We are about “the simple things” that feel authentic and come without pretension. We endeavor to focus on details and very importantly making human connections that feel natural and sincere.
We’re seeking travelers wanting to have authentic, immersive experiences that allow them to build a connection with the destination, especially with its people.
We would like to welcome you to a once in a lifetime one of a kind vacation experiences and look forward to sharing and creating everlasting friendships and memories with you here, in our home on Stocking Island, Exumas, Bahamas
The little resort with a Big Heart!
Best Kept secret in the Bahamas and we would like to keep it that way!
Saint Francis Resort is located on Stocking Island, a hidden jewel located in the central Bahamas. Situated just off Great Exuma Island, the largest of the 350 Exuma island archipelago, St Francis Resort is just a 10 minute ferry ride from the mainland.
St Francis Resort offers a 2 mile long white-sandy beach for your enjoyment, as well as a variety of water activities including snorkeling on Exuma's most wonderful reefs and kayaking around Stocking Island's blue holes, a network of underwater caves.
All of our 8 bungalows overlook the Atlantic Ocean and have spectacular views. Feel like taking a walk? With the beach just steps away, you have two miles of pristine, white-sand beach to explore.
Stocking Island also offers several nature trails to give you a chance to learn the flora and fauna of the Bahamas.
Our own Mega Yacht Cabins
Why not enjoy your vacation in Exuma on our very own Mega Yacht. A once in a lifetime experience. The yacht remains docked in our Marina. We pride ourselves in our concierge and personable service and welcome you to life below deck! Just magnificent! Bring your family reunion to our latest floating accommodations with style.
Fully contained House Boats for rent, all meals or Bed and Breakfast options. Once in a life time opportunity of enjoying being out in tune with nature. These are planned for 2022/2023
We produce our own power through solar and our own water through desalination
Things to do while you're here
Kayaking and Paddle Boards: St Francis Resort has kayaks or SUP's at your disposal. Pack a lunch and head over to one of hundreds of beaches Exuma has to offer.
Boat rentals-We will offer a selection of rental boats with out boards-in planning stages for 2023
Kayaking: Take a tour of the blue holes, a network of underwater caves running beneath the island.
Paddle Boarding, diving, fishing and hiking
Beaches: With over 10 beaches on Stocking Island itself, you will surely find one that's right for you, whether it be for shelling, jogging, fishing, hiking or whatever your heart desires.
TripAdvisor Travelers Choice 2022
St Francis Resort is a three star oceanfront boutique resort and restaurant located on amazing Stocking Island. We are located on 2 acres of the most beautiful white sand beach in the world just off the main land of Great Exuma Island in close proximity to the historic settlement of George Town, Great Exuma, Bahamas.Only hours away from Florida and Atlanta.
The St Francis Resort & Marina offers:
8 spacious ocean front bungalows
Mini fridge and housekeeping
5 Fully contained House Boats planned for 2022/2023
A Mega Yacht with accommodations for 8 lucky guests!
A very private sandy beach
A marina and anchorage
Pub and Grille--Open 7 days per week
Special events including referral for weddings within a boat ride from our resort
Private white sand beach
We welcome you to view glistening turquoise waters, our tropical climate, and a friendly local staff & community. We hope to make St Francis your perfect island experience.
Become intimate with the Stocking Island and its surroundings. Embark on a scuba or snorkeling tour and discover what treasures await beneath the surface. Something magical may happen at any moment – you could come upon a group of dolphins or a pristine reef!
Keep your curiosity turned on, remain in the present. Spend your morning bone fishing on the shallow tidal flats or go further out into the deep sea where the big ones are, and our Chef will prepare your catch for dinner.
Borrow an ocean kayak and explore our coastline in a smaller vessel. Hike around the island and uncover a secret beach. You’ll be surprised at how welcoming and friendly island people are. There are no roads, no cars, no worries!
There’s a lot to do, but there’s also no pressure to do anything. Unearth the unique beat of your internal clock as your concept of time fades. You are only aware of the here and now.