Islands Magazine website recently voted the Bahamas as one of the top islands to live on in the Caribbean.Here are our Top 5 Best Islands and Settlements to Own a Home on. We have considered a diverse criteria in order to rank these most desirable locations for Bahamas Real Estate.

1)  Elbow Cay, Abaco


Hopetown Lighthouse

This sleepy little town in Abaco is best known for the friendliness of its residents and its candy-cane-colored lighthouse. Add to it the beautiful beaches, historic charm, and awesome real estate. Elbow Cay is our favorite.

2)  Paradise Island

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Ocean Club Estates, Paradise Island

Paradise Island is best known for its incredible resort environment. A popular destination with a sprawling picturesque beach, a variety of exciting amenities, along with a diverse selection of luxury waterfront properties, makes Paradise Island a respectable number 2.

3)  Harbour Island, Eleuthera

Pink Sands Beach, Harbour Island

Harbour Island is famous for its three and a half miles of picture perfect pink sand beach. The warm clear ocean waters provide excellent diving, fishing and boating and the friendly people make this island both fun and relaxing. This golf cart community with incredible beachfront homes, makes it a worthy selection for our Top 5.

4)  Staniel Cay, Exuma

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Staniel Cay, Exuma

Staniel Cay is part of the magnificent chain of The Exuma Cays. The turquoise waters are rich with marine life, the beaches are secluded and unspoiled. Private Islands and secluded beachfront properties help it rank in this Best of Waterfront list.

5)  Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera

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Governor’s Harbour

Governor’s Harbour is the largest town on the island and also the quaintest. The charming and historic Victorian-era houses are part of the appeal, the variety of entertainment and the gorgeous beaches on either side of town; help us round out our top 5.

Honorable Mention:

Windermere Island, Eleuthera 

Guana Cay, Abaco

What do you think of our rankings? If you feel we missed your favorite location please share it with us or share your own list of favourite properties and islands.