Man-O-War has long been a favorite port of call for travelers, but the tight-knit, close community has managed to maintain its distinct character and heritage. Part of the reason is the residents' strong spiritual commitment, which keeps this little island somewhat apart from the ways of the outside world. There is also a strong ancestral heritage as 70 percent of the residents can trace their ancestry to the first Albury settlers. Expect most businesses to close promptly at 5:00 pm and everything to be closed on Sundays. This is not the place for bright lights or nightclubs!
If you wish to stretch your legs, head north on the path leaving town by the Sail Shop. Eventually the path shrinks to a narrow outcropping splitting the Sea of Abaco and the ocean. There is a beach on the Sea of Abaco side of soft sand forming a crescent. On the other side, Atlantic waves break, spewing a mist of salty spray. It's worth the walk.
The community is working tirelessly to rebuild from Hurricane Dorian. Do be respectul of the ongoing construction. This includes recognizing that there may be no restaurants open when you visit.
The Waterway Guide Team has gained extensive boating knowledge over the years, and now we are sharing all of the tips, skills and tools we’ve picked up along the way!