We are happy to report that the Abacos continues to rebuild and reopen places destroyed or severely damaged in Hurricane Dorian. Yes, that was back in September 2019! Compliments to the resilience of the Bahamian people! Land lines are not fully restored in the outer Abacos but mostly on the mainland of Great Abaco. Cellular coverage is good through BTC and ALIV. In all areas, the best and most up-to-date information can be confirmed on social media and through Internet searches. For LODGING and vacation rentals, VRBO and airbnb offer many choices. Be sure to check the dates of the reviews. If they were prior to Dorian, they may not be accurate. Some websites are up-to-date; some are not. If you have new information on reopening, we'd love to have you tell us in the Comments. Thanks from the Explorer Team!
GREEN TURTLE CAY: Bluff House Marina and beach bar, Turtley's Convenience Store new public dinghy dock in New Plymouth, Roberts Marine, Fuel: Sunset Marine as well as Green Turtle Club, Restaurants: GTClub, Bluff House Beach Bar, Pap Pete's, Turtleys, McIntosh's Takeaway, Pineapples, Two Shortys, Sundowners. Also several golf cart and boat rentals. Bakeries: Creative Hands, McIntosh's, Pap Pete's. CUSTOMS will come from Treasure Cay to clear yachts at Green Turtle Club.
GUANA CAY: Orchid Bay Marina.Ferry service to Marsh Harbour with The Ferry at the Crossing and G&L Ferry. Restaurants: Grabbers and Mama's Takeaway. Dive Guana for snorkeling and SCUBA. Fuel: at marina. Hardware at Guana Lumber. Moorings restored in Guana Cay Harbour and Fishers Bay. Donna's Golf Carts.
TREASURE CAY: Fuel at dock. Moorings. Florence's Cafe and Bakery, CUSTOMS at airport or will come to marina fuel dock to clear yachts. Ferry to Green Turtle Cay. Flights into airport from U.S. Groceries: Sylvan's Mini Mart and McIntosh's.Car rentals, boat rentals, golf cart rentals.
MAN O WAR: Fuel at new dock at old marina location. Restaurants: Hibiscus and Russell's Snavks. Boat rentals, golf cart rentals. Hardware Store, Grocery Store, Boat Yard and sailmaker, moorings, museum and coffee shop, propane.
HOPE TOWN: Both marinas open. Debris has been removed from the harbour and moorings have been repaired and ready for rental. Fuel at Lighthouse Marina. Clinic is open. Boat rentals, golf cart rentals, bike rentals. Two ferries to MH: The Ferry at the Crossing and G&L. All three grocery stores are open. Restaurants: Abaco Inn, Capt Jacks, Firefly, Hope Town Marina, Mackey's Takeout, Nathelee's Kitchen, Willie's Kitchen. Several gift shops. Veterinarian services.
MARSH HARBOUR: From utter devastation to positive signs of recovery--Medical services available with appointment and vaccination certificate. Boat Harbour Marina fully open. Harbour View, Marsh Harbour marina and Conch Inn in various stages of rebuilding. Restaurants: Colors by the Sea at Abaco Beach Resort and numerous takeouts. Boat rentals, car rentals, golf cart rentals. Also yacht charters at Abaco Beach Resort. CUSTOMS at airport or Boat Harbour. Dinghy landing at Union Jack floating dock. Flights: several airlines have returned to MHH. Groceries: Maxwell's Supermarket and Abaco Grocery (near airport). Several marine services and hardware at National Marine. LODGING at Abaco Beach Resort. Check social media, airbnb, and VRBO for recent listings.