Reviews for Treasures of Andros

Fresh Creek, Bahamas

 Heaven

Review by J & S on 3/18/15 9:51 AM

We booked one of the 2 bedroom beach apartments for 6 weeks, the whole booking process was very straight forward and easy, Trevor (the owner) had plenty of patience for the numerous questions sent his way! The apartment was exactly as described and was extremely clean. Trevor’s sister Princess and her husband Mario were on hand for any help and advice, they are lovely people and really do want you to feel comfortable and most of all to enjoy your holiday – customer service like this is extremely thin on the ground these days… Davis Creek is a wonderful place to stay, it’s out of the main village of Fresh Creek and quiet and relaxed with amazing beaches right in front of the apartment. We were lucky enough to see dolphins swim by as well as a mah-mahi which was a little off course but a real treat to see from the end of the dock, I could go on and on about the turtles, manta rays, ospreys etc, there is wild life in abundance and it’s just perfect for bird watching, fishing, kayaking, exploring and diving or just lazing with a good book and a cool drink by your hand. The bonefishing is excellent and so easily available especially for DIY fishermen, if you are fishing for bonefish I would recommend that you get an ‘Explorer Chartbook’ (near Bahamas) as it’s impossible to get decent maps for fishing and the ‘Explorer Chartbook’ details all the low water and tide tables, we also cross reference with ‘google earth’ as it shows all the drivable tracks. If the weather is against you there are some very good guides who will always be able to find you a good sheltered spot for fishing and usually some nice big bonefish. Try Tommy Kee for Fresh Creek and Red Bays and Mark Bastian for fishing the Bights. If you fancy a day out reef fishing for mahi-mahi, wahoo, mackerel, ‘cuda, snapper, grouper etc, try Tanno, you can get hold of him at ‘Mables Store’ just north of Fresh Creek between the liquor store and the bank. For people wishing to dive, Small Hope Resort is the next bay south of Davis Creek and it’s possible to book some diving/snorkelling with them if they are not fully booked. Coffee drinkers be sure to take plenty of your favourite coffee with you as there is very little choice in the local stores, also if you are arriving in Fresh Creek on a Sunday afternoon I would advise you to ask Trevor to make sure that there is drinking water and a few basic provisions to keep you going until the stores open on Monday. You really have to try ‘Kenya’s Bakery’ in Fresh Creek, she makes the most delicious coconut bread, cinnamon and raisin bread and guava swirls (my mouth is watering just thinking about it) For eating out there is’ Hanks Place’ in Fresh Creek, its open every day apart from Sunday and ‘Taste and See’ in Love Hill, its best to phone there first as it’s not open every day, HOWEVER there is a new restaurant due to open at the end of March 2015 in Davis Creek which I believe will be open every day of the week which will be just perfect as it’s only a stroll away. Be sure to pack some good bug repellent, when the sea breeze drops you may need it. We had a truly wondeful holiday and will definitely return to this beautiful rustic little island.