House, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)
Select Comfort California King Bed. There are floor to ceiling folding glass doors on two sides which allows you to open the bedroom completely to the protected deck, should you choose.
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 14 days before check-in.
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Children not allowed
Max guests: 2 (sleeps up to 2 adults)
Minimum age of primary renter: 25
- -Maximum 2 adults -No children -No pets -No smoking in the house -Please do not sit on indoor furniture with a wet bathing suit or wet towel.
Cleaned with disinfectant
Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact
High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (like countertops, light switches, handles, and faucets)
Minimum 1-day vacancy between guest stays
All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC/140ºF
Follows industry health association: SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
Follows regional health guidelines: SG Clean (Singapore)
Pigeon Creek, located just steps behind the Boathouse, makes for a peaceful, quiet trip through an aquatic wonderland. The creek is a nursery for sea turtles, baby sharks, bonefish, manta rays and other small fish. Paddlers can see them cruising along the sandy bottom or darting in and out of the mangrove trees. If you have never kayaked before, this is the place to learn. Our ocean kayaks are wide and stable and do not restrain your legs or body. They are easy to get in and out of and it is easy to learn for first timers.
Boating/Sailing & Diving/Snorkeling
Uninhabited cays, hidden coves, annual regattas. Diving Coral reefs. Blue holes. Walls. Caves. Shipwrecks. Dolphins. The variety of islands in The Bahamas presents a variety of diving experiences. Beginners and experts are welcome.
Deep Sea Fishing is a thrill with huge tuna, wahoo,dolphin, snapper and marlin. Bonefishing 'on the fly' is exceptional in Pigeon Creek,Smith's Bay & Orange Creek.
Note: there are two clinics on the island which can handle most illnesses or medical emergencies. The nearest major hospital is in Nassau.
You can fly from Nassau to Cat Island with Western Air. The cost is approximately $198 USD per person roundtrip Nassau. Flight time is approximately 30 minutes. The airport on Cat island is called the New Bight Airport (TBI), and is about 20 miles away from the Boathouse. Leslie can arrange a taxi to pick you up at the airport for a cost of about $60 USD or arrange a car rental for you to pick up on your arrival. There are also non-stop flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cat Island available from Makers Air.
For your convenience your selection of groceries and liquor can be stocked in the house prior to your arrival by arrangement with Leslie($40 USD grocery service fee, plus the cost of the groceries).
About Leslie Kennedy
Sarah and I love traveling and have been visiting Cat Island for 25 years. I grew up exploring the Out Islands of the Bahamas by boat, and have ventured throughout the islands regularly since 1967. We bought this spectacular beachfront property in the late 1990's, and built the 'Boathouse' in January 2007. We moved back to the USA 7 years ago after living 3+ years in Costa Rica and another 3 years living in Mexico. Both our boys are grown; our youngest (marine biologist) is engaged in Sustainable Fisheries in San Diego, California and the oldest is in International Business Development living in Northern California.
Why Leslie Kennedy chose Pigeon Cay
Cat Island is truly an unspoiled paradise. The people are wonderful and still wave to everyone as they pass. The Boathouse sits on a beautiful white sand beach with water clear as gin. The beach runs for 3 miles, but you can spend days without seeing another soul (read the guest comments). Snorkeling, scuba diving and 'bonefishing on the fly' , island exploring, beach combing, and sunbathing are among other favorites. Our property is 3 1/4 acres and is surrounded by water on 3 sides. You can launch the kayaks or the canoe behind the house on Pigeon Creek and paddle around to our beach on the ocean. Leslie Kennedy lives on-island and manages the house for us. She will greet you upon your arrival and familiarize you with the house. The Boathouse is professionally cleaned and maintained and Leslie is available to answer any questions you may have or provide assistance with anything you may need.
What makes this house unique
The use of kayaks, canoe and beach cruiser bicycles are included with your stay at the Boathouse. There are 2 single kayaks and a tandem to choose from (they are located either behind the house on the backbay, or on the ocean side tied up at PCBC). The bicycles are located in our garage.You can bike for miles on the sea road or ride on the main road to Bennett Harbor for lunch at Derrick's Conch Shack or Sammy T's. 3-4 times/week Pigeon Cay Beach Club serves dinner beachside(the small club has only 7 rooms, and is a 5 minute stroll up our beach). All Boathouse guests are invited and have full signing privileges for dinner, drinks, and wine. There is also a beachside honor bar at PCBC which is fully stocked with cold beer, wine, and your favorite cocktails. There is no need to carry cash or drive home when dining and/or enjoying a cocktail up the beach at PCBC. We enjoy cooking and have equipped the Boathouse with a Jenn Air Convection oven/microwave, Jenn-Air Stovetop, Ice maker, and a 36,000 BTU Stainless Weber. There is Calphalon cookware, a Waring commercial blender, and an ice cream/sorbet maker. There are 12 foot decks which encircle the entire house perfect for reading, relaxing, cocktails, or just taking in the incredible views. There is a screened area of the deck for dining, reading, or a glass of wine. Ceiling fans are installed throughout the house and on the decks (11 in total). Although rarely needed, the house is also fully air conditioned. The Boathouse has high speed wireless internet included.