A Dream Beachfront Glamping Experience at the Other Side

One of our favorite traditions is our yearly trip to Harbour Island. After spending many a Caribbean night at the Ocean View Club, we decided to pay a visit to their newly opened sister property on neighboring Eleuthera island – the Other Side. We were lured in by photos of the iconic swimming pool that perches dramatically over the sea and the promise of a remote getaway just a ten-minute boat ride from the bustle of fashionable Harbour Island. And, I’m pleased to say the experience at the Other Side was even more magical than our wildest expectations.

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The Other Side is a solar-powered “Glamping” site situated along a secluded beach, populated only by swaying palms and a handful tents, shacks, and gardens. Think, a blend of staying at your ultimately chic friend’s beach home meets safari tempered with a few conventional hotel amenities.

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Days at the Other Side are luxuriously slow. The morning might start with yoga by the infamous pool, followed by a gourmand’s breakfast in the dreamy courtyard. Lured to relaxation by the sound of the palm trees swaying in the breeze and the waves crashing against the shore, the hammocks that scatter the property serve as the perfect place to enjoy a post-meal read (or nap). After, grab a snorkel or a kayak and head out to enjoy the plethora of sea life (including the most adorable turtles you’ve ever seen) that are just a few feet away from the beach.

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Lunch can be enjoyed in the dining tent or by the water (my personal preference) and afterwards, visit the bar tent for the best cocktail in the Bahamas (trust me – I’ve tested many). Head to the pool and spend the rest of the afternoon lounging, or ask Chino to take you out on a complimentary ride on the hotel’s beautiful boat for waterskiing or snorkeling. Finally, retire to your chic beachfront tent to enjoy a bath in the outdoor tub while the skies slowly turn from blue to pink.

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Depending on how you’re feeling, you can either take a quick ride on the hotel’s boat to Harbour Island for a more ‘buzzy’ dinner, or if you just can’t help but be bothered to put on shoes (I completely understand – travel is hard work), then head back to the dining tent to enjoy a beautiful three-course meal on the terrace. Finally, grab a spot on the beach loungers and soak up the evening entertainment – the most awe-inspiring night sky that you’ve ever seen.

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Photos by the Other Side wedding photographer Molly Carr | Contax 645 | Kodak Portra 400 scanned by Richard Photo Lab 

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After pursuing my degree in fashion, I began my career as a travel photographer, exploring the world one country at a time and telling the stories of the people, places, art, and ideas that moved me. But, it was when I photographed my first destination wedding that I truly found my life’s calling.

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