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  • Valentine's Day in Paradise

    Valentine's Day in Paradise

    There is truly nothing more romantic than watching the sunset over the water in Cape Eleuthera, except for maybe that exact view on Valentine’s Day. ...

    There is truly nothing more romantic than watching the sunset over the water in Cape Eleuthera, except for maybe that exact view on Valentine’s Day. This February, celebrate the most romantic holiday of the year at Cape Eleuthera Resort and Marina. You can enjoy a private and laid-back Valentine’s Day dinner at Harbour Pointe Restaurant. If you consider yourself a fisherman, it might be the perfect day to go out on a fishing trip. They will cook your best catch at Harbour Pointe and serve it to for dinner. Of course, the regular menu has plenty of appetizing options for you to choose from as well. The Cracker Conch appetizer is a Bahamian favorite. You can not go wrong with any of the entrees, but the Fish Piccata and Grilled Grouper with Mango and Pineapple Salsa are two of the most popular dishes at the restaurant. The bartenders at Barracuda’s Bar will help you pair your meal with the perfect island cocktail.

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  • Explore Tarpum Bay

    Explore Tarpum Bay

    Tarpum Bay is one of the last remaining fishing villages in Eleuthera, and it is one of the most beautiful towns to visit in all of the Bahamas....

    Tarpum Bay is one of the last remaining fishing villages in Eleuthera, and it is one of the most beautiful towns to visit in all of the Bahamas. During your stay at the Cape Eleuthera Resort, set aside a day so that you can explore this quaint little town that visitors from all over the world enjoy. Tarpum Bay is a bit of a drive from the resort, about 45 minutes, but the town, the experience, and the atmosphere are all worth the journey. There are stores and restaurants throughout the town, and after a bit of exploration, you are sure to find your favorites. The Arts and Cultural Center features quilting, dancing, and art classes as well as other exciting events. Perhaps the most appealing aspect of Tarpum Bay is the beautiful view of the sunset over the water. If you’re lucky, you may even see fresh fish brought into the fishing dock located in the town.

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  • Junkanoo

    Junkanoo

    There is some debate about the origins of Junkanoo, a celebration of Bahamian culture, but everyone agrees that the festivities that go along with it are lots of fun. ...

    There is some debate about the origins of Junkanoo, a celebration of Bahamian culture, but everyone agrees that the festivities that go along with it are lots of fun. Some say Junkanoo was started by John Canoe, a West African Prince who became a hero by outwitting the English. Other say the name come from the French “gens inconnus” meaning “masked people. The most popular story is that it grew out of the times of slavery when the slaves were given 3 days around Christmas to rest and celebrate. Regardless of where it started, it is an exciting and fun filled festival that you will want to experience during your stay at Cape Eleuthera. The Junkanoo Parade on Harbour Island is on New Year’s Day 2018 at noon. You will see dancers and costumes that highlight the Bahamian culture. You will also be treated to island music played on goat skin drums, whistles, cow bells, and horns.

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  • Relax at Governor's Harbour

    Relax at Governor's Harbour

    If you are looking for a little history during your stay at the Cape Eleuthera Resort, you should plan a day trip to Governor’s Harbour....

    If you are looking for a little history during your stay at the Cape Eleuthera Resort, you should plan a day trip to Governor’s Harbour. Governor’s Harbour is the capital of Eleuthera and houses government buildings. It is also the largest town on the island with plenty of attractions to occupy at least a day. Governor’s Harbour is a bit over an hour from the Cape Eleuthera Resort, but the sights along the way make the trip seem to fly by. While there, you can stop by the Globe Princess, the only movie theater on the island. On Monday mornings, Donna Allen teaches a painting class at the pink library. You will be blown away by the architecture and feel of the town. The laid back nature of everyone in town seems like it comes from a distant past, free from cell phones and the worries of modern life. Governor’s Harbour is just another example of the beauty that the island has to offer. 

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  • Biking with a View

    Biking with a View

    When you think of the beauty of the Bahamas, your mind can’t help but conjure up images of pristine blue water and the sound of lightly crashing waves....

    When you think of the beauty of the Bahamas, your mind can’t help but conjure up images of pristine blue water and the sound of lightly crashing waves. But did you know that there are also incredible biking trails all over the island? Whether you are an experienced bike enthusiast or haven’t really ridden much since you were a kid, your vacation at the Cape Eleuthera Resort is a great opportunity for a nice ride with some of the most scenic views in the world. After all, you never forget how to ride a bike. Depending on the trail you choose, you can enjoy views of Sunset Beach, osprey nests, Lagoon House, Cape Eleuthera Island School, and even future building developments on the island such as the highly-anticipated golf course. After enjoying the sights while getting some exercise, make your way back to the resort for a delicious Bahamian infused dinner at Harbour Pointe Restaurant.

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  • The Best Bird Watching

    The Best Bird Watching

    The entire island has a wide variety of avian species, but here are the best places to do some bird watching near our Cape Eleuthera resort....

    The entire island has a wide variety of avian species, but here are the best places to do some bird watching near our Cape Eleuthera resort. The Island School, which is only about 5 minutes from the resort, has a good environmental program for college students, and they welcome visitors too. During your visit to the school, you can get information about native bird species like the Great Lizard-Cuckoo, the White-cheeked Pintail, and La Sagra’s Flycatcher. Your next stop should be the cape itself. There is quite a bit of undisturbed vegetation in the area which attracts nesting birds. Keep a lookout for the Kirtland’s Warbler while you are exploring. Lastly, be sure to head to the sand flats near Bannerman Town, which is a scenic 35 minute drive from the resort. During low tide, you can get some great looks at Herons and Clapper Rails. Don’t forget to bring your binoculars; you do not want to miss these amazing birds in the wild.  

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  • Glass Window Bridge

    Glass Window Bridge

    During your stay at the Cape Eleuthera Resort, plan a day trip to The Glass Window Bridge where you can see the dark blue water of the Atlantic Ocean contrast with the turquoise-green waters of the Caribbean Sea....

    During your stay at the Cape Eleuthera Resort, plan a day trip to The Glass Window Bridge where you can see the dark blue water of the Atlantic Ocean contrast with the turquoise-green waters of the Caribbean Sea. The only thing separating the two is a narrow strip of rock that is only about 30 feet wide. In fact, this is one of the only places in the entire world where you can experience such a stark contrast. You are sure to be amazed by the unbelievable views of one of the most beautiful natural wonders in all of the Western Hemisphere. This day trip is sure to leave you hungry, so make your way back to the Cape Eleuthera Resort for a delicious dinner at Harbor Pointe Restaurant. You can not go wrong with the fresh seafood offerings like the grilled grouper or conch fritters, and if you catch your own fish, they will even cook it for you!

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  • Lighthouse Beach

    Lighthouse Beach

    There is just something special about standing at the southernmost point of Eleuthera and looking out at the seemingly endless ocean....

    There is just something special about standing at the southernmost point of Eleuthera and looking out at the seemingly endless ocean. Well, Lighthouse Beach offers you just that amazing opportunity. Lighthouse Beach is a bit of a journey, a little less than an hour, but the beautiful scenery and world-class beach is absolutely worth the distance and gravel roads. Snorkelers are sure to enjoy all of the beautiful sights around the reef. The calm ocean allows for some relaxing swimming and floating. Of course, the main reason to visit Lighthouse Beach is the view. Imagine seeing the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea simultaneously. The light blue water looks like something out of a movie. Word truly do not do this iconic beach justice. You simply have to experience it yourself. After a wonderful day on the beach, and trust me, you will stay all day, make your way back to Cape Eleuthera Resort and Marina for a delicious dinner of Caribbean cuisine at Harbour Pointe Restaurant.

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  • Retrace Jacques Cousteau strokes in the world famous Ocean Hole

    Retrace Jacques Cousteau strokes in the world famous Ocean Hole

    How would you like to experience an inland ocean swimming hole that is rumored to have been explored by Jacques Cousteau?...

    How would you like to experience an inland ocean swimming hole that is rumored to have been explored by Jacques Cousteau? Well you can do that just that after a quick 30 minute drive from Cape Eleuthera Resort and Marina to the world famous Ocean Hole. Located on the southern edge of Rock Sound, this beautiful hole is even thought to have mystical powers, though you will have to test that theory yourself. The Hole is filled with a variety of tropical fish and turtles so be sure to bring your snorkeling gear. You will not soon forget the incredibly clear water, and you can even feed the fish to get a closer look! After swimming, snorkeling, or just relaxing to your heart’s content, make your way back to the resort for an ice cold beverage paired with fresh seafood at Harbour Pointe. Ocean Hole is an experience that is sure to make your visit to Cape Eleuthera even more memorable.

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  • Come face to face with a shark

    Come face to face with a shark

    Imagine being face to face with a 6 foot long Reef Shark....

    Imagine being face to face with a 6 foot long Reef Shark. How will you feel when the mighty fish swims casually within 5 feet of you? If you are looking for an adrenaline rush of that you will remember for the rest of your life, you will want to join Ocean Fox Cotton Bay on one of their shark interaction/shark behavior dives. In order to ensure your safety, each dive begins with a 20 minute video on shark behavior. After that, you and your party will dive into the beautiful blue water for the real adventure. Experienced divers can even participate in the "chumsicle" shark feeding which is a once in a lifetime opportunity. After your encounter with sharks, make your way back to the resort for a signature cocktail, ice cold beer, or glass of wine at Barracuda’s Bar. It is the perfect place to unwind after an exciting day.

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  • Weddings, Cottages, and the Experience of a Lifetime

    Weddings, Cottages, and the Experience of a Lifetime

    This July, Cape Eleuthera is introducing brand new beach cottages that offer the same comfort and luxury as the Villas, but at a lower price. ...

    This July, Cape Eleuthera is introducing brand new beach cottages that offer the same comfort and luxury as the Villas, but at a lower price. These one-bedroom cottages are perfect for couples looking for a romantic tropical getaway. You will love the luxury bathroom and the private wet bar in your own beach cottage. These new accommodations offer you the chance to enjoy your own personal slice of paradise. As we enter spring, wedding season is officially here. Cape Eleuthera has multiple beautiful venues available to choose from for your special day. Those looking for an intimate wedding experience are sure to love the High Rock outdoor venue where you and 30 of your closest friends and family can celebrate in style. If you are planning a larger wedding, The Pavilion and Harbor Pointe Restaurant can accommodate larger groups while offering indoor, outdoor, and partially covered seating. No matter which option you choose, Cape Eleuthera, complete with beach views and luxury accommodations, is the perfect place to celebrate your love and start your marriage.

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  • Explore Preacher's Cave

    Explore Preacher's Cave

    If you are looking for some adventure during your stay at Cape Eleuthera Resort and Marina, you will definitely want to plan a trip to Preacher’s Cave....

    If you are looking for some adventure during your stay at Cape Eleuthera Resort and Marina, you will definitely want to plan a trip to Preacher’s Cave. This beautiful cave is full of history and is definitely worth the day trip. You will lose yourself exploring the natural beauty of the cave. History buffs are sure to enjoy the cave’s importance to the history of the island of Eleuthera. Captain William Sayles and his crew sought refuge in the cave after a shipwreck on Devil’s Backbone Reef. If you explore long enough, you are sure to find a beautiful and secluded beach in addition to the cave. Preacher’s Cave is that unique opportunity to blend adventure and history into one very exciting afternoon. After exploring as much of the cave as possible, make your way back to the resort for a delicious dinner at the Harbour Pointe restaurant which features outstanding Bahamian offerings as well as cocktails.

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