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Address: Hill Tpo, Great Abaco Island
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Island best known for the friendliness of its residents and its...

Island best known for the friendliness of its residents and its candy-cane-colored lighthouse.

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Love Hope Town and Elbow Cay

I love spending weekends in the Florida Keys. However, this little island has to be one of the single most relaxing places to spend a week. Everything is walking distance and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Daryl K
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love spending weekends in the Florida Keys. However, this little island has to be one of the single most relaxing places to spend a week. Everything is walking distance and not overdone with tourist traps. Great restaurants and just a great place to go to relax, wind down, and do nothing (if you choose). The people are extraordinarily friendly... More 

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Thank Daryl K
South Georgia
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198 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We had a wonderful visit to the island of Elbow Cay! Such a friendly, clean place! No crime, no sketchy folks~Just a wonderful place to chill out and relax! I hope to go back again soon!

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1 Thank Bookwoman44
Wilson, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Good restaurants featuring classic rum drinks. Love the Gopetown Harbor Inn and Harbour's Edge grouper nantua!

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Thank Beth M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

We have visited Elbow Cay on several ocassions in the past ten years and love the wonderful laid back and friendly atmosphere and the fact that hardly anyone knows where it is or how to get there. Our last visit in 2013 we stayed at the charming Hope Town Harbor Lodge, where Karaoke was a lot of fun! Our other... More 

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4 Thank mcrozz2015
Dandridge TN
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Went to Elbow Cay a few years ago with friends and absolutely loved it! Laid back, friendly island with awesome beaches and food. Going back again in a few weeks!!

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2 Thank lferguson1947
Manassas
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We have been to some incredible dive locations and new that the Bahamas would not compare but still wanted to give it a try. The dive at Fowl Cay was good unfortunately the weather was spotty and the dive master did not want to wait it out even though the storms were not bad and he thought he hit the... More 

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2 Thank Marianne S
Edinburgh
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54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We returned here after 20 years away. Having spent 2 days looking at the changes in Nassau we were delighted to find Hopetown exactly as we had left it. Completely unspoilt and utterly charming. I just love it here. We stayed in Opals Cottage and it was just the best possible place for their 4 of us. The beach to... More 

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2 Thank HotdogScotland
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72 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

If you want to getaway to a true Caribbean adventure without commercials for U.S. Chains this is the place. Beautiful sunsets and sunrises. Great fishing and the clearest water in Western Hemisphere. The people are very friendly and kind.

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1 Thank Oncotron1
Nassau, New Providence Island
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94 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Something different that is sure to woo the discerning traveller looking for relaxation and laid back island style fun in a chic Bahamian fashion. This is a most enjoyable experience sans all the noise of city life to include traffic congestion. This quaint Cay is a definite must stop if you are island/cay hopping, most especially appealing is that it... More 

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Thank Monalisa43
New Orleans, Louisiana
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Had the pleasure of staying on 65' boat in the Hope Town Marina. Honest and kind staff returned a left-behind smartphone to us. Clean facilities.

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