2017-09-18 11:14:38 by Athena Mabon
(Photo:The Nassau Tribune)
When Hurricane Irma devastated tiny Ragged Island in the southern Bahamas, it displaced a population of about 70 and threatened to destroy a way of life.
Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, however, has vowed to transform Ragged into the first fully green island in... [
2017-09-11 13:06:38 by Athena Mabon
She came and she went.
None of us will forget the weekend Hurricane Irma paid an unwelcome visit to the Bahamas, leaving behind a trail of destruction in a number of remote islands, but fortunately sparing the more populated islands from her brute force.
Not one life was lost in the Bahamas due... [
2017-08-25 09:44:28 by Athena Mabon
Located in the lovely little gated community of Brace Ridge off Eastern Road in Nassau, this 3 bed, 2 bath home enjoys lots of natural light and a pretty outdoor garden and patio for relaxing.
It sits on a large 15,000sq.ft. lot and comprises 3,000 sq. ft. of interior space, the open... [
2017-07-27 14:07:26 by Athena Mabon
Situated on gorgeous Gillam Bay Beach in Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, this 3/2.5 bath home is perfect for island living.
It has lots of veranda space and a deck overlooking the powder white sand beach and turquoise sea with the Pelican Cays providing a beautiful backdrop in the... [
2017-07-21 09:32:29 by Athena Mabon
The summer rains herald "Crab Season," a much anticipated time in the islands of the Bahamas.
The land†crabs, laden with eggs, crawl to the sea to give birth to hundreds of thousands of babies.
It is a remarkable sight - the crab crawl from the bush to the sea.
Locals take to the bush... [
2017-07-07 11:21:18 by Athena Mabon
The Bahamas celebrates its 44th year of Independence from British rule on July 10th.
This is an especially fun time for Bahamas home owners. The hot lazy days and balmy nights come alive with fireworks, music, marching bands and picnics throughout the islands of the Bahamas.
2017-06-23 12:56:05 by
Take a look at this Sandyport Bahamas real estate listing
Sandyport is a lovely waterfront residential community of pastel coloured homes and canals.
This pedestrian friendly enclave on western New Providence (Nassau) blends vibrancy with laid-back island living.
Popular with both local... [
2017-06-13 10:42:14 by Athena Mabon
In June, the Bahamas islands of Nassau and Exuma burst into a glorious blaze of fire after the first rainfall of summer brings the Royal Poinciana into bloom.
The flaming red and orange flowers, nestled against feathery nests of foliage, are spectacular, especially on the eastern end of New... [
2017-05-26 14:08:41 by Athena Mabon
Itís really a boat plane
You can always count on something out of the ordinary happening when you spend a day in the enchanting Exuma Cays south east of Nassau.
A barracuda may snatch a snapper off your rod in mid-air or a shark may grab that nice fresh Mahi... [
2017-05-17 13:32:14 by Athena Mabon
(Photo:The Nassau Tribune)
Bahamas real estate leaders have welcomed the election of the Free National Movement to power.
The FNM won a landslide victory in the May 10 general election, defeating the ruling PLP after only one term in office.
Bahamian brokers are optimistic the new... [
2017-05-05 13:44:54 by Athena Mabon
Even when a rage is running and youíre confined to shore, the island of Great Exuma offers miles and miles of beautiful coastline to explore.
From Rolleville in the west to Hartswell in the east, Great Exuma is one of the most attention-grabbing islands in the Bahamas with its long... [
2017-04-20 13:19:57 by Athena Mabon
How do you spell Paradise?
That's Exuma, a stunning necklace of islands located in the south eastern Bahamas.
There's something extraordinary about Elizabeth Harbour at George Town, the main township of Great Exuma.
Bathed in the most brilliant turquoise sea, the... [
2017-04-10 13:33:08 by Athena Mabon
Easter in the islands of the Bahamas starts long before day breaks on Easter Sunday.
The Bahamas has a large Christian population and so for many, the Easter season starts with Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, and continues for 40 days. It's a time for reflection and for some,... [
2017-03-24 14:16:32 by Athena Mabon
Emerald Palms is a gem of a boutique hotel, tucked away in a coconut palm grove on a pristine white sand beach in beautiful South Andros.
The idyllic 10 acre property operated as an eco-resort. Itís served as a hub for recreational fishermen and hunters from the upper echelons of... [
2017-03-17 12:46:17 by Athena Mabon
Every Spring, our Bahamas homes took on a magical quality as the air outside turned thick with butterflies and dragon flies.
As children, we caught them in delicate fish nets to examine and then free..
These jeweled insects arenít nearly as prolific as they used... [
2017-03-10 09:42:30 by Athena Mabon
Glass. Itís all the rage now. From the kitchen to the bathroom, glass is making a big splash in remodels.
We love the sea glass effect. It fits in perfectly with our Bahama homes. And itís timeless.
Itís particularly lovely in the Bahamas beach homes, but glass works well in any home... [
2017-03-03 12:55:00 by Athena Mabon
One of the gutsiest women in the Bahamas lived in this home in the beautiful little community of The Ferry on Little Exuma.
Her name was Gloria Patience and she was famed for hauling sharks onto her 13-foot Boston Whaler during solo fishing excursions in the ocean.
Known as ďDa (the)... [
2017-02-22 12:13:18 by coral harbour property
Are you into fishing? Exploring? Adventure?
Do you like to travel?
Maybe youíd rather relax on the beach with a good book.
If your answer is ĒYesĒ to any of the above, youíll love living in Coral Harbour on the south western tip of New Providence here in the Bahamas.
For starters,... [
2017-02-17 12:32:13 by Athena Mabon
Steeped in history, this Colonial treasure is the second oldest home on beautiful Harbour Island in the Bahamas.
Dunmore Cottage, located in historic Dunmore Town, enjoys unobstructed views of the picturesque harbour. The mainland of Eleuthera Island provides a backdrop to the blue... [
2017-02-10 12:06:54 by Athena Mabon
Imagine drinking in the beauty of the sparkling Atlantic Ocean from this covered veranda on beautiful Harbour Island in the Eleuthera chain of islands in the Central Bahamas.
This amazing hilltop Harbour Island property captures panoramic views of the ocean and the celebrated three... [