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Our kayaks for your enjoyment.
Our front patio
Our front patio
View from the dock
View of the bay
View from the gazebo and sundeck
Our beach, dock, gazebo and sundeck
Guests having a fun day on Moriah Cay
Front of the property with low tide
Guest paddle-boarding in front of our gazebo.
Bonefishing in front of the property with Charlie.
Bonefishing in front of the property with Charlie
The Bone fishing in Exuma is awesome, Let Charlie be your guide.
Kitesurfing between Man-O-War Cay and Moriah Cay
Kitesurfing between Man-O-War Cay and Moriah Cay
Guest enjoying a kayak ride back from Man-O-War Cay.
Guests enjoying a kayak trip from Man-O-War Cay and Moriah Cay National Park.
Enjoying a light afternoon snack by our gazebo and sun deck.
Beach on man-o-war cay
Cool off after basting in the sun by our gazebo and sun deck.
View of the bay from our gazebo and sun deck.
One of our rental boat
One of our rental boat
One of our rental boat
Guest preparing lunch on our BBQ grill
Guests enjoying a late lunch under our gazebo and sun deck
Our rental car
Our rental car
Our rental truck
Guests on their way to Man-O-War Cay and Moriah Cay National Park
Entrance to the property
Exploring in front of the property.
Kitesurfing in front the property
Relaxing in front of the property with low tide.
Kayaking in front of the property
Back from bonefishing
Beach on Mariah Cay
Bonefishing in front of the property
Guests on their way to Man-o-War Cay and  Moriah Cay National park
Some of our guests on Moriah Cay
Watching the sunrise from our  property
Our guests returning from George Town, Grocery shopping
Don't everybody wish they could fly, Moriah Cay,  Exuma Bahamas.
One of the many beaches on Moriah Cay
Moriah Cay National Park
Relax, Relax, Moriah Cay National Park
Exploring one of the many beaches on Mariah Cay
Only in Exuma, Moriah Cay National Park
Welcome to Moriah Cay National Park.
Dinning and Living Room
Bed Room # 2
Kitchen
Bed Room # 1
kitchen
Bath Room
View from our front patio
Catch your own dinner
Catch your own dinner
Catch your own dinner
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Great Exuma, Out Islands, Bahamas

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PaulaP_11
Toronto, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Your own tropical oasis”
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in June 2018
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A hidden gem.

Breathtaking. Secluded. Exquisite. Serene.

An oasis of calm, where crystal-clear turquoise and sapphire blue waters are framed by baby-powder-soft white sandbars and tranquil offshore cays.

A place so unlike any other that when you first catch sight of the spectacular vista that lies before you, you will, quite simply, not believe your eyes.

Being yearly visitors to The Exumas, my husband and I have enjoyed outstanding 4- and 5-star accommodations – and views – on Emerald Bay, Elizabeth Harbour, Tar Bay, Hooper’s Bay and Stocking Island.

What makes Bay View Villas such a dream destination? The solitude and privacy. Beauty that makes time stand still. And an immaculately clean, thoughtfully-appointed villa with spacious bedrooms that offers all the essentials you could possibly imagine.

Man-O-War Cay is just a quick paddle across the bay, via the free on-site kayaks. Santana’s famous outdoor bar and grill, Forbes Hill Beach (our personal fave) and Tropic of Cancer Beach are all just a short drive away. And if you run low on provisions or sunscreen, George Town is only 7 miles away.

Rent a car from the owner, Charlie, pack a picnic and explore the wonders of Great and Little Exuma. The rental price is surprisingly affordable.

Charlie also has boats for rent – with Bimini tops to shelter you from all that sun – so you won’t need to make the trek into Minn’s in George Town if you want to spend a day (or a week) exploring those translucent, pristine waters. And if fishing is your passion? Charlie’s also happens to be an expert fishing guide.

Charlie is gracious, authentic, outgoing, funny, personable, generous. And, quite possibly, the hardest working man on the planet. He will do everything possible to ensure that your stay at Bay View is enjoyable and memorable. Ours definitely was – and we will return. No question.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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alangM254...
Haslet, Texas
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Absolutely Perfect!”
Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in June 2018

We had never been to the Bahamas until this trip. I have to say that it was well above our expectations, greatly in part to the hospitality shown to us by Charlie. We stayed in Villa #2 and it was nothing short of perfect. Although we had neighbors in Villa #1, they were very friendly and accommodating. The property has great views and only steps to the water. Early in the morning and around dusk, you will see many fish swimming through the crystal clear water. The private sandy beach was perfect to sit, relax and stick your toes in the sand while there is also the large partially covered deck. I have a very light complexion so it was perfect for me while my wife was able to get her sun bathing. When you get hot, just take a dip in the water. Be sure to take something for bugs for late evening and early morning. Not horrible but they will get to you but that’s just due to the warm climate.
We also used the outdoor grill several times as well as the indoor kitchen. Charlie does offer car rentals but we didn’t use a car at all. If we happen to need anything from the store, there is a small convenience store just down the street for bread, eggs. Etc.. We did take a cooler full of frozen meats that got us through the entire week and saved quite a bit of money as prices are a bit higher than expected. This is a beautiful place to stay and we are already discussing when to return. Although I highly recommend Bay View, I am also hesitant because it may interfere with the dates that we will need for our return visit! LOL. I must also say.... Charlie is the best and we WILL BE BACK!

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jessieaud...
Charlottesville, Virginia
1 review
“Gracious host”
Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in May 2018

Charlie is a most gracious host. And the villa is located in a piece of Paradise. This is a perfect place for a family to stay with a beautiful view of the bay.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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vlmoody1
Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“2nd trip to Paradise”
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in May 2018

Charlie; your secret is out!
This was our 2nd stay at Bay View Villas and we are still in awe! Just can't get enough of the view!
This has got to be the easiest vacation to plan ever. Charlie has thought of everything. You can arrange for transportation to the villa; which includes a stop at the grocery store, rent a vehicle or a boat, transportation back to the airport all with a simple e-mail to Charlie.
The villa is spotless and the views are amazing! This is the perfect spot to relax. Make sure you take the kayaks over to Man-o-war Cay and venture to the other side. This was my favorite!
If you need anything, Charlie lives on site and will accommodate. He wants to make sure your stay is awesome! You leave feeling you have made a true friend.
We will definitely be returning again!
Thanks for sharing your paradise with us Charlie!
Mark and Vera Lynne

Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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cruizdavi...
New York City, New York
1 review
“Paradise found”
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in June 2018

My husband, 4 year old and I had a wonderful experience at Bayview Villa. The house was super clean and the backyard was a gorgeous private beach. We rented Charlie’s skiff and went cay hopping around the the area. We saw sharks, turtles, stingrays and many types of fish. We couldn’t have had a better time. Charlie is also the best host you can imagine!

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Greta M
1 review
“Amazing!”
Reviewed June 5, 2018 for a stay in May 2018

We had a wonderful stay at this beautiful villa. Upon entering we immediately noticed how immaculate everything was. The view is amazing here. It overlooks a bay of the clearest, most beautiful aqua water I’ve ever seen. When the tide goes out a sandbar appears and it is quite easy to grab the kayaks provided and kayak to the sandbar and neighboring island where there is another fabulous beach. We enjoyed snorkeling off the dock at the house and just relaxing in the hammock in the evenings. We rented a car from Charlie and explored the island. Charlie is a gem. He is so kind and helpful and he even made sure we had groceries in the refrigerator upon arrival. I give this place a 10 out of 10 and would recommend it to anyone coming to Exuma.

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Donna L
1 review
“Private Paradise”
Reviewed May 17, 2018 for a stay in May 2018

This property is beautiful and relaxing. Charlie (owner) is very gracious and a wonderful host. He has created a slice of heaven to relax and unwind in. You get lost in the serenity and beauty.

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