If you prefer the more intimate experience of a family run resort, then you will find many properties of this kind located throughout the islands.
Stella Maris on Long Island is a plantation style resort suited to both families and couples or for a great vacation for the group! You can rent a bungalow with your own private pool or a room in the hotel. Activities like SCUBA diving, snorkeling and fishing are a big draw here.
Pineapple Fields at North Palmetto Point, Eleuthera is the perfect spot to decompress. It's a great place to base your tour of the island. You can rent a vehicle at the airport and explore at your leisure. The condos are primarily one and two bedroom units, but all are fully equipped with kitchens and pull out sofas. For those times when you don't feel like cooking your own meals, Tippy's restaurant on the beach serves up incredible lunches and dinners and offers great entertainment as well. Nearby, The Banks Road deli offers a great selection of gourmet groceries.
The Bimini Big Game Club, a favourite of author Ernest Hemmingway, was founded in the 1930's and has a much travelled to location for top class sportsmen. The resort underwent a multi-million dollar make over in 2010.
Fernandez Bay Village Resort on Cat Island is a family owned and run resort that is perfect for everybody. You can stay at cozy seaside cottages and villas outfitted with private patios and garden baths. The 1-bedroom cottages are better suited for couples while the 2-bedroom Villas are perfect for families.