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North Palmetto Point on the Atlantic Ocean 2 br. 2 ba

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

2BR/2BA North Palmetto Point

Two-Bedroom 2 bath Luxury Villa is located in North Palmetto Point on Banks Road Eleuthera Bahamas. Villa overlooks the Atlantic Ocean has on the dune deck 7 steps to beach

Spectacular view's of the Atlantic Ocean and Sunrise

Many evenings you can view the Cruise Ships sailing by to unknown destinations. From front porch as it faces the Atlantic Ocean .

The rear has a deck overlooking Lake , has abundant waterfowl making for the ideal spot for your morning coffee or dinning

. Full Kitchen that will make the Gourmet Cook right at home.

Split System Air Conditioning in each room

Hi speed Washer and Dryer, Iron and Board, All Linens, Dishwasher, Microwave, Ice maker, Blender, TV, DVD and VCR, CD Player, Hair dryer in both bathrooms Games, Books, Beach Towels, Beach Chairs. Large Decks abound the villa with Lounge Chairs and Gas Grill provided for your use.

Internet Hot spot service through cell phone we leave for you use..

it's a pay as you go type cell ( apple phone)

Top Quality King Size Pillow Top Bed in Master Bedroom.

Guest bedroom also has King Size bed that can be made into a 2 Twins if needed

Additional air bed matress ( for total of 5 guests if needed For child )

Arrivals & Departures: Arrival & Departures Days ( Changeover Days ) are flexible.

Ocean Kayak available ( 2 seater ) from outside vendors and is additional cost

( contact owners direct for kayak)

View our website by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.

palmettosunsise . com

More Details

Ken and Adele Holtermann
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 May, 2018

About Ken and Adele Holtermann

We are a retired couple from New Jersey and have been traveling to Eleuthera for over 14 years

We feel in love with the island its wonderful people and of course the great beaches.

Eleuthera was the place for us to retire so we decided to have Palmetto Sunrise Villa built in 2005

We live in residence for6 months or more a year

The home is well maintained

Ken and Adele Holtermann purchased this villa in 2005

Why Ken and Adele Holtermann chose Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas

Palmetto Sunrise Villa we had built in 2005

The Villa was designed by owner and built by Whels Construction in North Palmetto Point;

Our beach cottage was designed by Owner & local Bahamian workers built the cottage in 2007.

A true Bahimian Style Cottage

What makes this villa unique

Private and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

The Villa has many decks around the home and also a Dune deck that is right at the waters edge with 7 steps down to beach


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas on Central Eleuthera

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Bath with Shower
    Guest Bathroom - Shower Enclosure
    outdoor shower - Outdoor Shower , outdoor shower also.
  • Master Bath has both Shower and large sit down Tub. Guest bath has shower only and both bathrooms have wall mounted hair dryers. Outside shower. also in rear of villa
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Can make into 2 twin
  • Guest bedroom being able to make King into 2 Twins if needed.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
2 seat Ocean Kayak Avaliable from outside vender


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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North Palmetto Point on the Atlantic Ocean 2 br. 2 ba
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews

Everything you need

  • 5 of 5

The property was well equipped for anything you will need . Having a washing machine to use was a big plus for us .

Beach is very quiet and no public access made it great . Ten bay is so close so when the winds picked up a short drive to the other side of island and we were able to still enjoy the beach .

I would recommend to a couple or a group of 4 .

  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your comments Ken & Adele.
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  • 5 of 5

Our week at Palmetto Sunrise was absolute perfection. The villa is exactly as it appeared in the photos . It was beautiful, comfortable and perfectly located for exploring the island. We can't wait to go back! We fell in love with Eleuthera and Palmetto Sunrise.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words We are very pleased you took the time to leave your comments Our pleasure having you and your family stay at our island home. We do hope you return to Eleuthera soon and hopefully we see you staying once again with us Kindly... Ken & Adele
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  • 1 of 5

I'm staying in Palmetto Sunrise Villa from from 07/28 to 08/12

Our experience WAS TERRIBLE !...

The owner Ken , don't assist us in our misadventure..

He deliberately forget to advise that there are no cartel to arrive at villa and there is 1 miles of dirty road to arrive there ... in the evening is absolutely dark and dangerous !

When we arrive in villa, nobody is there to wait us, the key under the mat.. the door was difectous and don't open ... we take 20 minutes to open... when we open the door, we look immediately 4 cockroaches !!

Internet is too slowly..

Sometimes , when we make the shower soapy, stop the water !! Nice experience !

Last day , at 04 p.m. the power is stopped, i call Sue, the caretaker, but she told me, that is a problem of all zone, but she guarantee me that the power come back in an hour , NO TRUE !

We dont't sleep any seconds last night.. totally dark, no air conditioned (at least 40 degrees Celsius) , at 04 a.m., in totally dark, we go away from villa to the airport ... NOBODY HELP US !!

The owner knows this problem of power and waters, but He prefer don't invest money to buy POWER GENERATOR !! crazy for LUXURY VILLA !!

If you found helping in this zone, there is nobody, it's totally isolated !!

The beach in front of villa, you cannot swim because there are rocks... you must take the car, and go in another beach (the picture on advertising don't show this)

I have read the comments of other tenats, they all look happy, but i think that is not true, i speak on site with another tenant, and he told me the same problem that i have..

BE CAREFUL ... don't go there.. safe yourself !

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very sorry this person was not pleased with our entrance road and the few coral rocky spots on the beach. This guest was from Italy and maybe is used to someone waiting on him on holiday ? We apologize that the power went down at certain times durning his stay We have no control over Bahamas electric issues and in our lease it clearly states there is a possibility that there can be issues with electric from time to time we have no control over and is usually fixed in a short period of time buy electric company We also do not have someone waiting for a guest upon arrival We supply arriving guests with driving directions from airport and full instructions on key location This guest threated to take legal action for weather issues and electric issues etc Honestly we do believe we did out best to make our guest as comfortable as possible Caretaker went to the home to explain electric issue was island wide Our take on this is that maybe the guest was expecting a little more than was to be with the rental of a private home in Eleuthera . Guest wanted us to pay him a 500 fee not to post this feedback. We offer you our home that we take much pride in as its only 8 years old. We hopefully believe future guests will see that this post by this guest was an attempt to disgrace us.those who have been to Eleuthera before and have rented homes in our area know that none of the homeowners have backup generators Quite frankly I don't think that even a generator would have made this guest happy who should have asked more questions and did more homework of the island and asked more questions about the home and beach . Our beach is the same as all the properties on the North Palmetto Point Atlantic side. There are areas of coral but plenty of spots to enter the ocean along with a nice cove just a mere 200 yards south of the deck on the dune. This is by far a very nasty post by this guest and reflects his true intentions to hold us at bay to pay him 500 dollars not to post a bad review. Ken and Adele Holtermann. owners
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A Villa and Cottage you could live in!

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful, centrally located and extremely well equipped property. We rented both the Villa and the Cottage for our family and had more than enough space (and internet) to spend a wonderful week together, without drama! Numerous great beaches, restaurants and sites within easy driving distance. A beautiful beach right in front of the Cottage. We bought local fish and cooked in several nights. Several well stocked markets/bakeries (including organic farms) within an easy drive. The Villa kitchen is like you would expect at home and with all the space and cooking/serving pieces you will ever need. Snorkeling and beach gear included. Next time we go, we will cut our luggage and gear in half!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you.... A pleasure to have had such a nice family stay with us... Ken & Adele.
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Palmetto Sunrise couldn’t have been a more perfect

  • 5 of 5

Built as a vacation home for the owners, with a wonderfully outfitted kitchen, and an astounding view of sunrise over the Atlantic from the front deck, which wraps around to the rear with dramatic sunset view. An added bonus was having Ken, the owner, unexpectedly on the island (staying with friends since we were in his house). He was a fabulous host, and a hell of a lot of fun too! The villa is located on Palmetto Point, about the middle of the island, just a ten minute ride to Governors Harbor, a lovely village (the second largest, but still tiny) where fishermen can be found daily around 2:30 pm selling their catch – several varieties of fish and lots of lobsters - to locals, before quickly bringing it to one of the few local small grocers who flash freeze it, so at any time you can purchase delicious fish/lobster.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: January 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A pleasure to have met this couple and shared in their ongoing life's adventure of traveling the old after selling their home in Boston.... Fun couple as well as Merle and Steves sister and brother in law who came and spent a week with them So happy they found the island more than they expected and hope to have them come again once the settle in Still traveling you can catch their blog about their travels at this link below ..Thanks. Ken http://merlesteveadventure.blogspot.com/2015/03/the-island-of-eleuthera-bahamas-and-new.html
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Well-maintained home

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a one-week stay at Palmetto Sunrise and can happily recommend it to anyone. This is a very well-maintained home in very good condition. The owners have thought of everything. There is a cell phone with local service for you to use; there was gas in the grill's tank; and descriptions of beaches and local restaurants. Perhaps best of all, their housekeeper was available on call to answer questions, etc. One day we lost air conditioning in a bedroom and the housekeeper arranged to have it fixed right away. We were back and running in a short period of time. One note: While this house has good views and its elevation means there is generally always a nice breeze, this is not an oceanfront property. The owners do own the oceanfront land across the road, however, where there is a deck and oceanfront access you can use.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank for the very nice review of out home Pierce, In response to your point on " one note" As you can see on our ad we do not say the home sets directly on the water as is the case with our other rental The Pink Sand Cottage. Clearly out home sets on a small rise overlooking the Ocean and has a 100 ft walks to the separate dune deck that has two lounge chairs The Villa is 100 feet from the front of our front door to the beach deck You walk down the steps of the villa and cross over the non traveled sandy beach access road that dead ends just past us to the beach deck. This is in response to anyone thinking that our villa sets right on the water It is ocean front with a good view of the ocean from out Villa decks and just a short 100 feet walk to the deck right on the water. We Thank you Ken & Adele owners
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Governor's Harbour. (GHB)
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Unique Village Reesort
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
North Eleuthera ( ELH)
Car: recommended

Palmetto Sunrise is a 2 Br 2 BA luxury vacation villa in North Palmetto Point in Central Eleuthera set on a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

The villa front porch is 100 feet to its own dune deck right on the Ocean

Located in very desirable section of North Palmetto Point on the Banks Road.

It is the perfect for vacation rental for sun worshipers, beach bums and ocean lovers.


You will often find you will be the only ones on the beach for miles

The Villa beach offers excellent snorkeling with the easily accessible off shore reefs.

Our beach runs for miles in either direction and is very quiet

A very romantic getaway!

Other Activities: 2 seat ocean Kayak & Bike available

WiFi Internet *

Nearby Tennis Court

* internet is via 3/4 G service via betelco phone

An Apple cell phone we leave for you to use on island as well as


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa on Governor's Harbour, The Bahamas, Bahamas

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Standard Rates 2018
3 Feb 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
Christmas /wks 17/18
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

refundable security depo £222.78
Departure Cleaning £74.26
Refundable Damage Deposit £222.78

Our rates are 1695 for 2 guests & 1795 for up to 4 guests ( all reservations are 5 to 7 nights same rate )
Holiday rates 1995 for 2 guests. & 2195.00 for up to 4 guests ( all reservations are 5 to 7 nights same roster)

*Daily rate $350.00 for 2 guests ( min stay 5 nights when available. Check with owners)

No Pets

Rates subject to change.

Refundable security deposit of $ 300.00 ( US funds)
Cancellation Policy:*

( * Fully explained in rental agreem

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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