Fowl Cay Resort
Fowl Cay, Exumas, Bahamas
Thunderball Grotto, located off the nearby island of Staniel Cay, is considered one of the best snorkeling spots in the Bahamas. At slack low tide, guests can swim into this underwater cave and view a variety of tropical fish, corals, and sponges. Scenes from the James Bond movie Thunderball and Ron Howard's Splash were filmed here.
Destination Entry Requirements
Prior to Departing for The Bahamas
*Please note: testing requirements have changed for vaccinated travellers
STEP 1: Testing Requirements
Effective August 6, 2021, those travelling to The Bahamas from other countries who have been fully vaccinated will be required to obtain a negative COVID-19 test (either a Rapid Antigen Test or PCR), taken no more than five (5) days prior to the date of arrival to The Bahamas. The name and address of the lab where the test was performed must be clearly displayed on the test result.
Effective August 6, 2021, all fully vaccinated travellers wishing to travel inter-island within The Bahamas, including Bahamian citizens and residents, will be required to obtain a negative COVID-19 test (either a Rapid Antigen Test or PCR), taken no more than five (5) days prior to the date of travel from the following islands: Nassau & Paradise Island, Grand Bahama, Bimini, Exuma, Abaco, and North and South Eleuthera, including Harbour Island.
Unvaccinated travellers ages 12 and older entering The Bahamas and/or those travelling inter-island from Nassau & Paradise Island, Grand Bahama Island, Bimini, Exuma, Abaco, and North and South Eleuthera, including Harbour Island, must obtain a negative COVID-19 PCR (swab) test taken no more than 5 days prior to the date of arrival. Test must return a negative result for entry into The Bahamas.
As of August 6, 2021, all children, between the ages of 2 and 11, wishing to enter The Bahamas will be required to obtain a negative COVID-19 test (either a Rapid Antigen Test or PCR), taken no more than five (5) days prior to the date of arrival to The Bahamas.
All children under the age of 2 are exempt from any testing requirements
Negative PCR test results must be uploaded in order to complete a Bahamas Travel Health Visa application, and must be presented upon arrival in The Bahamas.
Any person presenting test results older than 5 days will not be allowed entry into The Bahamas.
STEP 2: Bahamas Travel Health Visa Application
All persons travelling to The Bahamas, and those travelling inter-island, are required to apply for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa at travel.gov.bs.
Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to upload negative test results (either a Rapid Antigen Test or PCR), in addition to valid proof of vaccination (such as CDC or government issued vaccine record card).
For international travellers, proof of vaccination must confirm they have passed the two-week immunity period.
At this time The Bahamas Government will only be accepting vaccines by Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca
Unvaccinated travellers will be required to upload their negative COVID-19 PCR test results. Tests must be taken no more than 5 days prior to the date of arrival.
Children between the ages of 2 and 11 will be required to upload their negative Rapid Antigen Test or PCR test results.
*Unvaccinated Bahamian citizens or residents planning to travel abroad for five (5) days or less must secure a test in the destination they visited before travelling back to The Bahamas. Any PCR test taken in The Bahamas prior to travel will not be valid for re-entry.
ALL TRAVELLERS: VACCINATED AND UNVACCINATED
As part of the Bahamas Travel Health Visa application, travellers will be required to opt-in to COVID-19 health insurance that covers them for the duration of their stay in The Bahamas. The cost of insurance is included in the Bahamas Travel Health Visa application fee.
Bahamas Travel Health Visa applications take up to 48 hours to process and should be completed with adequate lead time.
The cost of the Bahamas Travel Health Visa is dependent on length of stay and vaccination status.
All travellers eighteen (18) years of age and older are required to complete an individual Bahamas Travel Health Visa.
Persons seventeen (17) years and younger are to add a profile within the account of their parent or guardian."
Guests can take advantage of complimentary non-motorized water sports or simply relax at the beach or freshwater pool. A small fitness room is on-site and a walking trail winds through the island. Meals at this all-inclusive resort are served at the elegant Harbour Club Eating & Drinking House. Perched on the island's highest point, the restaurant includes two limestone terraces with stunning ocean views.
What to expect:
Surrounded by pristine waters in countless shades of blue, this private island resort has a welcoming and casual ambiance. With just six villas, guests feel as though they have the entire island to themselves. Ideal for couples and groups of friends vacationing together, the villas provide all the comforts of home in a tranquil island setting.
- Access via exterior corridors
- Air conditioning
- Bottled water in room (complimentary)
- Cable/satellite TV
- CD player
- Ceiling fan
- Child care (in room, surcharge)
- Climate control
- Clock radio
- Coffee/tea maker
- Complimentary toiletries
- Cribs (infant beds) available
- Direct-dial phone
- Extra towels/bedding in room
- Fax machine
- Hair dryer
- Housekeeping (daily)
- In-room safe
- Internet access - wireless
- Iron/ironing board
- Makeup mirror
- Non-smoking rooms
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Premium TV channel(s)
- Separate sitting area
- Sewing kit
- Sofa bed
- Turndown service (on request)
- Voice mail
- Wake-up calls
- Welcome amenities
- Window opens
This 50-acre private island resort is located within the Exuma island chain, about 322 km (200 mi) from Miami. The resort provides complimentary boat transportation to the island from the Staniel Cay Airstrip, located just a few minutes away. On-site features include a freshwater pool, a tennis court, and a small fitness room with an elliptical trainer, treadmill, and free weights. Complimentary non-motorized water sports including sailing, kayaking, and snorkeling are available at the beach. The on-site restaurant serves gourmet island-inspired cuisine and creative cocktails. Room services is available 24 hours. The amenities listed below are available on site; fees may apply:
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation (complimentary)
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Laundry facilities
- Room service
PoliciesExtra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in, cannot be guaranteed, and may incur additional charges.
RecreationThis Caribbean resort offers complimentary sailboats, kayaks, and snorkeling equipment. The resort also offers on-site bocce and horseshoe courts as well as a tennis court; tennis racquets and balls are provided. A walking trail extends from the tennis court to the west end of the island. Activities available for a surcharge include scuba diving, parasailing, and helicopter sightseeing tours. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Bird watching
- Boat launch
- Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
- Hiking/biking trails
- Motor boating
- Rowing or canoeing
- Running track/path
- Scuba diving
- Surfing/boogie boarding
- Water skiing
- Yoga classes/instruction