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If you don’t mind being “a stone’s throw away” from the beach—guests get access to the Nirvana Beach Café’s private mile of sand just down the hill (the hotel will even pack you a picnic lunch)—this B&B is a true Bahamanian bargain. 
 
It was built in a Colonial style in 2004 on the coast’s highest elevation toward the western end of New Providence, well away from the bustle of Nassau and resorts of Cable Beach. With louvered shutters to let in the trade winds and a wraparound porch on every level with hammocks strung in the corners, it makes for a relaxing retreat. 
 
Rooms are modern homey, but island-style, with hardwood floors, rattan furnishings, king-sized beds, and Oriental rugs. The larger top-floor suites have wooden ceilings and spectacular views. 
 
There is a small, naturalistic pool with a bench under a waterfall ledge. The breakfast and lunch are served on the porch, and four night per week (upon reservation) you can have dinner by the pool. (Otherwise, Travelers Restaurant is a short walk up the road; Nassau is a 25-minute bus ride away.)