Norman’s Cay, Exumas, The Bahamas

If you have a family or small group looking for a quiet, private beach vacation, MacDuff’s is an extraordinary option. Its three cottages, each containing two oversized suites, sit on a lovely half-mile beach. The Bahamas-clear water surrounding this small, virtually uninhabited island is fabulous for swimming, snorkeling and kayaking. When the resort is rented in its entirety by one family or group, its all-inclusive rates include all meals and beverages, as well as access to its 27-foot captained catamaran for day excursions to nearby islands and beaches.


  • Guest cottages right on the sand
  • Tiny island with fabulous, empty beaches
  • Only 20 minutes from Nassau
  • All-inclusive rates for up to 12 guests
6 Bedroom Suites
3 Extraordinary Beaches
27 Foot Catamaran

Location and Surroundings:

Norman’s Cay is a twenty-minute flight from Nassau, in the northern Exumas chain. The resort has its own 2,800-foot paved airstrip for chartered or private aircraft, including small jets. The Island is six miles long and less than a half-mile wide, and Its sugar-sand beaches are long and empty. Other than MacDuff’s, it is a virtually uninhabited island, perfect for vacationers looking for seclusion and privacy.


There are three Bahamian-style white-roofed cottages, each with two large, 600 square-feet bedroom suites. Each suite has a separate, spacious living area and a large deck overlooking the sea. Decor is simple, chic and comfortable. Two of the suites have daybeds and are perfect for families with young children. Capacity of the resort is 12-16 guests.

Experience and Activities:

MacDuff’s is for beach lovers and those who value simplicity, quiet and privacy. Snorkeling and kayaking are outstanding, with all equipment provided. Also, taking full advantage of the area’s many small and uninhabited islands, the resort’s catamaran is available to guests for day excursions. Rates for the exclusive rental of MacDuff’s include all meals and beverages, as well as access to the catamaran.