The island of Eleuthera is part of the caribbean islands of Bahamas. Eleuthera’s close proximity to the United States makes it the perfect haven for discriminating travelers. Eleuthera is conveniently located 240 miles from Miami and 60 miles from Nassau, Bahamas.  French Leave Eleuthera is located in the center of Eleuthera close to Governor’s Harbour airport, and within reach of Harbour Island and Spanish Wells. Renowned for the lushness of its landscape, Eleuthera serves as an enchanting long-term vacation destination or second-home location for experienced travelers. Always favored by those seeking the extraordinary, Eleuthera is now quietly being rediscovered.

Visiting an unknown island can pose many questions, but on Eleuthera our life is so simple and easy hopefully we can make it worry free. It may be as simple as flip flops or bare feet, SPF 15 or SPF 10… Here are a few frequently asked questions that we hope offer some simple answers.


  • What is French Leave Eleuthera?

    French Leave Eleuthera is a 270 acre tiny resort located near Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera, The Bahamas.
  • What is the weather like?

    Perfect! The weather on the island of Eleuthera is beyond compare. In general, daytime winter temperatures average in the mid 70’s, very rarely dipping below 68-72 degrees at night. During the summer, daytime temperatures average in the high 80’s, with temperatures rarely falling below the high 70’s at night.
  • How far am I from the mainland?

    Population: 8,000 Size: 90 miles long, 200 Sq. miles in total Highest Point: 168 Feet Location: Latitude, N25 10' 00"/Longitude, W76 15' 00" Distance from Nassau: 60 miles east Distance from Miami: 240 miles southeast
  • What are the average year-round weather conditions in The Bahamas?

    Due to the trade winds and the Gulfstream, The Bahamas is fortunate to experience warm weather year-round. The coolest times range from November thru April, one could expect 70-75 degrees with the remainder of the year, May thru October in the 80’s to 90 degrees. The Bahamas is fast becoming a “second home” market even in the summer, given the cooler temperatures and trade winds.
  • Can non Bahamians purchase property in the Bahamas?

    Yes. Non Bahamians are welcomed to purchase property in the Bahamas.
  • What form of Government exist in The Bahamas?

    The Commonwealth of The Bahamas is considered one of the most politically stable countries in the World with the constitution based on the Westminster Model: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The Executive Branch, The Legislative Branch and The Judicial Branch. As a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, all former British colonies, The Bahamas recognizes Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as Head of State, with the Governor-General serving as Her Majesty’s representative in The Bahamas.
  • Are their architectural and landscape guidelines at French Leave which govern what a purchaser(s) can build on their property?

    Yes, most definitely. French Leave is a Master planned community with a passion and emphasis on preserving and enhancing the architectural integrity of the historic Governor’s Harbor; the same architectural vocabulary that was present here over 150 years ago, appeals to us today.
  • What type of real estate is available for sale within French Leave properties?

    Each resort villa is built to meet the test of time and, an amenity of the resort will be a voluntary hotel rental program. Ocean Front Home Sites-French Leave South Beach: A select number of resort hotel home sites remain on French Leave South Beach.