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Mosquito city!

We stopped here while in Little Exuma. We got out of the car and were eaten alive even with bug... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Elizabeth S
Incredibly Difficult

It was impossible to get into this site for us. We found it but you should literally be wearing... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
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This ruined cotton plantation serves as a striking reminder of the island's colonial past.
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We stopped here while in Little Exuma. We got out of the car and were eaten alive even with bug spray! The mosquitos were vicious. We only lasted about two minutes before leaving. Unfortunately, didn't see the view or anything else.

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

It was impossible to get into this site for us. We found it but you should literally be wearing long pants and closed toe shoes to get to it - and then you'd be roasting hot! Not sure it's worth trying. I have a feeling...More

1  Thank WorldieTravels
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We eventually found the ruins on Little Exuma a short drive beyond Santanna's bar and grill. From Georgetown keep driving south until you pass Santanna's (30 mins) and look out for the Blue Bahamas Heritage sign. If you're driving south, you should turn off to...More

1  Thank KR_UK84
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We got a bit disappointed by the location as it was almost impossible to explore the place due to the bushes. We didn't get to see around.

1  Thank Alize S
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I remember visiting the island as a child and coming to see the plantation ruins. This is such an amazing part of history to not make the trip to the tip of Exuma to witness. I can't remember if this is on Little Exuma or...More

2  Thank kyliemauer
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I basically drove with my family all over Exuma, and one day we drove as far south as we possibly could. On the way back we stopped here at the Bowe Family Plantation. It was easy to spot, I believe there was a Historical Marker...More

3  Thank BZimm08
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Took at tour around Great Exuma and this was one of the stops. Really enjoyed learning about the history of the island

2  Thank Adeyemi O
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Really interesting to see these buildings and to try to imagine the layouts and uses of rooms. Interesting where the ruins are sited in relation to the countryside.

3  Thank Kym B
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This was much more interesting than we expected. The old house were in ruins but you could walk through and explore; there was so much stuff that I could have taken home. The place has been left to the goats but it was fantastic to...More

1  Thank Brunei110
Reviewed 2 June 2015

this former cotton plantation lies in ruins, though in its remains, one can achieve a clear picture of the structural arrangement of the house, including the kitchen and the slave quarters. Interesting visit!

3  Thank Kamal242
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