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Man-O-War Cay

Hope Town, Great Abaco Island
+1 242-577-8007
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Laid back, and quiet

We enjoyed this island staying one night in the marina. There is not much to do, but that is kind... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David S
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
Dry Island

Well kind of. It was dry until about 2 years ag when 1 resturant began offering drinks. But other... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
Chris C
,
Spokane, Washington
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Known as the boat-building capital of the Bahamas, this island has historically been populated by religious white settlers.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat building” (10 reviews)
“dry island” (10 reviews)
“grocery store” (7 reviews)
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Hope Town, Great Abaco Island
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+1 242-577-8007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this island staying one night in the marina. There is not much to do, but that is kind of the point. If you are looking for night clubs, this is not your stop. Many of the boaters in the marina stay the whole...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

Well kind of. It was dry until about 2 years ag when 1 resturant began offering drinks. But other than that it is dry. Not much to do on th island. Kind of quiet and quaint.

Thank Chris C
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Lovely little cay with a cute ice cream store right off the public dock. You can see the famous Albury boats being made too which is nice. What I greatly disliked is that we couldn't walk more than a few feet without a loud golf...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

Small island that you travel on by renting a golf cart. The people are pleasant and friendly and you really get that island laid back feel.

1  Thank Jolene L
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Reviewed March 17, 2017

While out on a charter snorkeling in the area, we stopped at Man-O-War Cay. Enjoyed the easy pace and friendly folks, even more low key than Hope Town. We explored the Albury boat building shop and the few quaint shops along the water. Stopping by...More

Thank dawnandwayne
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Reviewed March 16, 2017

We recently spent a week cruising in the Abacos and we really enjoyed our stay on Man-O-War. The marina was welcoming. The town was charming. The people were helpful and friendly. The Dock and Dine and Hibiscus are great places to eat. We'd definitely recommend...More

Thank carolR5819CZ
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Reviewed January 10, 2017

Have been coming to MOW for 10 years now. Always rent a home on the water. This is my favorite place in the Caribbean. It is like stepping back in time. The people are wonderful, always so friendly and helpful! Grocery store has everything plus...More

1  Thank Elaine B
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Reviewed October 12, 2016

I love Man O War. It is the most ideal place in the Bahamas to simply relax. The place is quiet, the local residents are wonderful, respectful people. There are 2 restaurants on the island that are excellent. There is a market that pretty much...More

Thank jlplegal
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

We docked at the marina and extended our stay, as we found this island to be extraordinarily inviting, clean and beautiful. We enjoyed several delicious lunches at the open-air marina restaurant. Exploring the island with a rented golf cart was fun and quite the adventure!...More

Thank Carina B
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Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

If you need something repaired, this is a good stop. There are a couple good restaurants too. If you need exercise, walk the length of the island and you'll see some funky things along the way.

Thank DTR35
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