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Papaya House Exuma on Spectacular Beach

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

3 king bedrooms all with en suite, with views of white sand & turquoise waters

Spacious, modern home directly beachfront on one of the best beaches on the island -- only 3 other properties on the beach! Ideal get away from it all destination, yet with services nearby. Three large bedrooms with king beds and en suite bathrooms, all with views of the sea and sand. Fully equipped beach house in a tropical, peaceful, spectacular setting. Short drive to restaurants, sites and shopping. Connected by bridge to Great Exuma where the airport is located. There is a fourth small bedroom, suitable for children, with two twin beds.

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More Details

Jackie Ferris
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2018

About Jackie Ferris

Interested in buying a holiday property for years, then fell in love with Exuma when we went on vacation. Island's amazing, and this beach is incredible.

Jackie Ferris purchased this house in 2014

Why Jackie Ferris chose Exuma

The most spectacular setting and beach we'd ever seen, and the house was modern, well decorated and well equipped.

What makes this house unique

Great combination of beach and sun with places to sit in the shade and just watch the water. Upstairs balcony off the bedrooms with rocking chairs is just about the best place to read in the world.

There are two double kayaks, a hammock and full sized laundry machines, as well as lots of water toys.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on the Exuma on the The Bahamas

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Main floor bedroom en suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Also contains a urinal
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite to bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite to bedroom 3
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Main floor powder room
    Outdoor shower - For after the beach, or just because....
  • All modern, clean and spacious.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Main Floor Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Walk out to patio, beach and ocean view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Upstairs with walk out to balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Upstairs with walk out to balcony
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , 2nd floor bedroom, two single beds
  • Comfortable beds, good quality linens and towels, fans and screen doors if A/C not desirable.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
The Good Life, Bahamas are Papaya House's property managers on island, and they can arrange other services, including a chef, massage, or mid-stay cleaning. Check out for more info and photos. Email us for pricing details.


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Papaya House Exuma on Spectacular Beach
average rating of 4.948718 based on 39 reviews

Love it

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home and the beach it’s unique

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Holden, Maine

Perfect place for peace and quiet with exceptional beach frontage.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, well-kept property with everything you need to have some water and beach fun or hang in the shade playing games. 7 nights was not enough for me!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
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  • 5 of 5

The views from the patio can't be beat, this place is truly beautiful! The high wind prevented us from enjoying a calm beach, but that's the unpredictable tropics for you! The upstairs bedrooms were bright, decorated in clean whites with a beachy feel, and the beds were the most comfortable that I have ever slept in. I literally felt like I was sleeping on a cloud! Downstairs had tons of movies and some bonus floats in the garage. Kitchen was well equipped. This house has everything you need and more, do not hesitate to book.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the week at Papaya House, the property was even better than the pics, the view was breathtaking and we were in the ocean everyday. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spectacular View

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property and it was everything we had read about in previous reviews! Very quiet location, very helpful manager, gorgeous water view and beautiful beach. The house is well appointed with plenty of beach towels, kitchen equipment and some great games! Two restaurants not too far down the road were a hit for local flavor. Hope to be back again!

Joan Jordan

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing views

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely amazing views from the patio. BEST place to sit, relax, read and laugh with good friends. The weather was very windy so sadly snorkeling was not possible this trip. However walking the beach right in your own "backyard" was great! Onike was a fabulous aid in advising our group to some great places to dine. LOVED Santana and Mom's Bakery. The coconut bread makes incredible French toast. Both are a quick drive from the house. Highly recommend asking Onike to pick up a few or all your groceries. Keep in mind the grocery stores are closed on Sunday as well as quite a few restaurants. We read previous reviews about the no-see-ums. Great advise as we were glad one of us brought Skin so Soft and the house was stocked with Deep Woods Off. The one "no wind day" brought them with a vengeance. The shuffleboard table and Jenga game were a blast, we never turned the TV on the whole week. The kitchen was well stocked as we cooked several meals in during the week. Looking forward to returning and trying out the kayaks and water toys next time. Thank you Jackie for sharing your beautiful home, what a fabulous winter get away!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Perfect combination of away from it all and easy access to activities.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house on the Exuma, Caribbean

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
7 Jan 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
2018 Low Season
1 Sep 2018 - 17 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Interim 2018
18 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
22 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Jan 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
2019 Low Season
1 Sep 2019 - 17 Nov 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Holiday 2019
21 Dec 2019 - 4 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £376.85

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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