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- 3 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Type: HouseboatSunset Point Houseboat, Andros, Bahamas
Description from the owner
Standing in the tidal waters of Fresh Creek, Andros, this wooden houseboat is connected to the land with a small bridge and solidly placed on pillars. In this tidal creek the ocean flows around and under you, giving the unique experience of being out to sea while in a stable structure. Here you can relax in a pristine environment, enjoying fishing and swimming in peace and tranquillity. This unique spacious house has decks on three sides with steps leading into the water and space to moor a boat. There is a well equipped kitchen, dining area, a breakfast bar with bar seats and a comfortable lounge. A spiral staircase leads to the upper floor....Read more
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Sunset Point Houseboat, Andros, Bahamas
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Fishing: The houseboat is the ideal location for fishing. You can fish right from the house, the decks or even while lying in your bed!! Fishing guides can be arranged to take you out for full or half days for either deep sea or flats fishing. You can be picked up off the deck and taken out to fish our flats in Fresh Creek or on the reef, then returned to the houseboat without ever having to step on the land. The house is a few minutes walk from the flats of Fresh Creek, so bring along some water booties and enjoy wading our fishing flats. The well equipped kitchen enables you to prepare your catch of the day. A Bahamian chef can be arranged if you desire, when requested in advance. Andros is nicknamed 'the bone fishing capital of the world', we have some of the most skilful local guides available and we can guarantee a wonderful time. A boat rental can be arranged if desired.
Scuba diving, swimming and snorkeling: Sunset Point Houseboat is located just a ten minute boat ride from the Andros barrier reef, the third largest reef in the world. The wall is a must see experience, here the sea bed drops 6000 feet into the ocean trench known as 'The Tongue of the Ocean'. Andros is also world famous for its blue holes and cave diving. Scuba diving can be arranged through a local lodge, or a speciality dive can be pre booked, including gear, boat ride and your own dive master, who will take you on the dive of your dreams. You can choose between a variety of sites: diving over the wall to 185 feet, exploring an ocean blue hole, wreck diving, observing while the sharks are fed, or cruising over the reef anywhere between 15 and 90 feet. Please note that arrangements for speciality dives should be made when booking your houseboat stay. Snorkelling or swimming off the houseboat will delight people of all ages and attitudes. The tidal current keeps the experience invigorating while the convenience is great and if you are interested in a longer swim there are the canals a moment's walk from the houseboat.
Beaching, kayaking, walking, cycling: The soft sandy beaches are easily accessible with a car or by a walk of about 2 miles. Beach walkers will be delighted by the miles of beach and they will probably be the only humans in sight. Kayaking in Fresh Creek is a great adventure with miles of inland waters to explore. Andros is a paradise for walkers and cyclists, as the island is criss-crossed with old logging trails which give access to many inland blue holes where one can go to take a cooling dip in the fresh water. Also you'll be able to see tropical plant life, including orchids growing in our forests. A local batik factory is open six days a week, producing island fabric, you can observe the waxing process and purchase your favourite fabric design and colour. Birdwatchers are in a natural paradise with herons, egrets and many other birds to observe. The pigeon hunting season runs September through to December, also the wild boar can be hunted, experienced guides can be organized. Land, kayak and sea tours are available
Andros, the largest island in the Bahamas, is famous for the world's third largest barrier reef, inland blue holes, land crabs, friendly people and fabulous fishing. It boasts the title of being the salt water, fly fishing capital of the Caribbean. Sunset Point is located in the the pristine wilderness of Fresh Creek, which stretches for 20 miles into the uninhabited interior of Andros, a fabulous location for kayaking. Here the air is pure, the views untouched by man. Fresh Creek village is the nearest population centre with restaurants, bars, churches, shops, the Androsia batik workshop and a bank. Central Andros has all that appeals to the eco-tourist, scuba diver, snorkeller, bird watcher, naturalist, walker, star gazer or fisherman. Beachcombers are delighted with deserted miles of sandy coastline, cyclists and walkers with the flat terrain and inland track roads leading through the National Park of Andros. Kayakers are in paradise as they explore the beauty of Fresh Creek.
More About This Location
Rural retreats, Warm winter getaways, Waterfront
Nearest airport: Andros Town Airport, 1.99 miles
Nearest ferry port: Fresh Creek, 1.99 miles
Car is not necessary