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Ridgewood, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Incredible family value in the luxury category. Our room (condo) was the size of a house. 2BRs, giant LR/DR, high end kitchen, wrap around deck, great views, immaculate... and it comes with a golf cart. Service was relaxed and very friendly. Paul at the pool always remembered my kids names and couldn't have been more helpful opening coconuts and making...

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SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Dave S, We are pleased to hear you and your family enjoy the resort. Especially thrilled you found our local bakery now the secret is out many of us go there for bread, sandwiches and now will have to try the raisin bread (:>. Have a great year and hurry back, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just returned from our annual family vacation. This was our first time in Exuma, and I took a huge leap of faith that the resort, weather, Island, food and service would all meet their high standards. I got to say, all of our expectations were met and exceeded. I'm not going to say it was flawless, but it was...

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SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Bambamhome, Thank you for staying at Grand Isle Resort. We truly enjoyed having your family stay with us and enjoyed the challenge of make each days special. Great news!!!!!!!!!!!!we heard you and had already been working on some new fitness/gym equipment which is now on it way. So your next trip everyone will be really happy, we are even...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel itself has a great location, amazing amenities and I can’t speak enough about the rooms. However, the place felt a bit staid and I assume this was because it was primarily a timeshare property so you have individuals who love to bring their whole families there. It’s still a nice property overall but I’m not sure I’d recommend...

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SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear StevenTristanYoung, Thank you for taking the time to review Grand Isle Resort. We truly value your comments and take them to hear in an effort to ensure all our guest have a great stay. Should you find yourself in Exuma or want to travel to Grand Isle Resort again in the future please let me know. I am comfident...

Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have not stayed here, but I have eaten here many times, and will be going back in the future. Very friendly staff, good food and beautiful location. The resort opens up to a beautiful bay that is great for swimming and a nice walk

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SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kimpaw, So happy to hear you have enjoyed the food in Palapa now I have to figure out how to get you to stay at the resort. Once in our villas you will not want to leave I promise that. Sincerely, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grand isle resort is paradise! We visited after Christmas for a relaxing vacation with our friends. The resort is wonderful! The villa was beautiful! Ocean front incredible views! The staff was awesome. The spa was awesome! The food was great for breakfast and lunch. Dinner was not. They need to offer the lunch menu at night. We did not...

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SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Amy P, Exactly what I call Exuma and Grand Isle Resort! My corner of Paradise (:>. Thank you for taking the time to post and please know that anytime you want something from the lunch menu at dinner it absolutely can be done. Hurry back and have a great year, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a 3 bedroom overlooking the marina. The unit is beautiful, clean, well appointed and has a lovely view. Next visit we will request a villa overlooking the beach, but only for a change of scenery. The entire staff was wonderful and spoke to us by name from the moment we arrived. Renting a golf cart was fun...

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SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Wendy B, Thank you for the lovely review of the resort and the great news that you will be back! Do know that we are working on a few ideas with our vendors and hope to have better provisions in the future hear on Great Exuma so next trip we will work for this five star (:>. Happy New...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived and saw that beautiful turquoise water our hearts were just filled with joy. Our 2 bedroom/2 1/2 bath Villa was gorgeous and the food was amazing... the beach was sparkling with water toys for kids and grown ups. The service was excellent. The concierge (Walisha and team) set up everything for us. We even attended...

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SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Berlin Family, The team hear are so pleased you enjoyed your Christmas stay and were able to take advantage of all the wonderful things to do on Great Exuma. You are now part of the Grand Isle Family and we hope you have a wonderful 2017! See you again soon, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Folks this is a great resort regardless where you are. Since this resort happens to be in Great Exuma, it makes it worth its weight in gold! We stayed in a one bedroom villa that exceeded our expectations. From the veryyyy friendly front desk staff, the little garage for your golf cart, wifi access on the resort and even beach...

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SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Eugene K, Thank you for taking the time and reconizing some of our amazing front desk staff. Like your suggestion on the laugage racks and will defiantly look into the remote for the TV in your villa. Happy New Year from your home away from home, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Private resort but you can go there for dinner. And they let you use their Wi-Fi Very nice restaurant next to the pool. Do you have to go through security but it's a nice place to visit. Xxxxxxcccccccc xxxxcccxcccx xxxxxxxxcc

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SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear DougsKiteTrips, Thank you for stopping into Grand Isle Resort and for taking the time to post. We are pleased you enjoyed the resort and the Palapa Grill dinner. Have a great holiday and next time stay at Grand Isle Resort (:>. Cheers, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Villa Park, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the hotel as part of a family vacation - 6 adults and a 1yr old baby. We had the oceanview villa (Lucayan) with three bedrooms and bathrooms, fully loaded kitchen and great views of the marina and the ocean beyond it. The villa was amazing - very clean, very comfortable, we felt like we were at home -...

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SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Karolinka13, Wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay! Great suggestions for others reading your review,,,,,,,,,thank you for that!. You have some great suggestions that we have been considering and are actually putting a few things in place. We now have thermal bottle available in the villas for purchase but new complimentary water stations to fill you own drinking cups...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on Emerald Bay in Great Exuma, The Bahamas, Grand Isle Resort & Spa is a stunning ocean front resort. The exclusive gated community comprises 78 luxuriously appointed 1- to 4-bedroom villas that range from 1,250 sq. ft. to 5,200 sq. ft. and offer a fully equipped kitchen, spacious living area, high-end amenities, and extraordinary views. Getting around the resort is quick and convenient, as every villa is equipped with a personal golf cart. Grand Isle is one of the finest resorts in the Caribbean and is ideally suited for family holidays, romantic getaways, destination weddings and honeymoons, or for simply enjoying the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Isle Resort & Spa

Address: Emerald Bay | PO Box EX-29253, Great Exuma
Location: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > Great Exuma
Price Range: $408 - $804 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Isle Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 78
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“Ask for Oceanfront if you truly want a good look at the beautiful Emerald Bay. Some of the Ocean View villas, really are Ocean "glimpses."”
 of 5 bubbles darrinn_13, Dec 18, 2016 | Read review
“Look around and then check the resort's website as its sometime cheaper to book direct with them than through travelocity....”
 of 5 bubbles andrewjameselect2016, Dec 10, 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are always great! The garden view ones were more cost effective and beautiful as well.”
 of 5 bubbles 719kristind, Dec 3, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a villa that faced the golf course and the ocean; lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles tartarhornbrook, Nov 30, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seem equitable. Most have some sort of view, make sure you ask.”
 of 5 bubbles Betsytex, Nov 28, 2016 | Read review
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