Date: Apr 14 2014

Filed Under: Decor, Entertaining, Family, Fashion

Good morning! We got home from our Harbour Island (Bahamas) trip last night and I feel relaxed and rejuvenated. A good vacation of little to do but indulge and read good books on the beach is exactly what I needed. Josh and I loved exploring Harbour Island – and saying that we fell in love with the island is putting it lightly. In large part we have The Dunmore to thank for that. We stayed there for 5 nights and it was pure bliss. The beauty, service, the resort design, the amazing people who work there… I could go on and on. It’s very comfortable and inviting and consists of just 13 cottages. Heaven on Earth. I feel like we have a whole family of Bahamian friends now.





I’m happy as a clam here on a pink sand beach in my lemlem berta tunic and kate spade beach bag. Here’s a close up of the sand – it’s unreal!




The Dunmore’s dining room is just as exquisite and inviting as it can be.


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What’s a beach trip without some floral cover up pants – these are Victoria’s Secret and are so soft! And of course my Ray-Bans I always wear…  (they’re 25% off now!)




The lobster quesadilla at Sip Sip – amazing.




Island shopping…




My favorite shop on the island was definitely India Hicks’ shop Sugar Mill. Her friend Stephanie of Figue was having a trunk show and I just loved chatting with them.




I scooped up this dress! In love with it.




Another charming store on the island…





Brought my JOA dress! If they made it in 5 colors I’d buy all of them.


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Naturally I had to bring a little bit of Charleston to the beach in form of a few good books by Dorothea Benton Frank on my Kindle Paperwhite.




The “beach bathroom” at the Dunmore…




Hello amazing pineapple fence.





The Dunmore also has a lovely pool pavilion with an exercise area, a massage area, and a lounge area complete with the cutest backgammon table I’ve ever seen. Josh and I loved our daily games.




And all around the resort you’ll find these swinging chairs – I need some of these here at home, they’re so fun! It’s blurry, but I’m in my smock floral dress.




Brought along my boardwalk tunic dress.


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Whew, that was a lot of pictures. Point is – the vacation was amazing and I highly recommend you pay a visit to Harbour Island in the Bahamas if you haven’t been before. I can’t recommend The Dunmore enough – we’ll definitely be back!



Comments: 38

38 Responses to “Harbour Island Trip Recap”

  1. Kristen says:

    These pictures are beautiful!! What an amazing trip!

  2. Fabulous beach vacay style my friend. That trip looked incredible I loved looking at all your pictures. Adding it to our travel list for sure!!

  3. Melissa says:

    Looks like heaven on earth.

  4. caycee says:

    Looks like you guys had an amazing time, love all the pretty pictures!! Now I really wanna go!!! xoxo

  5. jillian says:

    so beautiful!!! this post makes me really excited for my trip to the bahamas in july (for my brother’s wedding!) xo jillian – cornflake dreams

  6. so envious of your trip! every insta was incredible!

  7. I’m so excited for our trip to The Dunmore in July now…it looks insanely gorgeous! I love all your pretty snaps and fabulous outfits! I’m sure you were the best dressed around! XoXo

  8. Chassity says:

    Ha! I twisted your arm after all huh?

  9. Tiffany says:

    Harbour Island is my favorite spot. Love the charm and of course the beautiful pink sand!

  10. Jourdin says:

    Love this! You look like you had such a great time.

  11. I love all of the pictures! It looks like an amazing trip–Harbour Island has been added to my must see one-day list! That pineapple fence is awesome! Loved all of your outfits too!

  12. And how cool that you met India Hicks! I would have totally geeked out about that!

  13. Gaby says:

    No no, way too dreamy and perfect!

  14. Loooove this recap and I’m actually drooling over that lobster quesadilla. So glad y’all had the best time!! PS gotta have that boardwalk tunic dress – blue looks great on you!

  15. The Dunmore looks like PERFECTION! And you’re the prettiest little thing in your beach outfits.

  16. LOVE your pictures! What a great vacation! I can’t tell you how jealous I am that you met India Hicks…

  17. Cassie says:

    Ohhhh!! love all of these pictures!
    REALLY REALLY love the one of the dock and the boat under the tree…..

  18. Shelby says:

    How stunning is that hotel and area! Love a good boutique hotel. Glad you all enjoyed (though how could one not!?). Amazing!

  19. ah how fun!!! Love all your outfits of course!

  20. Rachel Linn says:

    Gorgeous getaway! I love all your looks! So great!

    xox – Rachel of Saddle & Suede

  21. Abby says:

    Ah, I first heard about Harbour Island from Bradley (Luella & June) and now the both of y’all have me wanting to go!

  22. Becky says:

    GORGEOUS! We are heading to Turks & Caicos at the end of May and I am counting down the days. Beautiful photos and I love every. single. dress.
    The Pumpkin Spot

  23. Gorgeous photos!!! Glad u had a great time!

  24. I loved seeing your vacation photos on Instagram! I now have another place added to my travel wish list it looks so gorgeous!

  25. OMg what a fabulous trip. The hotel is amazing and I loved al your outfits. You look so pretty in all the photos. I adore Figue. I can’t believe you met the designer!

  26. I LOVE that place! I’ve been dreaming of going back there for years. Your pictures and outfits are awesome!

  27. Beautiful place! I love the photographs!


  28. Deanergirl says:

    Who makes the white/silver slides? Love them!

  29. Kristin says:

    Hi! Gorgeous photos.. My questions are.. How does the joa dress run and can you share your necklace sources from the pics? Thx!!

  30. Chassity says:

    Hey thanks Kristin! The dress runs pretty true to size and maybe even large since it’s so billowy. I have a size small. And the necklaces are all island buys so I can’t really link to them. Sorry about that. Good luck with the dress – it’s the best!

  31. Chassity says:

    They’re Zara and are sold out, sorry about that :(

  32. Chassity says:

    Yeah Bradley emailed me some great recs – lovely little place down there. You should visit!

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