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Secluded Beach House, Dock, Ocean Kayaks, Bicycles, discount jeep rental

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Very Secluded Beach House, Dock, Amazing Views, More...

Dreaming of a private island vacation, but can't quite afford one?

If you're looking for peace, quiet, and privacy, you've just stumbled upon paradise. Welcome to Turtle Cove, North Eleuthera, Bahamas. Turtle Cove is the most secluded villa rental on mainland Eleuthera Bahamas. This lovely, spacious, fully-equipped 4BR/2BA vacation home rental is located on a peninsula of four beautiful oceanfront acres of tropical fruit trees (at least 20 different varieties) and flowering trees in every color of the rainbow. The landscaping around the Turtle Cove villa is truly a delight to the eyes, and is a wonderful place for bird watching. Turtle Cove offers a fabulous view of the sea, the sunrise, the sunset, Harbour Island, and other surrounding cays. As the name, 'Turtle Cove', suggests, guests usually see beautiful turtles around the property every day.

This native-style Bahamian villa offers its own private dock and coves of deserted pink sand beach that are private enough for private swimming and sunbathing. The closest neighboring home or commercial establishment is more than three miles away in any direction; yet, Turtle Cove is within a short ride by boat and/or car to Harbour Island, Spanish Wells or other quaint towns on Eleuthera where you may visit historical landmarks, dine at quaint eateries, browse the native markets or explore interesting caves. The famous, historic Preacher's Cave is only a few miles away; it is a great place to explore. Preacher's Cave is where the first European settlers took shelter after they shipwrecked on Devil's Backbone Barrier Reef in 1648.

The area is known for its great bone fishing; bonefish have been caught from the home's private dock! The area also offers great snorkeling and fishing, and the famous Devil's Backbone Barrier Reef is less than a 1/4 mile away. Devil's Backbone Barrier Reef is world famous for reef fishing, lobstering, and snorkeling, and plays a very important part in the local history of the surrounding islands. Turtles and pods of dolphins frequent the area around Turtle Cove, and there are many deserted nearby islands and beaches to explore.

Fishing charters, diving charters, snorkeling guides, tour guides, caving excursions, rental boats, and rental cars are available for your enjoyment.....or you may just want to relax in paradise.

For your enjoyment this vacation rental offers free use of bicycles, and ocean kayaks that you may use to explore the beautiful natural surroundings. (Otherwise bicycles and kayaks are expensive to rent separately.)

Turtle Cove is great for those rental parties that definitely want to stay off the beaten track. If you are looking for a real natural escape with no neighbors right next door, and where the fishing and snorkeling are second to none, then, Turtle Cove is the place for you. Most guests never see another soul at Turtle Cove; a few run into a lost tourist or two or a local farmer turning around at the end of the road.

Please note that Turtle Cove is completely 'off the grid', and, as such, water and electricity conservation is encouraged.


Rates for four persons: $1895/wk. year round except Jan., Feb., April 1 - 15 & May 25 - September, and December 10 - 20 -$1995/wk. Christmas/ New Years (2 week minimum rental) $2295/wk., March and Easter weeks - $2195/wk.) Each additional person is $125 per week. Please ask about our discounts for stays of two weeks, three weeks, or four weeks. Note: This home consists of a 2 bedroom/1 bathroom main house which sleeps 4 adults and 2 small children and a 2 bedroom/1 bath guest suite which sleeps 4. Beds main house: 2 kings, 1 queen. Beds guest suite: 1 king, 1 queen. The guest suite is only opened for use when there are more than five guests or an additional fee is paid. Please ask for details. There is a $400/wk. refundable security / damage deposit required with final payment for the main house and $400/wk.for the guest suite (if in use). Note: The rental rates are for the accommodations only. Ocean kayaks, and bicycles are offered free of charge for your use at your own risk. Note: An energy surcharge is applicable on this rental for any electric fuel charges in excess of $150/wk. so please be sure to use electricity wisely. Cleaning fee $100 for up to four guests, and $150 for more than four guests. Note: If you require a check-in at this location on a Sunday or Public holiday, or a check in after 5:00 p.m. on any day, please add $100 for this service. Discounted rates for stays of 4 weeks start as low as $6400. Monthly rate on this site based on 30 days. As with 95% of the home rentals on the island of Eleuthera, a vehicle is required at this location. We automatically include our jeep with the house rental at discount rental rate of an additional $300/wk. Discounts available for 2, 3, 4 week rentals. Please inquire. (Most similar 4-door jeep type vehicles rent for $490/wk. in the area.)

More Details

Property Manager
Brent Beauregard
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2018

About Brent Beauregard

We are a local family living in Spanish Wells Eleuthera Bahamas. Our family dates back to the original Eleutheran Adventurers, the first European settlers in The Bahamas dating back to 1648 who shipwrecked just a few miles from Turtle Cove. Brian aka Capt. Scuba is a licensed boat captain and works full time as a lobster diver. When not diving commercially for lobsters, he is a local fishing & snorkeling guide, and also offers area tours and cave exploring. (Some have called him the Crocodile Dundee of North Eleuthera.) Brent aka Capt. Smiley is also a licensed boat captain who also offers fishing and snorkeling trips, boat rentals, and golf cart rentals. He is also a local rental property manager. Lorraine is the local North Eleuthera realtor and will be pleased to show you all the best local real estate deals (her listings and all other agents' listings) when you are in town. Just give her a call if you would like any information on the local real estate market or a free real estate tour.

Brent Beauregard purchased this house in 1991

Why Brent Beauregard chose North Eleuthera

We found Turtle Cove in 1991 and fell instantly in love with the place. There are many little coves of beach on the peninsula and one long amazingly beautiful beach on the north side that seems to go on forever and there are no other souls in sight. The area around Turtle Cove is very private and secluded, and, yet, groceries, restaurants, bars, etc. are close enough for us at 3 - 5 miles away.

What makes this house unique

Turtle Cove is a very unique property. It offers seclusion. There are no other homes or commercial establishments within 3 miles of the property. The property also offers many coves of pinkish sandy beaches and a amazing beach that seems to stretch forever on the north side. You really don't know how nice it is to have a beach all to yourself until you try it. Turtle Cove also offers a dock on the protected east side of the property, which is great for persons that like boating and fishing, etc. It is very rare to find a property that offers both a beach and dock. The property offers many tropical fruit trees where guests may pick fresh fruit whenever it is in season. Most guests see beautiful turtles around the property just about every day. The property is completely off the grid and water and energy conservation is encouraged. Ocean kayaks and bicycles are offered free of charge to guests of Turtle Cove. A jeep rental is offered to guests of Turtle Cove at a discounted rental rate.


North Eleuthera House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please see owner's cancellation policy.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Eat-in kitchen: Dining table seats 8 Covered front porch: Dining table seats 6. Boat house front porch : Dining table seats 4. Max. occupancy 8 adults and 2 small children. Ocean kayaks, SUP Board, and Bicycles are complimentary. Optional Jeep rental available. Optional Boat rental available. (Discount rates available to guests of Turtle Cove for vehicle and boat rentals. Please inquire.)


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Secluded Beach House, Dock, Ocean Kayaks, Bicycles, discount jeep rental
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
Chicago, IL

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Turtle Cove was the perfect place for our escape from reality! Totally secluded and private. No other homes around. So if you are looking for peace and quiet this is the place. There is a long dock in front that faces Harbour Island. The stars are incredible, can see the lights of HI in the distance, but it does not diminish the view. The sunrise over the water is amazing , but you can also see the sunset behind the island!

There are some really nice areas to kayak around and the double kayak is in perfect condition with nice seats. Also used the SUP daily. Loved paddling and seeing the huge starfish!

The dock is awesome with the fish, turtles, and a ray was hanging around one day, too. Can't say enough about the gorgeous beach down a path about a 10 min walk. Truly incredible white/pinkish sand and no one else there!

We went to Spanish Wells twice. Easy drive to the ferry dock and 10 min boat ride. Had a fantastic meal at the Shipyard. Also rented a golf cart and went to Russell Island to the Sand Bar which was great as well. Preachers Cave is interesting and easily accessible, there is a beautiful beach there also. We didn't go to Harbour Island or south of Glass Window bridge. The grocery store in the Bluff is well stocked, about a 15 min drive. There is a liquor store further down Queens Hwy near gas station or at the SW ferry dock.

As far as the house goes, it is equipped with everything you need including beach towels. It was clean and comfortable. It is off the grid, which was fine with us. You need to turn on the generator (easy) for electricity which we did each night for a few hours to have dinner and charge our phones, etc. The stove and fridge are run on propane so no issues with that. I was able to get 3G on my phone when I occasionally needed it. We just had the main house which has 2 bedrooms (3 beds/would sleep 6) and 1 bath. There is an attached upstairs if you have more people. It was windy so we didn't have too many issues w no-seeums , bring bug spray in case. You will need a car and we suggest you use their Kia SUV, it is offered at a discount (truly) and in great condition.

Lorraine and Brent were a pleasure to work with. Their recommended taxi driver, David, was very friendly and prompt to and from the airport in North Eleuthera. Brent met us at the house and showed us around. Great guy. It was a wonderful getaway from the cold Midwest ,we will definitely be back many times in the future! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect place to get away

  • 5 of 5

My wife and we're looking for a place to completely escape the real world...and we found it at Turtle Cove. It was just what we hoped it would be...Perfectly secluded, quiet and relaxing! We started our days watching the sunrise over the water from the porch...beautiful! We watched countless sea turtles and fish from the dock and the beaches. Sunsets and star watching were favorites. We only made a couple quick trips to gather supplies because we didn't want to be away from the dock and the water. We had everything we needed and being off the grid was a treat. We can't wait to get back!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! Yes, Turtle Cove is definitely great place to completely escape from the real world as it is secluded, quiet, and RELAXING. The sunrises from the front porch are breathtaking, and the sunsets from the dock and upper deck are beautiful. If you are a sea turtle lover, this is the place for you. There are many of these amazing creatures in the sea surrounding Turtle Cove. Guests have likened the end of the dock to a beautiful aquarium with many colourful fish, sea turtles, and even a pod of friendly dolphins swimming by. There are no city lights nearby to detract from the beautiful stars at night at Turtle Cove. We look forward to your return to Turtle Cove next year. Sending you warm and sunny smiles until then.... Lorraine, Capt. Smiley and Capt. Scuba.
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Redkey, IN

off the grid

  • 5 of 5

2.2 miles down the road from preachers cave is a home worth going. I chose off the grid as this was how it was described and it is on point!!

Right on the water looking across at Harbour Island and 10 minutes drive from the Spanish Wells ferry, it is idyllic. No one will bother you unless they are lost. We were there 25 days and 4 cars total arrived (all lost). This is not a resort. not for all that want pampering and your meals made for you. You do it all. It is worth it!! You must rent a car. There is a dock if you decide to rent a boat and an easy trek across to Harbour Island. The 5 minute walk on the "secret path" through the brush takes you to your won private beach. There are 131beaches on Eleuthera and this is in the top 3. And all yours!!! The beach at Spanish Wells is gorgeous as is Harbour Island. Nice shops on HI and we enjoyed Runaway Hill for dinner. Taking time to drive to Rainbow Cay Inn (about 40 miles) is worth it. Monday is Pizza night and great entertainment. We went to St. Lucia after Eleuthera for 2 weeks and now in Bequia, St. Vincent for 2 weeks. Trust me, the beach at Turtle Cove beats everyone.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking a moment to write a review. It was a pleasure meeting you and getting to know you. Yes, indeed, Turtle Cove is off the grid, and it is unlikely that you will see another soul in the area unless he/she is lost. Turtle Cove is not the place for persons who want luxury, pampering, or meals cooked for them. It is really a place for those who truly want to get away from it all, gaze at the stars at night, and enjoy a beach where the only footprints in the sand are their footprints. Yes, a car is a must and we offer one at a discount. A rental boat is, also, fun to have for those that have boating experience as it is another way to explore the beautiful beaches, reefs, and islands that surround Turtle Cove. I know you all went every where in Eleuthera when you were here only to find that the beach at Turtle Cove beats them all. I hope you are having fun in St. Vincent. Wishing you safe travels. ~ Lorraine and Capt. Smiley :)
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Awesome location

  • 5 of 5

Just returned home from 10 days atTurtle Cove, we wished it was longer. We arrived at the house and was greeted by Brent and Brian, who had fresh mangos and sour oranges for us and after a short walk through of the house, we were on our way to one of the best vacations we've ever had. Turtle Cove might not be for everyone, but it was perfect for my wife and I. The generator was no problem, we used it at night for the a/c and in the mornings to make coffee, on cooler nights we didnt use it at all. Renting the car is a must staying at this house and the boat, the best way to get around to all the secluded beaches and Harbour Island. We made almost daily trips to the Devils Backbone to some of the best snorkeling we have ever experienced but mostly spent our time on the private beach just a short walk thru the water or a 2 minute boat ride, next to the house. The dock was amazing, we dumped our food scraps everyday and the amount of fish that came was amazing. But the nights were even more incredible on the dock, we listened to music, had wine and enjoyed the night sky. We are definitely planning a return trip in the near future as soon as we can. If you are looking to get away from it all, Turtle Cove is a great place to stay!

Thank you Lorraine, Brent and Brian for sharing your house with us! We look forward to seeing you again!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to have you as our guests, and we are delighted to hear that Turtle Cove was one of the best vacations that you have ever had. I'm happy that you found some fresh mangoes and sour oranges available at Turtle Cove during your stay. It is nice to rent a boat to explore the Devil's Backbone Barrier Reef. It does offer amazing snorkeling. All guests seem to really enjoy the dock and all the interesting and beautiful sea creatures that are attracted to the area surrounding it. If you enjoy star gazing, Turtle Cove is definitely the place to be. There are no city lights around to detract from the beauty of the stars on a clear night. We are looking forward to your visit again later this year. Smiles :) Lorraine, Brian, and Brent
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Ottumwa, Iowa

Turtle Cove Amazing

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place. Don't let the trek to the house alarm you, the reward is worth it. Don't let the fact that the electricity is supply by generator alarm you, it was a simple key start. There is no beach directly at the house, but after a pleasant walk on a well kept path, you will

find yourself alone on a fabulous beach. At low tide I

would guess you could walk two miles from one end to the other. We never saw another person on the beach.

The house was very comfortable. The SUV was an

absolute must since the grocery store was several miles

away. A boat is highly recommended although we had a great time with the kayaks. But the absolute best part was the dock. Something new happened everyday day. One day and eel came swimming out of the tires. Lots of beautiful fish hang out under the dock. Two french

angels. Lots of sergeant majors. Turtles. Rays. It was our own personal aquarium. We had a great time there and so lost track of time when Brent came to pick us up we thought he had come a day early. If you want to get away, this is the perfect place.

One note that has nothing to do with Turtle Cove. We arrived January 21 and even though we are from Iowa and used to the cold, it felt cool most of the time and we

were only able to tolerate getting in the water once. Too cold.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. Yes, Turtle Cove is a wonderful place! The Turtle Cove beach is fabulous, stretches for miles, and guests rarely ever see another soul on the beach. Yes, many guests do enjoy a boat rental at this location, which allows them to explore the nearby sounds, reefs, islands, and cays. We are happy to hear that you made use of the ocean kayaks, and had a great time kayaking around the area in the ocean kayaks provided at Turtle Cove. Yes, our guests always marvel at the beautiful sea creatures that they find right under the dock. We are happy that you, too, enjoyed seeing all the fish, turtles, and rays right next to the dock. Turtle Cove is the perfect place for those who really want to get away. I am suprised that you folks from Iowa would say it was cool at Turtle Cove in January. I don't think our night time low got any lower than 60 degrees F this January. (I'm sure it was much, much colder in Iowa.) You might want to try April or May next year. Looking forward to seeing you then. Lorraine, Capt. Smiley, and Capt. Scuba.
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA


  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in January 2015 at Turtle Cove with 3 teenagers, my mother-in-law, my cousin, and myself and hubby. There was plenty of room for all of us. The second living area has two rooms and a shared bath. The wall doesn't go all the way to the ceiling so it's not the most private area but worked well for our family. We spent most of our time at the end of the dock. The sunrises and sunsets were absolutely amazing! We loved watching the fish and saw a ray, many turtles, and even a small nurse shark. We enjoyed kayaking and snorkeling every day and the kids loved fishing off the dock. The short, 10 minute walk to the most amazing, private beach is well worth the walk every day. We took the cooler and spent the day just floating around. We only ever saw one other group on the beach and they had come in by boat. We grilled most meals. I wish I had looked through the provided cookbooks on day one!

Our favorite day was boating with Captain Ron and Captain Smiley. The snorkeling was fabulous! We saw rays, tons of little fish, beautiful corals and even three nurse sharks resting in a cave. They even took us to a secluded island so my mother in law could snorkel from the beach. Amazing family day!

We went to Spanish Wells and Governors Harbor (Sip Sip was excellent but pricey).Rent a golf cart to explore each Island (about $60). Rainbow Inn on Eleuthera was one of our best meals. There were fruit and veggies stands along the way.

The little biting flies did eat us alive. We tried the oil, and it worked as long as you kept applying. I wore long sleeves and pants in the evenings. My son was even pulled out of class after we returned to ask him about his "rash". We could have stayed inside, but it was just too beautiful on the deck!

Overall, a great stay in paradise. We made memories as a family that will last a lifetime!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great meeting you all. Happy that you found that you had plenty of room at Turtle Cove for your group. Most of our guests spend much time on the dock. It is a lovely place to watch all the marine life and amazing sunrises and sunsets. There are beautiful areas to explore by ocean kayak around Turtle Cove and most folks can catch dinner from the dock. Captain Ron and Captain Smiley certainly enjoyed their day with you, too! Happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and have great memories of your vacation. Thank you so much for all the lovely photos of your vacation that you shared with us. Looking forward to seeing you all again next time. Lorraine, Capt, Ron and Capt. Smiley.
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
North Eleuthera Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Government Ferry
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Queen's Highway
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
On property
Car: recommended

Discount Jeep rental available.

Turtle Cove is very secluded having no homes or commercial buildings within 3 miles of the property in any direction. This location is not for those looking for luxury and pampering. It is good for those who appreciate peace and quiet, for those who love the tropical outdoors, and for those who can entertain themselves by kayaking, boating, fishing, snorkeling, beach combing, viewing historic ruins, and occassionally boating or driving (3+ miles) to 'civilization' for a fantastic lunch or dinner, or a little shopping.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $400

PLEASE READ: Rates for four persons: $1895/wk. year round except Jan., Feb., April 1 - 15 & May 25 - September, Dec. 10 - 20, $1995/wk. Christmas/ New Years (2 week minimum rental) $2295/wk. March & Easter weeks - $2195/wk. Each additional person is $125 per week. Please ask about discounts for longer stays. Discounts available for stays of 2, 3, or 4 weeks. PLEASE CONTACT OWNER. The discounted rate for a 4- week stay starts as low as $6400. $100 charge for Sunday, Public Holiday, or after 5:00 p.m. check-in. Jeep rental $300/wk. $100 cleaning fee for up to four persons. $150 cleaning fee for more than four persons. Refundable security deposit $400/wk. for main house (and $400/wk. for guest suite.) Monthly rates on this site based on 30 days.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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