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Grotto Bay - Affordable Luxury On A Private Beach!

The Grotto Bay Property and Private Beach!
18 reviews
The Grotto Bay Property and Private Beach!
Aerial of Grotto Bay
Beach Entrance
Fire Pit!  Great for socializing and cooking your catch.
Our Play Area!
Grotto Bay's Crescent Beach -- Private!
Night Fall at Grotto Bay
End of the Day at Grotto Bay
The Turtle Studio
Turtle Studio Dinette
On the Deck
Guest Deck from Turtle Studio
Deck off of Triggerfish Studio
Steps from Beach to Guest Units
Grotto Bay
Nice and Clear!
Sailboats Anchored off of Grotto Bay
Grab a cup of coffee and embrace the morning
Beach Horseshoes
Kayak and Paddle Board any time of day!
Paddle Boarding to the Mail Boat
Crane Points to the Cave Sign
Throwing a Line to Mutton Snapper
Water View of Grotto Bay
Our New Guest Kitchen - Margarita Anyone?
Guest Kitchen is Adjacent to the Triggerfish Studio
Guest Kitchen is Complete with all Utensils and Coolers for the Car
Our Private Beach
The Kayaks are Always Waiting
Entrance to Grotto Bay
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Condo/Apartment -
Studio , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Salt Pond, Long Island, Out Islands, Bahamas
At Grotto Bay guests enjoy a serene tropical environment overlooking their own private sandy beach.

Our two beachfront studio units, with their sweeping deck, are situated on an extremely scenic, calm bay -- with gorgeous sunsets!

Guests can swim, snorkel or paddle board in a calm bay, kayak to nearby uninhabited cays or cast a line out to a fat mutton snapper. Here you’ll find beautiful seclusion, personalized service and luxury accommodations, all at a very affordable rate. Paddle boards, kayaks, snorkeling equipment, shorty wetsuits and fishing hand-lines are all complimentary.

The spacious deck connects two identical units (each renting for $145/night) and a fully equipped guest kitchen. The sandy beach is just steps away – with no neighbors in sight. Snorkelers will find a veritable nursery of tropical fish, an occasional t...
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About the Owner, Jean P
Calendar Updated: 36 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN2384328
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Excellent - based on 18 reviews
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English first
Southampton, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018

This was our first time with Jean and Kris at Grotto Bay and we can’t praise it enough. We had such a wonderful time from start to finish and especially Jean was always there to help us make it a fantastic and personal experience. We got a true glimpse of the Long Island spirit and will definitely come back and...

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It takes a little effort to get to Long Island, and it's definitely worth it. Guests such as this are experienced travelers looking for a unique adventure.


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Lindsay H
Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Jeanne and Chris were generous hosts and have carved out paradise on Long Island! We can't wait to get back!

Maureen F
2 reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015
person found this review helpful

My husband and I usually travel to Long Island with our family and hadn't stayed at Grotto Bay before. This was our first trip to the island without the kids. Jean and Kris were wonderful hosts. Their rooms and beach are beautiful. We loved cooking in the outdoor kitchen, grilling lobster on the beach and taking in the beautiful scenery....

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 King
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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 4 nights
R 1 692
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: R 467 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
During Regatta weekend (the first full Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday in June), there is a 4-night minimum @ $150.00 per night.
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About the neighbourhood
Grotto Bay is located in the settlement of Salt Pond, roughly at the center of the island. The property faces west, the calm side of Long Island, where fishing boats and pleasure boats frequently anchor. In just a few minutes by car, guests can also visit beautiful spots on the opposite side, where the surf is more dramatic.

Salt Pond has two of the best grocery stores on the island and is the site of the annual sailing Regatta the first full weekend in June. Guests have a front-row seat to the races and are within walking distance to the Regatta site.

Our calm cove is perfect for kayaking and paddle boarding (both are complimentary). Angers can even kayak out to one of our nearby uninhabited cays and throw out a line to fighting bonefish or even catch something tasty for dinner!...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Deadman's Cay: 24.0 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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