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Personal-Private-Perfect! TurtleFish Haven @Villas - JUST READ OUR REVIEWS!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Best, largest Condo Choice, 2Bd 2Bth, EZ Beach Access & All! Sleep 5 COMFORTABLY

TurtleFish Haven: Spacious Ground Floor Privacy @ The Very Heart of 7MB

FOR YOUR PERFECT CARIBBEAN HOLIDAY - at the most central location - on the widest and most expansive portion of the beach - with all the simple luxury and tranquility, quiet, privacy, maximum convenience, incomparable style and stunning beauty -

TurtleFish Haven is






+++++GUARANTEED ETHICAL ACCURACY OF EVERY STATEMENT WE MAKE rude surprises on your arrival as to the quality of our accommodations,

- the beauty and expansive luxury of our beach,

- the proximity of our convenient services,

- the quality of our accommodations, or

- our commitment to your enjoyment!


This is our second home, with each condo being an integral part of our past, present - and future.

We take great pride in introducing & guiding our guests with a personalised Welcome Letter + Cayman Attractions Binder to enhance your Cayman experience with the best info possible.

With quality service that only our commitment to Cayman can offer

.....including insider information regarding Cayman features, attractions and amenities;

discounted car rentals and much, much more!

Why pay more for a small, cramped hotel room???

...when you can have your very own private, spacious condominium with all amenities for far less?

Bring your family or easily share TurtleFish Haven with another couple.

We guarantee enough space and activity to entertain and tire out even the most energetic of youngsters! And our second bedroom easily accommodates a foldaway bed to provide comfortable sleeping for a family of five.


We are the single MOST DESIRABLE LOCATION on Grand Cayman: At the very center of pristine GALLEON BEACH between the Ritz-Carlton & Westin Resort. No cluttered beach, just a wide expanse of sand for you to enjoy. Our neighboring luxury hotels argue over who has the most central location and most sand on Seven Mile Beach… our answer: YES!


TurtleFish Haven is set back conveniently on the ground floor with a large double patio - even as a less expensive OceanView condo you have direct access across our lawn to our incomparable beach. TurtleFish Havens feature an exceptional level of privacy along with OceanFront/View. And both have the largest interior space in our complex due to our extensive remodeling.

THE SINGULAR FEATURES OF OUR GROUNDFLOOR VILLA: with its unique 45-degree layout to afford maximum privacy along with stunning beach & sea our direct access to our naturally shaded beach!

CONVENIENCE? For virtually every need, just a short walk away from our complex to SIX shopping centers and over TWENTY restaurants! Plus: 2 full service Supermarkets, 2 Sports Bars, 5 Beverage Stores, 3 Health Spas, 4 Jewelers, 5 Realtors - even a frozen yogurt shoppe right across the road from us! Renting a car is definitely optional! But even that is easy with our discounted services from the largest agency on Island.

COMFORT? Our unique TurtleFish Haven offer AFFORDABLE LUXURY with the LARGEST TWO-BEDROOM configuration, providing a spacious environment appealing to the most discriminating taste. Eliminating interior walls & kitchen closet created our exclusive open floor plan living area. Double patios from both livingroom and bedroom to the lawn leading to the beach only enhances your indoor/outdoor access pleasure. You relax on light, comfortable rattan furniture and plush living room cushions next to a spacious eating area. We have three flat-screen TVs, WIFI, snorkeling gear and a full kitchen complement, from blender, toaster, microwave, ice maker to wine glasses and more.

Whether you are viewing the sea from the master suite super king bed, breakfasting on the patio or just lounging around in our unique Cayman rattan rockers - yes, the sea is visible right across our lawn and beach - you are assured a stress-free and tranquil environment that will refresh your soul and renew your spirit. You can even blow-dry your hair whilst enjoying our tranquil ocean view.

We specialise in assisting our guests by answering every question before you arrive - so you can enjoy every precious minute of your time with us at our Haven.

Our TurtleFish location is on the largest courtyard lawn in our complex so you pay less even though you have direct beach views and access from our ground floor exits from both master suite and living room.

Of course all condos in our complex have central air, are fully furnished and equipped for your stay, and are inspected and approved annually by The Cayman Islands Hotel Licensing Board. TurtleFish Haven also is completely DISABILITY ACCESSIBLE!!!

What more can you ask?

SIMPLY PUT, TurtleFish Haven Is the very best value condos on all of Seven Mile Beach!

And we delight in making your visit even more friendly, comfortable & rewarding with our Welcoming Letter and Attractions Binder in the condo! INTRODUCTIONS to just about any local product or service offered on Island are available to our guests as well...we've been here for decades! This includes (but certainly not limited to) real property or business services info, how to do CUBA (Easy!) or exotic watersports!

BUT IF YOUR GOAL is to just spend a whole week relaxing in the shade of our Casuarinas whilst generating a marvelous tan on the broadest and deepest part of Seven Mile Beach… well, we offer that in abundance, on the most stunningly beautiful and protected section of pristine Seven Mile Beach.

ALL this make our Havens at Galleon Beach's centrally located beachfront a most memorable location for your best holiday ever!

.......And our SPECTACULAR and MEMORABLE signature sunsets come at no additional cost!

More Details

RobBob & AnnMarie Ketron
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About RobBob & AnnMarie Ketron

* Not the newest, largest, most opulent nor most expensive complex, we chose this property for its unexcelled location, innate charm and understated beauty, remarkable convenience, accessibility, superb design, beautiful gardens and easiest access to the beach.

*VILLAS OF THE GALLEON (VoG) to this day remain the best value for money on Seven Mile Beach compared with any of the 51 other condo properties along stunning SMB.

*Having been completely renovated after Hurricane Ivan, we have the highest approval and return visit ratings of any Seven Mile Beach property!

*We offer our guests the comfort of our friendly setting, convenience of our superior location, and our personal attention to your every holiday wish.

*Working diligently to keep our costs under control, we pass savings on to our guests.

*We respect our guests' privacy whilst being available to provide information and services as needed.

*Having been a part of Caymanian community for so long, we have a wealth of knowledge as to where to go, what to do, and just how to maximize your Cayman experience.

*We love and appreciate this Island culture; most of our friends are Caymanian.

*Husband Bob-a former officer of Rotary International-is proudly active in local Rotary service projects on Island. We offer a special discount to ALL service club members (Uncle Warren was a Lions' Governor: same relationship!). Bob's brother also is a Rotary PDG.

*Wife Ann Marie is a former Head Start programme supervisor and Early Childhood college instructor. An experienced property manager, she can be counted on for extensive knowledge of all products, crafts, services and the best buys here in Cayman.

*If you want to economize and not rent a car, we provide helpful hints as to how to best explore the island and take full advantage of the public transit system. Public mini-buses (US$2.50 p/person) run every few minutes up and down West Bay Road from Turtle Farm & Hell to George Town, and are convenient and fun.


RobBob & AnnMarie Ketron purchased this condo in 1982

Why RobBob & AnnMarie Ketron chose George Town

*Viewing the sea from our master suite superking bed - and the living room!

*Breakfast on the patio, then walking right onto the beach across the lawn

*The shade of our lovely casuarina pines

*Enjoying the antics of the ching-chings

*Our very own rare banana orchid gracing our patio

*Vibrant Tropical Gardens complete with exotic fruit trees

*Our true retreat from the cares of the world in a stress-free environment

*For our daughters - a safe, world-class holiday location

*Amenities & facilities are endless and Ooh-so-conveniently located near us!

*Villas of the Galleon is on the finest part of the Beach, centrally located to just about any service or attraction you might desire whilst on holiday within easy walking distance

*We are super fortunate in our choice of location

*The center of the beach never diminishes: sand torn from the north end of the beach by Nor'wester storms is deposited on the south end, and vice versa... in either case, we generally gain sand from both storm directions

*Snorkeling begins right off our shore

*100 yards out from shore next door from the Ritz is the nearest reef

*Only 350 yards up the beach in front of Governor’s House is Governor’s Reef - easily accessible to entire families, regardless of age

*And Beachcomber Reef is 400 yards to the South

*Other terrific snorkeling locations are just two miles up AND down the beach at Cemetery & Pageant Reefs

*Up at Northwest Point we have the fascinating Turtle Farm complex which features gigantic tortoises, breeding facilities, and turtles of all ages+Visit the collection of Caymanian birds in the aviary.

Convenient to all shopping

Is that enough?

FOR A REALLY UNFORGETTABL EXPERIENCE? - even to engaging a luxurious Rolls-Royce from one friend, retired owner of one of the Island's most notable restaurants - Can you imagine a more delightful HoneyMoon gift than TurtleFish Haven - or as a special anniversary or birthday gift?

What makes this condo unique

Want to know about our unique Cayman history? * Our diverse communities?

* Where to snorkel incomparable reefs - dive - fish?

* Where to find native artwork & crafts?

* Where to go caving, turtling, to the Agricultural Center & Saturday AM fresh fruit & vegetable market?

* Or view local community projects in SouthSound, Prospect, Savannah, Newlands, LowerValley, BoddenTown, FrankSound, EastEnd, OldManBay, NorthSide, RumPoint - or WestBay? We know them ALL!

* Swim with the dolphins at Dolphin Cove on North Sound?

* Or visit one of Cayman’s best-kept secrets - the Ugland Motor Museum? A surprisingly comprehensive attraction of over 50 of the world’s great automobiles, including the first car ever brought to Cayman - a 1914 Cadillac...As you enter the lobby is the world's first manufactured motor 1886 Benz!

* Nearby is Hell post office - yes, you can even send a postcard home from Hell - in the middle of Paradise!

* Easy access to just about anywhere by car or minibus

* Ride horses at our remote nature preserve out at Barker’s Point at the entrance to North Sound - a wild & untamed reminder of what Cayman was like before development

* Enjoy a wide variety of native parrots in the wild on the eastern end of the Island or at the Botanical Garden off Frank Sound Road either before or after a scrumptious lunch at Kurt's Korner at Old Man Bay in North Side

*Three miles South of us: George Town, Cayman's capital - quite the urban center with its many offices housing the financial and business affairs of the world

* Less than a mile to the new planned community of Camana Bay, with modern facilities, restaurants on North Sound, movie theatre and shopping

* Not to be missed is the daily Craft Market downtown, or the Wednesday Farmer's Market @ Camana Bay

* Shopping is almost entirely in US$ to accommodate the 1.3 million cruise ship passengers who disembark annually for only a few hours' taste of what we have in Cayman for you to enjoy for a week

-And much, much more!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We've used VRBO 8 times to visit six different holiday destinations (four in the Caribbean).... And as we planned our next holiday we just couldn't believe Bob's description of their "Turtlefish Haven" .... or the outrageously complimentary reviews we read. But we couldn't resist calling and testing it. Bob's professional and personable manner in answering all our questions made it easier to take a chance that his assurances and description were accurate. So we went in this off season and are simply stunned.

This is arguably one of the most beautiful beaches ANYWHERE! And they ARE located at the very center of the entire beach. And we could walk to all the restaurants we needed, and the supermarket was an easy walk to get fresh baked pastries and coffee for breakfast and nibbles for the beach. at what they offer.

We love snorkeling and found you could enjoy just going offshore, but we ended up checking out different reefs every day... there can be no more beautiful water than off Seven Mile Beach!

The condo itself could not be more appealing or convenient. It is right on the ground floor, set back across the lawn from the beach about a hundred feet, which made it even better for us as we like the direct access to the beach while maintaining our privacy without having all the other beachgoers and walkers right on top of us. The open Caribbean flavor interior was delightfully soothing and tastefully decorated with 3 new flat screen TVs. Everything we needed was in the full kitchen and we didn't even miss the lack of granite counters.

The cell phones were so very convenient; we could even keep in contact with each other from the beach to the condo!

Bob and his wife were the most hospitable of hosts. They really went out of their way to inform us in advance and be available to us both by email and phone while we were there. And their housekeeper (Virginia) is both competent and accommodating with a personality to match. Thanks, Bob and Ann Marie.

Bottom line: Their Turtlefish Haven is SIMPLY PERFCT for a family vacation. We will return this coming year, and Turtlefish Haven is the only destination we want. And the SIX STAR review was spot on!
Oct 2013
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George Town Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 modern tiled with full showers, storage
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Configured as one or the other as requested
  • King size beds (1) Commodius and comfortable and convenient to side patio; You can lie in bed in the master suite and view the sea across the lawn!, Twin Beds in large second bedroom that can be converted into a king
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Activity guide with recommendations Convenient to SIX shopping areas withiin walking distance, with World-class dining and shopping Discounts to local attractions, Expanded interior redesign with native coral rock wall, Private introductions to local amenities and services, Guaranteed family-friendly environment


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average rating of 4.869565 based on 47 reviews

Fantastic Stay and Ownership

  • 5 of 5

Literally first rate. The condo is well accommodated (nice beach furniture, well stocked kitchen, TV, internet, good AC) and well sized. The location is spectacular (almost dead center of Seven mile beach - easy access to restaurants, excursion pickup, grocery, night time entertainment). Very close to the beach with nice private seating and shade.

Bob and Mary steal the show though. Very charming and thorough in their welcome packet (lots of useful information). They were actually in the other unit during our stay. I can tell they love the island and want everyone else to fall in love too. Bob and Mary helped my father out when he left his phone inside the unit, after we arrived at the airport to depart. They were on our same flight and were able to bring the phone with them! Would absolutely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tim - Thanx for the kind thoughts. Truying to meetneach guests’s individual needs can be difficult, but we really try to help you have your best holiday posible. And just seeing youtr dad and daughter enjoying themselves so much....well, that alone makes it all worthwhile!
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Wonderful Stay at the Villas of the Galleon!!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful spot on the gorgeous Seven Mile Beach with the most gracious hosts! Thanks so much for everything Bob and AnnMarie - you helped us have the most wonderful and stress-free stay by sharing a little piece of your heavenly place with us! Must try Casa 43 per Bob's recommendation when you go - best Mexican Street Corn and Margaritas ever! Can't wait to come back to the Villas of the Galleon.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The condo is outdated and minimal service but the location and beach are great!

  • 3 of 5

The location is awesome (beach is one of the best on SMB) but the condo is a bit outdated compared to some others that we visited while we were there. Some major updates are overdue (faucet in kitchen would not move; exhaust fans were noisy and old; bed not comfortable...).

Also, if you rent from directly from the condo association, they include linen service. Although there is a washer and dryer in the unit, this daily or every other day service is a nice addition. (Note that we had no services during the week and we were required to leave a $100 tip for the manager who only cleans the villa after you depart-not sure why we would have to leave this other than subsidizing their pay.

If you are renting a condo, you might want a safe to be available-there was not one here.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Honeymoon Haven was fantastic! A total 5 star location and excellent experience with the owner.

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our 5 night vacation to the Cayman Islands. We found this rental to be exactly as it was presented online. The customer service from Mr. Bob, the owner, was top notch. He provided a ton of information about the island, places to dine, car rental information, directions, and things to do long before we departed on vacation. This knowledge came in very handy in planning our daily adventures and navigating the island once we arrived. Honeymoon Haven was right on Seven Mile Beach in the heart of everything. The rental was very clean and we had everything that we needed for our family of three plus our daughter's college friend. The condos had a private beach area with all the amenities of lounging in the breath taking views. I would highly recommend this rental to anyone looking for a great place to stay on Cayman Island!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well, thank you Steve; we gather the ladies had a good time! We know you had far more info than you could utilize, but hope you will be inspired to want to return soon and enjoy even more of Cayman's attractions. We keep trying to make it better and hope we succeed; we truly appreciate your kind comments and you just inspire us to do even better in future.
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Great vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very nice and clean. Excellent beach and location on Seven Mile Beach. Our hosts were very helpful with providing us information about the island, transportation, and tips about the local restaurants and things to do in the area. We would definitely recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so very pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Whilst we are in no way able to take credit for our unexcelled location and convenience to all local amenities, we do pride ourselves on trying to provide the very best in comfortable accommodations and in helping you have a real "feel" for what our guests can experience in Cayman. We look forward to your return to do even more your next time to our little bit if Paradise.
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Wonderful family holiday vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Turtle Fish Haven (ground floor): 2 parents and two 20ish kids. The unit is quite spacious, well cared for and very well equipped for cooking and lounging. Beds were comfortable, and it was a huge plus to have a washer/dryer so that we could pack very light. The unit is very convenient to a beautiful beach with a private, uncrowded lounging area and snorkeling in calm waters at a little distance from the shore. All of this would make the unit an excellent choice, but the recommendations of the owners and previous guests made this absolutely priceless. Their guidance helped us focus on the myriad choices for activities, shopping, and dining, as we had no previous experience with Grand Cayman. Based on our experience, definitely contact Captain Clinton ( for a trip to Stingray City and nearby snorkeling--truly unforgettable. The bioluminescence kayak tour was enjoyable, and the bus trip allowed us to see a different part of the island ( As an aside, the fitness enthusiasts in the group were very happy with the nearby gym, Life Extension ( We are planning to return for vacations in the future, and I wouldn't stay anywhere else.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do appreciate your input, and we just wouldn't have it any other way....your enjoyment is paramount, and we know the local vendors like Captain Clinton make us even more special. From our Welcome Letter you know even more about what you did not have time to do on this first trip, so we hope you come back soon to enjoy even more of Cayman's attractions. --AnnMarie & Bob
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Nearest Airport
6 Kilometres
6 km ; 10-15 minutes
Nearest Barpub
70 Metres
Legendz across W B Rd /CaymanFalls ShoppingCentre
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
1KM to Dragon Bay pier-on North Sound to CaymanKai
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
The Links @ Safehaven across WB Rd 1 KM
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
Esterly Tibbetts Hwy 1 Blk East -to airport 12 min
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
OVER TWO DOZEN--all within walking distance 0.6 km
Nearest Ski
2042 Miles
3,286 KM (2,042 mi) to Crested Butte, CO
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
You're on it! Just a few feet away!
Nearest Point of Interest
World Famous Seven Mile Beach
Car: not necessary

Sunning, Tanning, Lazing, Loafing, Shell Hunting, Boating, Turtle Centre, Sting Ray City, Wind Sailing, Swimming with the Dolphins, Starfish Point Bioluminescence, Kayaking, Havana Cigars, Sunday Brunching, Hiking, Gourmet Eating, Local Delicacies, Fresh Fish daily, ...... much, much more


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

As soon as booking is confirmed, we send contact info for our exciting and exclusive discounted auto rentals immediately upon request. Our Welcoming Introduction Letter is sent by email after deposit payment is received.

Optional usage of Jacuzzi in HoneyMoon Haven requires a fee for usage as well as damage deposit to emphasize the need for extreme care in its use. If guests choose not to use the Jacuzzi, then no fee or damage deposit is required.

HoneyMoon Haven Ocean-Front location rate please add US$72.00 (plus 13% Hospitality Fee) to basic discount rate.

Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, Spring Break, and Easter Holiday periods please add US$50 (+ 13% Hospitality Fee) to basic discount rate.

We ask that our guests leave CI$80 (US$100) for our Housekeeper on departure, all of which goes to her without deduction or taxation.

Questions regarding any aspect of guest interest or rates shall be answered promptly at any time.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.