Families Escape to the Southern Bahamas for Adventure
and Unspoiled Natural Beauty
Dreaming of an island getaway with untouched beaches and world-class opportunities for ocean exploration? The Stella Maris Resort Club entices families seeking fun, freedom and good food with a variety of free activities and family friendly accommodations. Whether it is snorkeling and scuba diving, or nature expeditions by foot or bicycle, Stella Maris embodies the concept of fun in the sun through its all-encompassing activities for both kids and grown-ups. Situated on Long Island, in the southern Bahamas, this special resort offers multifaceted appeal with its world class scuba diving and snorkeling, unique deep sea fishing opportunities, miles of unspoiled natural beauty, and an array of glorious beaches.
At Stella Maris families will enjoy a variety of activities, beginning with their free Guest Services. Choose from and enjoy 3 pools with fresh towels daily or relax at the east coast Stella Maris Beach Cove's with beach chairs and cabanas. Use the Sunfish sailboats at Deal's Beach, a 3 mile west coast beach with complimentary transportation three times daily or snorkel and swim at the northwest coast Cape Santa Maria Beach Reserve with daily complimentary transportation. Snorkel, swim and sightsee on boat cruises offered twice a week or join one of the resorts daily snorkeling trips. History tours and nature walks allow guests to explore on their own by foot or on complimentary bicycles or kayaks. When tired of the sun, the kids can start up a game of ping-pong, play lawn games, or head to the game room for videos or board games. And in the evening, join in fun weekly activities.
Exploring the wonders of the sea either scuba diving or snorkeling with your family can be a very rewarding experience, and there is no better place than Stella Maris to learn to dive, especially for children. There is no age minimum for the resort course and children must be 12 years old for junior certification. The resort's snorkeling program teaches the basic skills for responsible snorkeling and visitors here may strike off on their own, or join in a guided excursion. Guests will quickly learn that the only difficult thing about snorkeling is getting the family out of the water at the end of the day.
At Stella Maris, the wide range of activities offered to both kids and adults to enjoy together and separately makes for a great family vacation. And best of all, the resort offers a variety of family friendly accommodations and prices. Accommodations consist of hotel rooms, cottages, villas and bungalows with full kitchens and some with private pools. Prices range from $120 to $225. Children under 7 years of age always stay free and cribs are available. Children from 8 - 12 sharing an accommodation with their parents are $25 per child per night. Stella Maris also offers a great Kid's Menu. A child's a la Carte, entree only dinner starts at $14. Baby-sitters are available at $8 per hour. Nightly rates, weekly packages and special Self-Catering prices are available.
For more information and to learn more about an ideal family vacation experience at Stella Maris Resort contact (800) 426-0466 or visit their website at www.stellamarisresort.com.