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The Southern Out Islands Hotels

Hawk's Nest Resort and Marina

  • Practical Base

Pros

  • On-site restaurant serves three meals a day
  • Fully stocked honor bar
  • Only PADI licensed diving on the island

Cons

  • If you want to explore the rest of Cat Island, it's a long drive
  • The beach is rocky and not good for swimming or strolling

Updated 07/11/2013

Fodor's Review

Catering to private pilots, yachters, and serious fishermen, this small laid-back resort at Cat Island's southwestern tip has its own 3,100-foot runway and a 28-slip full-service marina with a dive shop. The marina is touted as the best in the area for blue-water fishing and visitors can see sharks, rays, and other marine life regularly swimming around the marina docks. The rooms are standard, but clean and well-maintained and a nice pool surrounded by umbrellas and loungers

makes up for the lack of good swimming on the beachfront. They also rent bicycles, paddleboards, and snorkel equipment. Usually quiet, this resort is booked and bustling during major annual fishing tournaments.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Turn right when Queen's Hwy. ends, Devil's Point, Cat Island, Bahamas

Phone:

242-342–7050; 954-376–3865

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Clubhouse and hotel closed Sept.–Oct.
  • 10 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 07/11/2013

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