Anyone looking for a beautiful island resort with wonderful scenic views might like to take a holiday on the islet of Great Guana Cay in the Bahamas. This wonderful place is located in the islands of Abaco and offers many things to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, holiday homes and villas.
Holidaymakers staying at Great Guana Cay will have the pleasure of a lovely sandy beach, which at five and half miles long is one of the longest in the Bahamas. As a result this is a lovely place to relax and soak up the sun and try various watersports such as swimming, snorkelling, surfing, paddle boating and sailing amongst other activities. Excellent fishing can be found in the waters off the Bahamas, where tourists can charter boats and catch various species of fish including long fin tuna. Golf fans can play a few rounds at an excellent 18-hole golf course at Treasure Cay, which can be reached by boat. This is a beautiful area that is well worth exploring and an excellent way to do this is by hiking along the coast and further inland. Visitors to Great Guana Cay will find a few bars and restaurants in the area, where delicious seafood and other local dishes are served. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers can buy food and drink from the local store and market.
Great Guana Cay is a long, narrow islet with some fine attractions including the wonderful wildlife. For example Baker’s Bay is a great place to catch sight of nesting sea turtles as well as sharks and other large fish. The island is also known for its fine loyalist architecture. Whilst here, holidaymakers may like to take a boat trip to Hope Town, which features a red and white striped lighthouse, which is one of the last manual lighthouses in the world.
The temperature here is warm all year round. The warmest month is August with an average high of 90 degrees Fahrenheit and the coolest being January with an average high of 76 degrees Fahrenheit. On average thee driest month is April with slightly less than an inch of rainfall, while November is the wettest with an average of 5.4 inches.
Visitors can fly to Marsh Harbour Airport (MHH) and take a short ferry ride to Great Guana Cay. Flights arrive at Marsh Harbour from the capital of the Bahamas, Nassau (NAS) as well as a few U.S airports including Miami (MIA). Overseas visitors can fly into Miami from Amsterdam (AMS), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Moscow-Domodedovo (DME), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) as well as many other U.S cities.