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Galveston Island, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

My wife and flew in to MacDuff's in November for an overnight. We were the only people staying at the cottages and had the place to ourselves. It was amazing to have the whole island for us! We paddle boarded from the beach to the bay side, which is quite a haul. It was pricey, but I really can't put... More 

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Boston
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129 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

MacDuff's is the only restaurant, bar and cottage option on this delightful little island off of Nassau. We enjoyed delicious drinks and appetizers there and had the chance to tour the cottages which are right on the beach. Gorgeous! If you want to have dinner call ahead for a reservation. The place has indoor and outdoor seating. The cottages run... More 

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1 Thank Lin M
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Beautiful peaceful setting, gorgeous rooms and restaurant, delicious food and warm friendly first class service! Even if passing by boat, just tie up to the buoys and pop in for the best gourmet burger in the Bahamas! A beautiful place to stay, and an absolute MUST lunch & dinner spot for boaters in the Exumas!

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1 Thank BBandBoo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

I recently returned from an amazing stay on what I believe to be the next big thing in the Exumas. Norman's Cay and MacDuff's has been transformed from an island of dilapidated villas and abandoned runway into a gorgeous boutique resort and airport in the heart of the Exumas. I have traveled the Exumas by small plane many times over... More 

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1 Thank John T
Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 28 May 2015

Norman’s Cay Beach Club (ex MacDuff's) has changed dramatically from the authentic out island restaurant and bar of yesteryear. Gone are the days of the petrol driven daiquiri mixer, conch everything and possibly the best burgers anywhere. But that’s progress and whilst I was disappointed that another old friend has gone it is in a fantastic location with attentive staff.... More 

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Thank Andrew L
Ajay J, General Manager at MacDuff’s Cottages & Restaurant, responded to this review

Yes, times have changed......but we need to keep the charm, courteous service and good cuisine for future generations. Do come back sometime.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

We were traveling on our boat and took the dingy to Normans. We have been there many times but now the grounds are so much prettier. The rooms are awesome, the staff are super friendly. If you love beautiful scenery, relaxing on your own private beach, fantastic snorkeling this is the place

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We arrived in a private charter (noble air charter ) which I rate an A for professionalism. We then proceeded to have a fantastic seafood lunch cooked to perfection. We later enjoyed the beach and the view which was amazing.

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5 Thank Kathy34438
Compassrose89
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Traveled on our trawler down the Exuma chain for several months. Norman's Cay is a beautiful small island, the waters are crystal clear. Stay a few days and go snorkeling or diving on the plane wreck. There are some really nice coral reefs all around the area.We took the dinghy in to shore to eat at the restaurant. We were... More 

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5 Thank Compassrose89
Green Cove Springs, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We have "snuck" in by dingy and had lunch here. What fun. The food is good, but the view is worth the entire visit. Like being on your own private island retreat. Walk the beach, enjoy the time away from time.

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3 Thank landyachty
Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2012

have stayed on normans cay 2 times and it is a experience like no other....i stayed with a family that lives on the island 1 to 2 months a year....if you survivor island tv show then this is your place to be... I LOVE IT THERE ..so peaceful...waters are crystal clear and the colors are amazing...i fish with a hiawiian... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about MacDuff’s Cottages & Restaurant

Address: Norman's Cay
Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > Norman's Cay
Price Range: £866 - £866 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Anchor your boat on the outside, the inside can get a bit crowded! Enjoy the fresh air, let go and relax! Amazing sunrises and sunsets!”
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“there is no bad rooms ..just peacefulness and god mad beauty”
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