Highbourne Cay | Interview with co-manager Kevin Cartwright

“A paradise like no other, the Exumas are renowned for their blissfully isolated beaches, world-class diving and serene views that dissolve the cares and troubles of everyday life”

A Honeymoon Paradise

Made up of the Great Exuma and Little Exuma, which are beautiful in their own right, their shining pearl is the Exuma Cays. An idyllic sequence of islets surrounded by blooming reefs and astounding marine life, the Exuma Cays are the perfect place for an intimately secluded honeymoon escape. The Highbourne Cay resort is perfect for a truly delightful experience. Nestled in the undisturbed landscape of its own private island, the pristine beauty is beyond compare. Composed over three miles of powdery soft sands and unspoilt azure waters, it’s one of the few places where yours are the only footprints in the sands. 

The perfect stay

A home away from home, choose to stay in either their plush comfortable cottages or rustic Brazilian cabanas and awaken from the comfort your luxury accommodation to scenic views of the cobalt ocean. Amazing adventures define the Exuma experience, and Highbourne Cay is home to a number of opportunities ideal to make your stay all the more memorable. Partake in an Island tour excursion and discover the hidden gems of the island. Discover an underwater utopia as you dive beneath the earth’s surface. Or spend your afternoon lazing by the beach with your love as your indulge in a freshly prepared conch salad. Observe the magnificent yachts and boats that sit majestically on the pristine waters, or rent a private boat and venture out onto the temperate ocean. The possibilities are endless. 











Catering to your every culinary need, Highbourne Cay offers a variety of dining experiences. Get creative and gather ingredients from their grocery store to prepare your own Bahamian creation in your cosy cottage kitchen. Have traditional meals sent right to your door, from fresh lobster salads to delicious ribs and macaroni and cheese, all from their Cool Runners Catering service. Or for an amorous evening with your love, delight in the delicate flavours of the Xuma restaurant as the sun melts into the sugary pink evening skies. highbournecaybahamas.com 




Kevin Cartwright, co-manager of the luxurious Highbourne Cay resort explains why couples should choose Highbourne Cay for their honeymoon escapades         

Why should couples choose Highbourne Cay for their honeymoon? 

Highbourne Cay is a quaint, well managed 5-star resort featuring several cottages & cabanas for 58 person guest occupancy and a 36 slip Marina. There are 8 beaches for your enjoyment,with gazebos and access to water sports, top class tour excursions on our vessels and golf carts & bicycles are the best mode of transport. Memories of a lifetime will be created here.

What makes Highbourne Cay unique from other resorts in the Bahamas?

The friendly well trained staff, cleanliness of the property, the quality of the amenities and guest services. Not to mention our restaurant, which is unmatched.

Are couples able to get married at Highbourne Cay and if so what packages are available?

Highbourne Cay currently hosts 3 weddings per year, each one is specially tailored to the bride’s desires & the amount of people attending. There is a local preacher that we work with who is fantastic. We have dining banquette tables and chairs. There is a local company in Nassau whom we work with for exceptional flower arrangements and additional props. We also provide a sound system for any of our wedding venues. A professional photographer can also be arranged.



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