TV with all the Movie channels!

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