drinking water harbour island

Drinking water

Drinking water in Harbour Island, Bahamas The water quality in Harbour Island is not the best city water, it is brownish and has a salty odor. The large majority of hotels and upscale vacation rentals in Harbour island have a reverse osmosis plant also known as desalination. The process is simple and complex at the…

Electrical outlets

Electrical outlets in Bahamas Electrical outlets in Bahamas are 60 Hertz and 120 volts. The standard plugs used are Type A and Type B plugs in which case appliances from North American are fully compatible. Type A plug has two flat side-by side pins. Type B plug also has the two flat parallel pins and…

CELL PHONES HARBOUR ISLAND BAHAMAS

Cell phones

Cell phones in Bahamas Nowadays staying connected is a must for most travelers and you will be able to use your cellphone in a decent way in Bahamas. Just do not expect the same reliability as in the US. You may have to move a little bit in the house or out of the house…

Power outages harbour island

Power outages

Power outages in Harbour Island, Bahamas Power outages are not uncommon in Harbour Island but they last a short period of time . Harbour Island has now their own generating station and power outages have diminished. Most hotels, restaurants and vacation rentals do have generators that will turn on as soon as an interruption occurs.…

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Wi-Fi in Harbour Island

Wi-Fi in Harbour Island, Bahamas For travelers in Harbour Island that need to stay connected at all times, it should not pose any problems . Hotels, restaurants, vacation rentals offer a stable Wi-Fi and are making sure that wherever you are on the premises of their establishment you will be able to connect to a…

Location

Where is Harbour Island Bahamas? Harbour Island is the perfect getaway for those who seek a laid back vacation with magnificent pink sand beaches and luxurious lodging in a world-class destination. Referred to as ‘Briland’ to its Bahamian residents, Harbour Island Bahamas has been deemed the new St. Bart’s of the Caribbean by the media.…

history harbour island

History

History of Harbour Island Bahamas Harbour Island history is as colorful as the pastel painted New England-style buildings and vibrant flowers that line its streets. Harbour Island in the Bahamas was originally inhabited by Arawak, one of only two tribes of the Lucayan Indians. Shortly after Christopher Columbus discovered this area in the Bahamas’ Out…

dunmore town harbour island

Dunmore Town

Dunmore Town, Harbour Island, Bahamas Dunmore Town Harbour Island dates back to the 18th century and is the only town on the island. It was formerly the capital of The Bahamas and second only to Nassau in importance. Dunmore Town got its name from the former Governor of Virginia, the Earl of Dunmore. When the…

Loyalist Cottage Harbour Island

Loyalist Cottage

Loyalist Cottage Harbour Island Bahamas The Loyalist Cottage in Harbour Island is the most photographed building on the island. This popular Harbour Island landmark is also the most visited. Built by a loyalist in 1797, this 18th-century home is 220 years old. During the Revolutionary War there were many subjects who remained loyal to the…

Architecture in Harbour Island

Architecture

Architecture in Harbour Island, Bahamas The Architecture in Harbour island is mostly bahamian or bahamian inspired. Owners are eager to maintain the traditional character of the Island . Most of the existing constructions date back from 50 to 70 years ago. The past 10 years saw a large number of real estate transactions to new…