Caribbean Islands Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Caribbean Islands activity »
  1. 1 엔트리사다리 ▼ 접속 : mat13.com●가입코드:ctx20▶kakao:ctx2012
  2. 2 Antigua or St. John Honeymoon Dec.
  3. 3 Affordable Honeymoon Help
  4. 4 Family vacation
  5. 5 Puerto Rico Christmas Week
  6. 6 Airfare Tips for Flying to Abaco Islands, Bahamas in December
  7. 7 PR or USVI
  8. 8 Help, USVI in June, must book soon!
  9. 9 Havana Hotel
  10. 10 Best kids friendly Island to visit in August
  11. 11 The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Reall-Punta Cana DR
  12. 12 Trip Report Back to the Exumas - Trip Report
  13. 13 Cayman Islands Currency
  14. 14 Virgin Gorda BVI
  15. 15 Martinique June 4th - 16th
  16. 16 Where to rent in St. John? and other questions
  17. 17 What foods can be taken to Providenciales
  18. 18 Havana
  19. 19 Using USA credit cards in Cuba
  20. 20 Scrub Island Resort
  21. 21 Restaurant Recommendations
  22. 22 St. Maarten--car rental or do without?
  23. 23 Rental car agencies near cruise terminal in St. Maarten?
  24. 24 Snorkeling trip ideas
  25. 25 Trip Report Cuba, March 2017, what an experience!
View next 25 » Back to the top

Thoughts on Green Turtle Cay?

Jump to last reply

Hello -

Our family of four - two teens - is considering a trip to Green Turtle Cay next summer. We have been to St John and would like to go somewhere different, but similar.

Love the idea of the golf carts and renting a house right on the beach - considering Bennett House. In St. John we have stayed in the Coral Bay area so I figure we will have similar access to restaurants in Green Turtle Cay since Coral Bay is pretty remote.

Looking forward to renting snorkel gear, going to different beaches and going on a day trip to some other islands. Has anyone been to Green Turtle who could provide some insight? There just isn't much info out there and this would be a big trip for us so I just want to make sure it is a good choice.

Thanks!!

  • Report Abuse

    Having spent time on both, I suspect you will enjoy Green Turtle Cay. Although GTC is remote in terms of getting there, it is a teeny tiny little cay -- so once you're on the island, everything is a few minutes' boat ride or golf cart ride away. There are several restaurants and shops (modestly stocked) in New Plymouth, and plenty of others scattered about the cay. We kept finding ourselves back at the Green Turtle Club, as the bar was friendly and the food among the best in the Bahamas.

    The beaches are lovely! One of my favorite activities was to go to Gillam Bay and then walk all the way around the south side of the cay to get to the Sea of Abaco side -- lots of beach goodies like shells and sand dollars for the intrepid to find.

    For island hopping, there is of course the ferry. But that will only really take you to Treasure Cay (which, despite all of my time in the Abacos, I have never visited). But if you rent a boat, you can get to other deserted/uninhabited islands like Manjack Cay, Powell Cay and Allens-Pensacola. IF you don't take a boat yourself, there are excursions offered to Manjack.

    The only caution I offer is that if you go between December and mid-March, you might find it a bit chilly -- cool waters and regular cold fronts passing through.

    Feel free to ask me more specific questions. Or for more information, I would suggest visiting the Bahamas forum on Trip Advisor.

1 Reply |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement