Enjoy your Stay in Paradise

Welcome to Vanderbilt Villa!

As your hosts, we are dedicated to ensuring your stay exceeds expectations. Whether you need recommendations for local dining spots, assistance with excursion planning, or simply a friendly chat, we’re here to make your vacation seamless and memorable.

Thank you for choosing Vanderbilt Villa for your getaway. Your journey to relaxation begins now! 

Check In / House Access

Address:
Vanderbilt Villa
February Point
Exuma, Bahamas
We understand this does not look like a typical address, but they do things a little different in the Bahamas. That is Island living for you!

Check in is at 4:00 p.m. No check-in process is required upon arrival. Ayana will either greet you at the airport or will meet you at Vanderbilt Villa as you check in. Your name and information will be provided to the security gate at February Point for entry to the gated community.

Check out is at 10:00 a.m. Upon leaving the Villa, we ask that you start either a load of towels or sheets in the washer. We also ask that you please strip the beds and start a load of dishes in the dishwasher.

WIFI
Network: Soma House
Password: Nashville1

Sonos Speakers: Link to Instructions
How to Reset TV Boxes if Power Goes Out: Link to Instructions


House Amenities

  • Private Pool
  • Private Boat Dock
Kitchen
  • Drip Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Margarita Machine
  • Kitchenette
  • Dining Table
  • Kitchen Island
Bathroom
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Soap
  • Towels
  • Hair Dryer
Pool/Beach
  • Beach Towels
  • Pool Floats
  • Yeti Cooler
  • 2 BOTE Paddle Boards

Paddle Board Information

Vanderbilt Villa is happy to offer 2 BOTE paddle boards for you and your guests to use during your stay. We do have a liability waiver any adults planning to participate in the use of the paddle boards will need to sign at the time of check in on a physical copy of the form that will be provided by our concierge member Ayana, when you arrive. Each adult participation will need to sign their own form so Ayana will make sure enough are printed out. In addition, any minor planning to use the paddleboards will also need their legal guardian sign a form on their behalf with the minor’s name indicated on the form. 

A digitally signed copy of the form is not required before your stay. I will attach a copy so that you may review it and ask us any question prior to your stay so that when you arrive you will just have to sign it! 

If no one in your party will be using the paddleboards, Ayana will make sure they are locked up during your stay, so you won’t have to worry about them being out or anyone using them. 


Car Rental Information

We highly recommend renting a car and exploring the beautiful island of Exuma.  

Here are a few options for car rentals on the Island.

Places/Beaches to Explore By Car

  • Cocoplum Beach
  • Tropic of Cancer Beach
  • Jolly Hall Beach

**Remember– In Exuma you will be driving on the LEFT side of the road.

There are also driver services available for hire. Ayana can also help arrange drivers during your stay.


Eating and Dining

Private Chefs can offer meals in the home for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. The choice is up to you as you make your vacation a relaxing experience.

Private Chefs

  • Chef Joe #
  • Jaquille 242-825-0890 (Sushi and Seafood)
  • Ulrick Laurore 242-636-9047 (Bahamian/Haitian Food)
  • Nicey 242-524-3837 (Bahamian Food)
  • Mattia 242-801-6530 (Italian)

Restaurants

  • Rusty Anchor: located on February Point- Closed Monday and Tuesday
  • Blu: Access by boat or car
  • For Breakfast or Lunch, we recommend Sandpiper Cafe (Downtown George Town)
  • Lunch and Dinner- Peace & Plenty (Sandpiper Cafe is directly across from Peace & Plenty)

Grocery Shopping

There are a couple of options on the island groceries and spirits. This is also a service that can be added to your stay if you would like to have groceries stocked and ready for your arrival at the house.


Boat Rental / Activity by Sea

With your rental at the Villa there is a private dock you will have access to that holds up to a 40-foot vessel (There is no-shore power). February Point also offers a marina conveniently located to Vanderbilt Villa that houses 50-foot vessels.

Boat Rentals/Captains

Places to Visit by Boat

  • Chat N Chill      
  • Peace & Plenty Beach Club on Stocking Island
  • Lumina Point
  • Jonathan’s at Starfish Beach
  • Man-O-War Clay

Exuma is famous for its beautiful turquoise waters that offers many memorable activities such as; Swimming with pigs, sharks, and stings rays! Enjoy wonderful snorkeling most anywhere in these waters.

Weather permitting with smooth water:
Take an all-day excursion to Staniel Key, Iguana Island, visit where James Bond movie was filmed, pass by Tim and Faith Hill’s beautiful home.
For a shorter day you can go to Long Island, Sandy Key, see where Pirates of the Caribbean was filmed and visit Cape Santa Maria.


We Want to Hear From YOU

 This is a privately owned home, and we appreciate any feedback you may have for us to ensure that guests have the best experience possible! We love seeing your reviews and seeing what you loved but also what you might change about your stay.

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