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Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House & Annex, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 6 or 10-12)

The Mermaid House is located roughly 5 miles from George Town and 5 minutes by car from the airport. The House overlooks one of the most beautiful beaches in Great Exuma and has a gorgeous view of Exuma Sound and the surrounding islands.

The Main House has 2000 square feet of centrally air-conditioned living space with a 1000-square-foot wrap around deck that is partially covered, and with Scandinavian interior decor. It has three bedrooms, two and half bathrooms, and two out door showers. The house sleeps six people, it has king-sized beds in all three rooms, and towels and linens are provided. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the latest appliances, there are laundry facilities available, and an entertainment center is provided for those of you that are getting too much sun and fresh air. The ANNEX has 600 sq.f. with 2 bedrooms and a bathroom also with washer/dryer. On top of this building there is a 780 sq.f. fabulous topdeck with a fantastic view.

So come relax, kick back, have a Bahama Mama, and enjoy a stay in Paradise!

Keywords: House, paradise, fantastic beach and view

More Details

Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 January, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in George Town in Exuma

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Beachfront
  • waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Toilet and sink in the laundry room plus 2 outdoor showers
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , The guest bed is also a kingsize bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , The beds can be pulled together.
  • King size beds (4), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Wood Decking
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
DSL for the internet, WIFI in both houses, Garden Furniture, Sun beds, beach chairs, 2 twin sea kayaks, 2 paddle boards for free


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Holland, Michigan, USA

Mermaid House Exceeds Expectations

  • 5 of 5

From the outset, renting Mermaid House was a delightful transaction. Communication with the owners and the housekeeper was clear, enjoyable, and extremely helpful. The house is very generously equipped (high kudos for the kitchen) and furnished, going above and beyond what their website may include. For example: original art, telescope, current DVD's, intriguing books, floaties that stay inflated, enough plates, glasses, and silverware to entertain half the island. The property is very clean and well maintained. The floor plan affords a lot of privacy between bedrooms, with all of them opening onto a gorgeous wrap-around deck. There is ample seating for lounging, dining and sunning. (I'm always perplexed by rentals that offer more bed space than chairs! Not this one!) I noticed a crib and a toddler bed in the house. The view is gorgeous and the beach is great for swimming and walking (particularly at low tide). Within 15-20 minutes of the house is another beach (Cocoplum) with lazy wave action and depths allowing one to wade, seemingly, for miles. Renting a boat and visiting nearby cays is highly recommended and easy for even novice boaters. Food selection is a bit limited on the island, so you may want to bring some favorite items from home. Restaurant menu offerings are similar to one another and somewhat limited--a concession to make for a beautiful, unspoiled, moderately developed local. (We tried to eat at locally-owned establishments so this comment reflects no experience with the restaurant offerings at the Four Seasons.) The owners and housekeeper are determined to assist in making your stay delightful, and the people of Exuma are welcoming, friendly, and helpful. At your request, a bottle of rum will be waiting on the counter and a package of lobster tails in the refrigerator. We hope to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2008
  • Date of Stay: November 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Being the owners of the Mermaid House, we are certainly -VERY pleased to read this "Review". Thank you very much for all the nice words - and for taking your time. We really appreciate it. We will constantly keep up the standard for the house, so it also in the future will be the most wonderful spot in a little corner of Paradise. We certainly hope, we will be able to welcome you back one day. Thank you.
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The Mermaid House is paradise

  • 5 of 5

I recently stayed at the Mermaid House with a large group of family members. The house is amazing and well cared for by Janice. It had more than enough supplies and great views. My family had a wonderful time in paradise and we can’t wait to return to the Mermaid House.

Thank you Anders & Anne for sharing your peace of paradise with my family.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU ever so much for your kind words. We are so pleased to hear, that you and the family had a wonderful vacation in the Mermaid House and we appreciate very much, that you have taken the time for writing this review and for mentioning that you would like to come back. We can always "feel", when we have "nice guests" in the house, so we will be looking forward to welcome you back one day. We feel so lucky that we have found this little corner of Paradise in Exuma with a very kind and helpful population and we are most happy to share it with you. Thank you again from Anders & Anne-Grete Hvass
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A wonderful holiday in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Our multi generation family has recently returned from holidaying in beautiful Exuma. We have rented world wide and staying at Mermaid House was one of our best experiences. The pictures do not do it justice..The house is situated on the best part of Tar Bay. Fabulous white sand with not a stone to be found on the ocean floor. Gorgeous sunrises from the deck (or your bed if you have one of the two front bedrooms. )Kitchen has enough cutlery/dishes/glasses for the entire island. There is Apple Tv, DVD's and Wii to play. (our 5 yr old grandson had to bowl every night before dinner!). The Annex is newer and is clean and bright (altho no ocean views). The top deck provides gorgeous views (at this time of yr best at sunset as too hot during the day!). The teak outside furniture is plentiful on the deck and there are loungers and beach chairs for the beach. Tons of beach toys for kids (as well kiddie bed/high chairs/pottie if needed). A highlight for our family was the outdoor shower. Never used the indoor! Jeniece is there to help with any needs and local stores have more than enough supplies. We enjoyed Prime Island Meats which is 4 mins down the road and will take Credit card with no surcharge.

But it is the water...that glorious blue water and the miles of beach to walk which is the main draw. Go to Exuma and enjoy Mermaid House. You won't be disappointed

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU very much for taking your time to write this review. We appreciate this very much. We are also happy to learn, that you and your family have had a wonderful vacation in beautiful Exuma and that you have enjoyed our little "corner of Paradise". We also appreciate that you mention all the amenities, we have furnished the house with. We have tried to think of what to do to make our guests stay as comfortable as possible. And therefore also we have bought the two seakayaks and the two paddleboards for free disposal for our guests. We have really many returners to the Mermaid House, and we certainly hope, we also can welcome you back one day. Again, thank you very much for your time and thoughtful comments. Warm greetings from Denmark.
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Edmonton Canada

Mermaid House

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Mermaid House for two weeks. We couldn't have had a more beautiful place to stay. There were 9 adults and 3 children. Jeneice was fantastic. Everything we expected and more. I would recommend it in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Just back from Paradise, we see your review. THANK YOU ever so much for your kind words. We really appreciate this and are happy, that you have had a wonderful time in our little corner of Paradise. We certainly hope, we can welcome you back one day. Warm greetings from Anders & Anne-Grete Hvass, Mermaid House
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Hanson, Massachusetts

Just as beautiful as it looks

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Mermaid House this past April. The house is absolutely beautiful and very comfortable. We could not believe the attention to detail. It is obvious that the owners have put great thought into all of the amenities (and believe me, there are MANY) that would make for a wonderful stay. They were also very friendly and made the rental process easy.

The house really is on the perfect part of Tar Bay!! The beach is fantastic and has powdery sand. The color of the water was almost shocking every time I turned around and looked out through the many sliders.

We loved the Mermaid House and can't wait until we are able to return. It really is a little piece of heaven here on earth!

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2012
  • Date of Stay: April 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Jersey

Mermaid House Exuma Review

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were looking for a quite place to spend our 20th wedding anniversary, we have been all over the Caribbean, Mexico and Belize so we were not sure where to go until I came upon the Mermaid House located on Exuma. As I sure you will agree the house and island is great, we enjoyed the daily happy hour at the house as well as many of the fine places to eat and hang out (Augusta Bay, Chat and Chill and Catch a Fire). we also had a few good offsite activities as well we enjoyed diving the blue hole with Dive Exuma, we also had a full day with Captain Greg, got to feed the iguanas, see the swimming pigs and walk along and explore several bueatful beaches and Sand bars. I highly recommend having Jeniece whip up dinner one night we had her do it for us Lobster, Rice Bean, Slaw Salad and Mahi Mahi all were outstanding, she is also a handy crafts person as well, we were able to do bit of shopping here in the house for the folks back home.

Absolute privacy peace and quite, great people, great weather.

All in all a great trip, the owners were a pleasure to deal with as well.we plan to return.

Ken and Ann


  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2011
  • Date of Stay: June 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ken and Ann. Thank you so much for your very kind review. Anders and I are pleased to hear that you have had a lovely vacation in Paradise. It is interesting to learn about your favorite places. Yes, Jeneice is wonderful and as you probably have read in our guestbooks, you are not the only guests, who have had a great dinner prepared by Jeneice. She is good at cooking, has a great knowledge about her island and she is very helpful, so if the guests want her to do some shopping before arrival, maybe get some fresh fish, she will love to arrange it. We always ask her to arrange for a lobster, we can prepare the first evening and say "welcome home" to each other. - And as you mention the people in Exuma are very nice - and the nature - the water around Exuma - is outstanding - and breathtaking! Thank you again for taking your time to do this review, we really appreciate it, and we will be looking forward to welcome you back one day to the Mermaid House - to a little corner of Paradise. All the best Anders & Anne-Grete Hvass www.mermaidhouse.info
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Fishing and snorkeling, bonefishing etc.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in George Town, Bahamas

Rental Basis:
per property
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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £179.22

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. USD 4,000.- is for the main house.
With annex it is USD 5,000.-/week (Christmas/New Year: 4,500.-/5,500.-)

Please contact to make payment.

Cancellation Policy: If cancel. is made more than 75 days prior to arrival date - you will have your payment back, apart from an administration fee of USD 200.- - Any later cancel. will result in forfeiture of the entire rent. The owners are obliged to do their best to get other tenants to take over the period. If so, the tenants will get money back exc. 500USD.

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.