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Published: November 7th 2017
Lovely Bay is a prime location if you want to disconnect digitally from the world and sway with the sounds of gentle waves on the beach. Lovely Bay is a small island about 2 miles long. It is located in the northern region of Acklins with a shallow passage that separate itself from Crooked Island. Lovely Bay is connected to Acklins by a small land bridge. There is one primary school on Lovely Bay. Seeing the kids walk to school dressed up in their uniforms and saying good morning as you pass is a reminder of the genuine hospitality that exist on Family Islands such as Acklins. The population is about 75 people, with two bars and restaurants, one store, three churches, and currently one modest accommodation for lodging. William's Rent-A-Car is one of the few car rental businesses on Acklins. To rent a vehicle, you can contact Mr. Williams at (242)467-1755. Tell him Cousin Kenneth from Anderson Hill, Acklins sent you. 😊
Lovely Bay is bordered to its north by a swallow tranquil bay. The bay is clear and swallow. The waves break off the coral reefs to the north of the bay. To the south of Lovely Bay
are the mangrove. Lovely Bay is also surrounded by several uninhabited cays. Private tours can be arranged since this small island is made up of mostly fishermen and boater. You can arrange a lunch on a private cay, a fishing trip in the flats or deep sea, a trip to Atwood Harbour, snorkeling on the reefs, or just sit on the dock in Lovely Bay and watch the sunset. Other activities include kayaking the bay, bike rides to Nancy Cove and Pestle Peninsula. There is also a cay that is solely inhabited by the endangered Acklins Ground Iguanas. But only a few residents know where "Iguana Cay" is located.
Lovely Bay may lack in 5 or 4 or even 3 star accommadations. But it makes up for it when it comes to the scenic untouched nature, water/beach activities, snorkeling on the reefs, and secluded/romantic getaways. There is no need to rush or even have a watch when you are on this little island. Once the residents warm up to you, it's like having a home away from home. Once you see the sunset in Lovely Bay, you will understand why this island is so lovely.
Lovely Bay has
Moored Boats in Lovely Bay
Lovely Bay is a protected bay that provides excellent anchorage for boaters.
a special place in my heart. This is where I got my nickname "Cousin Kenneth". 😊
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