Booking Policies

Check-in and check-out is flexible to your needs, we always attempt to accommodate our guest’s requirements. Swain’s Cay Lodge does not provide babysitting services nor are there activities specifically designed for younger children. Sorry, pets are not accommodated.

Package Prices Includes

Accommodation; guided flats fishing; all meals; round trip transfer from Mangrove Cay Airport to the lodge, bottled water, and government room taxes.

Not Included in Package Price

Airfare, Lodge levies; fishing equipment and flies; Bahamian departure tax of $25; gratuities for guides and staff, beverages, miscellaneous personal expenses such as telephone calls, fly shop purchases, etc.  Credit Card or cash security deposit is required for incidentals and personal expenses.

Gratuities

We recommend $80 to $100 per day per boat per guide. Guide tips may be given to the guide at the end of each day. We recommend $25 per night per guest for the lodge staff which includes kitchen, bar, grounds, housekeeping. We accept cash and credit cards for settlement.

Deposit, Cancellation & Refund policy

A 50% deposit is required within 14 days of making a reservation to secure a reservation. Final payment is due 90 days prior to Arrival.

  • Cancellation within 90 days = 90% refund of the deposit or 90% transfer to another date or angler
  • Cancellation 60-89 days prior = 75% refund of payment received or 75% transfer to another date
  • Cancellation 30-59 days prior = 50% refund of payment received or 50% transfer to another date
  • Cancellation less than 30 days = No refund of deposit or payment.

On cancellation notices less than 90 days, partial (75% – 90%) refunds/transfers may be made IF suitable replacement is provided by customer.

Responsibility & Release of Liability

Participants visiting Swains Cay Lodge must understand that participation in fishing, boating diving and other tour excursions in our dynamic marine environment might be risky/hazardous. Fishermen must understand and accept the risks associated with such activities. Travel schedules to and from the Bahamas can change due to adverse weather, strikes, or other factors beyond our control. This can cause delay and even missed international connections. Such delays could impose additional cost to you in hotels or in changing airline tickets for which we cannot be responsible.