West End Resort, Grand Bahama

These very rich but very affordable condos in the West End, Grand Bahama is simply perfect for fishing families, enthusiasts, and even couples.  Here, they will enjoy a luxuriously charming resort on an island.  The area is located on the western tip of the Grand Bahama Island roughly 55 miles from Palm Beach Florida.  It offers a lavish all-suite beachfront resort with an added port of entry to the marina.  The place also boasts of a 4,000 square feet infinity edge pool equipped with massage jets and embraced by a comfortable lounging area that’s just perfect for relaxation.

The condos are all elegantly designed and furnished with a king sized beds, a comfortable sofa bed, a modest but functional kitchen, a graceful bath with a whirlpool tub, washer and dryer, and an in-room safe.  All rooms have their own balconies where guests can enjoy a relaxing view of the lovely surroundings.  The rooms are also provided with complimentary internet connection, soft and comfy pillows and Frette linens.

The elegant Old Bahama Bay is an island resort which offers a very convenient destination spot from the international airport. It’s an easy 26 miles away.  The place offers a lot of fun activities that you can try and enjoy while you’re on your vacation.  Get into sailing, fishing, snorkeling, surfing, boating, or if you’ve done all that try doing nothing for a change and simply enjoy lying on the beach.

If you’re planning to visit the Grand Bahama, then it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with some info that may come in handy during your stay like; there is a newly opened Dive Center located just near the Old Bahama Bay.  It’s a good addition to the other exciting amenities on the region;  if it’s your first time to drive in the Bahama then it’s good to know that in the area they drive on the LEFT side of the road; the official currency accepted is the Bahamian Dollar (B$).  It has an exchange rate of B$ 0.995 to a $1.  US dollars may readily be used as payment for local trades but a form must be filled out and submitted to the Exchange Control Department to convert Bahamian dollar to US dollar.

The popular places and activities that usually attract visitors in the area are; Bonefish Folleys, Teaser’s Tiki Bar, massage therapy, bone fishing trips, deep sea fishing trips, tours, and scuba diving.


Villa Nadana – Grand Bahama Island Villas

Villa Nadana is a new, super-deluxe, five bedroom oceanfront estate located in the exclusive West End of Grand Bahama Island. “Nandana” (which means Paradise in the ancient tongue of Sanskrit) is a newly completed large luxury estate on a secluded beach near West End, Grand Bahama. Designed by a renowned architectural firm in an Asian beach house style, the property is comprised of six separate buildings. The main building is where you will find the primary socializing spaces including living areas, dining room, kitchen, bar and a glass enclosed wine room. This luxurious and exceedingly private villa compound is a fully staffed, island home specifically created for intimate gatherings of up to ten family members or friends.

Features and Amenities

A spectacular main house with soaring 40′ ceilings is surrounded by five richly-appointed and free standing bedroom suites. The interior of the property has been constructed entirely of natural materials with massive amounts of imported Burmese teak covering the floors, walls and ceilings and natural stone forming most other surfaces. A stunning blend of East and West, this magnificent and exceedingly private island home has been specially created for intimate gatherings of family or friends. Together, the four richly appointed bedroom suites and custom-made safari style tent can accommodate groups of up to ten persons in complete and total comfort. A collection of fine Asian art from Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam can be found throughout the property. A pair of magnificent 250-year-old teak doors, rescued from a Javanese temple, frames the resort entrance. Inside guests can find numerous antiquities including temple reliefs, hand-carved wooden sculptures and silk treasures adding to the natural beauty of this oceanfront paradise. A professionally designed lighting system has been installed to emphasize the property’s many distinctive architectural features.

Nandana Private Resort goes beyond the traditional villa vacation by providing guests with a wide range of luxury resort services, amenities and activities. These include gourmet cuisine, on-site masseuse, 120′ infinity pool, Jacuzzi, Jet Skis, ATV’s, 18-hole golf course, beach volleyball and more. The property is situated in a gated community with seven day, twenty four hour security patrol; the property itself features an alarm system. The buildings located within the Villa Nandana compound are centered around a glittering 120′ long infinity pool with waterfall edge dropping to a private sandy beach below. A separate large outdoor Jacuzzi is located overlooking the beach and the entire compound is shaded by over 300 imported palm trees and tropical plants. The property is bounded in the front by the ocean with a protected sandy beach and in the rear by a deep water canal with private docking facilities for yachts up to 115′ in length. Poolside cocktails at sunset or a candlelight beach-side dinner for two under a canopy of stars are the perfect way to top off any day. Together, the four richly appointed bedroom suites and custom-made safari style tent can accommodate groups of up to ten persons in complete and total comfort.

Guests can slip into the separate outdoor Jacuzzi overlooking the beach. Or, should a helping hand be required to relax, the on-site spa offers professional massage facilities from the Aman Resort-trained masseuse. For the health conscious, Villa Nandana offers a workout facility with advanced cardio and weight equipment, as well as indoor/outdoor yoga. The villa also features a fully equipped business center with satellite Internet, cable internet, and facsimile services, ensuring that you stay connected worldwide. The entire property, including all bedrooms and living area rooms, pool, etc. have wireless internet service. The property also includes a gym with state of the art cardio and weight equipment.

Standing either side of the main building and directly on the beach are two exceptionally large one bedroom Pavilion suites. Each is in excess of 1000 square feet and contains luxury bath with Jacuzzi tub, indoor/outdoor shower, walk-in closet, writing desk, mini bar and private sundeck with chaises overlooking the sea. A few steps back from the beach, amidst gardens of swaying palms and tropical greenery are two one bedroom Bangala (bungalow) suites. Each Bangala Suite offers more than 750 square feet of luxurious living space with bedroom, sitting area, large bath with indoor/outdoor shower, writing desk and mini-bar. Along the canal, under swaying palms, rises our 2000 square foot luxury air-conditioned safari tent with separate bedroom, bath, and living area. The fifth bedroom accommodation, The Tent, is fully furnished and contains the same TV, wireless internet, and other services as the Pavilions and Bangalas. All of Villa Nandana’s suites and the tent contain remote controlled flat screen satellite and cable TV, iPod docking stations and stereo. All suites have state of the art computer controlled lighting, air conditioning systems and security systems.


At Villa Nandana, a full range of indoor and outdoor activities lie at your fingertips. A 50′ deep sea fishing yacht, a luxury 20′ tender, jet skis, off road all terrain vehicles, fishing gear, snorkeling equipment, bicycles, volleyball, CD and DVD libraries, are all located at the property and available for guest use. A new 18-hole Jack Nicklaus designed golf course is just five minutes away and a full range of adventures, including private air charters to neighboring islands, picnics on deserted island beaches, world-class bone fishing, scuba, swimming with dolphins, shark diving, casino nights and more, are easily arranged. The staff at Nandana Resort includes an estate manager, a concierge, a chef, a masseuse, a boat captain, a chauffeur, a housekeeper and a night butler. Staff is on call twenty four hours per day, seven days per week. Villa Nandana is located 40 miles from Freeport International Airport for commercial flights, and is situated just two miles from the nearest private airport.