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Elbow Cay

Hill Tpo, Great Abaco Island
+1 242-366-0423
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Vacation

I enjoyed the whole history behind the light house. The view was great, the kids had fun climbing... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
Betty A
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Worth the stop

We anchored off the lighthouse and took the dinghy in for lunch and supplies. You can snorkel off... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2016
DTR35
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Island best known for the friendliness of its residents and its candy-cane-colored lighthouse.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“abaco inn” (10 reviews)
“hope town” (35 reviews)
“light house” (9 reviews)
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Hill Tpo, Great Abaco Island
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"beautiful island"
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"harbour edge"
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"great place to visit"
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"abaco islands"
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"a lot of fun"
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"historic lighthouse"
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"ferry"
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the whole history behind the light house. The view was great, the kids had fun climbing all the way to the top. Our captain was a native Bahamian and told us a lot of Bahamian history and story.

3  Thank Betty A
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We anchored off the lighthouse and took the dinghy in for lunch and supplies. You can snorkel off the beach (other side of island than lighthouse) either by taking the dinghy all the way around or docking it and walking. The hike up the lighthouse...More

2  Thank DTR35
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

A beautiful spot to hang your hat for a while. There are several great resorts to stay, marinas to dock your boat, restaurants with fabulous food and drink and beaches to rest. Notably the Harbour Lodge was a beautiful property as was the Hope Town...More

3  Thank Laureen S
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

very nice, idyllic, wonderful beaches. Don't miss climbing the stairs to the lighthouse, the view is spectacular.

1  Thank Franz F
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

This beautiful Cay has everything you're looking for in a Bahamian destination. The town is perfect for walking through, beautiful beaches, access to the Atlantic and friendly people. Wonderful place to spend a week-end or a month.

1  Thank drsterne
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

If you're looking for paradise - this is it! Having spent almost five months at the North End last year, we just came back for two weeks now and still love it. We'll leave again with sand in our shoes - meaning we're coming back...More

1  Thank poell
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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I took the ferry from Marsh Harbor to Elbow Cay to visit the Hopetown Lodge for the day. Lovely place with a beautiful private beach & pool. I enjoyed a couple of Bloody Mary's by the pool! Treated myself to Bahamian Mac n Cheese for...More

Thank RoSiE12484
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

This was my favorite island in the Abacos. Hopetown on Elbow Cay is what you think of when you want the classic Bahamian look, the pastel colored homes with the picket fences. And the Lighthouse gives it the Thomas Kinkaid feel. The people are friendly...More

2  Thank Cherimarie P
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Elbow Cay is one of the most attractive cays in the Abacos with a natural harbour in the main settlement - Hope Town - and of course the lighthouse which has come to be one of the better known symbols of the whole Bahamas chain...More

1  Thank Johnsie30
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is the place to go to get away from it all! Friendly people and just a beautiful place to unwind!

Thank Andrea E
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Topgun48
31 August 2016|
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Response from Andrea E | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I did not see any place to rent fishing tackle but there is a place that did dive trips in town across from the ice cream store and next to liquor store.
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André S
19 June 2016|
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Response from Beth M | Reviewed this property |
I would try to go through Atlanta which has a direct flight to Marsh Harbor. From Marsh Harbour, take a taxi to the ferry dock and take either Albury Ferry or G & L Transportation ( also a ferry) to Hopetown. Google the... More
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