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“Lovely Hideaway on Long Island”
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The Grotto Bay Property and Private Beach!
Aerial of Grotto Bay
Beach Entrance
Fire Pit!  Great for socializing and cooking your catch.
Our Play Area!
Grotto Bay's Crescent Beach -- Private!
Night Fall at Grotto Bay
End of the Day at Grotto Bay
The Turtle Studio
Turtle Studio Dinette
On the Deck
Guest Deck from Turtle Studio
Deck off of Triggerfish Studio
Steps from Beach to Guest Units
Grotto Bay
Nice and Clear!
Sailboats Anchored off of Grotto Bay
Grab a cup of coffee and embrace the morning
Beach Horseshoes
Kayak and Paddle Board any time of day!
Paddle Boarding to the Mail Boat
Crane Points to the Cave Sign
Throwing a Line to Mutton Snapper
Water View of Grotto Bay
Our New Guest Kitchen - Margarita Anyone?
Guest Kitchen is Adjacent to the Triggerfish Studio
Guest Kitchen is Complete with all Utensils and Coolers for the Car
Our Private Beach
The Kayaks are Always Waiting
Entrance to Grotto Bay
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Condo/Apartment -
Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Salt Pond, Long Island, Out Islands, Bahamas

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ReneundCh...
Vienna, Austria
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Lovely Hideaway on Long Island”
Reviewed 30 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014
5
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We instantly fell in love with Grotto Bay! The house and beach are set up beautifully with lots of thought put into layout and decoration. The private beach has umbrellas and palmtrees that offer shade when hanging out in the hammocks or beds. Plenty of equipment is available such as snorkeling and diving gear as well as kajaks and paddle boards etc.
The rooms come with aircon,Fan, fridge, coffee machine and tv for dvds.
There is also a great outdoor kitchen that offers everything you need to cook Plus a Weber bbq Grill and an open fire place
The perfect get away from all the hustle and bustle back home!

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Liked best: we got all we needed and more
Liked least: we only had 4 days
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Minnesota
Reviewed 28 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014
4
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Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
A romantic getaway
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PhD2007
West Palm Beach, FL
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Paradise Found”
Reviewed 9 August 2013 for a stay in June 2013
6
people found this review helpful

This property is absolutely gorgeous! It is right on the water and has its own beach. The room my husband and I occupied was very comfortable and immaculate. I cannot say enough about how wonderful Grotto Bay is as well as how nice the owners are to their guests. Chris and Jeannie took us out on their boat to watch the local sailing regatta and provided us with so much information about Long Island. They also have kayaks and paddleboards you can use while you are staying with them. Don't miss exploring the cave located adjacent to their property. Jeannie gave us flashlights and had a map in the room we could look at before entering. Also, I recommend renting a car for your stay, Jeannie will help you with this, as many of the things to see are located a drive away from the property. Long Island is a beautiful place and if you are looking for a pristine, uncrowded, island adventure stay at Grotto Bay. It is truly a wonderful experience.

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Liked best: The beach and the layout of the property, especially the outdoor kitchen.
Liked least: Liked everything.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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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
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“We found an amazing romantic hideaway”
Reviewed 2 January 2013 for a stay in December 2012
1
person found this review helpful

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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Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
People with pets
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Londra
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“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
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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