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Sea Turtle Cottage "A place to get out of your shell!"

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Water Front Cottage. WiFi; kayak, tiki hut, hamock & more!

Two king size suites on the main floor and twin beds in the loft suite. Sea views from both main floor suites with French doors leading to the deck. Well equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Full size washer and dryer. WiFi and cell phone included. Outdoor shower and Tiki Bar in back yard just steps from the deck in a newly landscaped back yard. Private walkway leads to the sea with a ladder entry to the shallow sandbar. Enjoy fabulous sunsets from the cozy deck. Kayak and snorkeling equipment are included. To see video click on link below amenities section.


Owner
Ken & Sandi Jackson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017

About Ken & Sandi Jackson

We live in beautiful Alberta, Canada and recently built this vacation home for our family in the Bahamas.

Ken & Sandi Jackson purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Ken & Sandi Jackson chose Eleuthera

We chose this area for it tranquil beauty and it's proximity to the sea. The Island of Eleuthera is welcoming and peaceful, we can unwind in this tropical paradise.

What makes this cottage unique

Enjoy a quite vacation where you can go to any of the fabulous beaches and walk for miles without meeting a single person. The people of Eleuthera are kind and helpful.

Amenities

Rainbow Bay Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • All bathrooms are fully stocked with towels and blow dryers.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Loft
  • Suites on main levels are at opposite ends of the cottage, each has a king size bed. All beds have high quality mattresses and memory foam pillows. Each suite has it's own bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Secure safe in cottage. Outdoor shower attached.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Sea Turtle Cottage "A place to get out of your shell!"
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

Beautiful home in quiet Rainbow Bay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family vacation in this beautiful home. We loved the tiki, private ocean access. We will be back!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Cottage, Great view, Awsome Deck

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at the Sea Turtle Cottage. The place was well stocked with everything you need (but don't want to buy) for a stay in the Bahamas. Small stuff like a cooler, plastic cups, saran wrap, a 5 gallon jug of water really makes your stay enjoyable. All of the appliances were new as was the dishes, utensils, knifes, ect. The king size bed was very comfortable. By far the nicest cottage we have ever rented. The covered deck is right next to the ocean and makes enjoyable place for meals and hanging out at night. The grill is wonderful and we cooked plenty of fresh fish on it. Would recommend this place for anyone staying in Eleuthera.

Use "The Beach Book" by Bret Sigillo (there is a copy in the cottage located near the TV) to find Eleuthera's hidden beaches and unbelievable snorkeling spots. We found this book to be invaluable to find unbelievably beautiful beaches. You will also need a 4 wheel drive vehicle to get to these; but it's worth it.

Great Pizza on Monday nights at Rainbow Inn. Be sure to call before and make reservations otherwise you will not get in. This place is packed on Monday night. Great stone oven pizzas.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Play To Stay On Eleuthera

  • 5 of 5

I mean it when I say this is the BEST PLAY TO STAY ON ELEUTHERA! We picked Eleuthera for our vacation b/c we heard Eleuthera has amazing beaches to find sea glass and Sea Turtle Cottage was centrally located to the beaches we wanted to search. They were right! I am guessing we brought a good 15 - 20lbs. of sea glass home with us.

From the moment you step inside you feel welcomed and at home. Sandi & Ken have everything you need for your vacation; a well equipped kitchen, grill, comfy beds, linens, beach towels, lunch cooler, beach chairs, life jackets, snorkeling equipment, kayak, games, puzzles, books, movies, safe, noodles & floaties for the water, you name it they have thought of it. We loved sitting out under the tiki hut and enjoying the views and playing games with the kids. The week we were there it was crazy windy but the bay Sea Turtle Cottage is on was always calm (vs. the Atlantic side). Snorkeling in the bay we saw everything from starfish, to sand dollars, to nurse sharks, string rays, tons & tons of tropical fish, needle fish, puffer fish and the list goes on and on. One day while we were out, the neighbors said there were turtles swimming in the bay (we were bummed we missed them). We loved the beach book at the house, that helped us find a number of hard to find beaches. We also loved the notebook Sandi & Ken had in the house with notes from other guest on things to do. You can tell how well Sandi & Ken take care of their home. I honestly can not think of a better place to stay on the island.

Our favorite day we spent on vacation was our day with James Dunnam at Bahamas Ocean Safaris - he is the greatest guide I have ever meet! By far the best day of our vacation. He knew we loved to find beach glass (a.k.a sea glass) and took us to a cove where the floor of the ocean was covered in sea glass. We swam with sea turtles, found a GIANT 6 point star fish, went reef fishing, even swam with the pigs. Yes, James has an island with swimming pigs!

Stubbs BBQ in James Cistern is a must. They only serve lunch on Friday & Saturday and my kids still talk about their ribs.

Sandi was great at answering any questions quickly and gave us lots of ideas of things to do while on the island. Sea Turtle Cottage could not have been more perfect for our family.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

SPECTACULAR!!!

  • 5 of 5

Sea Turtle Cottage - an outstanding vacation property, decorated fittingly for a Caribbean escape with gorgeous sea views and immediate water access...an absolute gem in Rainbow Bay!

We stayed here for 10 days, enjoying the immense sun and beautiful sunsets. The house was the absolute perfect layout for our family of four, plus my parents. Each couple enjoyed their king bed suites, while the kids loved their loft sleeping arrangements. We enjoyed breakfast in the Tiki Hut, the afternoon sun on the lounge chairs, and even a sunset in the kayak. We would spend hours watching the water from the banks, enjoying a manatee, stingrays and a variety of fish. The house has everything you can imagine to make your vacation enjoyable; extra snorkel gear, floating chairs, lots of beach towels, board games, movies, the list is endless. The house was in immaculate condition, extremely clean on our arrival and the grounds well tended. We loved its close proximity to Rainbow Bay Beach (approx. 5 minute walk) and thoroughly enjoyed the immediate water access using the stairs on the property.

Sandi, has been the most excellent host. It always felt as if she wanted to ensure a wonderful vacation for our family. We have had numerous conversations leading up to our stay, she accommodated all of our needs and request. She was always prompt with her responses.

We would hands down recommend this property to our friends and family, and in fact have already done so...you will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Home from our 2nd Visit

  • 5 of 5

A year has passed since our last stay at Sea Turtle Cottage. The cottage is still immaculately clean, even more finely decorated, and very comfortable. Having a fully accessorized, modern kitchen, comfortable bedding, and the Caribbean outside your door make us wish to return again and again. There are endless changes in the waters and we could see large fish in the sea from the short distance to the living room or kitchen. We cannot recommend this home higher and hold it in our little list of Treasured Places. If you love everything Eleuthera is, your stay at this home will embellish your vacation.

Ken and Sandi Jackson are the nicest and most generous people we have ever had the pleasure to know and their love of the island shows in the home and surroundings. Sandi is extremely responsive to emails and phone calls and both Sandi and Ken work hard to insure that their cottage is a restful and tranquil spot.

The property manager responds immediately to any concern or question and the cleaning and maintenance of the property is of the highest quality. We intend to return often!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

You need to stay here! Absolutely stunning inside and out! Perfectly situated.

  • 5 of 5

Sea Turtle Cottsge is a perfect escape - impossible not to relax here. The view, the easy water access with nice sandy section, and the beautiful decor inside make this such a lovely retreat. You can't not love it here. The cottage is well equipped with anything and everything you could need. Blissful!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Governor's Harbor Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Rainbow Bay Inn
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Hatchet Bay
Nearest Motorway
300 Metres
Queens Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Rainbow Bay Inn
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Rainbow Bay Beach
Car: necessary

At Rainbow Bay, the island is very narrow so it is an easy walk from our Caribbean side to the Atlantic side.

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Rates & Availability

Rainbow Bay Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150

50% Deposit upon booking balance due 30days in advance of arrival. Invoice will be sent by email. Payment procedures will be provided on the invoice.

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