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Sea Grapes - Water Front Cottage with Fantastic Unobstructed Ocean View

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cozy 2 bed, 2 bath cottage

This cozy 2 bed, 2 bath cottage is ideal for a couple, honeymooners, small families, or friends traveling together. Each bedroom features a queen size bed and each bathroom has walk in shower. The house features inside and outdoor eating for 4.

The porch has amazing ocean views of the Caribbean Sea and will provide breath taking sunset views. A great spot for happy hour, dining, grilling, or just watching the ocean moods.

Beach towels, cooler, snorkel gear, beach umbrella & beach chairs are provided. Rainbow Bay beach is about 6-8 mins walking distance from Sea Grapes.

More Details

Owner
Paul and Ruth Saunders
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 April, 2018

About Paul and Ruth Saunders

After living in Nassau for many years, we visited Rainbow Bay and fell in love with it immediately. We decided that same day to buy property here. It's almost like coming back to our roots, since one of Paul's ancestors was part of the Eleutheran Adventurers, who shipwrecked at Preacher's Cave off the north end of Eleuthera in 1647, and subsequently settled in Harbour Island.

Paul and Ruth Saunders purchased this cottage in 2017

Why Paul and Ruth Saunders chose Rainbow Bay

Amazing Caribbean Ocean views

What makes this cottage unique

Unobstructed Caribbean Ocean views and great proximity to Rainbow Beach

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage on Rainbow Bay on Central Eleuthera

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Sea Grapes - Water Front Cottage with Fantastic Unobstructed Ocean View
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews
LaPorte, Tx
5

Gone 2 days and miss Sea Grapes!

  • 5 of 5

We love Sea Grapes! It made my 40th Birthday the BEST ever! The view is indescribable. We could have stayed in that porch for hours. Everything inside was clean and roomy. There was a cooler, beach chairs, kayak...you name it, it was there. Ruth was easy to work with and responded quickly anytime I had a question about planning. Wish I lived at Sea Grapes - it was hard to leave. Can’t wait to plan our next trip to Eleuthera! And if you’re there, pizza night at Rainbow Inn with High Rock performing is a MUST...best night!!! They are awesome and we’re convinced Jeremiah Sweeting will be famous some day!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Ideal location, charming cottage...we’ll be back!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four from Minnesota (kids ages 11,14) stayed here March 14-19, 2018. It was everything we had hoped for and more!

The layout of the cottage is roomy, the WiFi kept the kids connected, and the ocean view is breathtaking. We took advantage of the kayak provided, grilled lobster we speared, and watched the sunrise every morning.

We also kept busy and visited a number of towns/beaches. The drive to these places was not far, and it’s pretty easy when there’s only one major highway on the island.

Our favorite stops:

Surfers Beach

Gregory Town

Queens Bath

Lighthouse beach (a longer drive, but worth it)

Fish Fry in Governors Harbour

Pizza Night at Rainbow Inn

Spanish Wells (great day trip)

And, of course, Rainbow Bay Beach, just 2 minutes down the road. We went here often. Great snorkeling by the key and great sunsets.

Ruth was always friendly and answered all our questions. We couldn’t ask for a better host.

We’d LOVE to return here and had an amazing vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wisconsin
5

We couldn't have been happier. Best house overall I've rented. Owner was a joy to work with.

  • 5 of 5

I'd like to thank Ruth who was great and had our vacation stay with her a outstanding experience! The house was very clean and the housekeeper a gem

Everything worked and was In great shape. We wanted for nothing. The view out the living room and bedrooms was all sea

It felt like your on a boat. We had troubles with another rental the following week and Ruth was able to take us in between this and another house. The other was for one night only which really helped us out. It was of the same high quality. We would definitely book again. Tv and internet both worked very well.

A kayak for two was fun on rainbow bay which was a three block walk away. It has great roads to walk and the beach to cool off in at rainbow. The outdoor grill made life better with less dishes and cooking smells in the house. It's open on the sea so if the wind is blowing you get a nice breeze. The trash site is close as is the Big Rock store for groceries. James Cistern just a few minutes south. I recommend Kel Ds and LeoRose in JC for great food and drink. To the north a few miles is a nice farm stand just past rainbow inn for another good restaurant/bar.

Good scenery, location,stuff works,and clean. We would like to go back

  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a pleasure to meet you both and so fun to get to know you. You were the perfect guests, going the extra mile - and even assembled my new grill! You're the best, Cherri. I hope I will see you again sometime. Best regards, Ruth
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5

Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

Ruth cares! Many owners use property managers. Not here. She called several times to check on us. Beautiful home, and tremendous view and location. Don't let the resonable pricing fool you. This is a Gem.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a lovely review! It was a pleasure to have you stay in my house. I hope you will be able to come again sometime. Best regards, Ruth
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5

Great property and location!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great property with an incredible view of the Caribbean Sea! The location is perfect - just a short walk from Rainbow Bay beach and very central to many other great beaches and restaurants. The house itself was quiet, clean, and spacious - we had plenty of room for two of us staying there.

The owner, Ruth, was also great - super helpful and accommodating from the moment we booked the house all the way through our stay. She even picked us up at the airport when we had flight issues and our original transportation could no longer make it.

Overall a great little cottage - my only complaint is that we couldn't stay longer!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Andrea. It was a pleasure to meet both of you and to have some time of getting acquainted on the ride from the airport. I hope you will be able to come back for a longer stay soon. Best regards, Ruth
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4

Really sweet house and a great location.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great vacation at Sea Grapes. The owner was really helpful from booking right through to sorting out a few things for us when we arrived. The cottage has a breezy, seaside decor plus a great ocean view - and is literally minutes from the beach. One minor inconvenience - the BBQ did not work. Thank you. We had a lovely, relaxing vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to meet you both and to have you stay in my house. Thank you for letting me know about the grill - I wasn't aware it didn't work. I will try to take care of it ASAP. Best regards, Ruth Update: Problem solved -- I have ordered a new grill to arrive here by end of the week.
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Location

Car: recommended

Pizza Night at Rainbow Restaurant is a great option

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage on Rainbow Bay, Bahamas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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2 night minimum stay
£244
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£721
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £43.04

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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