Little Whale Cay is a beautiful, fully staffed private island you can rent in the Bahamas, promising you an unforgettable tailor-made vacation built around you and everything you could wish for in the holiday of a lifetime.
Set in the Berry Islands, in the heart of the Bahamas, this private tropical island retreat offers accommodation for up to 12 guests in three luxury villas. Steeped in local Bahamian history and easily accessible by plane from Florida or Nassau, this is a unique opportunity to spend time in your own private paradise.
With it’s stunning white sand beaches and warm turquoise waters; private airstrip, harbour and flotilla of boats for fishing, cruising or water sports; a compliment of 13 staff including a personal chef and masseur; a sea-view infinity pool, tennis court, yoga deck and gym; this private Caribbean island rental offers every opportunity to indulge yourself and create memories to last a lifetime.
Little Whale Cay has two distinct stories to tell. One of tranquility, relaxation, escape, security and peace. Exclusive surroundings to unwind, watch time slow down and relax away from crowds, secure in the heartfelt welcome from our staff who make you and your family feel as if you have come home to where your dreams reside.
The second story is one of invigorating the soul. An unspoilt, private playground where your sense of fun and adventure can run wild as you make use of all the facilities available. Free your wanderlust exploring the local islands and indulge your taste buds with dining adventures created by your own personal chef, that are as unforgettable as the sun-kissed days of an island, where the sun shines a balmy nine hours a day from November to May.
Developed in the art-deco era of the 1930s as a private island paradise by the famous Wallace Groves (an early pioneer in the Bahamas), the 93 acre island is available for exclusive charter for up to 12 guests in 7 bedrooms across 3 secluded sea-view houses, Little Whale House, Peacock House and Flamingo House.
It sometimes takes a day or two for our guests to realise there is no need to lock the doors, that they are safe and secure in their own little island kingdom!
Tropical fish and turtles are found in the waters around the Cay. Birds include flamingos, Bahamian duck, Bahama woodstar humming birds and domestic peacocks, the origins of which can all be traced back to Wallace Groves’ bird collection.
Each house has a flat screen TV with DVD player, a music system and air-conditioning.
110 volts, 60 Hz provided by the island generator.
The island has washing facilities and laundry will usually be returned to your room on the same day. We have no dry cleaning facilities.
Little Whale House
Little Whale House has two double bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms; a study with a WIFI broadband satellite internet connection, telephone facilities and satellite television; a living room/dining room with a large fireplace, a Bose I-pod docking system, & DVD; a bar; a media area; an external fireplace with barbeque; a variety of external dining areas; a kitchen and the chef’s accommodation.
Master bedroom – 1 x king size bed
Ground floor bedroom – 2 x queen size beds
Peacock House has a double bedroom, bathroom, living room, kitchen and outside terrace.
The house also comes with a WIFI broadband satellite internet connection, telephone facilities, a Bose iPod docking system, flat screen TV and DVD player.
Flamingo House has three double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and one single room with two single beds for children. Also there is an open plan living area, kitchen and external terrace.
The house also comes with a WIFI broadband satellite internet connection, telephone facilities, a Bose iPod docking system, flat screen TV and
Little Whale Cay is located 140 miles southeast of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in the Berry Island chain of the Bahamas. Below are some flight duration details:
New York Little Whale 3hrs
Los Angeles Little Whale 5hrs
London Nassau 9hrs
Fort Lauderdale Nassau 1.5hrs
Nassau Little Whale 15min
Little Whale Cay has it’s own 2,000’ airstrip, suitable for light twin aircraft. Flying from Fort Lauderdale, customs can be cleared at Chub Cay – a port of entry into the Bahamas – before an onward flight of five minutes into Little Whale Cay.
Chub Cay’s airstrip is suitable for private jet aircraft, where you can transfer into a smaller aircraft or be collected by one of the Little Whale Cay island boats.
If your flight leaves from London to Nassau, it’s possible to arrive at Little Whale Cay, the Bahamas, on the afternoon of your departure in time for tea.
Renting Little Whale Cay offers you the opportunity to do as much or as little as you like as you. You can lie back and relax or challenge yourself with a wide range of sports, activities and excursions.
The island masseur offers a range of spa treatments for your pleasure. Treatments available are at extra cost and should be booked in advance
Options include the following
For those of you who have done so or have always wanted to try, come deep sea fishing on our 30′ custom built Solid powerboat with twin 115 HP four stroke engines.
Or try some world class bone fishing from our 17′ Boston Whaler.
Fishing equipment is available on the island.
Get the adrenaline pumping! Whether it’s water ski-ing or sitting in a doughnut you’ll be shooting through the clear waters around the island behind our 100hp Boston whaler power boat, going like the wind.
Wave runners are available on request but are not included in the rental price.
Imagine cutting through the clear waters, only the splashing sounds and nothing but the wind and the sea for company.
On the island there are 3 Sunfish sailing dinghies, 3 Captiva sailing dinghies, 3 Lazer sailing dinghies and 4 ocean kayaks available for use.
We offer visits to the nearby islands, meet the locals and hike through some of the island’s most beautiful & hidden places.
Little Whale Cay is a private tropical island paradise for rent, where you can indulge your taste buds with dishes created to suit your personal preference by our private chef from delicious, fresh and organic vegetables, fish and meat.
From unbelievably fresh sashimi made from the kingfish you have caught that afternoon to juicy, char-grilled barbecues and freshly picked fruit salads, the emphasis is on healthy eating complemented by refreshing wines and our legendary rum punch, all of which are served by our team whose focus is on making every day on Little Whale Cay an unforgettable one.
Food is flown in regularly and so all diets can be accommodated. Menus are discussed with you in as much, or as little detail as you like, in advance of your holiday.