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Grotto Bay & Beach
Grotto Bay
Beach Entrance
Our Play Area!
Fire Pit!  Great for socializing and cooking your catch.
Beach Horseshoes
Kayaking & Sailing
The Turtle Room
The Turtle Room
Guest Deck
Vanity & Kitchen Area
On the Deck
Entrance to Grotto Bay
Crane Points to the Cave Sign
Throwing a Line
Aerial of Grotto Bay
Water View of Grotto Bay
Deck off of Triggerfish Room
Grotto Bay's Crescent Beach -- Private!
Night Fall at Grotto Bay
Guest Room Dinette
Our New Guest Kitchen
Guest Kitchen is Adjacent to the Guest Units
Guest Kitchen is Complete with all Utensils
Grab a cup of coffee and embrace the morning
Nice and Clear!
Sailboats Anchored off of Grotto Bay
Steps from Beach to Guest Units
Our Private Beach
The Kayaks are Always Waiting
End of the Day at Grotto Bay
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Private Room, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Salt Pond, Long Island, Out Islands, Bahamas

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Juneau
Reviewed 25 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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TX
Reviewed 22 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Khalua C
Buckhead, Georgia
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“We found an amazing romantic hideaway”
Reviewed 2 January 2013 for a stay in December 2012
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We were greeted on long Island by Mr T. he somehow knew who we were and walked us right over to the rental car that the owner Jeannie set up for us. She was not one the Isalnd but when we mentioned her and her husbands names they were very loved and missed on the Island. I want to come back just so I can meet the people that made such an amazing guest house. We love the open space and being right on the private beaches. We never locked the door the whole trip. It just feels safe. We used the canoes to go super life of pi out in the ocean. It was one of the most beautiful sunsets I have ever seen in my life. I had drinks both nights at Su Sides and I feel like Ive made life long friends. This place has an amazing energy and the caves are pretty awesome. If you are not scared of bats you can do it all the way to the 3rd chamber. I cant wait to come back!

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Liked best: the beach
Liked least: leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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simondela...
Londra
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“Beautiful place in the middle of paradise!”
Reviewed 5 December 2012 for a stay in November 2012

We've just come back from two glorious weeks at Grotto Bay. The location in Salt Pond is ideal as it is halfway up/down Long Island which makes it easy to get everywhere during the day, and that shops and restaurants are only a short walk or drive away. The private beach is beautiful, and next to a warm, clear, aquamarine sea where you can kayak (included) and swim/snorkel. If you want to cook at Grotto Bay, then it is made very easy at the guest kitchen, or by using the Weber next to the beach to BBQ your fish and crab claws (which we did most days!) The rooms are nicely furnished, and there are a good selection of DVDs too in case you want an evening in.

Get a rental car as it is the only way to get round the Island. Make sure you visit Dean's Blue Hole, and have lunch or dinner at Max's Conch Bar (the central source of information on Long Island!) Long Island is pretty quiet so don't go expecting any wild evenings out, but it is perfect for relaxing and recharging while on holiday.

Am already missing those cold Kalik's, and can't wait to go back. Complete paradise - can't recommend Grotto Bay highly enough.

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Liked best: The private beach
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Tennessee
Reviewed 9 August 2012 for a stay in May 2012

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Management Response
9 Aug 2012
Thank you so much for this detailed review. We pride ourselves on service here, and are so happy you had such a beautiful wedding and honeymoon. Thank you so much for choosing Grotto Bay! All the best to you, with many happy years ahead.
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Shellyofs...
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“Good location, beautiful beaches”
Reviewed 5 July 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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Being located in the center of the island makes this a great spot. Make sure that you book a day of fishing with Locksley if you fish or not! It was so much fun. Also dont miss Deans Blue Hole. Gas up the car and buy your food on Saturday night for the next day as well because everything closes on Sunday. Take the industrial strength bug repellent if you plan to utilize the outdoor kitchen or sit outdoors. Most of all, if you're not prepared to curl up in bed early each night in the air-conditioned room with a good book, go to a resort. If you like to have no schedule and explore on your own, you will love Long Island. Beautiful beaches!!!!
Most of the things you need to explore the island are available: kayaks, snorkel gear, boogie board, cooler, flashlight, beach chairs and more.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Same bath towel and beach towel for 5 days, take some with you
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Utah
Reviewed 17 May 2012 for a stay in May 2012
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