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2017-04-20 13:19:57 by Athena Mabon
How do you spell Paradise? Easy! E-X-U-M-A. 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... [more]
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,... [more]
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... [more]
2017-03-17 12:46:17 by Athena Mabon
(Photo: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... [more]
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... [more]
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)... [more]
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,... [more]
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... [more]
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... [more]
2017-01-24 12:09:35 by Athena Mabon
Who would have thought the idyllic island of Man-O-Way Cay in Abaco, the Bahamas, would draw so much attention? But attention is just what this Abaco real estate oasis received when a U.S, Coast Guard helicopter arrived to retrieve an unarmed British Trident missile head that reportedly... [more]
2017-01-19 13:12:01 by Athena Mabon
(Photo:Mailin Sands) The dazzling blues and turquoises of the Sea of Abaco pull us to this beautiful chain of islands in the northwest Bahamas time and time again. Abaco conjures up visions of beautiful white sand beaches, pretty historic villages, fantastic fishing and an amazing... [more]
2017-01-06 14:48:01 by
Sometimes, the smallest backyards make the biggest splash, especially with the outdoor colours of the Bahamas. There are tons of ways to open up limited space for maximum use. Building an elevated deck is a fast and efficient way to boost backyard space, providing two levels Ė dining on... [more]
2016-12-23 10:20:19 by Athena Mabon
The holiday seasonís in full swing throughout the beautiful islands of the Bahamas. Palm trees and the traditional Christmas trees imported from the north are dressed in fairy lights, sand dollars and ornaments. The glorious sound of Christmas carols reverberates throughout our churches and Bahamas... [more]
2016-12-12 10:41:50 by
I just love the way these marble fish scale tiles work with our Bahamas homes. Theyíve become quite the rage as home owners move away from subway tile to this new personalised and unique look. Hand painted, the Moroccan tile picks up the beautiful shades of the sea surrounding the... [more]
2016-12-02 14:24:42 by Athena Mabon
Get ready for the most wonderful time of the year! Decemberís rolled in with beautiful sunny days, punctuated by the occasional cool front, and lots of fun events. This is a great time to call the Bahamas home. The holiday celebrations are already underway with the 4th edition... [more]
2016-11-25 12:49:36 by
Even when the sun sets in the west, the beautiful light of evening often streaks the water and sky at the eastern end of the island. The exclusive enclave of Port New Providence is a great place to watch the changing light as the sun shifts across the sky. The Port is a boat loverís... [more]
2016-11-08 12:03:08 by Athena Mabon
After a day in the dazzling sunlight on Harbour Islandís three mile pink beach, thereís something so satisfying about returning to the cool white interior of Allamanda House. This six bed/six bath Harbour Island home is an island delight with a large rooftop deck capturing views of the... [more]
2016-10-31 10:42:45 by Athena Mabon
This Thierry Despont gem pays tribute to the sea and light. It could be the soft pink pastels of the morning sky, or the sparkling turquoise of the Atlantic Ocean at noon or the flaming clouds surrounding a setting sun. The floor to ceiling windows capture the different shades of light... [more]
2016-10-21 11:55:19 by
As its name implies, Ocean House is positioned to drink in the amazing aqua seascapes that Exumaís so famous for. Built on solid a rocky headland, this 4 bed, 4.5 bath beauty celebrates the sea with views through the many large windows and glass sliding doors. Eat, live and sleep in... [more]
2016-10-12 14:24:33 by
It is amazing how the sea, churned up in all the froth and fury of hurricane anger, returns to tame tranquility in such a short space of time. The sea has always attracted Bahamas property buyers who find the exquisite hues of aqua, blue and green irresistible. Imagine living on... [more]
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