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Grand Isle Resort & Spa

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$728*
US$245*
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US$348*
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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

There are so many wonderful things to say about the Grand Isle Resort. We visited for the first time in May of 2016 and returned again in May of 2017 and it was just as fantastic the second time we visited as the first, if not better. The resort is so beautiful and the restaurant food is wonderful. This is...

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Thank Yepsen
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I love this place. Everytime I come I almost cry when I have to leave. Everyone who works here is amazing and so friendly. You can't walk out of your room without someone, even the lawn guys saying good morning and have a good day. The office staff is amazing and always does everything the can for you. The staff...

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Thank Brian W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I like Nassau, I do. But, seriously, too many travellers limit their visit to the Bahamas to Nassau. I urge you to consider including Exuma and you will not regret staying at this hotel. I got a two-bedroom villa and it was very pleasing indeed. There were two massive bedrooms, both beautifully decorated with lots of individual character; I enjoyed...

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Thank Biz P
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The resort is lovely and our room was fantastic. We had a 2 bedroom villa. It was exceptionally clean and well appointed. The resort is not huge so it feels cozy. The pool was never overcrowded. The beach is beautiful and the walk from one side to the other is easy and not taxing. The staff was amazing. Kevica is...

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Thank Crystal O
Saline, Michigan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Grand Isle for 5 nights with our two "tween" children in February. Every staff member was so friendly and accommodating during our entire stay. The villa itself exceeded our expectations. We had a two bedroom oceanfront in a building at the end. It was beautifully and comfortably furnished, with high end appliances. Beds were comfortable, linens crisp...

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Alpharetta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The accommodations are very nice and what you would expect for the money. the part of the restaurant, was the location. Food and service were below what was expected for the price .. if you want to experience the island you will have to leave the resort. for small children this is a good place to stay.

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Thank James J
North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was gorgeous! Was a lot better than our in Sandals. The beach was connected to ours so it was just as nice. The service we experienced at the restaurant was horrible. Despite it being a 'open restaurant' and anyone can go eat there since it's cash payment they were rude to us. The waited about 25 minutes to...

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1Thank Pikashat
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Benottitim, Please accept our sincere apology. I can not explain what happened it should not have happened! We do have a small restaurant and cater to our resort guest since we do have such limited seating, but normally can take several outside reservations. The team and I will look into this immediately and get to the bottom of what...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Jamiel Clark made my sister and I feel special from the moment we stepped on property. He is truly a "hands on" manager that takes care of his guests. We can't thank him enough for looking after us! Our two bedroom penthouse was fabulous with bay view out of the front and ocean view out of the back. The penthouse...

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Thank Jane G
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jane, We so appreciate you and Susan taking your valuable time to review the resort and give a warm shout out to Jamiel who clearing is one of Grand Isle Resort super stars and as you have notices does care about our guest and associates. We have to see you both back again for another Sisters adventure!! Best, Sandra...

Dallas, Texas, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned from the best vacation of my life. After much research, my sister and I decided on Grand Isle based on the pictures and reviews. We couldn't be happier with our stay. The first thing you notice when you drive through the gates is how beautiful it is. Palm trees, beautiful flowering bushes, immaculately maintained, just breathtaking. Even though...

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SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Susan, Thank you for selecting Grand Isle Resort for such a special time for you and your sister. You are both lovely people and everyone in the resort enjoyed meeting you and welcoming you as part of our Grand Isle Family. We only hope to welcome you back next year and will be certain Jamiel is hear to great...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a excellent place to visit! The staff, bartenders and servers were so professional and kind. Our lunch and dinners were delicious seasoned, fresh and full of flavor! The beautiful lands were so nicely manicured. The beach was stunning! Will be back definitely with the whole family!!

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SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you Nancy for staying with us an brining your family. It was a fun week with many families and couple out enjoying the island and all the lovely beaches. We hope to welcome you back soon, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on Emerald Bay in Great Exuma, The Bahamas, Grand Isle Resort & Spa is a stunning ocean front resort. The exclusive gated community comprises 78 luxuriously appointed 1- to 4-bedroom villas that range from 1,250 sq. ft. to 5,200 sq. ft. and offer a fully equipped kitchen, spacious living area, high-end amenities, and extraordinary views. Getting around the resort is quick and convenient, as every villa is equipped with a personal golf cart. Grand Isle is one of the finest resorts in the Caribbean and is ideally suited for family holidays, romantic getaways, destination weddings and honeymoons, or for simply enjoying the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Isle Resort & Spa

Address: Emerald Bay | PO Box EX-29253, Great Exuma
Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > Great Exuma
Price Range: RM1,325 - RM3,667 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Isle Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 78
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“get a 2 bedroom villa with an oceanview. it is worth it. and, it is quiet with a great breeze.”
crystalo461, 27 May 2017 | Read review
“They are all really nice”
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“Pay more for the ocean view!”
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“Ocean Front is a MUST!”
maui1728, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in two different villas during my stay and both were perfect. Very clean, well-stocked, and spacious.”
reginaeileen, 3 May 2017 | Read review
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