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Aqua Dreams, On Beach w/Guesthse, 4 Kng bedrms, 3 1/2 baths, Sleeps 14, Lg Spa!!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,260 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Hear & see the ocean in a newly built, professionally decorated luxurious home

Stunning new beauty brings the colors of the aqua colored sea inside the house in a cozy contemporary setting. Professional designed and decorated. 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths spacious home includes guest house and separate laundry room. All 4 bedrooms are king beds and 1 with a twin bed...VERY PRIVATE!!! Total 4 King beds, 2 twin beds and 2 queen sofabeds. Sleeps 14. Home built with green building materials with amazing insulation! Just installed!! New 7 seated spa on back patio with new privacy wall!!! Sports toys: 2 paddle boards, 2 2-seater kayaks and 2 1-seater kayaks with lifevests and dolly, boogie boards (adult/children), snorkel equipment and sand buckets/pails, etc. for the kids. There are also 12 folding beach chairs and 6 large lounge chairs to take the short walk to the beach. Beach towels and bathrobes provided.

Home includes complete laundry room with full size appliances; large flatscreen tv in every major room; with Blue-ray players. Three master bedrooms, one with oversized tub, private showers and separate toilet rooms in each suite. These suites have a separate desk/vanity with another in the great room. Dramatic 20 ft tall detailed ceiling in one master bedroom and the great room. Eat at the dining table or at the huge island bar. Beautiful separate outdoor shower. Fully stocked kitchen with the best of amenities and all appliances ever needed! Enjoy all this on one level and every bedroom has total privacy with each location. Need more beds? Just use the queen sofabeds in the great room complete with thick foam pads that even makes a floor comfortable! Extra seating areas along with the entertainment seating in the great room. You are never crowded in the extra large great room.

If you have seen the sandals commercial, you have seen our beach without all the people. Private gazebo, shared by the 4 completed individual custom homes next to the beach with table/chairs in a covered setting to watch the kids play in the water or enjoy your lunch as you watch the waves. Beautiful views as you lounge on our 30 ft deck at our villa or inside on the sofa's and ottomans. Complete outdoor furniture setting with sofa sectional, tables and chairs to accomodate you and your guests/family right on your own deck! Everything new! R/O filtration system to provide filtered water at the sink. 2 Large gas barbeques on the patio for your use. Wifi. Rare HD Satellite TV. Beach towels and all linens provided.

We have, at considerable expense, installed full satellite TV in HD, which is rare on the island. You can hook right up to your netflix account or view the many free channels and movies provided on satellite. All TV's operate separately and can receive the channels indivually, so go to your corners and watch your favorite programs without disturbing anyone! We also have a fabulous sound system to enhance your movie viewing or listening to the music channels throughout the house.

We have a portacrib and high chair for your little ones and have toys, games and movies for all ages. There is individual "climate control" in each room with remotes so you can control your comfort zones! Ceiling fans in all bedrooms and great room to further enhance the breezes. We also have a ceiling fan on our open porch for those still nights.

You will find an electric fireplace in the larger master bedroom, providing a romantic touch in the evenings. It is used with our without heat. There is also a unique rocking chaise in this room to delight any fan of the contemporary! It is a great spot for reading or lounging.

This house is so insulated, it provides complete privacy between the rooms. A great place to be able to leave your guests in the next room and enjoy a quiet nap while they watch their favorite movie from the sofa's or in their own room.

The home is built with special energy efficient materials from Gigacrete in Las Vegas. (you can look them up online to get more information). This provides a quiet environment with a natural cooling capability.

More Details

Marna DeVane
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

About Marna DeVane

Ralph is a retired fire captain and Marna is an interior designer. This is the second home we have built and the first vacation home. We lived in Southern California

between LA and Santa Barbara in Camarillo where Ralph farmed avocados and recently purchased a home in Las Vegas, where we now live.

Marna DeVane purchased this villa in 2014

Why Marna DeVane chose Jimmy Hill

We had traveled the world looking for the best beaches and when we discovered Exuma, we found the most beautiful beach with the whitest sand, most captivating aqua warm waters and we knew we had found our paradise on which to build our dream vacation home. We were compelled to build it and we want you to find the tranquility and beauty we did.

What makes this villa unique

You can't take your eyes off the beautiful aqua waters as you enjoy sitting on your deck or walking the empty beaches or swimming in the crystal clear waves. Enjoy the great restaurants nearby or order some takeout or cook something in your very own complete kitchen with both electric or induction cooktops or microwave or electric oven. There are many water adventures to enjoy to see the many features of the surrounding islands with swimming pigs, starfish, swimming with nurse sharks, feeding stingrays or just see where 'Pirates of the Caribbean' and James Bond movie, 'Thunderball' was filmed. Great places to snorkel, scuba dive, fish, or just enjoy the boating excursions.


Jimmy Hill Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2260 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , outdoor shower , both bathrooms have separate shower "room" and toilet rooms
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , with separate toilet room
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , In guest house there is a large bathroom and a half bath
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , In guest house, there is a half bath and sink
  • Three master suites have en suite bathroom with separate private shower and separate private toilet room. They are outfitted with beautiful glass sinks and the latest in faucets and drawers for keeping toiletry items handy. There are separate toilet rooms in each bathroom and separate shower "rooms" that are private. The larger master also has a large tub. There is also a beautifully tiled outdoor shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , A king and a twin in this bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , In Guest house, there is a king bedroom, chairbed in greatrm
  • There are two King Master bedroom suites, one larger than the other. There is a third bedroom with a king bed and a twin. There is also a Guest House with King Master bedroom suite and a half bath. There are two queen sized sofabeds with comfort foam toppers in the great room of the main villa. .
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
This is also a great location for a wedding party or renewing of vows as the gazebo is well-placed next to the beach off the water and would make a beautiful spot that is shaded and stunning. We can provide tulle for decorating and many services are provided on the island for a wedding party. We also have neighbors who rent their homes and can be combined to satisfy a fairly large sized group. The villa also has a guest house so larger groups can be accommodated.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Aqua Dreams, On Beach w/Guesthse, 4 Kng bedrms, 3 1/2 baths, Sleeps 14, Lg Spa!!
average rating of 4.7941175 based on 34 reviews

Aqua Dreams stay

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay. We went with our grown children and my parents. The house is beautiful and well stocked. The beach and water were fantastic. We loved using the paddle boards. The property owner was very helpful prior to our stay. We would DEFINITELY stay there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lisa. Really enjoyed working with you in your plans for your vacation. So glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit! Warm regards, Marna
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Gorgeous home - Fabulous beach

  • 5 of 5

I can easily recommend this property. The home was beautiful, very clean and fully stocked with everything you could need. The property is just as the pictures advertise. Just steps away from a wonderful private beach that is almost always completely empty. The gazebo is a great place to get out of the sun but still enjoy the view and breezes. Marna was wonderful to work with and very attentive. She responded to any questions very promptly. The property is located close to the airport (you DO NOT hear any planes) and you can easily get around the island. Definitely rent a car so you can go exploring and go over to Little Exuma. The half day boat tour was also great. We would definitely rent this property again. We had a wonderful time and did not want to leave. Thank you Marna!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Pam. You were so sweet to deal with and I look forward to your return. We just installed a 7-seater spa in the backyard and two paddle boards for your ocean fun. We also built a large privacy wall so your soaking time will be wonderfull. Best regards, Marna
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Beautiful home, wonderful owner

  • 5 of 5

We have rented several beach homes over the years and I can truly say this is one the best appointed rentals we have ever stayed in. The attention to detail is amazing--you will want for nothing! And if you can't find something or think of something off the wall, Marna is incredibly responsive and oh so very helpful and kind. The house alone was a gem, but her added hospitality made the entire experience truly wonderful. We had a fantastic time exploring Exuma and the nearby islands. Our 12 yr old son had a blast. We booked without knowing very much about the location, but Marna quickly got us up to speed on what we needed to see/book/etc. I really can't recommend this property more highly. Go--stay--relax--enjoy! We want already want to return. PS: thank you Marna for the lovely, thoughtful birthday cake. :)

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Erica- Thank you so much for your high praise! Thank you for sending those darling pictures of the family so I could enjoy it with you! So glad we were able to make you feel welcome and happy. We just added a 7-seater spa to the backyard along with two paddle boards so the fun will keep on going. We look forward to your return. Marna
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Outstanding Sunrises

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the end of Feb. 2017.

We have rented on VRBO in the past with mixed outcomes. I think the description and photographs of this home are very accurate. The reviews you read are also what you should expect, this is a very well appointed property. The kitchen is all you could ever ask for, the beds are very nice and televisions in every area. This property is in a good location to see the island from end to end, nice area with a great beach.

Marna is very prompt and informative, she made sure everything was as it should be.

We had a power outage that lasted a little while one day, that can happen on an out island. Marna kept in touch with the property caretaker and us to make sure all was well. She even went as far as making sure we were reimbursed for any food items we lost due to the outage. Thank you very much Marna, that was a very nice gesture.

It had been four years since we were on Exuma, the island is still a beautiful place. You will find some of the best beaches and the most beautiful water colors you will ever see.

This is a great place, we will be back.

Thank you

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Bill, Thank you for your review. We always hope for a five star and worked very hard to please you and your family during your stay. We are glad to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and our home and beach and look forward to your return. We just added a 7-seater spa for our guests' enjoyment along with two paddle boards for fun in the ocean, so you can plan on an even more enjoyable stay. Regards, Marna
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  • 5 of 5

I can highly recommend Aqua Dreams! We spent a fabulous vacation there and experienced the best vacation ever. Marna was terrific supplying us with all the information we needed and loved our tours and trips. The best part was the beautiful house and beach...It was difficult to leave either just to tour around the island. Am going to go home and redecorate with teal blue!!! Thank you so much Marna!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Adele for your lovely review. We are so glad your vacation was everything and more on your visit in our home on Exuma. We look forward to your return. Regards, Marna
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Family had a ball!

  • 5 of 5

This home couldn't have been better. It was so comfortable, we took naps on the sofa's!

Everything was supplied and we didn't lack for anything. The kids had to try on the robes and

the outdoor shower. My wife couldn't believe how beautiful the house is and Marna did

a great job decorating. I enjoyed the privacy of each bedroom and how quiet the interior is.

We spent lots of time on the most beautiful beach and we never saw anyone on it, but us!

Thank you Marna for all your ideas as we took advantage of the restaurants and shopping and managed to do quite a bit of barbeque-ing. Hope to come back soon!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Georgetown Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Sandals, Greg Norman Course
Nearest Motorway
One block
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Short walk
Car: recommended

Short walk to the beach with boogie boarding, kayaking, snorkeling, building sand castles, shell hunting, sunbathing, many excursions to see swimming pigs, starfish, feed the stingrays, pet nurse sharks, visit thunderball cave, walk on sandbars, fishing for many types of fish, lobster, whale watching, bird watching, and shopping.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning/Maintenance $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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