Hawk's Nest Resort & Marina
Hawk’s Nest Resort & Marina is a unique property situated on 370 acres in the northwest tip of Cat Island with a 28-slip marina and a 3,100 foot private airstrip.
This idyllic setting presents incredible development potential, offering scalable and endless opportunities. This magnificent property has the perception of being on its own private island. Surrounded by mangrove estuaries and private soft sand beaches, this property can be developed with a range of considerations and amenities, allowing for a phased development over time.
Cat Island is an unspoiled natural setting with some of the most pristine beaches in The Bahamas. Anchored by Mount Alvernia, is The Bahamas’s highest point where The Hermitage, a medieval stone monastery was built in 1939.
Only 48-miles long and considered part of the Out Islands, is in the central Bahamas chain in the eastern boundary and is located 130 miles southeast from Nassau and 300 miles from Fort Lauderdale. With only 1,700 residents, this Out Island is an ideal destination for those seeking to fish, snorkel, explore or simply disconnect.
When visiting Cat Island, don’t miss the opportunity to eat at Duke’s Conch Stand at The Bight Settlement right along the beach for the freshest conch salad.
Hawk's Nest Resort & Marina, a family-owned resort is an idyllic setting for incredible development potential, offering scalable and endless opportunities. With more than 2.3 miles of oceanfront and 370 deeded acres of land, this magnificent property has the perception of being on its own private island. Surrounded by mangrove estuaries and private soft sand beaches, this property can be developed with a range of considerations and amenities, allowing for a phased development over time.
Situated in the southwestern tip of beautiful Cat Island, in The Bahamas, this unique property has an established 28-slip marina and its own private 70-foot wide, 3,100-foot airstrip. The airstrip is already paved to be extended to a length of 4,900-feet.
Cat Island, only 48-miles long, considered part of the Out Islands or as the locals call it, the Family Islands, is in the central Bahamas chain in the eastern boundary and is located 130 miles southeast of Nassau and 300 miles from Fort Lauderdale. With approximately 1,700 residents, this Out Island is an ideal destination for those seeking to fish, dive, snorkel, explore or simply disconnect.
This property is comprised of a centralized footprint which is made up of the resort management office and retail shop, the restaurant, lounge and bar, pool and pool deck and the 10-hotel rooms, and managers quarters, all just north of the airstrip. On the other side of the airstrip, is the 28-slip marina, Sharkey’s restaurant and bar, fish cleaning areas, fuel dock and PADI-shop. Due east of the resort office is the cluster of the private resort villas. Two of these 3-bedroom villas, The Sailfish House, and The Blue Marlin House, at approx. 1,700 sq.ft. each, are used for resort guests and can accommodate multiple families, offering full kitchens, laundry, and second floor open terraces.
The largest of the private residences, The Cat Ballou House, at over 3,400 sq.ft., belongs to ownership and has not been used for resort accommodations. The private villas share a centralized freshwater pool with loungers and a walking path that leads directly to the beach and shoreline. All homes constructed on this property were built to exact U.S. and Bahamian standards and codes and exceed hurricane building requirements.
This unique, one-of-a-kind property offers a beautiful, existing operating resort and marina, combined with endless possibilities of future development and expansion. Hawk’s Nest Marina is only 277 nautical miles from Fort Lauderdale and a prime destination for those seeking the very best of deep-sea fishing and diving. At 370 acres, this vast and magnificent property offers all the charms of a private island while simultaneously providing a wide range of development opportunities.
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