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MEDPOINT, Best Romantic BeachHouse, French Leave Bch, Yr-Round Fab, Sleeps 4!

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About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

Med Point is the best 1 bedroom beach house on the best beach in the best township in Eleuthera. It is a ROMANTIC, SECLUDED AND STYLISH ONE-BEDROOM OCEANFRONT BEACHHOUSE, located on Casuarina Beach and just 100' from French Leave Beach (formally also known as Club Med Beach for the Club Med resort that was located there in the 90s). It is on the point between 2 beaches. No other properties are between it and world-famous French Leave Beach. It is a short stroll to Twin Coves Beach and its superb snorkeling reef. Med Point Beach House is like a lighthouse guarding the north end of French Leave Beach, which is the loveliest and safest beach in Eleuthera. In addition, we are only a 1 mile stroll to the center of town.

The 1 story house was NEWLY RENOVATED in 2009 by a Governors Harbour's premier designer, with wood floors, Brazilian cherry doors, and white wooden accents. The king wooden platform bed and sofas/daybeds were specially created for Med Point, which has a pale blue and white theme. Comforts include 400 thread-count sheets and Thomas by Rosenthal china. Step outside the glass doors, and you will see ocean spreading away as far as you can see.

Med Point beach house has a huge 1100 square foot teak wrap-around deck facing the beach and ocean, and all modern conveniences, with a full kitchen, great room, wifi and large sliding glass doors on both sides facing the ocean to maximize your viewing pleasure. It has a KING BED master suite, plus 2 large day beds/sofas in the living room for 2 more guests. The dining area faces the ocean.

There are miles of deserted beaches on both sides of Med Point, with the famous pink sand French Leave Beach next door. The ocean is right up against our deck, and you can sometimes see grouper fish playing in the surf. Because we are on a point, you can walk the 1 mile to the town of Governor's Harbour, along a sandy road through French Leave Beach.

The drive to Med Point, takes you for about half a mile, on a sandy lane through French Leave Beach, looking out to sea and giant cacti and palms. You will enjoy this splendid view of nature every day, as you go into town.

The famous bar/restaurant Tippy's is close, and there are upscale restaurants such as Sky Beach Club and 1648 Bar and Grill, as well as charming takeouts in Governor's Harbour. we are a walk away from Baccus Fine Foods.

Med Point is also close to Tear Coat Cay, a small island offshore, where you can snorkel; also close to lots of reefs for other snorkeling. The water is gin clear, 100 feet of visibility, and we have seen parrot fish, groupers, rays and other exotic fish. The water is 75 to 88 degrees Fahrenheit.

French Leave (Club Med) Beach stretches southward for 1 mile: we are at the northern edge where it is quiet, with fewer tourists. Casuarina Beach, stretches north of us for another mile, and then Twin Cove beach stretches north for another mile or so. All of this can be walked along wide sandy pink beaches with excellent shelling. Or you can jog along the sandy path that is Old Banks Road and have wide vistas of white surf.

The various gardens have coconut and royal palms, hibiscus and oleander and sea lettuce. Walk off one stairway on the deck and you will stand on a gorgeous coral garden and see the nearby blowhole that spouts 30 feet in the air. Walk off the other steps past hibiscus and palms and geckos onto Casuarina Bay Beach. Turtles nest at night on our beach.

The house is decorated modernly, in blue and white. Two walls of the house are glass, so that you are bathing in views of blue ocean and surf. There are two huge daybeds/couches for lounging, and a rocking chair to plan for retirement. The kitchen is new, and comfortably supplied, for cooking as you stare at the ocean. Then dine at a beautiful wooden table, staring at the ocean nearby, virtually at your feet. At night, go out on the deck and get a fabulously clear view of the stars.

Most people who walk by Med Point, express regret that they are staying elsewhere! They tell us that they would like to spend their next ho

More Details

Property Manager
Kim and Jason Menefee and Matthew Simon
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

Why Kim and Jason Menefee and Matthew Simon chose Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas

When I first saw this place, it reminded me of the beach house featured in the Julia Roberts movie 'Sleeping With the Enemy'.

What makes this house unique

Romantic, cocooned, glass front beach house, allows you to live simply by the sea.


Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Spacious bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 1 King bed, 2 Sofa Bed beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Deck / Patio
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Beachfront, Beach View, Oceanfront, Ocean View. Catering Available: Christine, the caretaker, has worked as a professional chef at a local restaurant, and would be happy to provide catering on occasion. The TV is not hooked up to cable or satellite, and so is for watching DVDs only. There are two beach loungers available.


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MEDPOINT, Best Romantic BeachHouse, French Leave Bch, Yr-Round Fab, Sleeps 4!
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 34 reviews

Exceptional Property. Prime Location. Great Find!

  • 5 of 5

While seeking privacy, location and amenities for our Bahamas vacation experience, I found Med Point in Governors Harbour. We are delighted with our choice. Everything was seamless and easy. From reserving the property, to having the caretaker create a magical meal for us upon arrival.

The location is central to the island, and is surrounded by miles of secluded sand beach with turquoise water and crashing waves. Med Point is beautifully appointed, clean and well cared for. We felt at home immediately. Simply drop your suitcase and head to the water.

Loved it. We will be back!

K. Fish

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia,


  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2012
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you.
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Fredericton, New Brunswick

Another Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This was our 3rd visit to Med Point and we enjoyed our stay once again. The cottage is set on a point between 2 fabulous beaches that we walked each day.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Eleuthera Vacation Rentals, Inc.
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Charlotte, NC

honeymoon stay

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We loved our stay and wish we were still there. A perfect place if you want privacy and to be disconnected. We were there in hurricane season, so there were very few people on the island. At times, we had a mile or so of beach all to ourselves. There wasn't much open in the way of stores, but once we got our bearings and a few groceries, we didn't have any worries. The caretaker, Christine, cooked us a wonderful curry chicken dinner midway through the week, and the Friday Fish Fry with the locals was delightful. I wish we were there now.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Eleuthera Vacation Rentals, Inc.
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Mandeville, Louisiana

Summer Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We had a wonderful week vacation in the Med Point beach house the last week of July. The staff met us at the airport and made sure we were able to find the house. The proximity to restaurants and groceries in Governors Harbor made it super convenient to find anything we needed. The location couldn't have been better in relation to French Leave Beach. July was extremely hot so it took a day of running the a.c./ceiling fans to regulate the temperature but everything got comfortable at night making it easy to sleep. The wrap around porch was wonderful as advertised for viewing the sky and ocean. We enjoyed the stay immensely and would go back.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, romantic beach for rest & relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the house for our honeymoon in April 2017. The island, beaches, and community far exceeded our expectations. The beaches on both sides of the home were nearly deserted, and absolutely beautiful. We only encountered 1 or 2 couples on the french leave beach south of the house each day, and no one sat anywhere near us. The beauty of the beach can't be described! The only improvement I can offer on that part of the experience is - bring bug spray!!!

Overall, the condition of the house met our expectations based on online pictures. The sheets, towels, and curtains had some staining, but just normal "wear and tear" on a rental property. Probably close to needing replacement. Everything was clean. The sliding doors were difficult to open and close, we ended up just using the front door the whole stay. The TV / DVD player and Wifi from the phone were all easy to operate and worked well. The Wifi was surprisingly fast. Overall, we would definitely rent here again.

The homeowner and property manager could not have been better. They emailed us to make sure we got into the house OK, and asked if there were any issues they could assist with. We asked about fan control and noted a step in poor condition, and they replied immediately back. They also followed up after our trip as well. VERY WELL managed property.

I do not recommend buying the offered meal from the caretaker. The food was decent, but we felt we were charged a lot, especially considering what we paid for other local meals. We had 5 chicken thighs, rice, coleslaw, and two pieces of cake, for $80. We got take away from Pammy's in town later that week, for $18, and had a much better meal.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Caitlin. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Med Point. New sheets and towels have been ordered and are on the way. The sticky sliders just require lubrication. We'll take care of that.
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Beautiful vacation spot

  • 4 of 5

This was our second stay and we thoroughly enjoyed it.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Med Point is located directly between French Leave Beach, and Casuarina Beach an idyllic, mile-long, pink-sand beach with only one other house on its entire length. The French Leave Beach surf is very mild, protected by a large reef system that parallels the shore. The water is among the clearest in the world. Just offshore from Med Point is an excellent reef for snorkeling, inhabited by many colorful reef fishes.

The town of Governors Harbour, a mile away, has a charming collection of 19th century homes and churches overlooking its historic harbor. Buy fresh fish and lobster every afternoon from fisherman at the town dock, or visit the recently restored Haynes Library, which dates from 1897, for the weekly coffee hour for foreigners. Governors Harbour has grocery stores, restaurants, liquor stores, two banks with ATMs, a bakery, gift shops, a dive shop, and a medical clinic. Friday Night Fish Fry, a street/beach party that brings together all the tourists and locals with food, drink, and dancing, is not to be missed.

Med Point is at the north (quiet and more protected) end of French Leave Beach, 7 miles from the airport, 1 mile from the town of Governors Harbour.

Other Activities: Boating, Spelunking, Shopping, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Aadd an extra guest charge of $50/night for a third guest.

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