Rock Hill is the perfect base from which to explore the “untouched wonders of Long Island”. Amazing experiences await! Getting here is easier than you think; scroll down for travel information. Read our rave reviews to hear why this house and this island are so special... and you can also follow us on social media to understand our laid-back “island vibe”.
Rock Hill is surrounded by the resort amenities of Stella Maris which includes bars, beaches, pools and restaurants. Everything is within easy walking distance! 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 for pricing and to book these activities.
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. Long Island is world-famous for it's pristine waters and endless miles of white, sandy beaches and coves.
Rock Hill features a total of 4 Bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Layout: two Master Suites are on the top floor and a Bunk Room (4 beds total) 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. Please note this villa is not suitable for the elderly, toddlers and very young children due to some unprotected walkways, terraces and stairs.
You have free access to the stunning pools/beaches of Stella Maris Resort. However, if you are interested in a private pool, please inquire about the pricing/availability of a neighboring 2Bedroom/2Bath home with a pool. This home is right next door to Rock Hill and can be added to your reservation upon request. This enables larger groups to vacation together!
A car is not necessary to enjoy yourself at Rock Hill, however, rental cars are strongly recommended for longer stays and/or if you'd like the freedom to explore the entire island at your leisure.
Prior to your arrival, you can email a shopping list to our property manager and your fridge/pantry will be stocked when you arrive.
IT’S EASY TO GET HERE———
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. Most guests fly into Nassau (NAS). From there, it is a short and scenic flight with Stella Maris Resort Air Service to get to Long Island. Please refer to their website for more info. In addition, Southern Air Charter offers scheduled service into Stella Maris Airport; please refer to their website for specific info. Lastly, Bahamasair offers scheduled service to Deadman’s Cay Airport on Long Island (about an hour south of Stella Maris).
All persons are required to have a valid passport for travel to The Bahamas (certain nationalities may require a Visa). If arriving into Stella Maris Airport, our property manager will greet you at the airport. You will need to use a taxi service or your rental car to get to the villa... only two minutes away!
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. Rock Hill is less than a mile from the runway.
Stella Maris Resort Air Service is the preferred way to reach Stella Maris. However, Southern Air Charter, Island Wings Charter & 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 or Island Wings Charter can pick you up in Georgetown and fly you directly to Stella Maris in one of their resort aircraft.
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 arrange a taxi to 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.