Swain's Cay Lodge

Mangrove Cay, Andros, Out Islands, AN 023802, Bahamas | Lodge
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Known for Laundry and Free Water!

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... a great "Cruiser's" BBQ the first night we were here.
- Lorraine's which serves up great bahamian home cooking.
- Ida (who owns the laundromat and will do you laundry for you if you want) also provides hot showers. $4.00 for 8 minutes of wonderfully hot water!
- Ida also cooks: 6 Conch Fritters for $1.00, Beef and Chicken Patties at $2.00 each
- Ida also cuts hair
- Ida, Lorraine, and Scorpio's all provide free ...

Pig Beach!!

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... to climb on!

Staniel Cay was just around the point from Big Majors Spot, so a little further in the dinghy, and we were in town. We didn't walk around to the largest of the grocery stores, but we found everything that we needed between the Pink Store and the Blue Store. It was funny, they were side by side, but one would have tomatoes while the other had ...

A little slice of heaven!

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Cambridge Cay is a mooring field within the boundaries of Exuma Land and Sea Park. In my opinion, it is truly a little slice of heaven! I loved this place! There were trails to walk / hike, plenty of snorkelling, and it is protected all 'round. So it is always peaceful in the anchorage.

Unfortunately, my underwater ...

Money CAN buy you land in paradise! -but not water

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We anchored off of Bell Island for one night before heading around the corner to Little Bell.

Bell Island is privately owned by the Aga Khan. There is a marina being built there and ships, barges and equipment were arriving daily. The sand that they've dredged out has all been piled high on the far side of the island (you can see it from LIttle Bell / Cambridge Cay). ...

Being turned into a fancy resort

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... looking to bring in a customs/immigrations office, setting up staff housing, and building a variety of the necessities / amenities for a small population.

They are obviously looking to recover some of the money they are spending. Kalik beer was $6 a bottle here. That is the most expensive we've seen it so far in the Exumas.

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5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding