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Known as the boat-building capital of the Bahamas, this island has historically been populated by religious white settlers.
Hope Town, Great Abaco Island
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for an INCREDIBLE place to take the family ... THIS IS IT! Totally safe, relaxing, comfortable, and friendly! Everyone makes you feel at home! Beach, Swim, Boat, Walk, Dive, Fish .. you name it, it's available here ... just THANKFULLY, no Bars,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LaPopeye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved everything about this island: the people, the beaches, the atmosphere, the restaurants, the flower, etc. Even the grocery store was awesome. In fact, the manager offered to find us a few unusual items while she was in Marsh Harbor, how nice is that?...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MelissaScottkk58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting visit to the only remaining kerosene fueled light house- 100 steps to the top. You can be a part of the preservation effort to keep this landmark here in Hope Town at Man-O-War Cay. Be sure to include this historic landmark on your...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank rgdrake
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Man-O-War is a short boat ride from Marsh Harbour and several other Cays. Easy to tour the island on a golf cart. Bring your suits and snacks to take advantage of a great beach on the north end of the Cay. You could also walk...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank henrymei69
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I came to visit Man O War Cay in Abaco Northeastern Bahamas the day after Christmas 2018 via Cherokee Air out of West Palm Beach Airport. What a beautieful flight. This island is well known for its safety, hospitality, and friendly people...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank PBdavidc
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Gorgeous beaches. Little going on but if that's what you like this is the place. Nice people. Easy access to other beaches and islands. Perfect home base to explore the Bahamas.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vanessabmorse
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We enjoyed this island staying one night in the marina. There is not much to do, but that is kind of the point. If you are looking for night clubs, this is not your stop. Many of the boaters in the marina stay the whole...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank David S
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Well kind of. It was dry until about 2 years ag when 1 resturant began offering drinks. But other than that it is dry. Not much to do on th island. Kind of quiet and quaint.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Chris C
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Lovely little cay with a cute ice cream store right off the public dock. You can see the famous Albury boats being made too which is nice. What I greatly disliked is that we couldn't walk more than a few feet without a loud golf...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Dragonfly8
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Small island that you travel on by renting a golf cart. The people are pleasant and friendly and you really get that island laid back feel.

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Jolene L
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