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Great Guana Cay

Marsh Harbour, Great Guana Cay
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Pretty as a postcard

Great place to spend a few days! The beaches are very beautiful and the ocean a bit angry with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa P
via mobile
It's Better in the Bahamas but, it's Gooder in Great Guana Cay

Abaco is known for its top boating and sailing destinations throughout the Caribbean. Great... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2018
michie17
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Ft. Lauderdale
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One of the more undeveloped islands in the Bahamas, known for its Loyalist history and the friendliness of its inhabitants.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“orchid bay” (11 reviews)
“laid back” (9 reviews)
“golf cart” (15 reviews)
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Marsh Harbour, Great Guana Cay
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"orchid bay"
in 11 reviews
"laid back"
in 9 reviews
"golf cart"
in 15 reviews
"day trip"
in 7 reviews
"ocean side"
in 5 reviews
"liquor store"
in 3 reviews
"nice beaches"
in 3 reviews
"nice restaurant"
in 2 reviews
"beach bar and grill"
in 2 reviews
"spent weeks"
in 2 reviews
"friendly locals"
in 2 reviews
"small island"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful spot"
in 2 reviews
"clear water"
in 2 reviews
"man o war"
in 2 reviews
"hope town"
in 2 reviews
"pizza"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to spend a few days! The beaches are very beautiful and the ocean a bit angry with waves but still, with a bit of common sense, safe to swim. There is several ferries to get on and off the island, 30$ go and...More

Thank Lisa P
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Reviewed January 26, 2018

Abaco is known for its top boating and sailing destinations throughout the Caribbean. Great Guana Cay is the largest of the cays in the Abaco chain with a total of approximately 170 residence. Home to world famous Nippers Beach Bar and Grill but, also known...More

3  Thank michie17
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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Great day to snorkel, eat, drink and hang out at Nippers located on Great Guana Cay! (See also review on Nipper's) Prices $$$

1  Thank IslandGirl055
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

Ideal long weekend spot - we'll be back! Or just come from another island and rent a golf cart for the day.

Thank Chad W
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Reviewed May 25, 2017

Nice island that's great for escaping. It's a small island with nice beaches. Dining out is expensive. The best way to stay is to shop and cook at your rental. There is one liquor store and one grocery (both are well stocked). Beer is very...More

5  Thank Srudd5
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

Beautiful island, ocean side beach is one of the loveliest beaches I've been on, mostly deserted, our daughters loved playing in the surf. Abaco side was calm and less breezy so this narrow island has two very different sides...We went to Man o war and...More

1  Thank Matt W
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

We live in Nassau Bahamas and decided to spend our Easter vacation in GGC. We had been there before on a day trip from Treasure Cay the previous year and thought we would give it a try for an overnight trip. We stayed in BeachWalk...More

1  Thank Cathy W
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

Beautiful laid back island. No cars just golf carts. no traffic, no noise. Great place to get away from it all.

1  Thank goodeats22
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Reviewed March 20, 2017

Beautiful Island, Quiet, Serene, Just an ideal place the Abacos to have a quiet Vacation. Remote and Quiet!

Thank GypsyJasper
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Reviewed January 26, 2017

Chris and his crew made diving effortless. The crew assisted with the gear and fortunately I was paired up with Chris the dive master. Chris was very attentive and made me feel relaxed (I can get anxious at times). We went to the Fowl Caye...More

1  Thank Cheryl E
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281 reviews
.48 km away
Wally's Restaurant
193 reviews
14.76 km away
Treasure Sands Club
251 reviews
19.29 km away
Firefly Bar & Grill
370 reviews
21.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
Abaco Adventures
33 reviews
16.90 km away
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45 reviews
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Joe's Studio
6 reviews
23.99 km away
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bilgerat
September 28, 2016|
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Response from BethBaker40 | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely take a cooler packed with meats and cheeses, etc!
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jprichmondva
September 7, 2016|
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Response from Islandprincess28 | Reviewed this property |
It depends. Nippers and Grabbers are always open!
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