NOTE: Pricing shown is for the Main House only (4BR/4BA). Please inquire about current pricing/availability to add the adjacent 2BR/2BA Guesthouse with Swimming Pool to your reservation.
Completed in 2017, Rock Hill was designed as a "relaxed island getaway" by an award-winning, Miami-based architecture firm. The villa's clean, minimal interiors reflect a mastery of the "island modern" aesthetic. Rock Hill serves as the perfect base from which to experience the Islands of the Far Bahamas. Long Island is world-famous for it's pristine waters and endless miles of white, sandy beaches and coves.
Rock Hill features two Master Suites on the top floor and a Bunk Room and additional Master Suite on the lower floor. A Great Room and Lanai offer stunning panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. The interiors include furnishings from Restoration Hardware, Design Within Reach and Room & Board.
Rock Hill Estate is only STEPS AWAY from the resort amenities of Stella Maris which includes bars, beaches, pools and restaurants. The closest beach is only a 3-5 minute walk... and it has a beach bar&grill. Stella Maris offers daily excursions and activities such as sea kayaking, snorkeling, beach combing, scuba diving, bone-fishing, reef fishing, eco-tours, deep sea fishing, etc... Please inquire directly with Stella Maris to book these activities.
A car is not necessary to enjoy yourself at Rock Hill, however, rental cars are strongly recommended for longer stays and if you'd like the freedom to explore the entire island at your leisure.
Getting to Long Island may seem complicated at first, but it’s actually easier than you think. In many cases Long Island is just two flights away. You’ll be lounging on the beach with a cold beverage in no time! There are two main air routes to Long Island, Bahamas: via Nassau (NAS) and via Georgetown (GGT) on nearby Great Exuma Island. All persons are required to have a valid passport for travel to The Bahamas (certain nationalities may require a Visa).
FLYING TO STELLA MARIS VIA NASSAU (NAS):
This is the most common route taken to Long Island. Nassau International Airport is the major air hub for the Bahamas with many direct flights from the USA, Canada & London. Major carriers include Jet Blue, American Airlines, Delta, United, Air Canada, British Airways, West Jet and Bahamasair. Upon arrival in Nassau, you will need to clear customs/immigration and then take a short flight to Long Island. Stella Maris Resort Air Service can pick you up in Nassau and fly you directly to Stella Maris in one of their resort aircraft. This flight is extraordinarily beautiful and lasts about one hour. The cost per person is $167 each way. (Rate subject to change in accordance with fuel prices) Rock Hill is less than a mile from the runway. Our property manager will greet you at the airport, however, you will need to use the taxi service or your rental car to get to the villa.
Stella Maris Resort Air Service is the preferred way to reach Stella Maris. However, Southern Air & Bahamasair also offer daily flights to Stella Maris and Deadman's Cay Airport. Please note that Stella Maris Airport is much more convenient.
Bahamasair offers flights between Nassau and Deadman's Cay on Long Island. Please note that this airport is about 45 minutes south of Stella Maris.
FLYING TO STELLA MARIS VIA GEORGETOWN, EXUMA (GGT):
This is another common way to get to Long Island. Georgetown, Exuma is served by many direct commercial flights from the USA, Canada & London. Upon arrival in Georgetown, you will need to clear customs/immigration and take a short 20-minute flight to Long Island.
Stella Maris Resort Air Service can pick you up in Georgetown and fly you directly to Stella Maris in one of their resort aircraft. The cost per person is $117 each way. (Rate subject to change in accordance with fuel prices)
PRIVATE & CHARTER FLIGHTS
It is also possible to fly directly to the Stella Maris Resort on private aircraft. Within minutes, you can clear customs/immigration and be enjoying a cocktail overlooking the Atlantic. Rock Hill is less than a mile from the runway. Our property managers will greet you at the airport and drive you directly to the villa.
Stella Maris International Airport (MYLS) is an airport of entry with Bahamas Customs and Immigration, has a 4000′ paved runway, and is a Fixed Base Operation (FBO) managed by Hawkline with services including Av-Gas and Jet-A. The airport has a courtesy phone for flight briefing, Florida Customs, etc. The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation has information available to help you plan your flight.
Charter Aircraft from Florida:
It certainly is wonderful to avoid the big airports. Several charter aircraft companies operate out of South Florida airports such as Miami “Tamiami” Executive Airport, Opa Locka Airport, Miami International Airport, Palm Beach International, Naples Municipal Airport and Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport.
Stella Maris Resort Air Service:
Stella Maris Resort Air Service operates frequent flights between Stella Maris, Nassau and Georgetown… as well as other Bahama Islands for resort guests and other island passengers on request.
MORE ABOUT LONG ISLAND:
Situated in the southern Bahamas, Long Island is one of many islands and cays that make up the spectacular Bahamas Out Islands. Many places claim to be paradise, but that really depends on your definition. We define paradise as mile upon mile of silky-fine sandy beach all to yourself, brilliant turquoise water, gently swaying palms and the finest weather in the Caribbean.