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New Out-Island Choice

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New Out-Island Choice

I love Eleuthera like it is my own home, but would love to experience another out-island with great beaches, like eleuthera. Any suggestions for a girls get-away week?

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I noticed that you posted this on the Long Island forum so I'm guessing you're intrested in that location. It's a good choice but keep in mind it's similar to Eleuthra in that it's laid back and quiet, not much excitement. You can try Cape Santa Marie (North) or Gems/Lockabar/Winter Haven in the south. Also look a Exuma not sure about storm damage there. I think Sandals plans to or is already closed indefinitly for repairs.

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OhioBeach- can you be more specific about what you like to do on your girl trips? I think that would help people (and there are some very helpful ones on this forum) familiar with LI give you an opinion of whether or not your expectations are a good match with the island.

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Choose Exuma if you want your island to be a bit more developed with more activities vs. Eleuthera.

Pick Long Island if you want your island to be less developed with less activities vs. Eleuthera (even more secluded).

Both options have beautiful beaches that compare to Eleuthera. Cape Santa Maria might be the best Bahamian beach of all. Obviously, everyone has their own favorite.

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We've been to Eleu multiple times, Abacos, Exuma and LI. In my opinion, LI is most similar to Eleuthera (with fewer choice of restaurants). Otherwise the two islands are similar. I felt the infrastructure, roads etc were a bit better on long island. The beaches are similar...with LI having slightly better beaches on the caribbean side as compared to Eleu. There are also quite a few nice rentals available (some nice ones on Wemyss which is centrally located). Another choice would be to stay at the Cape (which we love) but the location is not ideal since its on the northern end of the island.

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