Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort and Villas - Long Island Bahamas, South Bahamas

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  • Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort

Traveling to this Untouched Paradise has never Been Easier

There are two main air routes to Long Island, Bahamas: via Nassau and via Georgetown on nearby Exuma Island.

Flying via Nassau, Bahamas

  • Nassau International Airport is the Bahamas’ major air hub, served by many international airlines.
  • There are direct flights to Nassau from Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, Panama, Washington, Philadelphia, New York, Washington, London, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary.
  • Westjet flies from both Calgary (Seasonal – Saturdays) and Toronto (daily) direct to Nassau.
  • Air Canada – Direct Flights from Toronto (daily) and Montreal (seasonal) non-stop to Nassau.
  • Southern Air offers 13 flights per week from Nassau to Long Island, landing at Stella Maris Airport (airport code “SML”) only minutes from Cape Santa Maria.

Flying via Georgetown, Bahamas

  • If you’re traveling through Miami or Fort Lauderdale, Florida you may prefer to arrive via Georgetown on nearby Exuma Island. The flight from Florida to Georgetown takes about an hour and half, and then another 13 minutes from Georgetown to Long Island over the beautiful Caribbean Sea.
  • American Airlines services Georgetown through Miami.
  • United Airlines services Georgetown through Ft. Lauderdale.
  • Air Canada offers direct flights from Toronto to Georgetown on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Delta Airlines offers flights from Atlanta to Georgetown on Sundays.
  • Flights from Georgetown to Long Island are available with Island Wings Charter, a 15 minute scenic charter.
  • Direct chartered flights from Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach are available, with daily departures operated by Trans-Caribbean Air, Choice Air, and others.

Private Pilots

  • Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort

Cape Santa Maria and Long Island are high on the list of preferred destinations for private pilots. 

There are two airstrips on northern Long Island: Cape Santa Maria and Stella Maris.

Whether you stay for a night or a month, private pilots enjoy a 15% discount on beachfront accommodation, with some blackout dates during peak travel periods.

For detailed entry and exit requirements, the Bahamas’s Pilots Bill of Rights and other details, see the Bahamas Private Flying website.

Travel planning help

If you have any questions, we’d be happy to help you plan your trip. Don’t hesitate to call us 1 800 926-9704 or +1 242 338-5273.

See you soon!


Trans-Caribbean Air offers a private charter service direct to Cape Santa Maria, with service from Ft Lauderdale, Miami, and West Palm Beach. Guests travel is a safe and comfortable Piper Aztec plane, and enjoy stunning views of the Straits of Florida below.

The one-way charter fare from Florida is $2,623 USD, and will carry up to five passengers, ($525 USD per person) and the pilot.

For more information, please call 954 434 5272, 954 849 2202 , or email


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