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Bahamas, Eleuthera: Sand Dollar Cottage

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
6 nights minimum
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Escape to Eleuthera! Eleuthera offers as much adventure or as much relaxation as you wish. You will feel welcomed by the residents! They appreciate that you have chosen their island as your get-a-way. You will be treated with respect to your privacy or engaged in colourful conversation by very laid-back but not backwards locals. Sand Dollar is ideally located in the center of the island, 3 miles to Governor's Harbour and 3 miles to the International Airport. Drive north to the dock for Harbour Island in about an hour (Harbour Island is then a short water taxi ride) or all the way south to Light House Point in a little over an hour. Caretakers will greet you at the airport and provide reliable, resaonable vehicle rental. A gated private paved drive off The Queen's Highway takes you to Sand ...Escape to Eleuthera! Eleuthera offers as much adventure or as much relaxation as you wish. You will feel welcomed by the residents! They appreciate that you have chosen their island as your get-a-way. You will be treated with respect to your privacy or engaged in colourful conversation by very laid-back but not backwards locals. Sand Dollar is ideally located in the center of the island, 3 miles to Governor's Harbour and 3 miles to the International Airport. Drive north to the dock for Harbour Island in about an hour (Harbour Island is then a short water taxi ride) or all the way south to Light House Point in a little over an hour. Caretakers will greet you at the airport and provide reliable, resaonable vehicle rental. A gated private paved drive off The Queen's Highway takes you to Sand Dollar Cottage nestled on 1 acre lot. Walk three minutes down the hill to have toes in the the pink sands of Banana Beach and swim in the gentle waves of the Atlantic. Veranda & deck on 3 sides of the Cottage to laze in loungers, or hammocks in the yard to snooze/sip/read. A twelve minute walk takes you to Pasquel's Bistro offering a sea side setting for the days you do not wish to cook, live entertainment, infinity pool and WIFI. Sand Dollar is newly renovated in simple classy style keeping with Island life and getting away from it all. Onsite garden will have in season produce & herbs. Internet, docking station for your iPod, board games and books to enjoy as you laze on the veranda or swing in the hammock. Caretaker's Barry & LaChandra will also provide DVD player for rainy days. The settlement of Governor's Harbour is 5 minute drive where you will find all you need including fresh fish at the dock, sea front coffee shop, traditional Bahamian restaurants with al fresco dining or takeaway, grocery & liquor stores, banks and laundry mat. Enjoy great eating with fresh organic produce/baking/sauces/dressings fron The Island Farm, fresh fish and lobster in season from the dock in Governor's Harbour or other towns you will discover, bread/ key lime pie/ & rum cake are but a few baked from 'scratch' delights at Dale's bakery. There are several quaint oceanside restraunts & bars. Sky Beach Club offers relaxing poolside bar and Bistro w WIFI only a 12 minute walk from The Sand Dollar. Bistro 1648 & Tippy's all feature nightly entertainment. AND for the total tropical vacation experience, horseback riding on the beach offered by Oceanview Farms on sound well tempered mounts. Car rentals are reliable. Caretakers Lachandra and Barry will be happy to 'steer' you where you need to go! Escape to Eleuthera...you will be soooo happy you did! Attractive long term rates available. Governor's Harbour International Airport has 3+ daily flights departing & arriving from Nassau aprox $80 ea way. Eleuthera commerce is mostly cash based, there are two ATM's in Governor's Harbour. More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

It was a breeze to book this place. I was met at the airport by Chad - how she knew it was me I don't know :) The place is quiet peaceful and just delightful. there is no air-conditioning but honestly its not needed. I...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank travel1029
Management response:Responded 19 July 2018

Pink 'Lutra Sand gets between the toes! Sandi's headline describes this amazing island and residents, including the birds and frogs, perrrrfectly! Sandi has a second home here anytime! ~Escape to Eleuthera~

Reviewed 10 March 2018

Loved the beaches, loved the privacy of the house, loved the caretakers, loved the island people, loved the adventures we had. Hated to leave.

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Elaine B
Management response:Responded 12 March 2018

Eleuthera loved the Bakers! Am doing more improvements as we speak, like hanging hammock chairs on the veranda, so it will be even more relaxing for your return!

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Reviewed 12 January 2016

We had a beautiful week long stay at Sand Dollar! Owner is very accommodating. Home is secluded and on a private road. Comfortable and very clean. Short walk to the most gorgeous beach. 3 miles from town. We've been coming to the island for many...More

Date of stay: March 2015
2  Thank Sue M
Management response:Responded 12 January 2016

Thank You! See you again in March!

Reviewed 4 January 2016

We were the first renters after this little house was made ready. It's not beachfront, doesn't have an ocean view, and it's pretty basic, but it worked fine for us! We weren't planning to hang out and watch tv or be on the Internet. The...More

Date of stay: December 2015
2  Thank katsuadashinomoto
About the Owner
Rachel G
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2015
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About the neighbourhood
Governor's Harbour is the most central settlement on this gorgeous island with miles and miles of pink sand beaches. Residents will welcome you with their laid back, but not backwards demeanour. Enjoy great eating with fresh organic produce along with baking/sauces/dressings fron The Island Farm, fresh fish and lobster in season from the dock in Governor's Harbour or other towns you will discover. Wheat & french bread, key lime pie, rum cake are but a few baked from 'scratch' delights at Dale's bakery. When you do not wish to cook there are the quaint oceanside restraunts & bars. Sky Beach Club offers relaxing poolside bar and Bistro w WIFI only a 12 minute walk from The Sand Dollar. The Buchaneer Restruant in Governor's Harbour serving delicious Bahamian cuisine with a beautiful al fre...
How to get there
Governor's Harbour is an 18 min flight on Pineapple Air/Bahamas Air/Southern Air. From FL Twin Air and a few others fly to Governor's Harbour International Airport. this will save you hefty taxi fare from North Eleuthera Airport
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