There are a total of five islands, all of which are reachable only by air or sea. There can be found in the Exuma Cays, which are in the far southeast of the Bahamas. Because of their isolation, the Exumas are sometimes called “Out Islands” in the Bahamas. The Exumas have interesting caves and sinkholes due to their bluffy topography, which sets them apart from the rest of the Bahamas. Thunderball, a James Bond film, was shot in a cave on Staniel Cay, Exuma.
The Darby Islands are located between the emerald green waters of the Great Bahama Bank and the deep indigo blue waters of the Exuma Sound. Coral reefs that are so clear they defy description glimmer in waters that range from brilliant blue to softer turquoise.
The main house is perched on a bluff 80 feet above the water and offers a breathtaking panorama of the sea. The rainwater that falls on this one-of-a-kind home is stored in underground tanks. There are three freshwater cisterns, each with a storage capacity of 125,000 gallons, concealed beneath the building’s base. A cutting-edge inverter system allows the home to accept electricity generated by both wind and solar. In the case of an outage, diesel generators are ready to kick in and power everything.
For starters, there’s a great room that’s as big as four bedrooms in the main house. The kitchen, a breakfast nook, a powder room, and a sunken living room with a pool table are all part of the great room. An open sundeck and veranda on both the front and back of the house complement the screened-in porch that wraps around the great room. Outdoor skywalks elevated 8 feet above the ground connect the four suites to the great room. These lofty suites offer breathtaking vistas in addition to their private bathrooms, sitting areas, and porches. In most cases, visitors spend their time mingling and dining in the great room, before retiring to their suites for some quiet time. Hot water, air conditioning, and queen-sized beds are just some of the other luxuries that can be found in these contemporary digs.