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Hartswell, Great Exuma
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We went back to Valerie's cottage again this year... this time for 10 days! Last year, 7 days at the cottage was a little short since there is so much to do! We discovered new spots on Moriah Harbor where we could fish and we were again amazed by the wildlife in the harbor. As always, Valerie made us feel... More

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

A big part of why we ended up loving Exuma is because of Valerie's hospitality and her wonderful property. You instantly feel at ease around her and it was always a joy to talk to her about her life experiences. And her potcake puppies Bridge-it and Casper will keep you company as well! Valerie's property consists of 3 rental cottages,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

My wife and I just returned from staying for 8 nights in one of these cottages. We had an absolutely increadable time, fishing, kayaking and going to the beach on Moriah Cay. Valerie provides exceptional hospitality and excellent service. She has lived on the island for many years and is a very good source for information ranging from fishing to... More

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We rented one cottage while our friends and 2 boys were in another. I echo all of the positive comments from the other reviewers! Valerie helped us out with so many things, I won't list them all to prevent her from being overloaded!!! The pool is a fabulous way to wind down after a busy day, the 2 person ocean... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

We have just returned from a week at Exuma Vacation Cottages with Valerie and it was amazing! We had fabulous weather, a wonderful host and lots of discoveries. The cottage is rustic, very clean and has all the basics one would need for an amazing week at the cottage by the ocean. The pool is refreshing after a long day... More

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Cambridge, MA
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

We rented a two-bedroom cottage for ~$130/night, with air conditioning and its own kitchen. The cottages come with access to kayaks and a pool in back as well as access to the ocean a 3-minute walk down the hill. Valerie, the owner, is a wonderful lady who made us feel welcome and offered to pick up groceries for us before... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

We very much enjoyed our stay. This self-catering cottage in a quiet location was exactly what we were looking for in a vacation. We really needed some downtime and like to spend time on the water so this fit the bill perfectly. The property is as advertised and reviewed by others so there were no surprises. The owner, Valerie (who... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

I guess there's not a whole lot I can say about Valerie's place that hasn't been said already. We had a wonderful stay and everything was just as advertised (and as we'd hoped). The location is quite a ways from George Town (the center of "action" on Great Exuma) but I'd hardly recommend using that as a consideration. Basically, on... More

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Surrey, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

I can't really add anything to the other reviews, just endorse them. What you see in the ad is what you get. The situation is idyllic, 300 feet from the water, with a veiw across to the cays. The accommodation is fairly small & basic, (but you won't be inside much) and very clean, with everything that you're likely to... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

My sister and I travelled from Australia and it was well and truly worth the trip! Exuma itself is stunning and I would highly recommend Valerie's cottages as an excellent spot from which to base your exploration of the islands. From the moment I first contacted Valerie prior to our arrival to our 5 am departure 9 days later (Valerie... More

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Address: Hartswell, Great Exuma
Location: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > Great Exuma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Exuma Vacation Cottages Hotel Great Exuma
Exuma Vacation Cottages Great Exuma, Bahamas

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Exuma Vacation Cottages are located oceanside in a quiet setting on the island of Exuma in the Bahamas . Each cottage has two bedrooms, lounge, well-equipped kitchen, bathroom and a screened porch at very economic rates. Swim in the heated pool or kayak to explore reefs and deserted sandy beaches on the offshore Islands. For affordable accommodation in a peaceful, relaxing setting with direct access to the ocean. ... more   less 
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