Grand Isle Resort & Spa

Authentic, exotic and sublime

Immerse yourself in authentic Bahamas at the Grand Isle Resort, set on the ivory sands of Emerald Bay overlooking the brilliant turquoise Exuma waters.  Welcoming couples and families alike with a low-key and relaxed atmosphere, this exotic paradise immediately sets you at ease, whilst the tropical grounds blend seamlessly into the surrounding tropical landscape.

The resort offers a wide range of activities both on and off-site, you can skim across the crystal sea with the complimentary kayaks and paddleboards or feed the local stingrays. Alternatively keep your feet on dry land with a treasure hunt or beach bonfire. Take it down a gear and stretch out next to the resort’s infinity pool with a signature cocktail before restoring the body and mind in the SeaStar Spa with one of the many treatments on offer.

The Grand Isle Resort is a sun-kissed tropical haven, surrounded by natural beauty with friendly and attentive staff. Soak up the magnificent views, sip on a cocktail and savour the memories that will last a lifetime. 

Hayes & Jarvis Rating

Guide Price

 £2,319  per person
Hotel Category
Location Type
an island in the middle of a body of water

Hotel highlights

  • Family friendly, all-villa resort
  • Attentive, welcoming staff
  • Wide range of activities available
  • SeaStar Spa on-site

Hotel Features

General Information

  • 78 rooms

Main Facilities

  • Diving
  • Fitness facilities
  • Golf
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Authentic
  • Barefoot style
  • Private villas

Board Basis Options

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Room Only

For Families

  • Kid's Club

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Grand Isle Resort & Spa

  • Beach
  • Approx. 15 minutes from Exuma International Airport
  • Beachfront setting on Great Exuma Island
  • Reached by air taxi from Nassau to Exuma
Grand Isle Resort & Spa


a sandy beach next to the ocean


Crescent-shaped white sand beach with towel service.

a house with a pool in front of a building

Swimming Pool

Free-form, inifinity edged pool and heated whirlpool, surrounded by an expansive sundeck

Fitness Center

Fitness Centre


SeaStar Spa

Offering a range of treatments designed to restore the soul, using Thalasso-Therapy. For younger gueststhe SeaStar Spa has amini treatment menu, including a mini-mani and ice-cream!

a group of people sitting at a beach


The resort offers a number of non-motorised watersports and diving. There are also sailing and fishing excursions available.

a large body of water


Enjoy a round of golf at the Emerald Reef Course, designed by World Golf Hall of Fame legend Greg Norman.



All guests can enjoy the use of six nearby tennis courts.

Grand Isle Resort & Spa

Food & Drink

The Palapa Grill

Overlooking the pool and Emerald Bay, this outdoor restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. With an emphasis on local fish such as conch, grouper, snapper and crab on the menu, there is also weekly themed nights twice a week, including Bahamian Dinner night and Island BBQ & Junkanoo Bonfire on the Beach. Restrictions: Dinner reservations are required.

23 Degrees North

This exciting new beach club overlooking Emerald Bay is the perfect place to lounge in luxury, whether its sipping champagne in a poolside cabana or savouring Asian-Bahamian fusion cuisine at the fine dining restaurant. Open for lunch and dinner daily. Dinner reservations are required.

Sandy Toes

As the name implies, this charming beach hut is set right on the soft sands. Enjoy refreshing drinks and authentic jerk snacks.

Board Basis Options

Room Only

No meals included

Bed & Breakfast

Breakfast is served at the Palapa Grill between 07:30 and 11:00am. 

Grand Isle Resort & Spa

Family Friendly Facilities

Hummingbird Hut

The Hummingbird Hut team keep children aged between five and twelve entertained with the ultimate collection of complimentary Grand Isle experiences. Every day between 10am and 3pm children will head to the beach or pool for activities such as treasure hunts, kayaking and more.