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On the Rocks 2 bedroom cottage with Boat Dock

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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island, Abaco Islands, Out Islands, Bahamas
In an idyllic location on the impressive and beautiful peninsula of The Eastern Shore and overlooking the Sea of Abaco and Sugar Loaf Cay. The closest thing to being on an island without the need for a boat!

'On the Rocks' is just two miles from the town of Marsh Harbour and the ferry to Guana Cay and within walking distance to the Hope Town and Man of War ferries. The town has a good selection of shops, supermarkets and medical facilities all staffed by friendly and helpful people. Car and Boat Rentals are available locally and there is a good taxi service to and from the International Airport just 20 minutes away. Golf is available at Treasure Cay and Winding Bay and divers are serviced by two well established Dive Shops in the town.

The cottage is a well equipped, cool and comfortable home. One can walk, run and swim in compl...
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About the Owner, Christopher B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Jan 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 22 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Our Caretaker, Erma, is on hand if you have any problems. All our guests enjoy interacting with Erma, as you will see from many of the Guest Reviews.
She can be called at any time.
We live on a neighbouring island and can best be reached via email if you need us. We respond very quickly and are able to sort problems out very immediately.
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Hickory, North Carolina
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in April 2018

On the Rocks is the perfect rental cottage for two couples. It’s location in Eastern Shores makes it convenient to shops (groceries, gifts, liquor) and restaurants while still providing the privacy of the lesser populated out islands. The house is immaculately clean and equipped with all the conveniences of home. It even has nice open tile showers and separate central...

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Management response:

Dear Mary Jane, I am so glad that you had such a good time. The cottage is certainly well located for boating and relaxing. Thank so much for helping with the clean up at the end of your visit, Erma was bowled away with all you did to make her work easier. Thanks. We look forward to your return visit....

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gwarp
Windermere, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2018 for a stay in March 2018
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On the Rocks is the perfect place to stay for an amazing getaway! The two bed/bath home is clean and suitable for a couples retreat or family stay. The owners are down-to-earth, easy to work with, and everything is as advertised. Their recommendation of hiring Capt James for fishing and island hopping was spot on! We had an absolute blast!

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Dear Greg, so glad that you had such a good time with Capt. James. He certainly is a character and knows Abaco waters so well. Thank you for your compliments. We look forward to your return. Regards Christopher

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 for a stay in March 2018

We had an amazing time at “on the rocks”! The house was beautiful, clean, and comfortable. The view from the deck was unbeatable! We are already figuring out when we can come back!

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Dear Greg, so pleased that your stay at On the Rocks came up to your expectations. I am sure your trips with Capt. James made it a lot more enjoyable. I hope we see you back again. All the best Christopher

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Welcome to On The Rocks, Eastern Shore, Marsh Harbour, Abaco Christopher and Suzanne welcome you to our cottage “On the Rocks” and we hope that you enjoy your stay. To help you...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Super King
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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€213
US$250
€1,309
US$1,540
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Fees
  • Cleaning fee: €85 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: €425 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Beaches & Ferries Abaco

Eastern Shore, Marsh Harbour
There is a small beach West of the cottage. You will pass it on the RHS after the concrete S bend as you enter Eastern Shore.

Mermaid Reef, Pelican Shores, Marsh Harbour
Mermaid Reef is located on Pelican Shore. Turn right off the main road going into town just before the Abaco Beach Resort, which is on the left, at Lignum Vitae. Go up the hill, follow the road round and you will come to it on your right. It is very good for snorkeling. There is a good fish shop on this road beside the boat yard at the bottom of the hill.

Treasure Cay
Go North out of Marsh Harbour to Treasure Cay, one of the top 10 beaches in the world. It is about a 40 minute drive. There is a big beach bar there.
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Getting around
I think it is a good idea to rent a car while visiting On the Rocks as there are two places that I recommend Guests visit. Pete's Pub is about 30 minutes South at Little Harbour and Treasure Sands Club about 40 minutes North at Treasure Cay.
It also makes it easier to go shopping and out for dinner in the evenings.
You can also rent a boat which enables you to visit all the Cays although the ferries are available too.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Marsh Harbour International Airport: 11.0 km
Ferry: Albury's Ferry: 2.0 km
Directions from Marsh Harbour International Airport to
“On the Rocks” Eastern Shores, Marsh Harbour, Abaco

The new Terminal is now open.

If hiring a car from Seastar Rentals turn right coming out of the terminal and exit the car park. Seastar is located the far side of the roundabout. You will see cars parked on grass and a wooden building up on stilts where the office is situated.

You will enter a dual carriageway and reach a roundabout in approximately a quarter of a mile. Roundabout has large Abaco Parrot statue in the middle, as in the photograph on 'Things to Know' above.

Take the second exit left heading towards town on Great Abaco Highway, passing Abaco Neem and Pine Woods Nursery on your right.

Travel straight on for about 2 miles. The road changes to Dan Mackey Boule...
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Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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