We stayed in Dolphin Cottage, which unfortunately, is now in a much more run-down state than the website photos, but the wildlife around it was prolific and entertaining. However, the general state of the island, as the main resort has closed, is quite sad and one gets the feeling that nature is reclaiming it all. I realise this isn't necessarily a bad thing, but the Holiday Village really needs some money spending on it.
Geoff is lovely, and really helpful, and obviously very busy. He was great fetching wine and beer over from the mainland for us. We were without electricity a couple of nights, and felt, very isolated, which might not suit everyone. But the beaches are superb, and you can easily be the only people on them. Mind the sandflies if you have problems with them though! Also there was no food to be bought at all as everywhere was closed, so make sure you take plenty. Although the Island Pizza is superb, but was only open one night when we were there. The water sports had limited availability, and it was difficult to pin somebody down to actually get hold of snorkels or a canoe, and the guided trips didn't happen.
A lovely island, with beautiful views, but the bushwalking was quite challenging as the trails didn't seem very widely used.
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