If you’re anything like me, there was a time in your life when there were vacations, there were beach vacations, and then there was the Bahamas. It was always something to dream about — tropical, distant, and probably out of my price range. Thanks to our friends at Vrbo, though, it turns out you can find a lot of places in the Bahamas that are actually pretty affordable. No, really!
When planning your trip, be sure to do some digging and learn about where you’re going. Whether you plan to go to Bimini on a cruise, you’re there for a long weekend, you’re headed to Nassau, or want to swim with pigs, you’ll find plenty to do in this beautiful destination! To save you some time, we’ve pulled together 10 affordable vacation rentals that are sure to please, all of which are in different areas of Exuma. Fear not, though, there are lots of ways to island hop around the beautiful Bahamas so you can do a little bit of everything no matter where you stay!
Aqua Vista, Exuma, George Town$334/night avg
This round pedestal house rental at the water’s edge is a one-of-a-kind! Offering amazing ocean views, Aqua Vista features wraparound balconies, a huge private dock, a sunset tiki bar, and so much more on the exterior. Inside, you will love the large kitchen, nice-sized living area, two upstairs bedrooms, and lots more. With incredible views, space for up to 10 people, and so much to do, this is an amazing bargain!
Beach Studio On Hoopers Bay, Exuma, George Town$249/night avg
While staying at this beach studio on Hoopers Bay, you will wake up to the soothing sound of waves gently hitting the beach. Just seconds from this studio is the blue and calm water, mostly undisturbed with just a few green turtles around. Ready to head out? Take advantage of one of the provided kayaks to go exploring or hang out on the private sea-facing patio. Want to stay in? Sit back in a beach lounger or sea float and enjoy the scenery. Inside this beachfront studio is a queen bed, kitchenette, dining table and chairs, loveseat, wifi, and more!
Point Of View, Exuma, Rolleville$229/night avg
Perfect for the best romantic weekend getaway for two, Point of View is a 700-square-foot Bahamian-style cottage nestled on a quiet beach with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Inside, you’re sure to make use of the fully equipped kitchen with major appliances, a cooking range, a refrigerator, and more. Have a seat at the four-seat dinette table for your meals, or relax on the sofa located in the open living space. Step out onto the spacious wooden deck that overlooks the Atlantic, then head down to the beach to sunbathe, gaze at the moon, or relax with a tropical drink any time of day. Such a gorgeous beach view and so many amenities!
Seaside Cottage Seabiscuit, Exuma, George Town$300/night avg
The views! Seaside Cottage Seabiscuit is a one-bedroom cottage that offers absolutely amazing sunsets, swimming, fishing, kayaking, relaxation, and fun! Sit on the porch to enjoy the breathtaking sunsets or unwind at the kitchen table — surrounded by windows and ambiance. The reviews are virtually flawless, and this one is in high demand. Book soon!
My Blue Heaven, Exuma, George Town$400/night avg
Just steps away from a secluded, beautiful beach and crystal clear Caribbean water, My Blue Heaven is an oceanfront home that’s located close to restaurants, bars, grocery and liquor stores, and more. This fully appointed house has a newly renovated and fully stocked kitchen, a new gas grill on the back veranda, a laundry room with a new full-size washer and dryer, and amazing views — beach towels and chairs also included! There’s so much to do close by. Check this one out today!
Sea Garden, Exuma, George Town$500/night avg
You are going to love the Sea Garden! The front porch is everything: furniture, a hammock, amazing view. This house is right on the beach with a great view of Tar Bay and the ocean. The huge wraparound porch itself is 1,000 square feet and reachable from seven separate doors — one from each of the bedrooms. Inside, the home is beautifully furnished and comes with a fully equipped kitchen, a dining table for six, and beds that have gel mattresses and pillows. It’s in a great location for sightseeing, near all kinds of restaurants, a boat rental company, water sports, and so much more. Sea Garden is an absolute top pick.
Casa Del Mar, Exuma, Moss Town$862.07/night avg
Casa Del Mar is a contemporary beach villa with direct access to 2 miles of white sand beach. You will love the stunning views and definitely enjoy the patio that’s furnished with a sofa and chairs. The fully equipped kitchen, dining room, full set of hotel amenities, and washer and dryer offer plenty of convenience, and the bedrooms are gorgeous! This place is stunning, inside and out, and is in high demand. Book it while you can!
Sunset Cove, Exuma, Hartswell$426/night avg
This new beach house on Little Exuma is a beautiful oceanfront home with a private beach area, featuring stunning sunset views. A perfect spot for kayaking and snorkeling, this home is on the private side of the island known as the Ferry, which has some of the most incredible sand bars and beaches in the Bahamas. Amenities include a fully stocked kitchen, including all appliances and cookware, beach towels, portable beach chairs and umbrellas, a large portable cooler, and so much more! Imagine waking up to those views (see photos!), stepping into the large living space, then starting your day on that beautiful deck looking over the water. Beautiful and in high demand, the Sunset Cove is a true find!
Jolly Hall Beach House, Exuma, George Town$500/night avg
How does staying at the only residence on the beach with your loved ones sound to you? If you choose the three-bedroom Jolly Hall Beach House, that’s exactly what you’ll get! Rest up in the master bedroom, which comes complete with a king-size bed, a full ensuite bathroom, a Jacuzzi tub, and access to an upper patio that overlooks the ocean — a perfect spot to do some sunbathing. The state-of-the-art kitchen has a stainless steel refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, dining table with stools, and more. Only steps from your door is a gazebo with seating for 12 or more guests along with an amazing view of the beach and bay. The Jolly Hall Beach House is a gated property that’s sure to impress!
Sundance Beach House$301.57/night avg
Make Pigeon Cay Beach your own personal paradise at this Cat Island, Bahamas, beach getaway. You and three guests can experience crystal clear waters just a few steps from your beds. Enjoy the back door patio with a direct view of the ocean. And with no neighbors nearby, this is the secluded beach house you’ve always been dreaming of.
With the necessary amenities, such as Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, and a washer and dryer, you will also appreciate the quaint but artistic design of this beach house. With tiled floors and wood paneling that you may find in a place like Italy, this rental was made to make memories inside and out. With the early summer months booking fast, be sure to reserve your summer stay ASAP!
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