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Boutique Resort on Spectacular Beach Available for Private Rental

Bedrooms 14
Property type hotel
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

14 Bedrooms, 16 Baths, Sleeps 35

Your search for that special place in the sun and the ultimate Bahamian beach experience has been rewarded with the discovery of Cocodimama, Eleuthera’s most charming beachfront resort, now available for rental to private groups.

Cocodimama is situated at the center of picture-perfect Alabaster Bay’s spectacular beach, recently featured on the cover of Conde Nast Travler. Alabaster Beach stretches for a mile along the crystal clear azure waters of the Caribbean Sea. The island is so narrow at this point that guests can stroll to the Atlantic Ocean to enjoy the splendor of miles of uninterrupted pink sand beach as they watch the Atlantic’s blue-green waters roll ashore over nearby reefs. The combination of the Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean, rolling green hills, and two extraordinary beaches presents our resort guests with a one of kind experience.

The resort’s colonial Main House (the white and blue building in the photos) is the perfect gathering spot for large groups. This very large and comfortable beachfront interior features a spacious lounge area with sofas, a very large dining room, commercial kitchen, full bar and bar area with flat screen TV, and men’s and women’s rest rooms. Outside the dining room, the spacious beachfront deck is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a meal or an evening cocktail and our legendary sunsets. The yellow, green, and red buildings in the photos each contain 4 hotel rooms. Each room has a full en-suite bathroom. All of our spacious rooms are direct beachfront, steps from the sand, and feature unobstructed beach, ocean, and sunset views.

Cocodimama is rented out to just one group at a time. You will have the entire resort and its pink-sand beach to yourself. The number of rooms provided will depend on the size of your group. Daily housekeeping is included. For groups of 25 or larger, we will also include the two-bedroom, two-bath manager's suite, which brings the total number of bedrooms to 14.

Cocodimama is located just six miles (less than a 10-minute drive) from Governors Harbour, the main town on the island. Governors Harbour 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 foreign residents and tourists. . Governors Harbour has grocery stores, restaurants, liquor stores, two banks with ATMs, a bakery, gift shops, and a medical clinic. Friday night Fish Fry in Governors Harbour, a street/beach party that brings together all the tourists and locals with food, drink, and dancing in the street, is not to be missed.

Cocodimama is just two miles from the boutique luxury resort Sky Beach Club, which has an excellent beachfront restaurant and infinity pool, with swim up cocktail bar and poolside service all day long. Other restaurants in the area include Tippy’s (international and fusion) and The Rainbow Inn (famous for its steaks). The above all have live music one or more nights a week, so there is live entertainment somewhere nearby almost every night. The Governors Harbour area also has numerous little takeouts and restaurants offering local cuisine, including Da Perk (coffee and sandwich shop), The Buccaneer (salads, burgers, wraps), Mate and Jenny’s (pizza and Bahamian) and the Sunset Inn (local cuisine).

Eleuthera is most famous for its 100 miles of spectacular, deserted beaches. The island, home to just 8000 residents, is completely safe any time of the day or night. Enjoy the rare experience of picking up hitch-hikers and leaving your keys in the car wherever you go. The snorkeling, diving, and fishing on the island are world class. Boating, surfing, and other water sports are also popular. You can rent power boats, sailboats, sea kayaks, bikes. You can have a charter captain take you out for excursions of various types.

More Details

Property Manager
Matthew Simon
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018


Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas Hotel Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • hotel
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 35
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • 16 Bathrooms
  • 14 Bedrooms, Sleeps 35
  • 10 King beds, 1 Queen bed, 3 Twin beds, 3 Full beds
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Boutique Resort on Spectacular Beach Available for Private Rental
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
Bellevue, WA

Family Reunion in Eleuthera

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than 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:

Cocodimama was the perfect spot for our family reunion.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: Eleuthera Vacation Rentals, Inc.
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  • 5 of 5

This property could not have been more perfect for our family. We had 23 family members with 7 young children. The Caribbean was perfect for kayaking, paddleboarding and swimming. Annie and her staff where so friendly and took excellent care of us. The commercial kitchen made it easy to cook for a large group and we enjoyed gathering every night in the main house and still have separate quarters to retire to when we wanted.

The location mid island made it easy to travel either north or south to explore but it was always great to come back to Cocodimama. We only ventured out to dinner a few times but enjoyed pizza night at the Rainbow Inn and dinner at Tippy's. The fish fry in Governor Harbor was a great time for all.

Our whole group thought it was the best vacation ever. Would recommend for sure.

Also Matthew Simmon from Eleuthera Vacation Rentals was so helpful with information about the island and the owner Sean Urgo responded quickly with any questions I needed answered. All in all it was a Win, Win!!

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Upon arriving, the rooms/main house were clean and staff met us with smiles. Excellent food, awesome beach and a peaceful sea.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Highly Recommend! Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the entire resort for a company sales retreat. There were 30 of us and the resort worked beautifully. We had a spectacular experience from start to finish. Annie, the house manager, greeted us with warmth and hospitality and helped us get settled. We hired Susan and her fabulous husband Teddy to take care of all of our food / catering. The meals were deeeee-licious! I have traveled extensively throughout the Caribbean and own property on St. John in the USVI. The beach in front of Cocodimama and throughout the island were some of the most spectacular beaches I have ever seen. Everyone had a fantastic time. The locals were kind and inviting and we can't wait to go back! This is a Must Not Miss!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful vacation---very relaxing! Cocodimama is great for large groups or families with privacy for everyone in their rooms and a nice gathering spot for eating and games, etc. The Charlows are wonderful for food service! Matt Simon is awesome to work with for booking!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Cocodimama was a beautiful resort to have our family reunion! We had 25 family members at the resort. There was plenty of space for all of us to have our own rooms and to gather in the "lodge" to eat and visit. The rooms were exceptionally clean and refreshing with crisp linens and great AC to relax in after hanging on the beach and swimming in the crystal clear waters. Communication with the property manager was easy and they were available if you needed anything. The property manager arranged for us to have a private cook. Teddy and Susan were spectacular cooks and offered fresh food, snacks and drinks everyday we were there. We would highly recommend this get away to anyone! You will not be disappointed in your stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Rates are for first 12 guests. Add $400/wk for each additional guest. Children under 3 free.
    Note: We set the rates this way to make the property more affordable for smaller groups who cost us less, because they use less utilities and put less wear and tear on the house.