Abaco Club on Winding Bay

Winding Bay,

nr Cherokee, Abaco

  • Office

    +1 (242) 367 0077
  • Pro shop

    +1 (242) 366 3862

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open links-style. Gently undulating terrain.

  • Surroundings:

    Oceanside (Winding Bay, Atlantic Ocean) and limited residential.

  • Designer:

    Donald Steel & Tom Mackenzie

SSS or slope






How to get there:

On Abaco Island / 4.5 km NE of Cherokee / 32 km S of Marsh Harbour.

Abaco Club on Winding Bay

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.

Est. 2004

The private Abaco Club on Winding Bay is home to one of the top-rated and finest championship golf courses in the Bahamas. The excellent tree-lined and open links-style layout contains a wealth of wonderfully crafted, memorable and challenging holes. Definitely a course that will challenge your all-round game. This private course is generally playable only by members and their invited guests, and guests staying in Abaco's vacation rental cottages (photos courtesy of Abaco Club on Winding Bay).

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Who can play and when?

Private club - guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

The Abaco Club on Winding Bay was founded by English entrepreneur Peter de Savary, and was formerly a Ritz-Carlton Managed Club.

Published ranking

Bahamas' 4th best course (Golf Digest, 2022).


  • The Abaco Club Cottages

    Winding Bay, Great Abaco, Bahamas.

    +1 (242) 367 0077

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    Several Abaco Club cottage homeowners offer their homes as vacation rental properties. These homes, overlooking the bay, ocean or golf course, are perfect for extended family stays or corporate retreats. Guests renting a cottage enjoy the same privileges and amenities as full club members.

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      Abaco on Winding Bay

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