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Jim Leavitt

Member since: 2000
Call Manager
Speaks: english

4BR-Castaway Cove: Oceanfront Northside Villa with Excellent Snorkeling

3 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Overview

Rum Point Villa Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Sleeps 10

4BR/3.5BA Castaway Cove Villa is directly oceanfront in the district of Northside. Offering excellent snorkeling, the airy, sun-filled two story beach home features breathtaking views from almost every room in the house. Vaulted ceilings and open architecture amplify the effect, and the sandy beach and private dock are perfect for long afternoons under the Caribbean sun.

Enjoying a protective coral reef, Castaway Cove is perfect for snorkel enthusiasts; the thatched cabana and private pier are perfect for fishing, lounging or rented watersports equipment. The full modern kitchen offers all of the standard appliances, dishware, cookware and cutlery, along with an oceanfront view. The comfortable oceanfront sitting area lets you admire the scenery even when you’re relaxing after a day of sun and sand. Just outside, the large deck offers oceanfront dining for eight. Combined with the convenient Northside location, it’s easy to see why 4BR Castaway Cove is an excellent value.

(2) King suites, (1) King bedroom shares bathroom with (1) Twin Bedroom that has XL twin beds for taller guests. Accommodates 10 people (8 adults max.) Pull out sofa in the living area for children only.

Central A/C, Wifi, Washer/Dryer, Plasma TV, Stereo, Linens, Towels and Beach Towels are all provided.

13% CI Government Occupancy tax added to all rates

$2,000 refundable damage deposit waived with purchase of $49 ADP - Accidental Damage Protection.

Minimum Stay: 5 Nights Minimum

Minimum Stay, Dec 21-Jan 6:

7 Nights Minimum,

Weekend to Weekend

No Weddings or Events

Minimum age of 25 yrs old to lease any of the villas and lessee must occupy the villa during the entirety of the rental period.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jim Leavitt (Property Manager)
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.3
based on 3 traveler reviews

4BR-Castaway Cove: Oceanfront Northside Villa with Excellent Snorkeling
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews
5

Fantastic House

  • 5 of 5

We just loved this house. We visited for Spring break 2016 we had a total of 8 people, 4 adults and 4 children ages 11-15. The place was perfect. Plenty of space for everyone, so nice quiet and secluded. The kids just loved the pier and the reef just off the beach to explore by snorkeling over it. It was such a relaxing vacation we did not want to return. You will need to rent a car to stay here, but the area was great, near Rum Point, the Crystal Caves, we used Tortuga Divers in Morritts only a 10 minute drive away. Georgetown was about 45 minutes away, but one day in there was more than enough. Just packed with cruise ship visitors. The house was very well equipped, the beds were comfortable we had everything we needed right there. You could easily cook all your meals here if you wanted. We had breakfast and lunch in and sampled the local restaurants for dinner. Just a great trip all around, I highly recommend this house, it is even better in person than you can see in the pictures.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful View

  • 3 of 5

This house was beautiful. We were unfortunate in our timing, as it was very windy at the house our entire stay. We were unable to use the beach or sit outside during our visit. The beaches were covered in seaweed so thick, we couldn't walk the beach either. Our second night there, the power went out for 5 hours and we weren't able to sleep in the stifling heat. The next day, it was off and on, as well. And every night, I'd wake up around 12:30 am because the a/c in the master was reset to 80 degrees and I'd have to adjust it.

It felt a little stingy that only a partial roll of paper towel was provided and we weren't aware that no cleaning supplies would be there unless discussed prior to our stay. Also, we had two flat tires with our rental vehicles due to the numerous nails and screws found in the parking area. We picked up a few handfuls of them and threw them away to help future visitors. One of the dining chairs is unraveling and my father sliced his finger on an exposed rusty nail. I'm usually not one to complain, as I love VRBO and have used it many times, but this was my least favorite stay through the site.

Fortunately, the weather was amazing on the other side of the island, so we drove over there daily to enjoy the beaches and attractions.

I still gave the home 3 stars instead of less and I'm sure most of our trip would have been different if not for the weather. Also, the views from the home were amazing. We only wish we could have gone outside to enjoy it more!

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Paradise Home for the whole family!

  • 5 of 5

We took a family vacation and stayed here for a week. WOW and WOW! Location location location. This house was perfect in every way. The size and layout was great. The waterfront location is stunning. Beautiful views. We loved that it is on the north side of the island it makes it very private but had lots to do in the area without all the tourist. The house is very comfortable and has everything you could need. We had 7 adults and 3 small children and had plenty of space. The water was great and the location made snorkeling very easy and lots of sea life to enjoy. it was far from the big towns but we really enjoyed taking the drive into town it's an easy commute. One feature we really enjoyed was going to Starfish Pointe the beaches there are spectacular. As well as going to Rum Pointe, very fun place. Great house and manager was very accommodating. Our family made great memories and we will be back to Castaway Cove! Loved the house and island!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Owen Roberts (GCM)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Over The Edge
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Over The Edge
Car: necessary

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Amenities

Rum Point Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King Suite - 1 king
    King Suite - 1 king
    King Bedroom - 1 king , Shares bathroom with Twin Bedroom
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Shares bathroom with King Bedroom
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The entire island is only 22 miles wide from west to east; so you are never too far from anywhere on Grand Cayman. The homes on the oceanfront in Rum Point offer great reef protected snorkeling. The beaches usually have plenty of white sand, but also can have spots of rocky “ironshore” with natural rock formations. The closer you get to Rum Point, usually the sandier the beach as well as swimming. Either way, with the abundant marine life we have in the water, you will want to wear foot protection (pool shoes or fins). The prevailing breeze (trade winds) from the east also make flying insects less of a nuisance—many of the homes in Rum Point don’t even need a screened porch. The big draw to this area is the proximity to the “Rum Point Club”; a public beach club that offers a fantastic barefoot beach…many watersports, a restaurant, bar, grill, gift shop and pick-up beach volleyball games. (www.rumpointclub.com )

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