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Secluded Beach Front House, Private Pool-Romantic Sunsets Over Little Cayma

Owner

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
May 11, 2015
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Secluded Beach Front House, Private Pool-Romantic Sunsets Over Little Cayma

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Cayman Brac Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

Bungalow, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

The beach house is situated on 2 1/2 acres with over 500' of white sandy beach and a private swimming pool. 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. The 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. 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 bedroom has a pillow top king bed, that can be split into twins. No tossing and turning all night because of a hard lumpy bed. There is a large closet, a generous supply of towels and other linens. The bathroom has an extra large shower. The great room has a well equipped kitchen, a flat screen TV, dining table, and a convertible couch that pulls out to a queen size bed.

The kitchen is well equipped..

Keywords: Secluded, Scenic, Sand Beach, Comfortable, Convenient, Easy Water Access

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
10%
Calendar last updated:
May 11, 2015

About The Owner

The beach house is a shared ownership. Henry and Heather are from Picton, Ontario. Karen and Ray are from North Vancouver, BC. Henry and Ray have been good friends since childhood. We have travelled together extensively, since we all share a love of the water, diving, snorkeling and boating.

The Owner purchased this bungalow in 2009

Why The Owner chose Cayman Brac

Cayman Brac is a unique island. We enjoy the safety, diving and welcoming friendliness of the 'Brackers'.

What makes this bungalow unique

The secluded location, with no neighbours, but the convenience of all the West End has to offer, shopping district, restaurants, banks, dive operations and the lagoon.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 30 traveler reviews

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Secluded Beach Front House, Private Pool-Romantic Sunsets Over Little Cayma
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews
Colorado, USA
5

Wedding in Paradise!!!

  • 5 of 5

We were 13 family members and we rented three houses in the island. My fiance, our little 8 month old baby, and I stayed in the Hawksbill's house. It's the perfect house for a couple including a baby. They have a crib available. I have no words to describe the beauty of this place! Wow! We arrived in the evening. When I woke up in the morning, the place was simply breathtaking. The vibrant colors of the native flowers and trees, the white sand, the blue color of the ocean....My fiance and I knew exactly where we were going to exchange vows! It was going to be right in front of the Hawksbill's house .. on the beach. My brother walked me down to the beach from the house. I have the most beautiful memories from this place now and this place will hold a special place in my heart! Thank you Karen for working with us to accommodate us and make available both of your houses. You have a special home! The secluded beach where we snorkeled was wonderful. Beautiful coral reefs, colorful fish...and we saw a nurse shark a couple of feet long :D! The island has so many caves and trails to explore too. I would highly recommend this place to anyone who is trying to get away from noise, stress...and enjoy their family...spend some quality time in paradise! We used the Brac Reef resort for our reception and the food and cake was exceptional. The people are so friendly and nice! It was better than I imagined and we are certainly going back again! I am hoping to meet you soon Karen.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Each guest adds their own take on the property and the island and this is so helpful to future guests and to me. There have been about 5 bride and grooms get married on the beach now and every ceremony was unique to that couple. They have ranged from elaborate to quite simple, but all have been beautiful. I would love to see some pictures of your special day if you care to share them. I think the "pak and play" makes a cozy little bed for the little ones to sleep. I look forward to meeting you and your family....perhaps you'll be back for your first anniversary.
St. Louis, MO
5

Perfect honeymoon location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Tropical Runaway! We stayed in the Hawksbill house and it was perfect for our honeymoon. We were told when we were there that it is the best place to stay on the island, and we agree! The views were beautiful and it is private at the end of the beach. The cabana is great to lay on the beach and we could snorkel right outside of the house (bring your own snorkel gear and water shoes.) The pool is great as well. There were enough things on the island to keep us busy, and this home offered an escape from everything and a great chance to relax and enjoy the beach. We would definitely recommend this!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jenna I am very happy to hear that everything worked out with your honeymoon stay at TROPICAL RUNaWAY. It is so nice of you to take the time to write a review. It is such a valuable tool for future guests to read about your stay and so it is very valuable to me and I thank you. Perhaps you will return for your one year anniversary.
5

Paradise is no longer lost!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had never travelled to the Caribbean and were worried about finding the right place. We were so incredibly blessed to find this little house. We felt like it had been waiting for us. It was everything we could have imagined. The ocean was right there and beautiful! The sunsets, the cabana, the garden paths, the pool and the island were breathtaking and wonderful. The owners have obviously spent a lot of time making this property a secluded paradise. We thank them for being willing to share it.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. I would like to commend you on making your first trip to the Caribbean to such an authentic island. Many tourist start out on the more populated islands with all the chain restaurants and shopping names that they recognize from home. The fact that you found our little island for your first Caribbean visit and captured the highlights in your description really says something about your sense of adventure. I am happy you enjoyed the property.
Redmond, WA
5

Perfect Week!

  • 5 of 5

We were astonishingly lucky to find TROPICAL RUNaWAY open for the week of Christmas. It was EXACTLY what we needed -- seclusion, sun, beautiful water, perfect weather. We were in Hawksbill, which was perfect for two. We ate every day on the porch, watching the waves lap the shore. We were undisturbed by the larger family in the big house, though we became friends at the pool. Curly tailed lizards visited every day, and many birds flitted through the trees -- with a small blue heron visiting us on our final night. Easy access to airport, beautifully tended by the caretakers, and just a few minutes from Barry's Golden Jerk, where we found the Christmas dinner we never knew we needed. The beach is right there, but if you want to swim or snorkel here, make sure to have sturdy foot protection because the urchins are very sharp.

We will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I am so happy to hear that your stay worked out so well. It is a good suggestion to recommend water shoes. I agree they are important.
Strathmore Alberta Canada
5

Tropical Bliss

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Tropical Run-a-Way, this time in the (Hawksbill) cottage. It was an absolutely wonderful two weeks. The owners were on site at the main (Loggerhead) house during our stay and made us feel very welcome, like we were family away from home. They were extremely helpful with advice on island matters, assisted us with dive gear issues and even taught us how to properly clean a conch and make fritters! They have added a beautiful pool since our last visit, a very welcome addition for cooling off on sweltering days. A considerable personal effort has been made by the owners to create a little slice of heaven here on earth; it shows in the cleanliness and charm of the grounds, cottage, pool and beach areas. Well done! We have spent a considerable amount of time on the Brac looking at real estate and vacation rentals, and can honestly say we haven't seen anything that tops this property for aesthetics, location and value. You will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
London
5

beautiful place and wonderful time had!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing location....right on the beach, but also use of the pool and sunbed on your door step. Very quiet (just the noise of the waves!) and stunning night skies! Easy walk to the local shop so no need for cars, and super friendly people all around. We stayed as part of a wedding party and it was IDEAL to have everything and one so close to each other. Was very sad to leave this beautiful cottage and secluded beach. Made good use of the beach shoes, snorkels, fins etc. Much appreciated!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: recommended

This is a small island with a surprising number of things to do, especially if you enjoy the water. Cayman Brac is an amazing dive destination. There is snorkeling/diving right from the beach, a rinse tank and convenient area to dry your gear, fresh water outdoor showers, flat screen TV, hundreds of movies and TV shows saved on an external hardrive, free wireless internet, Quiet Split AC in every room

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Rates & Availability

From $171 Per night

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Refundable damage deposit $250.00
Tax Rate 13.0%
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Amenities

Cayman Brac Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) Pillow top, can be separated into twins., Baby Cribs (1) Play pen that can be used for a baby to sleep in., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) queen size pull out sleeper
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Municipal water, Outdoor fresh water shower, Beach Cabana with hammocks, lounge chairs and bench, Shaded Veranda. Thatched awning atthe side of the house, Benches located around the property, Walking paths through the sea grapes and around the 2.5 acres

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