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View of Sandy Palms from the beach
42 reviews
View of Sandy Palms from the beach
Beach view from deck on upper floor
Hoopers Bay Beach on a busy day!!!!
Just a few steps to the beach from your apartment
Imagine you are here!
Distant views from the deck
Sandy Palms DIRECTLY on Hoopers Bay Beach with our Coral Sands & Coral Gardens properties nearby
Front of Sandy Palms
Lounge of Great Room on upper floor
Lounge area faces the sea
Great Room on upper floor
Kitchen is well equipped
Dining area faces the sea
Spacious Dining area for up to 10 people
Lounge area leading to deck
King bedroom facing the sea
King bedroom with ensuite bathroom
Queen bedroom facing the sea
Queen bedroom with bathroom ensuite
Upper Floor floorplan
Relaxing is a MUST!!
Rent boats to explore offshore cays & islands
Visit the famous Swimming Pigs
Guests swimming with dolphin family
Wonderful lobster meals at Santanas
Snorkel in beautiful clear waters
Explore historic sites
Feeding friendly turtles in Hoopers Bay
Find giant Starfish on Stocking Island
Discover friendly eagle rays on Stocking Island
Take a boat trip directly from the apartment
Off on a snorkeling trip from your beach
Turtles love to be fed by hand in Hoopers Bay
Turtles will come & greet you if you have food!!
Turtles & guests get to know each other
Friendly turtles like to be fed in Hoopers Bay
Talk to the turtles in Hoopers Bay
Kiteboarding in Hoopers Bay
Scuba diving to wrecks, reefs and blue holes
Willy Rolle - our Taxi driver will greet you at the airport
A lobster dinner straight from Hoopers Bay
Jumping for joy into the lovely warm water
Conch & Lobster are on the menu tonight
Tropic of Cancer Beach is very popular
Exuma Cays look wonderful from the air.
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 11
Great Exuma, Out Islands, Bahamas
Peter & Betty Oxley look forward to welcoming you to their apartments 'Sandy Palms'which are situated DIRECTLY on the perfect sands of HOOPERS BAY BEACH which is regarded as the best to stay on in Exuma. The sandy beach is 1Km (half mile) long and is protected from the prevailing winds so the water is calm & safe for children and you can also meet or resident GREEN TURTLES in the bay. You can enjoy exploring the bay with our FREE kayaks

GREAT LOCATION as 'Sandy Palms is centrally located on Exuma and just 10 minutes from the airport, 6 minutes from the capital of Georgetown and with local shops only 5 minutes walk away.

This MODERN apartment sleeps 8 -10 & is quietly situated & DIRECTLY on the beautiful Hoopers Bay Beach and we are pleased to provide FREE CONCIERGE SERVICE for everyone as we live close by....
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About the Owner, Peter H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 19 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 97 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
Peter & Betty live nearby & will personally welcome guests on arrival & will be available when required without being in your face!

They also like their vacations & appoint a representative to welcome guests etc in their absence.
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Listing #FKN3473970
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Excellent - based on 42 reviews
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Kris M
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017
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My wife and I flew into Exuma International Airport on 1/14/17, and were greeted by a taxi driver that Peter and Betty had arranged to take us to the property ($22 plus tip). When we arrived at the house, Peter was there to greet us, and did a fantastic job of showing us around the property. He is a rather...

Management response:

We are very glad that you had so much fun during your stay at Sandy Palms. As this was your first visit to Exuma, we wanted to ensure that you were able to enjoy & experience all the things you planned to do during your week. So happy that everything worked out well & hope that we can welcome you...


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Robert C
Quebec City, Canada
1 review
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Reviewed 7 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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Do you want at your doorstep: -the seabreeze and the sun asking to come in; -white sand beach; -transparent sea; -a view that makes you wander in the calm turqoise sea and sky. Do you want a home away from home : -that is calm and let's you sleep easily; -were you can buy your groceries and wine and cook...

Management response:

Thank you so much for your very kind TripAdvisor Review about your stay in Exuma at Sandy Palms Beach House. We always like reading about how much our guests have enjoyed themselves & your comments are also helpful for other people who may want to stay in the future. Thanks again & best wishes, & hope to see you back...


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Lexington, Kentucky
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
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Reviewed 6 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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I travelled with two friends to Sandy Palms on Great Exuma Island in June '15. This property was perfect for us. It is on one of the best beaches on the island, Hooper's Bay. The beach was stunningly beautiful and mostly empty during our stay. We saw starfish and sea turtles in the ocean there. The owner lives nearby and...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    3 Full baths
    1 Shower
    1 King
    6 Twins
    1 Super King
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16 Dec 2018 -
5 Jan 2019
Christmas 2018/ New Year 2019
10 nights
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  • Cleaning/ Preparation: $289 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $1,447 / stay - Deposit
  • Utilities/Services: $579 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Situated off the Queens Highway down its own private tree lined entrance road to a beautifully peaceful location enjoying its own grounds of 1.5 acres (0.8 hectares). The beach is just a few steps through the palm and coconut trees in the garden where you will find beach loungers tables and chairs and kayaks for our guests . The beautiful Hoopers Bay is regarded as the BEST BEACH to stay on in Exuma with a beautiful 1/2 mile long white sandy beach which slopes gently into the amazingly blue sea. The Bay is protected from the prevailing winds so the sea is usually so calm that it is always safe for children of all ages to enjoy
The location of Sandy Palms is one of the most convenient on the island as it is only 10 minutes from the airport and 6 minutes from Georgetown, the capital. Loca...
Getting around
A vehicle is useful but not essential. Taxis are available if booked in advance.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Georgetown - code GGT: 8.1 km
Ferry: Georgetown Dock: 4.8 km
You can fly direct to Georgetown, Exuma (code GGT) from Miami or Charlotte on American, Fort Lauderdale on United, Atlanta on Delta/Alitalia, Toronto on Air Canada or Nassau on Sky Bahamas or Bahamasair.You may find that a flight booked to Georgetown as a 'through fare' from your home airport will be cheaper than booking separate flights.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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