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Palmetto Point Bahamas Vacation Rentals - Cottage
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Palmetto Point Cottage
1 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 1 1 1 1 night min stay
Cottage / 1 Bedroom / Sleeps 1
1 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 1
Microwave • Air Conditioning • TV (Cable/Satellite)
Veranda over Ocean
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Palmetto Point Home
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 5 2 5 7 night min stay
Home / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 5
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 5
High Speed Internet • Microwave • Washer/Dryer
"Amazing house right on the beach with a constant gentle breeze.House was well equipped.Owner is a pleasure to deal with.We were the only ones on the beach."
- Joseph Barbella, NJ
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
Castle Gates
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Tarpum Bay Home
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 7 3 7 Min stay varies
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 7
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 7
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"We stayed in the castle from June 7th through July 5th. The owners were very easy to deal with and we are very happy that we picked Tarpum Bay, Eleuthera, and the Castle. Tarpum Bay is a great little town. Friendly locals, good food, and we felt..."
- Adam, Alabama
(3) Excellent (3 reviews)
Gregory Town Bahamas Vacation Rentals - Home
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Gregory Town Home
2 BR / 2.5 BA / Sleeps 6 2 6 7 night min stay
Home / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
2 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms Sleeps 6
Dishwasher • Microwave • Washer/Dryer
"We loved this home! We stayed almost 3- seeks. Unlike most Bahamian homes, this newly built house is air tight. So, there are no mosquitos, flies or cockroaches inside. The AC, power and water are wonderful and reliable. The view is simply stunning...."
- Richard King, Jackson, Wyoming USA
(1) Excellent (1 review)
Tarpum Bay Bahamas Vacation Rentals - Guesthouse
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Tarpum Bay Guesthouse
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 4 2 4 3 night min stay
Guesthouse / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 4
Microwave • Washer/Dryer • DVD Player
"Overall our vacation was flawless and a great experience. Before mentioning the rental, here are some travel tips: 1. Be prepared to get in slow motion mode. Nothing happens quickly here. 2. Most stores are closed on Sunday. This includes restaurants,..."
- Michael Ferrante, Viera, FL USA
(3) Excellent (3 reviews)
North Palmetto Point Bahamas Vacation Rentals - Villa
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North Palmetto Point Villa
6 BR / 7 BA / Sleeps 12 6 12 Min stay varies
Villa / 6 Bedrooms / Sleeps 12
6 bedrooms 7 bathrooms Sleeps 12
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
Gregory Town Bahamas Vacation Rentals - Apartment
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Gregory Town Apartment
1 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 2 1 2 3 night min stay
Apartment / 1 Bedroom / Sleeps 2
1 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 2
High Speed Internet • TV (Antenna) • Washer/Dryer
Harbour Island Bahamas Vacation Rentals - Home
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Harbour Island Home - 3.4 mi away
3 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 7 night min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Air Conditioning • TV (Cable/Satellite)
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About Eleuthera

Eleuthera, Bahamas Travel Tips

Eleuthera, Bahamas, is a long, beautiful island featuring the best of two worlds: an Atlantic Ocean shore combined with the serene Caribbean Sea shore known as the Exuma Sound. Eleuthera features stunning pink-sand beaches, clear and turquoise waters, and areas perfect for surfing and snorkeling. Eleuthera vacation rentals are the #1 choice of many families who want to get the most out of their Bahamas vacation. Eleuthera house rentals are perfect for large families who need a little more space, while Eleuthera villa rentals are great for smaller groups. Eleuthera rentals leased by owner offer comfort, privacy, and freedom, similar to your own home. Remember that Eleuthera, Bahamas, rentals are very popular, so they fill up fast! Make sure to book your reservation online in advance to save time and money.
For those interested in Eleuthera, Bahamas, vacation rentals, taxis are readily available and can be found at hotels, airports, and docks. Car rental services are recommended for those who would like the most freedom to explore. On the island, biking, walking, and driving golf carts are the preferred way to travel. Bicycles and golf carts are available for rent through many local businesses.

Beaches and Nature

Eleuthera is known as a paradise island and features many picturesque, tranquil beaches. Tourists staying in nearby Eleuthera rentals will have a wonderful time exploring the different beaches in the area.
  • French Leave Beach: This pink-sand beach is great for families who enjoy a quiet, peaceful getaway.
  • Lighthouse Beach is another beach with pink sands and crystal-clear water. This secluded beach offers beautiful views and great opportunities for snorkeling.
  • Glass Window Bridge: This natural rock formation is the meeting place of the Atlantic and Caribbean oceans. Stand on the bridge and take in the stunning view of two oceans (with several different shades of blue!)
  • Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve: This nature preserve is the perfect way to get to know the flora and fauna of Eleuthera.

Things to Do

Besides relaxing on the beach, there are many things for active families to do on Eleuthera. Vacation rentals allow families to make the most out of their vacation by living right in the middle of the action. Here are a few of the best local activities:
  • Horseback Riding on the island of Eleuthera is sure to be a breathtaking experience for the whole family! Travel through beautiful nature trails and explore the beach on horseback.
  • Water-Based Tours are a great way to spend your time on Eleuthera. Go diving, snorkeling, fishing, and much more.
  • Kayaking is wonderful in the Bahamas! Eleuthera’s clear water makes kayaking a fun, unique experience. You can explore the reef without needing to snorkel!

Fun with Kids

Kids will have so much fun exploring the island! The petting zoo is wonderful for children who want to take a break from the water for a day, while surfing lessons are the perfect activity for older kids.
  • Hill-Top Farms Petting Zoo is great for kids who love animals! Stop by the farm and meet goats, cows, chickens, and much more.
  • Surfing Lessons are perfect for families with older children! There are many reputable local companies that offer professional lessons for the whole family.


The Bahamas is home to many fun annual festivals, and Eleuthera is no exception. The Pineapple Festival and Deep Creek Conch Fest are two events that are beloved by locals and tourists alike.
  • The Pineapple Festival (June): Eleuthera is known for having some of the best pineapples in the world. Join locals and fellow tourists as they celebrate with a pineapple-eating contest, live entertainment, and much more.
  • Deep Creek Conch Fest (June): Also held in June, this celebration of the Deep Creek settlement is an excellent way to learn more about the local culture. The festival features home cooking, arts and crafts, and live music.

If you're looking for a warm, sunny place to call home for a few days or a few weeks, make Eleuthera, Bahamas, your destination. Choose from a range of Eleuthera vacation homes right on the sea, and get ready to enjoy some seriously relaxing island living.


Eleuthera boasts warm weather year-round. In July and August, temperatures climb to the mid-80s, and in December and January they dip slightly into the 70s. Less than 4 inches of rainfall during most months, but the rainy season arrives in late summer and stays through fall. Eleuthera typically receives 9 inches of rain in October, which could dampen even the most well-planned vacation.


Getting to Eleuthera is part of the fun, whether you arrive by air or by sea. To fly, book a flight to Governor's Harbour International Airport, North Eleuthera International Airport, or Rock Sound International Airport. If you're traveling from nearby Nassau, hop on the daily ferry for a high-speed trip to Eleuthera.
Once you arrive on the island, plan to take a taxi or rent a car to drive between Eleuthera vacation homes and the island's top attractions. If you opt to drive, keep in mind that Eleuthera has just one primary road with no traffic lights that connects the island's north end to the south end.

Things to Do

When you visit Eleuthera, the top item on your list should be doing absolutely nothing. With white and pink sand beaches, views of the sea on all sides, and a leisurely lifestyle, you're bound to want to relax.

Finding a quiet spot to yourself is easy on Eleuthera, especially with so many beaches to choose from. On the island's southern end, don't miss Lighthouse Beach, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Caribbean Sea. This beach boasts miles of rose-colored sand and has plenty of space to soak up some sun, go shelling, and take a dip in the sea. On the north side of the island, be sure to visit Ben Bay Beach, a protected harbor that offers a tranquil destination for families and couples alike.

If you're seeking adventure, you'll find plenty of water sports and diving off the coast of Eleuthera. Explore the stunning reefs just offshore and go scuba diving or shark diving with the experts at Ocean Fox Cotton Bay. If fishing, turtle chasing, or spearfishing is more your speed, plan a day with Fishbone Tours and throw in a beach trip to explore more uncharted territory.


Summer tends to be festival time in Eleuthera, and the Pineapple Festival kicks off the season in style. Participate in pineapple-themed sports, check out the pineapple cooking contest, cheer on the pineapple eating contest, and try a pineapple beverage or two at this multi-day party in Gregory Town. At the end of the season, party at the Goombay Summer Festival with dozens of musical acts, cultural events, and even a grand concert.

No matter when you plan your visit to Eleuthera, you'll find the ideal balance of relaxation, adventure, and fun. Book your choice of Eleuthera vacation homes and enjoy a slice of local life on this island in the Bahamas.