FAQ

 

HELPFUL HARBOUR ISLAND INFORMATION

We at Island Real Estate would like to welcome you to Harbour Island and thank you for choosing us as your real estate company.

We know you must be ready to relax and begin your vacation, and we want you to make yourself at home on the island. In order to make your stay more enjoyable we have provided you with some basic information about the island.

Check in time is 3:00 p.m. and check out is 11:00 a.m.

Your housekeeper will arrive daily, Monday through Saturday.  Most house rentals include daily maid service and household laundry.  Personal laundry and cooking are extra and can be arranged with the housekeeper.

It is customary to give $25 to $30 per person, per week gratuity to the housekeeper.

Golf Carts

The preferred mode of transportation on Harbour Island is via golf cart. Here is a list of the rental companies and their phone numbers:

Johnson’s Rentals               333-2376                                                              Briland on the Go                333-2573

Sunshine Rentals                 333-2509                                                              No Limit Rentals                 333-2281

Dunmore Rentals                333-2372                                                              Michael’s Cycles                  333-2384

Ross’s Rentals                      333-2122                                                              Daybreak Rentals               333-2491

Dining

Fine Dining

There are many restaurants on the island that offer everything from fine dining to casual takeout.  The following is a list of names and numbers for your convenience.  Reservations are recommended for the finer restaurants.

The Landing        333-2707              Coral Sands          333-2350              The Dunmore      333-2200

Pink Sands            333-2030              Aqua Pazza           333-3240              Runaway Hill       333-2150

Rock House          333-2053              Ocean View           333-2376              Sip Sip (lunch only)      333-3316

Casual Dining

Sunsets at Ramora Bay      333-2325     Valentine’s Resort    333-2142     Angela’s Starfish              333-2253

Dunmore Deli                      333-2644     Avery’s Bahamian    333-3126     Joy’s Dock Shack             333-2542

Queen Conch Stank            333-2243     Bayside Café             333-2174    Harry O’s                          333-3478

Wade’s Takeaway               333-3286     Brian’s Ribs              333-3129    Tingum Village               333-2161

One of our favorite pastimes on Harbour Island is enjoying the pink sand beach.  If you wish to do more exploring or recreational adventures here are some contacts to assist:

Deep Sea Fishing

Devon “Daddy D” Saywer     (242) 359-7006     Ocean Fox- Jeff Fox (242) 333-2323     Pedro Davis (242) 470-8177

Boat Rentals

Duke (242) 359-7952         Michael’s Cycles (242) 333-2384 (also rents bicycles)

Bonefish Guide

Stuart Cleare (242) 464-0148          Patrick (242) 422-9029

Snorkeling and Diving Trips

Valentine’s Dive Cener (242) 333-2080         Pedro Davis (242) 470-8177            Ocean Fox (242) 333-2323

Jet Ski Rental, Boat Rental, Boat Charter, Kayak Rental, Wake-board, Hobie Cat and Sunfish Rentals

Lil Shan’s Watersports (242) 333-3532

Yoga, Pilates, Massages

Rachel Kelly (massage) (242) 470-7104         Comfort Zone (massage) (242) 551-3628

Yoga and Pilates (Anna) (242) 551-0061

Banking

Royal Bank of Canada (the only ATM on Harbour Island)  (242) 333-2250

Grocery Stores

Captain Bob’s Marketplace (242) 333-3728-Open Monday through Saturday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Sunday 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

Pigly Wigly-Open Monday through Saturday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Sunday 8:00 am to 11:00 am

Airlines at the North Eleuthera Airport

Continental                           (242) 335-1278                                    Pineapple Air        (242) 335-2081

American Airlines               (242) 335-2058                                    Southern Air         (242) 335-1720

Bahamasair                           (242) 335-1152                                    White Crown        (242) 335-1650

Taxi Services

Reggie Major (242) 359-7650

Troy Higgs (242) 470-4267

Danny Major (242) 464-0060

Emergency Numbers

Police Station (Gaol Street) (242) 333-2111 or call 919

Harbour Island Medical Clinic (242) 333-2250.  During off hours the on-call medical practitioner’s name and cell phone number will be posted on the clinic’s door.

Friendly Reminder

Although Harbour Island is very safe it is a good idea to lock the doors and windows before leaving the house.  As well, it is wise to not keep valuables such as laptop computers, ipods, money etc. in plain sight when you leave the house.

We sincerely hope that you enjoy your time on Harbour Island.  We are very happy to address any questions or concerns that may arise during your stay.  Please contact Jennifer or Alexander Alexiou at (242) 333-2278 or (242) 359-7241.  Island Real Estate is located on Dunmore Street (across from Dilly Dally) and our office hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

All the best,

 

Jennifer and Alexander Alexiou