The Bahamas are known for their beautiful beaches and scenic views, but there’s nothing quite as breathtaking as the panoramic view at A Stone’s Throw Away. This island hideaway is a little-known secret, but it will be hard to keep it to yourself once you see it and instantly fall in love. Leave all your cares behind and escape to paradise.
On the west end of New Providence in Nassau sits a cozy bed and breakfast, perched among the lush green foliage at one of the highest peaks along the coast, offering a vantage point of the island unlike any other. The four-story, colonial-style estate is a beautiful sight in itself, with a wooden wraparound porch encircling the second and third floors that each inviting room spills out onto. Even the entrance feels like a well-kept secret, as you descend the stone steps along the small tunnel leading to the large wooden door.
To truly enjoy the majestic panoramic view of Nassau, book an Island View room. The second- and third-floor rooms open out onto the south side porch, where you’ll fall in love with the view that extends from Lake Killarney to Old Fort Bay. The dark wood furniture and earthy tones beckon you in for a relaxing stay, but you’ll spend most of your waking hours enjoying the stunning scenery outside. If you want an exceptionally unique stay, opt for the top floor suites instead. You won’t have direct access to the porches, but instead you’ll be treated to a rare 360-degree view of the island and ocean from the windows in the privacy of your own cozy, loft-like room.
If you can peel yourself way from the sight long enough, you’ll discover the other amazing amenities this secret hideaway has to offer. Hold hands and take a romantic stroll along the stone-paved path through the tranquil garden. Sneak a kiss or two as you pause under the cool shade of the palm fronds. Relax on the plush loungers and listen to the waterfall cascading into the natural-designed pool. If it gets too hot, take a dip and float in the tiny grotto behind the waterfall. As the name suggests, the house is just a stone’s throw from the ocean, so take a quick walk down to the secluded Love Beach and splash your toes in the clear, warm water.
After a peaceful day of relaxation, enjoy a quiet meal at the house restaurant. Since it’s only open to the bed and breakfast residents, the rustic dining hall provides a tailored dinner experience of fresh seafood and local flavors to meet your personal requests. As you settle in for the evening, slip into the hammock on the porch and enjoy one last glimpse of that gorgeous panoramic view before the sun slips away and the stars blanket the darkened sky. It’s impossible not to fall in love with this place, and with each other, when you’ve shared an experience like this.