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Tarpum Bay

culmer cottage, Eleuthera
231-932-5966
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Ranked #11 of 26 Attractions in Eleuthera
Type: Historic Sites, Resort Communities
Traveler Description:  Tarpum Bay is the former home of Mal Flanders, and Lord McMillan Hughes, premier artists whose work can still be seen hanging in various homes and... more »
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Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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118 reviews 118 reviews
9 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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46 helpful votes 46 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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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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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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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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UK
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146 reviews 146 reviews
45 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Beautiful calm, turquoise bay. The actual settlement was quite 'buzzing' as we passed through. Selection of convenience stores, bars and restaurants.

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