Grand Cayman Condo Rental Photos and Description
2BR 2BA Ground-floor Beachfront Condo THE LAURELEI with spectacular views.
Relax at our beachfront Cayman Island home, The Laurelei.
Located in Grand Cayman's beautiful upscale North Side/Rum Point district, with its miles of quiet white sand beaches, cooling breezes, and friendly hospitality. Groceries, seaside restaurants & activities close by. This safe island begs exploring!
The1270 sq ft Laurelei has a beach cottage feel, with its own front and beach entrances.
A large screened tropical Lanai opens to it's own private deck set directly on the white sand beach. Beachfront freshwater wading and deep pools. 18 feet of sliding glass doors display gorgeous views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea.
Newly custom furnished in tropical blues, greens, mangos and yellows. Luxury beds & linens. A fully equipped kitchen, granite counters, white tile floors. Central A/C, ceiling fans, movie channels, DVD.
Explore, swim & play in clear, shallow, warm water sheltered by a colorful reef. Snorkeling and Diving are terrific right from shore.
Pool lounges, Beach towels, Poolside palapa.
AMENITIES: The Laurelei's location is in a quiet, upscale neighborhood of oceanfront homes & natural habitats, away from crowds & cruise ships. The intimate complex of 10 units is directly oceanfront, not on a lagoon or marina. The Laurelei is one of only 4 condos with it's own private deck set directly on the white sand beach.
Amenities: Central Air-Conditioning, Ceiling Fans, Ocean breezes, Private Deck with 2 lounges, Spectacular Ocean views, Screened Lanai with Dining area (seats 6).
The fully equipped kitchen has Italian granite countertops, Glass Top Stove, Oven, Microwave, Blender, Dishwasher, Toaster, Coffee Maker & Grinder, Smoothie Maker.
Full cookware & bakeware, utensils, tools & a multitude of spices. Formal and informal Dining Services, Cookware, Linens.
The living area has beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea. A queen Sofa/sleeper, Swivel chair and love seat, LCD TV, DVD/VCR Cable/Movie Channels, Games, Book Library, iPod dock & CD boombox, guestbook, island literature. High chair & portacrib. Linens & Beach towels, Clock radios.
Free local phone calls & Wi Fi Internet. Manager close by. Maid service provided before & after stay--no extra charge.
Car rental arrangements can be suggested or made for you. Information/tips packet provided to booking guests.
Activities: Enjoy the unspoiled uncrowded North Side, where relaxation is easy.
Things to Do....
Read a great book under a palm tree. Take a morning walk with green Cayman parrots. Snorkel or Dive from our white sand shore in colorful reef-sheltered, shallow waters with 200 foot visibility! Dance to island music under clear star-filled skies. Kayak in bioluminescent waters at night. Enjoy a Cayman Colada at beautiful Rum Point's Wreck Bar. Rent a bike for a ride down quiet safe seaside roads.
3 min. to beautiful Rum Point Beach Club & Red Sail Sports. Try the Stingray City sandbar experience, Dives, Jetski rentals, Sailboats, Kayaks, Volleyball, Hammocks, shady beach, Wreck Bar & Grill, lounge. Bioluminescent kayak & boat tours at Kaibo.
THINGS TO DO:: Nearby restaurants & bars offer famous Mudslides, Dancing to Reggae, Soca & Rock, Sports TV.
Area: Located just 35 scenic minutes from the Airport and Georgetown, the North Side offers great seaside restaurants with casual to exquisite dining.
Get your groceries on the way out at Hurley's or Fosters Food Fair, where you can find everything you need for terrific gourmet and casual dining at home. Small grocery just 5 minutes from condo. Visit the busy capitol of Georgetown for duty-free shopping, sightseeing, and watching the hustle bustle.
Travel up 7 Mile Beach with a stop to swim & lunch. Visit Boatswain's Beach Turtle Farm. Mail a card from the post office in 'Hell', Horseback Ride on the beach at West Bay. Then-- Return to the relaxing, secluded North Side's open spaces, where you'll have the beach to yourself. Watch a spectacular sunset!
As private owners of The Laurelei for 12 years, and visits to Cayman for 23 years, we offer travel advice to our happy guests.
- pets not allowed
- Low Allergen Environment
- wheelchair accessible
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- children welcome
- non smoking only
About Laurie Norris
We are private owners of The Laurelei, purchased in 2001 from the original owners. The Laurelei is one of only 4 groundfloor condos with a private deck & back door opening directly onto the beach. 18 feet of sliding glass doors open to gorgeous views of the Caribbean Sea. The complex of 10 units was completely rebuilt with state-of-the-art concrete construction (one of the strongest systems possible) after Hurricane Ivan caused damage in late 2004. We chose luxury upgrades, added custom furnishings, fine bedding & upholstery & linens, along with artistic touches such as original artworks and island sculpture. We take pride in constantly updating our island home, providing all the amenities and in making it as comfortable and affordable as possible for our happy guests.
Laurie Norris purchased this condo in 2000
Why Laurie Norris chose Grand Cayman
Things we love about our island home:
We love the intimacy of a small island and the friendly and safe atmosphere that Grand Cayman offers. The North Side beaches are empty, secluded, with many open seaside areas & exclusive homes on large lots. Being alone with nature and the Sea and most of the time having the beach to ourselves is priceless. Knowing the weather and the Sea are always warm. The sea & sky are ever-changing to different hues of turquoise and cobalt, and one is enveloped in a feeling of peace and relaxation.
The North Pointe complex has a wonderful management, friendly helpful owners, and is the only apartment complex within 2 miles. The Laurelei is fully licensed with the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism.
Guestbook comments from the owner
We had an amazing time and your place is wonderful! Laurie: love your decor and obviously you have a lot of artistic talent. We found your place to be very comfortable and just perfect.
Among our highlights were three trips: a jet-ski Safari which included snorkeling; sail to sting ray city with snorkeling and a sunset sail. The kids loved to snorkel. We met many of your neighbors (Bob, Cindy, Julie, Nicole and I am blanking on other names). They were all lovely! We followed many of your recommendations and they were perfect. Some of our best meals were from the restaurant down the road (Over the Edge?) and we also had a fabulous (a bit pricy) meal from a restaurant next to Calypso Grill (on the bay side but at the end of seven mile beach and close to cemetery reef) the restaurant we wanted was closed and this was next door (I think it was called Harbour _______?). It was amazing and we recommend it. Hurley's was better than Foster's but Fosters was just fine for most items. We usually ate one meal out and one in and it varied from lunch to dinner. We found the condo and rum point area to be our favorite area on the island as we prefer a less crowded and touristy area. We also recommend the Botanical Gardens as we were pleasantly surprised by the floral garden and other aspects of the gardens. We really fell in love with Grand Cayman and can't wait to return. I would love to rent from you again--and for a future family trip/reunion. We found your place just incredible- very clean, comfortable and beautiful. The location is fabulous!