Harbour Island was voted “Best Island in the Caribbean” by Travel + Leisure’s most discerning travellers, taking one of the top honours in the publication’s World’s Best Awards 2015.
Briland, as it is known to residents, is approximately 3.5 miles long by 1.5 miles wide and is located approximately two miles east of mainland Eleuthera. Dunmore Town, its capital and once the capital of the Bahamas never ceases to be invincibly chic.
Step off the ferry to find India Hicks designer boutique - the Sugar Mill - or the classy Calico Trading Co,and pick up something that helps you to immediately fit into the sophisticated set that frequents the island on a regular basis. Celebrities flock to Harbour Island for the lack of paparazzi, exclusive dining options at world class restaurants, and an idyllic private setting for a beach vacation.
Here clapboard meets ultra modern, and town folks blend easily with foreign residents. Large estates sweep down to the ocean providing spectacular ocean views in every direction.
This little gem might only be 3 miles wide, but it has everything in its heart to offer.