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Secluded Oceanfront Home with Sand Beach and swimming pool; Perfect for Divers.

Owner

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2015
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Secluded Oceanfront Home with Sand Beach and swimming pool; Perfect for Divers.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Cayman Brac Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

The homes are situated on 2 1/2 acres with over 500' of white sandy beach and sheltered, private, in ground, swimming pool. There is a four bedroom house and a one bedroom house. The property is ideal for those who wish to relax in a hammock in the shade of a cabana, or those who wish to dive the wall a short distance from shore. Locals claim this is the best beach for shelling, strolling and watching the sunset over Little Cayman. We are the last property on the end of the island. Convenience and tranquilty make this truly a destination for the romantic and adventurous. We are equiped for scuba divers, with rinse and drying stations. Our water is town water and perfectly safe for drinking and cooking. A 50' x10' covered porch beckons for a cold beer or a Pina Colada while overlooking the Caribbean Sea and the sunset over Little Cayman. You have no neighbours. If you are so inclined you can split a coconut, have a hermit crab race or stroll through our paths carved amongst the Sea Grapes. This peace of heaven is new and ready for rent for the first time. We are close to the major resorts and restaurants if you need a 'neon' fix and far enough away that you can play Castaway. Bring your ipod as we can doc your favourite reggae tunes. Hands up, baby hands up......You will enjoy your stay and you will not want to leave.

Our beach is the turtle nesting beach on Cayman Brac. June through November turtles can be observed in the evening scooping out the sand preparing for their egg laying. Check out the tropicalrunaway website to see a photo of a giant green sea turtle on our beach. We also have nesting Loggerhead and Hawksbill sea turtles. Other resident wildlife on the island that are fun to observe are the nesting Brown Boobies on the bluff in March and April and the large Iguanas that live down the road year round.

The master bedroom has an extremely comfortable king bed and a single bed. There is an ensuite and a walk in closet. The other upstairs bedroom has an extremely comfortable queen bed and a single bed/daybed. There is an ensuite and a walk in closet. Comfortable beds are a top priority for us. The two bedrooms downstairs share a bathroom. One has a queen bed, same outstanding quality and the other a queen that is slightly firmer for those that prefer that type of bed. No tossing and turning all night because of a hard or lumpy bed! The house is ideal for 3 couples to share, or 3 couples with young children. It also suits 2 couples with 2 to 4 older children (the kids can share the lower level bedrooms and bathroom). I recommend larger groups consider reserving the entire property for their group. Groups of 8 adults will really enjoy being able to spread out between the 2 houses and having access to 2 kitchens/fridges.

The kitchen is well equipped.

See both homes at tropicalrunaway.com

Keywords: Beach House, Private, Convenient, Sand Beach, Easy Water Access, Well Equipped

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
10%
Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2015

Why The Owner chose Cayman Brac

We enjoy the safety, friendliness and diving on the best diving destination in the Caribbean

What makes this villa unique

We are so close to amenities and still very private.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful private property on a small, quiet island. Secluded sandy beachfront. Good amenities including kayaks, snorkeling gear, extra towels, furniture on all decks and beach front with 2 cabanas. Near beach dive sites, dive shop and grocery store. Owners very helpful in arranging trip and facilitating vacation rental. Well stocked kitchen. Entire house, indoors, out and beachfront was made to allow easy family/friends interactions, yet afforded privacy if desired. Main house and smaller 1 BR home on property.
Dec 2013
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 26 traveler reviews

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Secluded Oceanfront Home with Sand Beach and swimming pool; Perfect for Divers.
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
5

Caribbean paradise

  • 5 of 5

It's been a few weeks since we left Cayman Brac, I find I struggle to find words to do justice to the charm, beauty and warmth of this Caribbean paradise. We spent 2 weeks in your beautiful home, it truly felt more like a lifestyle than a vacation, you really make Tropical Run-A-Way feel like being home than a vacation rental. Photos can't do justice to the property, its really something you have to experience and it is in our opinion the best location and property on the Island. Everything we needed was there, you really have thought of everything, even a supply of books to exchange when I ran out. The wrap around veranda always gives you choice of sun or shade, the pool shades came in handy during the hot afternoon.

We wanted a relaxation vacation and your property was the perfect place for that, the biggest decision of the day was which spot to lounge, the cabana, the hammock, the veranda or the pool. I wondered if being close to the airport was going to be a problem, it was definitely not intrusive at all, you hardly even notice it. The property has good separation from the house and the cottage so even when sharing the property there is lots of privacy. Thanks for the tip on renting the car, it helps to get out and about and see all the island.

The island itself may not have the shear beauty of Turks white sand beaches and turquoise water, but Brac has a natural beauty of its own and the people who live there are what really sets this island apart. Every time we walked or drove down the road, people would wave as we passed, everyone was friendly, so interesting to talk to, they really make you feel welcome. It was a nice change, no crowds, no vendors pushing Time share brochures in your face or on the noisy beach vendors selling wares, just us and the hermit crabs.

The island has very good drinking water and everywhere we ate we had great food. Shout out to Cesar and crew at Captains Table, we had the best lobster dinner we've ever had and the Super Bowl party was so much fun. The island is very safe, clean, and you just can't beat the weather. We don't dive, but met lots of people who dive, so I think we'll put that on the bucket list.

We were looking for a place to have a family vacation so we'll be coming back next year with the kids and grandkids, we can't wait to return. We haven't stopped talking about what a great vacation we had and how much we loved our time there.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate your thoughtful and thorough review so much. You covered so many of the topics that come up when I have queries from prospective guests. The details that you took the time to include in your review are so helpful to future guests. It will address their concerns and give them a true sense of what to expect. Thank you again and I will look forward to hearing from you when you are ready to come back to Brac....it does grow on you and it is hard to stay away.
Dayton, Ohio
5

An exceptionally fine getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second vacation on the Brac, and the first time at Tropical Run-A-Way. Without a doubt, this

home is the greatest combination of location, privacy, comfort, and relaxation that you'll find on a Caribbean island beach! The owners have obviously put a lot of effort into making this home an inviting, beautiful destination which you can start enjoying immediately upon arrival. While the home is much larger than just the two of us needed, we quickly decided that this is the perfect place to bring our family on a future visit - hopefully soon. We rented a car from B&S Rentals, who met us at the airport. We met the property manager upon arrival and got a quick tour of the house. Everything was so convenient. All the essentials are just a few minutes away: groceries, drinks, Barry's Jerk Chicken (a must have), great pizza cooked in a wood oven at the Buccaneer, and our favorite place for a Cayman breakfast, the Star Island restaurant. We found great places to snorkel right off our beach, and at Scott's Dock. There's even a nice public beach on the South shore with an all-sand bottom if that's a priority for you.

What we will most remember about our visit are walks on the beach, soaking up the magnificent sunsets from the cabana, hanging out at the pool, barbecuing and having meals out on the huge wraparound porch, seeing

parrots in the wild at the reserve, listening to the waves, and getting lost in the expanse of stars at night. If you like the idea of visiting a Caribbean island in what feels like the comfort of your own home, then this is the place for you.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this extremely well written review. One of you must be a writer. Your words convey what a stay at TROPICAL RUNaWAY is like in a succinct fasion. I do not have this talent and admirepeople who do write well. The information here is accurate and well help future guests decide if this is the place for them.
Vienna, Austria, Europe
5

This place is simply magnificent!

  • 5 of 5

...we had never stayed in a better place before!.. this tropical place is so magnificent and charming...surrounded by nature it is an amazing place to disconnect...We want to say warm thank you to the owners for putting great deal of creativity, time and effort to design such a magical space...and for making this stay truly special for us ...Some of us will surely be back...

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
London
5

An amazing wedding

  • 5 of 5

We've had such an amazing time here in this house for almost 2 weeks celebrating or friends getting married on the beach right down from the house. The ceremony was wonderful and very beautiful.

We've also enjoyed long lazy days in the pool and on the beach, and long nights barbecuing on the porch.

The house and it's location was the absolutely perfect combination of privacy and luxury and the many large areas on the porch, by the pool or in the house was perfect for us considering we where a few people here together. The house has about everything you need but if you want to get around on the island I strongly recommend renting a car. It's been a real pleasure staying at Tropical Run-A-Way and I would definitely recommend it.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that everything went well with the wedding and that the group found the house to be comfortable and convenient. That is exactly what we aim for. I am looking forward to posting some of the weddings pictures on our websites. I think Beccy and Erik (with lots of help from friends and family, they tell me) did an amazing job of planning their wedding and using the property to its best advantage. Any future guests who want a special destination wedding that is private and just for your guests (not like all the uninvited spectators you see at the all inclusive destination weddings) TROPICAL RUNaWAY can make it happen. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. It is so helpful to me and future guests.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
5

Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

It was a real pleasure to spend a week in this gorgeous house. It has absolutely everything one needs for the perfect tropical vacation. The garden and pool are just beautiful and the best beach in Brac is just a few steps away. Our group particularly enjoyed the beach cabanas and the stunning sunsets. The house is perfectly located in a quiet and secluded corner of the Island, yet just a short drive away from shops, restaurants and the airport. We definitely hope to come back to Tropical Run a Way.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. It will be helpful to our future guests. It was fun watching the soccer tournament, your girls were terrific. Such excellent sportswomen-ship. Your input is valuable since you live in the Caribbean and are use to island life (a busier island of course, but still island life).
St. Louis, Missouri
5

Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the vacation at Tropical Runaway. It's a home away from home. Very comfortable, clean and well maintained. The pool was absolutely divine. Very private and secluded. Met the Turtle Patrol on the beach and learned about how they nest and what to look for. Karen sent wonderful directions about how to navigate through the airport in Grand Cayman and we got a quick response to any questions we had. I would recommend a rental car to get around the island and to get groceries. Would highly recommend this to anyone, but especially divers. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Your positive comments are much appreciated. There is a lot of work and thought put into the property. I'm glad you found it suited your group. It is remarkable to share the beach with the nesting sea turtles. They have been coming here for centuries. It is more their beach. We just try to keep it groomed for them and their babies. There is a wonderful new addition to the pool deck. Shade sails have been installed that slide back and forth to give more shade where it is needed. Pictures will be up soon.

Map

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
CYB
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Take Out -'Snack Shack'
Nearest Beach
In front of the house
Car: recommended

Diving and snorkeling right from the beach in front of the house. Water shoes recommended, some sizes available on site. Occasional currents, checking conditions is recommended.

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Rates & Availability

From $286 Per night

Cayman Brac Villa Rental Rates

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Tax Rate 13.0%
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Amenities

Cayman Brac Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1) Pillow top bed., Queen size Beds (3) Pillow top beds., Twin or Single Beds (2) one single in each of the upstairs bedrooms., Baby Cribs (1) A playpen that can be used as a bed for a baby at the parents discretion.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Rinse tank for maintaining dive/snorkel gear, kayaks, outdoor fresh water shower.

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