About Cat Island, Bahamas
Cat Island is referred to as a family island. It is 50 miles long and an average of 3 miles wide, or approximately 150 Sq. miles. It is located 120 miles south of Nassau, between Eleuthera to the North and Long Island to the South. Cat Island has a population of around 1,300 warm and friendly people. It is the highest island in the Bahamas with rolling hills running the length of the Island. Como Hill with the Hermitage site sits at the highest point 206 feet above sea level. There is not a stop sign on the island, just safe, peaceful natural surroundings. Here you sleep with the windows open and the beautiful ocean breeze blowing over you, and yet have high speed internet and cell phones. Cat Island has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and some of the best game and food fishing . Great diving is right off the beach in front of the house and also surrounds the Island. A Mermaid's Sand Castle is located just out side the quaint village of Port Howe on beautiful Greenwood Beach. The house is just 20 miles from the main airport in New Bight, with non stop flights to Ft. Lauderdale, or off to Nassau International.