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, if available, 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:  Click on the name to open their page or compose an email.

Johnson’s Rentals               (242) 333-2376                                                              Briland on the Go                (242) 333-2573

Sunshine Rentals                 (242) 333-2509                                                              No Limit Rentals                 (242) 333-2281

Dunmore Rentals                (242) 333-2372                                                              Michael’s Cycles                 (242) 333-2384

Ross’s Rentals                      (242) 333-2122                                                              Daybreak Rentals               (242) 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.  Click on the name to open their page or compose an email

The Landing        (242) 333-2707              Coral Sands          (242) 333-2350              The Dunmore     (242) 333-2200

Pink Sands            (242) 333-2030              Aqua Pazza           (242) 333-3240              Runaway Hill       (242) 333-2150

Rock House          (242) 333-2053              Ocean View           (242) 333-2376              Da Vine Sushi      (242) 333-2950

Casual Dining  Click on the name to open their page or compose an email

Sunsets at Ramora Bay      (242) 333-2325     Valentine’s Resort    (242) 333-2142     Angela’s Starfish (242) 333-2253

Dunmore Deli                      (242) 333-2644      Seaview Takeaway  (242) 333-2542    Tingum Village     (242) 333-2161

Queen Conch Shack            (242) 333-2243     Bayside Café             (242) 333-2174    Harry O’s               (242) 333-3478

Wade’s Takeaway              (242) 333-3286     Brian’s Ribs              (242) 333-3129

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: Click on the name to open their page or compose an email.

Deep Sea Fishing

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

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

PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEOGRAPHY

  enjoy a photo shooting in our beautiful island with Paola Wells 

  www.pljimagesartinmotion.zenfolio.com + 1 242 470 5474

Snorkeling and Diving Trips

Valentine’s Dive Cener (242) 333-2080           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

captainbobsmarketplace@gmail.com

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   Click on the name to open their page or compose an email

Silver Airways                      (242) 335-1278                                    Pineapple Air        (242) 335-2081

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

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

Tropic Ocean Airways

Taxi Services

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