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Tarpum Bay

culmer cottage, Eleuthera
+1 231-932-5966
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A long drive for naught.

It's a cute fishing village, but we drove from Hut Point specifically to buy fish at the docks, and... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2012
Cincinnati, Ohio
Quaint Run Down Town

Our son, who is 19, came with us to Eleuthera, a trip of a lifetime for us! We wanted to see every... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2012
Sarnia Ontario Canada
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Small, picturesque town overlooking the waterfront, populated by artists and more than a couple goats. Clean attractive and well appointed cottage. Wifi and cable tv included.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
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  • Terrible3%
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“Lovely home in a wonderful village”
16 Nov 2016
“Birthday Celebration ”
culmer cottage, Eleuthera
+1 231-932-5966
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Reviewed 25 June 2012

It's a cute fishing village, but we drove from Hut Point specifically to buy fish at the docks, and all they had was conch. We actually bought a large grouper from the dock in Governor's Harbour...much closer to home....More

1  Thank 46Long
Management response:Responded 28 June 2012

I guess if you are only passing through, one would not regard Tarpum Bay as special. However, the community is fascinatng. Aside from the fish dock; there is the oldest church on the island, The Anglican Church; there is the interesting McMillan Castle on the...More

Reviewed 26 May 2012

Our son, who is 19, came with us to Eleuthera, a trip of a lifetime for us! We wanted to see every inch of the island so we had a rental car. Our son had a saying for bad smells, "It smells like Tarpum Bay!"...More

Thank MmeMinou
lynn57, visitor at Tarpum Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2012

If you have only driven through and not stopped, you have missed one of Eleuthera's tresures. This is a tourist friendly settlement. The fish dock, like the one in Governor's Harbor of course will smell fishy, but the winds don't bring that smell ashore. It...More

Reviewed 30 March 2012

There is a nice beach to walk and snorkel to swim just North of town. Nick brings his catch in from 3-5pm. Ask for the hogfish.

Thank Fritz_from_Lousiana
Reviewed 15 March 2012

It is a small, quite, little beach town. Not much in the way of tourist attractions or accommodations. The beach is very nice and secluded. The nearest airport is Rock Sound.

Thank Foxtrot-BandB
Reviewed 25 February 2012

Great place to go for that fresh catch for dinner. Also great for the fish fry every weekend and just a pretty little community to adventure in.

Thank blessedb
Reviewed 24 December 2011

Between 4 and 5 we wait for the fisherman to come in with today' s catch and we cook it up at home. It is DELICIOUS. There's not really much else to do there in my opinion.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 30 November 2011

Gorgeous view while riding along the road next to the Caribbean. Picture perfect setting with the pier and the clear turquoise water. Went by the artists castle house but it was locked up so I'm not sure if he still lives there. Neat little town....More

1  Thank puppydrum45
Reviewed 29 June 2011

What a quaint town. I love the winding road along the bay and all of the colorful buildings. Stopped by the dock and purchased snapper and grouper for dinner. Lovely.

2  Thank centraloregon_mom
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Reviewed 12 August 2005

We have just returned from the Bahamas, Eleuthera, Tarpum Bay where we stayed on the beach in a beachhouse called BahamasBay. It was delightfull, fully self-catering and we were completely left to ourselves. This was just what we wanted after busy city-life. We went for...More

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