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5* Star, Spacious and Clean with Pool, Waterfront Villa Close to All Amenities

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Updated Villa with Cozy 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Office, 3 Baths, (Maximum 6 Guests)

Taino Beach Area, renovated Waterfront Villa, Pool, close to all amenities!

Welcome all island adventure seekers, families and vacationers on holiday, as well as persons traveling on business long-term travel.

We are a short distance from Florida and accessible by land and sea. Fort Lauderdale, Florida provides both fast ferry service and a overnight Celebrity cruise line services or you can reach us by air with various airlines that provide air service to the Grand Bahama island.

We provide a spacious luxurious and modern Villa at affordable rates for persons wishing to enjoy a relaxing, retreat outside of the typical and costly hotel experience.

This spacious Villa is completely renovated and maintained to the highest standards with property manager nearby to provide assistance.

We provide all the modern comforts and amenities you will need during your visit to the island.

Key Features:

• Boundless & unspoiled beaches throughout the island.

• Walking distance to Taino beach (5 minutes).

• Luxurious Villa with over 2800 sq. ft., with all modern amenities of a spacious vacation home for all to enjoy.

• Main floor with patio door access to a tropical paradise gardens overlooking the pool and canal

- 3 spacious bedrooms( 1 King bed, 2 Queen beds) , 3 bathrooms; two with en-suite bathrooms, fully renovated with modern amenities, phone, Internet/Wi-Fi, Cable TV, DVD, Ceiling fans, Hi-Efficient Air Conditioning.

- A bonus is The 'Loft' which is an open concept room with 2 additional Queen Beds, TV, DVD and Office space with phone, desktop computer for staying in touch with family and friends.

- Sleeps 6 adults comfortably

• 10 minutes from the airport

• 5 Minutes to Port Lucaya, for all your shopping, entertainment, casino and dining needs.

• Enjoy the traditional fish fry at Smith's Point adjacent to Taino Beach (public) nearby.


Occupancy rates are based on 4 occupants. **RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

**Please note, no bookings will be considered if groups are larger than our posted Maximum Occupancy.

Boat dockage is at an additional cost to the overall price. (Applied as required)

Lucaya is approximately 70 miles from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Grand Bahama Island is in the crystal clear water, with offshore sailing in the Gulf stream, great snorkeling and swimming, charter boat fishing.

Home of the UNEXSO, Underwater Explorers Society, is a dolphin research facility where you can swim and interact with the dolphins. The Island offers other Eco-adventures like kayaking, hiking through remote mangroves to view birds and marine life, reef and cave diving, para-sailing and horseback riding on the beaches, among many others....

Warm and inviting is the atmosphere we strive to provide our guests during their stay on Grand Bahama Island.

Keywords: Villa, Condo, Canal, Water-view

More Details

Belle Mason
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2018

About Belle Mason

We are interested in providing a relaxing family & friends getaway at our Taino Beach Villa. We pride ourselves on prividing the best holiday experience for our guests which is why we have concierge personalized service. Read our reviews and you'll see what our level of service is from our past guests!

Belle Mason purchased this townhome in 2011

Why Belle Mason chose Bell Channel Bay

We take pride in taking care of our home and our guests. Our beds and linens come from the USA so you have a higher quality stay. Grand Bahama Island is a hidden gem. It has numerous beautiful sandy white beaches and we see at least 3 shades of blue every morning when we go for a walk to Taino Beach. The people are so friendly and helpful, there are no language barriers and we feel very safe at all times. There is a distinct Bahamian culture and the people are very proud. It has a direct flight on Sunwing (peak season) and only takes 2.5 hours from Toronto, Calgary and most parts of the USA. You can also take a fast ferry from Ft. Lauderdale to Freeport which takes 2.5 hours if you don't like to fly or reside near the coast. We also see many Europeon's vacationing here and have said how beautiful the beaches are on our Island. This Island is quickly becoming the destination of choice worldwide. Most times there are seat sales which makes it very affordable to come for a long weekend. They take American dollar at par and this island has duty free/tax free plentiful grocery stores which make it very desirable for large families/friends to vacation here. The Island is appreciative for foreign travellers coming which makes for a great holiday when visiting Port Lacaya Casino, shops and restaurants located 5 min. drive away. It only takes 10 min. to tour all main attractions and the sea is a whole other world of exploration.

What makes this townhome unique

This home is well equipped with creature comforts for entertainment, every room has a tv,dvd if you want some alone R&R time. The family room has an entertainment centre, games, latest dvd movie library and for those less savy (like me) board games, cards and books.

Our home is completely renovated with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and marble floor. All bathrooms are completely renovated with granite marble deep soaker tubs. Beds and linens come from USA so very comfortable!

We also have an 800sq. ft loft which has 2 queen beds and a large office with a computer to keep in touch or do business.

For the outdoors, we back onto a pool and canal which you can swim in both or go across the street to Taino beach (5 min. walk).

We are 5 min. drive or 2.5 mile walk to all the shops, restaurants/casino in Port Lucaya. It is so quiet at night that you can hear the ocean with the patio doors open.

Our family have told us how beautiful the breeze is here and there is no humidity from Oct. to March because we live so close to the ocean.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation townhome rental in Bell Channel Bay

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 full size modern bathrooms with granite counter tops and 2 jacuzzi tubs.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 1 King size bedroom has 4 piece on-suite bathroom with jacuzzi tub, 4 Queen size Beds total with one room having a 4 piece on-suite bathroom with a jacuzzi tub.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Created a guest book which includes locations/phone #s: -general stores -grocery stores -taxi service -child/dog sitter -car rental -restaurants -activities -spas/beauty supply store -business supply store -medical services information


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5* Star, Spacious and Clean with Pool, Waterfront Villa Close to All Amenities
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Best in Bahamas …and Beyond!

  • 5 of 5

Stop searching. You found it!‎

We have traveled to more than 50 countries and are hard to impress. But, Grand Bahama and this property are absolute gems -great value and best kept secret‎ in South Atlantic / Caribbean.

GRAND BAHAMA - Quiet, safe, gorgeous empty beaches, great roads, fantastic food, friendly people, and excellent service - without the crowds. Much better value and more relaxing than New Providence (Nassau) and Turks and Caicos. Weather was perfect: 80F / 26C everyday. What’s more, Freeport is a short flight from North American mainland (just 3.5 hours from Montreal). Our only regret is that we didn't find this place sooner! Skip the crowded, overpriced, and touristy locales and come here and get a real, relaxing vacation for half the price.

OMG SERVICE - Belle set us up for success and answered all of our questions before we left. Upon arrival, we were greeted by the wonderful ‘Ms. V’. She connected us with EVERYTHING we needed… best fish markets, restaurants, fishing/snorkeling charters, medical facilities. It was like having a personal concierge!

PROPERTY - Town house is short drive (10 mins) from the airport, and yet is a world away. It is located on a quiet cul de sac backing onto inter-coastal canal within short walk (5 mins) to Taino Beach and Pirates Cove. House is private, quiet, modern, clean, very well appointed, and deceptively spacious. It has large modern kitchen and living area with 4 large bedrooms (including a large loft with two double beds and office) and 3 bathrooms over three levels, complete with free Wifi, cable TV, and AC in every room. Everything you need on site...snorkel gear, beach umbrellas, fishing rods, cleaning supplies, cooking oil, spices, etc. Also has AMAZING BBQ/grill (…OMG…we ate so much BBQ). Grocery store (Solomon's) and liquor store (700s) are co-located a short drive (5 mins) away.

We rarely saw and never heard our neighbours. Our daughters (6 and 9) had complete run of the property and pool. ‎Every morning they would take the fishing rods out of the closet and go down to the canal and catch (and release) colourful Sergeant Majors while we cooked breakfast. One day, we booked a private charter to go fishing and snorkeling. The boat picked us up and dropped us off right at our dock in the backyard.

Amazing property/ experience. Can't wait to go back!

PS - Recommend Brad’s Car Rental. Best Prices. Located in airport terminal. Additional insurance is cheaper than most.

  • Submitted: 2-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thank you so much for your awesome critique of our home and beautiful island. It is so rare when someone else sees the untapped gem that we take for granted when we are there! I felt like I was there with your visual description of everyday experiences. So happy that your family had a relaxing and great holiday! You are always welcomed back!
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Wonderful Property

  • 5 of 5

Owner and property manager are very responsive to issues and want to make sure your stay is as good as it can be.

It's actually undersold as a 3 bedroom, it could easily sleep 10 people.

  • Submitted: 7-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Martin, Glad you had a wonderful time in Freeport. Hope to see you again! Have a great summer! Belle Mason
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Grand Rapids

A Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

I spent 2 weeks at Belle's very comfortable home with my parents in their 80s and young adult children. Belle has everything you need to enjoy your stay. We rented a mini van and kept it filled with beach chairs, towels, and very nice snorkeling equipment so we were ready to go. There were coolers and ice packs to pack drinks. Once a day we ate out but otherwise enjoyed cooking in the nicely appointed kitchen with a pantry of basics to use. The weather was a little cool but we had the pool to ourselves. My family bought frozen squid and enjoyed fishing for pan fish in the canal. Our favorite places were lunch at Banana Bay at Fortune Beach, snorkeling at the Dead Man's Reef at Paradise Cove, and the fish fry at Smith Point. The beds were very comfortable and deserve a mention. While Taino Beach is a short walk away, I recommend renting a car to see the whole island. Belle called several times to see if we had any questions or problems and the neighbors were available too.

  • Submitted: 9-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that you had a wonderful family holiday. Thank you for your kind words, we welcome you back in the future. Warmest regards Belle
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Absolute great place, beach nearby!

  • 5 of 5

Love love my visit and will return, no issues with rental. Isand is rebounding after the hurricane and things are getting better everyday. The people of Bahamas are beautiful souls, who are the epitome of friendly island.

  • Submitted: 4-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Glenn, We are so happy you and your family see the value Of our home and our gorgeous island. Happy to have you again! All the best, belle
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Wonderful place Wonderful time

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. Dealing with Belle was very easy. She was very friendly and responsive. She called to welcome us the first night and later to make sure everything was going well. Verlene the contact at the condo was so delightful as well as her husband. The condo was as pictured, very well stocked and so comfortable! The beach is amazing. You can walk there in five minutes and there is a restaurant called Taino by the Sea. We had breakfast there every morning. It closes at 4. The water taxi is free right now due to the lack of restaurants currently serving dinner in this area due to the clean up from the hurricane but there are many choices at the Port Lucaya marketplace. You must go to the Wed. Night fish fry however on Taino Beach. It's a bit farther but we walked easily and it was such a fun night! I would highly recommend this place . There is a small pool on site and you can also sit by the channel. We spent our days on the beach but it was quiet by the pool and would be good for small children or late nights. There is a fully stocked kitchen and gas grill but we were four women on vacation so no cooking for us! Thanks so much for lending us your place.

  • Submitted: 22-Jan-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ladies, Thank you for coming to this beautiful island that is working very hard on improving the lives after the hurricane. We are very happy that you had a wonderful holiday, please come back again we would love to have you. Belle
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  • 5 of 5

This house and property is amazing!! Everything we needed or wanted was available , very clean and well laid out and organized for use!! The kitchen is completely stocked to be able to cook anything, and the BBQ on the patio is fantastic to grill fresh fish! We were greeted and treated with warmth and enthusiasm throughout our stay and definitely recommend this property!! Belle and Mason have made this a home to enjoy, and their attention to detail is evident in every room!! Thank you for sharing your home with us!!

  • Submitted: 4-Jan-2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your reviewJen! It was a pleasure to share our home with your family! Wishing you health, wellness and success for 2017! All the best, Belle & Mason
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Nearest Airport
8.5 Miles
Freeport airport
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Taino beach
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Boat ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Lucaya Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Taino beach Restaurant
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Taino beach
Car: recommended

Port Lucaya is 3 miles away with a casino, restaurants and shopping. You can walk, drive or take a boat ferry (500 meters from villa) for $6 return.

We have created an information book for your convenience which lists taxi/ferry service, car rental, attractions, take out menus/excellent restaurants, grocery locations, spas and home services (cooking/cleaning, dog/babysitting) to make your stay enjoyable and stress free.

We are located across the street from Taino Beach (5-10 minute walk) which has all amenities including a water park, restaurant/bar, lazy river pool with water slide and lounge chairs with covered hut for shade.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation townhome rental in Bell Channel Bay

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$64 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Management fee C$193.17
Cleaning fee C$193.17
Property Damage Protection C$75.98

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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