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Shannas Cove Resort

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Frank and Gabi are outstanding hosts and we loved our visits to Shannas Cove. The Greek pizza is highly recommended, and they make a wonderful Pina Colada. Dinners were a real treat; their menu is very authentic and most dishes are made from scratch. The brunch breakfasts in particular were a real treat; we had run out of coffee and... More 

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Richfield, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don't really want to share this because I would still like to still get a reservation here...but Cat Island, especially because of Shanna's Cove and the amazing owners Frank & Gabbie, just took the #1 spot as our favorite Caribbean vacation spot EVER! We have been to Caribbean islands at lease 20 times and this was our second visit... More 

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Thank 21degg
New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks 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..

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Thank JenniferEcclesNJ
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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

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 3 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 

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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 

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Dallas, Texas
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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 

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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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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 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 19 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 

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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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: $226 (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
Shannas Cove Resort Cat Island, Bahamas
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Cat Island
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Cat Island
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“All 5 villas are on a small hill facing the water. All have large ocean view patios with comfortable furniture.”
 of 5 bubbles 21degg, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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