Hello... On behalf of our entire staff here at the SAINT FRANCIS RESORT & MARINA,
We would like to welcome you to a once in a lifetime experience including 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! Reopens January 1, 2021
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.
The Aqua Villas
Fully contained House Boats for rent, all inclusive either dockside or at a mooring. Once in a life time opportunity of enjoying being out in tune with nature. These are planned for 2021
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 2021
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.
Tour of Exuma: Let us know if you would like to tour the island of Exuma. We can set you up with a charter bus that will take you to the Hermitage, one of the oldest houses on Exuma, the Three Sisters Rocks, the Williams Town mansion ruins, the Bonefish Lodge, and more!
Certificate of Excellence
Voted one of the 10 Most Popular Bed-and-Breakfasts on the Beach
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 2021
A very private sandy beach
A marina and anchorage
Pub and Grille--Open 6 days per week( Closed to the public on Mondays).
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 Keva will prepare your catch for dinner.
Borrow an ocean kayak to explore the curious limestone caves 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.