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Emerald Cay Condo-Our Jewel in Paradise- Taino Beach-Lucaya

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 8 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

Need a warm and romantic place to relax and unwind. Then spend your island vacation in our two bedroom condo near Taino Beach on Grand Bahama Island.

Our two-story condo with secluded pool is located on its own private canal with boat dockage available. It is a short five minute walk to wonderful Taino Beach and Bahamas Adventures. You can also walk to a more secluded area of Taino Beach with Tony Macaroni’s Conch Shack, where you can have some lunch or snacks. Taino Beach is fairly secluded and is considered one of the best and most beautiful beaches on Grand Bahama Island.

The condo itself is a two story, two bedroom en suite unit. Both front and back bedrooms are terraced. The master bedroom has a fantastic view of the canal from the terrace, and the grounds are nicely landscaped. The condo is decorated in subtle earth tones with a touch of Island color. Our patio looks out onto the canal complete. Our swimming pool is just a few steps away from our patio. New HD TV. Fully equipped kitchen with all dinnerware, flatware, cooking utensils provided as well as a bar-b-q grill. All linens are included. We also offer an extensive collection of relaxing reading material to take to the beach. HI SPEED CABLE INTERNET.

On Sundays at 5:00, enjoyed live jazz at Tony Macaroni's on Taino beach.

Just picture yourself spending the morning in Port Lucaya, duty-free shopping, then a relaxing afternoon at the beach with it's cool breezes or at our pool with a cool drink, followed by a quiet dinner at home, or out in Port Lucaya, which can be followed by some gaming at theTreasure Bay Casino.

Our management lady will take care of your every need and can help you with getting to know the area and the best places of interest including beaches, scuba diving, golfing, the Dolphin experience, restaurants, entertainment, casino’s, spa’s and fun in the sun.

It's a unique condo, close to a beautiful beach, away from the hustle bustle of Port Lucaya, yet close enough to all that Grand Bahama Island has to offer.

We are also willing to consider rental 'points through iTravex or rental “swaps.”

Keywords: Condo, beach, two-bedrooms

More Details

Owner
Gretchen
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
30%
Calendar last updated:
30 April, 2017

About Gretchen

Hello. To tell you a little bit about ourselves - we are both Physician Assistants and love to travel. A trip to Grand Bahama convinced us that this was a place we would love to return to time and time again and decided to invest in a vacation property there. After looking at more properties than I care to remember we found Grafton Court and know it was the perfect second home. We have spent a lot of time making it a home, adding many personal items that most vacation rentals don't have. It is truly our second home, a home-away-from-home.

Gretchen purchased this townhome in 2004

Why Gretchen chose Downtown

We love the sun and the beach and the slow pace of the Island and the wonderful people there. It's a short plane flight so we can be there in no time.

What makes this townhome unique

It's just so nice to land, pick up a car and 'go home.' The only thing we need to do is pick up some food and we're set. No checking in or out. We know the Island and where to go to get what we need, which are our favorite beaches. But there's always more exploring to do. It's always the same, yet ever changing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Gretchen,

I just wanted to drop you a note to say thanks ! Linda and I had a great time. Lots of sun, lots of good food and lots of beer. We left 11 beers in the fridge for Sarah or whoever is to follow. We bought a case of Kalik

beer and just couldn't drink it all in that short of time, with margaritas on the menu as well.



Thank you so much for the conch shell with our anniversary painting on it. What a great idea ! It will be our most treasured momento of our trip.



Restaurants -

La Med - We went there on Good Friday . The food was very good. Linda had fish fingers that were excellent, I had the Gyro platter - it was very well done and very tastey.

Tony Macaroni's on the beach - Not that good, and pretty pricey for what you got. Roast Conch was not to our liking, but the shrimp was ok. The music is C+ and the people are B+ friendly. It was still fun.

Stoned Crab - on the beach, Ambiance B+, service A, food quality B - we had fish lobster crab,platter pretty pricey but worth it. The soup was seafood bisque A+ on that one. Total bill for the two of us $64.00



Snorkeling at Deadmans reef in paradise cove on the west end was really pretty cool. We brought our snorkeling stuff but they rent it there as well as wet suits, life jackets, and kayaks. $3.00 fee to use the beach per

person, it was worth the fee and the drive. I went back out for a second dive and ran into a 7 foot spotted ray. That was so cool, it was huge !



Out to the national park - tide was out and going out, lots of white beach showing. very private place for a picnic. Snorkeling again, a few shells and lots of up and down wavy currents. Waliking over the rickety bridge over

the river to get there was a trip. The Americans with disabilities act would have a fit over that bridge.



Any way - Thanks again Please send me your VRBO # so I can keep it in my files for a return trip.



Thanks again for everything - Bobby (and Linda)
Apr 2007
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome on the Downtown on the Freeport

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Pool and Pool House, Docks

Reviews

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Close to Taino beach and Port Lucaya!

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I just spent an amazing week on Grand Bahama Island with my beautiful family and we couldnt have asked for a better vacation all around. We were lucky to have met Helena who manages the condo because she was so helpful and accommodating. The place was very simple and could do with some upgrading but Helena attended to our every need and made us comfortable. She took us to the supermarket and pharmacy as these were not very close and we had no car. She showed us the town and made us feel like family. We got to do almost everything we had planned. The beaches there are unbelievable(definitly recommend Banana Bay) and the people were all very nice and the beach at Lucaya National Park is to die for. The condo was clean and the view of the canal was pleasant. However the outside was not much to look at and when we first pulled up it was deterring but once we got past that everything else was great! We watched the sunrise every morning from the balcony and got to pick fresh coconuts right off the tree outside!!! FUN!!! Even though its not directly on the ocean it was nice to have the canal view. I would consider staying here again because of Helena and its proximity to the beach!

3 Miles to Ferry to Port Lucaya ($6 round trip)

. 3 Miles to Ritz Resort (Day Pass $20 Adult $10 Child)

.5 Miles to Taino Beach and Toni Macaroni (Water Sports are at Beach Restaurant at Taino)

.8 Miles to Local Fish Fry

3 Mile Drive to Port Lucaya – restaurant and activity area.

3 Mile Drive to Grocery Store

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome on the Downtown, Caribbean

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
8 night minimum stay
£1,163
 
 
New Year's
31 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,163
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£525
for 3 nights
From
£113
£937
£2,438
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £112.58
Property Damage Protection £74.3

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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