One of the largest system of caves in the Caribbean, Hatchet Bay Caves are hidden in the wide open space between James Cistern and Hatchet Bay. They give the appearance of a "vaulted cathedral. It is more than a mile long with stalagmites and stalactites the gleam in the tourchlight" (Source: geographica.com). It is said that these caves gave shelter to hiding pirates and bucanneers of the Caribbean, in their days.
Located in a pink building just north of Governors Harbour. If the clinic is not open, a nurse is on call at 242.332.3400. If you can’t get through, call police, and they will get another nurse on call.
Includes trips to the Exumas, Thunderbolt Cave, the National Park of the
Bahamas, Rose Island, etc. Maximum of 10 people.
Gladstone and Paul Petty, Governors Harbour: 242.332.2993 or 242.332.2963
Call 6:30.7:00 am eastern and after 9.9:30 pm eastern.
This is a do-it-yourself day trip. To get to Harbour Island, drive 45 minutes north
from the Governors Harbour airport to the Three Islands Dock, then a take a
short water-taxi ride (5 minutes) to Dumore Town on Harbour Island. The taxis run on a continuous basis and the fare is about $5-7. Once on Harbour Island, rent a golf cart for about $50-60/day and explore. Harbour Island has excellent shopping, many fine restaurants, celebrity sightings, and a long beautiful beach.
The only Robert Trent Jones designed golf course in the Bahamas, once ranked
among the best in the world. Although course maintenance is currently
haphazard it is still a very enjoyable course with an oceanfront hole.
the Bistro is Sky Beach Club’s exclusive fine dining experience that combines international cuisine with daily specials inspired by local Grouper, Hog Fish Snapper and Lobster. Not to mention traditional dishes with a twist that will keep your palate wanting more. For reservations, group parties or additional information please call 1.242.332.3422.
A collection of open-air gazebos that sit right on the beach, Tippy’s eclectic décor includes tables made from old shutters and antique piano keyboards hanging from the ceiling. The chalkboard menu changes daily depending on the delivery of local produce and seafood.
The Nautical Restaurant and bar: The Nautical Restaurant and bar is unsurpassed on the island for true “native dishes”, excellent continental specialties, and as quoted from FODOR’s Guide Book, “The Inn’s restaurant, a cozy nautical place with windows facing one of the best sunsets in the Bahamas.”
THE BEACH HOUSE TAPAS RESTAURANT & BAR
Located on Banks Road in Governor's Harbor, The Beach House is
one of the premier dinning experiences on Eleuthera. Enjoy a casual and relaxed meal or drink on the deck, overlooking French Leave Beach. one of the most beautiful beaches in the Bahamas. Families can find unique Bahamian fashions and gifts at The Beach House Boutique, hang on the beach, snorkel, swim, collect shells or just "kick it'.
Bone fishermen frequently can find some big Atlantic bonefish cruising along the beach. When you hear "it's better in the Bahamas" The Beach House is what they mean.
Open Monday - Saturday, 12:00 - 10:00 PM, Sunday, 12:00-3:00 PM
Live music every Thursday night beginning 8:00 PM
Reservations for dinner strongly recommended on Mondays and Thursdays. ..Please call (242) 332-3387
Local Legend "Surfer Pete" hangs his hat at his wife's gift shop, Rebecca's Beach Shop, in Gregory town. He will take care of all your watersports needs, including:
-surfboard rental (long and short)
-diving equipment rental
-fishing equipment rental
-bicycle rental (not a watersport, but what the heck)
Pete will also direct your social activities, if you wish, and, up to this day, has refused to testify about anyones island activities in open court, even if threatened with hard time...Don't be disturbed by Pete's peculiar habit, of addressing you as, "My Dog"; it is just a sign of respect.....
He can be reached at: