Tiamo Resort, Bahamas
Tiamo is the epitome of eco-chic living, where nature and the environment rules, set among palm groves right on the white seashore.
The Bahamas are renowned for top class bonefishing and South Andros in particular offers a truly unique experience of exciting saltwater fishing.
Tiamo is set on the South Bight and enjoys direct access to these remote fishing areas, a huge majority of them wadeable hard white sand flats.
Guests of Tiamo regularly see and catch trophy-sized bonefish in the azure waters right in front of the resort. It is hard to beat Tiamo and Andros for some of the most prolific bone fishing action anywhere in The Bahamas.
You will be guided by excellent local guides with smart skiffs and years of experience and knowledge of the fishing area. You will be collected from the dock after your breakfast and taken out for either a full or half days fishing. You don’t even have to take your fishing rod with you, Tiamo has a range of Sage rods for you to borrow and a gift shop stocked with flies, leader, clothing and everything you could want for a few days fishing.
Andros is superb for diving due to a combination of amazingly clear water and the world’s third largest barrier reef. The reef edge is only 10 minutes from Tiamo and drops down an almost vertical wall into The Tongue of the Ocean, which is up to 6,000ft deep and lies between Andros and Nassau. Snorkelling equipment and guides are available at Tiamo and the waters suit beginners to the most seasoned of snorkeller. You will encounter sea cucumbers, sponges, starfish, sea fans, colourful creatures and exotic fish. Exploring the Andros Barrier reef and famous Blue Holes of Andros are a must. After one lesson from the Nature Concierge Team you can be skimming happily across the gin clear waters of the South Bight in of Tiamo’s totally stable and easy to handle Trimarans. Nature Tours are popular at Tiamo and one can trek through the wilderness with trail maps sampling tropical fruits, finding rare orchids and diving into an inland Blue Hole. Rare Rock Iguanas, 330 different species of birds and 20 different wild orchids are just some of the natives of South Andros just waiting to be rediscovered.
Five open-plan Pool Villas sit right on the white sandy shore of the beautiful South Bight amongst the swaying coconut palms. The Pool Villas combine stylish driftwood shades of the living areas with eye-catching reclaimed glass and natural stone in the bathrooms, giving a real sense of luxury. Each bathroom has double stone basins and a range of eco friendly beauty products. The villas are air-conditioned, provide lots of storage, a wet bar and coffee making facilities. Your pool sits on the secluded private terrace.
There are four Island Cool Villas which lead right on to the beach, and are stylish eco-properties surrounded by greenery and nature. The Cool Villas are raised on stilts to work in harmony with the natural elements; the refreshing sea breeze channels under and around the villas to keep them cool.
For those seeking complete seclusion then the Star-LightVilla tucked away from the rest could be your very own Caribbean hideaway. With elegant decor that reflects the dreamy hues of the island’s natural ocean blues and sand whites, and surrounded by the vivid colors of tropical Bahamian trees and flowers, this gorgeous traditional-style Caribbean villa sits right on the beach.
The villa has an outdoor pool on your private terrace where you can dine. The interior is truly elegant: a king-sized double bed draped in fine white linen, a stylish stone floor bathroom with Gilchrist & Soames beauty products, and Egyptian cotton dressing gowns, plus a hammock and loungers for relaxing on the veranda. It’s the romantic destination with some added fishing!