Getting Around Hope Town & Elbow Cay Bahamas
Here are important tips on how to find us in Hope Town, Bahamas and how to get around once you arrive.
You must fly to Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. If you plan to arrive
in Florida at one of the following airports; Orlando, West Palm
Beach, Miami or Ft. Lauderdale then you can easily book a direct
flight to Marsh Harbour. The commuter airlines that have direct
flights to Marsh Harbour are as follows; US Airways, American
Eagle, Island Express, Air Sunshine or Gulf Stream/Continental
After you arrive at Marsh Harbour you will clear customs and immigration. Taxis are readily available just outside the customs exit, and will take your party to the ferry dock, or the boat rental office if you are renting in Marsh Harbour. If you have time, the taxi will wait while you stop in the liquor store or grocery store.
You can get the current ferry schedules from the following
From Hope Town, Elbow Cay stretches a couple of miles to the north to a newly eloped area called North Hope Town and five miles south to Tahiti Beach, a beautiful, sheltered, palm fringed beach. Tahiti Beach itself is easier to reach by boat. On the way to Tahiti Beach, by road, is another settled area called White Sound that also incorporates an impressive hotel, bar and restaurant. Sea Spray Resort and Marina also on White Sound has extensive services and the excellent Boathouse Restaurant. In the village of Hope Town you have easy access to beaches, restaurants and grocery stores. The restaurants outside the village will send free transportation to pick you up. You can easily rent boats, golf carts or bicycles but you should make arrangements well in advance as they are often totally booked up.