Recently renovated, Bahama House is a boutique hotel with only eleven rooms in the center of Dunmore Town. Stylish and luxurious with chic plantation decor, the property boasts a beautiful courtyard pool and the culinary skill of Bahamian Chef Nikoya Lightbourne serving up her notorious lobster and avocado eggs benedict every morning for House guests.
The expanse of this beachfront property is graced with idyllic location, a casual relaxed vibe and many options for accommodations such as beach bungalows, cottages, suites and large guest rooms, all which have been recently updated in a beachy chic modern style. Peter, the beach attendant will set you up for a perfect beach day under a private palapa or umbrella. The raised open air deck is a postcard perfect setting for enjoying a delicious lunch and sipping the libations created by James.
A sprawling beachfront landscape and lushly vegetated clubhouse entrance is reason enough to enjoy this island oasis. Luxury guest cottages and oceanfront homes pay homage to classic Bahamian architecture and set the tone for the warm hospitality of the staff. Erica is delightful and always ready to take care of guests, as is Henry the bartender. Dinner out on the deck with the ambiance of the gentle crash of ocean waves is a perfect way to unwind and slip into island mode.
The iconic and historical Landing is understated and rustically elegant. With views of the harbour, each of the 13 guestrooms is done in classic plantation style. The rooms were designed by India Hicks, with crisp white Ralph Lauren linens, dark mahogany furniture, and waxed wood floors. The onsite restaurant is exceptional and affords every indulgence including a well curated bar and wine cellar that would please the most discerning patron. For the convenience of guests, The Landing also has beach umbrellas and chairs ready for use.
Two picturesque tent cottages, three beach shacks and seven main house guest rooms comprise this quintessentially eclectic, stylish, and laid back beachfront “house”. The soul of the Ocean View is alive with Old Bahamian hospitality with its honour system bar, homemade bread and the infectious charm of its’ staff. Evoking the spirit of the way things once were, balances the chic relaxing ambiance wherein the guest feels as if they are staying with friends.
Distinctly British Colonial in style, the aptly named Pink Sands has twenty five private guest cottages that dot twenty acres of lush rambling gardens wherein fruits and vegetables are organically grown. The old world aesthetic is complemented by amazing beach frontage that can be thoroughly enjoyed from the expansive open air terrace of the Blue Bar. Thus, when a full moon is imminent, this is the place to be.
With elevated views of the harbour, this 10 room adult only sophisticated haunt is popular for its intimate pool and surrounding cabanas as well as its stellar restaurant. Make sure to visit the bar and ask for a Swervin Kervin.Each of the 10 rooms and suites are distinctive in theme and decor, and all feature luxe linens and bathrobes. Also, guests are treated to continental breakfast, a private gym, their own chaise at the beach and have access to coolers and picnic baskets.
Every suite at Romora Bay shares the same glorious view of the bay enjoyed from a private terrace or balcony that features an outdoor shower. Not only is the first rate marina property the best spot on the island to catch the sunset daily. It also features two restaurants, the italian style Acquapazza, and Sunset's dockside bar & grill featuring live music every week Wednesday through Sunday. Guests also have access to an inviting infinity edge pool, as well as a reserved beach area with umbrellas and beach chairs.
With a reputation of exclusivity, Harbour Island can feel inaccessible to many. The Royal Palm prides itself on being budget friendly and centrally located. This twenty three room property offers both standard rooms and suites that are brightly decorated and simple, yet well appointed with either mini fridges or kitchenettes, air conditioning, and wifi.
Overlooking the beach, this intimate inn is private and very relaxed. Choose from guest rooms in the main house or a 1 bedroom free standing villa. A larger group can stay in the Infinity House which has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. An ideal location and the culinary fare being prepared by local chef Krishna Higgs turn first time guests into repeat visitors.
Rustically simple, affordable, and home of the original “Cheeseburger in Paradise” this guesthouse has a character all its own. Built from the ground up and maintained by Juanita Percentie, simplicity and homeliness reign supreme as did the late great Ma Ruby Percentie.
Just beyond the marina, brightly colored clapboard villas house studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom accommodations. Aptly appointed and well suited for families, Valentine’s Resort features Cocoa Coffee House serving Starbucks coffee, the Rooster Tail Bar & Restaurant, a retail shop, Valentine’s Dive Center, and Dermalogica skin and spa center. Also of note is the weekly farmer’s market “ Fresh Picks” on Wednesdays located behind Cocoa Coffee.