Established in 1954, this family-friendly beach hotel exudes Colonial charm and is a haven of peace and tranquillity set in 8 hectares of grounds, by the edge of the famous 5 km pink sand beach. The hotel was designed by Biba founder Barbara Hulanicki in an eclectic mixture of styles including Moroccan, Indian, and Balinese. It comprises a total of 25 pastel-coloured cottages scattered throughout lush tropical grounds. The cottages are situated to ensure privacy for all guests and are the perfect choice for those desiring a sophisticated but relaxed beach holiday. Facilities on offer to guests include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, a bar and a restaurant. There is Internet access and guests can also take advantage of the room and laundry services for an additional fee. There is parking available for those arriving by car and guests can also hire bicycles on the premises (charges apply).
This hotel is located on the quaint Bahamas Out Island of Harbour Island, just 50 km east of Nassau. Guests will find the nearest bars and pubs a 2-minute drive away and it is 2 minutes by car to the closest nightspots and the centre of Dunmore Town. It can be easily reached from anywhere in the United States, as well as from most major cities in Europe and South America. The hotel lies just 20 minutes from North Eleuthera International Airport.
The Oceanview rooms are privately situated with unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean and the pink sand beach and have their own private pathway to the beach. The 1-bedroom Oceanview units can accommodate 2 adults. The 2-bedroom Oceanview cottages have a sitting room/lounge that separates the bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, and can accommodate 4 people. All units come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer and offer a king-size bed. They are equipped with a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, a radio and a hi-fi system as well as a safe and a minibar/fridge. Furthermore, tea and coffee making facilities, an ironing set and air conditioning are provided in all accommodation as standard. All units also feature a terrace.
Rates and reservations for off-site activities can be arranged through the front desk, for example bone fishing, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, snorkelling, Eleuthera Island excursions, canoe and boat rentals and picnics are on offer. Golf enthusiasts can play a round at the nearby course, just 2 minutes away by car. The resort features an outdoor swimming pool with a sun terrace with sun loungers and parasols and guests can also relax in the hot tub or with a massage treatment (charges apply). Watersports fans can try jet skiing, diving, windsurfing, motor boating, sailing, canoeing and catamaran sailing (all for an additional fee). The resort has tennis facilities, pool/snooker, golf (charges apply), horse riding (for an additional fee) and cycling (charges apply) and puts on entertainment programmes for adults and children alike. Moreover, sun loungers and parasols are available for use on the sandy beach.
Guests are served breakfast each morning and the midday and evening meals may be enjoyed à la carte or in set menu form.
American Express, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this resort.
Guests should fly into N. Eleuthera and take a taxi to the boat dock then a water taxi to Harbour Island and another taxi to the hotel. The journey from the airport to the hotel should take 25 minutes.
The primary mode of transportation on the island is golf cart, which can be reserved with the hotel.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board
King size bed