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PRICING AND HOTEL SUMMARY
Price Range Per Night:

$125 - 200
Beach: Yes
Pool: No
Golf Course: No
Casino: No
All Inclusive: No
Family Friendly: No
Internet Access: Yes

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Description:
Emeralds Palms: Emeralds Palms is a Bahamian Hidden Gem. The authentic island vacation isn't lost. It flourishes at Emerald Palms on South Andros Island, a perfectly preserved Bahamian paradise.

Our island is just a short, scenic flight from US shores. Yet a trip to Emerald Palms takes you worlds away from the usual Caribbean tourist destinations. Emerald Palms is a boutique resort ideally suited for romantic getaways, family holidays or groups - just 33 units in all. Quaint and colorful villas, palm trees, gardens and hammocks dot our Caribbean beach.

We offer the seaside comforts you expect: wonderful food, well-appointed accommodations and of course, the requisite pool. Plus something more than you'd hope for: Emerald Palms exudes an offbeat elegance and authentic island vibe that just might redefine what you consider essential in life.

About
The Emerald Palms Hotel and Resort is located on South Andros Island in the Bahamas. It is the largest hotel of its kind on the island, with a number of rooms and villas available for vacationing families and friends. The hotel also has a conference room for businesses looking to hold meetings at the facility.

Emerald Palms is truly a Bahamian hidden gem on South Andros Island. We offer luxuriously appointed villas and club house rooms, all in a pristine natural setting with breathtaking views. Voted Trip Advisor's Traveler's Choice. Come enjoy the Bahamas at Emerald Palms. Perfect for weddings in the Bahamas and Bahamas family vacations.

Accommodations
Emerald Palms offers two distinctive lodging options. Unwind in one of our 18 cozy club house rooms or luxuriate in one of the 22 beautifully-finished one or two bedroom pastel coloured villas with en suite Jacuzzis in alcove off living and bedroom areas. All accommodations are well appointed and include daily maid service, ceiling fan and air conditioning, clock radios, blow dryer, mini refrigerators, thick terry robes and en suite safes outdoor patio furniture, beach towels.

Experience
Experience the softer side of The Bahamas at the laid back island retreat of Emerald Palms on South Andros. This Bahamas hotel is a picturesque boutique resort on miles of secluded beachfront dotted with hundreds of golden palm trees provides the perfect location for a tranquil escape. Inquire today about vacation packages in the Bahamas.

On South Andros Island, you can do all the things you love to do on a beach vacation: Swim, lounge, hike, dive, fish, snorkel, take in the scenery and nap in your breezy canopied bed. But you - and the kids, should you wish to bring them along - will experience these activities from an entirely different point of view. You can truly become part of Andros Island, adopting the spontaneous good humor of people who have lived and worked here, unchanged, for generations.

For a romantic getaway, tropical destination weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries, corporate retreats, family reunions, fishing and diving expeditions Emerald Palms is more than a vacation destination, it's an experience you will treasure forever.

With warm friendly smiles welcoming you from the moment you step foot on Andros island you will feel right at home on this piece of paradise far away from "big city" life.

Nestled on the gin clear waters near the Tongue of the Ocean, outdoor activities abound for the adventurous, while the more lax individual is free to lounge at the pool reading the latest bestseller. Whatever your desires, you will find it at Emerald Palms.

For relaxation, exploring, beachcombing, or lounging by the pool, you'll find peace, tranquility and breathtaking beauty at Emerald Palms.

The Bahamas' only resort within swimming distance of the world's 3rd largest Great Barrier Reef.

About South Andros
You've selected the perfect Bahamian out island for your tropical vacation getaway. Andros island, far away from it all, yet close enough to it.

At just 125 miles from the east-southeast of Florida and mere 15 minute plane ride from Nassau, the capital of The Bahamas, Andros is moons away from the noise, traffic and crowds of the city. Upon arrival you will notice an immediate difference in your being. Fresher air, a more relaxed sensation. Exhale. Ahhhh - island life

At 104 miles long and 40 miles wide (approximately 2,300 square miles), Andros is the largest Bahamian island and fifth largest Caribbean island. With a population of just over 8,000, the island also boasts the world's third largest barrier reef which extends 140 miles.

Avowed by anglers as the bonefish capital of the world and referred to locally as the back yard of The Bahamas, Andros is known for its copiously diverse flora and fauna. This eco-tourist Eden offers sensational sea-life, breathtaking bluffs, fantastic foliage and towns teeming with history.

Considered some of the friendliest and welcoming islanders, Androsians have a diverse ethnic and cultural background. Folklore abounds in Andros. Residents are quick to share stories of Lusca, the Bahamian version of the Loch Ness Monster which allegedly lurks in Blue Holes waiting to drag down occupants of passing vessels while Chickcharnies, mythical half-man, half-bird gremlins are said to have red eyes, three fingers, three toes and feathers, rule the forests.

Best known perhaps for its crustacean population, Andros hosts an annual Crab Fest and pageant. Crabs can be found virtually every part of the island and are shipped seasonally to end up at fine restaurants in Nassau and Florida.

Divided into North, Central and South Andros. North Andros consists of San Andros (a favourite Blue Hole diving spot for the late Jacques Cousteau), Morgan's Bluff (where legend has it that pirate Sir Henry Morgan hid his treasure). Also, Stafford Creek is best known for the Fofar Field Station, a facility dedicated to tropical ecology and marine biology.

In Central Andros, a town of interest is Fresh Creek that has a lighthouse and the Androsia Batik Factory, which makes vibrant Bahamian cloth considered the national cloth of the Bahamas.

Townships in South Andros, Driggs, Hill (home to Emerald Palms), The Bluff (Andros' highest point at 100 feet), Kemp's Bay (home of the boat-building yard and conch shell house) and Pleasant Bay (site of the 18th century Slavery Wall).

Getting Here
Located in South Andros, Emerald Palms is a 15-minute flight from Nassau, the capital of The Bahamas. There are a number of commercial airlines with daily flights into Congo Town International Airport. You may also charter a private plane. Be sure to check flight schedules, prices and travel days as changes do occur. Private planes welcome.t flourishes at Emerald Palms on South Andros Island, a perfectly preserved Bahamian paradise.

Our island is just a short, scenic flight from US shores. Yet a trip to Emerald Palms takes you worlds away from the usual Caribbean tourist destinations. Emerald Palms is a boutique resort ideally suited for romantic getaways, family holidays or groups - just 33 units in all.

Quaint and colorful villas, palm trees, gardens and hammocks dot our Caribbean beach. We offer the seaside comforts you expect: wonderful food, well-appointed accommodations and of course, the requisite pool.

Plus something more than you'd hope for: Emerald Palms exudes an offbeat elegance and authentic island vibe that just might redefine what you consider essential in life.


Emerald Palms - Andros Hotels

Location: Andros, Bahamas

Hotel Type: Hotel and Resort

Contact Information:
Address: PO Box 800, The Bluff, Driggs Hill, South Andros Island, The Bahamas,

Phone 1: (242) 369-2712/3
Phone 2:
Toll Free:
Fax: (242) 369-2711

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