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Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Po Box L.I 30-117 | Galliot Cay, Long Island, Long Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014
Donna F Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Cape Santa Maria is a Magical Paradise that everyone needs to visit. We arrived at the Stella Maris Airport on Long Island, Bahamas and the island warmth hit our faces. As we traveled down an island road with mangroves on either side, thinking where are we and we need a drink. Suddenly we arrived at Cape Santa Maria and the... More

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OakBayMarineGroup, General Manager at Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort. Between the beach, kayaking, fishing, sightseeing and dining there is so much to experience while you’re here. How wonderful that you were able to fit so many activities into your vacation! Our guests always rave about the time spent out on the water so a deep... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We stayed a week at Cape Santa Maria last week and must say the beach was second to none. The rooms need updating and maintenance. Maintenance was lacking throughout most of the resort. A little paint goes along ways. The showers have shower curtains and the tubs are heavenly rust stained and chipped and need updating. The service is the... More

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OakBayMarineGroup, Manager at Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our beautiful resort. We are very pleased that you were able to enjoy our stunning beach and the crystal clear turquoise water. We are so fortunate to be located on one of the premier beaches in the world and we are so happy to share this slice of paradise with... More

New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I stayed here about 20 years ago for a 4-day weekend in the spring. There were only two resorts on the island - the Cape Santa Maria and the Stella Maris at the opposite end. On the days that the Stella Maris people did not visit (what a commotion they made sheeesh...) it felt like we were the last two... More

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OakBayMarineGroup, Manager at Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for remembering us after all this time, and for taking the time to write a review. We know that Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort leaves a lasting impression, which is why we have guests returning year after year. Visit us again and you will find not a whole lot has changed over the years. The beach... More

Richmond, VA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The beach at Cape Santa Maria is amazing. The beach is long, the sand is perfect and the water is crystal clear. But equally amazing is the calmness of the water and the shallow depth especially during low tide. Our 2 year old was able to stand in the water 30ft from shore during low tide. It is a perfect... More

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OakBayMarineGroup, Manager at Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our resort. It was an absolute pleasure having you and your family here, and I’m so glad we were able deliver a wonderful vacation experience for you. You’ve summed up everything I love about Cape Santa Maria. The stunning beach, crystal clear water and a wide variety of adventures and... More

Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We recently visited this hotel for lunch, as we were staying at another location on the island. The facility is beautiful, the beach is clean and the water is bright. The staff was very friendly and the food was delicious. We met the "Resident Cat" while there, it appeared to have a severe eye infection in both eyes. I was... More

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OakBayMarineGroup, Manager at Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas, responded to this review

I’m so glad you enjoyed your lunch at Cape Santa Maria. And thank you for the compliments on the property. We work extremely hard to keep the resort in pristine condition. We can’t take credit for the crystal clear water though, that’s all Mother Nature! We’re just so fortunate to be located on one of the most beautiful beaches in... More

Austin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Cape Santa Maria was amazing! Our bungalow was clean, air conditioned, and five steps from the most beautiful beach I have ever seen. The landscaping was perfectly kept, there was not one speck of trash anywhere on the grounds. Every inch of the resort was immaculate. The staff only added to the incredible ambiance. They were friendly and helpful, and... More

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OakBayMarineGroup, Manager at Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort. We work extremely hard to maintain our status as one of the best resort in the Bahamas, and reviews like this make it all worthwhile. And I definitely agree with you about Dean’s Blue Hole: It’s a must-see! Whether you decide to rent a car or take... More

Brooks, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The grounds were perfect, clean & very well groomed. We were greeted very warmly by all the staff when we arrived, with each member making appoint to shake our hand and greet us by name. The staff in the restaurant, bar, and excursions went out of their way to make our time perfect. The rooms were very clean, bathrooms were... More

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OakBayMarineGroup, Manager at Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas, responded to this review

We’re so glad we were able to deliver such an amazing vacation experience for you and your friends. The resort and Long Island have so much to offer, and it sounds like you got to experience a little bit of everything. We’re happy the resort was to your liking and we hope you come back to visit us again soon.... More

Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My family and I visited Cape Santa Maria in the middle of June. We had a wonderful time and we would definitely like to visit again. I'll try to give as many details as possible to hopefully provide some helpful information to other travelers. First, I was a little concerned that the weather may not be so great since June... More

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OakBayMarineGroup, Manager at Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the very detailed review of our resort. It’s reviews like these that are a such valuable asset to travelers and we appreciate you taking the time to write such a comprehensive summary of your stay at Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort. It sounds like you and your family had a wonderful vacation and we’re so... More

Nassau, New Providence Island
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My recent stay at this resort completely sealed the deal for my new founded love of Long Island. The beach is stunning. Words and pictures cannot do it justice so, I recommend that you just go. I stayed in one of the villa's which was beautifully decorated and fully equipped. Customer service was 5 star. All the girls at the... More

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OakBayMarineGroup, Manager at Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas, responded to this review

We’re so happy you enjoyed your stay. You’re absolutely right, words and pictures just can’t accurately describe the beauty of our beaches. Everyone should come at least once to experience Cape Santa Maria in person. That being said, once you’ve been here you want to return again and again! Thank you for your review, we look forward to your return... More

Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Have held permanent residency in The Bahamas for 25years and lived in Nassau for 6. Been to many family islands but this was mind blowing! Long Island has a total of 5000 year round residents. Each one seems to know the other. Carpet rolls up at 5pm and closes all together on Sundays. If your looking for night life this... More

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OakBayMarineGroup, Manager at Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas, responded to this review

Long Island is truly a unique and special place. We’re so glad you enjoyed your time here. From the various landmarks, to the beautiful beaches and ocean, this island can’t be beat! That’s why we offer our Long Island Tour and snorkeling and scuba diving expeditions, so our guests can experience everything the Island has to offer. Thank you so... More

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Address: Po Box L.I 30-117 | Galliot Cay, Long Island, Long Island
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Location: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > Long Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort & Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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