The Dunmore

Colebrook St, Dunmore Town, The Bahamas

From a members-only beach club in the 1960s, The Dunmore has evolved into a 16-room boutique stay whose spirit and decor evoke that era. Local interior designer Amanda Lindroth oversaw a major renovation when the hotel’s current owners bought the property in 2010. Wicker and rattan furniture, patterned prints, and spaces that are as much outdoors as indoors create a look that is somewhere between late British colonial and timeless Bahamian. Although the landmark sits on Harbour Island’s Pink Sands Beach, a pool with an airy pavilion adds to The Dunmore’s reputation as a place of amiable gathering. After a day of sunfilled fun, head to the on-site restaurant, where chef Cindy Hutson, one of the region’s rising culinary stars, prepares modern twists on island delicacies—think grouper curry with lychee and grilled pineapple and banana fritters with rum caramel.

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Tropical Escape on Harbour Island

Located on Harbour Island, just off the coast of Eleuthera, Bahamas, the Dunmore is truly a place to get away from it all. Made up of beach villas and a private beach this property is all about privacy and luxury. Even though the main town is a short golf cart ride away, the restaurant at the Dunmore is excellent and well worth a quiet night in. Unlike some other beach hotels, I didn’t feel like a number of just another tourist. The hotel is intimate and after a couple of days I felt like a resident, a remarkable achievement for any hotel.

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