4 reviews

1 / 37 The Sunrise Coffee Porch with water view of Tilloo Cut.



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Description from owner

Wraparound decks on two floors surround this amazing home with views of the ocean, Tilloo cut, and the Sea of Abaco.

At night the fresnel lens of the candy stripe lighthouse winks its romance. Master sleep (2), King Bed. Flip-flop room sleeps (2) in Gueen Bed. Surfer bedroom sleeps (2) in twin beds. Internet, Cable TV, and stereo, full kitchen, BBQ Grill on rear deck. The yard is awash with butterflies and hummingbirds, and the coffee porch is not to be missed. A short walk down the hill is fabulous Tahiti Beach, and your private dock for boat up to 30 feet. Nearby, Garbonzo Reef on the oceanside awaits the surfer. Transportation on the island is by rental golfcart, or rental boat, with restaurants vehicles to transport you to and from the best dining, just minutes away.

Deep Sea charters, Scuba Trips, and a wonderful shopping experience await you in Hopetown, just a short golfcart ride away. Climb to the top of Hopetown Lighthouse, over 130 years old. Cruise your rental boat to nearby Man-O-War Cay, Guana, or Little Harbor. Email reliabletow at earthlinkdot net or call us for more info and pics.

Beds: 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 2 Twin Beds, 1 Sofa Bed

TripAdvisor Property ID: 4823780

About the area

Elbow Cay, Hopetown, is the central island of the Sea of Abaco, in the Northeastern corner of the Bahamas. It most resembles Bermuda in scenery and charm. Each neighboring island is different and unique, but only on Elbow Cay will you find soap box derbies, golf cart roads from end to end, and an abundance of wonderful restaurants. Elbow Cay is 6 plus miles in length, a half mile or so wide, and at its North end nestles the town of Hopetown, tracing its heritage to Colonial days, with many quaint streets and shops. Ferries to nearby islands including Marsh Harbor arrive and depart hourly from two government docks. On the South end of Elbow Cay lies Tahiti Beach, perhaps the most beautiful beach in the Bahamas, with shallow safe swimming or snorkelling, and shelling galore. The East side of Elbow Cay boasts several surfing beaches, and restaurants placed the hilltops for your dining experience. Elbow Cay is bordered by Man-O-War Cay to the North, Lubbers Quarters to the West, and Tilloo to the South. It is a 20 minute ferry ride from Marsh Harbor. Four grocery stores and two liquor stores are conveniently located on Elbow Cay. There are coffee shops, ice cream stores, four churches, and numerous activities.

Owner profile

Jerry S.
Years listed:

Languages spoken: English



  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • High Speed Internet
  • Linen provided
  • Parking Included
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Sea view


  • Ceiling Fans
  • DVD player
  • Iron
  • CD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Video player


  • Cycling Trips
  • Fishing
  • Water sports
  • Horse riding

Reviews (4)

Excellent – based on 4 reviews Excellent
4 reviews

“Tahiti Hai, Elbow Cay Bahamas”

Reviewed 1 Jun 2015

Nice property, great location! Tahiti Beach and private dock are within a three minute walk. Property is well-appointed and generally well-maintained. Three adult couples enjoyed the ample communal areas and the private sleeping accommodations, too. Suggestions would be to upgrade the Dining Room table, upgrade chairs on upper patio and upgrade the TV. We would highly recommend this property and would welcome an opportunity to return. Hopetown and its people are extraordinarily warm and friendly!

Owner's reply: So glad you enjoyed your stay at our favorite place in the world. Thank you for the suggestions, as we continually like to upgrade the property. 8/25/15: We arrived on August 3rd, for the special feeling that is Summertime at Tahiti Hai. We are here for two months with a list chores to accomplish, and thank you for your suggestions.

“Tahiti Hai - AWESOME”

Reviewed 29 Jul 2014

Our family of four (girls are 15 and 12) had a most enjoyable stay at Tahiti Hai. It is a terrific place for 2 people or for a family of up to 6 (comfortably) to escape for the week and unplug from the rigors of the mainland (although they do have WiFi and satellite TV!) The home was charming, bright and clean with plenty of space for all to spread out. The shabby chic living room with an oversized sofa and seagrass chairs was stylish and comfortable. The nice large dining room table was perfect for a dinner party and board games with friends. The gas grill was a plus! Morning coffee or sunset cocktails up on the widow's watch is a must and don't forget the stargazing, too! Our youngest daughter slept in the "birds nest" loft and loved it! The outdoor shower and foot spray kept "the beach" outside. Close proximity to Tahiti Beach/Dock made it great for walks, shell collecting, lots of boating and frequent turtle sightings. Thank you for opening up your home to us; we WILL be back!

Owner's reply: Thank you for your comments about Tahiti Hai, Jerry and Cheryl Smith

“Perfect Spot on Elbow Cay”

Reviewed 29 Mar 2013

This is the perfect 2 bed 2 bath home base to explore and relax on Elbow Cay. It is not a new huge brightly colored home that have popped up on the island in the last decade or so. So if that is important to you look elswhere. But, if you want a fun home with a dock, a private 2 level beach with shallow water to swim in with lots of sting rays, fish and starfish this is the place. It is a great home for families with kids of all ages, but is especially good for small children (2-5). The place comfortably would sleep 5 adults. The views of the Sea of Abaco from the large deck are insane. The house is well stocked with cooking items and spices. The Direct TV was nice. We did find some fishing poles but they were not advertised with the house so ask about them so you can fish from the dock. It is also really, and i mean really close to Tahiti beach. Cracker P's is a almost a straight shot across on Lubbers. The place is about a 15 minute golf cart ride to Hopetown. Short ride to Sea Spray Marina and Abaco Inn. the food at Sea Spray is pretty good and the Abaco Inn has a nice bar and the food has really improved since my last visit. They hooked us up with a boat rental company and also rented the golf cart for us which was nice. Had an 18 foot Albury boat, which for 4 was the perfect size for getting out on the Sea of Abaco and crusing around.

Owner's reply: These folks were great, and we appreciate having a fine review. Please be advised that Tahiti Hai is 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, plus a loft bed with a half bath. We are happy to report that Tahiti Hai is renting regularly, and has a great percentage of repeat customers. Thank You, Ryan Busci.

“Tahiti Hai vacation!”

Reviewed 17 Apr 2012

We were very comfortable at this property and would definitely come back some day. The rooms were clean and very spacious. The kitchen was well equipped with appliances, utensils, space, and even the zip lock bags and paper towels. The rap around porches on both levels are well maintained and functional. The upstairs 360 degree observation deck is one of the highest points on the island and allows extremely awesome views morning and evening.

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