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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island, Abaco Islands, Out Islands, Bahamas

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BrigitteT...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Delightful Beach Cottage”
Reviewed 18 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014
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"On The Rocks" is perhaps the best, low-key beach houses I've stayed in. Full of character and charm, a deck over the water, bbq for the lobster and views from all windows. Loved the artwork and decor. Comfy beds and well equipped kitchen. The wireless internet was a bonus, and the owner extremely helpful and genuinely interested in making our visit the best it could be. Can't recommend it highly enough for a low-key getaway.

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Liked best: Light and airy, felt like we were on the water
Liked least: water pressure was a little low for my liking
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
22 Jan 2015
Dear Brigitte I am glad that it worked out so well for you. The location is certainly ideal for enjoying the Sea of Abaco, its views and the fish.
I hope you come again some time. Regards Christopher
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shrewton
Aussie
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Idylliic Location”
Reviewed 10 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014
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We just had the most wonderful stay at On the Rocks. The location is just perfect, peaceful, stunning water views, swimming off the deck, watching dolphins and casting our fishing line.

Christmas was perfect, we were able to go the to Fish House and pick up lobster to bbq . Just perfect. Well equipped house for a short stay made it all the better and an exceptionally nice owner who called us to ensure we were happily settled. We would highly reccomend "On the Rocks" for the perfect break.

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Liked best: location right on the water and tranquility
Liked least: we wished we could have stayed longer
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
12 Jan 2015
I am so glad that you enjoyed your Christmas at On the Rocks and that you were able to swim so easily off the deck and saw so many fish. The dolphin were a real treat for you.
I hope you come again.
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NorthGeor...
north georgia
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Perfect Cottage, Perfect Location!”
Reviewed 17 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

My daughter and I just returned from a week-long stay at "On the Rocks". From the moment that we entered the cottage, the view captured our full attention! The location on Eastern Shore was so nice, as it is the last house before the gate across the road, secluded, but very close to all conveniences. The house design is great for 2 couples, with a bedroom and bath at each end, with sitting area and kitchen in the middle.
We were only 5-10 minutes by car from the ferry dock, shopping, and restaurants. If we weren't visiting other islands or fishing or diving, we were right on the deck every day. It was so nice to return home to the cottage and do a little fishing, fish-watching, and capturing amazing sunsets.
Thank you, Christopher for all your advice, valuable information about shopping, eating, and how to get everywhere! Your prompt replies made our planning so easy.
We hope to return to this oasis next year!

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Management Response
19 Sep 2014
Dear Karen so glad that you and your daughter enjoyed your week so much with the fishing and diving. The cottage is very convenient for the ferries to the Cays. The deck is always a nice place to relax after a day in the sun. I hope you come back again. Christopher
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David0862
Mt Dora, Fl
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Abaco comfort- on the rocks”
Reviewed 8 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

This home was wonderful. Our family was very comfortable and the location is not only beautiful,( even the closet and laundry have an amazing view) but convenient to all our needs. It is tastefully decorated and this adds to the peaceful island and marine environment.
The homeowner Chris is a true gentleman and very helpful in local tips to make your stay better.

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Management Response
15 Aug 2014
Thank you for your comments David. I am glad that you and your family enjoyed their stay so much.
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Rich C
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Simply Amazing!!”
Reviewed 20 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

My wife and I were only able to stay for 5 days and that was the single biggest mistake we made. On The Rocks is in a perfect location with lots of privacy and amazing views. It is also close to everything so making a quick trip to restaurants, stores or the ferry to the outer islands is easy. Great Abaco Theater was watching the fish right from the deck. With rays, dolphin, angel and lion fish just to name a few we had a great time. We started everyday with a swim right at the house. I would certainly recommend On The Rocks to anyone visiting Great Abaco and look forward to me next and LONGER visit.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Management Response
26 Jun 2014
I am glad that your stay was so enjoyable and we look forward to your return.

Regards Christopher
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