Welcome to the Abaco Islands, where azure skies meet pristine sands — and tropical paradise awaits.
Abaco Island is part of a 130-square-mile island chain in the northern Bahamas, located in the Atlantic Ocean. The Abacos are renowned for their stunning natural beauty and vibrant marine life. Great Abaco and Little Abaco are the most prominent islands in the island chain, surrounded by smaller islands.
As you plan your beachfront getaway to the Abacos, it is vital to know which vacation house rentals stand out. This guide takes you through 14 of the best rentals in the area to help you find your perfect luxury stay for your trip to the Bahamas.
Whether you are seeking a romantic retreat, a family getaway, or anything in between, we have curated a list of the top rentals in the Abacos to transform your vacation into a lifetime of cherished memories.
1. Sea Glass Found
Location: Private peninsula in Man-O-War Cay, roughly a 15 to 20-minute ferry ride from Great Abaco
For a Bahamas adventure like no other, stay at Sea Glass Found. This rental gives you the experience of a private island getaway, all while being situated nearby the excitement and attractions of the Abacos. The property is comprised of four different houses, including:
- The Little White House: Sleeps 7 guests
- The Lodge: Sleeps 7 guests
- The Loft House: Sleeps 10 guests
- The Harbor House: Sleeps 2 guests
Along with the many sleeping accommodations, Sea Glass Found also features a private marina, a gym, a bar, a cabana, and three private beaches.
Location: Coast of Central Abaco
Calypso is a 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom private beachfront home, ideal for fishermen and watersports enthusiasts. This home’s modest size makes it perfect for small groups and families, offering a private beach with hammocks in coconut trees for the utmost relaxation.
Visit the Abaco Palms Calypso webpage for more information on amenities and bookings.
3. Bahama House
Location: Coco Bay, Green Turtle Cay in Abaco
The Bahama House is a 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom luxury home that can accommodate up to eight guests at a time. Complete with all the modern amenities you could need in a tropical rental home, the Bahama House offers an unforgettable experience and excellent beachfront activities. Located on the Coco Bay beach, guests can enjoy walking in the sand, hunting for shells, and even feeding the local turtles.
Discover more about this rental on the Abaco Island Rentals Bahama House webpage.
4. The Curly Tail
Location: Central Pines in Marsh Harbour, Central Abaco
The Curly Tail is a smaller luxury stay perfect for a romantic getaway for two or even a solo adventure to the Bahamas. This 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom home can sleep up to three people and is located just minutes from the soft and sandy beaches in the area. Nestled in a quiet neighborhood, this rental home is ideal for a peaceful escape to the white sands of the Bahamas.
Check out The Curly Tail on Airbnb for more information.
5. Starfish Bay
Location: Lucayan Archipelago, Marsh Harbour
Starfish Bay is a newly constructed oceanfront home complete with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The home can sleep up to six total guests and features an array of modern and pristine amenities. You can enjoy the stunning ocean views from this home’s massive 2,000-square-foot deck, which includes stairs leading directly to the beach. For boating enthusiasts, this home has protected boat dockage available.
View the Starfish Bay rental property on VRBO for more details.
6. Sunset by the Creek
Location: Marsh Harbour
If you are looking for a simple and clean aesthetic from your beachfront rental, then Sunsets by the Creek is the rental home for you. This 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom rental can sleep up to four guests and is a favorite among visitors to the Marsh Harbour area. Complete with a wraparound porch, Sunset by the Creek provides you with the sightseeing and tranquility you want from a Bahamas getaway.
Book Sunset by the Creek on Airbnb, or view the listing for more information.
7. Atlantic House #2
Location: Guesthouse in Marsh Harbour
For couples and solo travelers, Atlantic House #2 offers a convenient and affordable private suite. This guesthouse provides sleeping accommodations for up to two people and is pet-friendly for anyone traveling with their pups. Plus, this home is just minutes away from the beach, ensuring you have easy access to the iconic white sands and stunning ocean views that the Bahamas are known for.
Take a look at the Atlantic House #2 Airbnb listing for more details.
Location: Man-O-War Cay
If you are traveling with a group but still want a sense of privacy during your stay in the Bahamas, consider staying at Sunsplash. This 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom home can sleep up to 14 people, making it ideal for wedding parties, family get-togethers, and other group affairs. Accessing Sunsplash on Man-O-War Cay requires a private boat or ferry ride.
Learn more about this rental property on the A1 Vacation Homes Sunsplash webpage.
9. Waterfront Home Life with Dock & Pool
Location: Marsh Harbour
For a mid-size luxury stay that is ideal for friends and family, stay at Waterfront Home Life. As the name suggests, this property comes with a boat dock and private pool, giving you all the luxuries of a resort with the peacefulness of a private home. This rental can sleep up to eight total guests and has four bedrooms and three bathrooms.
Check out Waterfront Home Life with Dock & Pool on Airbnb today.
10. Salty Dog
Location: Mission Street in Green Turtle Cay
Welcome to the Salty Dog, a historic pink sensation that can sleep up to four total guests. Featuring two bedrooms and one full bathroom, the Salty Dog is perfect for small groups, families, and couples. Nearby to Salty Dog is a docking area for boats, and just a 15-minute walk away is the Gillam Bay beach. Parties are allowed at this house, making it ideal for groups looking for a good place to hang out in the Bahamas.
Visit the Abaco Island Rentals Salty Dog webpage for more information.
11. Island House with Private Marina
Location: Sugarloaf Cay, Central Abaco
The Island House is a two-bedroom home that sleeps up to four guests, featuring oceanfront views and a pet-friendly living space. This rental home is ideal for anyone wanting to explore the islands, as it is situated near the Lucayan Archipelago and Abaco Marina. Island House offers an off-the-grid experience, complete with a private marina, to give you the sense of a total escape from the normal world.
Check out the Island House with Private Marina listing on VRBO for more information.
12. Bonefish Bluff
Location: Gillam Bay Road, Green Turtle Cay
Welcome to Bonefish Bluff, where you can find stunning views of the Sea of Abaco. This 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home can sleep up to six guests and is just a short walk away from the stunning Gillam Bay beach. Bonefish Bluff comes with an outdoor shower for an authentic tropical experience!
Check out the Abaco Island Rentals Bonefish Bluff webpage for more details.
13. Tucked In – Marsh Harbor
Location: Marsh Harbour
Get ready to get Tucked In — this 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom private home is perfect for a romantic getaway. This bungalow-style rental is an open concept, giving you the feeling of waking up on a cozy boat at sea on tranquil waters.
Learn more by visiting the Tucked In – Marsh Harbour Airbnb listing.
14. Aynya House
Location: Man-O-War Cay
For a truly unforgettable luxury experience designed for large groups and families, stay at the Aynya House. This 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom private home can sleep up to 12 guests and features an impressive wraparound deck to give you the best ocean views possible.
Book your stay at this rental on the A1 Vacation Homes Aynya House webpage.