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Arrival at the island
Having not found accommodation at the Little Corn Beach and Bungalows, we ended up staying at Derek's for 6 days. From where the boat arrives, it is a 20-30 min walk through the forest. We were met at the dock by...More
Let me preface this by saying that my girlfriend made a mistake in our booking dates so we showed up one day late and were charged for the day we weren't there- that's fine, or bad... Take our $85
Now that being said... We walk...More
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Response from DerekofDereksPlace, Owner at Derek's PlaceResponded 16 May 2017
Yes, it could have happened as you reported. There are only five rooms so the bookings are very important, the nights cannot be had back (not like selling sodas and the unsold can be sold next day) but if people know they cannot make it...More
Really mixed feelings about this place, but ultimately would not recommend it.
The bungalows are adorable, loved the rustic charm, location is super with a cool onshore breeze, the food is fine, not fabulous but fine. Missy, the dive instructor, is terrific.
Honestly the only...More
We visited Little Corn Island in March 2014. Upon arrival we did not have reservations anywhere. We asked everywhere for accommodation our first night and could not find anything available. We stumbled upon Derek's Place. They had a last minute cancellation which freed up a...More
Loved it! Interesting array of reviews on the site. We stayed in the Beach House which has a kitchenette (no fridge) which we made use of for daily breakfasts. There are critters around so I would recommend keeping food in the pots or hanging ala...More
Response from Allison T | Reviewed this property |
There is a communal bucket shower, which is a big barrel and you have a bucket to scoop the water out and over you. Our kids thought it was really neat. You do get towels in your cabana. We stayed in the Bottle House... More
There is a communal bucket shower, which is a big barrel and you have a bucket to scoop the water out and over you. Our kids thought it was really neat. You do get towels in your cabana. We stayed in the Bottle House which has its own private bucket shower and the Beach House has it's own private one as well.
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"Definitely research the amenties provided in each Cabana. They vary dramatically."