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Shannas Cove Resort

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New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location, accommodation, food, service all make excellent island vacation destination. Personal service on a great beach. Feels like something exclusive, and superb food. Just watch out for Frank's G&T..

Thank JenniferEcclesNJ
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1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've just returned from our 4th trip to Shannas. White powder sand, gin clear water, and no people. If you add in great food, passionate owners and a staff that shares their energy you've got the perfect get-away. We can't wait to go back. Tracy & Ron Plymouth, Massachusetts

Thank Bluedog666
Miami, Florida
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food? Amazing. View from your private room's deck? Stunning and full of deep blue water. Best of all? Aside from the few people also staying at the resort, you will not see another person on the beach. Gabi and Frank are so wonderful and are really on top of it. You will not worry about a thing while staying at... More 

Thank Jeremy E
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Our host, Frank, met us at the tiny island airport in Arthur Town, a short drive to Shanna’s Cove, located on one of the highest points on Cat Island. We stayed in a Dolphin Bungalow Beach View cheerily and colourfully decorated with the most beautiful view of the private beach below. We arrived mid afternoon and it was a short... More 

Thank dianea882
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My husband and I stayed here in June 2016 for our honeymoon. It was our first time to the Bahamas and was absolutely WONDERFUL! We spent the first 4 days here and spent the last 3 days in Nassau at an all inclusive resort, but we both wished we would've stayed the full time at Shannas Cove. It was so... More 

Thank gentryward
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stayed for a week in July 22-29 and had a great time relaxing, touring the island and enjoying the beach and water - which was clear and warm mostly calm during our stay. Frank and Gabby are great host - make sure you engage them in conversation about the island and the business. OK so here are the highlights:... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

My husband and I decided to fly ourselves to the Bahamas from the US and do a couple of Out Islands. We chose this and the Berry Islands. Shannas Cove by far had the best beach, best food, and most relaxed atmosphere. The private bungalows are straightforward--modern shower, immaculate everything, and nice sized refrigerators (bring drinking water or buy theirs... More 

Thank Graynick
Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My wife and I stayed here for 9 days in late June of this year. We chose Shanna's Cove because of the Trip Advisor reviews. We were looking for a place where we could get away from everything and decompress for a while. I was skeptical that any place could consistently receive 5 star reviews, but I was very pleasantly... More 

Thank BaltoMan52
Boyertown PA
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This was our 4th visit to Cat Island. We have always made at least 1 trip to Shanna's Cove for lunch and or dinner as we rent a house south of them. The food is Delicious(Simon is a fantastic cook) and the view is a million dollar view. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. Frank has shown us their... More 

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Albany, New York
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47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Simple but elegant. Wild but refined. It is a challenge to fully describe our experience at Shannas Cove Resort. Can't say enough about how skilled Frank and Gabi are at always being there when you need them, but giving you the space to explore the Island. Our main interest there was snorkeling - and the Island did not disappoint. There... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shannas Cove Resort is a paradise for people looking for a relaxing beach vacation in the sun, and is the perfect location for diving and fishing. Enjoy the island‘s secluded white sandy beaches and sub-tropical flora and fauna. During tours of the island you will get to know the islanders and will be impressed by their friendliness and hospitality. Our restaurant will pamper you with a diversity of dishes including exotic island specialities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shannas Cove Resort

Address: Shanna Bay, Orange Creek, Cat Island
Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > Cat Island
Price Range: $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shannas Cove Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Shannas Cove Hotel Cat Island
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Cat Island
#1 Best Value Hotel in Cat Island
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“You can't go wrong in any of the rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles 143jeremye, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good, all have a bit of a walk to the beach or restaurant. Wifi works up by the restaurant, not in rooms”
  • cushions on concrete sofa
  • Mattress on concrete platform
 of 5 bubbles Rocks_road, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms have a view of the beach and they are all similar in design. No way to lose!”
 of 5 bubbles Y3625OOmattb, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Each of the 5 bungalows offers a spectacular view of the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles pickytraveler99, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a great view”
 of 5 bubbles JDF1010, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
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