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Address: Eleuthera
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Off the east coast of Eleuthera, this tiny island is a favorite for the...

Off the east coast of Eleuthera, this tiny island is a favorite for the rich and famous.

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Private Island but you still can get to Savannah Sound

From the Windermere Islands Private road Go back to the Queens Hwy. and head north and take the third tared road. If you keep driving straight past a ball field you will come to a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2016
Tammy S
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Lubec
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Stavanger, Norway
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a private owned island with only private owned villas. You have to rent a villa to stay here. The island have a long beautiful beach on the Atlantic side. It is recommended to have a car while you are staying here. A 4wd if you are going to explore the beautiful Eleuthera. You also need the car to... More 

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Rome, Italy
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I spent some days in Windermere. I enjoyed the environnement and the beauty of ocean sandy beach. The "laguna" is the sea between Windermere and Savannah Sound and it is like a swimming pool to use in case of windy weather. Fantastic place

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Thank gloriaceleste
Lubec
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61 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

From the Windermere Islands Private road Go back to the Queens Hwy. and head north and take the third tared road. If you keep driving straight past a ball field you will come to a very shallow beach that is just like bath water. Great for kids. If you walk around you can see sea turtles.If you head back out... More 

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Thank Tammy S
Tallahassee, Florida
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We traveled around the sound and saw a good part of this island. There are some beautiful homes/estates on the island. The sound is full of conch and lots of sea turtles. I would recommend calling Fishbone Tours for a great boating excursion and look around the island. Ask for Bubba! :)

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Thank kbollman
Montreal
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165 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Stayed at a privately owned apartment for 2 weeks in PARADISE! Truly one of Bahamas' most beautiful Islands and some of the best beaches you will ever find in the Caribbean are on Eleuthera Island. The people are friendly, the beaches are simply amazing. We found a few restaurants that were still open on Eleuthera Island because there are no... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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69 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This is a private island, so unless you are renting one of the houses here, you cannot cross the bridge. You can access the water from Savannah Sound, which shares the inside passage with Windemere.

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Thank Kkress
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Love it, love it, love it. An amazing, peaceful island with unlimited beach space and limited visitors. Swim in the ocean go for a walk or just lay on the beach. There are only 105 residence on the island and no stores so bring all your food and goodies with you. Recommended that bottled water is used for drinking but... More 

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Montreal
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165 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Stayed at a privately owned apartment for 12 days in PARADISE! Truly one of Bahamas' most beautiful Islands and some of the best beaches you will ever find in the Caribbean are on Eleuthera Island. My wife and I just celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary and we could have not picked a nicer place to visit. The people are friendly,... More 

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Thank Kosta M
Toronto, Canada
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75 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I sent a message to tripadvisor saying this shouldn't be in the attractions area. windermere is not open to the public. you cannot get on unless you are staying here or going to visit a resident. the gentleman who manages the property i was staying at manages a property here and confirmed there is no access to the island unless... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

and just loved it. There was a guard stationed at the bridge onto the island that checked to make sure you were supposed to be there and allow you on. They weren't heavy handed about it and were very friendly. After going through a couple of times, they knew us and just waived us through. We usually would stop anyway... More 

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