Treasure Cay

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Treasure Cay, Bahamas is not a Cay anymore but a parcel of land connected to Great Abaco Island. Here you’ll find two resorts, condos, villas, and private homes, many for rent. Located within are bars, restaurants, shops, and a bakery, a ceramic shop of handcrafted items made on premises. There is a large marina that hosts seasonal fishing tournaments, tennis courts, and a golf course. Its beach lies on the Sea of Abaco and is highly ranked on a regular basis amongst travel magazines.

In the vicinity you can find the Green Turtle Cay Ferry Dock, Treasure Cay Airport (TCB) and some interesting exploration at the nearby Blue Hole nestled in the pine barrens.

History[edit]

The settlement of Carleton Point, named after Sir Guy Carleton, was founded in 1783 on the northern end of Sand Banks Cay by about 600 Loyalists fleeing the post-Revolutionary United States. A hurricane hit in 1785, and the settlement was later deserted[1]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • Steve Dodge, The First Loyalist Settlements in Abaco, Carleton and Marsh's Harbour, 1979 (not seen)
  • Sandy Estabrook's Abaco Guide (AbacoEscape.com)

Coordinates: 26°40′34.95″N 77°17′36.74″W / 26.6763750°N 77.2935389°W / 26.6763750; -77.2935389