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Papaya House Exuma on Spectacular Beach

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 232 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

3 king bedrooms all with en suite, with views of white sand & turquoise waters

Spacious, modern home directly beachfront on one of the best beaches on the island -- only 3 other properties on the beach! Ideal get away from it all destination, yet with services nearby. Three large bedrooms with king beds and en suite bathrooms, all with views of the sea and sand. Fully equipped beach house in a tropical, peaceful, spectacular setting. Short drive to restaurants, sites and shopping. Connected by bridge to Great Exuma where the airport is located. There is a fourth small bedroom, suitable for children, with two twin beds.

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Jackie Ferris
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Jackie Ferris

Interested in buying a holiday property for years, then fell in love with Exuma when we went on vacation. Island's amazing, and this beach is incredible.

Jackie Ferris purchased this house in 2014

Why Jackie Ferris chose Exuma

The most spectacular setting and beach we'd ever seen, and the house was modern, well decorated and well equipped.

What makes this house unique

Great combination of beach and sun with places to sit in the shade and just watch the water. Upstairs balcony off the bedrooms with rocking chairs is just about the best place to read in the world.

There are two double kayaks, a hammock and full sized laundry machines, as well as lots of water toys.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Exuma

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 232 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main floor bedroom en suite - toilet , shower , Also contains a urinal
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , En suite to bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Ensuite to bedroom 3
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Main floor powder room
    Outdoor shower - For after the beach, or just because....
  • All modern, clean and spacious.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Main Floor Bedroom - 1 king , Walk out to patio, beach and ocean view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Upstairs with walk out to balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Upstairs with walk out to balcony
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd floor bedroom, two single beds
  • Comfortable beds, good quality linens and towels, fans and screen doors if A/C not desirable.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
The Good Life, Bahamas are Papaya House's property managers on island, and they can arrange other services, including a chef, massage, or mid-stay cleaning. Check out for more info and photos. Email us for pricing details.


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Papaya House Exuma on Spectacular Beach
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 34 reviews

Amazing views

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely amazing views from the patio. BEST place to sit, relax, read and laugh with good friends. The weather was very windy so sadly snorkeling was not possible this trip. However walking the beach right in your own "backyard" was great! Onike was a fabulous aid in advising our group to some great places to dine. LOVED Santana and Mom's Bakery. The coconut bread makes incredible French toast. Both are a quick drive from the house. Highly recommend asking Onike to pick up a few or all your groceries. Keep in mind the grocery stores are closed on Sunday as well as quite a few restaurants. We read previous reviews about the no-see-ums. Great advise as we were glad one of us brought Skin so Soft and the house was stocked with Deep Woods Off. The one "no wind day" brought them with a vengeance. The shuffleboard table and Jenga game were a blast, we never turned the TV on the whole week. The kitchen was well stocked as we cooked several meals in during the week. Looking forward to returning and trying out the kayaks and water toys next time. Thank you Jackie for sharing your beautiful home, what a fabulous winter get away!

  • Submitted: 3-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Papaya House

  • 5 of 5

We spent Christmas 2017 at Papaya House with our children and grandchildren. The house had the perfect accommodations for our family and the beautiful beach is just steps down from the back patio. There were some neighbors but we rarely saw them so basically had a private beach all to ourselves.The archways on the back of the house take full advantage of the ocean views.

We can't say enough about all the amenities the house offers. We enjoyed the great selection of DVD"s, music CD's, PlayStation 3 and the shuffleboard table outside on the patio.

There are beach toys for the kids, plenty of nice beach towels, some snorkel equipment although we brought our own and two kayaks. Taking them out to the nearby cays was a highlight.

The kitchen is well equipped and the 3 bedrooms (all with ocean views) and baths are good sized and very nice. Even the small twin bed room is pleasant.

We hope to return to Papaya House and highly recommend it to anyone wanting to enjoy a private and pristine setting!

  • Submitted: 2-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome! The most beautiful place on earth!

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely! Loved the location, felt private even though there are neighbors. The beach was stunning! If Jackie ever wants to sell this house I get first dibs!!

  • Submitted: 10-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exuma Trip

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed on Exuma many times and this was our first time at Papaya House. What a great home and great location in Little Exuma. This was one of the best homes we have stayed at in Exuma. We will definitely return. All that was advertised was accurate. The kayaks, pool toys, games, movies, etc were all there and very useful.

  • Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado Springs, CO

Simply Perfect Location

  • 4 of 5

Just finished spending 10 nights at Papaya House. That amount of time afforded us the opportunity to explore much of Little and Great Exuma. Papaya House is located on THE best beach in Exuma - hands down. Only 2 other houses on this beach with one additional under construction. We had the entire beach to ourselves for the duration of our visit. If conditions permit, kayaking to Pipe and Pigeon Cays off the beach from the house is an absolute must. Be very careful on Pipe Cay. Hundreds of bird eggs on the island. As you approach the island, the birds will let you know they don't appreciate you being there. They were loud but let us explore nonetheless. The island further out has loads of friendly ring tailed lizards and an iguana even made an appearance.

Similar to recommendations you'll find elsewhere visiting CoCoPlum Beach, renting a boat from Minn's and having lunch at Chat N Chill and visiting the outer Cays via Four C's adventures are all must dos.

  • Submitted: 22-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Eugene, oregon

Amazing beach and fabulous home

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our amazing vacation on The Exuma's. The house is beautiful and was well-suited for 2 couples, a teen, and 2 children. The kitchen is well-stocked, the beds were really comfortable, and we felt we had all the amenities we needed for a great stay. There were a ton of fun beach toys and floaties and it was great to not have to pack beach towels. Onike stocked the house with some food and drinks upon our arrival which was super helpful after our long night of traveling. We did have some issues with the water purification system in the house, but Onike was quick to help us out and get a plumber in to fix it quickly. We ate at Santana's twice and the food was fantastic! We were never able to make it to Tropic Breeze, they close early and are closed on Monday's and we were so busy we just weren't able to make it happen. We ate our last meal at Catch a Fire, the food was great and the restaurant was beautiful. We also hit Peace and Plenty and were very happy with the bar and gorgeous view. We were not at all impressed with Chat and Chill, stay away from the conch burgers! We rented a boat for two days from Minn's, went diving, snorkeling, spear fishing and a day trip with Four C's to see pigs, sharks, iguanas and it was amazing! The beach in front of the house was breathtaking and was our favorite! We had the beach to ourselves most of the time and it was so relaxing! We did have a few days of really windy weather, but made do with movies and games provided in the house. My husband and kids went bone fishing and had a great time. Overall, super fun vacation and I highly recommend Papaya House! We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: 1-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Perfect combination of away from it all and easy access to activities.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Exuma

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 7 2018 - Aug 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
2018 Low Season
Sep 1 2018 - Dec 22 2018
5 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2018 - Jan 6 2019
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$640.6

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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