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Whistling Duck: Private Oceanfront Cottage

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1 bedroom, WiFi, bed sheets
Fridge, microwave, oven, stovetop
Shower, hair dryer, towels

Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
Minimum stay varies 
The minimum stay for this property changes depending on the dates selected
Cottage
House Rules
Pets not allowedNot suitable for childrenNo smoking
Bathrooms
1 Full bath

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Reviews (8)
Richard A.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
The house and furnishings were excellent and comfo...
The house and furnishings were excellent and comfortable in every way. I wouldn't change a thing. But what I most enjoyed was the environment and location. From the two decks the views all day and all night were spectacular and engaging with the changing weather, light, colors, stars and wave action. The property is next to a less famous but more beautiful "blue hole" with coral and fish for snorkeling. We had to leave too soon.
Written 19 December 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Brendan W.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
We had an absolutely amazing time at this cozy cot...
We had an absolutely amazing time at this cozy cottage on the water. The locals were friendly and accomodating; my wife has celiac and we had to explain what gluten was and how to avoid cross contamination, and they worked really hard to make sure her dishes were safe. The location of the cottage is absolutely amazing with beautiful water and reefs just a short kayak trip across the way. We just loved it.
Written 24 November 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Don H.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
We just finished a 10 day stay at this charming co...
We just finished a 10 day stay at this charming cottage near Lochabar beach. From start to finish our stay was seamless. Peter the property owner and Violet the property manager were wonderful We had done research on the island before we arrived, but they were a wealth of knowledge. The cottage exceeded our expectations. It was very comfortably and the view was spectacular. From stargazing on the back deck to sitting on the front porch, feeling the ocean breezes we did not want to leave. This is a great location to visit different beaches, restaurants and sites on the island. We look forward to visiting this beautiful cottage again.
Written 23 November 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Scott H.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
This modern, well-appointed cottage offers fantast...
This modern, well-appointed cottage offers fantastic views of a very quiet, calm, turquoise bay that's protected by three outlying cays about a mile out. The Whistling Duck exudes a charming, calming, tropical feel, and has everything you'll need for a comfortable stay. The sun deck off the bedroom, where I'd enjoy my morning coffee and watch the sunrise, was my favorite space. This deck also has a shower and clothesline that were great for rinsing off clothing and snorkeling equipment at the end of the day. Ahead of my arrival, the owner, Peter, and property manager, Violet, provided me with plenty of local information to help me hit the ground running as soon as I set foot on the island - places to rent a car, get gas, groceries, restaurants, tour operators, boat rentals, etc. The locals are very friendly and helpful. Thank you, Violet, for your invaluable local knowledge and patience. Jump in the cottage's kayak and explore the beautiful beaches around the bay. I found a great snorkeling location with all kinds of fish and southern rays on the southwest side of Strachan Cay. Although, staying on your private, white sand beach with gazebo may be all you need! I was looking for a destination that was off the beaten track and offered peace & quiet, privacy, some modern conveniences, a private beach, and a base from which to explore other parts of the island. The Whistling Duck covered it all - simply a fantastic property!
Written 30 October 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Jodi P.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
We booked this without knowing much and I'm so gla...
We booked this without knowing much and I'm so glad we did. Violet made our arrival welcoming and lovely. From the comfortable bed to the outside shower, everything was perfect for us. We snorkeled and Kayaked every morning. The sunrises were amazing. The only thing was no TV so bring DVD's or hook up your Hulu... It wasn't necessary though, since we had full days. Please go see Cathy and Francis at Under the Sun. We rented a boat and got some great lattes and lunches there. We will be back.
Written 30 October 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Nancy H.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
This was our third trip to beautiful Long Island a...
This was our third trip to beautiful Long Island and Whistling Duck is the perfect base from which to explore the southern end, which we did daily. Check-in was quick and easy, and we had the keys in hand and ready to relax after a tough day of travel and a flat tire on the way. Everything in the cottage worked properly, and the AC was nice and chilly to ensure we slept in cool comfort. We elected to leave the AC off during the day unless we were napping in order to conserve energy, but there was no problem in doing so as it cooled the bedroom and bathroom quickly upon turning it on. One of my favorite features was the outdoor shower - something I love and have at my own coastal home. We also really enjoyed the water's edge palapa. The appliances all worked well and we were especially glad to have a coffee maker. All in all a very pleasant stay, and we hope to return again next year!
Written 30 October 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Jenifer B.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
Absolutely amazing in almost every way possible. W...
Absolutely amazing in almost every way possible. We’re already planning another trip. The location, views, privacy, beach access, the most beautiful blue water not even 100 ft away, kayak etc. This place has it all, truly. We plan on returning every year and this is where we will be staying. Two minor issues. The air conditioner is only in the bedroom and was very loud. The property manager already said she was working on getting it fixed but if you hate heat, the living/kitchen area will be too hot for you in the Summer. I LOVED it but I’m a Florida girl. Second, the bed was comfy for my hubby but hurt my back because it’s very firm. Simple fix is I’ll bring a foam pad to sleep on next time we’re here. We LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this place so much and those two issues pale in comparison to everything this place offers.
Written 7 September 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Anna W.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
1-bedroom cottage on the Atlantic coast with a sof...
1-bedroom cottage on the Atlantic coast with a soft sand private beach & crystal clear blue water. Beautiful property. Our host Violet was great - she picked us up, gave us a brief tour of the area, provided recommendations for restaurants, beaches & shops & was a terrific resource. Wifi worked perfectly, no glitches. Porches are great, although screens would help when mosquitos are around.
Written 4 September 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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What this rental offers
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Outdoor amenities
  • Patio
Indoor amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • Internet access
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Television
Bathroom and laundry
  • Towels provided
Location features
  • Waterfront location
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster

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Map
Getting there
Deadmans Cay Airport
17 km

Estate Airstrip
63.4 km
Restaurants
Erica’s Bakery & Shop
15 min

Lighthouse Point
17 min

Lloyd's Restaurant And Sports Lounge
6.6 km
Attractions
Dean's Blue Hole
5.8 kmBodies of Water

Long Island
5.8 kmIslands
Activities nearby
Fishing spots available

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 2 pm Check out by 10 am
Cancellation policy

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