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Halcyon Sky cottage private but near everything

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
George Town, Great Exuma, Out Islands, Bahamas
Secluded but centrally located, Halcyon Sky Cottage is a 1-minute walk to the beach and an 8-minute walk to Georgetown, shops, restaurants, boat rental, straw market and water taxi to the outlying islands. An equally short walk in the opposite direction takes you to more hotels, restaurants, car rental and an area known as the 'Fish Fry', a group of quaint local 'shack' restaurants built by the seashore and waiting to serve you tasty Bahamian food.

Sky cottage is specifically designed to accommodate guests visiting Halcyon, Rosemary Minns' Exuma home. On a hilltop amidst an acre of garden carved out of island bush, Halcyon is part of a family estate originally granted by King George III to Loyalists in 1785 after the American War of Independence. The location has spectacular views of Elizabeth Harbour, favorite h...
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rosemary/ Monica m
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Words will never describe our vacation in Exuma! Our place was perfect and Mrs.Rosemary Minns was an absolute delight. She was more than helpful during our stay and just the kindest person you will ever meet. Her cottage was in the perfect location for us...More

1  Thank newbrunswicktraveler
Management response:Responded 1 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking such good care of Pookie while you were here. We look forward seeing you agsin in the future. It was a great pleasure to have you stay at the Sky cottage.

Reviewed 10 August 2017

We went to Exuma for our honeymoon and felt like we hit the jackpot staying at the Halcyon Sky Cottage. It is in the perfect location to get to great beaches and restaurants, has an unbelievable view, and is so private! We were so close...More

2  Thank Sunshine668798
Management response:Responded 11 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Halcyon Sky Cottage - and for saying so many nice things about it! I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay here, and that I can look forward to seeing you again one day. Hope it's soon! Rosemary.

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Wow, this Halcyon garden home was perfect in every way!! Super clean, great location, lovely decor & packed with extra amenities. Location: Absolutely perfect! Conveniently located close to the airport, Georgetown & the water taxi. Very close to Jolly Hall beach (one of the best)....More

2  Thank JoshuaHayesHB
Management response:Responded 13 April 2017

Joshua and Kristen, Thank you for coming to Exuma, for staying at my place, and thank you for your thorough, considerate review! I know others will be glad you took the time to write about your experience with Halcyon Garden Cottage - I certainly am....More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
The accommodation is centrally located on a hill one-minute's walk away from the beach, overlooking spectacular Elizabeth Harbour. It is a 6-minute's walk from Georgetown, hotels, restaurants, food stores, shops, straw market, boat rentals, water taxi dock and beaches. The unit is in the detached guest wing of Halcyon, the owner's home, on a private road, Sandy's Hill, in the 215-acre family estate now covered in native vegetation. Although easy to find the unit is completely private with its own entrance and has a 300 sq. ft. open deck. There is ample parking for cars but a car is not really necessary if you like to walk, as it is within easy distance of most local shopping, eating and entertainment. Exuma is famous for its beaches, the beauty of its crystalline waters and small cays (pronounced 'keys'). There are many tours and water sports available, for example, jet skiing, kayaking, sailing, small open boat rental for exploring the harbor, trips down the Exuma Cays to see the beauty of the islands and experience ' 007 Thunderball Cave' (a cave with entrance under the sea), swimming pigs, endangered Exuma iguanas, castaway camping or day picnics, scuba diving, snorkeling, wind surfing, kite boarding, paddle boarding, to name a few..
Getting around
The cottage is within walking distance to town and the beach. It is essential to rent a car for a few days if you want to go and explore the Island and the beautiful beaches.
How to get there
Flights to Exuma start from Miami with American Airlines, Ft Lauderdale with Silver Airways, Atlanta with Delta, Toronto with Air Canada, Nassau with several daily flights by Sky Bahamas or Bahamasair.
Airport: Exuma International Airport, 15 minutes away: 10.0 km
Ferry: Georgetown public dock, for water taxi and freight boats: 1.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km
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