Location, Getting Here & Local Information:

Satellite image showing proximity of house to beach:

Easily accessible from the States or Nassau (under an hour) via the brand new international airport in Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco (MHH).

 

Airlines Servicing Abaco:

Airline

AMERICAN EAGLE

AIRGATE AVIATION (charter)

 

BAHAMAS AIR

 

 

CHEROKEE AIR (private charter)

 

iJET CHARTERS (scheduled charter)

 

SILVER AIRWAYS

 

 

 

 

 

SKY BAHAMAS

 

 

WESTERN AIR

Telephone

242-367-2231

 

386-478-0600

 

 

242-367-2095

 

 

 

242-367-3450

 

 

888-462-0462

 

 

 

242-367-3415

 

 

 

 

 

 

242-367-0996

 

 

242-367-3722

Flies from

Miami

 

New Smyrna

 

 

West Palm

Nassau

Treasure Cay

 

West Palm

 

 

Ft Lauderdale

WhitePlains, NY

 

 

Ft Lauderdale

West Palm

Orlando

Jacksonville

Treasure Cay

Tampa

 

Ft Lauderdale

Nassau

 

Nassau

Freeport

From Marsh Harbour, Elbow Cay is a short 15 minute journey across the beautiful Sea of Abaco by ferry (Albury's Ferries) or rental/charter boat.

 

If arriving on Elbow Cay by rental/charter boat you can go directly to Tahiti Sunset’s private dock in front of the house and meet the caretaker there.

 

If arriving by scheduled ferry service you will be met by Rabanette, our caretaker at one of the public docks in Hopetown (Post Office Dock or Hopetown Harbour Lodge Dock) and guests and bags will be taken to the house.

 

Albury's Ferry schedule can be found at www.alburysferry.com and they can be contacted on Phone: (242) 367-0290 to arrange a private charter out of the regular ferry times.

 

Schedule to Hope Town from Marsh Harbour:

7:15AM, 9:00 AM,10:30AM,12:15PM**, 2:00PM, 4:00PM, 5:45PM Daily

Schedule to Marsh Harbour from Hope Town:

8:00AM, 9:45AM, 11:30AM, 1:30PM**, 3:00PM, 4:00PM, 5:00PM, 6:30PM Daily

** Not scheduled on Sundays Only between August 1st – October 31st.

(Please check online schedule for up to date information)

 

Private Charter: Stafford Patterson aka “Captain Plug” is also available for private boat charter from Marsh Harbour to Tahiti Sunset dock for a reasonable rate. He can be contacted by phone on 242-366-0023 or by email captplug@gmail.com and further information can be found on his website www.captplug.com

 

If you arrive in daylight and wish to take your rental boat to Elbow Cay from Marsh Harbour, this can be arranged through one of several boat rental companies. Please see listings under separate section on Getting Around.

Getting Around:

The joy of Hope Town and Elbow Cay is that there are very few cars on the Island and these are used by locals for business. There are no cars to rent and golf carts are the best way to explore the island and get around. Bicycles can also be rented and are a fun way to get about in the cooler months. Renting a boat to explore the neighbouring cays and uninhabited islands is a great way to spend part or all of your holiday. The Albury 23 is our preferred boat, locally made and great for the shallow waters of the Sea of Abaco.

You should rent your golf cart and boat well ahead as they book up very quickly.

Tahiti Sunset can accommodate boats up to 30’ in length in the 2 private dock slips in front of the house.

 

BOAT RENTAL COMPANIES:

 

Sea Horse 242-366-0023

www.seahorseboatrentals.com

Cat's Paw 242-366-0380

www.catspawboatrentals.com

Island Marine 242-366-0282

www.islandmarine.com

Abaco Dorado 242-367-1035

www.abacodoradoboatrentals.com

Blue Wave 242-367-3910

www.bluewaverentals.com

Rainbow 242-367-4602

www.rainbowboatrentals.com

Water Ways 242-365-6143

www.waterwaysrentals.com

Conch Pearl 242-365-6059 

www.conchpearlboatrentals.com

 

GOLF CART RENTAL COMPANIES:

 

Jr’s Cart Rentals 242-366-0361

Island Cart Rentals 242-366-0448

T&N Cart Rentals 242-366-0069

Elbow Cay Cart Rentals 242-366-0530

 

BIKE RENTAL COMPANIES:

 

Harbour’s Edge Bicycles 242-366-0087

A&S Bicycle Rentals 242-366-0633

Sun Dried T’s bicycles 242-366-0616

 

 

We cannot recommend more highly a trip with Stafford Patterson of Captain Plugs Adventures. Stafford is an 8th generation Bahamian and runs a variety of itineraries either on his own boat or your rental. He also owns Seahorse Boat Rentals. He will help to familiarise you around the Sea of Abaco if it is new to you, or take you to spots you may never have known existed. He is also extremely knowledgeable about the history of the area.  Contact him via www.captplug.com

Local Info:

 

GROCERY STORES:

  • Maxwells in Marsh Harbour (a US-style supermarket with a large selection of fresh and frozen foods and soft drinks, pantry items etc. Good for an initial “first shop”, short taxi ride from  MHH airport).

  • The Foodstore (nearest to Tahiti Sunset at White Sound and good selection)

  • Vernons (in Hope Town)

  • Harbour View (in Hope Town)

  • LVA (near Turtle Hill)

 

LIQUOR STORES:

 

 

RESTAURANTS AND BARS ON ELBOW CAY:

  • The Abaco Inn 242-366-0133

  • Sea Spray Resort 242-366-0065

  • Captain Jack’s 242-366-0247

  • Firefly Resort 242-366-0145 

  • Harbours Edge 242-366-0087

  • Hope Town Harbour Lodge  242-366-0095

  • Hope Town Marina  242-366-0003

  • On Da Beach at Turtle Hill 242-366-0557

  • Hopetown Coffee House 242-366-0760

  • Wine Down Sip Sip 242-366-0399

 

Neighbouring Cays:

  • Cracker P’s on Lubbers Quarters 242-366-3139

  • Pete’s Pub and Gallery at Little Harbour 242-577-5487

  • Nippers at Guana Cay 242-365-5111

 

 

FISHING CHARTERS:

  • Ira Key - A Salt Weapon 242-366-0245

  • Michael Schreiner - Down Deep 242-366-3143

  • Justin Russell - Local Boy 242-366-0528

  • Truman Major - Lucky Strike 242-366-0101

 

WATER SPORTS:

 

              (based at Abaco Inn) 242-475-0954 Jesse 

 

LOCAL INFORMATION:

 

Tahiti Sunset - getting here, getting around & local knowledge
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Reservations:

Our appointed agents, Elbow Cay Properties, who are based on Elbow Cay, handle all bookings and reservations. A link to our reservations and booking facility can be accessed via the following link:

For general enquiries, please email the Owners direct:

Email: info@tahitisunset.com

or  use our contact form.

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