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Cayman Brac Getaway - the Perfect Island Beach House!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Property
house
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Sister Islands House Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Warm tropical breezes and spectacular azure ocean views await you on Cayman Brac at the Getaway house. I invite you to come and experience one of the Caribbean's best kept secrets.

The Getaway house has been described as 'the perfect island beach house'. The home is just a few steps (only 120 feet) from the clear, turquoise, Caribbean Sea. This oceanfront home is situated on the south (windward) side of Cayman Brac and enjoys constant trade winds. Double French doors, vaulted ceilings, ceiling fans, tile floors, and a screen porch all add to the island experience.

The house is fully furnished and has a washing machine, wi-fi, cd player, and cable tv with Netflix. All towels (including beach towels) and linens are provided. The kitchen is fully equipped including stove, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, blender and coffee maker. 2 bicycles are provided for you, also! Everything you need for the perfect 'getaway'!

The home has two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with a full size bed. The screen porch has a hammock and lounge chairs perfect for a nap, reading, or just taking in the refreshing ocean views and breeze. A private sandy beach area great for sunbathing is right outside the back door. Also, a large barbecue grill provides a perfect place to grill your catch of the day!

There are 3 tidal pools at the oceans' edge: 1 foot, 2 feet and 4 feet deep, perfect for a quick dip or a long relaxing soak with an adult beverage. A coral reef a short distance out from shore provides excellent snorkeling. Shore fishing and beach bonfires are also great fun ... and free ... and without the hassle of having to leave your 'getaway'!

Whether you're coming to Cayman Brac just to have some time to yourself or maybe a family adventure or perhaps a romantic getaway, the Getaway house has everything you need. The house is conveniently located near the dive shops, restaurants, and a grocery store, yet far enough away from everything to make you feel as though you have the island to yourself.

'A truly great place to relax and unwind.' 'The best vacation I have ever had.' 'The pictures just don't do it justice.' 'One week wasn't enough, we want 2 weeks next year' - quotes from previous guests. I hope to hear from you, too!

- LICENSED BY THE CAYMAN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM -

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Marcia Tucker
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2016
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About Marcia Tucker

I have welcomed guests to my Cayman Brac Getaway house for 15+ years now, and it is my favorite place in the world. I know that for many, this may be their first trip to Cayman Brac or the Caribbean, and I want more than anything for their visit to be perfect in every way.

I work with a local property manager to ensure guests are warmly welcomed to the island, escorted to the house upon arrival, and available to answer any questions or concerns during their stay.

I am also almost always available by email or phone before or during guests' stay to

answer any questions or ensure concerns are dealt with immediately.

Please read my reviews! I would love to welcome you, too!

Marcia Tucker purchased this house in 2001

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Cayman Brac Getaway - the Perfect Island Beach House!
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
5

Wonderful get away!

  • 5 of 5

I have been to the Cayman's several times and always stay at the 'Brac Getaway' on Cayman Brac. Whether I have family or friends along for the trip, the quiet and solitude of the house is unique; no close neighbors or continuous traffic. Having a nice cup of coffee or tea, sitting out by the ocean first thing in the morning and watching the sun rise with a slight calming breeze, could be best described by a poet but I can only say it is a great way to start the day! The house has everything you need in regards to amenities; cooking, beach towels and plenty of coconuts. The surf is close enough that it puts you to sleep at night. The house is spacious and open. Although there are wonderful sandy beach areas near the house, there is no real sandy beach access off the back of the house to enter the ocean so care must be taken if you plan on going for a swim or shore dive. As a side note, Cayman Brac has multiple access areas off other beach areas and docks for shore diving or swimming/snorkeling. I give the place a 5 Star because the house has what I enjoy; many hours just sitting by the ocean, hearing the surf and watching the hermit crabs along with a comfortable house. RELAXING AND PEACEFUL would be the adjectives describing the 'Brac Getaway' house. I will be returning next year also and have recommended the place for other friends and family. Marcia, the proprietor, is very helpful and on top of it!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wilmington, NC
5

Immaculate & Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

My fiance and I wanted a honeymoon that was very private, clean, no crowds, relaxing and with beautiful beach view. And at the Getaway house we were delighted with more then we knew what to feel with. It was all those above and more. The caymanians were so welcoming and nice. We had many thinkgs to do then we thought. We arent into goin in the ocean but we enjoyed the beautiful breath taking views. The coconut foods and all food were so good. Jarrys jerk was amazing right up the road from the house. The market right next door. Star-island was great food, cayman beach resort was amazing and we even had to send a bottle of wine to mrs. Geraldine- she was so sweet- the gentleman cutting down coconuts, she went and got us one had it cut open and came with a straw! TIP!!! thanks. And the bikes were a pleasure as we stayed fit. We did rent a car one day which was very budget friendly. But back to the house.. it was perfect! immaucalte clean, spacious, as pictured, better than expected as it was our first vbro and especially in another country. The house had everything from towels, cake making utensils - which we did make a strawberry upside down pineapple cake, to a washer and just everything - it was perfect for all we brought was clothes and a few essentials. Marcia the owner was extremely nice and very accomadating to us. She was only a phone call away if needed. I dont want to give away the many joys of this getaway house but know your in for a big treat in this house!!! Oh and thanks for the wine for our honeymoon ~ so sweet! definetly looking forward to another trip but with the kids. Thank so much Marcia it was an unforgettable blessed honeymoon.. I would so recommend this to all vacationers. all i can say is if you want a private inexpensive paradise home away from home- Getaway house is it!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Private Paradise

  • 4 of 5

This little gem is truly paradise. We loved our time at the Getaway. You will too.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gave us a full refund when we canceled in one day

  • 5 of 5

Marcia was so lovely to work with from the beginning of contact! We really wanted to enjoy her Getaway house for Christmas. But when our plans changed, Marcia cheerfully refunded our deposit the next day. She was so helpful with info about the island, dog policy, etc, we were really sad to cancel.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Waterford, NY
5

Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed 9 days at the Brac Getaway Cottage. We had such a wonderful time. The cottage is exactly as pictured...we felt like we were walking into a most familiar place. It is extremely comfortable and well equipped to meet our needs. We loved having our morning coffee on the screened porch watching the sun rise out of the ocean. In the evenings, we sat on the chairs outside in the sand and watched that same sun dip back into the water for the night. The sunrises and sunsets were magnificent!

My husband went diving 4 days and was very pleased with his dives. We were not able to swim or snorkel at the cottage as the waves were too rough but easily went to the north side of the island and had some wonderful days in the water. Marcia provides a list of dive and snorkel sites that are very easy to find.

The cottage is in a convenient location for restaurants, grocery stores, liquor stores and dive shops. It is an easy access to the airport.

We loved listening to the waves coming into shore 24/7 or in our case 24/9. There is no more soothing sound than the ocean. Loved watching the birds catching their breakfast and the hermit crabs coming out in the evening.

Overall, we had a great time at the cottage and highly recommend it for anyone wanting to get away to a peaceful place.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Corcoran, MN/USA
5

Great Waterfront Location - Clean & Restful, Wonderfully Situated on the Island

  • 5 of 5

Marcia was very accommodating, answering all our questions regarding the island Getaway, prior to our booking, quickly and accurately - providing helpful details (such as favorite Dive Sites) that we printed out in advance and brought with us. The house care-takers met us at the car rental agency as expected, and dealt with a minor problem, during our stay, quickly & efficiently.

This property is well situated on the island, and the layout of the home provides good use of the trade winds throughout (although there are also ceiling fans & AC if preferred). Everything we needed was provided, and the mid-island location created a restful base for our excursions. As shore divers, my husband & I dived daily, renting our tanks through the Brac Shack, just down the street. We found the dive sites easily negotiated with marked rocks and local maps. Many of the shore entrances are even cut-out for easier access. We dined out occasionally at the Brac Reef Resort, which provided great service & filling meals - also just a few miles down the road.

An east wind kicked up during our stay, causing windy water conditions, so we enjoyed the colorful reefs & fish mostly to ourselves (octopi, large crabs, southern rays, eagle rays, porcupine & burr fish, various nudibranchs, purple sea fans, drum fish, nurse sharks, etc.). My husband was especially taken by "George", the local large grouper, who spent nearly an entire dive following us around. This was our first time to Cayman Brac. We have shore dived in Bonaire & also Curacao and wanted to experience Cayman diving without the crowds. We found the finger reefs, near shore, to be very similar the the FL Keys; and of course, Cayman Brac has fabulous wall reefs as well. This location provided a great centralized base to explore it all. We enjoyed a wonderful time. :D and would recommend this unit for anyone wishing to relax, dive/snorkel, or just get-away. I loved falling asleep to the waves crashing off shore.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Cayman Brac (CYB)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: recommended

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Sister Islands House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
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Tax Rate 13.0%

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Amenities

Sister Islands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming

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