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'Rum & Kai' Beach Front 1 Bedroom - Rum Point, Grand Cayman

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,039 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Get away from it all at 'Rum and Kai', located at the Retreat in Rum Point. This beach front 1 bedroom condo is located in the stunning upscale vacation home enclave of Cayman Kai on beautiful Grand Cayman.

Completely renovated in 2003 with further updates in 2009, this 3rd floor unit is fully equipped with everything you will need for a relaxing beach front vacation. The unit is tastefully decorated with high-end furnishings and the finest linens; all in an understated, yet elegant tropical West Indies motif.

Featuring breathtaking beach and ocean views from the fully screened lanai and just steps from both the quiet pool and sandy white beach (fantastic for both swimming and snorkeling). The beach features both Palm and Casuarina trees for ample shade. Rum and Kai is the perfect size (1,039 sq. ft) for couples or a small family looking for a truly stress-free beach holiday.

Within walking distance to a pier, you are just minutes from the famous Sting Ray City and Cayman's renowned North Wall, also making Rum & Kai an ideal base for a Dive vacation.

With a king size bed, queen size sofa bed and twin pull out bed, Rum and Kai provides ample sleeping options. The fully equipped kitchen and available BBQ grills makes dining-in as easy as if you are home. But, since you are on vacation there are numerous restaurants located nearby.

In the unlikely event the weather forces you inside, you will appreciate the entertainment center featuring a large screen HDTV, Premium Cable, and a hard drive media center with over 250 movies and 700 TV episodes (many in HD). Classic board games and playing cards are also provided.

Conveniently next door is the popular Rum Point Club, featuring: restaurants, the Wreck bar, gift shop, water sports and snorkel rentals, dive shop and Sting Ray City trips.

The low density complex's amenities include: 1,200 feet of white sandy beach on the ocean (not some lagoon), pool, tennis court, fitness center, on-site management and the most amazing shades of blue the ocean can offer.

If your ideal beach vacation is to completely decompress by lounging or reading the day away on an empty beach (in the sun or shade); going for a dip or snorkel in the amazing water of the Caribbean; getting up for a bite to eat or to grab a drink; taking short day trips to see the sights; cooling off by the pool; ending the day by watching the sun set from the comfort of your lounge chairs; cooking in or dining out; then Rum & Kai at the Retreat may just be the place for you.

Far enough from everything you want to leave behind, yet close to everything you could need for a truly relaxing beach holiday.

(Many more pictures can be viewed on our slide show, please click the link below)

Keywords: Condominium

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Matt & Tracey
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About Matt & Tracey

While we love spending time at our Cayman home, we have some family members who cannot make the trip. So when we are back with them, it allows us to share our little abode with you.

Matt & Tracey purchased this condo in 2008

Why Matt & Tracey chose Grand Cayman

We finally found our little piece of paradise and would love to share it with you. Having rented countless (OK, a lot) vacation properties, we are quite in tune with what makes an enjoyable vacation rental and what doesn't. The natural beauty of the Rum Point area coupled with the amazing snorkeling right off shore sealed the deal for us. Being located on the quiet side of the island was just an added bonus.

What makes this condo unique

Our unit is on the 3rd floor which provides for exceptional views of the blue Caribbean sea and all the peace and quite inherent in a top floor unit. We strive to deliver an outstanding product with hassle-free service for each of our guests. In the unlikely event our on-site management company is unable to accommodate any needs you have that may arise, we are only a phone call or e-mail away from providing assistance. So please, no worries and we hope you enjoy Rum and Kai as much as we do.

Guestbook comments from the owner


My Husband and I rented the condo for 4 nights for our anniversary. The condo was very clean and well stocked. We loved the screened in porch and the convenience of having a kitchen and washer/dryer. One of the best snorkelling spots on the island is just a few yards from the condo. We stayed in Seven Mile the last 2 nights and while there are more things to do, we deifinitely enjoyed the condo more!

Dinner at Kaibo was well-prepared but the portions were small. I guess when you're paying 35 bucks for a piece of fish, you are expecting a normal portion size not appetizer (or sushi) size. Rum point was great for a casual lunch. Nice to sit right on the beach. We did rent a car which I highly recommend. Just to have more dining options and tour the island a bit. We had dinner at the Lighthouse. The atmosphere on the patio was very romantic. The drinks and appetizers were good. Our fish was overcooked, though. I can't remeber the name of the restaurant but our favorite was the one owned by the Indian gentleman. The lobster was fantastic!
Apr 2010
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Rum Point Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1039 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower and tub.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Available upon request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Queen Sleep Sofa and Twin Roll-Away beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Coffee Bean Grinder, Blender, Toaster, Board Games & Playing Cards, iPod Docking Station, Beach Towels and Portable Beach Chairs - Beach Umbrella - Cooler for when you explore the island, Queen Size Sofa Bed and Twin Roll-Away Bed, Screened Windows and Ceiling Fans for when you do not want Air Conditioning.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

'Rum & Kai' Beach Front 1 Bedroom - Rum Point, Grand Cayman
average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews

Lovely, well equipped condo with a beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

Rum & Kai is a very spacious and well-equipped condo in The Retreat at Rum Point. We've been coming to Cayman since 1988 and own property here, so we are very familiar with the island. Over the years we've rented a wide range of accommodations in Rum Point and we have to say, Rum & Kai is one of the nicest we've stayed in. It is decorated in a chic, modern-caribbean style with a beautiful direct view of the ocean. And extremely well-equipped, with multiples of almost every appliance in the kitchen, snorkel gear, tennis rackets -- even a functional printer for our boarding passes! The only thing missing was a martini shaker but a empty mayo jar made due! Also, unlike some other places we've rented, everything worked: TV, AC, stove/oven, etc.

Be aware that Rum & Kai is a third floor walk-up (no elevator), which was fine for us because the view was better and the breezes unencumbered, but if climbing stairs is a problem, you may want to look for a ground floor unit.

Net, a lovely condo in a lovely spot and one we'll hope to stay in again.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One Bedroom Paradise, BEST SNORKELING ever, and Amazing owners

  • 5 of 5

We have already started saving for our return trip. It was an amazing experience to work with the owners of this VRBO, and they have the condo so well stocked it is unbelievable how they think of everything. Very impressed. Also impeccably clean. The snorkeling from the beach is unbelievable. I am a very beginning snorkeler, that honestly can't really swim-- and we were out in the water every day. This 9 day adventure was priceless. The other owners at The Retreat were amazing also, and the staff that works there. Our favorite place to eat was Tukka, we ended up eating there 3 different times it was so great. I honestly can't put into words how amazing this place is. We found the perfect condo in the most amazing part of the world to spend our anniversary. Thank you for allowing us to stay in your gorgeous home. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well maintained. Very comfortable. Very windy - couldn't safely snorkel from beach

  • 5 of 5

The condo is equipped with everything you could need. The porch overlooks the ocean with a pretty view. Only drawback is it's on 3rd floor; no elevator or staff to carry your bags up.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crestwood, KY

Very Peaceful Piece of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week at this wonderful property. It was very clean and extremely well stocked. The staff on site was quite helpful. If you want peace and quiet this is a good place for you. The snorkeling in front is just like depicted in the pictures. It is next to Rum Point where there is a bar, restaurant and water sport rentals. If you want to be where all of the action and tourist attractions are this location will require a drive across the island a minimum or 45 minutes. There are several restaurants within a 10 to 15 minute drive. Don't miss the Queen Elizabeth Botanical Gardens. We loved our week here and hope to return again some day.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rum & Kai -- wonderful place to relax

  • 5 of 5

“Rum & Kai - wonderful place to relax”

We have been going to the Caribbean for 30 years now, but always stayed at hotels. First time staying in a person's condo....and we were a bit hesitant. As soon as we walked into the condo, we "broke" into a big smile and were so pleased with our choice. Matt and Tracey have thought of EVERYTHING one might need on vacation -- and then some! The unit was extremely clean, very spacious, very quiet (no noise from other units), beautiful view. We loved sitting on the screened-in porch. We do not like the crowds of 7-mile Beach (we did that before), and wanted a quieter area - perfect place to choose. Water was very calm, easy to snorkel. Having RUM POINT right next door (but separated from us) was ideal for going over to their Monday Night Barbeque (delicious)...and for a couple lunches. Walked to Kaibo Yacht Club (delicious brick-oven pizza and awesome milkshakes)....very tasty pastries from their breakfast Espresso Shop. Did the Bioluminescent Kayak Tour (from right next door at Rum Point). Toured the Botanical Gardens - delightful. Walked the Mastic Trail (both ways) - what an experience, and so glad I ventured out of my comfort zone to do this. Left my cell phone when we departed, but it was mailed back to us with no problems. If you want a place where you can truly relax, be extremely comfortable with the facilities (the condo, the grounds, the beach), then Unit #13, Rum + Kai, is the place! You will not be disappointed. One side-note: the people of Grand Cayman are very, very friendly. We got a rental car and were driving to The Retreat - my map-reading was poor!! - and the driving instructions from the Managment Company and Matt/Tracey were in the back-seat. Oh -- we can do this! Well - we were confused, but had a very friendly man on a motorcycle stop and escort us most of the way there! You don't get service like that in the United States....or many places! But we found the people of Grand Cayman to be among the friendliest of any island we have visited. Thanks again, Matt and Tracey -- we hope we are lucky enough to visit Grand Cayman again....and especially Rum + Kai.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We were lucky enough to rent #13 at The Retreat on Rum Point. It was fantastic! Perfect beach for relaxing, reading, sunning and snorkeling! The marine life right there was AWESOME! Loved the décor in the condo...lots of nice comfy towels and tons of little extras included! Great place to get away from it all. You felt like you had the whole resort to yourself! Beautiful setting. Would go back in a second! WILL go back! It is the perfect place to get away from it all, or walk next door to Rum Point and be in the thick of things! Red Sail sports next door is handy for any activities....and nice people to deal with!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Owen Roberts
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Wreck Bar
Nearest Restaurant
75 Metres
Rum Point Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Kaibo Yacht Club Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Point of Interest
Starfish Beach - Ivory Kai Point
Nearest Point of Interest
Rum Point Club & Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Chisholm's Grocery
Nearest Point of Interest
Over the Edge Bar & Grill
Nearest Point of Interest
Rum Point Coral Garden
Nearest Point of Interest
Sting Ray City Sand Bar
Nearest Point of Interest
Water Boyz Liquor Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Mastic Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Queen Elizabeth the II Botanic Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Queen's Monument/Connolly's Cove Snorkel Site
Nearest Point of Interest
CayBrew Brewery
Nearest Point of Interest
Foster's Express Mini-Mart
Nearest Point of Interest
Tukka Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
The Lighthouse Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
South Coast Bar & Grill
Nearest Point of Interest
Driftwood Bar & Grill
Car: necessary

Departure point for trips to the world famous Sting Ray City and water sports activity center at the Rum Point Club is located next door.


Rates & Availability

Rum Point Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season (2017)
Apr 23 2017 - Dec 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
High Season (2018)
Dec 17 2017 - Apr 28 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%

Discount reflected in stated weekly rate
Rates based on a minimum 4 night stay & single or double occupancy
Additional $25 per night per adult (up to 3 adults total)
Optional Maid Service available at $35 per occurrence
13% Tourist Lodging Tax additional

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  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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