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5 minutes from Harbour Island!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 874 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Eleuthera's Best Kept Secret

The Palm Tree Cottage is the perfect place for relaxation! We are tucked away in the secluded Whale Point neighbourhood in North Eleuthera which is just a few yards north of the world-famous Glass Window Bridge . By boat we are also 5 minutes south of the prestigious Harbour Island. The cottage is the ultimate getaway for couples, families, or travelers just looking to unwind and enjoy nature. The property is situated on a cove which serves as a nursery for marine life and is teeming with wildlife. From the dock you can observe the many sea turtles, fish, sting rays, and maybe even one of the juvenile sharks! You won’t fully enjoy the surrounding location until you’ve explored the cove via kayak and experience the the wild life swimming beneath you.

The cove is always quiet, calm, and shallow - a stark difference from the Atlantic Ocean, just a few yards across the street. Imagine being able to wake up and have a cup of coffee overlooking the serene shallow waters of the cove, going for a swim, and then walking right across the street and deep sea fishing off the rocks. There is a beach within short walking distance of our private dock or you can make the quick commute to Harbour Island and experience the world-famous Pink Sand Beach.

Harbour Island also has a wide variety of things to do. If you are looking for fine dining, nightlife, or a spa day, Harbour Island has something to offer. Harbour Island also offers SCUBA trips, excursions, and deep sea fishing trips. The ease of accessibility to Harbour Island is definitely an advantage of staying with us. We have so much to offer and look forward to hosting you!

Car rental is mandatory as there is no public transportation or Uber on the island. If interested in boat rental, I can assist in setting that up for guests.

More Details

Owner
Dewitt Pratt
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, dewittpratt@gmail.com
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
7 August, 2018

About Dewitt Pratt

My name is Dewitt Pratt, but you can call me DC. I was born and raised in The Bahamas and reside in Nassau. I am not the owner, but I manage the property for my mother. If you need any help regarding your trip, please do not hesitate to ask!

Why Dewitt Pratt chose North Eleuthera

My father built this cottage years ago after visiting Eleuthera and instantly falling in love the island. He passed away some years ago and this cottage holds many special memories for me. I ask that guests have respect for the property and treat it as it were your own home.

What makes this house unique

This property sits on the mainland Eleuthera, just north of the Glass Window Bridge. The property sits on a shallow, private bay full of marine life and right across the street is the Atlantic Ocean! We are a 5 minute boat ride from Harbour Island and have our very own dock should you wish to order a water taxi or rent a boat for your stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for staying with us and being such wonderful guests! Looking forward to hosting you in the future!
Nov 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on North Eleuthera on The Bahamas

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 874 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The sofa bed in the living room is a queen-sized bed that can sleep 2. Additionally, we have an air mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • marina
  • pond
  • reefs
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

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5 minutes from Harbour Island!
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Durham, NC
5

Scenic, great base for exploring, nice dock

  • 5 of 5

This was a great location for a couple staying four nights and exploring the rustic beauty of the North half of Eleuthera. Dewitt did a great job communicating with us on the check in / out process. Best features: off beaten path (need 4x4), on water w/dock, great WiFi, good water pressure, screened windows, great AC, very quiet, chairs on porch and dock for reading. Sitting on the dock we saw turtles, rays, fish, a small shark and beautiful sunsets. Plenty of linens. There is some good dining within 15 min drive if you don’t want to cook.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jolene you were a pleasure to host. You are welcomed back any time!
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5

Amazing snorkeling!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. On day one, we saw turtles, a nurse shark, a sting ray, and star fish, all from the deck. DC replied to all questions, immediately. Ray took us around for a snorkeling tour, and a trip to Harbor Island. Well worth it.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Massachusetts
5

Another amazing trip to Eleuthera

  • 5 of 5

Dewitt’s cottage was a great place to unwind and relax. This is our 3rd trip to Whale Point/Bottom Harbour part of north Eleuthera. This is a quiet bay where there are lots of turtles and rays that are frequently visiting the dock and beach area all day. We utilized Dewitt’s car which was so convenient. Ray met us at the airport and it was great to see a friendly and familiar face. Ray has been our water taxi drivers during our first 2 trips. We had everything we needed to enjoy our week’s stay. We stopped at the grocery store and liquor store both not far from the airport. We did have a few dining options with Daddy Joes being one and a few on Harbour Island that Ray ferried us to and from. The cottage has a great dock to sit on and relax all day. There is a beach at low tide that you can walk all the way over to The Other Side a new resort. This is about a 15 minute walk. We truly enjoyed our time at Palm Tree Cottage.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This place is incredible! Dewitt could not have been a better host. This vacation was just as we ima

  • 5 of 5

gined it. Very quiet, and peaceful. Swimming with the turtles, kayaking, and reading books on the dock and porch was so much fun. We wouldn't change a thing and can't wait to be there next year.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys are welcomed back anytime
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Location

Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Ocean Tally
Car: necessary

Kayaking in the cove is AMAZING. Watch the turtles, fish and sting rays swim right under you and enjoy the crystal clear water and all it has to offer.

Snorkeling is also a great way to explore the surrounding area. We have snorkel gear for your enjoyment. Once tide is high it is safe to dive off the dock and go for a swim.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house on North Eleuthera, Bahamas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Nightly Rate
24 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,686
for 5 nights
From
£314
£1,600
£5,059
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£824
for 3 nights
From
£235
£1,600
£5,059
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £235.32
Cleaning fee £117.66

There is NO smoking allowed inside the house.
Please dry of before entering the house if you went swimming.
Dock is for guests of The Palm Tree Cottage only.
Please respect the house and treat it with care.
Please do not remove any items from the house.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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