The big draw of the Bahamas is the sight fishing for bonefish and South Andros offers some of the best bonefishing in the world. Tiamo has access to an enormous area of unspoilt and barely exploited bonefish flats. The lodge calls on a pool of local English speaking guides who have accumulated many generations of knowledge and experience navigating and fishing the diverse array flats and waterways that interconnect the myriad of islands, creeks and cays. On unguided fishing days you can just as easily be dropped off a mile or so from the lodge and patrol back to Tiamo fishing as you go. If ‘Bigger is better’ then take a day in the comprehensively equipped bluewater boat and tackle all manner of gamefish.
Andros Island is considered to be the largest unexplored tract of land in the western hemisphere, at 100 miles long by 40 miles wide it covers an area of roughly 2,300 square miles. Andros sits in the middle of the Great Bahama Bank and is flanked to the east by The Tongue of the Ocean, a deepwater trough that drops to more than five thousand feet not more than a mile offshore. Along the edge of “the drop” lies the third largest barrier reef in the world.(Hence the wonderful diving and snorkelling available within sight of Tiamo) Andros Island itself is riddled with innumerable tidal creeks and inland flats, all home to an incredible diversity of marine life. This environment has resulted in some of the best, largest and most under-exploited Bonefishing Flats in the world. South Andros has been named the ‘World’s bonefishing capital’ for good reason.
Tiamo has had a dedicated following as a secluded eco-resort for many years. Situated on a private white sand beach all the cottages are within 20 yards of the water. In 2009 Tiamo came under new ownership and underwent extensive remodeling and upgrading.
It now offers the levels of service and comfort that ‘non-fishing partners’ would not only happily accept on a ‘fisherman’s holiday’ but will have couples booking repeat trips every year. Each of the cottages is beautifully constructed with sumptuous linen and lashings of Caribbean charm. There are various styles of cottages available ranging from the secluded honeymoon Pool Cottages, complete with private Jacuzzi, to the simple Sunset villas, ideally suited to fishing partners who are likely to spend the majority of the day on the flats.
Delicious meals compliment your stay at Tiamo.
Every aspect of your stay at Tiamo is designed to ensure that when you leave you feel revitalised in body and soul. A resident and acclaimed chef prepares a heady mix of Bahamian and fusion cuisine and the lodge has an enviable cellar of wines from around the world. The heart of the lodge is the Great Room that looks out onto a infinity pool and the ocean beyond. Relax by the pool with cocktails during the day or enjoy the peace of the oak panelled library in the evening. Non-fishers can depart for a picnic and a day of tranquillity on a secluded and magical white-sand beach.
Tiamo, although perfectly positioned to take advantage of the superb fishing on South Andros, is focused on providing an experience that is second to none for couples in general. Outside of the idyllic Caribbean pool/beachside life a few alternative options are listed below:
Guests fly to Nassau or Fort Lauderdale and from there take a domestic transfer/charter to Congo Town or Mangrove Cay. From there you will be collected by lodge staff and ferried by car and boat the 20-minute journey to the lodge.
Private float-plane charters can also be arranged.
Low Season-1 - 15 Nov & 1 June -31 August
High Season-10 Jan - 31 May
Peak Season 16 Dec - 10 Jan
Sunset Villa Low $700 High $800 Peak $1,400
Cool Villa Low $1,100 High 1,300 Peak $2,000
Pool Villa Low $1,300 High 1,500 Peak $2,500
All rates in USD per accommodation per night based on 2 people sharing
Please ask for specials on 7 nights / pay 5 and other deals available throughout the season.
Accommodation Rate Includes:
- Full Board at Tiamo including all soft drinks.
- Local Transfers from Congo Town or Mangrove Cay.
- Range of non-fishing activities: Canoeing, Snorkeling, Picnics, Sailing, Gym etc.
Half day guided Fishing $350
Full day guided fishing - $500
Price does not include international flights, domestic flights, alcoholic drinks, spa or gratuities.
The season runs from October to mid-June. Bonefishing is consistently good although November-February is the best time to go for a trophy Bonefish whilst March –mid June may be considered the most prolific months. Resident Tarpon are available all year round with migratory Tarpon being present from May-June.
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