A CAYMAN BRAC GEM: 'HAMMOCK MOON'

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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A CAYMAN BRAC GEM: 'HAMMOCK MOON'

Cayman Brac House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

NEW, PRIVATE, ON THE BEACH:

GEM of a home with its own private dock! You will enjoy stunning views of the sunset, little cay and star-gazing from the crow’s nest deck and balcony or just relax on the covered patio in a hammock. This newly renovated 1140 square foot home has an open floor plan, a great room with fantastic views, a modern kitchen and décor.

Nestled between Bamboo bay and the Bight, Hammock Moon is perfect for diving and snorkeling right off your private dock. Outdoor shower, line and dive hangers all set. Out the door is also a designated premium dive site with loads of fish and large coral heads to delight the nature lover in you. New, two person sea worthy kayak launch from the house.

You can also walk to the north entrance of the parrot reserve for bird watching. Enjoy a relaxing holiday away from tourists, crowds and hectic schedules.

ABOUT CAYMAN BRAC:

From brilliant reefs in pristine waters to exotic birds nesting on jagged cliffs, Cayman Brac is home to a wealth of stunning natural wonders. The island’s unique geological features and abundant animal life make it an ideal destination for a variety of outdoor activities including scuba diving, snorkeling, rock climbing, hiking, bicycling, caving, and bird-watching.

DIVING Cayman Brac offers some of the most remarkable diving in the Caribbean. With over 50 major sites, divers at all levels are spoiled for choice. The reefs offer radiant coral, sea fans, and sponges in bright shades of red, orange, yellow, green, and purple. At varying sites, divers often encounter turtles, rays, sharptail eels, angelfish, puffer fish, parrot fish and countless other aquatic species. Divers can also explore the upper decks of a 330-foot freighter that was deliberately sunk and made safe for diving. The ship’s features include a missile launcher, deck cannons, living quarters and more.

HIKING With diverse terrain, unique flora and fauna, and gorgeous views, Cayman Brac’s hiking trails are ideal for an adventurous traveler. All of the trails are easily accessible, with signage visible from the roadside. The two-mile nature trail through Saltwater Pond Reserve covers 38 species of trees and a variety of birds including the near-threatened Brac parrot and vitelline warbler. Or for a challenge, hikers can follow rocky trails up the bluff to reach stunning views.

CLIMBING Cayman Brac boasts some of the world’s most exotic climbing. The island derives its name from the beautiful bluff on the eastern end of the island (Brac means bluff in Gaelic). The limestone cliffs reach up to 43 meters (140 feet), offering unparalleled views. There are over 70 bolted routs on the island, from beginner to advanced, and the number continues to grow.

CAVING The abundant caves on Cayman Brac are home to amazing formations and unique flora and fauna. A number of the caves have historical significance, as they have been used as shelter during the rare severe hurricanes that have come to the island. Popular caves include Peter’s Cave, which offers a spectacular view of the south side of the island and the ocean beyond; the Bat’s Cave, which houses a number of bats as well as owls; and the Great Cave, which offers beautiful formations and large open rooms.

BIRDS A number of striking exotic birds have been observed on Cayman Brac, including the white-tailed tropic bird, the Brac parrot, tricolored herons, the magnificent frigate bird, and spoonbills. Some have formed permanent colonies; others stop by for breeding or on their way to warmer climates. Brown booby colonies can be observed on the lighthouse footpath all year round, but springtime is best for sightings of their fluffy white chicks.

Note to renters: to get the most out of your holiday you will want a rental car in the Brac.

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Four D will guide you to the property which is helpful if you arrive after dark.

Keywords: Beach House, Beach Cottage

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • limited accessibility
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We live part time on the island in our home on the Bluff and in northern california.

The Owner purchased this house in 2011

Pristine waters, nice community very peaceful.

Very private, great location. Love the views.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Property Reviews

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A Cayman Brac Gem: 'Hammock Moon'
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews
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A Cayman Brac Gem: 'Hammock Moon'
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714 953-0960
Cayman Brac Cayman Islands
5

Get away from the hustle/bustle of 7-mile beach

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
We had a fantastic stay at Hammock Moon on Cayman Brac and can thoroughly recommend the island/property. The property is right on the water, with a great balcony to watch the awesome sunsets. There is a 2 person sea-kayak and snorkel equipment to borrow, a great DVD library, fabulous kitchen, and wonderful furnishings throughout. Jane and Glenn were great hosts and helped us find swim/snorkel sites, swim cut-outs, and, most importantly, The Rum Shop! Treat yourself to a few quite days on the Brac ... the 17-seater island hopper plane is an 'experience' in itself! (and quite inexpensive).
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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A Cayman Brac Gem: 'Hammock Moon'
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5

Hammock Moon

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
This was our first time to "The Brac" and we couldn't have chosen a more perfect place to stay. Hammock Moon was everything we needed and more. Location was perfect, the house has everything you need, from the hammocks for afternoon naps to the roof top patio for nightly star gazing!
Jane and Glen were awesome, they are very knowledge about the island and were also available when needed.
We had a great month, at Hammock Moon with lots of "stories" to take home!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
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A Cayman Brac Gem: 'Hammock Moon'
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dive team

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
I love this place! even the cat that visited. The owner was lovely.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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A Cayman Brac Gem: 'Hammock Moon'
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Cayman Brac Cayman Islands
Hillsborough, NJ
5

IT JUST KEEPS GETTING BETTER!!!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
This is our second year renting Hammock Moon for a month. Jane and Glenn just keep making the house more and more comfortable. Since our last stay they have added an awesome rinse tank for diving, a charcoal grill, and microwave. Plus they updated a few other appliances and a nice lounge chair. They have also spent some tender loving care on some landscaping and plantings. Jane and Glenn are very knowledgeable regarding the island. Shared a few interesting spots that would otherwise be hard to find.

We did several dives right out in front of the house. Watched the beautiful sunsets and shooting stars from the upper deck. Had a few campfires. Took the kayak out for a sunset paddle.

The Brac is a special place for those who want a off the beaten path trip. No fancy umbrella drinks served here. No traffic lights, just friendly nice people and no crime. A perfect spot to decompress from the hustle and bustle .

If I was given one word the describe Cayman Brac it would be “SIMPLICITY”
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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A Cayman Brac Gem: 'Hammock Moon'
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714 953-0960
Cayman Brac Cayman Islands
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A Gem that Really Shines

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
Hammock Moon makes your Caribbean vacation dreams come true! Listen to the waves slapping the coral-lines shore. Sleep deeply in a comfortable bed. Paddle the kayak, watch the clouds overhead, or nap in the swaying hammocks. Snorkel at the many "walk-in" locations, snorkel early, snorkel late, snorkel anytime you want -- drift with the rays, watch the turtles, enjoy the coral varied coral formations.

The most accessible underwater sites, with easiest entry locations, are at Scott's Dock, Radar Reef, and Panama Canal. And there is much more for the more adventuresome-- like Charlie's Reef (longer swim) with pillars of coral & shcools and schools of colorful fish.

Jane and Glen are very gracious island hosts. They are available for questions and suggestions (if you need them) to make your vacation at the Hammock Moon beach house a memorable one.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
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Nearest Beach
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Car: necessary

DIVING, GREAT SNORKELING

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Availability & Rates

Cayman Brac House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
fall deals
Aug 15 2014 - Nov 15 2014
$150
$900
$2,550
3 nights
 
 
christmas/new year's
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 5 2015
$1,100
7 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$175
$975
$2,900
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $65.00
Tax Rate 13.0%
Notes Check in 4 PM check out 12 noon unless otherwise arranged. Rates subject to change until booking is confirmed. Smoking tobacco is not permitted on the premises out of courtesy for our other guests. No exceptions. Excessive use of air conditioning is not permitted or setting below 78 degrees F.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Cayman Brac House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Beach View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Games
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • fishing
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • cycling
  • hiking
Notes:
PRIVATE DOCK; PREMIUM DESIGNATED DIVE SITE
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