A former remote fishing outpost, this island has been transformed into a unique private haven for those seeking authentic barefoot luxury.
Privately owned, this paradise island situated in Bahamas’ Exuma Chain has 72 acres of unsurpassed beauty, making it the ideal retreat for families or friends who want to unwind in the comfort of their private island.
Accommodating up to 28 guests, Over Yonder Cay provides an unrivalled experience for guests of all ages. Guests can all enjoy spending time together in one of the many common areas, indulging in a sunset dinner in the Beach Pavilion or retreating to the privacy of their own villa. There are four villas scattered around the island to ensure the utmost privacy and space.
Enjoying a privileged location on top of the hill, Meridian House features four rooms (one master suite and three guest suites), sleeping up to eight guests.
A stone’s throw away from the beach, Villa East Cove can accommodate eight guests in four bedrooms (one master suite, a guest suite, and two doubles).
Affording panoramic ocean views, Villa West Sands can sleep eight guests in four bedrooms.
Enjoying charming sunsets, Villa South Point accommodates six guests in three rooms (one master suite and two doubles).
The state of art gym ensures that guests can stick to their training routine, while the sauna-steam room, massage, and yoga classes are perfect for soothing those sore muscles.
There is a plethora of activities that can be organised for guests’ entertainment. Guests have complimentary access to the island’s boats and equipment including crewed motorboats for fishing, scuba diving, snorkelling, crewed sailing yachts, jet-skis, underwater sea scooters and a range of inflatable towables, kitesurfing, windsurfing, paddle boarding, kayaking, wakeboarding, and water skiing.
Golf lovers will be delighted to try the unique nine-hole par-three golf course, while tennis enthusiasts will enjoy the floodlit court and volleyball players can gather on the beach. What is more, hikers have a great choice of pathways to explore.
Guests can dock their yachts in the deep water marina available for their exclusive use.
All meals and drinks are included in the rental fee and menus are tailored to the group’s personal preferences in advance of arrival.
Each of Over Yonder Cay's villas have satellite TV, a Kaleidescape entertainment library and Crestron control system, as well as WiFi and iPads. All of the island's suites feature a 40-inch TV.
Villa Meridian House Perched on the island's central hilltop with dramatic panoramic views of the area, this Minoan-inspired villa sleeps up to eight guests in four suites.
The villa's eclectic and whimsical Rococo decor provides an upscale yet relaxed setting for group gatherings, from the grand conservatory with its breath-taking views and Steinway piano to the intimacy of the 12-seater luxury movie theatre. The villa is one of the focal points of activity on the island due to its many facilities.
This villa's accommodation includes a 2,300 sqft (214 sqm) master suite with viewing tower, private garden, dressing room, salon and spacious bathroom. The three 663 sqft (62 sqm) guest suites each have a private courtyard and terrace.
11,125 sqft (1,033 sqm) interior spaceExpansive master suite and three guest suitesState of the art gymSauna and steam roomMassage suiteBeauty salonLuxury movie theatreConservatory with Steinway grand pianoWraparound infinity pool, hot tub, and covered terraceInterior and exterior dining
Villa West SandsA few steps from Whale Bone beach, Villa West Sands sleeps eight guests in four bedrooms. Its beachside location is capitalised on with outdoor dining and lounging spaces, a fire pit, hot tub, and floor-to-ceiling windows facing west.
Villa West Sands is 682 sqft (58 sqm); the master suite features expansive ocean views and a wraparound balcony from which guests can take in the sunset. The 562 sqft (52 sqm) guest suite includes an independent lounging area and balcony. Downstairs, the villa's two 265 sqft (25 sqm) bedrooms share a Hollywood bathroom.
2,600 sqft (242 sqm) interior spaceMaster suite, guest suite, and two bedrooms with Hollywood bathroomCovered terrace, hot tub, and fire pitOpen plan kitchen-dining-lounge70-inch TVInterior and exterior dining
Villa East CoveFrom its elevated position looking out over the Exuma Sound, Villa East Cove sleeps six to eight guests in four bedrooms. A modern-traditional decor is complemented by the villa's extensive poolside lounging.
The villa's 546 sqft (51 sqm) and 413 sqft (38 sqm) suites lead to wraparound balconies with additional seating. The two 352 sqft (33 sqm) guest bedrooms have queen beds and single-sleeping lofts that are perfect for kids; they share a Hollywood bathroom.
2,990 sqft (278 sqm) interior spaceMaster suite, guest suite, and two bedrooms with Hollywood bathroomThree-tier infinity pool and hot tub with extensive lounging areasPrivate beachOpen plan kitchen-dining-loungeMedia room with 70-inch TVInterior and exterior dining
Villa South PointLocated on the southern tip of the island, Villa South Point sleeps six guests in three rooms. Flanked by shallow waters teeming with aquatic life, the villa enjoys spectacular views of both the sunrise and sunset. Its lower floor features a games room to entertain kids and grown-ups alike.
The villa's 550 sqft (51 sqm) master suite opens directly onto the wraparound balcony and hot tub, and the two 269 sqft (25 sqm) bedrooms share a bathroom.
With so much to do at Over Yonder Cay, it may be hard to imagine ever leaving our island paradise during your stay. However, our local area has a wonderful selection of attractions to tempt you to explore the Exumas Chain, many as close as 15 minutes away by boat.
The island's fleet of fast and comfortable watercraft includes a 31 ft (9.5 m) Jupiter Marine centre console, a robust 28 ft (8.5 m) Panga and a jet-propelled SAFE boat, which can access the shallowest of waters. Our local Bahamian guides have a wealth of experience and knowledge of the surrounding waters.
To explore further afield, take to the sky for a seaplane tour to a remote sand spit for a picnic and beach party or visit the legendary Norman's Cay and its sunken seaplane wreck.
Over Yonder Cay is located in the Exuma Chain in the southern part of The Bahamas, just 265 miles (425 km) southeast of Florida.
Private jets can fly directly to Nassau or Great Exuma, and commercial flights operate daily from the US and Europe to Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau. Over Yonder Cay is located just 70 miles (110 km) from Nassau and Great Exuma, both of which are just 30 minutes away by seaplane. Transfers from these two islands by seaplane can be accommodated.
Disclaimer: the location on the map may be approximate due to privacy reasons.
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