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Oceanside villa at Palm Bay Beach Club. Resort facilities, free wifi, sleeps six

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom, Sleeps 4 to 6

Villa 38 at Palm Bay Beach Club is a spacious two storey villa only yards from the white sandy beach. Enjoy the spectacular view from the balcony of the glorious sunrise and gaze across the crystal clear waters of Elizabeth Harbour to Stocking Island.

The villa is comfortably furnished in Bahamian style with ceiling fans and air conditioning in all the rooms. There is ample storage space throughout.

Downstairs are two ensuite bedrooms with super king size beds. In the second bedroom the bed can be divided into two single beds. The bathroom of the master bedroom has a large bath, separate shower and a hair dryer. The second bathroom has a shower over the bath.

Upstairs has an open plan kitchen, dining area and living area which leads onto a balcony with patio table and chairs. The well equipped kitchen includes a four ring ceramic stove and oven, microwave, large american fridge freezer, dishwasher, toaster, coffee maker and blender. Leading off the the living area is a laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer and a half bathroom consisting of a washbasin and toilet. The living area has a flat screen television and DVD player. There are flat screen televisions in both bedrooms.

A cell phone is provided for your convenience. Free wi-fi is available in the villa .

You will be received by our friendly property manager Kingsley who will escort you to your villa and tend to any problems that may arise with the villa. Housekeeping during your stay can be arranged for an extra fee. End of stay housekeeping is free of charge.

More Details

Owner
Mavis Hall
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Mavis Hall

My name is Mavis Hall. I was born in Herefordshire, England and now live near Manchester.

Mavis Hall purchased this townhome in 2007

Why Mavis Hall chose Exuma

I first visited the island in 2007 with my husband and we enjoyed it so much we bought a property there. The white, sandy, almost deserted beaches were something we had never experienced before. We fell in love with the easy going, laid back lifestyle of the island and the friendliness of the Bahamian people.

What makes this townhome unique

We chose this property because it had been just completed to a high standard. The rooms were spacious and airy and well appointed. The villa is next to the beach with spectacular panoramic views from the balcony. It is only one mile from Georgetown where groceries etc can be purchased.

Amenities

George Town Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Town ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , situated off the living area
  • Two ensuite bathrooms and a half bathroom. Master bathroom has a large bath, separate shower, toilet and washbasin contained in a vanity unit. Second bathroom has a bath, shower over the bath, toilet and wash basin contained in a vanity unit. Half bathroom has a toilet and washbasin contained in a vanity unit.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • 2 bedrooms . Sleeps 4. Master bedroom:- King size bed, small secured safe. 2nd bedroom:- King size bed which can be converted into two single beds. Both bedrooms have remote controlled flat screen televisions. UThere are ceiling fans and remote controlled air conditioning in both bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 5 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Oceanside villa at Palm Bay Beach Club. Resort facilities, free wifi, sleeps six
average rating of 4.84 based on 25 reviews
5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time here celebrating my husband's birthday! The villa was every thing we hoped it would be. It was a few steps from the ocean and a quick walk to the pool. It was centrally located and clean. Mavis the owner was great. She provided a detailed itinerary of things to do and places to see. She was easy to reach if we had any questions prior to our trip. Mavis even checked in the day before our trip to wish us safe travels. When we arrived Kingsley was there to greet us and get us situated. He is local so was available if we needed anything during our stay. Bring a lot of cash because most places do not accept credit or debit cards. Make sure to do the excursions. The pigs were my favorite! We can't wait to come back next year and make it a new tradition! Amazing time!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. The villa is ideally situated, close to the beach and within easy reach of Georgetown. I'm glad you had a good time celebrating your husband's birthday. I can't think of a better place to enjoy it.
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5

Had the time of our lives in paradise!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We (5 ladies on a girls trip) had an amazing time on our trip with no complaints pertaining to the condo. The condo had everything we needed and plenty of room for all 5 of us. I would definitely stay at Villa 38 again without thinking twice! Mavis was amazing from the very start of planning to the end. Good communication is a must and Mavis was spot on 100% of the time (thank you for that Mavis).

On our trip we rented a boat from Minn's for 3 days. I would highly recommend this and/or renting a car to discover the island. Minn's customer service was great and the boats were very easy to navigate. Chat n Chill is a must!

After reviewing tours for hours on end, we went with Sugar Adventures and couldn't have been happier. We did the all day excursion with 8 of us total which was money well spent!

Latitude had good food (kind of on the more expensive side) and we enjoyed Shirley's (at the fish fry) a couple nights.

Feel free to email me (daniellekubasiak@gmail) if you have questions, I will gladly point anyone in the right direction! Now it's time to book a return trip for 2018!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments and I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay. Renting a boat is an ideal way of seeing this beautiful island and views it from a different perspective. You certainly did "your homework" in regard to places to visit. Thank you for offering to pass your knowledge and experience on to other guests.
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4

We loved our stay! Beautiful beach access. Perfect for getting in and out of the boat.

  • 4 of 5

If you are looking for comfort and beach access, this Villa is perfect. Though some items are a bit worn, it was still a great place to stay. Air conditioning was excellent, washer and dryer were perfect for keeping up with sand and salt water. Beds were very comfortable as was the living room and kitchen area. Lots of space for our family of 5 to move around in. Cost was also very good. Would definitely go back again.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Clean, comfortable Villa on the most beautiful island ever.

  • 5 of 5

Mavis was great in assisting with planning, coordinating, and in giving advice and tips.

The villa is nothing fancy but has everything you need--some minor things were not working (one of the showers light went out, shower curtain rod fell off it's holder) but absolutely nothing that would deter from a great trip. Kingsley gave us a tour at check in and we didn't need him after that. Was pleasantly surprised at having beach toys (floats, noodles) and towels and whatnot.

The property itself is in such a convenient location- 5 min to Georgetown, free shuttle, access to the pool, restaurant, and watersports. I didn't originally want to stay on a resort in Exuma but this is the best of both worlds with having a private villa with the amenities of the Hideaways.

Overall, it's everything one wants for a vacation. Would definitely recommend and I hope to return to this most beautiful island.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. The villa is ideally situated. It is close to Georgetown and the shops but also just steps from the beach with a beautiful view of the ocean from the first floor balcony. I am glad you enjoyed your vacation and we would be very glad to have you back to stay.
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4

Property was OK

  • 4 of 5

Property was OK but needs some maintenance. Propane grill would not be used by anyone in their right mind. It should be thrown out. Also electric can opener is broken and downstairs toilet seat broken. Could have had toilet seat fixed but did not want to wait around. Did have a wonderful time in Bahamas and hope to Come again

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I apologise for the state of the grill and thank you for informing me. I think the cleaner must have forgotten to clean it after the last guests. In any case I have asked my property manager to replace it with a new one. He has already secured the toilet seat . He will remove the electric can opener to avoid confusion. It has never worked properly and we replaced it with an ordinary can opener. I am glad you enjoyed your stay in Exuma and we would welcome you back.
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4

Very large and comfortable!

  • 4 of 5

We recently stayed in Villa 38. Mavis was great from start to finish. She was quick to respond and provided a ton of information before we arrived. My only complaints are that Kinglsey the property manager was to have a taxi waiting for us at the airport. The taxi driver left and drove someone else so we had to find another ride. Not a big deal. Kingsley was also supposed to have our fridge stocked with some basic items and he did not. He did drive my husband to town to go to the store. The villa is large and was perfect for the 4 of us. The upstairs balcony is great for watching the sun rise and set. Our friends were in the villa next door so it was fun sitting on the porch with them. I will say that the villa could use some sprucing up. Walls were dirty and many light bulbs were out. Fan remotes didn't have batteries, a few towel bars had been ripped from the wall and the master shower door is missing. We really only were there to sleep though! Hideaways was great, very low key. NOT a fancy resort so be prepared for that. Splash bar food was good and the wait wasn't too long. The resort was not crowded at all and we always had the beach to ourselves. It was very windy when we were there so didn't take advantage of paddle boards, kayaks, etc...Definitely walk the 5 minutes to Jolly Hall Beach. So gorgeous! Unless you have a car, there are limited places to eat. We ate at Lattitudes a few doors down, the fish frys, which is a long walk on a dark main road, and Splash bar. That is all within walking distance. Stocking Island was our favorite day there! Take the ferry from Georgetown and spend the day. The food is incredible and the beach and water is gorgeous! We also chartered a tour boat for a full day thru Coastline Adventures. Jeddy was an amazing host and made us fresh conch salad on the boat and took us to many different islands. We had 9 teenagers with us and they loved it! Overall a great vacation. Not a TON to do there but we were looking for just that. We loved relaxing on the beach and by the pool. Would definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry that you had some problems and that the taxi driver did not collect you at the airport. That was the fault of the taxi driver. Thank you for your comments. I have spoken to Kingsley and all the points you mentioned are being addressed. The view of the sunrise from our balcony is amazing although you have to be early risers to see it. It is a vacation for relaxing and enjoying the island's beauty and what it has to offer. It is not for those who like the night life. I am glad that you had a good time and would welcome you back.
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Great Exuma Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Splash bar/restaurant Palm Bay Beach Club
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Sandals resort
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Queen's Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Splash bar/restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Palm Bay

Great Exuma is situated in the Carribean and is part of the Exuma Islands which are north of Cuba.It is renouned for its beautiful, white, sandy beaches and awesome views over the sea.

Jolly Hall beach with its pristine sandy beach and spectacular views is only five minutes walk along the beach from our villa.

Relax, enjoying the laid back atmosphere or explore the island to discover its tropical beauty. Car rental is avaiable at Thompson's just across the road from our villa or you can rent a boat from Minn's Water Sports in Georgetown.

Explore the out islands and the almost deserted sandy beaches by boat.Take a ten minute trip by water taxi to Stocking Island to visit its beautiful beaches and nature trail. Enjoy the pig roast at Chat and Chill or the delicious food at Big Dee's.

Another must for dining is The Fish Fry just ten minutes walk down the road. Here you can meet friendy Bahamian people and sample fresh Bahamian cooking.

Exuma has one of the most beautiful fish flats in the world where you can go bone fishing. Other pastimes include snorkelling, scuba diving and kayaking.

If you want to relax in a little corner of paradise this is the holiday for you!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $103.15
Additional Guest Fee $15.47 per person per night

If you require housekeeping services during your stay this can be done at an extra charge. Please inform us before your stay if you require this.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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