Stella Maris Resort Club - the Perfect Family Beach Vacation
LONG ISLAND, Bahamas—The Stella Maris Resort Club is the perfect venue for families seeking fun, freedom and good food with a variety of free activities and family friendly accommodations. Situated on Long Island, in the southern Bahamas, this special resort offers multifaceted appeal with its world class scuba diving and snorkeling, unique deep sea fishing opportunities, miles of unspoiled natural beauty, and an array of glorious beaches.
At Stella Maris families can enjoy a variety of activities including a choice of 3 pools or relax at the east coast 'Stella Maris Beach Cove' with beach chairs and cabanas; use of the 'Sunfish' sailboats at 'Deal's Beach', a 3 mile west coast beach with complimentary transportation three times daily or snorkel and swim at the northwest coast 'Cape Santa Maria Beach Reserve' with daily complimentary transportation. Snorkel, swim and sightsee from a boat cruise or join one of the resorts daily snorkeling trips. History tours and nature walks allow guests to explore on their own by foot or on complimentary bicycles or kayaks.
Exploring the wonders of the sea either scuba diving or snorkeling with your family can be a very rewarding experience and there is no better place than Stella Maris to learn to dive, especially for children who must be 12 years old for junior certification. The resort's snorkeling program teaches the basic skills for responsible snorkeling and visitors here may strike off on their own, or join in a guided excursion.
At Stella Maris, the wide range of activities offered to both kids and adults to enjoy together and separately makes for a great family vacation. Land amusements include ping-pong, lawn games, or a game room with videos or board games. In the evening, events include fun activities: Cave Party – Rum Punch Evening – Slide Shows – Bahamian Night - and more.
The resort offers a variety of family friendly accommodations and prices. Accommodations consist of hotel rooms, cottages, villas and bungalows with full kitchens and some with private pools. Prices range from $170 to $630. Children under 7 years of age always stay free and cribs are available. Children from 8 - 12 sharing an accommodation with their parents are $25 per child per night. Stella Maris also offers a great Kid's Menu with selections from $5. Baby-sitters are available at $8 per hour. Nightly rates, weekly packages and special 'Self-Catering' prices are available.