Fodor's Expert Review Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort and Villas

Galliot Cay, off Seymour's, , Long Island, Bahamas Fodor's Choice

This stunning resort consists of spacious, new beachfront villas that sleep up to eight and beachfront one-bed and two-bed bungalows that each have a screened-in veranda—all overlooking serene turquoise waters on a gorgeous 4-mile-long white-sand beach. The 15 bright, designer-style luxury two-bed villas have 1,800 square feet of complete comfort, including Wi-Fi, fully equipped entertainment centers, jetted tubs, and full kitchens including dishwasher. The Beach House has a small fitness area, gift shop, library, TV room, and Wi-Fi. Upstairs is the restaurant with huge windows offering views of the gorgeous beach and Exuma Sound. The beachfront bar has the best view of the golden and magenta sunsets and a daily evening happy hour. Complimentary water-sports equipment and beach toys are available, and there are bicycle, paddleboard, Hobie Cat, and car rentals on-site. The resort offers myriad excursions such as diving, snorkeling, and nature tours. The Cape is one of the Bahamas' iconically beautiful places.


  • only 15 minutes from Stella Maris Airport
  • friendly staff arranges excursions
  • great swimming beach
  • high-quality accommodations


  • secluded location means you'll need a rental car to explore




Phones: 242-338–5273 | 800-663-7090-toll free in U.S. and Canada | 250-598-3366-free outside U.S. and Canada


20 bungalows, 18 luxury villas
Rate Includes: Closed Sept. and Oct., No meals, Kids 12 and under stay free

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