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Tarpum Bay

Address: culmer cottage, Eleuthera
Phone Number: +1 231-932-5966
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Ranked #25 of 39 things to do in Eleuthera
Type: Historic sites, Resort communities, Traveler Resources, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Small, picturesque town overlooking the waterfront, populated by artists and more than a couple...
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Type: Historic sites, Resort communities, Traveler Resources, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Small, picturesque town overlooking the waterfront, populated by artists and more than a couple goats. Clean attractive and well appointed cottage. Wifi and cable tv included.
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Jackson, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Took a cruise tour (Princess) which stopped here. There is a public dock here where you might be able to score a conch or fresh lobsters from a local fisherman. The roadside stand serving conch salad looked tempting too. Town has lots of local character and photo opportunities.

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Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is the most beautiful town right on the Caribbean blue waters. You are in awe each time you drive through. A don't miss for a picture op.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were driving through Tarpum Bay on our way to Cape Eleuthera and I made my husband stop so I could take some pictures! Such a beautiful little town with the road right next to the coast! We saw a little food stand right on the road where they were making conch salad, but we didn't stop because we weren't... More 

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Woolwine, Virginia
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149 reviews 149 reviews
15 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We enjoyed going to Tarpum Bay. We went to get some fresh fish for dinner and ended up having an outstanding conch salad and conch fritters from a roadside stand. The lady made us the fritters while we waited then we went to get the fish from the fisherman. While he was cleaning the fish she made the conch salad!... More 

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Deep Creek, Eleuthera, the Bahamas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I love visiting Tarpum Bay. I live in South Eleuthera, and any time I am driving up island, I stop in Tarpum. The beaches are beautiful, and the main road takes you up against the coast. You should stop, park the car, and go beach combing. There are also fishermen cleaning their recent catch, so you can pick up lobster... More 

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We stopped at the marina area about 5pm to buy fresh crayfish. It was quite interesting to see fishers cleaning their day's catches. Even better was eating the reasonably priced fresh seafood we took back home for supper.

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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

It's tiny so don't blink but if you drive through be sure to stop If anyone is one the dock selling fish. Then walk around and say hello to local kids and enjoy the colorful houses. Best seen while driving through to wherever your going, not a destination but part of the journey.

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Eugene, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

truly picture perfect town right on the water with historic buildings and friendly people. Fish available fresh from the sea from the fishermen who caught them. Interesting back streets to wander through

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Portland, Maine
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We travelled from North Palmetto to purchase the "catch of the day" and were not disappointed. There was plenty of conch and grouper. The fisherman also filleted the fish for us. Great time, delicious fish!

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Nuangola, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Small little town with a dock where the fisherman come in. The lobster was less expensive than in Governours Harbour, ask for James! The town is very old with some interesting buildings to look at. There is also a strange castle here. If you get there before Christmas stop at the library and give a donation. The funds for the... More 

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