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Cat Nap: An Affordable Home Away from Home

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom 1200 Square Foot Cottage

A new colonial style island cottage with 2 full bedrooms and 2 full baths. Master bedroom features a Queen bed with attached master bathroom. Second bedroom contains 2 twin beds ideal for children, teenagers or friends.

Cottage contains laundry facilities available to guests.

The open living space contains kitchen with appliances, kitchen ware, dinnerware, cups, coffee pot, etc. Dining room and living room offers comfortable seating with views of the Caribbean from each window and the double sliding door. A selection of books, magazines, games and DVDs are available to guests as well.

The large L-shaped deck is ideal for watching sunsets, enjoy cocktails or grilling burgers. This elevated structure maximizes the ocean breezes in the area.

Cat Nap Cottage is a 5 minute drive (or less) away from Hidden Beach, Come n Go Beach, Smugglers Beach and The Rainbow Bay Inn & Restaurant/Bar and about 8mins walking time to Rainbow Bay beach. However, the property is secluded enough with Rainbow Bay to avoid the noise of neighbors or stray dogs.

The cottage has snorkel gear, beach towels, cooler, goggles, kayak, etc available to our guests.

More Details

Owner
Melisa Groff
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

About Melisa Groff

I have decided to share the beauty of this Family island with others. Come visit my home :-)

Melisa Groff purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Melisa Groff chose Rainbow Bay

Rainbow Bay is a quiet, beautiful piece of heaven. Its amazing ocean views from each location constantly provide a changing view of the Atlantic & Caribbean oceans. The small community is a tranquil place where visitors are frequently seen walking throughout the area taking photos of sunrises and sunsets. The 4 accessible beaches allows for beach hopping without leaving Rainbow Bay. Rainbow Bay Inn & Restaurant provides a quick location for entertainment and meals when you wish to leave your cottage. This cottage is about 8-10minutes walking distance to Rainbow Beach; about 3-4mins from Come n Go Beach.

Rainbow Bay is also close enough to several island communities and other beaches to make exploring and day trips an exciting and easy excursion.

What makes this cottage unique

This new property truly feels like home and can provide a spacious environment that can be ideal as a base camp for daily excursions and yet peaceful enough for mornings at home drinking coffee and evenings watching the sunset off the L shaped deck. The 8-10 min walk to Rainbow Bay Beach with its tiki huts is perfect for an afternoon of snorkling and sunbathing. Assistance with rental vehicle is provided if needed.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • no smoking in house
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , master bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private airport transfers are available with advance planning. Cost varies. Assistance with rental vehicles available if requested. Please Note: we no longer have an available golf cart due to guests damaging it.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(45 traveller reviews)

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Cat Nap: An Affordable Home Away from Home
average rating of 4.9555554 based on 45 reviews
5

I loved my stay at Cat Nap!

  • 5 of 5

I recently returned from my stay at the cottage on 4/23/2018. I highly recommend it. The cottage had everything you need, was clean & was nicely decorated. Melissa responds very quickly to questions & suggested a car rental company. She even brought a new coffee maker immediately when I notified her that the coffee pit was cracked. It is a gorgeous island with beautiful beaches and friendly people. I would definitely stay again. Thanks Melissa!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfectly charming getaway home!!

  • 5 of 5

If you are traveling to Eleuthera, do not look anywhere else but Cat Nap in Rainbow Bay!! This very spacious home will make you feel right at home while visiting this amazing island! Windows everywhere you look, beautiful hardwoods, huge kitchen, washer and dryer and amazing views! It’s so peaceful here and very easy to access. Close to many of the islands breath taking views. The direct tv was a nice perk for those nights when you just want to relax. Melissa came over and brought us fresh produce and brand new beach chairs!! It was great to meet her! Treat this perfect rental home like your own so many others can enjoy it like we did! We will be back for certain!!!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: it was great to meet you guys. Thanks for being so easy to communicate with and for keeping the house in great condition. Hope to see you again next year
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Media , PA
5

comfy and clean

  • 5 of 5

We cooked and enjoyed the family with the open floor plan. We enjoyed coffee on the deck in the morning along with the view and fresh air. We have stayed multi times and like to call this place home.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: it was great to see you again and look forward to your next trip home :)
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5

Lovey place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The weather could not have been nicer this time of year. The house was clean and approx mid way to all sights and beaches to see. Eleuthra is a very quiet island and a great place to go if you're looking to relax. The only thing that was missing was beach chairs but overall it was clean and a nice place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. The weather was pretty good for you :) I'm sorry you did not find the beach chairs. I found them in the garage leaning against a wall to the side of the kayak. The previous guests must have left them there when checking out. I hope to host you again at Cat Nap or in Spanish Wells
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5

Amazing experience!

  • 5 of 5

As always Melisa and her beautiful home wasperfect. My rental car guy flaked on me at the last minute and Melisa with her local knowledge was able to get us a replacement and on our way to enjoy beautiful Eleuthera in short order and we were on our way once again. Thank again Melisa for your southern hospitality. Stayed here with family and couple and can’t beat it!!!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect VAcation

  • 5 of 5

CAT NAP is a wonderful accomodation . Close to Raibow bay Beach and all other location in the island.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Tippy's
da Perk Coffee Shop
The Rainbow Inn Seafood & Steak House
Cocodimama Eleuthera
Surfer's Beach
Blue Hole
Preacher's Cave
Buccaneer Club
Tarpum Bay
North Palmetto Point
Gregory Town
The Cave
The Shipyard Restaurant & Bar
Glass Window Bridge
Club Med Beach
Queen's Highway Eleuthera
Gaulding's Cay Beach
Winding Bay
sunset
Car: recommended

The cottage is less than 5 mins away from 4 beaches, the Cliffs heritage site and the Rainbow Bay Restaurant & Bar. All are located in Rainbow Bay. Cat Nap is also less than 10mins from James Cistern with its great shelling beach, special BBQ days, and 2 grocery stores. It is less than 10mins from Hatchet Bay where Twin Brothers - Home of the Daiquiri is located and local hangout The Spot. There is also a grocery here. Drive South (20mins) to Cocodimama Beach, Governor's Harbour & Cupid's Cay. Drive North to Gregory Town with the Laughing Lizard Cafe, Glass Window Bridge & the Queen's Bath (about 25mins).

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage on Rainbow Bay, Bahamas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£210
for 2 nights
From
£82
£591
£1,767
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Housekeeping £44.92

No smoking inside cottage. Guests assume all liability associated with rental of cottage.

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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