The Exumas holidays Vacation rentals - villas, condos & holiday homes for rent, The Exumas
The Exumas are a collection of 365 tiny islands or cays that stretch 120 miles from Great Exuma in the south towards New Providence and Nassau in the north. Known for the beauty of it's cays, The Exumas are widely regarded as the jewels of the outer islands and range from tiny uninhabited islands to the tourist hubs of Great Exuma and Little Exuma.
Year after year, The Exumas continue to charm visitors with it's tropical look and feel so if you’re visiting The Bahamas, The Exumas are not to be missed. Around the main islands, there are plenty of attractions to visit as well as enjoying lazy days on the fabulous beaches. Whether it's touring the neighbouring islands and cays or exploring the shops in George Town on Great Exuma, you can still be back to your vacation rental in time for a dip in the warm turquoise waters before catching the sunset from your beachfront villa.
|Top things to see and do in The Exumas|
|Reef and wreck diving||✔|
|Three Sisters Rocks||✔|
|Deep sea fishing - marlin, snapper, grouper||✔|
|Hire a boat and explore the cays||✔|
|Wind surfing and kayaking||✔|
|Explore James Bond Thunderball Grotto||✔|
|Tour Stocking Island opposite George Town||✔|
|Swimming pigs on Major's Spot Cay||✔|
An all year round destination
The Exumas, like the rest of the Bahamas has a tropical savannah climate with two seasons. Summer runs from May until October where temperatures can often reach 33°C and above. During the summer, humidity is high so its imprtant that your vacation rental has air conditioning. This time of year means the sea is warm - ideal for swimming and snorkeling but you should expect short bursts of heavy rain followed by clear skies. November to May is ]the winter season with cooler temperatures, little rain and on occasion, strong winds with a chance of a hurricane between September and November.
Featured villas & condos in The Exumas
Holiday homes along the coast of The Exumas beautiful islands are plentiful and certainly good value especially for family vacations. You will find beachfront villas, often with private swimming pool, spacious condos and family holiday homes along the pristine beaches. The main and popular places to stay or own a property in The Exumas include Grand Exuma, Little Exuma and Staniel Cay.
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Top beaches in The Exumas
The beaches around the islands of The Exumas are some of the best in the Bahamas with long stretches of silky talcum powder white-pink sand flanked by palm trees. The beaches cater for everyone with family friendly beaches equipped with all facilities such as Chat 'n' Chill to those that are best for snorkeling and scuba diving on the giant reefs or around the shipwrecks. Some popular Exuma beaches that are easily reached from your vacation rental include...
Three Sisters Beach
Named after the mystical rock formations off the shore, Three Sisters Beach on Great Exuma is a popular place to relax and enjoy some swimming or snorkeling in the warm shallow waters. Its also a place where many couples exchange wedding vows in the belief that the Three Sisters Rocks will bring them luck.
Chat 'n' Chill Beach
The lovely Chat and Chill beach is nestled in a cove on Stocking Island and is reached by a water taxi from the harbour in George Town. Its a firm favourite with locals and tourists and not just because of the lovely beach, the Chat 'n' Chill beach bar and restaurant is a big draw - the pig roast on sundays is not to be missed!
Tropic of Cancer Beach
Also known as Pelican Beach, this stunning crescent of silky white-powder sand stretches along the coast of Little Exuma and is the longest and prettiest beach on the island. Located at 23 26N 75 35W, the beach is named after the meridian line that defines the northern extent of the tropics and crosses right through it.
Our view on holidays in The Exumas
The Exumas will take your breath away with its spectacular beach resorts and pristine waters teeming with tropical fish and should not to be missed if you are visiting the Bahamas. And, what better way to experience the local culture than by staying in a vacation rental. Whether a beach villa or condo, self catering Exuma vacation rentals provide freedom, space and flexibility to do what you when you want - home from home!
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