YAHOO.COM - Holes aren't usually presented as a positive attribute in listings, yet without one, Blue Hole Bay, a 180-acre Bahamanian property listed for $24 million,
would be just like any other stunning white-sand beach available for
private ownership. In this "remotest part of the Bahamas," as Bob Simon of "60 Minutes" described it in a segment Sunday night, "you'll have trouble finding it on any tourist map today."
He continued: "The jet set doesn't come here," he added, "because jet
planes don't fly here from America or Europe. There are hardly any
hotels, no golf courses, no frozen margaritas."
So what's the draw, then, for this particular secluded slice of land?
Eager extreme divers flock to the 663-foot-deep Dean's Blue Hole, the
deepest saltwater hole in the world and therefore the world's "mecca of
free diving," to test out their ambitious, body-contorting breathing
exercises: a diver on last night's show descended to a record-breaking
410 feet using only one fin. For lazier beach bums with some pocket
change to spare, buying Blue Hole Bay, described in the brokerbabble as
"one of, if not the, definitive trophy parcels of the Caribbean," might
mean enjoying a "luxurious swim in the clear shallow water of the
adjacent turquoise bay perfectly framed by a sparkling white sand beach"
or dreaming up "a large resort or development of ultra exclusive
Might be kind of hard to relax, though, with all the near-death experiences taking place in the backyard.
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