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Easter special! 7 nights for $2800! Close to the beach and conveniences

Nicole Ritch

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english, spanish
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Nicole Ritch

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
March 5, 2015
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Easter special! 7 nights for $2800! Close to the beach and conveniences

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

West Bay House Rental Photos and Description

Comfortable 5 Bedroom family home, spacious and comfortable, sleeps 14

Easter is coming!

Stay 7 nights at this extremely comfortable and spacious house for only $2,800! (Taxes included)

Welcome Easter basket with local fruits and treats for your guests included!

Offer valid for bookings paid in full, up front. Black-out dates Dec 1 – Jan 15.

An incredible deal for a house this size and so close to conveniences.

OFFER ENDS MARCH 31ST!

This tropical family retreat boasts fully loaded kitchen with granite counter tops, six burner gas stove, large capacity refrigerator and two dishwashers perfect for feeding a large family or group.

Awesome state of the art media room with a 73 inch high definition television, PS3, complete surround sound and plush recliners providing hours of entertainment for its guests.

The downstairs master suite has a comfortable memory foam king bed and its bathroom has a granite top double vanity and whirlpool tub, perfect for relaxing after a long day at the beach. The room also has private access to the screened back porch and fruit garden.

The remaining downstairs rooms are a Queen bedroom and a King bedroom that shares a bathroom. The two upstairs bedrooms are a double queen bedroom and a double full bedroom that shares a bathroom. In total the house sleeps up to 14 people very comfortably. The downstairs also has a half-bath for visitors.

The serene screened in back porch and garden can also be accessed from the media room or the downstairs Queen bedroom and is the ideal escape to enjoy the Cayman evening air without the insects. It's also convenient for smokers seeking a quick smoke break.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Nicole Ritch (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 5, 2015

About Nicole Ritch

Hello, my name is Nicole Ritch; I am a Cayman Islands native with over 21 years customer service experience. I am the manager here at The Ritch Residence and a mother of three beautiful children. Having been fortunate enough to live on this gorgeous island for most of my life I can help you find your way around. You could say my favorite past time is meeting new friends and sharing my knowledge about Cayman.

I am here to answer your questions and minimize the hassles by assisting with car rentals, wedding planning, water sports activities and other concierge services.

I personally meet my guests and maintain contact throughout the visit. There are times I enjoy a night on the town with my new found friends! Ah the memories!

I strive to deliver an experience that leaves guests feeling they not only have a Cayman vacation home, but a Caymanian friend always happy to receive them like family.

Welcome to The Ritch Residence; your Cayman home away from home!

Nicole Ritch

Nicole Ritch purchased this house in 2009

Why Nicole Ritch chose West Bay

LOCATION!

This spacious 3,700 Sq ft home is located across the street from the Old Homestead; a famous historical home and is a two minute walk from West Bay Public Beach, 4 restaurants, Fosters Food Fair—a full service grocery store, gas station, bus stops, churches and a shopping plaza with a photo center, pharmacy, bank, 24 hour Subway sandwich shop, dry cleaners, beauty salon and clinic.

If location and affordability is what you seek; The Ritch Residence will not disappoint!

What makes this house unique

Only two minutes drive to Hell Post Office, Boatswains Beach, The Cayman Turtle Farm, Dolphin Discovery and the famous Seven Mile Beach that’s lined with world class restaurants, bars, clubs, hotels and water sports activities puts all your vacation necessities within easy reach. The convenience of our location is what makes The Ritch Residence your perfect vacation get-a-way.

Guestbook comments from the owner

On Dec 17, 2012 4:56 PM, Guest Dawn wrote:



Stayed at the home of the Ritch’s this year while visiting Grand Cayman. The experience was wonderful. Close to restaurants, shopping areas and beaches.

The home itself was indeed very comfortable and inviting. The porch and back garden were my favorites especially in the early morning.



Would recommend it highly for a great vacation destination.
Jun 2012
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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 16 traveler reviews

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Easter special! 7 nights for $2800! Close to the beach and conveniences
average rating of 4.875 based on 17 reviews
Goiana, Pernambuco (PE) Brazil
4

Authentic Cayman Islands Experience

  • 4 of 5

We were in Grand Cayman for business - and rented Nicole's house. The house is beautiful and spacious, well suited for the four (4) of us and our needs for privacy and independence; also the house is well appointed and comes with what seemed like every-little-anything we could think of wanting / very well equipped and the location is one of the best as well - the house is located in the west bay area on the main road near the regional Foster's and in walking distance (less than 800 feet) from 7 mile beach, the bank (Cayman National), a local phone and data carrier (LIME), a few very good beach side restaurants and a subway (if you care to know), the Lighthouse is a short drive away (I walked it) where there is one of the best vegan/organic dinners that shares a majestic ocean front lookout with one of the better on-island dive-shops - great for breakfast and lunch especially on weekends. All the other high-end dinning opportunities are a very short drive from this house which makes it very convenient if you plan to dine out most evenings. The house was impeccable except for the doors to the washer and dryer units - these where broken and dangling loosely - seemed as if previous tenant-guest may have damaged them since everything else was absolutely perfect and in perfect working order - gardens are well kept, however they seemed recently done (incomplete) when we stayed. One minor glitch during our stay occurred / power was turned-off at the house due to a issue with CUC (local electric Co.) - Nicole handled it promptly and power was restored within hours… and this brings me to the most important part of my review --- Nicole is a excellence host and will take care of whatever concern or need you may have elegantly and do so promptly. Thanks Nicole - we enjoyed our stay very much. This is for sure the best most authentic cayman experience one could expect in the west bay area on Grand Cayman. Thanks Again.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Jo, Thank you so much for the terrific review! It's wonderful to hear that you took advantage of the nearby conveniences. I appreciate how you and your guests took care of our home. As you can see we were not that fortunate with the previous guests. (We may have to seriously reconsider our No deposit policy). I apologize; we did not have the doors repaired in time for your visit. It was safer to remove the broken parts off of the door until they could be properly repaired. The doors have been repaired and the house is back to its normal state. It is awful when the house receives damage that is caused by negligence; and that makes us even more appreciative of guests like yourself! Thank you again for taking care of my home and your honest review! I look forward to meeting you all again soon! Nicole Ritch
Erie, PA USA
5

Outstanding on so many levels.

  • 5 of 5

We were in Grand Cayman for my son's wedding. Many of the wedding party were at the Sunshine Suites, but we decided to rent Nicole's house with family and friends as a central meeting area since some of the festivities were at the Wharf downtown and some were at Cracked Conch in West Bay......and there were so many good reviews of this home we just went ahead and reserved. We were not disappointed at any level. First, the home is spacious and well appointed so no matter how many people are taking a shower, there is hot water. No matter if another load of laundry needs to go in...there are two washers and dryers. Two dishwashers, too! Air conditioner kept us cool when the day heated up. And a large outside yard that accommodates large parties....so Nicole's house became a meeting area most evenings. The "new" central highway makes it an easy drive between the airport, Georgetown, and the house in West Bay....though many people enjoyed the outdoors and walked instead of taking the bus or taxi, which, by the way, run right outside, making transportation sooooo easy. PLUS, the local restaurants, like Al Fresco and Heritage House are wonderful, an easy walk, and have great local Caymanian flavor. Some of the best snorkeling in the Caymans is off Cemetary Beach, a short walk away, as is diving the Kittewake from the dock at the nearby West Bay Public Beach. I have a timeshare in the Caymans near the Kirk downtown and have not spent much time in West Bay. I am so thankful that we rented Nicole's house because I never really experienced this island before without the hordes of people the cruise ships bring in, and there are so many opportunities for FUN right around the corner from the home in West Bay. Stocking up on food is easy too, at Fosters, less than a five minute walk. And I haven't even started to talk about what a nice warm, friendly, accommodating and helpful woman Nicole is. I obviously could go on and on about her and her home. But I think you get the point. You need look no further for a place to stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am happy you chose to stay at my house Harvey. I smile every time the dishwashers or washers are mentioned; they are my favorite appliances in the house! I'm sure they came in handy for your gatherings. Thank you for the Tiki torches! They light the garden beautifully and will be a small memento of your stay. Thanks again for choosing our home as your celebration center! I hope to see you again soon. Nicole
New York City
5

Ritch in Love

  • 5 of 5

You can tell that this is a home filled with love. And a feeling of freedom and lightness. I was a hop, skip from the beach, the bank, and grocery, clothing, and beauty supply stores and thoroughly enjoyed my time in the house. I was in Grand Cayman to do a fresh juice detox and as uncomfortable as this can be for the body, I could not have been more at home in the Ritch Residence. I felt welcome and supported and my room was pretty and very comfy. Nicole is an amazing soul and I got to meet her children who are all super smart and creatively expressive, a wonderful reflection of her. Nicole's family also has a legacy of the best culinary talent on the island. A very special place with a beautiful energy. It felt open, spacious and inviting. This is a great space for groups. I was there alone but I can imagine if I were to go with a group of friends and take over the house how amazing a time we would have. I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Ms. AC! Thank you so much for the personal review. I'm happy to say you are now part of the family; my kids have voted and they want you to come back soon! I was happy to hear that you were comfortable in the house and took advantage of the beach during your detox. Keep us in mind for your next trip! Until then, take care of yourself! Nicole
5

Loved this place!

  • 5 of 5

I was really impressed and wasn't expecting such nice accommodations and hospitality from the owners. The owners are genuinely good people and very helpful/responsive. The house is beautiful, right on the bus route, across from the beach, super short walking distance to a large super market, bank, gas station, 24hr Subway (don't judge), and is very easy to get to. While on a main road, this place is sound proof and very quite. Every shower was great and plenty of nice bathrooms. The AC cranks and 2 washer and dryers. Boom.

I would definitely recommend this place for all types of guests. Can't beat it.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow T! Thank you! You guys were super. The house was in great shape when you left. I was happy to see how wonderfully you all enjoyed your stay at the house. A wedding is the most wonderful event to enjoy in Cayman; but there are still many reasons left to come back! So don't be a stranger. Oh and I love me some Subway too! No shame here. Until next time. Nicole
5

Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the Ritch Residence. The home itself is very spacious, ample bathrooms to accommodate my large group getting ready for wedding activities, etc. and great location close to the beach, grocery store and restaurants. If you want to venture further you can catch public transportation right out front. The property owner Nicole greeted us when we arrived, gave us a tour and took the time to answer all our questions. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the excellent review Sean! It was a pleasure having you guys stay at my home. I know how crazy it can be with a large group preparing for a wedding; so I'm happy to know that everyone had space and was comfortable. Thank you for leaving everything so nice and clean. (Oh, and the lovely beach towels!) It is truly appreciated. I hope to see you all again real soon! Nicole
Brooklyn park Minnesota
5

Coming back!

  • 5 of 5

From Minnesota to the CAYMANS was definately a shock...but in the best way! A block from the beach was awesome! Weather was awesome! And the homeowners were ........AWESOME! We will definately recommended this place to all of our friends! Thank you Richie family!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you and your family Dan! Thank you and Kim again for the lovely gift for the house. It was so nice of you; makes us happy to know that you seriously took care of the house just as if it were your own. I'm so happy the kids enjoyed themselves and thank you for being so caring, down to earth and FUN! Until next time! Nicole Ritch

Map

Nearest Airport
6.8 Miles
Owen Robert Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.8 Miles
Calico Jack's Seven Mile Beach
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Kaibo Beach Ferry
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
The Links at Safe Haven
Nearest Motorway
1.8 Miles
Easterly Tibbetts Highway
Nearest Restaurant
270 Metres
Alfresco Cafe
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
West Bay Public Beach
Car: recommended

This spacious home is located across the street from the Old Homestead; a famous historical home and is a two minute walk from West Bay Public Beach, 4 restaurants, Fosters Food Fair—a full service grocery store, gas station, churches and a shopping plaza with a photo center, pharmacy, bank, 24 hour Subway sandwich shop, dry cleaners, beauty salon and clinic.

The Al Fresco Café offers beach front dining in a casual atmosphere and serves many local dishes. The Tim Buc Tu Diner is rated as one of the top restaurants in Grand Cayman . They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Take the two minute stroll over in the morning for all you can eat pancakes and a gourmet coffee. There is also a local fish fry restaurant steps away.

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Rates & Availability

From $500 Per night

West Bay House Rental Rates

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High season
Dec 1 2015 - Apr 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Minimum stay of 5 nights required
50% rental deposit due at booking
Rent balance due 60 days before arrival
Cancellation policy: Deposit refund less $500 up to 60 days before arrival
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Amenities

West Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - 2nd fl - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • All bathroom are outfitted with Kohler fixtures, granite vanities and all wood cabinets
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2nd fl - 2 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2nd fl - 2 double
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • 15 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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