Stella Maris Resort Club
Travel Blogs from Long Island
... drives on the left side of the road. The Bahamians do not turn their headlights on at night until they absolutely have to. Drinking and driving is the norm. Riding in the back of trucks is the norm. The Queen's Highway, which runs from one end of the island to the other, is narrow, shouldered by trees and well paved. Every other road is comprised of limestone potholes, jagged rocks and bits of aged pavement. Speed bumps and ...
... fishing for take is not prohibited. Other sources state both the land and water are “no take” zones like the Exumas Land and Sea Park. For us this conflicting information didn't matter as this island is visited so often by cruisers from Georgetown and Long Island that the beaches are already picked over, despite the “no take” rule, and our fishing luck has been so poor lately that we'd likely not be any threat to the ...
... of Reef Harbour in early light was straightforward as we had our chartplotter breadcrumb trail from our incoming route to follow out. Once out and underway we enjoyed a fabulous open ocean sail, boldly trolling four baits in the light conditions. But we got no strikes.
We arrived at Calabash Bay around 1230 and anchored in the southern portion of the Bay, where it appeared to have less swell. Calabash is the first ...
... delicious! And a good lesson in being friendly to strangers. :)
Caleb and I loaded the dinghy and got everything stowed while Pete cooked up the wahoo, and with our bellies stuffed, we called it an early night so today we could be up with the sun. We had no trouble getting out of George Town, and it was a beautiful day. We had over 40 miles to go, rounding the northern end of Long Island before heading over to Rum Cay. We had the wind ...
... These ships, for the most part, are Haitian-made and were left on the shore upon arrival and arrest of illegal immigration from Haiti to the Bahamas. The boats range in size and style but they are one-of-a-kind creations that will leave you in admiration.
If you are looking more physical activity, the island is great for hiking. The Christopher Columbus monument sets on top of one of the highest points of Long Island. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet