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4.6 out of 5

"Property is breathtaking tropical paradise with beautiful coconut trees and bemuda grass; ocean view is incredible. Breakfast was excellent and reaso ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 28 May 2019

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Hotel Description

4-star beachfront resort near Gaulding Cay Beach

On the beach

You'll find Gaulding Cay Beach and Queens Bath within 3 miles (5 km) of this resort. Glass Window Bridge and Hatchet Bay Cave are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Private beach, 24-hour fitness

A private beach, 2 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this smoke-free resort. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with sun loungers and beach umbrellas. Enjoy the 24-hour gym and perks like free WiFi.

Deluxe Cottage, 1 King Bed, Garden View (Kamalame Cottage)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Suite, 1 King Bed, Ocean View (Ocean Front Cove Suite)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, Oceanfront (Master Cove)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Luxury Villa, Multiple Beds, Ocean View (Ocean Front Two Bedroom Villa)

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Villa, 1 Bedroom, Oceanfront

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Luxury Villa, Multiple Beds, Private Pool, Ocean View (Ocean Front Three Bedroom Villa)

Bed Count 3 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

The Cove Eleuthera ratings based on 9 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Cove Eleuthera

Everyone (1) Couples (2) Family (1)
4 out of 5
Property is breathtaking tropical paradise with beautiful coconut trees and bemuda grass; ocean view is incredible. Breakfast was excellent and reasonably priced; dinner was excellent but grossly overpriced; dinner staff was lost and inattentive. beaches were well maintained with paddle boards, and kayaks. Conveniently near the airport.

Posted by on May 28, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 4, 2019 by Jason Trollip Managing Director

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us, we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. We are constantly working on service and hope this will improve immediately. Thank you for alerting us.

4 out of 5
The location was remote but beautiful! Food was excellent and staff was very friendly! Service was generally slow and a bit disorganized... I suspect you need to prepare yourself for Island time but 20 minutes to get coffee service is a bit much ! Kirk the bartender, at the Sunset Bar , was a rock star and a Morgan Freeman look a like ! Overall good spot .. some minor tweaks would make it truly great

Posted by on Apr 21, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 22, 2019 by Jason Trollip - Managing Director

Thank you Traveler for your kind review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, we appreciate the feedback and will endeavor to improve on your comments! We truly hope to have you with us again in the near future, all the best from the The Cove Team.

5 out of 5
The welcome drink and staff we awesome. The most friendly staff in the Bahamas yet. Excellent couples resort however the teens loved it!

Posted by on Apr 8, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 9, 2019 by Jason Trollip Managing Director

Thank you for your generous review! We agree with you on the staff, THE BEST!

5 out of 5

the best hotel in North Eleuthera..

We were met with a drink, the Bahaman Mama, great front desk personalities, escorted to the awesome cabana rooms that even had Nespresso machines, HD TV and free wifi. The infinity pool was beautiful and the two beaches with free snorkeling, kayaking and paddle boarding were welcoming!

Posted by , from San Francisco on Mar 4, 2017

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5 out of 5

Awesome!!!! First Class!!!!Staff Nicest Ever!!!!

Took my wife and two friends to "The Cove," for my wife's Birthday. The staff was some of the most genuine people I have ever met. The hotel is one of the best kept secrets in the WORLD and I vow to believe that this place will be one of the best places in the Carribbean to visit. Rooms are very nice clean and cool. Hotel owner is always around property and completely engaged in customer satisfaction. If you are ready to relax, turn off your busy life, then you have got to go. I promise there is not many places like it left on earth. Enjoy!!!!

Posted by , from Lexington, KY on Jun 13, 2013

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5 out of 5

Great island getaway

I stayed here for a quick weekend getaway and had an excellent experience. The property has recently been completely revamped and looks absolutely stunning. We stayed in a single bedroom (there are suites of varying sizes as well as your standard single room) which was beautifully, yet simply, decorated...and with a very comfortable bed! The staff was very personable and accommodating.  The private beaches were beautiful, and there were certainly no shortages of chaise lounges (nor was there a shortage of hammocks for an afternoon nap). There is no spa on the property, but if you want a massage, the front desk will have a private masseuse set up in your room (and the massage was great!). The atmosphere was very calm and laid back, so if you're looking for a relaxing island escape, I highly recommend The Cove. I'll definitely be returning. 

Posted by , from Washington, DC on May 3, 2013

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3 out of 5

Unbelievable Location, less-than-unbelievable service

Pros: Free Internet, Quiet
Cons: Nothing close, expensive!!!
First, the hotel itself: The Cove is located behind a guarded gate in a quiet part of the Bahamas out-island of Eleuthera. The property has just been completely redone, and with spectacular results. The sprawling hotel complex sits right on the water, with two cove beaches and two peninsula cliffs jutting out into the Caribbean Sea. To say it is spectacular is an understatement. The rooms range from one-bedroom rooms to larger villas. My room was a one-bedroom which was also just renovated in a simple but high-end style. and you can't beat the memory foam mattress. Now, for the service. I felt like something was... off about it. Maybe it was the fact that the hotel had just opened and they were still trying to get their feet under them. Maybe it was that few of the staff had ever worked in the service industry before. Either way, something about it put me off. It was like they were trying so hard to be five-star that they forgot the one-star building blocks. For example, there was the server who hovered over as I looked over my (expensive) dinner bill. And because there's not much else around, you almost become captive to them. There is a fine line between something being expensive because you're on an island and something being a rip-off, but $16 for an omelette seemed a bit much. I guess you're also paying for the experience. Overall, I'd recommend The Cove if you're looking for a place that won't be crowded and where you can just do nothing all day. The views are stunning and the water is crystal clear. However, I'd consider waiting a few months for the service to fine-tune their jobs.

Posted by , from Nantucket, MA, USA on Apr 5, 2013

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5 out of 5

Perfection

I spent a week at The Cove and did not want to leave. It was everything I was looking for....the cottages were wonderful, the restaurant was fabulous, the staff were perfect. If you are looking for a romantic getaway....or maybe you need time away from the Real World...The Cove on Eleuthera is THE place to be. Perfect for honeymoons and weddings...not to mention reunions!

Posted by on Mar 14, 2010

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5 out of 5

Serenity Now!

My wife and I had a most relaxing and wonderful vacation at the Cove. The Cove is on a quiet little part of the Island where beautiful, serene, beaches are in abundance. The Cove itself has a wonderful staff who make you feel welcome with personalized service. The rooms were simply furnished in a Bahamas style that makes you feel relaxed and comfortable. The property is spectacularly located with 2 separate pink sand beaches, never crowded, and equipped with many ocean activities. For a wonderful vacation of ocean, beaches, and relaxation, the Cove is Perfect!

Posted by on Mar 7, 2009

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Renovations + Closures

The property is closed between August 22 and November 6.

Property Features

Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Enjoy the umbrellas and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. After a day at the beach, enjoy amenities at The Cove Eleuthera like an outdoor pool, complimentary bicycles, and a 24-hour fitness center. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a bar/lounge and a poolside bar. WiFi is free in public spaces. This Colonial resort also offers a garden and a terrace. This 4-star Gregory Town resort is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 16 guestrooms or units
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 2004
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Bar by the pool

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

The Cove Eleuthera offers 16 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature free minibar items and espresso makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 55-inch Smart televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. This Gregory Town resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, desk chairs, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. In-room massages, change of towels, and change of bedsheets can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Smart television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Espresso maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Change of bedsheets (on request)
  • Desk chair

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Freedom Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Freedom Sushi Bar - This beachfront sushi bar serves lunch and dinner. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

A private beach and complimentary bicycles are featured at the resort. In addition to an outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat on site
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site
  • Boat tours on site
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking on site
  • Swimming nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Thai massage
  • Sports massage
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 18 and up, and the test must have been administered no more than 72 hours prior to check-in.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 15 years old and younger stay free, per registered adult, when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for BSD 75 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: BSD 100 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of BSD 350 per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 30 lbs)
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 18 and up, and the test must have been administered no more than 72 hours prior to check-in. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

  • Property follows sanitization practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Car not required
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Smoke detector
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Guests must provide health documentation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result
  • Guests must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Negative COVID-19 test result must have been issued within a specific period before check-in: 72 hours
  • Minimum age for negative COVID-19 test result requirement: 18
  • Property does not offer onsite COVID-19 testing
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Children stay free - maximum age 15
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Children stay free
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: BSD 35.00 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • In-room bottled water
  • In-room coffee
  • Concierge service
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Lending library access
  • Housekeeping

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between BSD 18 and BSD 60 for adults, BSD 18 and BSD 60 for children (approximately)
  • Pet deposit: BSD 350 per stay
  • Pet fee: BSD 100 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: BSD 75 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Cove Eleuthera
  • Cove Eleuthera Gregory Town
  • Cove Eleuthera Hotel
  • Cove Eleuthera Hotel Gregory Town
  • Eleuthera Cove
  • Cove Hotel Eleuthera
  • The Cove Hotel Eleuthera
  • The Cove Eleuthera Hotel Eleuthera
  • Cove Eleuthera Resort Gregory Town
  • Cove Eleuthera Resort
  • The Cove Eleuthera Resort
  • The Cove Eleuthera Gregory Town
  • The Cove Eleuthera Resort Gregory Town

You should know

  • Pool access is available 24-hours a day.
  • Up to 2 children 15 years old and younger stay free, per registered adult, in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.