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Address: Hope Town, Great Abaco Island
Phone Number: 2425778007
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Known as the boat-building capital of the Bahamas, this island has...

Known as the boat-building capital of the Bahamas, this island has historically been populated by religious white settlers.

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Out of this World

I visited this location a while ago and nothing ever changes. It is surreal to be there on a tiny island in the middle of nowhere. I love the out islands of the Bahamas and always... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
granddamme
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Toronto
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Toronto
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116 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this location a while ago and nothing ever changes. It is surreal to be there on a tiny island in the middle of nowhere. I love the out islands of the Bahamas and always feel at home when I visit. For nature lovers who want to get away from it all this is definitely a place you should... More 

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Thank granddamme
East Hampton, New York
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Visiting Man o War is like stepping back in time. This tiny island of 250 family centric Loyalists could just as well be in the 18th century. There are no cars, just a few narrow lanes, 4 churches, one hardware store, one grocery, a boat yard and the famous Albury Sail Shop . The beaches go for miles and the... More 

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Thank Nancy B
Wilson, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Man O War is a fantastic little treasure with great shops and the most beautiful beaches anywhere! The Hibiscus Cafe is my favorite restaurant in the area because the food and service are consistently great. There are generous portions and multiples sides with each entree and the service could not be sweeter or more attentive. Try the fish club sandwich... More 

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Thank Beth M
Annapolis, Maryland
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606 reviews
178 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

We visited Man-O-War Cay and had a wonderful time. We joined in the Jingle Jog 5k they were advertising. Bake sale was lovely. Wonderful Cay to walk around, enjoy the local shops and beach comb.

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Thank joburkholder1
Austin, TX
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

My cousin docked his sailboat at MOW for the winter so twin cousins and their hubbies went to visit for a week and stayed in a lovely VRBO Lost and Found which was conveniently located to the marina. This island is very laid back with beautiful beaches, and the food at Hibiscus Café was absolutely wonderful! We were lucky and... More 

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Thank Twin47
Sonora, California
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We only spent a couple hours on this cay, very cool history here in boat building. Some of the top boat builders in the world and all hand crafted boats start here. Very slow paced, but relaxing to walk around and visit with people. we bought a hand crafted bag for my wife at Alburys sail shop. a couple small... More 

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Thank DG_Sokyrka
New Orleans, Louisiana
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175 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Sailed abaocs for a week, this was our favorite spot. Dry island but bring your own. Walked all over...so many picturesque spots, quiet, relaxing. So many cute homes to dream about coming back to. Sail shop offers best souveneir in Abacos. Dock n dine was the best meal we had all week. Ice cream shop. We decided if we went... More 

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Thank winstonteaka
Palm Beach, Florida
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124 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Dry Island....but the BEST Sail shop...Norman Albury Sail Makers makes the nicest travel bags and totes etc. Use them, Abuse them, Wash them, Dry them and start over again. Pricy, but you will have for life...they are also several great little shops with treasures worth buying!

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Thank Islandprincess28
Cincinnati, Ohio
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54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

One of my favorite places to come by boat. There is not much to sight-see, this is the kind of place you come to stay at. Especially if staying on a boat. Just getting in the harbor is fun.

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Thank popovima
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

beautiful walking trails and adorable shops many cute kittens too it was fun and enjoyable for the whole family

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