Elbow Cay; White Sound. Lubbers Quarters. Parrot Cay

Elbow Cay is best know as the location of
Hope Town, however it offers significant facilities and attractions beyond.

Hope Town & Elbow Cay Map with facilities and attractions.

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Updated: 16 April 2019

Explorer Chart: AB-18
Air Service

  • Air service is available through Marsh Harbor and Treasure Cay Airports combined with taxi and ferry service.
Area Information / Tourism
  • Bahamas Area Websites. Sites that can be searched for tourist and business information throughout the Bahamas.
  • Destination Abaco; 242-367-3202/2107; destinationabaco@gmail.com. Local free publication of attractions & activities in the Abacos. It is available as marinas, stores and restaurants. Don't miss it when visiting!
Art Gallery / Art
Bank & ATM

Beverage Store
  • A&E Liquors; 242-366-0625. White Sound.
Bike Rental
Boat Rental / Charter
  • Abaco Paddle Boards. Paddle board rental.
  • Island Marine at Parrot Cays
Book Exchange
BTC / Batelco Office
Car Rental
Cell Phone Service

Cruisers Net
  • Abaco Cruisers Net operates daily on VHF Ch 68 from 0815 to 0915. The goals of the net are safety, friendship, and message handling. The net provides weather, notices from local businesses, messaging between cruisers, arrivals and departures.
Coffee Shop
Customs & Immigration
Dinghy Landing
  • Abaco Inn; 242-366-0113; 800-468-8799 (US). Provides a dinghy dock in White Sound.
  • BASRA; 242-366-0282; VHF Ch-16, Ch-20. Parrot Cay.
  • BASRA; 242-367-2226 / 3752; VHF Ch-16, Ch-20.
  • Bahamas Red Cross; 242-367-0734. Marsh Harbour.
  • Cruisers who need to be contacted in an emergency can receive an email if it is sent with contact information (boat name; persons name; cottage name) in the Subject line to: cruisers@oii.net This is provided as a free service by Out Island Internet.
  • Police / Fire emergency phone: 919 or 911
  • TowBoatU.S. Marsh Harbor; 242-367-4602. Service Area: 100 miles offshore. Home base: Rockledge, FL.
  • VHF Ch-16 is monitored by emergency services and local authorities in the Abacos.
  • Albury’s Ferry provides regular ferry service from Hope Town to Marsh Harbour.
Fresh Fish

Golf Cart / Scooter Rental
  • Elbow Cay Cart Rentals; 242-366-0530.
  • JR's Cart Rentals; 242-366-0361; info@juniorscartrentals.com; VHF Ch-16. Located in White Sound.
Government / Administrator
Groceries & Produce

  • Sweetings Grocery.
Hardware & Lumber
Ice Cream
  • Sugar Shack; 242-366-0788. On the road to S end of cay. Great ice cream and sandwiches.
Internet & WiFi
  • Elbow Cay Properties; 242-366-0569 / 0035; elbowcayproperties@coralwave.com. Secluded one bedroom cottages to six bedroom villas.
  • Hopetown Hideaways; 242-366-0224; info@hopetown.com Rental homes from honeymoon cottages to multi-family beach houses with pools. [website has a good travel advice section]
  • Sea Level Cottages; 242-366-3121.
  • Sea Spray Resort & Marina; 242-366-0065; seasprayres@abacinet.com Villas with ocean and harbor view; pool; restaurant; marina.
Marina & Dockage
  • Sea Spray Resort & Marina; 242-366-0065; seasprayres@oii.net. Located in White Sound. 50 slips; pool; restaurant; bar; beach; WiFi. Docking specials available till February 2013.
Marine Supplies & Parts
Marine Services & Repairs
  • Island Marine; 242-366-0282. Parrot Cay.
Medical / Clinic / Pharmacy
  • See Hope Town Clinic
  • Packages & Shipping
Personal Services
Post Office / Mail
  • See Hope Town
  • Abaco Inn; 242-366-0133 & 800-468-8799; events@abacoinn.com. Located on the ocean and White Sound S of Hope Town center. They will provide rides from town. There is a dinghy dock on White Sound.
  • Firefly Sunset Resort; 242-366-0145. Seven 2 to 4 room villas, restaurant, bar, pool. Villas come with dock slip. Located on SW shore of Elbow Cay just N of Abaco Inn.
  • Sea Spray Resort & Marina; 242-366-0065. Sea Spray will pick up from Hope Town; call VHF Ch 16.
Restaurant & Bar
  • Abaco Inn; 242-366-0133; 242-366-0003; 800-468-8799; events@abacoinn.com. Open 7 days a week and serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Special menus for holidays and other occasions. Entertainment provided regularly. Call to make dinner reservations. They will pick you up from Hope Town.
  • Boat House Restaurant; 242-366-0065. At Sea Spray Resort & Marina. Sea Spray will pick up from Hope Town; call VHF Ch-16.
  • Firefly Last Light Bar & Grill Restaurant @ Firefly Sunset Resort on SW shore of Elbow Cay just N of Abaco Inn.
  • Sugar Shack; 242-366-0788. On the road to S end of cay. Great ice cream and sandwiches.
  • The restaurants & bars provide restrooms for the use of their patrons.
Retail Therapy - Shopping
  • Abaco Inn boutique.
  • Curly Tails at Sea Spray Resort
  • Showers are available at marinas for patrons.
Snorkeling & Scuba Diving
  • Froggies; diving and park tours
Things to See & Do
  • Trash truck is available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 0830 to 0930 (Apr 2019). Located by the steps to the water at the SE corner of the large commercial pier in the SE corner of the harbor. Cruisers should place their trash here and not in the small bins located around the town center.
  • Bins for recyclables (aluminum cans and Bahamian, Heinekin, and Guiness beer bottles) are located just SE corner of the government pier.
  • Marinas provide trash receptacles for customers.
VHF Protocol
Volunteer Opportunities
  • Marine Weather Center; Daily SSB, webcast, & email forecasts by Chris Parker. Note: Best reception in this area is usually at 4045 KHz USB Simplex at 0630 AST.
  • Bahamas Met Office website provides weather forecast for local areas throughout the Bahamas.
  • Barometer Bob; an excellent website providing weather for the Abacos.
  • Abacos Cruisers Net; VHF Ch 68 at 0815; provides a daily weather summary.
  • FM Radio 93.5 MHz; Radio Abaco at 0630.
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