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Everything you need accept food is provided with this rental and that can be purchased at any of
the 2 grocery stores in New Plymouth. Don’t forget the homemade bread, baked daily and
delivered to the stores by the local Island ladies. White, raisin or coconut bread could be the
toughest choice you will have to make in a day on this Island paradise or which reef to explore. It's
all here in The Islands of the Bahamas.
ON SITE: Closest beach 150 yards, closest water 40 yards and closest bar 100 yards.
NEW PLYMOUTH: Historical, Cape Cod style with a population 500 in season for great people watching, Museums,
sight seeing, Historical Sculpture Garden, gift shops, restaurants and bars, liquor store, 3 grocery stores, 2
hardware-marine stores, but NO DISCOS. Just enjoy the beautiful sights, colorful Island landscapes, the Ocean
and the sounds of the sea.
RESTAURANTS: World class evening dining to Cheese Burgers in Paradise is available.
ENTERTAINMENT: Dancing in the dark under a waving palm to the sounds of one of our local bands tops the list.
Green Turtle has entertained entertainers for over 70 years. Since before Burl Ives built his first home on Green
Turtle in the 50's through the Willie Nelson, Tanya Tucker and Glen Campbell era to the current stars Brad Paisley,
Billy Carrington, Ciara etc. the Islanders have provided the fun. Many local acts and DJ's entertain regularly
including the number one band in the nation "The Gully Roosters" who call Green Turtle home. You can enjoy their
Island sounds at The Green Turtle Club.
SWIMMING WITH PIGS: No Name Cay, the first Island south of Green Turtle is home to the famous swimming pigs
of Abaco. Everyone from the Hollywood crowd to locals love to swim with the pigs.
GUIDED DIVING: World Class, contact Brendal and Mary on Green Turtle Cay at Brendals Dive Center.
SNORKELING, SWIMMING AND DIVING EVERYWHERE: The closest reef is 50 yards from shore on the Atlantic side
of the Island. The Caribbean offers some of the best snorkeling, diving, scuba diving, deep sea diving, skin diving,
wreck diving, and coral reef diving where the 3rd largest barrier reef in the world is just off shore.
FISHING: World class bone fishing and deep sea fishing, either guided or unguided is very popular.
DESERTED ISLANDS: First and Second Islands to the North and South of GTC except for pigs on No Name Cay
(see NASA photos or visit www.marinas.com for aerial photos of GTC).
DESERTED BEACHES: There are literally unlimited isolated, remote beaches on GTC as well as throughout the
Abaco chain of Islands with sea shelling, swimming, diving, beach combing, even skinny dipping is possible on
SAILING AND BOATING: This is a boaters paradise, a perfect place for that sailing vacation with a full service
Marina adjacent to our house. Check Green Turtle Cay weather forecaster CNN link here for todays forecast. If the
Atlantic Ocean is rough to navigate you can easily move to The Sea of Abaco and the protection of Great Abaco the
Out Islands of the Bahamas. We recommend: Sunset Rentals, Donnies Boat Rentals and Reef Rentals.
TRANSPORTATION ON ISLAND: Golf carts are the preferred method of transportation for visitors. They allow you to
slow down, enjoy the tropical scenery and get into "Island Time". You may also travel by bicycle, sea kayak, sail
boat, speed boat, ferry and taxi. D&P Cart Rentals, Sea Side Cart Rental, Harbor View and T&A are open.
GOLF: Dorian Update - Course is probably closed. Call for updates. An 18 hole golf course is about 8 miles away
on Great Abaco Island at Treasure Cay. Plan on making it a full day outing. There are cars rentals near the ferry
dock and at the Airport. Cornish car rentals a popular one.
SEASON: There is not just one season in the Bahamas, but year-round fun in the sun.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Visit the Abaco Community Message Board Coconut Telegraph or link to Abaco Life
Magazine to answer many of your questions.
Come to the Islands of the Bahamas for the best: family vacation, fun vacation, diving vacation,
snorkeling vacation, honeymoon or Island wedding destination, you will have a wonderful time here
on Green Turtle Cay in the Abacos.
Vacation Rental Coconut Cabana
Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas
Green Turtle is different. Dorian was devastated. The Island is building and changing daily.
Everything is available now: restaurants, marinas, golf cart rentals, groceries stores, gas, etc.
But, less than before.
Green Turtle Club and Marina opened in March of 2020.