Smart Deals: Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera
What’s the Deal: Governor’s Harbour, on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas, offers the lowest lodging rates of the year this fall.
What’s the Backstory: Sixty miles east of Nassau, the Bahamian island of Eleuthera is known for its pink powder sand beaches, luxurious beachfront estates, cozy restaurants, beach bars, world class fishing, serene colonial villages and rolling hills of pineapple plantations. Located in the center of Eleuthera, Governor’s Harbour is ideally situated for exploring the island and is home to the island’s best restaurants, nightlife, stores and services.
What are the Details: Governor’s Harbour rental estates for two guests start at less than $195 per night; oceanfront two bedroom, two bathroom condos for four guests start at $225 per night. Larger estate are also a deal at this time of year. For example, Tir Na N’og Beachfront Estate is a five bedroom beachfront estate on 10 secluded acres of gardens and walkways with spectacular private beach, manicured grounds surrounded by coconut palms, flowers, fruit trees and a private tennis court. Tir Na Nog is situated on the Atlantic seashore on the Banks Road, where a select number of estates overlook a beautiful pink-sand beach, minutes from nearby restaurants and the charming village of Governor’s Harbour. Rates from $3,950 per week, September 3 to November 22, 2013.